Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok, a four-star property located at Rachaprarop and above the Watergate Pavillion shopping complex, is the fourth hotel to be opened in Bangkok by Centara Hotels&Resorts.
Centara’s two longest-established hotels in Bangkok, Centara Grand&Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, and Centara Grand at Central Plaza Ladprao Bangkok, are both integral to prime shopping malls, a factor in acquiring the new management contract.
The new hotel and shopping complex are located inside a newly-constructed, 20-storey building, with the hotel taking up a total of 10 floors and featuring a total of 281 guestrooms. Of these, 147 will be superior rooms, 102 will be deluxe rooms, and 32 will offer a family-friendly concept.
Facilities will include an all-day restaurant with a total of 160 seats indoors and outdoors, a rooftop restaurant with 64 seats, and a rooftop bar with 76 seats. There will be a Cense by Spa Cenvaree with 5 treatment rooms and a 56sqm fitness center.
Two meeting rooms, each 90 sqm, will cater to the meetings and events sector.
The Watergate Pavillion shopping complex is being built in 2 phases. Phase 1 consists of 5 floors and two basements, totaling 60,000 sqm, with more than 800 shops and food outlets.
Centara Hotels&Resorts is Thailand’s leading operator of hotels, with 40 deluxe and first-class properties covering all the major tourist destinations in the Kingdom. A further 18 resorts in the Maldives, Vietnam, Bali Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Mauritius Indian Ocean, brings the present total to 58 properties. Brands and properties within Centara ensure that specific categories such as couples, families, individuals, and meetings and incentives groups will all find a hotel or resort that is appropriate to their needs.
Centara operates 27 branches of Spa Cenvaree, one of Thailand’s most luxurious and innovative spa brands, together with its newly launched value brand Cense by Spa Cenvaree, which provides core spa services for busy travelers. The company’s Kids’ Club is available at all the family-friendly resorts to ensure that the youngsters and teens are taken care of. Centara Hotels&Resorts also operates 2 state-of-the-art convention centers in Bangkok, and 2 in northeastern Thailand, one being located in Udon Thani and the other in Khon Kaen.
The latest Centara brand is named COSI Hotels, an economy brand designed for travelers who predominantly make their bookings via the Internet and who want comfort and convenience at the most friendly prices available, which is under development with the first property due to open in 2015.