BY Hungry Bear

Waldorf Astoria: A High-End Luxury Hotel in Bangkok

In a city that hits you from all sides at all times, it's worth splurging on the luxury hotel check-in and some fine dining to start and end your days 😍 What do you think of it?🤔

Combining luxury, history, art, culture, and cuisine, Bangkok's most luxurious hotels are bastions of tranquillity in a city that never sleeps 🤩 Waldorf Astoria is the most lavish if you want to stay in a high-end luxury hotel in the Thai capital 😉

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Still, it's one of the most luxurious hotels near Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok), so why are you waiting for it? 😍 Come with me now, and let's experience their comfort and wow cuisine together.😊

 

Luxury & Charm of Hotel Waldorf Astoria 

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Blending Thai charm with luxurious comfort, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok is iconic in the heart of Thailand’s bustling capital 😀 Architect Andre Fu designed this hotel in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) with bronze accents and soaring ceilings, reflecting the opulence and grandeur of the original Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City 😍

Situated on the ultra-modern Magnolias Ratchadamri Boulevard, the hotel offers a wealth of amenities for discerning business and leisure travelers 🏨 It has beautifully decorated rooms and suites, great dining options, and indulgent relaxation facilities, which include a stunning rooftop pool 😎

 

Exploring the Hotel Waldorf Astoria

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The famed Waldorf Astoria chain began life in New York in the late 1800s and has built a reputation for top service and sumptuous elegance at locations across the globe 🏖️️

Waldorf Astoria Bangkok takes a prime location in the Ratchadamri area. Its proximity to the Central Business District and refined meeting rooms make it an ideal base for work trips 😍 Meanwhile, stunning views take place in the city and neighboring Lumpini Park

Nothing is too much trouble here, and the culinary fare alone attracts visitors on its own merit. Come with me; let's see its specialty now! 😊

 

Interior Design

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The central part of the hotel has been designed by architect Andre Fu and his design studio AFSO. The aesthetic incorporates the classic Astoria style, accented and combined with a Thai artisanal tradition 🤩 As you move through the hotel, it feels like a visual journey 🏨

Colors are soothing and neutral to create a relaxed environment. Still, the peppering of grand-scale features reminds us of the hotel’s legacy and standards 🤗 Rooms are all at least 50 sqm and offer clean, simple lines, with large and opulent marble bathrooms. Some of the rooms have park views, while others offer city views 🏝️

 

Wellness Facilities

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A definite highlight of any stay here is a dip in the outdoor, teardrop-shaped infinity swimming pool with its own tree-flanked island 🏝️ Take in the panoramic city center views from the 16th floor as you swim in the temperature-controlled waters or lounge in a private cabana 🤩

The staff brings guests fruit skewers and water. With opening till 10 pm, this is an incredibly magical place to get away from it all by night, in the center of the city’s action 🤗 The spa has a suitably blissful range of treatments. Dreamy massages follow the Thai tradition and can be arranged for couples or individuals in one of the treatment rooms. Those wanting to work up a sweat can do so in the well-equipped fitness suite with impressive views 😍

 

Main Amenities

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  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Pool bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Spa services
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • In-room childcare
  • For families
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower

 

Dining and Bars

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Here is the most important and must-see section 🤤 With three restaurants, a lounge, and several bars, an array of fine food and drink is created from locally sourced ingredients. The cuisine is international, as head chefs here hail from Italy, Australia, and Thailand and have worked in several countries, the influences of which are tangible 🤩

The Front Room is for finesse and takes a Thai/Nordic approach to its tasting and a la carte menus 😎 The Brasserie is a livelier setting, with an emphasis on French food in its Western kitchen, but also with an Asian kitchen and live cooking stations. It’s also the setting for its legendary buffet breakfast 😉

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And, of course, no Waldorf Astoria Hotel would be complete with a Peacock Alley, something of an institution 😍 This lounge carries the bonus of overlooking the elegant Royal Bangkok Sports Club – and if you fancy a bit of tradition, this is where to get your Eggs Benedict 🤤 For grilled or slow-roasted meats and seafood, Bull & Bear is an upbeat, art deco spot for dining and drinking. The centerpiece is a re-creation of Wall Street’s Bull & Bear statue 🥳

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And for pre-or post-dinner drinks, there are two options 😌 The Loft, an Art-Nouveau hideout with gourmet snacks styled in an artist’s studio. Or there’s the Champagne Bar, complete with rocking chairs, chandeliers, and vintage charm. Once you’re settled in for the evening, with cocktails and bubbles flowing, you won’t want to leave 🤩

 

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A stay at the Waldorf Astoria is a glamorous experience 😎 It can start before you even step foot on the premises. Guests can book the hotel’s private limousine from the airport and receive a virtual welcome via a video greeting on the iPad 🏨

The transfer time is around 40 minutes, but hectic traffic can make it considerably longer, so it’s well worth the limo upgrade over a standard taxi option 🚕 The roads can be busy and frantic. In contrast, the service allows travelers to arrive calm and collected, fresh from the serenity of an air-conditioned motor cocoon.

