Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok: More Than 140 Years of History and Heritage
Situated along the Chao Phraya river, this iconic landmark is the first hotel in Thailand by western standards. Built in 1876, the Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
has been an inspiration to a host of world-renowned writers from Joseph Conrad, Somerset Maugham to 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.