Due in September 2013, the Radisson Blu will be located near Benjasiri Park and Phrom Phong BTS Skytrain station.
UPDATE: The opening of this hotel has been delayed until February 15, 2014. A new post with more information including pictures can be found here.
UPDATE 2: Now accepting reservations.
Global hospitality and travel company Carlson is the latest to stake a claim on the buzzing and fashionable Sukhumvit Road in Bangkok with the announcement of a new Radisson Blu. Set to open in September 2013, the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit is located near great food, entertainment, shopping and mass transit.
Details about the interior of the hotel and the features it will offer to guests are just becoming public. What is known now is that the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit will be home to 290 rooms including 266 guest rooms and 24 suites. Interiors are being designed by Bangkok architectural first Inter Akitek Company Limited along with P49, a local interior design firm. In selecting the hotel’s amenities, Carlson keyed in on one of the top desires of every traveler- free wifi. It will be available to all guests and in all rooms.
Highlights of the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit will include an outdoor swimming pool (a must in Bangkok,) with a pool bar. Planned for inside is a relaxing full-service spa and top-notch fitness center. Dining options will include a Chinese restaurant, a rooftop restaurant serving Italian cuisine, a café and an all-day dining eatery. Drinks will be served at the hotel’s wine bar, business club lounge and striking lobby lounge and bar. Meetings and events will be held in the hotel’s grand ballroom, multi-purpose room or in one of six boardrooms.
This new Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Bangkok, Sukhumvit marks Carlson’s sixth hotel in the country and the company anticipates it becoming a first-class choice for tourist and business travelers alike. Globally, Carlson holds more than 1,070 properties, 900 restaurants and a majority stake in business travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel. The company employs approximately 170,000 people and has a presence in more than 150 countries worldwide.