 

What's Nearby Waldorf Astoria Bangkok?

  • Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) City Centre
    Visitors like Bangkok's City Centre, especially its temples, shops, and riverfront access. Take time to enjoy the neighborhood's rich culture and selection of restaurants. Travelers seeking the perfect souvenir can head to Siam Paragon Mall and Khaosan Road 👗

  • Central World Shopping Complex (7-minute walk)
    Central World is the largest lifestyle shopping complex in Southeast Asia, which has often been considered a shopping hub of Asia 😍

  • Pratunam Market (11-minute walk)
    Pratunam Market is one of Bangkok's major markets and Thailand's largest clothing market 🛍️

  • Lumpini Park (15-minute walk)Lumpini Park near Waldorf Astoria  A High End Luxury Hotel in Bangkok (11).jpg Lumpini Park, also Lumpini or Lumpinee, is a 360-rai park in Bangkok, Thailand. The park offers rare public space, trees, and playgrounds in the Thai capital. It contains an artificial lake where visitors can rent boats 🤩

  • MBK Center (18-minute walk)
    MBK Center, also known as Mahboonkrong, is a large shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand. The center has around 2,000 shops, restaurants, and service outlets at eight stories 👕

  • Terminal 21 Shopping Mall (31-minute walk)
    Terminal 21 undoubtedly is one of the premier shopping destinations of Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok), known for its five-star food court, high-end shopping options, and elegant design 💕

  • Soi Cowboy (34-minute walk)Soi Cowboy near Waldorf Astoria  A High End Luxury Hotel in Bangkok (12).jpgSoi Cowboy is a short street in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok), Thailand, with 40 mostly go-go bars. It caters mainly to tourists and expatriates 🥳

  • Victory Monument (34-minute walk)
    The iconic Victory Monument was erected in 1941 in memory of the brief battle with the French between December 1940 and January 1941 😉

 

  • Platinum Fashion Mall (5-minute drive)
    The Platinum Fashion Mall is a Five Billion Baht shopping mall in Pratunam, Bangkok, Thailand, which specializes in fashion clothes and accessories retail and wholesale 🛍️

 

Redefining Luxury in Bangkok Hotels

The ubiquity of premium hotels in Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Bangkok) means you get a lot of bang for your buck here; this is no exception 😍 The Waldorf Astoria Hotel does offer an international rather than a local vibe. So if it's an authentic Thai experience you're seeking, this may be a little Americanised for you. But it makes a perfect and high-end home from-home for travelers who expect the best in service and standards that can be relied upon 🤩

Visitors should enjoy Afternoon Tea at Peacock Alley at least once before leaving and swim in the infinity pool after dark, lit by moonlight and the twinkling city lights. So, remember to visit if you want to create lasting memories 🏨

 

The Bear Travel Rating 

Waldorf Astoria A High End Luxury Hotel in Bangkok

Hotel Facilities
The Bear Travel Rating 5

 

Room Ambience
The Bear Travel Rating 5

 

Restaurant
The Bear Travel Rating 5

 

Value for Money
The Bear Travel Rating 4

 

 

 

Map & More Information

 

Waldorf Astoria Bangkok stays true to its worldwide reputation for luxury by pampering its guests from the moment of arrival; a personal concierge takes care of everything you might need. In addition to the 16th-floor pool and soothing spa, there are six dining and drinking outlets, including the Bull & Bear, with a menu featuring 55-day dry-aged steaks. Try also mouth-watering French mussels in The Brasserie and fizz in the rooftop Champagne Bar, admiring endless views of the city skyline.

 

Check-In Time

15:00 PM | Monday - Sunday

Check-Out Time

12:00 PM | Monday - Sunday

Business Address

151 Ratchadamri Rd, Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330

Contact Number

+66 (0) 2 846 8888  |  +1 800-925-3673

Email Address

bkkwa.hotel@waldorfastoria.com

Website

https://www.hilton.com/en/waldorf-astoria/

Facebook Page

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Twitter

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Instagram

@waldorfastoria

YouTube

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GPS

13.7425337, 100.5402704

 

 

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Hungry Bear

Hi, I'm Hungry Bear and write about restaurants, bars, and street food. As my nickname says, I'm always hungry, and I love to eat. Join me on my culinary journey through the most beautiful places in Thailand with the best food and drinks.

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