Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit Opens
Hyatt has announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, marking the Hyatt Regency brand’s entry into the Thai capital. Located on bustling Sukhumvit Road, the hotel is connected to Nana station on the Bangkok Mass Transit System (BTS) via a sky bridge and offers guests convenient access to nearby shopping malls, office buildings and tourist attractions.
“We are pleased to celebrate the launch of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit, which marks both the brand’s debut in the Thai capital and the successful fruition of Hyatt’s first collaboration with Grand Asset Hotels and Property,” said David Udell, group president, Asia Pacific, Hyatt Hotels Corporation. “As the fourth Hyatt hotel along the Sukhumvit BTS train line, our strategic brand expansion in Bangkok caters to the growing number of international visitors to the city who are seeking premium accommodations and memorable travel experiences.”
The hotel is located near the Nana neighbourhood, which has traditionally been a multicultural marketplace where people from around the world connect and exchange ideas. Today it offers travellers an immersive experience of Bangkok’s vibrant street markets.
“We are excited to bring the Hyatt Regency brand to Bangkok and offer business and leisure guests a refreshing space where they can be energized and connect with the things that matter most to them,” said Sammy Carolus, general manager of Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit. “We feel fortunate to be in an area that is rich in history and cultural diversity, a vibrant hub where people gather to shop, dine and socialise.”
Design and Guestrooms
Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit is part of a 31-story, mixed-use development, which includes a luxurious condominium and upscale retail shop, designed by award-winning Bangkok-based architecture firm, OBA. The hotel is conceived as a modern Thai house by local interior design company, PIA and pays tribute to the golden periods of Thai history through contemporary aesthetics, furniture and rugs. Featuring elegant sculptures by renowned local artist, Ajarn Nontiwat Jantanapalin, and lush landscaped gardens, the hotel offers a refreshing respite from the city’s busy pace.
Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit features 273 guestrooms, including 21 suites, all with floor-to-ceiling windows to take in the city views. Starting from 377 square feet (35 square meters) for a standard room, all guestrooms are equipped with the Hyatt Mobile Entry technology, enabling guests to use their smartphone in lieu of a room key card. Each room also comes with a Handy smartphone for travellers to stay connected and enjoy seamless exploration of the city.
The 2,249-square-foot (209-square-meter ) 28th floor Presidential Suite features a dining room, a private workout room and a spacious outdoor terrace with panoramic views of Bangkok. Guests staying on the 27th floor can access the Regency Club Lounge. Privileges include exclusive check-in and check-out services as well as food and drinks alongside stunning city views with the choice of indoor or outdoor seating.
Drinking and Dining
Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit features three distinct dining outlets including a lobby lounge bar to suit different occasions. Market Café serves authentic Thai cuisine in a casual atmosphere inspired by local markets. The 24-hour eatery offers diners private rooms and outdoor terraces for special celebrations. Spectrum Lounge & Bar, which is the first project in Thailand by the acclaimed Tokyo-based Super Potato, offers grilled seafood and meats, craft cocktails and live music throughout the top three floors of the hotel. The restaurant also extends to the rooftop where guests can enjoy mesmerising bird’s eye view of Bangkok from the outdoor terrace.
Wellbeing and Recreation
A wide range of recreational facilities are located on the sixth floor, including an outdoor free-form swimming pool surrounded by lush vegetation, an outdoor whirlpool, a pool bar, lockers and a steam room. The 24-hour gym overlooks the city and is equipped with a cardio zone, strength zone, and free weights.
Special Opening Offer
Guests who book stays from now to March 31, 2019 may enjoy a 20 percent discount on accommodation and complimentary breakfast when they stay a minimum of two nights by requesting this offer. Valid only with the use of the promotion code HRBS20 at the time of booking to qualify for the discount.
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