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Dusit Thani Bangkok’s Grand Reopening: Tradition Reimagined!

Roof Park _Dusit Thani Bangkok - Overlooking the Southeast Corner of Bangkok's Iconic Lumpini Park.In the heart of Thailand’s bustling capital, a phoenix rises from the ashes of history, heralding the grand return of the legendary Dusit Thani Bangkok. This September, the revered icon reopens its doors, promising an experience that seamlessly weaves the rich tapestry of its storied past with the vibrant threads of modern luxury. As the flagship property of Dusit Hotels and Resorts undergoes a transformative rebirth, it beckons travellers and locals alike to partake in a journey of discovery, indulgence, and unparalleled hospitality.

Nestled in its original, cherished location, the Dusit Thani Bangkok has been an emblem of Thai elegance since its inception in 1970. The hotel’s reimagining is not merely a revival but a reinvention, offering 257 opulent rooms and suites set within a soaring 39-story edifice designed to enchant the discerning traveller. The new structure, conceptualized by the visionary minds at Architects 49 International Limited and OMA Asia Hong Kong Limited, boasts a unique corridor floor plan. This design marvel ensures that each guest room gazes out upon the verdant expanse of Lumpini Park, offering uninterrupted scenic vistas through expansive, floor-to-ceiling windows. It merges the tranquillity of nature with the pinnacle of modern luxury.

The Dusit Thani Bangkok’s storied history is interwoven with tales of grand gatherings and illustrious events, a legacy that the new incarnation upholds with over 5,000 square meters of banqueting and meeting facilities. Among these, a grand ballroom stands out, offering a panoramic view of Lumpini Park and setting the stage for events that are as unforgettable as they are majestic.

Dusit Thani Bangkok - Deluxe room.
Dusit Thani Bangkok – Deluxe room.

Culinary exploration forms the core of the Dusit Thani Bangkok experience, with an exciting lineup of food and beverage outlets poised to redefine the city’s dining landscape. From collaborations with renowned chefs to a multi-level rooftop bar that promises stylish evenings under the stars, the hotel is set to become a gastronomic beacon in Bangkok.

A profound commitment to wellness is at the heart of the Dusit Thani Bangkok’s ethos. The Devarana Wellness concept introduces a sanctuary within the city, offering bespoke experiences designed to nurture the body, mind, and spirit. This holistic approach is a testament to the hotel’s dedication to providing a haven of tranquillity and rejuvenation amidst the urban hustle.

The rebirth of the Dusit Thani Bangkok is a meticulous orchestration of preservation and innovation. Signature elements from the original hotel, including the iconic golden spire and precious artworks by renowned local artists, have been thoughtfully integrated into the new design. These historical treasures and handcrafted teakwood décor bridge the gap between past and present, creating a nostalgic and forward-looking space.

Dusit Thani Bangkok - every room faces the green expanse of Lumpini Park.
Dusit Thani Bangkok – every room faces the green expanse of Lumpini Park.

“The new Dusit Thani Bangkok is more than a hotel; it is a symbol of our unwavering commitment to blending tradition with innovation,” declares Ms. Suphajee Suthumpun, Group CEO of Dusit International. Adrian Rudin, Managing Director of the hotel, echoes this sentiment, emphasizing the hotel’s role in crafting cherished moments and unforgettable memories for its guests. Their vision is clear: to forge a new chapter where heritage and modernity coalesce, offering every visitor an encounter with the extraordinary.

As the Dusit Thani Bangkok prepares to welcome guests to its reimagined splendour, nestled within the ambitious Dusit Central Park development, it stands as a beacon of luxury, hospitality, and architectural brilliance. With bookings set to open in May 2024, the anticipation builds for what promises to be a landmark reopening, marking a new era for this beloved icon of Bangkok’s skyline.




Written by: Supaporn Pholrach







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