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Shangri-La Hotel

  • Charoen Krung (New Rd.) Map It
  • Bang Rak
  • Fodor's Choice
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  • Breathtaking lobby
  • Gorgeous pool and terrace
  • Private balconies available


  • Older wing not as nice
  • Slightly impersonal feel
  • Buffet breakfast costs extra

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

Utterly cutting-edge, yet with an extraordinary sense of calm, the Shangri-La has emerged as one of Bangkok's very best hotels, rivaling the more famous Oriental. The palatial marble lobby is illuminated by crystal chandeliers; the adjacent lounge offers a marvelous view of the Chao Phraya River through floor-to-ceiling windows. The peace of the gardens is interrupted only by the puttering of passing boats. The pool with its own mini-island is real showpiece. In the luxurious Krungthep Wing, a separate tower across the garden, the rooms are larger and quieter, with balconies overlooking the river—a rare treat in Bangkok. Enjoy a drink at the elegant Long Bar and make sure to pay a visit to the fine chocolate confectionary.

Hotel Information


Charoen Krung (New Rd.), 89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, Bangkok, 10500, Thailand

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 802 rooms, 52 suites
  • Rate includes: No meals

Published 07/22/2015

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