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Shangri-La Hotel,Bangkok
Ranked #19 of 858 Hotels in Bangkok
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Bavaria, Germany
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“Very good place to stay”
Reviewed 9 June 2012

The location is very good. Directly on the river and just a short walk to the sky train. You can take the boat to see the Grand Palace. Clean and nicely decorated kingbed room, a good sized bathroom with bathtub and separated large shower.
Helpful and freindly staff. Best thing is the breakfast. You can sit outside next to the river or inside. The buffet has everything you can think of. The fruit selection alone is stunnig. We were at the bar once and the coctails were perfect.

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 June 2012

I had a week long class and convention at this hotel. At first I booked a more affordable hotel that was within walking distance. For the last two days, I moved to the Shangri-La, and it was splendid.

It was a bit pricey, for Thailand standards, but the experience was well worth it. There are nice venues on the river to take a drink or dinner and watch the water taxi's ply the river. The room overlooked the river. We had a great stay!

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 7 June 2012

Excellent service, great rooms, highly recommend for Bangkok stay

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled on business
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Macae, RJ
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Reviewed 7 June 2012

Stayed at the property for 3 nights while on a business trip to Bangkok. My wife and I stayed at the new wing overlooking the river, can't remember the room type but we had a butler service and all the rooms in this wing have balconies. The hotel itself is great but for us it lacked soul. The rooms are nice and spacious with a private balcony, though its more like a community balcony since all are in one line at the same level. The river bridge proximity is again very close to the hotel, so if u are thinking about relaxing in the balcony you can forget about it. The breakfast spread is pretty elaborate and the service is excellent at the restaurant and for room service. The inroom dining menu is not very extensive and completely misses out on S.E Asian food, that was a surprise to us. The other thing you have to make sure is to call a cab in advance as the property is not centrally located. Unlike other shangrilas across Asia this one is in a very remote location if you need to travel around downtown. Again its nothing to complain about but if you are pressed in time you rather stay in similar properties around sukhimvit main.
I certainly cannot complain about the property as such, but as I mentioned earlier the property lacks a soul.

  • Stayed March 2012
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Reviewed 6 June 2012

I'm here for a business meeting, which is taking place at the hotel. I would not have spent the money personally, but I intend to enjoy it! I did upgrade for a fairly small amount to the Horizon Club level, which gets me free access to the Horizon Club, a free breakfast buffet, free coffee, snacks and sodas all day and a private meeting space for a couple hours a day. If your budget (or company) supports this level of hotel, I'd highly recommend it. The service is first class and everything about the rooms is well above my usual frugal travel mind set.

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  • Stayed June 2012, travelled on business
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Additional Information about Shangri-La Hotel,Bangkok

Property: Shangri-La Hotel,Bangkok
Address: 89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road | Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Bangkok > Silom
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Bangkok
#10 Romantic Hotel in Bangkok
#12 Family Hotel in Bangkok
#13 Spa Hotel in Bangkok
#18 Luxury Hotel in Bangkok
Price range (per night): ₹ 10,085 - ₹ 15,903
Hotel Class:5 star — Shangri-La Hotel,Bangkok 5*
Number of rooms: 802
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, is a 5-star luxury hotel in Silom district, Bangkok. The design and appointments express the welcoming warmth and richness of Thai culture throughout the hotel, from traditional teak dining pavilions to the most up-to-date room features.The hotel has a total of 802 rooms including 72 suites in two wings, Shangri-La and Krungthep, and is adjacent to the Saphan Taksin station of the Skytrain, Bangkok's elevated metro system.The hotel also offers fully-serviced apartments for guests wishing a longer stay. ... more   less 
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