Frasers Hospitality has, since the inception of its flagship Singapore properties in 1998, established quality and industry-recognized brand equity with its branded lifestyle offerings – Fraser Suites, Fraser Place, Fraser Residence, Fraser Resorts and its latest addition, Modena Residence. The unrivalled quality of these corporate housing solutions has helped build Fraser’s reputation among the world’s most successful companies and 80% of its residents come from Fortune 500 and Forbes’ Lists Corporations.

There are four Fraser properties in Thailand: Fraser Resort Pattaya, Fraser Suites Sukhumvit, Fraser Place Urbana Langsuan (profiled in Voyageur in 2006), and the property we will focus on in this article, Fraser Suites Urbana Sathorn.

Fraser Suites Urbana Sathorn, adds a new dimension to the rising skyline of Bangkok’s 21st Century Business District with its distinctive gleaming glass facade. It’s located a stone’s throw away from major commercial centres, embassies, corporate offices and premium medical facilities.

Providing the utmost comfort and convenience of modern-day living, the residence comprises luxurious apartments infused with elegant luxury. For the discerning business traveller and his family, this Bangkok hotel/apartment offers spacious one-, two- and three-bedroom suites and penthouses to cater to varying unique lifestyle needs.

Each apartment is fully furnished with a spacious living room area, a work desk, a dining area, a kitchen and bedroom(s), and a private balcony. And each room also has its own individually controlled air-conditioning thermostat.

There’s daily maid service and there’s a washing machine and dryer in each apartment, along with a steam iron and ironing board. And if you don’t want to do your own washing, laundry and dry cleaning services are available too.

There’s a main TV (LCD) in the living room with a DVD player and mini hi-fi player, and the individual bedrooms have their own TV as well. There’s also both broadband and wifi access in each apartment. And there’s a separate bath and shower in the washroom.

To protect your valuables, there’s an in-room personal safe and access to all floors and rooms is by electronic keycard only. And there is 24-hour reception, concierge, and security services to ensure your comfort. The Fraser Suites Urbana Sathorn has its own mini-mart as well (open from 7am – 11pm daily) situated behind the residence at ground level. It prices are reasonable and there’s a wide supply of goodies available.

Other perks include free breakfast at Amontre (the restaurant on the ground floor), a welcome hamper, and a daily local English language newspaper.

The residence features a comprehensive range of recreational amenities, including a 25-metre Infinity-edge swimming pool with a panoramic view of the city, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, and basketball, squash and badminton courts - all providing for a well-rounded healthy lifestyle. Complemented with a jet pool and sauna, Fraser Suites Urbana Sathorn is indeed an oasis of retreat within the bustling commercial centre.

The pool is surrounded by cozy lounge chairs, so you can relax and sunbathe while ordering up food from Amontre. Then, the resident’s lounge (called The Hub) has a dart board, a selection of novels, and a snooker table.

The Fraser Kids Club organises regular recreational trips for Frasers kids, keeping them active and busy as they explore their new living environments and experience the charming local cultures. Kids can also enjoy themselves in a themed indoor playroom, outdoor playground or children's wading pool. Then Frasers Friends organizes programs such as how to learn Thai, or cook Thai food, and it stages parties for the residents as well.

The business centre can handle all your office needs; there’s a large and small meeting room and when you need a time-out there’s “The Retreat” featuring massage chairs and a foot reflexology machine. Here, you can recharge energy and brainpower in an alternate world of peace, quiet and relaxation, whereby clarity of thought is achieved with soothing tranquil music and massage chairs. Once you've been here, you'll never want to host your meetings anywhere else!

This dual function experiential meeting facility offers a full range of essential meeting services such as high tech multi-media equipment, wireless broadband Internet access, and workspaces.

If you need to get around the residence has its own limousine service as well as scheduled shuttle service to key business and shopping districts.

Located just outside the residence is a pedestrian overpass lining Sathorn Road to Soi Convent. A short walk to the T-junction at the end of Soi Convent links takes you to the Sala Daeng BTS Skytrain stop and another overpass takes you to the Silom underground station.

The interior designer, Tema Colleciones International Private Limited has done a great job with the stylish earth-tone furnishings and colours in the apartment, so if you do stay at the Fraser Suites Urbana Sathorn for any length of time, you will feel comfortable enough to call it your home away from home, not just another serviced apartment.

