First look: Thailand's first Capella hotel opens in Bangkok

Staff Writer
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Verandah. (PHOTO: Capella Bangkok)
Verandah. (PHOTO: Capella Bangkok)

Capella Bangkok has officially opened its doors! Sitting on the east bank of the River of Kings, Capella Bangkok is part of the prestigious new development, Chao Phraya Estate. The luxury landmarks offers 101 rooms, suites and villas with panoramic views of Thailand’s revered river.

Guests can look forward to spacious suites with uninterrupted river vistas, an inspiring Capella Curates program, and an unparalleled culinary offering including Côte by celebrity chef Mauro Colagreco, whose three Michelin-starred restaurant Mirazur claimed first place in “The World’s 50 Best Restaurants Awards” in 2019.

A quick check shows rooms go for US$590 (THB18,500) per night.

“We are very excited to welcome the world to Capella Bangkok and Charoenkrung, an enchanting riverside enclave from a bygone era,” said John Blanco, General Manager of Capella Bangkok.

Villa. (PHOTO: Capella Bangkok)
Villa. (PHOTO: Capella Bangkok)

“In this stimulating setting, curious travellers will enjoy encounters that echo the past while being anchored in the present. We want to encourage learning and exploration, give back to the community and create emotional connections that stay with guests long after they check out.”

Blanco has over 25 years of experience and is single-minded in his pursuit of luxury hospitality with an impressive track record at Ritz Carlton, Four Seasons and many award-winning independent hotels.

Should international travels be allowed again, Capella Bangkok is on our must-stay list.

Facade exterior. (PHOTO: Capella Bangkok)
Facade exterior. (PHOTO: Capella Bangkok)

For more information, log on to Capella Bangkok.