The Peninsula Hotel Bangkok is located along the Chaphraya River which not only offer luxury accommodation and glorious river views, but a complete cultural experience. It transports guests with its own traditional rice barges showcasing local life along the river and canals while passing by ornate temples such as the intriguing Temple of the Dawn, quint riverside restaurants and hand craft shops. At the peninsula academy Thai cooking culture is shared and in the back of their own iconic tuk tuk you can stop by the grand palace and Emerald Buddha.
The journey into Thai culture extends to the spa located in an authentic Thai-colonial building which combines modern touches with traditional remedies in 14 treatment rooms with en-suite Jacuzzis and captivating river views. Around the 3-tier riverfront swimming pool with a pool bar are cushy day beds under traditional wooden Thai salas. The sports centre features a gym which even provides training gear, tennis courts, a whirlpool, hot and cold plunge pool and steam room. Have young children joining in the Bangkok experience? Family focused facilities include The Peninsula Kids Academy offering customized recreation for the young ones, kids menus and rooms with connecting facilities.
The hotel features six restaurants and bars in varying settings. Against a backdrop of the river with the Temple of the Dawn on the opposite bank with its lights turned on at night are 2 al fresco restaurants and the River Bar where guests can wine and dine in a romantic atmosphere under teak wood salas at Thiptara Restaurant or the River Cafe with an open garden terrace. At the elegant lobby lounge and bar an all-day a la carte menu is complimented by live entertainment and the pool bar serves icy cocktails and snacks.
With a broad range accommodation The Peninsula features rooms showcasing exquisite Thai elegance with dark-wood furniture, walk-in closets, marble bathrooms and entertainment technology including free WI-fi and iPod docking stations. The deluxe room, and grand deluxe room on higher floors are 45 sq.m, both have inter-connecting facilities, river views and plump sofas. With the same dimensions as the deluxe room the grand balcony room with an outdoor river view balcony is high in demand. Grand deluxe balcony rooms does not have connecting facilities though. The deluxe suite and grand deluxe suite both with connecting facilities are 74 sq.m with a living and dining area.