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The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok Reviews

   

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok
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Reviews of The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok

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Read all 277 reviews and thoughts (average: 4.66 out of 5) on the The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Bangkok before you book online.

5/5    Score based on 277 reviews

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4/5

Very Good

Wonderful hotel : dirt city
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We have just stayed here for 3 nights for our 1st wedding anniversary. On arrival to our room there was a bottle of wine, a cake and a charming heart flower bouquet on the bed. After a speedy check in...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Stay
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We stayed for 3 nights in two connecting deluxe rooms after having spent 2 weeks in Phuket. This is our second time at the Oriental and again it exceeded all our expectations. Our rooms has a...

5/5

Excellent

Have reviewed this hotel before, but it's worth saying again.
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La Grande Dame does it again. In a changing, uncertain world, it's good to know some things can be relied upon. From being whisked from the door of the aircraft by MO staff one immediately feels like...

4/5

Very Good

Great Hotel
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This is a great hotel. Excellent location. Service is better if you are a VIP. That is the king and queen of Malaysia were in the hotel that weekend and restaurant was closed but we were informed...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous Hotel
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Our family of four stayed two nights and were given two deluxe rooms. Very comfortable and beautifully decorated in the elegant colonial tradition. A dish of rambutan were brought to each room as a...

5/5

Excellent

Still The Best Hotel in the World
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Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, In my humble opinion it is Still The Best Hotel in the World. This must be close to our 10th visit here. Thank God nothing changes...It still has the best team at...

5/5

Excellent

Absolutely fantastic!!!
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Stayed in this wonderful, luxurious hotel for five nights in December 2012. We had a State room in the river wing, with balcony and magic views over the river. The room was so big, it felt more like...

3/5

Average

The best hotel in Bangkok but WAY TOO CROWDED!
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I recently satyed at the Oriental in Bangkok with my extended family. This was not my first stay and upkeep, room decor, professionality and friendlieness of staff remain absolutely perfect. This...

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotel Experience Ever
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I stayed there with my husband for 3 nights to celebrate our 25th anniversary. Ever since we stepped into the hotel we were perfectly taken care of. The hotel is luxurious and beautiful. The room is...

1/5

Terrible

Arrogant Pricks
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We didn't stay at the Mandarin Oriental.. but we almost did. Thankfully we ended up choosing the Peninsula. We wanted to check out the Mandarin so we went across the river to go to a bar or...

5/5

Excellent

There iris nothing like it
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This was my tenth stay at the Oriental and I was not disappointed. There is no question that this hotel sets the standard for service. The hotel has the most pleasant and caring staff that will do...

5/5

Excellent

Simply the best
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Perfection is the word that comes to mind when I think of this hotel. Better rooms and fancier grounds are always available at other locales. However, no one provides better service and a better...

5/5

Excellent

The Legend at the River of Kings
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I stayed in October 2012 for four nights in Bangkok. I have been in almost all of the great Hotels at the Chaophraya River The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is an amazing hotel and truly one of the...

3/5

Average

Discriminatory
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I find the dress code a little ridiculous. Everyone was dressed up to the nines and when my other half and I were a little casual in the daytime, they moved us out of sight from the tea area to a...

5/5

Excellent

A real palace!
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We stayed three days at the Mandarin Oriental and it was wonderful. Do not rely on the outside of the hotel that is more than trivial but inside everything is luxury, calm and voluptuousness full...

3/5

Average

Great hotel but beware of the spa during construction
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It must be my 10th stay in this hotel. As wonderful and peaceful as the first time! Everything was as perfect as possible. However, the Oriental Spa which is one of the best I have seen has to be...

5/5

Excellent

The Grand Dame (Still) Manages to Keep Her Charm
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As far as larger properties and luxury-hotel chains go, we have long been ardent fans of the Mandarin Oriental brand but this grand dame topped all other MOs we have been to and never fails to deliver...

1/5

Terrible

Deceptive
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I do not accept that in this day and age a hotel of this standard is allowed to be deceptive. Their website clearly states that in-room Internet is available for up to five devices. However, once you...

5/5

Excellent

A beautiful hotel
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We have stayed in Bangkok many times, but this was our first time at the Mandarin Oriental. It's a beautiful hotel, with the the ultimate attention to detail and exquisite service. We stayed just...

5/5

Excellent

the perfect holiday treatment
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They know how to treat a guest! The food is exquisite and the service as it should be in a hotel of that status. It is a small hotel with allure. The spa is one of the best I have ever expirienced,...

5/5

Excellent

Exceptional
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Exceptional and amazing. No shortcomings for even a discerning critic like me who can pick fault with everything! The room was awesome, with a beautiful view of the river. Breakfast was a great...

4/5

Very Good

always a great stay
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This was the sixth time we visited this hotel. It is always a pleasant experience and the quality of sevice is very good. Breakfast on the riverfront ,, the fruit selection is fantastic and by far on...

5/5

Excellent

Simply more than excellent
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I spent four nights at the Mandarin Oriental in early Septemebr 2012 and I had a wonderful experience. The good reputation of this property is very well deserved. Elegance and style is what you...

5/5

Excellent

Without a doubt: the best hotel I have ever stayed at
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Absolutely perfect. Immaculate, attentive and friendly service (dunno what planet RobinTinto was on), fantastic food, great location, superb rooms, brilliant for business (my room even had a full...       

5/5

Excellent

One of the great ones
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This is one of the world's greatest hotels, and any guest will feel it from the moment of check-in, or even earlier if a hotel car meets your plane. The service is almost immeasurably good. Its a...

5/5

Excellent

More than just a splendid hotel, it's almost a piece of history
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The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is more than just one of the world’s most splendid hotels, it’s almost a piece of history. Evelyn Waugh sat on the terrace writing Mad Dogs and Englishmen, John Le Carre...  

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic
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We had 2 rooms here for 2 nights at the end of our holiday. The staff were friendly and efficient. We asked to change rooms as there was a strong smell of paint from outside refurbishments and were...

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel experience ever
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Best hotel experience you will probably ever encounter. Period. MO Bangkok is the jewel of the MO brand. You are being looked after like a king and no detail however small is neglected. Superior...

5/5

Excellent

A must, once in a lifetime!
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The Oriental has an atmosphere like no other hotel in the world. I have stayed here several times and have no complaints. The beds are medium/hard (soft/medium/hard) and the large bathroom have a...

4/5

Very Good

Special hotel
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From the moment I arrived I felt comfortable and inspired, this really is a special hotel, with staff that are very well trained and decor that is incredible... the only problem (which might not be a...

5/5

Excellent

Incredible . A destination for itself!
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Comparing Palaces is a bit hard. You need to find the star shining the most of all

5/5

Excellent

The only place where all the staffs called me by name...
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I was visit bangkok for the first time in 2008 for my first abroad trip with my wife. I read about Mandarin Oriental before departing to Bangkok from some reviews in Tripadvisor. I then decided to...

5/5

Excellent

Must stay in Bangkok
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The hotel really deserves its reputation. Even if it is expensive it is worth it. First off all the service was above most 5

5/5

Excellent

A must have treat in Bangkok!
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We have stayed in different hotels in Bangkok over the years and have yet to stay at the Mandarin Oriental but one thing we do on every trip to Bangkok is to go to their Riverside Terrace for their...

