The Peninsula Bangkok is one of Bangkok’s finest & luxurious hotel primely located along the historical Chao Phraya river.
With its distinctive Wave shaped design, this bold architecture presents ALL 370 of its rooms & suites with a stunning panoramic view of Chao Phraya River & Bangkok Skyline.
Upon arriving Don Mueang Airport, the driver met & greet us and we were escorted to the waiting area before being chauffeur to Peninsula Bangkok hotel with their iconic emerald green BMW 7 Series.
The BMW is equipped with free wifi, allowing us update our social media. We were given cold water & cold face towel to refresh ourselves.
The ride from Don Mueang airport to Peninsula Bangkok takes approx 45 mins. The ride was smooth and enjoyable.
With Saphan Taksin skytrain station just across the river, The Peninsula Bangkok provides guests complimentary ferry shuttle (restored beautifully from rice barges) to & fro allowing guests the convenience to get around Bangkok from the Peninsula Pier Lounge.
Upon arriving, we were lead to our room for check in thus skipping the usual queue at reception.
The spacious 506 sq ft Grand Deluxe Room is situated on the upper floors of the hotel. The room matches traditional Thai design featuring rich Thai fabrics, traditional ceramics and modern technology such as high-speed wireless internet access, mood lighting and electronically controlled curtains.
The grand deluxe room has a sitting area with sofa, coffee table and executive work desk. The ample natural lighting enhances the comfort level of the room, and not to forget the amazing Chao Phraya & Bangkok City skyline view.
The luxurious marble bathroom has dual vanity, separate shower stall, toilet cubicle & a bath tub.
One of the highlight of the hotel is definitely the exotic 88 meter 3 tiered pool
Unlike most hotels, the service is unparalleled. Within 5 mins after we seated, ice cold water was given to us. 15 mins later, cold face towel was provided and another 15 minutes later we were given small sorbet. All without asking!
And no, they dont give you “dont you want to order something” attitude, allowing everyone to enjoy comfortably and order drinks or cocktails as they pleased. Little gesture like these do set them apart from other hotels.
The Fitness Center is equipped with a comprehensive equipment & a workout trainer onsite allowing guests to get the most out of working out while away from home.
There is also a steam room, sauna and hot and cold plunge pools.
Located in a 3 story Thai colonial-style building adjacent to the hotel’s Fitness Center, The Peninsula Spa features 14 treatment rooms, four suites (two Private Spa Suites and two River Private Spa Suites), relaxation rooms and an Asian tea lounge.
Treatments and packages are designed using European, Oriental and Ayurvedic philosophies for an holistic experience.
The River Cafe & Terrace is the place where hotel guests enjoy breakfasts. Offering both indoor & alfresco dining option, guests can choose which they prefer.
Breakfast at The Peninsula Bangkok was scrumptious, with a wide range of quality choices available. They even serve fresh cut mango & jack fruit which is typical unavailable in other hotels.
The impeccable services from the beginning to the end at The Peninsula Bangkok sets itself apart from others. Small thoughtful gestures enhances guest experience, making everyone felt as a valued guest.
The staff often smile & greet us, attentive to our needs, ensuring our stay was faultless & enjoyable. If you are looking for a rock solid service hotel for holiday, weekend staycation or business trip, The Peninsula Bangkok no doubt is one of the ideal choice.
What we look forward : Stable wifi connection especially at River Terrace Cafe, More electric sockets in the room, Some berries variety for the breakfast.
The Peninsula Bangkok
333 Charoennakorn Road, Klongsan, Bangkok 10600, Thailand
Room Rates : from THB 9,800 per night