Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok Named ‘2013 Best Hotel In The World’ By The Times, UK

Hong Kong, 29 October 2013  -  The legendary, 137-year-old Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok has been voted the “2013 Best Hotel in the World” by readers of The Times, UK, recently.

Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok clinched the top spot for its “first-class service, elegant suites and sumptuous food” which is available at the hotel’s nine restaurants.

“We are delighted to receive this accolade.  It serves to motivate and encourage our entire team to continue to strive for the service excellence for which we are renowned”, said General Manager Amanda Hyndman.  

To experience Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok’s exemplary service, rooms and dining, the hotel has launched a “Discover Bangkok Package” which comprises a carefully curated itinerary to make the most of the city while luxuriating in the hotel’s extensive amenities.

In addition to two nights luxury accommodation the package includes alfresco breakfast at the Riverside Terrace, lunch at Sala Rim Naam Thai Restaurant and limousine airport transfers.  The package also offers a variety of “Journeys” tailored to individual interests and preferences ranging from cultural, heritage, artistic, to culinary and wellness and spa.

All “Journeys” include an evening meal at the hotel and a 90-minute Thai massage at the award-winning Oriental Spa, itself a romantic “journey”.

The “Discover Bangkok Package” starts from USD 1,350.  For reservations, please call 66 2 659 9000 or make a direct online reservation at mandarinoriental.com/Bangkok.

About Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok

Built in 1876 and ideally located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, has been an inspiration to a host of world-renowned writers from Joseph Conrad, Somerset Maughamto Wilbur Smith and John Le Carre. Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok boasts an international reputation for splendid service, style and grace and facilities including eight restaurants. The hotel’s private teakwood shuttle boats provide daily access to the world famous Thai Cooking School, the hotel’s Thai restaurant, the award-winning Oriental Spa and Health Centre located across the River; as well as the nearest skytrain station (SaphanTaksin) and River City Shopping Centre.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 45 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 15 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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