5/5

Excellent

Superb
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Just spent two nights at this beautiful hotel. The hotel building and rooms are all fantastic with oodles of toiletry goodies in the bathroom, great shower, beautiful bedding, peace and quiet etc...

5/5

Excellent

Always Impeccable! Never lets you down!
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I have stayed at The Oriental ( As I know it) many times over the past 20 years and each time I have had an enjoyable experience and occupied many type of rooms.. Nothing was differnt this time...

5/5

Excellent

A timeless snapshot of elegance, style, beauty and service.
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There are a number of hotels situated right next to Bangkok's dirtiest artery, the Chao Praya river. A sleasy brown in colour, its daily traffic varies from boats ferrying champagne chugging tourists...

5/5

Excellent

Lovely Hotel
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Wow, what a great Hotel. The entrance is amazing and breath taking. Staff is exceptional friendly. I liked the room, it was big, very clean and they provided each day a different fruit from Thailand...

5/5

Excellent

Without a doubt one of the finest hotels in the world
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Stayed here twice during the summer of 2011 as I had won quite a bit of money at home and have always wanted to stay here so thought why not. Stayed at this hotel the first time and loved it that much...

5/5

Excellent

The best hotel we've stayed at
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The service was absolutely impeccable from the start to the end. We were greeted by name no matter where we go, and every staff is just genuinely nice and always smiling. Their passion and attention...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding, when can I go back?
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From the moment you walk into the lobby, you know you are in one of the finer hotels in the world. Service people seem as if their greatest pleasure is to be of service. Beautiful rooms, beautiful...

4/5

Very Good

September 2012
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Good hotel. 5 good things - Service, bathroom, reception, the location and the umbrella (put outside our door). 5 things they good do better, no free Wi-FI, eggs benedict, river view, noisy work in...

5/5

Excellent

As expected
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As expected from a hotel in this group, the Mandarin Oriental offers excellent service and attention to detail. Rooms are large, clean and modern and internet connection very fast. Breakfast is a real...

5/5

Excellent

Awesome, worth every penny
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You simply cannot buy this experience anywhere else in the world as it is steeped in history. Forget the top posh flashy places in Dubai, this is the real deal. Elegant in every corner. I took a...

4/5

Very Good

A wonderful hotel with one small but...
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We have been to the Mandarin Oriental many times. The attraction has always been its excellent Bamboo Bar which is quite frankly superb. There is always a brilliantly talented house jazz band in...

5/5

Excellent

Perhaps the best place in Bangkok, if not the entire Thailand.
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Staying at this hotel comes at a slight premium which is worth it. Staff are all extremely welcoming and sincerely friendly. Excellent hospitality at all levels - in restaurants, health spa, lobby,...

5/5

Excellent

Never ever disappoints
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I have reviewed this hotel before, but compared to all the hotels I have stayed at this is still top of the list. That is why it rates #1 so often. We opt for limo pick-up merely because the flight...  

5/5

Excellent

World class
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Have just spent 2 nights here celebrating our anniversary and the hotel were wonderful in making this a very special occasion. The hotel and staff truely are both as superb as each other. Simply put...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect hotel
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The Mandarin Oriental is first-class in every respect and staying here was an absolute pleasure. Not only do they have all the basics required of a 5-star hotel (big luxurious rooms, lavish public...

5/5

Excellent

Luxurious and First-Class Treatment
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My brothers and I spent four days at the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok recently. This was our third stay at the hotel and the best yet. The hotel's reputation preceeds it, and we were not...

4/5

Very Good

One of my best hotel experience
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It is my favourite hotel in Bangkok by far. Rooms are spotless, very confortable and service all around the hotel just shine with excellence. The Normandie restaurant always welcome michelin star...

5/5

Excellent

The best hotel experience you will ever have bar none.
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This has to go down as one of the best, if not the best hotel experience in the world! Everything is fundamentally due to the professional and very welcoming staff - nothing is too much bother and...

5/5

Excellent

great its one of the best
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After 8 years again there. As great as always you just feel welcome and taken care. Location great and the pick up service from the airport including VIP treatment at immigration is the money worth. I...

5/5

Excellent

A taste of the Orient.
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The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is like travelling back in time to the Agatha Christie era of old world charm and service. Indeed afternoon tea is a specialty of this fine 5 star hotel served in the...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing anniversary experience
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My wife and I were married at the Oriental Hotel in Bangkok eleven years ago. Khun Tippy orchestrated the ceremony beautifully, helping us to plan the wedding from the United States. Thank you...

4/5

Very Good

It's hard to be the best hotel in the world, the oriental is not!
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Let's get something straight from the start. This is a beautiful property, very well looked after and has first class views of the river. The rooms are impeccable and the old wing is a treat to the...

4/5

Very Good

The service is so good you can overlook the dated rooms
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The service here was top notch. The elevator man knew my name from my first elevator ride to the last. The butler made amazing things happen and noticed our likes/dislikes. The spa was very good and...

5/5

Excellent

A real 5 star hotel
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I have recently stayed 3 nights at the MO and my stay could not be better. I'm one of those frequent five star hotel customer always harder to satisfy but the MO has really been in line with my...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic hotel
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We have travelled the world and stayed at many 5 star hotels. This was among the best. The service is the best I have had at any hotel. The rooms are spacious, bright and well appointed. Closet...

4/5

Very Good

Wonderful setting
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Right on the river with a breakfast buffet that is fantastic, This is a great place to start or end a trip toThailand. All rooms have river views up or down the river and the opportunity to watch ...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent hotel -- But know what wing you are staying in
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We stayed in the Bangkok Mandarin in August 2012. Here are some factual observations: 1. I forget what category of room I originally booked, but it was about the middle of the road. The original...

5/5

Excellent

Away from the madding crowd, if you don't mind!
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Fantastic service, great rooms, views to match. 1, service- Staff checked me in in the room, showed me everything. Rooms are spacious, very friendly staff. 2, Thai influenced rather than modern, but...

5/5

Excellent

Our favorite!
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We were here with our 5 kids and like for the other visit we had a few year ago... It was magic and perfect! We love the access to the river and the comon places of the hotel. So chic and charming....

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel in the world
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I have stayed at the Oriental since I was a child. I always love coming back here. Not as opulent or modern as some hotels in Bangkok but brimming with the "old world charm". Several times...

4/5

Very Good

Luxury . . . for the Older Generation
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We spent a week in Bangkok earlier this year and splurged on the Mandarin Oriental given its legendary status. Was it a pleasure? Yes? Good value? Yes. Would we go back? Probably not. Upon arrival...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding Service for a Wedding
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We spent a day here, in The Author's Lounge, having our wedding there. From start to finish the Oriental exceeded our expectations. Not easy to do as we're both frequent travellers and...

5/5

Excellent

Number One Hotel in Thailand for many years.
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The Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Bangkok is very well known as The Best Hotel in the world. The best service and all the staff have the beautiful smile all the time. The price is right compare with the...

5/5

Excellent

Lives up to its star rating.
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Stayed for 3 nights at the end July and enjoyed every minute at the hotel. Very curteous, friendly and proffesional staff. Nice room and public areas, good resterauns and bar. Particularly enjoyed...

