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FSA LogoThe Luxury Hotel Insider: Exclusive luxury hotel deals, features and special rates from the luxury hotel experts at Five Star Alliance. 
 
Named one of Tripbase's Best Luxury Travel Blogs for 2011, below are Five Star Alliance's newest articles featuring exclusive information on luxury hotels worldwide including special offers and deals at the world's best hotels.

Business Travel, Bangkok Style

August 26, 2013
By: Elaine Lee

Chatrium Residence Sathon BangkokIf you travel for business often and so just so happen to be traveling to Bangkok, Thailand- be sure to book your stay at the Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok. A favorite amongst business travelers, the beautiful property makes it easy for their guests to forget they are there for work by making them feel at home with amenities located on the property. Business guests can maximize on some rest and relaxation in their limited spare time. 

Amenities that business travelers will appreciate include:

Dry cleaning and laundry service
Wireless High speed Wi-Fi internet connection
Private meeting rooms
Offices and workstations
Secretarial services
Photocopying and faxing services
Video conferencing services
Boardroom with LCD screen and projector
Full Service Business Center open from 8AM-5:30PM

The Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok is also ideally located as it is central to all the business convention centers in the area, in addition to being steps away from leisure tourist attractions such as parks, shopping centers and complexes, riverfronts, and markets.

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Image of the Day: Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok

July 26, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Chatrium Residence Sathon Bangkok has an oversized swimming pool that is set in a tranquil tropical garden. 

Chatrium Residences Sathon Bangkok

 

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Image of the Day: Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

July 18, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok offers contemporary luxury throughout its 393 rooms and suites, with views over the Chao Phraya River or gardens; ten restaurants, many with terraces by the river; and The Oriental Spa, voted among the "Best in the World."

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

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The Peninsula Bangkok Celebrates 15 Years with 15 Fabulous Facets

July 1, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Peninsula Bangkok
The ultra-luxurious Peninsula Bangkok is turning 15 this year!  To celebrate, they are launching a special guest package called Fifteen Facets that features 15 unique Peninsula experiences. The package is priced at THB 55,150++ per two guests for four nights’ stay and is valid from 1 May to 31 October 2013. 

The main features of the package comprise:

-Fast track welcome at Suvarnabhumi Airport
-BMW limousine roundtrip transfer
-Deluxe Room for two 
-Daily Breakfast for two at River Cafe & Terrace
-Relaxed Lunch for two at The Pool
-Private Dinner for two in the Paribatra Aviation Lounge
-One hour spa treatment for two at The Peninsula Spa
-Two alcoholic drinks and unlimited soft drinks at The River Bar for two
-Two cocktails at Thiptara Lounge for two
-The Peninsula Top Chefs’ Secrets
-The Peninsula Afternoon Tea for two
-Tuk Tuk Tour of Klongsan
-Asiatique The Riverfront Visit by Peninsula Private Boat
-The Peninsula Academy Footprint from the Past
-Late Check-out until 6:00 pm

Other 15th annivesary celebrations planned include corporate responsibility and sustainability programmes for the Thai community, special events, and the official launch of the hotel’s new look lobby.

 

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Family Features at Tower Club at lebua

May 29, 2013
By: K. Clare Johnson

 

tower club at lebua

 

The Tower Club at lebua is a five-star hotel that epitomizes luxury accommodation in Bangkok. The Tower Club at lebua is also a terrific choice for a family vacation. The all-suite luxury hotel has several suites that are suited for families. Suites are located on the top floors, from 51st to 59th, and suite guests have access to the Tower Club Lounge on the 52nd floor. The lounge offers free drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic), light lunch, afternoon high tea and canapés from 6am to 6pm.

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Tower Club Signature Suite
These two-bedroom suites offer views of the river and the city and offer 176m2 of space with modern and tasteful décor.

 

 

Tower Club at lebua

 

Tower Club Luxury Suites
These two-bedroom suites start in size from 186 square meters and are comprised of two bedrooms and a living room. Luxury Suites are freshly designed and feature modern décor and views of the Chao Phraya River.

 

 


Tower Club Lebua Suite
This three bedroom suite spans 266m2 of plush interiors with 3 separate bedrooms and a living room. The suites have 4 balconies that offer terrific views of Chao Phraya River and the city of Bangkok. There’s an LCD TV in each bedroom and in the living room, all offering video on demand.

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Tower Club at lebua Suite amenities and services include toiletries from Acca Kappa, kitchenette, iron, personal safe, Nespresso Coffee Machine, 24-hour room service,concierge and limousine service, housekeeping service, an on-call doctor, complimentary shuttle but to Sky Train, and valet parking.
Select suites even offer a washer/dryer and non-smoking floors are available. Guests can also partake of private meals cooked in-suite by a personal chef.
Lebua even offers a kid’s guide to Bangkok, which highlights activities for children while they are in town.

