The Okura Prestige Bangkok

Name of hotel

The Okura Prestige Bangkok

 

Year opened

2012

 

Neighbourhood

The Okura Prestige Bangkok is located in the award-winning Park Ventures Ecoplex building which is situated at the heart of the city’s Central Business District on Wireless Road, close to the embassies of the United Kingdom, United States and Japan. The hotel offers direct access to the city’s BTS SkyTrain network at Phloen Chit station and sits close to major shopping malls and commercial districts. 

 

Walking distance to:

Within walking distance are a range of luxury destinations including Siam Paragon, Erawan Bangkok, Gaysorn Plaza, CentralWorld and Central Embassy, while immediate access to the city’s BTS SkyTrain network at Phloen Chit station provides above-ground rail transport across central Bangkok.

 

Size and style:

All 240 rooms and suites offer views across the dynamic Bangkok skyline through the triple-glazed windows. The rooms combine comfort and luxury with the very latest technological developments designed to impress business and leisure travellers - from Egyptian cotton sheets to environmentally-friendly bathroom amenities. Club Level rooms offer an exclusive level of privacy with services available at the Okura Club Lounge.

 

Family friendly:

Yes - the hotel has babysitting services, baby cots and kid's amenities available. 

 

Airport transfers:

The hotel offers S300 BlueTec Hybrid Mercedes Benz sedans for airport transfers or private hire. Transfers are charged (at a maximum of three persons per vehicle) at THB3,000 (about A$115) per trip. Larger vehicles are available for families or groups, charged at THB3,500 per trip (about A$135) for a maximum of five-six people.

 

On-site dining and drinking facilities:

Yamazato is a traditional Japanese restaurant which offers set breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Elements, located on the 25th floor, presents French cuisine with Japanese influences. Elements provides offers a relaxed and informal atmosphere with the added attraction of an open kitchen.
 
The Terrace Bar is an ideal location for pre-dinner aperitifs and post-dinner digestifs. It can also be a pleasant place to relax during Bangkok's cooler winter months.
 
Up & Above is an all day dining venue which serves international breakfast, buffet lunch and an à la carte dinner menu. The traditional Sunday brunch combines popular Asian and Western dishes, while their Afternoon Delight offers Japanese sweet and savoury utems with a choice of coffee, tea and sake. 
 
La Patisserie offers a tempting selection of home-baked bread, baguettes, cakes and pastries with a Japanese influence. 

 

You need to know:

The Okura Prestige Bangkok is part of the Park Ventures Ecoplex, Thailand’s first LEED platinum-certified ‘green’ building. The cantilevered pool on the 25th floor is a stunning architectural feature. 

 

On-site facilities:

Parking

Yes, complimentary

Pool

Yes

Gym

Yes, the fully-equipped 24-hour fitness centre overlooks the pool and is located on 25th floor. 

Spa

Yes. The signature treatment, the Ta-ke relief massage, lasts for 1 hour and 30 minutes; warm bamboo rods are used to apply pressure and heat across a broader area of the limbs and torso, before the body is massaged with special treatment oils. 

 

Eco and community initiatives:

The Park Ventures Ecoplex is the first mixed-use structure in Thailand to receive a US Green Building Council LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Platinum rating. This is the highest LEED rating awarded by the Council.

The Park Ventures Ecoplex is designed in accordance with Council guidelines in five key areas: sustainable site; water efficiency; energy and atmosphere; materials and resources and indoor environmental quality. The triple glazed windows, for example, insulate effectively against sound and heat, thus reducing substantially the demands upon the building’s air conditioning systems. The Okura Prestige Bangkok also operates energy-saving measures to further reduce the building’s carbon footprint.

 

Concierge recommends:

Visit Wat Poh, Wat Arun, Grand Palace, Jim Thomson House and Chatuchak Market. 

 

The living room in the Presidential Suite.

 

Services

Wifi

Yes, complimentary

Turndown service

Yes

24 hour reception

Yes

24 hour room service

Yes

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