Bangkok, 8 September, 2016 – The 248-room AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel has opened its doors as the first purpose-designed AVANI property, bringing the upscale brand’s contemporary style and modern hospitality to Bangkok’s Chao Phraya riverside.
From the top of the 26-storey hotel at the rooftop bar and pool, to the lobby, AVANI Riverside Bangkok gives guests a place to relax and unwind, and a base to start exploring nearby neighbourhoods along the river.
All of the property’s guest rooms and suites are river facing, with expansive views of the Thai capital. The neutral décor is a blend of comfort and modernity, natural materials and high-tech equipment, with black out curtains, rain shower, dedicated work station with free WiFi and a media hub docking station as standard.
The hotel’s lobby on the 11th floor features an open-plan design that blends reception, lounge, meeting, chill out and restaurant spaces – Skyline and The Pantry, and boasts an arresting view of the River of Kings. On the 26th floor, ATTITUDE is Bangkok’s newest rooftop hot spot, offering different areas for socialising and dining, including an indoor dinner lounge with a DJ booth, an open show kitchen, a wine wall and an outdoor restaurant and bar.
For meetings and events, the hotel offers a multi-purpose events complex on the 10th floor with over 4,500 square metres of flexible space including the Grand Riverside Ballroom which can accommodate up to 1,500 guests theatre style and 11 other meeting rooms. The ballroom capacities are further accentuated by an open showcase kitchen, an 11-metre high ceiling and natural light, generous pre-function space and an outdoor terrace.
Other facilities are the rooftop terrace where guests can relax at the infinity pool and enjoy light bites from the pool menu. While AVANIFIT focuses on lifestyle elements that promote a healthy body and healthy mind, and the gym, with a scenic view of the river, features the latest cardio equipment enabling guests to maintain their usual workout routines. Moreover, AVANISPA offers a range of relaxing spa treatments.
The hotel’s riverside location makes all of Bangkok’s attractions easily accessible. Shuttle boat services link to the Asiatique night market and entertainment complex, and also the BTS Skytrain at the central Saphan Taksin boat pier for swift connections to major commercial, shopping and entertainment districts. For those who prefer not to venture too far, Riverside Plaza adjoins the Hotel offering a selection of retail outlets, coffee shops and restaurants.