5/5

Excellent

Nothing but the best, Service 100%
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Best and friendliest service ever. If You can afford, don´t pick an alternative. Spent a couple of days by the pool with my family and we loved the athmosphere and the total service. We got early...

5/5

Excellent

No comparison
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This was our second trip to Bangkok, but the first at this hotel, WOW is all i can say, bit stuffy and over the top but it just works and boy do they make you feel special. The concierge was really...

5/5

Excellent

Sublime.
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Wow. This truly spectacular hotel has to be experienced. The setting, the service, the rooms. Old school charm. I also recommend you try and get a table at the on site Chinese restaurant, for...

5/5

Excellent

what a suprise!
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I was given a two night stay by my brother after our country wedding in thailand (I guess he took pity on us as my wife and I slept on the floor with neices and nephews to accomodate our farang...

5/5

Excellent

What a fantastic hotel
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I have stayed in many fine hotels in many cities in Asia, Europe and the us. This hotel is hard to beat! The service is amazing, the food is fabulous and the room was wonderful.The spa services are...

5/5

Excellent

An luxurious touch of the Orient
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This hotel, wonderfully located on the river in the center of Bangkok had a wonderful touch to it. The staff was impressively nice and the rooms were pretty big. The hotel has a free boat shuttle to...

5/5

Excellent

This is it!
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For a day, a week, a month or a year (or more), this is it! I have spent over 4000 nights in hotels, I have enjoyed most, I have criticized a few since I started reviewing on TripAdvisor as I feel it...

5/5

Excellent

Still the only place to stay in Bangkok
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From the time of pick-up at the airport one can sense that this is a very special hotel. The service is always incredible, faultless. And the location on the river always (4th time here) takes your...

5/5

Excellent

Magical
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We where taken to this magical Hotel few yrs ago for Breakfast our friends lived then in Bangkok,Cliff Richard was there as well,now that was Special,the views along the River,busy,busy.wonderfull...

5/5

Excellent

An oasis in the hubbub of Bangkok
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From the minute you arrive at the front door the staff at the Oriental cannot do enough for you. We checked in in the room which is always a good start, were introduced to the floor butler and then...

5/5

Excellent

Bangkok's finest top class hotel
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We have been 40 years ago in Bangkok (got married there as the first European couple, they told us at the time). Now for our Ruby wedding anniversary we came back to this town and chose the Mandarin...

5/5

Excellent

Every world related with perfection is not enough!
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I think this is the most amazing Hotel in the world! The service is like being into a Movie of luxury, style, and everything it is about you and your concerns. The decoration, the uniforms of the...

5/5

Excellent

A Siam Jewel!
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My husbando and I first stayedn at the Oriental in 2008 and we have been going back every time we stop my Bangkok. It is just incredible. From the minute you walk in you fell special! The rooms are...

5/5

Excellent

(Still) A Very Good Hotel
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The Oriental is still a fantastic hotel - in terms of service the best city hotel in the world in my eyes. It is not as new or as sophisticated as the Peninsula (which is a plus when you're on family...

5/5

Excellent

Exceptional service
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Stayed 2 nights at the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok. Everything was absolutely perfect! The room was very nice, the hotel premises beautiful, but the best of all was the service. It was just...

5/5

Excellent

#1 hotel in the world… Now I know why!!
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Immaculate rooms. Over and beyond guest service. Attentive to every details during our stay it is just amazing. In short, if you are an experienced traveler with high expectation of a five star hotel,...

5/5

Excellent

IS THIS THE BEST HOTEL IN THE WORLD
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I stayed in the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok for the first time in a number of years in June 2012 and on entering the hotel after a long absence I was reminded of just how good this hotel really is The...

5/5

Excellent

best
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I think this is the best brand of hotels in the world, but combined together with Thai Asian service it is probably one of the best hotels in the world, historic value of which adds even more to the...

4/5

Very Good

Tradition, Style and World Class
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The first time I stayed at the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok was 35 years ago. And I always love to return to my home away from home in Bangkok. Was back for a week in May 2012. Many of the staff...

5/5

Excellent

Nice hotel in Bangkok
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Good location, large room and nice swimming pool. Nice and friendly staffs, food and services were perfect.

3/5

Average

Not as good as the Hilton
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I stayed here a few weeks ago. I felt that my experience at the Hilton was far better than my experience here in terms of service. The rooms are decorated nicer but the staff the Hilton are better...

5/5

Excellent

One word to say Nice!
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Warm and friendly staff. A centrally located hotel. We would love to come back to this fine hotel when we are in Bangkok again.

5/5

Excellent

WOW....so this is what excellence looks like !
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As you enter the lobby of the hotel you cannot help to realize that you are now in a truly high end hotel. It has a truly opulent feel. I enjoyed a room with a king size bed, The room was very...

5/5

Excellent

Great Experience with MO Bangkok!
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When my colleagues & I arrived at the hotel, we were greeted with flowers & a great big smile from the hostess. We were immediately ushered to the front desk. The check-in was quick & efficient. We...   

5/5

Excellent

The absolute best hotel!
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I read the reviews calling it perhaps the best hotel in the world. I have to say I am not sure I disagree. While I have seen some better rooms. the service and food cannot be matched, let alone...

3/5

Average

return trip still not convinced
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I have stayed here before, but I am not convinced this is a quality hotel. We did have a problem at the front desk on check in, but it appeared it was a miscomunication between the hotel and the...

5/5

Excellent

Impeccable Service
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We stayed here as a couple 1 - 4 June. Even when compared to other 5 star hotels, the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok is in a class by itself. What sets it apart is flawless service. Clearly as much...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic hotel
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We stayed 2 nights at the Hotel - from 11. february 2012 to february 13th. We got a limousine pickup at the airport and arrived at the Hotel maybe 40 mins after entering Bangkok - everything went...

4/5

Very Good

Nice hotel
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I found that the rooms felt rather damp , but that's because the weather was so humid ,could do with a little updating

5/5

Excellent

They invented service
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I have traveled extensively and never had a more caring staff, They will do anything to make your stay more enjoyable. Also do not miss breakfast buffet by the water

5/5

Excellent

Still one of the finest hotels
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Although they built some more 5 star hotels on the Chao Phraya River, the Oriental is still my favorite. The service is flawless and the ambience is divine. It brings back the old days with memorable...

5/5

Excellent

The Best.....It never disappoints!
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Starting yet another visit to Thailand at our favouraite hotel in the world.More than twenty years after my first visit and having stayed many times since, expectations were very high. This special...

5/5

Excellent

afternoon tea
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i went for afternoon tea with a girlfriend to mandarin oriental hotel.i went thinking it would be nice for her but enjoyed it myself as well.it is an old world style hotel.you can get there on the bts...

5/5

Excellent

Great after boat rides
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I love the river harbours and the Thai food afterwards! Will continue to do this and maybe stay with you instead of the Four Seasons Hotel because of the historical importance this contributes to...

5/5

Excellent

Old fashioned Hospitality that Works
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As pedantic as one can be in a review The Mandarin Oriental out-shines and out-classes many other hotels in Bangkok with the old fashioned hospitality and service excellence that is to be applauded...

5/5

Excellent

Wondeful hotel
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MO is truly a wonderful and romantic place to stay in Bangkok. Luxury all the way and great staff and service. Rooms are average size with a very comfy bed. Our room had a spectacular river view -...

