Two floors of 10 function rooms include a ballroom for 600 pax. Credit: Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit
BANGKOK - The 34-storey Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit has opened in the city's prime location between BTS SkyTrain Asoke and Phrom Phong stations.
The hotel's GM, Mr Mark Bulmer, has eight years' experience with Carlton Hotel Group including six as GM of two Carlton hotels in Singapore.
"Worldhotels is privileged to welcome Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit to our Elite Collection. We are confident that it will elevate our portfolio of stylish icons in landmark destinations. Over the years, we have enjoyed unprecedented success with Carlton Hotel Group's expansion in Singapore. The opening of Carlton Hotel Bangkok Sukhumvit will complement our strategic partnership for future growth," said Ms Melissa Gan, MD of Asia Pacific of Worldhotels.
The hotel has 338 rooms and suites ranging from 37 to 129 sqm. Features and amenities in each room includes floor-to-ceiling soundproofed windows with electric curtains and blinds, 49-inch smart TV with Chromecast mirroring and Apple TV, king/twin bedding with Sealy Posturepedic mattress, and motion sensor-controlled lighting for decreased energy consumption when guests are away and in-room IPTV technology for information, entertainment and hospitality services via a single digital source.
Inside the signature Wah Lok restaurant, an upscale Hong Kong-style setting with main dining for up to 194 guests, along with private dining rooms are available for business and social events. Providing direction at Wah Lok Bangkok is the same chef who helped open the original Wah Lok at Carlton Hotel Singapore over 30 years ago, master chef and Guangdong native Mr Lam Kok Weng.
On the 33rd-floor, the Carlton Club Lounge houses Club-level rooms, including breakfast, all-day snacks and refreshments, and cocktail hours with canapes and a meeting room for six pax.
Two floors of 10 function rooms include the Grand Carlton Ballroom for 600 pax, totalling 1,200 sqm of highly configurable spaces.