March 2017 saw the grand opening of Mövenpick’s second property in the sultry capital of Bangkok, Thailand. Its first foray into the serviced apartment concept in Asia, The Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai Bangkok promises not to disappoint long-term leisure or business travellers for sumptuous comfort in a contemporary style.
The Ekkamai neighborhood, an expat enclave is known for its hip and dynamic buzz is where you can indulge in some of the hottest nightspots, bars, cafes, restaurants and shopping malls in Bangkok. Stylish Ekkamai’s busy location is on the main stretch of Sukhumvit Road where you can enjoy some live jazz and sip a cocktail or two at Iron Fairies, 500 different types of beer await at Wishbeer Home Bar and sipping espresso at Ink and Lion is an art form for the serious caffeine addict or munching down some Blackened Crab Cakes at Bourbon Street Restaurant and Oyster Bar is de rigueur. There are so many bars and restaurants in this area that it almost makes a kitchen in your palatial unit redundant.
The Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai Bangkok, a flagship brand for Mövenpick in the increasing serviced apartment sector displays their impeccable desire for satisfying clients with the high quality of finishes, spacious layouts and their Swiss attention to detail. Featuring 158 apartments of 7 different configurations from fully furnished studios to 1 and 2 bedroom apartments ranging in size from 32 sqm to 75 sqm of sheer luxury and elegance. You will have a choice of sweeping city views gazing out of floor-to-ceiling windows, gourmet kitchens fully equipped with all the gadgets a budding chef could desire, flat screen televisions with cable channels in multiple languages and there is complimentary super fast Wi-Fi throughout the entire building.
Facilities include a 25-meter outdoor saltwater swimming pool, a modest but exceptionally equipped meeting and function space plus an indoor rooftop fitness centre to keep those abs in shape. There is an on-site restaurant if you don’t want to venture out into the neighbourhood and a regular shuttle service that will take you to the local main shopping and dining areas or the nearest BTS sky train station.