5-Star Hotel St. Regis Opens in Bangkok

You don’t need us to tell you about the lure of Bangkok, but we will share a bit of news for those of you thinking of popping by. The latest addition to the list of five-star hotels in the city is the renowned St. Regis Bangkok (159 Ratchadamri Rd., +66 2 207-777). With this 47-story structure located right beside Ratchadamri station (BTS), you can expect exquisite rooms, a stunning panoramic view of the Royal Bangkok Sports Club and of course, the century-old brand of customized service. After all, every guest at the hotel will have a personal butler on hand. The new dining venues include Viu, a grill restaurant specializing in succulent cuts of meat and fresh “catch of the day” seafood, and JoJo, an Italian establishment, while ZUMA is set to open in July. Introductory room rates start from THB 7,300 ($300), log on to www.stregis.com/bangkok for more details.