Since opening its doors over a decade ago, Amari Atrium Bangkok has been recognised as a provider of not only continuing expectation-exceeding services and exceptional hospitality, but also for constantly improving its accommodation and facilities. Nestled off the bustling commercial and retail centre of New Petchburi, one of the city's longest roads, Amari Atrium stands 23 storeys tall - with a sky-reaching atrium ceiling half of the hotel's height.
The lobby is spacious with a unique illuminating centerpiece that cleverly accents the open space of the atrium). With friendly and accommodating staff, smooth and swift check-in is guaranteed. Attached to the lobby is the impressive 24-hour Cascade Restaurant and Lobby Bar, where guests can relax and rendezvous amidst the sound of water gentle trickling into a small pond.
Located in the Atrium Wing and Tower Wing, the hotel's 568 well-appointed guestrooms come in five different types (466 Superior Rooms, 29 Executive Rooms, 50 Deluxe Rooms, 14 Deluxe and Corner Rooms and nine suites), and are decked out in a contemporary style with all kinds of conveniences neatly incorporated, giving them a minimalist edge. All rooms feature modern amenities like DVD player, 'plug and play' broadband Internet access, all-in-one bedside control panel, individually-controlled air conditioning system, toiletries, work station, TV set with a great variety of international channels and pay-per-view.
Situated on the top two levels of the hotel with a separate check-in counter, Executive Rooms are ideal for those who seek extra comfort and convenience. Enjoy exclusive privileges like access to the 24-hour Executive Lounge, where unlimited alcoholic beverages, snacks and canap-s can be delighted in (from 17:00 to 20:00) together with a host of great amenities from DVD player (an extensive DVD collection is available at the reception), direct fax number in rooms, personal stereo to in-room trouser press. Business travellers will love the well-equipped mini business centre, complete with high-speed Internet connection and a small conference room.
Perfect for honeymooners, Corner Rooms feature a high ceiling, large bathtub (fit for two!) and spectacular panoramic views of the city. Excellent for families, Deluxe Suites, the largest of all (129 square metres), consist of one bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows affording good city views, a living room and dining room with its own bar counter. A choice of wooden or carpeted flooring is also available. It's also noteworthy that this hotel is one of the few hotels in Bangkok that offers rooms designed specially for handicapped guests. In addition, a superior level of safety is ensured as all elevators are key card-activated and there are three fire exits on every floor.
Besides the hotel's fine accommodation, its facilities are also of high standards. The Clark Hatch Fitness Centre features an outdoor whirlpool, complete with terraced sundecks, sauna and steam facilities, aerobic studio and a wide range of massage services from traditional Thai to Swedish. Conference and banquet facilities come in different shapes and sizes from 24 to 304 square metres, and are well-suited for any kind of function. If you have a laptop, Internet wireless hot zones are available free of charge in the lobby area and Cascade Lobby Lounge. Furthermore, attached to the hotel is a shopping arcade offering an assortment of shops and tailors.
Dining options abound at Amari Atrium. Cascade Restaurant on the lobby floor serves international and Asian specialties around the clock (a la carte) and buffets. For a laidback and fun atmosphere, head to Mingles Pub and Restaurant on the second floor, home to the city's only 'Vodka Bar', where a great variety of flavoured and spiced vodkas, spirits and draught beers are served. Guests are also welcome to smash vodka glasses in the designated area after drinking - a fun way to let off some steam! With international cuisine from Spanish, Chinese to Lebanese and an in-house live band, Mingles makes for a perfect venue to eat, meet and, well... mingle! Italian food aficionados shouldn't miss the tasty selection of pastas, pizzas and salads at Vivaldi Italian Restaurant, where guests can choose to dine al fresco beside the pool or in the air-conditioning comfort. For relaxing moments, chill at the Poolside Snack Bar and enjoy light dishes, healthy drinks and simple snacks.
Located in an area perhaps not so well-known to tourists, this city hotel enjoys absolute peace and privacy, and since there are no tall buildings surrounding the hotel, unobstructed views of the city can be delighted in from all guestrooms. The hotel's close proximity to the business, shopping and entertainment areas of Asoke, Sukhumvit, RCA, Ratchada, Siam as well as the city's many convention venues like BITEC and IMPACT Arena Muang Thong Thani makes it an ideal 'base' for all your purposes.
Getting around the city is convenient as the hotel provides a complimentary one-way shuttle bus service every hour, starting from 10:30 until 22:00, to major shopping destinations (a schedule is available at the hotel's Concierge Counter). Alternatively, take a short walk to the nearest MRT underground Petchburi station or Airport Rail Link (currently under construction and expected to be completed in 2008). The hotel is also close to the expressways for both Don Muang Airport and Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
With the hotel's continuous strife for guests' optimum satisfaction reflected through its large, comfortable rooms, accompanied with latest amenities, fantastic city views, a wonderful myriad of facilities and well-trained staff, Amari Atrium Hotel is a great value-for-money choice for anyone - be it singles, couples, families or business travellers.