4/5

Very Good

Only Average for Mandarin Oriental Standards
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This property did not "wow" me like other Mandarin's I have stayed in. There were some minor annoyances like significant construction in certain areas that had not been pointed out to me prior to...

5/5

Excellent

Exceptional Hotel, Amazing Service.
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We had a an absolutely week at the Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok. The service is exceptional, the food amazing. There were so many exceptional staff, who were polite, professional and eager to please...

5/5

Excellent

Incredible Hotel
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We had an absolutely superb stay. The Mandarin Oriental deserves its reputation as one of the best hotels in the world. We live by the ocean on a beautiful island; but would happily trek the 24 +...

5/5

Excellent

A MUST IF IN BANGKOK
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The bar, the shopping arcade, the riverside restaurant are musts if you are in Thailand. The prices are remakably reasonable given the quality and the tourist demand to eat and drink there. Beautiful...

5/5

Excellent

A Classic
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The Mandarin remains the hotel in Bangkok that others are judged by. Yes, there are newer hotels. Yes there are better business hotels in more convenient locations. But if old-world colonial charm is...

4/5

Very Good

Still superb but...
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It still is one of best hotels in the world. Having stayed here for the umpeenth time, it still offers surprises, luxury and all you could ask for. But, and this a big But... the Wi-Fi costs are...

5/5

Excellent

Truly Sensational
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This hotel is just amazing. I have not stayed here but have visited the hotel on a number of occasions. We visit the hotel for the High Tea in the Authors Lounge, which is just amazing, the food is...

4/5

Very Good

What you expect
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I have been recently staying here for just one night as i was on a busy schedule. The hotel has a great location, we have been eating dinner at the outside restaurant at the river, a buffet which was...

4/5

Very Good

Mandarin versus other hotels In Bangkok
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This review includes consideration of: The Peninsula The Sukhothai Mandarin Oriental Ariyasomvilla Banyon Tree Bangkok Shangri-La There are a few general statements to begin: -...

5/5

Excellent

Calm oasis in Bangkok
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This hotel is an oasis in a really busy city. It is everything a five star hotel should be and more. The surroundings are beautiful and the staff are so attentive but also discreet. We went here as a...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding
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Very high quality hotel with outstanding service. Staff are outstanding and go out of their way to make your stay comfortable. Certainly not cheap but you get what you pay for. I haven’t and...

4/5

Very Good

Luxury at its finest!
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We stayed at the Mandarin Oriental for 5 days for the Easter weekend. They upgraded us into the one of the rooms in the authors building with a beautiful view of the chao phraya river. The afternoon...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise Found in Bangkok
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I haved just stayed at the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok for the second time in 3 months, and I thought that things couldn't get any better than Christmas and New Year in this magnificent hotel. How...

5/5

Excellent

Can I give more than 5 stars? This establishment is 10 out of 5.
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The first sign of a really classy establishment is when you are not treated differently if you are staying with a gift voucher. The second is if they remember your last stay with a hotel within their...                     

5/5

Excellent

Nobody Does it Better
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My partner and I have stayed here a few days a year for the past 22 years. Every time I arrive I'm a little afraid. Afraid it can't be so good, afraid they will have cut done on service, BUT every...

5/5

Excellent

Paradise in a city
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Stayed at Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok for 2 nights and thought I'd died and gone to heaven! The staff were world class and rooms are heaven comfort. Entertaining staff on elevators who managed to...

5/5

Excellent

one of the worlds best
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Decoration looks like your grandmothers house but the service is impeccable. A must for those looking for a little luxury

4/5

Very Good

Very good stay.
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We booked a Delux Room thinking the view would be very nice (as you would see on thier website). We stayed on the 9th floor and we had a view of the river but our room was not the ones closest to the...

5/5

Excellent

The Best Hotel in the World - Period.
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After about 15 years of staying at the Oriental, I've finally gotten around to writing a review. My wife and I are luxury hotel fanatics, and we've stayed in the best of 'em. While we do have our...

5/5

Excellent

the top level in service quality
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For me another Bangkok trip means to start with pick-up service by BMW 720 brand new hotel cars , continue with fabulous service quality of Mandarin Oriental Hotel. To sleep in full river view dream...

5/5

Excellent

Luxury in Bangkok
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We just completed three weeks in Southeast Asia. Every hotel has been very nice. The Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, or the "Oriental" as it is known to locals in Bangkok, was as good as any we've stayed...

5/5

Excellent

Oriental gem on the river
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I took my wife to the hotel for her birthday over a weekend. We were picked up by a limo at the airport and smooth transfer to the hotel with seemless checkin to the hotel. The hotel was excellent...

4/5

Very Good

AAA+ service, exterior of the property is in need of refurbishment
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The staff has, as always at Mandarin Oriental properties, a well trained eye for detail. The hotel has managed to capture the cozy look and feel of the legendary Oriental Hotel. Exterior could be...

5/5

Excellent

The hotel is a piece of heaven on earth you have go to stay
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The hotel is just amazing words fail me. The staff could not do to much to help you what ever it is you want the food. Is the best in the world and the rooms just lovely I can not recommend the...   

3/5

Average

Defining Luxury
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The reputation of the madarin Oriental is mostly deserved. But it is the staff that make this place so wonderful. We stayed at this property earlier this month for a week! It was supposed to be the...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing
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Sataying on the river in Bangkok as far as I am concerned is the best palce to stay. Staying at the Mandarin is like being on a movie set where al good things happen. The lobby decor changes three...

4/5

Very Good

Five star hotel & prices but penny pinching attitude
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My 60th birthday surprise and somewhere I have always wanted to stay whilst in Bangkok. Yes, it is fabulous and dripping in luxury and you certainly need plenty of money but... Having also stayed at...

5/5

Excellent

very nice
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Great Place very nice hotel. top class service with all the ameneties., great variety of food available in the hotel restaurant, French restaurant is very nice and amezing view of the river

5/5

Excellent

If you have the means....
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Having lived in Bangkok for 6 years and only ever had one brunch at the Oriental, I was intrigued to stay there last August for a friend's wedding. Quite apart from the wedding being spectacular,...

5/5

Excellent

A Great Wind Down
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After touring Europe for five weeks, we stayed at the Mandarin Oriental for three nights to unwind and deal with our jet lag before flying back to Australia. The service of this Hotel is exceptional,...

5/5

Excellent

It doesn't get any better than this...
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If you come to Bangkok you just HAVE to come here, either to stay (if you can afford it), or at least to have afternoon tea in the old part of the hotel. It is a very special place - not at all...

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel I've stayed in
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I spend about half my time travelling for work and stay in many five star hotels in Asia and elsewhere, and I think this is the best hotel I've ever stayed in. The quality of the service was superb...

5/5

Excellent

Consistently the best
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We stayed for a week over the new year period and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The hotel in itself is gracious and lovely but it is the staff of The Oriental that make it such an outstanding hotel....

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding!
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From the airport pick-up to the departure on its shuttle boat the MOBK experience was outstanding. Every staff member we encountered was so very courteous and attentive. The ambience was as lovely as...

5/5

Excellent

A Truly Lovely Stay
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We spent a week here over New Year's which was a truly lovely stay. We enjoyed all the restaurants except the Normandie, and entertained Bangkok friends twice in the hotel. We were also were frequent...

