Amara to open first hotel in Bangkok

21 Jul 2010

Singaporean luxury hotel operator Amara Hotels and Resorts will open a new 272-room hotel in central Bangkok in 2012.

Amara Bangkok will be located in the Surawong Road area, close to Silom and Sathorn Roads, a key shopping and financial district of the Thai capital.

“With all of the amazing activities and attractions and brisk commercial traffic in the area, we see a need for the quality accommodation that Amara provides,” said Albert Teo, chief executive officer for Amara Holdings Limited, the hotel’s parent company.

“The central location of our new hotel in Bangkok and its proximity to the other parts of the city, coupled witheasy access to the airport expressway will offer maximum convenience to tourists and business travellers alike.”

Amara Bangkok will position itself as an “oasis in the city” and will feature a restaurant, sunset bar by the rooftop pool, lobbybar and comprehensive meeting facilities. The hotel will have a wellness level comprising a gym and spa.

Amara currently has two hotels in Singapore, the Amara Singapore and the Amara Sanctuary Resort on Sentosa Island.

For more information about the hotel group, visit

Kenny Coyle

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