The Fraser Difference

Fraser’s apartment hotels have a unique approach to their guests which makes other temporary housing appear depressingly formal. Fraser strives to be a true home from home. To that end, it is continuously developing products and services to meet the unique needs of its corporate clients and residents. Whether they are using Fraser for a short-term rental while attending conferences & meetings or for an extended stay, Fraser’s guests all experience the “The Fraser Difference”. These little touches make an apartment hotel feel like home. This quest for excellence has earned Fraser numerous awards, testimony to the strength of its belief in delivering total customer satisfaction.

Freshly made beds, sweet smelling sheets, clean appliances, and tidy spaces are among the many comforts you'll experience. Fraser will attend to all your household needs, even water your plants and feed your fish! Simply put up your feet and relax, knowing that your home will always be well taken care of.

Fraser’s competent and ever-attentive Fraser Touch Specialists are always on-hand to help you with your needs - providing you with any housekeeping assistance you may require. They'll keep your apartments spotless, while adding that extra care and personal touch in all they do. Whether it's remembering how you like your pillows to be fluffed and propped, placing your slippers in the position you like them, or just replenishing your favourite tea even before it runs out - when it comes to your total comfort, every single detail matters to Fraser.

Fraser will spare no effort and expense to help you personalise your individual residences, and turn each into a home you've always wanted, complete with full appliances and amenities! Opt for the Asian or Western kitchen packages or indulge in the Kiddies' Dream Package, where we will transform your child's room into a fantasy wonderland, filled with toys, games and even customised bed linen.

Fraser Care is a unique preventive programme which ensures that your full-serviced residences and state-of-the-art appliances are safe, thoroughly well-kept and maintained in consistently excellent condition - from conducting regular maintenance checks on your air conditioners to shampooing of your carpets. The dedicated team of Fraser Care Specialists and engineers will conduct regular checks to make sure you get only the best quality furnishings and well-stocked amenities, at all times.

Frasers Hospitality is a value-based organization that hinges its success on its people. Its employees make the difference for our residents through their warm, caring and reliable service. It is this intimate and family oriented culture that sets it apart from its competitors, an indispensable value that keeps both its residents and staff glued to Frasers Hospitality worldwide. Frasers’ vision is to be the premier global leader in the extended stay market through its commitment to continuous innovation in answering the unique needs of every customer.

What is a Serviced Apartment?

ver wished you could take home with you around the world? Frasers may just have the answer to your needs! If you are in between houses, relocating to a new city, working on location, attending a training or graduate programme or if you are simply in need of comfortable accommodation for a few nights or more, serviced apartments should appear at the top of your shopping list. This new, cost effective accommodation solution combines the advantages of both hotels and leased accommodation with none of the drawbacks!

Serviced apartments are fully-furnished, self-contained flats which are equipped with kitchen and laundry facilities. They offer all the creature comforts of home and come with budget-friendly price tags. Keep your family under one roof comfortably and allow yourself to maintain your lifestyle and daily routine. Fraser guests can enjoy a wide range of high-end hotel services such as daily or weekly housekeeping, 24-hour reception and concierge, wireless broadband connection and business services. Most of the Fraser residences also offer recreational facilities including gymnasium, swimming pool and children’s playground. Fraser residents are also free from the worry of utility bills, service charges and maintenance issues leaving them with more time to relax or concentrate on business.

What sets Fraser apart from hotels?

• Cost effective

• Maintains your privacy & independence

• Spacious accommodation (double/triple the size of a standard hotel room)

• Apartments tailored to guest needs

• Residential character

• Close to supermarkets, restaurants and shops

• Excellent public transport facilities

• Telephone with direct dial & voice mail

• In-room washer/dryer or on-site laundry facilities

• Fully-equipped kitchen

• Lounge with dining room

• Order-in facilities allowed

• Welcome amenity basket What sets Fraser apart from private landlords?

• Internationally renowned branded operation

• On-site management and operations team

• Fully-furnished fitted apartments

• Guaranteed quality & standards

• All inclusive rates (*)

• Flexible lease terms

• 24-hour assistance • Hotel services • Broadband facilities • Breakfast suite

• Complimentary recreation facilities e.g. gymnasium, swimming pool, children’s playground

• Residents’ programmes and activities

(*) with the exception of telephone, broadband and dry cleaning

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