5/5

Excellent

Spectacular New Year Celebrations
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After a lovely relaxing Christmas break in Phuket we came to the old but beautiful Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Bangkok to see in the New Year. I cannot recommend the experience enough, the Oriental...

5/5

Excellent

Some things stay the same -- fortunately!
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After an interval of 6 years we were happy to return to one of the best hotels in the world. Everything is as it has always been: service, quality of rooms and facilities, ambiance, the wonderful...

4/5

Very Good

Great time here!!
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We had a great time in Bangkok overall but this hotel made it extra special. The rooms were grand, the service spectacular and the food super scrumptious. The location is not bad at all and we had a...

5/5

Excellent

great staff, great stay
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The staff were very accommodating, knew me by name, even the staff manning the lifts from the outside pressed my floor number correctly for me and it was the first time I saw him on the second day of...

5/5

Excellent

Normandie prom......
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Not much to say as when it's perfect it's always nothing to had, but to the pick up from the airport to my drop off back at the end all and I mean it went so smoothly that even if it was a business...

5/5

Excellent

Perfection is still possible
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My wife and I stayed at the Oriental November 9 to 14 on vacation, right in the middle of the flooding in Bangkok. The hotel (which I have stayed over a period of almost 20 years) was superb - the... 

5/5

Excellent

The best hotel in the world
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We are with my wife fans of the Oriental since 20 years. Mr. Jan D. Goessing, the new general manager and his staff deserve congratulations. Without betraying its unique atmosphere they have still...

5/5

Excellent

Jaw Dropping
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Arrived from Melbourne late, 9pm; we were greeted with the warmest of welcomes. The lobby is mind blowing in terms of presentation and the flower decorations, congratulations. We were taken to our...

3/5

Average

One of the better hotels in Bangkok
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Visitors to Bangkok have a choice of several world class hotels where service and food are faultless - the Peninsula, Sukhothai and St Regis, in particular. The Oriental is up there with the best...

5/5

Excellent

No flood problems here
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We have just returned from Bangkok and Koh Samui, where we had a great time. None of our arranged trips were cancelled and apart from one side street being slightly flooded, everything was fine. We...

2/5

Poor

The worst disappointment
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My wife and I make pilgrimage to Bangkok at least twice a year, for food, shopping and spa. We have sampled most of the five star hotels in town. And the Oriental is undoubtedly the worst and most...

2/5

Poor

over rated
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rooms nice ,got food poisoning wih seafood, management did not care,couple of

4/5

Very Good

Loved it
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Loved the spa. Great room. Enjoyed the view and boat ride.

5/5

Excellent

The best hotel in the world
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We stayed 2 nights in a family suite at this amazing hotel after a week in Koh Samui. This hotel is beautiful the rooms are very comfortable and the staff is super attentive. There is no reason to...

4/5

Very Good

Beautiful Hotel just not really for kids
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Just spent 4 nights here with two kids 9 and 11. Had interconntecting door which was great. The hotel is fantastic and the staff were fabulous. Would recommend the hotel for a weekend break for...

4/5

Very Good

Nothing beats it
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Name says all . Stayed and got more than expected . They are known for it lovely service as always been hearing. Top of the class hotel. Restaurants are expensive specially normandi but others are...

5/5

Excellent

The Oriental set the standard
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If you ever have a chance in your lifetime to stay at the Oriental, enjoy every second of it. The Oriental Hotel set the standard a long time ago for what a 5 star hotel experience should be. The...

4/5

Very Good

Expensive however worth every penny!
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I stayed here for 3 nights as part of m honeymoon. From the off the mass of staff waited on us hand and foot! You are truly welcome! We had a river view room which was perfect. The butler is never...

5/5

Excellent

Bliss.
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The Oriental Bangkok exceeded our expectations. We felt exceptionally looked after from check in to check out. Despite a late arrival, staff met us with bright smiles for the fast track service;...        

4/5

Very Good

It used to be the very best!
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Reading the comment of another tripadvisor user (GGDD), I agreed at 100%. I regarded the Mandarin Oriental in BKK as the best hotel in the world, too,until the last (2010) and this year. The Hotel...

4/5

Very Good

Not what it used to be
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I have to confess I regarded the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok as the best hotel in the world. It is not the prettiest from outside, far from it but from the inside, it combined very attractive...

5/5

Excellent

Simply the best hotel in the world
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Over the last 10 years I have stayed at the Oriental Bangkok multiple times per year both on business and privately, and it just became my home away from home. The Oriental is just a great experience;...

5/5

Excellent

Heavy construction work is going on at the terrace
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Still the best when it comes to service and atmossphere. But in the moment the terrace is going to be renovated over the whole waterfront side. The breakfast and barbecue is still going on. But there...

5/5

Excellent

Great place and service
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Arrived 6am at hotel from Europe and my early check in was fully honored even with a very nice room Even though the hotel did not know I was a regular as my name was not properly transmitted on the...

5/5

Excellent

One of the Best Hotels in the World
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It would be difficult to find a single fault with this wonderful hotel. All the staff are exceptional, service that would be over the top any where else but is so charmingly carried out! The lobby...

5/5

Excellent

Beautiful Hotel situated on the Chao Phraya River
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Unforgettable 3 night stop over on the way to Australia for business. This hotel is truely amazing and is in a fantastic location right on the Chao Phraya River. Booked into a Deluxe Room on the...

5/5

Excellent

The very best hotel in Bangkok
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There is no doubt. This is the finest hotel in Bangkok. It has a well deserved reputation for being one of the best hotels in the world. It starts with the pre-booked pick up at the airport and...

3/5

Average

Excellent ambience and service--Exorbitant prices particularly for WiFi
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The hotel and the restaurants are very attractive, and the service is impeccable, the food is very good, even the room service food. HOWEVER::: We have stayed at many first class hotels around the...

5/5

Excellent

No finer hotel in the world
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There truly is no way to describe fully the experience at the Oriental. First, it is located down a doudy side street...so your first impression is "where in the world am I going?? This can't be the...

5/5

Excellent

Gets better everystay !!!
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We were so pleased to return to MOBK, it must be our 6th or 7th stay in a few years. The hotel truelly feels like you are returning home, you feel a sense of relaxation and ease here that other...

4/5

Very Good

A great stay notwithstanding some minor glitches...
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Returned to the Oriental having had a wonderful stay here in 2002 and a big fan of the MO chain. This was the first time I had stayed in an MO hotel and had a couple of disappointments. First, I...

4/5

Very Good

A Good hotel
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This is a charming hotel by the river. We stayed here for two nights. I enjoyed the hotel. The location though was poor, but it depends what you want to do in Bangkok. If you want to go shopping,...

5/5

Excellent

impecable
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Our 3 day stay was far too short. A perfect spot to start our visit to Thailand. Good location alongside the river. Excellent cooking school was well worth the visit. Staff amongst the best .. ...

3/5

Average

Disappointing
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I think I'm one of few that has little good to say about this hotel. Maybe I was expecting too much. We stayed here for Christmas and as you can imagine, we were really looking forward to it. It being...

5/5

Excellent

Outstanding Service + Beautiful Hotel
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Like stepping back in time - quite possibly the best service at any hotel I've stayed at. The room was impeccable. The view was incredible overlooking the river. Concierge was really helpful. ...

