Anantara Siam Bangkok

155 Ratchadamri Rd., Bangkok, 10330, Thailand

One of Bangkok's more elegant hotels, until early 2015 a Four Seasons property, the Anantara Siam still attracts local society for morning coffee and afternoon tea in the formal lobby, where a string quartet often plays. There are plenty of shops off the courtyard, and what is arguably the city's best pool. The large rooms are decorated with silk-upholstered furniture. The best rooms overlook a racetrack—ask for a high floor so the Skytrain doesn't block the view. There are beautiful suites that overlook the hotel's tropical gardens and the Kasara rooms include access to the seventh-floor Kasara Lounge, where there is a private concierge and complimentary food and beverages are served throughout the day. Be sure to indulge in the spa's signature fragrant-oil massage while you're here. Rates fall dramatically during the off season.

PROS

  • accessible location
  • great pool
  • magnificent tearoom

CONS

  • decor verges on stuffy
  • not all rooms have nice views
  • extremely pricey in season

Location

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Sophisticated
Central
Luxurious Retreat

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 02-126–8866

HOTEL DETAILS

354 rooms, 19 suites
Rate Includes: No meals

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