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The Siam – one of Bangkok’s most opulent stays

Nestled in one of the city’s oldest neighbourhoods, The Siam offers a sublime sanctuary dedicated to only the finest levels of Thai hospitality, exceptional dining experiences, and restorative wellness.

Entering The Siam is an ethereal experience, transcending from the busy, hot streets of Bangkok into a haven that seems impossibly hidden amongst the traditional architecture of old Bangkok. Adjoining the Chao Praya River, The Siam is the soft-hearted nature of Thailand paired with the world-class standards luxury travellers demand.

Art deco elements amidst traditional Thai decor styles adorn this exceptional boutique hotel, soothing in a monochromatic palette, interrupted by only the pop of lush, green plants. Each suite here is spacious, presenting a separate sitting area, oversized bed and whimsical bathroom centred around a large bathtub.

Heading deeper into The Siam, guests will appreciate how still and calming the atmosphere here is. Designed to soothe, the hotel offers a unique spa experience too. The Opium Spa, complete with a seating area akin to the dens after which it has been named, is intimate.

Therapists trained in traditional Thai massage techniques are on hand to treat guests, while the more adventurous travellers can opt to book a session with a Sak Yant tattoo artist. A specially consecrated space devoted to this traditional art allows guests a dedicated session with a highly-trained Sak Yant tattoo artist who will ink the magical, religious designs as a permanent souvenir from Thailand.

Dining experiences at The Siam include the delectable Chon Thai Restaurant, reviving Thai dishes, and Decor Bar & Terrace, serving international comfort cuisine in a jazz-inspired ambience. It’s also easy to further your knowledge of Thai cuisine through personalised cooking experiences during your stay.

Guests at The Siam also enjoy the hotel’s offering of Signature Experiences. Sunset cruises on the Chao Praya River in a refurbished wooden rice barge will lead you through inner Bangkok by water, or a Muay Thai session will leave you invigorated.

For more information about The Siam, visit their website here.

Written by Kate Els

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