5/5

Excellent

World Class, with Heritage & Fulfilling its Reputation
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Check-in was conducted within the premises of our Suite, we were greeted with Thai flower garlands. We stayed in a Deluxe Two-Bedroom Theme Suite which are located on the 16th floor of the River...       

5/5

Excellent

Unrivalled service experience
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My wife and I stayed post a week long honeymoon in Krabi and were blown away by the service. The hotel clearly is famous for being one of the World's very finest but our expectations were still...

5/5

Excellent

Fabulous All Round
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We stayed at the Oriental for three days at the beginning of August. We had a superior double room on the seventh floor, very comfortable with a great view of the river. The staff were faultlessly...

5/5

Excellent

For that special occasion!
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An amazing hotel which combines history, heritage, brilliant location with the outstanding service. This is the place to experience la dolce vita in thai style. Personal butlers, flowers on arrival,...

5/5

Excellent

World class accommodation.
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It is really hard for me to find anything negative to say about the Oriental. We stayed three nights and had a marvelous experience. Bangkok is meant to be enjoyed from the river and the Oriental is...

5/5

Excellent

The best service hotel i'v stayed
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Hotel service is great. They pick u up just right got off plane, assisted customs and lugguage. Also there is MO ppl guide u to transports. At hotel, everyone is warm friendly. U have a dedicate...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent! We will come again.
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One of the best hotels in the world! The service is top, the style and design are just perfect. Every detail is perfect and the staff is great. Very good management indeed with the right feeling for...

5/5

Excellent

Still one of the best.
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We have been staying at the Hotel Oriental in Bangkok for the last 30 years. It is still a luxury we look forward to, always like going home, no other luxury hotels have that feeling. Everything is...

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel we've experienced!
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Stayed 3 nights -- service is perfection. Location is wonderful...public pier closeby so you can take ferries to see the Palace or other sites along the river. Madarin Oriental is right on the...

5/5

Excellent

still the best service in the world.
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I stayed here 25 years ago and this is my third time in the past six months. Without a doubt this is the best hotel I ever stayed out. There might be more modern hotels, there might be more...

4/5

Very Good

Finally a nice Mandarin
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Very, very good hotel. Nice rooms with interesting decoration (not another faceless business hotel), great pool (large and deep, though closed at 8 p. m.), very good staff, beautiful garden. Two...

5/5

Excellent

There is no other choice
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Have stayed at various other luxury properties in Bangkok - Banyan, Peninsula, Shangrila but the MO has raised the bar to a whole new level - cannot fault stay. Terrace, poolsides, health centre all...

5/5

Excellent

The best address in town!
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As one of Asia's finest hotels our expectations were high. Yet we were not disappointed! From the moment of being greeted by fragrant flowers we had a wonderful time.  The rooms are still in great...

5/5

Excellent

As somebody used to say "It's Home from Home"
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I keep going back to The Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok because it fulfills all my needs which are peace and quiet, good food, good service, comfort and privacy.

4/5

Very Good

This place does justice to its reputation and history!
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We started our trip through Thailand and Cambodia with a two nights stay in the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok. I heard a lot of good and bad things about the big hotels in Bangkok, but was finally...

2/5

Poor

don't understand why people still bother to stay here
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i've stayed in the oriental several times the last ten years and it was okay. i much prefer the peninsula an now only stay exclusively at the peninsula. i go eat at the oriental though as i think the...

5/5

Excellent

Still, right there at the top
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I Stayed at The Oriental Hotel in Bangkok first time back during Christmas in 1976. First time in South East Asia and first time at a real luxury hotel. Lifetime experience and set the standard for...

4/5

Very Good

Elegance, style and class...
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Excellent Hotel for the traveler seeking that little bit more... the Lobby entrance takes you away from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok. The Mandarin is one of the most tranquil places I have ever...

5/5

Excellent

Back on top......
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There is nothing you can fault at the Oriental.The staff are exceptionnal, rooms 5 star and service can not be rated.It's in a league of its own.Just sitting on the Verandah in the evening watching...

5/5

Excellent

The most beautiful hotel
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We stayed four nights in a river view room and were very impressed with the standard of hotel and the excellent staff. Nothing was too much trouble for them even around the pool. The buffet breakfast...

5/5

Excellent

Impressed
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The best Hotel. Just one of many example. I, my wife and another couple went o order drinks at the terrace. One waiter took the order, then we all switched seats with each other, another waiter...

5/5

Excellent

One of the very best
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Beautiful hotel, extraordinarily attentive staff. Sheer bliss. Thai food at its very best. The newer part of the hotel, as opposed to the more famous authors' suites, is in my opinion better: ...

5/5

Excellent

Each stay gets better and better
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Again we had chosen to stay at MOBK, it gets better each time which is hard to believe, but its FANTASTIC to see a hotel not rest on its laurels, but continue to improve and grow. We stayed in...

5/5

Excellent

Style, service, location
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If you like traditionally styled hotels with outstanding service and in a great location, this is the one for you. The orchids in the Lobby are breathtaking. We were invited to a cocktail party in the...

5/5

Excellent

a superb hotel
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its an amazing hotel bang on the river. stayed there for 4 days and had a great business plus pleasure trip.. the food at the hotel is amazing.. its hospitality at its best would definately...

5/5

Excellent

The best
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This is at least the tenth time that we went back to Bangkok and as always we stayed at the Mandarin Oriental. We are always amazed with the high standard quality of...

4/5

Very Good

Classic and lovely upscale hotel... overpriced.
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The hotel was quite lovely, amazing service, very elegant/upscale. The furnishings were high end and the property grounds are excellent. But you could certainly do better for the money... the room...

4/5

Very Good

Good hotel and good service.
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Last week, we stayed at this hotel and we were impressive with it. Hotel location is ideal because we can help shopping needs everything needed, and go to see the beautiful views of the city very easy...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent Thai dance and food on Sundays and...
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We went out for dinner and enjoyed excellent Thai dances and food on a Sunday evening. The weather was lovely and we truly enjoyed the fabulous Thai dishes, colourful dresses and brilliant service by...  

5/5

Excellent

there is place is like no other...
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what a gem! you feel like royalty. the staff is astounding. we never told the man on the lobby level what floor we were on - yet when we entered the elevator he jumped in to press our floor. i...

5/5

Excellent

100% of Satisfaction!
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It is a true fabulous Hotel! Everything is high quality: service, food, drinks, pool, location, spa…. I specially want to mark an incredible SPA! You have to take a boat across the river to get there...      

5/5

Excellent

Best Hotel in the World
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I spend at least a week at the MO Bangkok every year before Christmas & am never disappointed. The staff remembers me from year to year & responds quickly to every need. The River Terrace & pool area...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent!!!!
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I been to Bangkok several times in the past through my work. This was my very first holidays to Thailand and after hearing so many positive feedback on this hotel, my husband and I decided to stay...

5/5

Excellent

Not just another fancy hotel, you get what you pay for and more.
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I have stayed in the Mandarin Oriental numerous times over the years but my last stay was in Sept 2009 (the date of stay selector won't allow me to go back that far). You might be inclined to shy...  

5/5

Excellent

HOW DO YOU PERFECT PERFECTION?
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This was the end of a long and enjoyable trip in the Far East that had to end celebrating New Year at our favourite City and our favourite Hotel, so it could only be Bangkok and the Best hotel, The...

