The InterContinental Bangkok: it’s plush but not gaudy, refined but not ostentatious. It’s a brilliant combination of a 5-star luxury and business hotel.

The hotel prides itself on its stylish rooms, which command incredible views of the cityscape, with an interior décor that exudes a carefully crafted tone of understated elegance, finished with a subtle touch of Thai charm. All rooms and suites are soundproofed and boast two-line telephones with voicemail, fax, and high-speed Internet access. Bathrooms are decorated in Italian marble and feature spacious bathtubs and separate glass-encased shower units.

Boasting world-class meeting and convention facilities with unparalleled support services, the hotel’s Event Managers can tailor your event to virtually any specification. And they will assist you with essentials such as presentation requirements, entertainment options and handling third-party suppliers if needed.

And the InterContinental Bangkok’s technical capabilities include high-speed ISDN lines, satellite, video-conferencing, centrally controlled computer-enhanced display monitors and projection systems.

Its Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,000 guests for cocktails and 600 people for social banquets and gala dinners. There is also a dedicated exhibition area, which can accommodate up to 1,500 guests for cocktails and 750 people for banquets.

The Business Center is open around the clock and offers a boardroom, private office space and a full range of secretarial services, including shorthand, typing, Dictaphone, word-processing, translation, fax, cable, photocopying, and the printing of business cards. VCRs and mobile telephones are also available for hire.

Its Royal Health Spa, located on the hotel’s 35th and 36th floors, offers a full range of Asian and European massages, herbal wraps and rubs and the finest skin rejuvenation techniques. Signature treatments include the "Hydro Aromatic Bath" and the "Warm Your Spirit" hot stone therapy.

There is also a large 24-hour fitness center with electronic cardiovascular machines, resistance equipment and a number of free weights. The center has a number of TVs to treadmill by and a Juice Bar to satiate your thirst once you’ve burned off all those carbohydrates. And the view: it’s amazing. Being located right at the Erawan/Rajadamri intersection you gain a superb panorama of the downtown core and if it’s Race Day, you can even see the horses gallop by at the nearby Royal Bangkok Sports Club.

When it comes to fine dining the hotel offers a wide range of options including the Espresso Brasserie, an all day restaurant, showcasing the best of Asian and Western cuisine on its award-winning buffets. Then there’s Summer Palace, an acclaimed Chinese restaurant featuring innovative Cantonese cuisine served in elegant surroundings. Aside from its extensive a la carte menu, the restaurant serves a tempting selection of dim sum lunches daily.

And if it’s a high tea you are after, relax in the Balcony Lounge, where the finest sandwiches, pastries, cakes and chocolates as well as English scones with clotted cream and strawberries are served with premium tea and coffee every day from 2.30pm to 5pm.

Other food and beverage outlets include the Fireplace Grill, built around a central display kitchen, exuding an atmosphere that blends traditional elegance with contemporary style and features natural and uncomplicated modern cuisine. A range of the finest wines from the new world vineyards to the old world wines of Italy and France complement imported steaks and seafood. The Deli, a gourmet café and shop, offers all your favorite baked treats. And the Oasis Pool Bar, a rooftop snack bar serves cool cocktails and light snacks. This is located on the Sun Terrace, a hidden rooftop hideaway, where guests can laze away the day by the hotel’s secluded outdoor swimming pool set in a beautiful landscaped tropical patio.

The hotel’s Club InterContinental rooms and suites are serviced 24 hours a day by room butlers offering the ultimate in service. Located on the 32nd floor with dramatic views of the city is the Club InterContinental lounge. This exclusive retreat is an ideal venue for conducting business, or simply relaxing. The lounge serves a sumptuous buffet breakfast, fresh juices, snacks, afternoon tea, evening cocktails and canapes.

Location wise, the hotel can’t be beat. The Chit Lom Skytrain stop is literally outside the front door. Gaysorn Plaza is next door, the Central World Plaza is across from Gaysorn, the Narayana Phand Pavilion (the Thai Handicraft Centre) is around the corner, and a new boutique mall, the Erawan Bangkok Mall, catering to the needs of urban chic customers is across the street. The list just goes on and on, and the hotel itself has a Thai Craft Center offering everything from local jewelry to Thai silk and wooden artifacts. And for coming and going, well, if traffic isn’t too bad, you can be at the Sukhumvit on-ramp for the expressway in a matter on minutes and be whisked away to Don Muang Airport.

Contact Info

Tel: 02-656-0444

Website: www.intercontinental.com

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