 

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Posted in: Bangkok

Focus on Okura Prestige Bangkok

May 26, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

 

Cantilevered on the 25th floor, Okura Prestige Bangkok's 25-metre swimming pool is a stunning architectural feature of the iconic Park Ventures Ecoplex.

 

Okura Prestige Bangkok 

 

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New to Five Star Alliance: Chatrium Hotel Sathon Bangkok

May 19, 2013
By: K. Clare Johnson

 

Chatrium Hotel Sathon Bangkok is the newest addition to the Five Star Alliance collection.  The luxury hotel is an oasis of calm in the

bustling Thai city. Enjoy the picturesque oasis of calm with the oversized free-form swimming pool set amongst lush greenery.

 Chatrium Hotel Sathon Bangkok

 

 

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The Top 30 Luxury Hotels in 2012: Honorable Mention Tower Club at lebua

December 29, 2012
By: Jordan Schultz


In the last month of 2012, Five Star Alliance is counting down the Top 30 Luxury Hotels and Resorts worldwide, as decided by you, our luxury travelers! But there were a few more hotels we absolutely had to mention. Be sure to check in with us daily to keep up with our countdown and explore a few of the absolute best and most luxurious hotels in the world for your future travels.

Here are a few fun facts about Tower Club at lebua:

-The Tower Club at lebua is an all-suite luxury hotel located in the extravagant city of Bangkok, and consists of 358 rooms that are designed to impress guests to the fullest.

-The hotel is strategically placed at the cross roads of Silom and C roads, so there is easy access to business and shopping districts in the busy city.

 

-Try the world's highest al fresco restaurant at the hotel itself, which is located on the 63rd floor of The Dome at State Tower. Sirocco will leave you mesmerized!

 

-This hotel offers a spa facility on site as well as a fitness center and outdoor pool for their guests to enjoy after a long day of exploring the amazing city and culture.

 

 

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The Top 15 Luxury Hotel Destinations in 2012: #10 Bangkok

December 22, 2012
By: K. Clare Johnson

In the final days of 2012, Five Star Alliance is counting down the Top 15 Luxury Hotels and Resort Destinations Worldwide, as decided by you, our luxury travelers! Be sure to check in with us daily to keep up with our countdown and explore a few of the absolute best and most luxurious hotels in the world for your future travels! 

As of today, Five Star Alliance features 36 luxury hotels in Bangkok, Thailand. The populous capital city of Thailand, Bangkok is a bustling city with vibrant street life, historic temples and palaces, and an emerging fashion scene. Tourists will have a hard time choosing from among the vast amount of things to do. Sample regional cuisine or take a canal trips through Bangkok, "The Venice of the East." Or pay a visit to Siam Ocean World and swim with the sharks. The latest looks are available in the fashion center of Siam Square and bespoke tailoring is widely available in the city. Sports fans can take in a Muay Thai (Thai Kickboxing) match or play some indoor soccer.

What makes our guests love Bangkok?

-Travel + Leisure has named Bangkok the World's Best City so many times (including this year), it's now in the magazine's Hall of Fame.

The great diversity of places to stay. From riverfront opulence of the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel to the post-Colonial 12-suite retreat of The Eugenia to the 338 rooms nestled in an 8-acre tropical park at Swissotel Nai Lert Park. There's also the dramatic city views found at the all-suites Tower Club at lebua and uniquely designed Peninsula Bangkok (pictured), located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. 

-Bangkok is one of the world's top tourist destination cities and is ranked third after London and Paris in MasterCard's Global Destination Cities Index.

Where to stay?

-As of this writing, several luxury properties have availability for New Year's Eve.  Nightly rates range from $208.71 at The Dusit Thani to $716 at The St. Regis Bangkok. One of our partner properties, Tower Club at lebua, has a special Bed and Breakfast rate for $774 per night.

-Think ahead and plan for Valentine's Day. As of this writing, nightly rates start at $176 at the Shangri-La Hotel Bangkok (pictured below) to $235.40 at Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok and $462.60 at Mandarin Oriental Bangkok.

Did you know?

-Wat Kalayanamit temple is home to Thailand's largest indoor sitting Buddha,which is a soaring 49 feet high!

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New Luxury Hotels Opening in 2012: W Bangkok

November 27, 2012
By: Oksana Balytsky

We at Five Star Alliance are all about the best and most luxurious hotels. We certainly keep up with the happenings in the luxury travel world and take pride in bringing our clients the latest luxury travel news. Keep up with our newest blog series where we’ll be featuring luxury hotels opening in 2012 to stay on top of the trends and make your reservations at the newest hotspots.

The W Bangkok is opening next week on December 7th, 2012! This luxury hotel’s structure mixes the old with the new and will have 407 rooms spread out in the 31-story glass tower and 100 year old heritage building that was the former Russian Embassy. Located in the city’s prestigious Embassy Row, this luxury hotel will be the hottest hotel in Bangkok offering ample opportunities to take advantage of shopping, fine dining, and nightlife. Be sure to check out this luxury hotel and other W properties around the world for a truly luxurious and sensational experience!