The Vibe: Vibrant with a distinctive retro touch.
The Area: The hotel is conveniently located in Bangkok’s central business district between the Sathorn and Silom corridors and is housed in the landmark King Power Mahanakhon Building, a 78-story mixed-use building that is one of the tallest in Thailand. It is also in close proximity to Bangkok’s Old Town with its wealth of cultural attractions and what has recently become the chosen enclave for the city’s dynamic creative community.
The DNA: Vibrant colors, fluid shapes, evolving art installations and lush greenery nods to the city’s artistic history. In the lobby, traditional materials and large rattan lamps made locally instill a sense of place. Chief Design Officer of Standard Hotels, Verena Haller and the design team, hand-picked art, antiques and curiosities, creating their version of a shoppable flee market, enhancing both the custom designed and locally sourced furniture. In addition to amenities like a 24-hour fitness center and a serene pool overlooking the city, The Standard, Bangkok Mahanakhon is home to six distinctive F&B options. From the exquisite, reflective interiors of Ojo, a Mexican-inspired restaurant situated on the building’s 76th floor, to the playful glamour of Tease, a surrealistic tea room inspired by Josef Hoffmann and 1920s Vienna, thus drenched in black and white, each corner of the hotel has been lovingly carved into its own immersive experience. There is the brand’s American brasserie concept, the Standard Grill, the rooftop bar Sky Beach boasts panoramic views from the 78th floor, while Chinese eatery Mott 32 is equipped with an open-air terrace lined with lush greenery. Finally, the Parlor invites guests to indulge in authentic Thai comfort food alongside live performance and other social programming.
Suite-Me-Up: Bold, glamorous touches characterize each accommodation, which are populated with retro-style furniture and softly lit bar areas. such as the softly-lit bar area and retro-style furniture. The Bigger Penthouse serves as the centerpiece of the guestroom offerings, with its sumptuous upholstery, a full kitchen setup with Gaggenau appliances, ensuite bathroom with a giant soaking tub, and a variety of indoor plants.
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✅ free Wi-Fi • hotel opened: May 2022 • size matters: 155 rooms & suites (40-144m2) (431-1,550 sq ft) • architecture: Rem Koolhaas, OMA • interior design: Jaime Hayón • bathroom amenities: Davines ✅ free on-site parking • pets allowed • 24-hour front desk