A new property just opened at Bangkok’s Thonglor area, a high-rise hotel near em quartier, The 137 Pillars Suites and Residences Bangkok.
Located at brisk walking distance from the EmQuartier mall and the Emporium shopping precinct, the 137 Pillars Suites is a hotel possessing a modern, urban feel. The high-rise hotel is the sister property to a historic hotel located in the Chiang Mai precinct, and sits atop 22 floors of private residences located on Sukhumvit Soi 39. The hotel itself is fairly small, having only 34 one and two-bedroom suites occupying the 24th to the 32nd floor of the building. Each suite of the hotel offers complementary butler service, with a separate dining area. Additionally, each suite also has its own wine cellar, walk-in wardrobe, and ‘maxi bar’ for its guests to enjoy. The suites’ bathrooms are also luxury-quality, with a primarily marble design featuring a circular tub and wall-mounted television.
The suite interiors were designed by P49 Deesign and Associates, a high-profile Thai business-to-business service, and features lush textures and layered colours placed in a high ceiling room.
The hotel possesses the facilities one would expect from a high-rise, luxury destination, especially a hotel near em quartier, such as a day spa, indoor golf simulator, and fitness centre and salon. Most of these are located at level 28, except for the last one, which is found at level 6.
For guests who arrive in the earlier hours of the morning or the later hours of the night, when their suite is not yet available, the hotel offers sleeping pods and shower facilities for their needs.
The 137 Pillars’ in-house cuisine is handled by group executive chef, the Swede Peter Marx. For those looking for alternatives, other options in the building include the Nimitr on level 27, which offers their own twist on traditional Thai food, or the Bangkok Trading Post, located in the lobby, which handles breakfast, or late-night pizza cravings.
The 137 Pillars’ construction followed the recent buzz of hotel and accommodation properties the world, which includes the refurbishing of the Mercure Wellington, and the European debut of Avani with the upgrade of Lisbon’s Tivoli Jardim Lisboa Hotel.