5/5

Excellent

Just do it
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We had just done five nights in Siem Reap (Raffles) and decided 7 nights at the oriental was needed.We encouraged some friends to visit for 5 nights from Australia to Sample the delights of Bangkok...

5/5

Excellent

wow
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stayed at the oriental for 2 nights at the end of a 4 week trip around Thailand. It was absolutely fabulous. Lovely room, great bathroom, really comfortable bed. The service was great, food was...

5/5

Excellent

Sheer perfection - the best city hotel in Asia
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Such a wonderful combination of old-world charm with top notch facilities and impeccable service that's second to none. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff, all of whom greeted myself and my...

5/5

Excellent

Another Wonderful Stay
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Just before Christmas we experienced our third stay at this amazing hotel. Everything was just about perfect as before in our two bedroom suite which looked out on all the river activity. Well, only...

5/5

Excellent

Amazing service and facility
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We stayed there for 2 nights in December. Althogh the building is not the latest one, rooms and facilities were furnished very tasteful and top grade. Service is on an impressive level with an overall...

5/5

Excellent

Old world luxury - Today's high price
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We loved the Oriental and our State room was beautifully done in teak and right on the river with an open balcony. Butler service was immediate and done with style. The overall service was great and...

5/5

Excellent

The Mother of all Luxury Hotels
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If you are in Bangkok, just go there. Already the lobbby area makes you feel peaceful after all that noise and dust of Bangkok city. A fantastic flower arrangement and a flavour of lemongrass...

5/5

Excellent

Jewel of the Orient
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The Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, is a legendary hotel that revels in its 134-year-old legacy while flaunting a contemporary avatar. The rooms reveal a dipping sun on the Chao Phraya River through floor...

5/5

Excellent

My first visit to the Oriental lived up to my very high expectati
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I had heard so much about the Oriental and my expectations were fulfilled. A really good hotel is defined by the quality of its service and this was excellent from the second we arrived, through...

3/5

Average

Stuffy, formal, stuck in the past hotel
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After spending 2.5 weeks in thailand before flying back to london we spent two more days in Bangkok and stay at the renowned Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Having stay in the Metropolitan when we first...

5/5

Excellent

THE BEST EVER....
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I consider myself a world traveller and have been travelling the world for the last 35 years on all continents except South America and Africa. I have never stayed in a more perfect hotel. I have...

5/5

Excellent

Ayurveda in Winter ― 3 Easy Tips From Dr. Prasanna at the Manda
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Dr. Prasanna Kakunje is a Doctor of Ayurvedic medicine who leads treatments at the Mandarin Oriental Spa’s Ayurvedic Penthouse in Bangkok, Thailand. His passions for India, Ayurveda and healthy,...

5/5

Excellent

Wonderful place to relax from busy Bangkok
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We arrived with high expectations at this hotel ((I mean, how could one not) and were fully satisfied even beyond those. From the smooth service gate to Hotel to the final check out it was more than...

4/5

Very Good

Perfect for a weekend getaway
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My husband had booked me a surprise trip to Bangkok, and he could not have chosen a better place to stay. the hotel has a quiet and peaceful location, right next to the river. Enjoy a sumptious buffet...

5/5

Excellent

Lives up to its reputation...
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Stayed a couple of nights at the end of trip to Cambodia and we wanted a couple of nights of luxury to finish the trip. This is a busy hotel, a total contrast to the Sukhothai where we started the...

5/5

Excellent

Deserves to retain it's moniker of Grand Dame of Bangkok
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Took the chance to visit a city in Asia I had not been to and also meant I could sample the Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok. After sampling the Metrolpole in Hanoi earlier this year it was going to be...      

5/5

Excellent

Hospitality at its best
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Pros: we were blown away by the hospitality and little touches and attention to detail throughout the hotel and in the rooms (well stocked stationery drawer, printers in room, perfectly done turn...

5/5

Excellent

Perfect...
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We stayed at the Oriental for 2 nights for an extended layover on our way to nepal. Because our flight from the US arrived very late at night, and we had a large amount of luggage with us (mission...      

5/5

Excellent

Simply outstanding in service, attention to detail, accommodation
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I took my daughter on her first trip to Thailand and, following ten days on Phuket, a couple of nights in Bangkok were on our itinerary; staying at the Mandarin Oriental was an obvious choice. It is...

5/5

Excellent

Service and accommodations are over the top
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If you are looking to be pampered with over the top service and luxury, this is the place to go. Beware of the Taxi drivers, however, settle on the cost first; as airport info desk what is the...

5/5

Excellent

Opulent Luxury in Bangkok
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The Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok is fabulous. The rooms, the restaurants, the bar, and above all, the service, are outstanding. The rooms are reasonably spacious with lovely views, luxurious bathrooms...

5/5

Excellent

ORIENTAL LUXURY
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We actually stayed in the Mandarin last May after staying on Koh Samui. It is a truly magnificent hotel and the staff very accommodating. We stayed for 2 nights in a river view room which was...

5/5

Excellent

Number of attentive staff sets this hotel apart
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Everything has perhaps already been said about this amazing hotel. The great location, the refresing pool, the superb food, the elegant foyer, the comfortable beds, your own butler on the floor, the... 

5/5

Excellent

Would return in a heart beat!
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As we neared the hotel, I thought I had made the wrong choice - the facade being very dated concreate - on entering the hotel I thought of the words .. never judge a book by its cover.. What a fab...

5/5

Excellent

spoil yourself - upgrade to a suite!
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We arrived here after a long series of flights from Vienna, dirty and tired. Our limousine driver was unfazed by our shoddy appearance and glazed eyes and treated us like the royalty we undoubtedly... 

5/5

Excellent

Best "spoil yourself" hotel in Bangkok
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I've stayed at a few hotels in Bangkok now, including the Peninsula, and this is by far my favorite. With it's old oriental charm splashed with modern amenities, great view of the river, and superior...

5/5

Excellent

An excellent experience
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Our stay in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel was a very fitting end to our trip on the Eastern Oriental Express. The hotel was superb, the staff very attentive without being over bearing, overall a very...

3/5

Average

Dirty Water
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Staying for the first time in this renowned hotel on an Amex Centurion package (second night free), we found the hotel not nearly up to the standard we expected. Entering the room, saw  an empty...

5/5

Excellent

A very elegant "Old Lady"...
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Choosing The Oriental, sorry Mandarin Oriental Bangkok to use the new name, this is choosing a legend, one of these most exceptional and unique palaces of the world which will provide you a memorable...

5/5

Excellent

Everything any one ever said to glorify The Oriental....is true
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I could simply just write...it is true what they all say, because it is. There is a reason why this hotel is a legendary hotel, and like always it is about the people. Location the best you can...

5/5

Excellent

Best hotel in the world
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I have been fortunate enough to stay at The Oriental about 10 times in total. On my first trip back a couple of years ago, they absolutely stunned me by saying "welcome back" even though I hadn't been...

5/5

Excellent

Flawless!
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I was there for a company conference. My personal stay was very pleasant, at times it felt as if the staff were reading my mind in anticipating my needs. But the business center was even better. The...

