Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok
Magnificently situated on the banks of the Chao Phraya River and set in beautiful tropical gardens, the 5-star deluxe Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok is consistently voted one of the best hotels in the world, boasting unrivaled luxury in an elegant and exotic setting. The hotel is just 25-30 minutes from the international airport and 15 minutes from the central business and shopping districts, with shuttle service to both. Enjoy Bangkok's well-deserved reputation as the shopping capital of Southeast Asia with its range of products from Thai silks, gemstones, tailor-made suits and dresses, to inexpensive shoes, bronzeware and traditional handicrafts.
All of the Shangri-La Hotel's guest rooms and suites feature river or city views, and the superb Krungthep Wing features garden balconies overlooking a private pool and the river. Each room has been tastefully decorated and designed to give you maximum comfort, privacy and relaxation throughout your stay. Each room features 24-hour room service, color television with in-house movies and music channels, fully stocked mini-bar and refrigerator, hairdryer, individually controlled air conditioning, high-speed Internet access, IDD telephone and safe deposit box. Non-smoking rooms and facilities for the disabled are also available.
A superb selection of Asian and International restaurants awaits guests, complemented by spectacular views of the Chao Phraya River. Savor a variety of Asian and international dishes at the NEXT2 Cafe & Terrace. At Salathip, enjoy delicious royal Thai cuisine amid riverside pavilions as graceful Thai dancers glide by your table. Edogin features elegant Japanese dining with delicious a la carte, set lunch menus, Teppanyaki, sushi and sashimi. Experience the best of regional Chinese cuisine, including delicious steamed seafood, noodles, dim sum and tasty barbecued meats, in the refined surroundings of Shang Palace. Or dine at Agenlini, the award-winning Italian balcony bar, offering "Antipasti" lunch buffet, creative a la carte evening dining and live entertainment. For a truly unique experience, board the "Horizon" for an international buffet dinner cruise as you travel back in time up the Chao Phraya River or witness Bangkok by night.
The Lobby Lounge and Riverside Lounge are the perfect venues for cocktails, light snacks, and afternoon teas. Any time day or night, treat yourself with dramatic river views and fine service at the Riverside Lounge. Or enjoy live entertainment in the Lobby Lounge, at the heart of the hotel also overlooking the river. Put a splash into your day by heading to one of the two pool bars to enjoy luscious tropical drinks and tempting snacks as you soak up the relaxing poolside atmosphere.
CHI, the spa at the Shangri-La, embraces a holistic approach to physical and spiritual wellbeing. Inspired by traditional Asian healing philosophies, our treatments are based upon the principles of restoring balance and harmony to mind and body. Featuring the largest and most luxurious private spa suites in Bangkok, complete with memorable bathing and herbal steam facilities, CHI gives you the luxury of personal space and timelessness to indulge your senses, soothe your body and revitalise your spirit. Surrender to CHI's signature treatments, the intuitive touch of our therapists and the restorative powers of our fragrant oils, aromatic herbs and spices.
Shangri-La Bangkok has a superb range of recreation and leisure facilities including two outdoor swimming pools and a fully-equipped gymnasium overlooking the river. Enjoy a game of tennis under the stars on the lit courts or experience a Thai massage at the Health Club. Additional facilities include two squash courts, sauna, steambath and jacuzzis.
The hotel offers an extensive range of services and facilities supported by the experienced staff, including a shopping arcade, gift shop, hair & beauty salon, barber shop, florist, pastry shop, 24-hour medical clinic, tour and travel office, taxi & limousine service, foreign exchange counter, photo processing service, same-day laundry and valet service, and complimentary shoeshine service.