518/8 Ploenchit Road, Siam, Bangkok, Thailand 10330
The Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel is a tasteful collision of contemporary Thai and un-bashful modernity with a gleaming blue glass exterior and an unconventional interior colour scheme. The hotel offers 324 Rooms and Suites, 4 on-site restaurants. 6,095sqm of Event space and a location virtually next door to Chidlom Skytrain station in the heart of Bangkok’s shopping and entertainment district.
A first among the Renaissance brand, the hotel is clad in gleaming blue glass and as you venture into the interior, the common trademark 5 star hotel accents of marble, thick pile carpets, sweeping staircases and sparkling chandeliers are noted by their absence. In their place are fibre optic lights, dark woods and avant-garde colours that separate it from the crowd of Bangkok 5 Star Hotels.
So many Thailand luxury hotel reviews describe the contemporary Thai tones of earthy organic browns and creams. Don’t expect to find that palette at the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel. Things are altogether more bold and wild, at times verging on wacky but at the same time balanced and unpretentious. Take the Lobby Lounge for example with a mesmerising mix of purples, oranges, yellows and dots of green that change with the sun.
Guestrooms are fun, funky and luxurious and don’t be surprised if the Royal purple hues within are contrasted with the white enamel of an exposed tub and exposed you may be! While more mainstream hotels take at least some measures to hide your vanity, the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel takes the attitude that if you are intimate enough to be sharing a bed, your other half will have already seen you “au naturel” and so shyness shouldn’t be an issue.
The hotel has four on-site restaurants serving Thai at Flavors Café, contemporary Chinese at Fei Ya, Italian at La Travola and poolside cocktails and light bites at H2O. The psychedelic Lobby Lounge also has a bar which is frequented by guests and trendy Bangkokians alike. It’s a great place to sit and pass the time watching the beautiful.
The pool is on the uppermost floor of the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel and is bathed in sunshine by day and mistaken by passersby for a disco at night with its striking light show. Tear yourself away from here if you can to enter the purple-hued spa where the water theme continues with water-based treatments and Vichy baths. There are 7 treatment rooms in which aches and pains can be banished with a Thai neck & Shoulder De-Stress and skin left glowing with signature cleaning and massaging Tropical Sand Rainshower Ritual.
Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel has a big personality. It’s fun, eclectic and modern without sacrificing the qualities that one expects to find at a five star hotel. The hotel’s location is superb with near direct access to the Skytrain and some of Bangkok’s best shopping within stumbling distance. Consistently praised in feedback we recommend this hotel for both leisure and business travel, shopaholics, special events and energised business and media functions.
This luxurious 22 floor hotel offers guest a choice of 279 rooms and suites in six different sizes.
- Deluxe – 1 King or 2 Double (37sqm)
- Club Level – 1 King or 2 Double (37sqm)
- Studio Suite – 1 King (48sqm)
- Renaissance Suite – 1 King (62sqm)
- Executive Suite – – 1 King (72sqm)
- Presidential Suite – 1 King (150sqm)
The Deluxe Guest rooms are a spacious 37 square metres and come with a king size or 2 double beds. The luxurious bathroom is laden in marble with a separate shower and tub. The rooms come internet ready and guests can enjoy premium movie channels as well as news, sports and pay-per-view.
For the higher end Club Level Presidential Suite, guests are greeted with an expansive 150 square metres of living space a king size bed and access to the Club lounge. Just like the smaller Deluxe Guest room, the bathroom in the Presidential Suite is decorated in marble with separate shower and tub, but with one other exclusive amenity, a whirlpool.
Rooms to Book
While the Deluxe Rooms offer great value the Studio Suites have more room and give you automatic access to the Club Level. Request rooms on the upper floors to distance yourself from any possible street-level noise.
Business Facilities & Function Space
The Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel offers a colossal 6,100sqm (19,999 sq ft) of total function space from the Royal Maneeya Ballroom to 14 meeting rooms and 11 breakout rooms. Together with its location, The Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel is ideal for practically any type of event; conferences, board meetings, media events, social events and celebrations.
The Royal Maneeya Ballroom is 2,100sqm (6,889 sq ft) and can host up to 800 guests. This is a perfect event venue for conferences, weddings, social events and theme parties. Alternatively choose a smaller venue in the hotel for more intimate gatherings fully supported with a business centre, event staff and a fully customizable catering menu.
The Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel is almost right next to Chidlom Skytrain (BTS) Station in a very up-market district in Bangkok, known particularly for its shopping. Within easy reach are the likes of Gaysorn Plaza, Central World Plaza, Siam Paragon, Siam Square and onwards. If Bangkok Shopping is what you are here for this is exactly the place that you need to be.
But the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong is also extremely well connected by Skytrain, road and it is not far away either from the very fast and efficient airport rail link which is great if you are not heavily laden with luggage. Just one stop on the SKytrain takes you to Siam where the two skytrain lines meet. Going in the other direction to Asoke you can change to the subway (MRT) so getting around is easy.
Suvarnabhumi International Airport Transfers normally take around 40 minutes by car on the express way and you will be able to hail taxis throughout the day or night from straight outside the hotels front door but steer clear of the rush hours!
The location of the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel lends itself to leisure or business travel, shopping or whizzing around town to attend meetings. Even if shopping is not your favourite pursuit the glitzy, shiny malls in the vicinity have much besides including some great restaurants.