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Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok , Bangkok

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Hotel Introduction
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Beauty and enchantment achieve mythical proportions : A City of Angels in the Land of Smiles, a contry of glittering temples, ancient culture and charming hospitality. A tropical paradise with lush hills and cool mountain retreats, A rich and rewarding experience, Thailand promise even the most seasoned traveller precious memories to take home.And at the heart of this exotic land is The Central plaza Hotel Bangkok your window to a wondrous reality.

Sofitel Central Plaza Bangkok and Bangkok Convention Centre is conveniently located adjoining the new expressway just 12 minutes from the airport, 15 minutes from the centre of Bangkok. Each of the 607 deluxe rooms and suites at Sofitel Central Plaza Bangkok, Bangkok offers a panoramic view of Bangkok's skyline, lush parks and bustling business.

The hotel is located mid-way between Don Muang International Airport and the city at the Lard Proa traffic junction. Chatuchak Weekend Market is about 20 minutes walking distance from the hotel. Hotel has easy access to nearest subway at Phaholyothin station.

The hotel has one small outdoor swimming pool, fully equipped fitness center. The hotel is well known for world class convention center with spacious parking space for maximum of 37 coaches and or 4,500 cars. The outdoor carpark can as well converted into Multipurpose Hall. Bangkok Convention center is also part of the hotel and has a great capacity to house small group meeting starts from 10 pax to worldwide conference of 3800 pax. There is a garden space opposite the hotel that can be arranged a theme party of upto 300 pax. The Changwattana express way helps to get into the city within 15 minutes, hotel also has complimentary shuttle bus service to downtown city areas such as night market at Silom Road and nearest sky train Morchit station.

This is a sandstone coloured 22 storey high rise tower with brown reflector glass windows. The building is devided into 2 wings : Wing A and B.

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Important Informations

Hotel built in 1980, Last complete renovation 2005, Number of floors: 24, Total number of rooms: 565, of which are suitable as three-bed rooms: 42, Number of suites (separate rooms): 99, Number of junior suites: 16

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Room and Accommodation
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Guest rooms start from 3rd to 20th floor, 21st and 22nd are Dynasty club floor with special guest priviledge. Most rooms are superior and large in a size of 32 square metres. The rooms are renovated, repainted with new modern style painting, equipped with overall chinese style furnitures and some traditional Thai decoration. Bathroom is large with stardard toileterries, the new zink is done in black granite. Deluxe rooms are the same with superior room only on the higher floor.

The first hotel to operate under the Sofitel name in Asia "City of Angels", this is an international deluxe business hotel which emphasizes efficiency, charm and elegance. Once in residence your guests will discover there is very little reason to leave our 607 superb rooms and suites, each tastefully designed for comfort and convenience.

Superior Room Featuring the Central Signature bed. This spacious 33.5 sqm. room offers broadband internet, in-room safe, minibar, hairdryer, tea and coffee maker, satellite TV, pay per view moviews, bathdrobes & slipper, all as standard. A spacious bathroom includes bathtub & shower.

Deluxe Room
Featuring the Centara Signature bed with duvet in Sofitel MyBed style. This specious 33.5 sqm. with high floor room offers broadband internet, in-room safe, minibar, hairdryer, tea and coffee maker, satellite TV, pay per view movies, bathrobes & slipper, all as standard. A spacious bathroom includes bathtub & shower.

Dynasty Club Featuring the Centara Signature bed, with duvet in Sofitel MyBed style. this spacious 33.5 sqm. Room offers broadband internet, in-room safe, minibar, hair dryer, tea and coffee maker, high standard amenities in the bathroom, satellite TV, pay per view movies, bathrobes & slipper, etc. Dynasty Club lounge and benefits included.

All rooms have individually controlled air- conditioning, 12 channel satellite T.V. and radio, safe deposit box, bedside control panels for light, direct dial telephones and in - house music system.

Category of Room :
Normal Floor

  • Superior
  • Deluxe
  • Junior Suite
  • Petite Suite

Dynasty Club :19-21 Floor - Internet Free of Charge

  • Junior Dynasty Club
  • Petite Dynasty Club
  • Plaza Suite Dynasty Club (Corner)

Executive Suite :21-22 Floor

  • Total Number of Rooms: 607
  • Single rooms
  • Double rooms
  • Twin rooms
  • Triple rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Television
  • Satellite television
  • In-house movie
  • Radio
  • Direct dial phone
  • Mini bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Automatic wake-up call
  • Voltage 220v
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Facilities
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The outdoor Swimming Pool is surrounded by lush, tropical gardens, an oasis of peace and tranquility. The Fitness Centre offers an inspiring environment for an invigorating work-out on state of-the-art equipment, with separate saunas and Jacuzzis. Enjoy an unsurpassed Thai approach to easing stress, relaxing one’s mind and renewing one’s energy by facial and body treatments in our Centara Spa.

