Hilton has signed a management agreement with
Magnolia Finest Corporation to introduce the first Waldorf Astoria
hotel in Southeast Asia, and Hilton Worldwide’s ninth property in
The 170-room Waldorf Astoria Bangkok is
scheduled to open in 2015.
The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok
is located along Ratchadamri Road, a central location that is ideal
for guests wanting to visit some of the city’s finest dining
places, entertainment venues, popular shopping complexes such as
Central World and Siam Paragon.
Towering 60-storeys above the city and
built as a mixed-used development, Waldorf Astoria Bangkok will
offer guests fine
culinary experiences at its all-day dining restaurant, two
specialty restaurants, two bars and lounge.
Sitting between the
Chit Lom and Ratchadamri BTS stations, the hotel will have 170
guest rooms (including 34 suites) sized at a minimum of 50 square-meters, making them one of the largest hotel
rooms in Bangkok.
The hotel will have two spacious ballrooms and
nine meeting rooms, a fitness center and spa, as well as an
Andrew Clough, senior vice
president, development, Middle East & Asia Pacific, Hilton
Worldwide, said, “Bangkok is a truly international and
sophisticated city, and we are pleased to be working with an
established partner like Magnolia Finest Corporation Limited in
showcasing our famous luxury brand for the first time in Southeast
Asia, in this major gateway city. Hilton Worldwide has been in
Thailand since 1983 and today’s announcement marks the entry of
our fourth brand in Thailand, following currently trading Conrad
Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Hotels & Resorts branded properties as
well as the opening of our first DoubleTree by Hilton property in
Bangkok next year. With six operating hotels in Thailand, two of
which are in Bangkok, we look forward to continued growth with the
introduction of the Waldorf Astoria Bangkok.”
Hilton Worldwide currently manages six properties in Thailand
including Conrad Bangkok, Millennium Hilton Bangkok, Hilton
Pattaya, Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort & Spa, Hilton Hua Hin Resort
& Spa and Conrad Koh Samui, and will open Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok
and DoubleTree by Hilton, Sukhumvit Bangkok in 2013.
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