- 2D1N stay for 2 for $838 (rrp. $272)
- 3D2N stay for 2 for $1,638 (rrp. $3,054)
- 4D3N stay for 2 for $2,378 (rrp. $4,581)
Hotel at a glance
Bathed in shades of soothing beige from lobby lounge to elegantly-appointed rooms, the Grande Centre Point Hotel Ploenchit whisks guests into its sky scraping sanctuary for a wholesome holiday retreat amidst the hustle and bustle of Bangkok’s vibrant life. Guests can admire panoramic views of the sprawling city including that of the river of Khlong Saen Saep from the balconies of quarters fashioned in contemporary Thai design, making a checklist of potential attractions to visit while also taking the time to make full use of the five-star hotel’s many amenities.
- Enjoy a smorgasbord of Thai, Japanese, Italian, and other Western-infused dishes at the hotel’s Piû restaurant.
- Swim laps in the outdoor swimming or even out one’s tan under the temperate heat of the tropical sun.
- Find respite within the comforting embrace of RarinJinda Wellness Spa as skilled therapies knead worries and woes away.
- 38sqm room
- King or twin bedding
- Max. occupancy: 3 adults OR 2 adults and 1 child aged 12 and below per room. 3rd guest subject to additional charges.
- Restaurant and bar
- Swimming pool
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
Add-ons (payable to hotel)
- Extra bed with breakfast for guest aged 13 and above: THB1,300 per person per night
- Stay without extra bed with breakfast for guest aged 4 – 12: THB265 per person per night
Bangkok, Thailand: What to see and do
Once a small village on the banks of the Chao Phraya river, Bangkok grew into the metropolis that it is today when King Taksin turned it into a capital city in the late 18th century. Although it is the centre of the nation’s development and growth, it still retains much of its identity, as can be seen by the historical monuments that co-exist with skyscrapers and intermingling of traditional culture with modern lifestyles. Amidst the bustle of development, the Grand Palace is a symbol of spirituality and majesty, an architectural gem that blends traditional, neo-renaissance, and modern styles, and pays tribute to the intricacies of traditional Thai craftsmanship throughout the ages. Also on the palace grounds is Wat Phra Kaew, or Temple of the Emerald Buddha, which houses a jade statue of Buddha and an extensive mural of Ramayana on the exterior walls. Wat Pho is a ten minutes’ walk away from the Grand Palace, and houses a giant reclining golden Buddha that measures up to 46 metres long, its feet adorned with mother-of-pearl ornaments that depict the 108 characteristics of Buddha.
Experience the novelty of zooming down Bangkok’s network of side streets – also known as soi – on a tuk tuk; or if you prefer, hop onto the BTS Skytrain or MRT to reach your next destination. Dive into the cultural heart of Bangkok with a visit to one of the local markets like the Chatuchak Weekend Market, which covers a 27-acre area and has more than 15,000 booths selling fresh produce, handicrafts, and food from all over Thailand. Experience the scenery, sounds, and smells of the Amphawa Floating Market from a longtail boat, and navigate through vendors with boats piled high with goods and hawkers grilling up fresh seafood like king prawns, shellfish, and squid. After a day spent out and about, retreat within the air-conditioned confines of shopping malls around Sukhumvit, the trendy part of Bangkok, and rejuvenate with a Thai massage at one of the spas. When dusk blankets the city, follow the crowd of partygoers as they throng the bars and clubs along Soi Cowboy and Soi 11, or take a leisurely boat ride down the Chao Phraya river past lit-up temples as the water reflects the neon glow of the city skyline.
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