5/5

Excellent

THE hotel of hotels!!!
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From the moment I stepped into the mandarin oriental I was amazed at its decor, position, service, friendliness and overall professionalism. I'm used to 'normal' holidays in European destinations in...

5/5

Excellent

Asias Top
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I only did spend two nights at the Oriental but it has been the best and worthwilst experience I ever had in a hotel. Upon arrival I had been picked up by a gulf cart who took me to the conveyor belt...

5/5

Excellent

Home from home - pure class
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It's all been said before and I can't really add anything to it... This hotel is just pure class. This was our 5th stay and we were given an upgrade to a suite with balcony directly over the...

4/5

Very Good

Dreamland!
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We returned after many years and were upgraded to a Mandarin Room. Everything was just perfect, Tea at the authors lounge,dinner at the verandah, breakfast at the Terrace, lovely spa etc etc. Only...

5/5

Excellent

Outstandiing service in an elegant environment
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We have stayed in the Oriental about five times. This 2010 season was especially attractive because of the 3night stay and the 4th night free program including buffet breakfast ( which is...

5/5

Excellent

Quality all over
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What a historic place. Am quite a fan now....after Mandarin in KL, this was one step better. Hospitality with real class. Will be back when we return to Asia! Service, rooms, breakfast and pool all...

5/5

Excellent

We loved the Oriental
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After a 1 hour car journey from the airport (Bangkok traffic is horrific) we were in need of an oasis of calm in the 36C heat of Bangkok. Over 3 days, The Oriental never once disapointed. The staff...

5/5

Excellent

Magic
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I used to live in Bangkok 20 years ago, often went to hotel Oriental to have dinner on the terrace by the river or a drink in the Bamboo bar. Returning to Bangkok for the first time in 20 years, I...

3/5

Average

Gone downhill
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We used to come to this hotel for decades and it used to be the best hotel in town. This does not seem to be the case anymore - we stayed for one night for a family function. The check in staff were...

5/5

Excellent

what a big improvement
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the mandarin has always been my favourite hotel in bangkok , but i felt it had moved away from its "roots" and become less than its heritage. i have tried many others in bangkok as my work requires me...

4/5

Very Good

Lost the magic service wise
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A repeat visit for me after previous superb experiences especially regarding the level of service. Had the limo transfers to and from the airport and also spa treatment and both excellent. Overall we...

4/5

Very Good

Sloppy but still got the opulent charms
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First let's get the disappointment out of the way. Booked a non-smoking room but discovered cigarette ashes scattered on the table! And the ice bucket being left with water from melted ice....

5/5

Excellent

Spectacular hotel and staff
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For the past ten years I have been staying at the Oriental on my trips to Bangkok. and have always found it to be outstanding in service with a wonderful and caring staff. Often I have arrived a bit...

5/5

Excellent

Excellent
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Great hotel, excellent services - we will certainly return. Everythings was well arranged and we felt well-looked after.

5/5

Excellent

Old School Luxury
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Every major world capital has their "Grand Dame" hotel; the hotel that tells you the city's history through its architecture, location and staff. That sense of history and unwavering identity is...

5/5

Excellent

best service ever
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Service is what separates best luxuary hotels from the also runs. This one has the best service in the world I ever stayed in. Every one there smiles when they meet you. Every detail is not left to...

4/5

Very Good

So nice!
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Stayed here with family in December. It was our third visit to the city and this was the best hotel we have stayed at. Location is a bit not really ideal but apart from that we loved it. Food, bar and...

3/5

Average

I would try another hotel
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Well coming off staying in Koh Samui at the Four Seasons for a week I would say that this hotel was pretty much a let down. We booked using the AMEX travel service as this is one of there Fine...

1/5

Terrible

Worst Christmas Eve Dinner Ever!
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I planned special Christmas Eve dinner months ahead at Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Bangkok. Many emails has gone back and forth as they wanted my credit card detail etc. But we were not informed of...

5/5

Excellent

HAS NEVER FAILED TO DELIVER
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I went back to Thailand in December and again stayed at the Oriental. Upon arrival as I am a previous guest and since the hotel wasn't that busy(I arrived Tue 8th although did get busier later in...

3/5

Average

Service has gone down...
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My husband and I were eagerly awaiting our return to the Oriental Hotel after a fabulous experience there two years ago.. What a difference two years makes! Before the hotel was the best value with...

5/5

Excellent

Sets the global service standard
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One of the world's great hotels. I learned the average length of service for MO's current employees is something like 15+ years - this is a good indicator for the standard of service provided. In...

1/5

Terrible

DONT STAY AT THIS HOTEL
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Went to have a look at this hotel as I come to BKK 10 times each year. Security however would not even let me in to look as I was not dressed well enough. I was wearing shorts, polo top and shoes and...

5/5

Excellent

Memorable experience, exceptional staff
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Truly exceptional hotel, greeted promptly,free room upgrade with beautiful river views.Staff extremely friendly, breakfast was a enjoyable experience. Staff remembered our drinks/coffee's (coffee was... 

5/5

Excellent

One more unforgettable stay
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For the second time in less than 2 years we stayed at the legendary sensational Oriental. For this long 10 nights stay we choose a Deluxe State room. It was dreamily fantastic: very spacious, with a...

5/5

Excellent

LOVED THE AMBIANCE
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loved thy hotel , atmosphere , great facilities & great food

5/5

Excellent

Simply the best!
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Do not go to any other hotel in Bangkok. The Oriental is THE HOTEL in Bangkok. From the moment you arrive at the airport and you are greeted by their representative to the moment you have to leave...

5/5

Excellent

The big Daddy delivers - fantasisimo
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The big Daddy of luxe hotels delivers with amazing care and service. Try the Junior suites with their monogrammed sheets. Chaos of amazing Bangkojk outside and the stylle and serenity of this amazing...

5/5

Excellent

Simply the best
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Everything is just perfect. The only bad thing is when you have to leave. Don't hesitate if you are not short of budget, go for it! An other way to appreciate it, without spending too much money is...

5/5

Excellent

Fantastic staff and location
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The Oriental Hotel is a Bangkok treasure. Everything about it makes you want to stay for a week or more- except the price tag. If you can get this hotel on points, don't pass up the opportunity. The...

5/5

Excellent

Simply magical
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After reading a few tripadvisor reviews i was a little concerned i would be frowned upon at the Oriental. I wear shorts and t-shirts, so i was concerned i wouldn't adhere to the 'dress code'. As it...

5/5

Excellent

7 stars service and beauty
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The Oriental is still THE reference while in Bangkok if you want to enjoy luxury, fantastic food and 7

3/5

Average

Resting on its laurels
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I've visited Bangkok more than 20 times over the last 10 years but had never stayed at the Oriental. For this visit, I decided it was finally time to check out the property. Unfortunately, by...

5/5

Excellent

The best service!
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The hotel is beautiful. The staff never gave me one reason to complain [I complain about everything] ...the most useful suggestion was to hire a translator in addition to the driver. For sure one of...

5/5

Excellent

Elegance at its finest...
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If you want luxury, stay here. Everything from the lobby, to the rooms, to the shopping arcade, you feel like you are living in luxury. The staff are incredibly friendly, and they really do make...

5/5

Excellent

it was beautiful
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another landmark oriental hotel. however, i would say the breakfast in the hong kong hotel (particularly the pastries) blows away the bangkok location.