Lobby

The lobby is large and newly renovated. The new reception and seating area are done in European style. The adjacent lobby lounge has also redone except the hotel entrance which will be converted to match with the rest of the whole area.

Shopping
Within The Complex in the Central Plaza Shopping Center, housing more than 300 shops and specialty boutiques, plus the six-story Central Department Store-all under one roof. Gift ideas abound, and at prices you’ll find irresistible.

  • Airport arrival and departure transfer
  • Barber shop / Beauty salon
  • Broadband High Speed Internet
  • Business Centre
  • Centara Spa
  • Dynasty Club (Executive Lounge)
  • Fitness Centre
  • Flower shop
  • Foreign exchange
  • Fully equipped business centre, including translation service, fax, secretarial assistance.
  • High speed internet access in deluxe rooms and suites, function rooms and Business Centre
  • Limousine Service
  • Medical Service
  • Shopping arcade
  • Swimming pool
  • Tour counter
  • Valet Parking
  • Medium sized lobby
  • 5 lifts
  • Porterage 24 hour
  • Room service 24 hour
  • 1 outdoor pool
  • 24 floors
  • Coach parking
  • Car parking (Payable to hotel, if applicable)
  • Gymnasium
  • Sauna
  • Tennis
  • Shop
  • Boutique
  • Beauty parlour
  • Travel agency facilities
  • Baby sitting
  • Laundry facilities
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Restaurants & Bars
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The hotel has altother 6 main restaurants from Don Giovanni Italian restaurant and Gio coffee shop on lobby level, outdoor Suan Bua Thai restaurant close to the swimming pool, Dynasty Chinese restaurant, Hagi Japanese dish and Gio corner pastry.

In a city renowned for its restaurants, Sofitel Centara Grand offers the finest in wining and dining, guaranteed to delight even the most discerning gourmet.

Don Giovanni Italian; Our Italian master chef prepares specials for lunch and dinner. Here the pasta is homemade, the sauces are wonderfully Italian, and the pizzas are baked in an authentic charcoal oven.

An enchanting 100 seats Italian trattoria named after Mozart's most famous opera, with an ambiance coming from a warm-hearted love of life. Our Italian master chef prepares specials for lunch, pizza from the authentic charcoal oven and homemade pasta.

Opening Hours:11:30 - 14:30 hrs. / 18:00 - 22:30 hrs.

Dynasty Classic Cantonese; This elegant restaurant conjures up appetizing wonders of lmperial China, including a wide selection of delectable Dim Sum at lunchtime.

This attractive Chinese restaurant serves Cantonese dishes and a wide selection of Dim Sum at lunchtime. Private dining rooms are available with super-large round table for 20 persons.

Opening hours:11:30 - 14:30 hrs. / 18:00 - 22:30 hrs.

Le Danang Vietnamese; Authentic cuisine in Bangkok抯 best-known and award-winning Vietnamese restaurant, with numerous exotic dishes which emphasize the natural goodness and nutritional value of Vietnamese food.

Bangkok's best known Vietnamese restaurant with 1920's decor and live music. It would be easy to satisfy your appetite simply on the Vietnamese hors d'oeuvres.

Opening hours:11:30 - 14:30 hrs. / 18:00 - 22:30 hrs.

Hagi Japanese; Savour a teppanyaki or any of the more than 50 authentic dishes on our traditional menu, in an atmosphere reminiscent of Japan.

A Japanese restaurant with 5 private rooms to choose from according to your fancy. Savour a Teppanyaki and over fifty traditional items on our menu, in an atmosphere reminiscent of real Japanese.

Opening hours: 11:30 - 14:30 hrs. / 18:00 - 22:30 hrs.

Suan Bua Thai; Popular Thai, BBQ & Seafood Suan Bua is dedicated to offering authentic Thai cuisine and fresh seafood and meat barbecues.

Dedicated to offering you authentic Thai cuisine, as well as fresh seafood. Dine in the main air- conditioned dining room or in the open-air pavillion with live music. Situated in the Poolside Garden, Suan Bua patrons can enjoy their meal under a canopy of stars in the Beer Garden. Feast on barbeque favourites.

Opening hours: 11:30 - 14:30 hrs. / 18:00 - 22:30 hrs.

Chatuchak Cafe International (Buffet or A La Carte); The coffee shop offers 24-hour service, with a menu that highlights International and Asian favourites, served in casual and comfortable surroundings.

Opening hours: Open 24 hrs.

Cappuccino Corner
Coffee, Tea and Baked Goods; A delightfully cozy nook where one can leisurely indulge in the engaging aroma of coffee or as well as a selection of cakes and pastries.

Opening hours: 06:30 - 22:00 hrs.

