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LUXURY HOTEL INSIDER
 
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.

Image of the Day: Soneva Kiri


By: Five Star Alliance

Arriving at Soneva Kiri, guests immediately notice a striking bamboo structure in the shape of a manta ray jutting out from the jungle. Known as The Den, this captivating combination of art and science impresses the grown-ups but its prime purpose is as a hive of ideas and activities for younger guests. Pictured is the sleepover pod.

Soneva Kiri

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Dine at The Dome at Tower Club at lebua


By: K. Clare Johnson

Tower club at lebuaTower Club at lebua is a five-star hotel that epitomizes Bangkok luxury. The world-class service and accommodations are are rivaled only by the top-notch dining options at the hotel. The Dome at lebua is home to Bangkok’s highest collection of bars, restaurants, and lounges.

 

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Dining and Bar options at The Dome include:

 

-Mezzaluna, which features modern innovative cuisine. Twin chefs Thomas and Mathias Sühring offer an ever-changing menu of modern European cuisine with subtle Asian flavors. A Conde Nast Traveler "Hot Tables" winner, Mezzaluna, found on the 65th floor, is the highest restaurant on the property.

 

-Sirocco, located on the 63 floor of the Dome at lebua, is the world's highest al fresco restaurant and one of Bangkok's hottest restaurants. Sirocco has breathtaking views of Bangkok and the Chao Phraya river, an amazing Sky Bar, and quality Mediterranean fare.

 

-Breeze specializes in Asian takes on the vast culinary influences of the region. Seating is high above the sea level and the view is a bird's eye glimpse of Bangkok and the Chao Phraya River. Seating options include an open-air terrace and a spectacular glass sky-bridge that is suspended in mid-air.

 

-Skybar Suspended in the sky on the 63rd floor of The Dome at lebua, the Sky Bar is the world's highest open air bar, which has a panoramic view of Bangkok and the Chao Phraya River. With such an enthralling ambience coupled with a seductive selection of the finest vintages, beverages, and cocktails in Bangkok, the rooftop bar is unanimously accepted as the coolest bar in Bangkok.

 

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-distal is located on the 64th floor and offers premium and authentic malt whiskies, vodkas, and cognacs. A unique feature of distil is the Oyster Bar. Pink Diamond Oysters, Exclusive Petrossian Caviar and fresh sushi and sashimi present a delightful selection, along with the finest champagnes and wines from a walk-in wine cellar. Hand-rolled authentic Cuban Cigars are yours to enjoy together with drinks in the adjoining open-air Cigar Terrace.

 

-Ocean 52 (located on the 52nd floor) is situated several steps from Breeze and a few floors away from Sirocco, Mezzaluna, Distil, and the Skybar, and is a popular rendezvous spot for social gatherings or dinners.

Bon Appetit!

 

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New to Five Star Alliance: The Siam Hotel


By: Five Star Alliance

Along the River of Kings, nestled amongst Bangkok's historical palaces, temples and museums, a lucky few will happen upon our boutique gem, The Siam Hotel. Set on 3 acres of premium river frontage, this privately owned and operated 39-room luxury retreat will transport you to a bygone serenity suffused with priceless antiquities, Oriental allure, and contemporary comforts.

The Siam Hotel

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Business Travel, Bangkok Style


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


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


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


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


By: K. Clare Johnson

 

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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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Focus on Okura Prestige Bangkok


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


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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