Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit & Marriott Executive Apartments Bangkok, Sukhumvit - March 2013

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    The last time I passed by there (2 months ago), the imposing structure looks completed from the outside:
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    Looks like it will be open on time then! Are both the hotels in the same building?
     
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    Yes, I believe so ... and both located steps away from Soul Food Mahanakom and other restaurant outlets on Thong Lo and its many Sois & less than 200 m from Thong Lo BTS station! :)
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    We have an upcoming stay next week (April 9-12) so I decided to go on a tour of the property. Here are the findings:
    • Rooms are crispy new & clean with nice functional design. Only six floor are completed. No suites are available as of yet.
    • Great recognition for Gold & Platinum members with makeshift all-day lounge on the second floor, breakfast at 57 Street (an all day dining venue on the lobby floor), and happy hour benefits at the 2nd floor District Restaurant.
    • Rooftop bars & restaurants are not completed. Awesome expansive views from the 45th floor.
    • Pool, gym, and spa are completed.
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    Deluxe King Room
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    Bathtub with a view
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    Thong Lo BTS Station from rooftop looking towards lower Sukhumvit
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    The pool area​
    More photos can be found here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/kalboz/sets/72157633998650183/
     
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    We are here on a 3-night stay as Platinum status. I was asked and I chose the 500 points as my Platinum check-in amenity. As Platinum I was upgraded to a suite, but because the suites weren't ready yet, I was moved to the apartments and given one-bedroom apartment with breakfast and other lounge benefits ... all for THB 3,200++ per night. Here are my observations:

    • Lounge is open until midnight on the second floor with happy hour and other benefits. All day non-alcoholic beverage benefits at the lounge with chips, nuts, and other cakes. Lounge also provides computer terminals if you need to use one. Breakfast is given at the lobby's 57th Street Restaurant.
    • Some construction noise/smells as you go down the elevator on the apartments side.
    • Great service thus far by FD & management personnel. Lounge staff is a different situation altogether.
    • The property is brand new, crisp & clean
    • Will report tomorrow on the breakfast situation!
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    Happy hour booze at the lounge
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    Happy hour food at the lounge
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    One bedroom apartment
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    Marble bathroom with separate shower
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    The lounge on the 2nd floor
     
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    Breakfast at the restaurant on the lobby floor (57th Street All Day Dining) was comped for us due to our Platinum status. The food offerings at breakfast at this open-kitchen restaurant is substantial and better than the lounge food at the Renaissance or the JW Marriott Bangkok.

    As you walk into the restaurant, there is the breads, pastries, the cold cuts, and their condiments counter to your left.
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    The salad bar is straight from there with at least 5 types of salads changed daily plus make your own green salad items.
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    Next, the eggs made to order station with big pans holding sausages, grilled tomatoes, mushrooms, baked beans, hash browns, asparagus, green beans, etc.
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    The local breakfast (noodles station) with beef, pork, chicken, or fish.
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    Asian fare is more substantial with various dishes including vegetarian food.
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    This hotel will have a big impact on the JW! My last stay as a MR gold at the JW was average at best.
     
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    My last stay at the JWM last October as a Platinum was not good either. The Renaissance is going up to category 5 in May, and this property will be the only Marriott hotel (not apartments) at category-4 in Bangkok.
     
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    Great rates on Marriott.com showing this property going for THB 2,800++ per night.
     
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    I like the prices of the Marriott properties in BKK, with all the competition they are all coming down.
     
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    Thank you. Great report on all!
     
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    Marriott is located at Sukhumvit 57 while HI at 22. Although I walked the distance between the two in April (considerably warm month), they are over 2KM from each other. I prefer the Marriott location because it is closer to Thong Lo BTS station (elevated light monorail) than the HI to Phrom Phong BTS station. Having access to the BTS system is very important while staying in Bangkok.
     
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    I will be spending 5 nights at that Marriott in February. I hope it turns out to be a pleasant stay as am a Platinum Premier.
     
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    I am sure it will be great ... and welcome to MilePoint, VacationTravelsOnly! :)

    Let us know how it goes!
     
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    Clip about nightlife fun at the rooftop venue (Octave) of this property:
     
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    New dining promo:
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    A photo from this property's FB page showing an apartment:
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    w/d in the apartments?

    -David
     
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    Yes, sir, W/D and full kitchen with utensils
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    Kal, nice pics, especially the pool. (the album)
     
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