Coco's Coffee, Tea and Baked Goods; Coco‘s offers a wide range of cakes, cookies, chocolates and pralines to accompany a cup of freshly brewed coffee or tea.

Opening hours: 8:00 - 20:30 hrs.

Gio's Coffee, Tea and Baked Goods; Gio's, the perfect spot to watch the World go spinning by while lingering on a creamy Cappuccino, or a perky Espresso.

Opening hours: 06:30 - 23:00 hrs.

Lobby Lounge Drinks over Live Music; After a hectic day of business or sightseeing and shopping, the Lobby Lounge is the perfect venue for relaxing over cool cocktails, with our resident musicians.

The perfect place to unwind or enjoy relaxed conversation. Open from noon will past the bewitching hour.

Opening Hours: 09:00 - 01:00 hrs.

CENCIO Karaoke; Enjoy a Karaoke experience in one of our 18 private rooms for groups of 5 to 20 guests; while the communal bar area comfortably seats up to 40 people.

Opening hours:11:30 - 16:00 hrs. / 17:00 - 2:00 hrs

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Convention
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Thailand first convention facility and the most convenient, the Bangkok Convention Centre (BCC) is ideally located just ten minutes from Bangkok International Airport, as well as the city centre. Access is superb as it is beside the expressway and the BTS Sky Train is within a short distance, while the new Bangkok Subway scheduled to open later this year has a station right at the door.The only convention centre which has it own in-house hotel.

The main Auditorium can accommodate up to 3,800 delegates for plenary sessions with 8 rooms for breakout meetings, plus all-purpose space for other activities. Combined with the the adjoining Central Plaza shopping Mall housing Central Department Store, over 200 specialty shops and boutiques, international restaurants and two Food Courts, as well as nine plush state-of-the-art cinema theatres, provides the unique advantage of being the only facility in Bangkok that offers everything under one roof, so to speak.

Central Grand Plaza, Bangkok has earned a reputation for being the region’s best venue for international conventions and exhibitions.

For conferences, lavish banquets and international events, the Bangkok Convention Centre in The Central Plaza Complex is next to none. Spacious, dramatically designed, with extensive audio visual support, it can accommodate 3,800 people for theatre style conference meetings and 5,000 guests for cocktail functions.

The hotel’s facilities include 26 well equipped meeting rooms, including Vibhavadee Ballroom with 1985 square metres of floor space, Seating capacity is 1,000 for sit-down dinners and 2,500 for cocktails. Also part of the hotel and complex is the Bangkok Convention Centre with over 5,000 square metres of space auditorium style. It is well equipped for all kinds of meetings, with advanced audio-visual equipment and complete meetings paraphernalia.

The Bangkok Convention Centre is on two floors - a main auditorium on the 5th floor that is 2,506 sq meters and pillarless as well as an all-purpose exhibition hall on the 4th floor bringing the total of useable space to 6,199 sq metres. This can moulded to suit any function making it popular for conventions, theatre style meetings as well as banquets. Having ample covered car parking adds to the diversity and flexibility that can be offered.

The Sky Hall and Bangkok Convention Centre at the Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok. Providing the largest integrated convention meetings and hotel facilities in the city. The new "Sky Hall" is intended to be a supporting facility to increase our competitiveness in the MICE market and to enhance the BCC's multi-purpose capability. With the growing demands for more exhibition space from Association, Convention and Exhibition Planners, the BCC is in the process of adding a new "Sky Hall" which will extend onto the 6th FL car park. Construction is scheduled to be completed in March 2002. Total area of the Hall is approximately 3,640 square metres.

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Location
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Midway between the City Center and Airport, only 45 minute drive from the airport and 15 minute drive from the center of Bangkok. Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok is also linked with the rest of the City by MRT (underground train service) and BTS (sky train service)

Welcome to the world of Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok. Ten minutes from the airport and quick access to the city center, it makes a visit quite worthwhile indeed.

Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok and Bangkok Convention Centre (BCC) on Vibhavadee Rangsit Highway,amidst the booming new business district of Bangkok.

The famous Chatuchak Park is adjacent to the hotel. This ideal location offers convenient access to both downtown and Bangkok International Airport, only 12 minutes to both destinations. The skytrain station at Mor Chit for quick access to the downtown area is a 5 minutes drive from the hotel.

Places of Interest within Walking Distance
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Distance
Walking Time
Nearest Metro Station: Lat Phrao Subway Station
 
15 Min.
 
Places of Interest within Driving Distance
Place
Distance
Driving Time
Airport : Bangkok
13 Km.
15 Min.
Nearest Fair Site : Jatujak Market
3 Km.
 

  • Location: Near Centre
  • 8 kms to city centre
  • 40 kms to the nearest airport (suvarnabhumi airport)
  • 15 minute walk to the nearest metro station (lat phrao subway station)
  • 3 km to the nearest fair site (jatujak market)

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