The Okura Prestige: joining Japanese hospitality and Thai culture


Okura Prestige Bangkok
Okura Prestige Bangkok. View of the lobby at night. Photo by Courtesy of The Okura Prestige Bangkok.

The Okura Prestige Bangkok, belongs to the international hotel group Okura Hotels & Resorts with presence in many countries of Asia, in addition to Japan from where it originated, as well in the Netherlands and the United States. The hotel is perfectly situated at the junction of Phloen Chit Road ( ถนนเพลินจิต), home to significant shopping malls, hotels and office towers, and Wireless Road ( ถนนวิทยุ), where many foreign embassies concentrate.

There are a number of luxury locations within walking distance including Siam Paragon, Erawan Bangkok, Gaysorn Plaza, CentralWorld, and Central Embassy, while the hotel has a direct connection, via a covered walkway, to Phloen Chit BTS station ( สถานีเพลินจิต), that provides elevated railway transportation across central Bangkok through 2 BTS or Skytrain ( รถไฟฟ้า) lines: Silom line ( รถไฟฟ้าสายสีลม), and Sukhumvit line ( รถไฟฟ้าสายสุขุมวิท). Those who want to seek local qualities and buy young Thai designers’ products should go to the boutiques of Siam Square, just a short walk from the hotel.

This 240-room luxury 5-star hotel is located on levels 23-34 of The Park Ventures Ecoplex, a mixed-use building for offices from Servcorp, the world’s leading provider in workspace solutions. The Park Ventures Ecoplex building houses a pharmacy, a bank, a convenience store, and a Dean & Deluca‘s outlet.

One of the distinctive hotel’s style is the epitome of the traditional wai ( ไหว้), the warm greeting gesture seen across Thailand. That gesture characterizes the Kingdom’s friendly character and will be reflected throughout the premises, from the housing to the table to the incomparable service.

Accommodations at the hotel offer guests spacious and comfortable living spaces, averaging 45 square meters for the DeLuxe rooms and 80 sqm for the suites. All rooms are located above the 26th floor and offer customers astonishing panoramic views of the Thai capital. All rooms come entirely decorated with elegant furnishings and high-tech facilities to help guests feel like at home, unifying a pure and neat aesthetic with the utmost guarantee in privacy and comfort.

Hotel Okura features innovating facilities, including a 25-meter suspended swimming pool, a perfect spot to rest, swim or simply to refresh after exercising in the adjoining fitness center; a sophisticated spa, that uses exclusively organic teas, oils and balms in the treatments, and have in the use of amethyst, a semi-precious stone, the focal point of their signature massage; over 1,000 sqm of meeting space, and a broad choice of chic bars and restaurants.

The distinctive Asian design that combines the best of Japanese and Thai cultures welcomes visitors to encompass them with a feeling of calm and comfort to guarantee them with a relaxing stay.

Experience memorable genuine flavors and inspired contemporary cuisine at the hotel’s exceptional dining venues. Discover Japanese haute cuisine at Yamazato, with the highest quality preparations include “kaiseki” meals, a traditional degustation Japanese dinner. Elements, a One Michelin Star restaurant, serving French cuisine blended with textures, and flavors, and colors with Japanese influence. Try endless variations of Asian and western dishes at the all-day dining restaurant Up & Above. At La Patisserie, choose from a seductive collection of home-baked bread, croissants, cakes, macaroons, and amazing tastes originated from a combination of Japanese and western pastries.

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