The Rembrandt – Bangkok

Bangkok is a city bustling with life. For our base we wanted somewhere with a good location to get around the city and one which had a pool for us to relax in after our busy days’ exploring.

We chose The Rembrandt in Sukhumvit, although first impressions left me a little disappointed as on arrival after a long flight I expected a welcome drink and refreshing towel, which I think is pretty standard now for any decent international hotel, but not at The Rembrandt.

Luckily the hotel did redeem itself after my initial disappointment. There were two things I really loved about The Rembrandt . . . firstly the amazing pool.

We spent a big part of our first day relaxing by the pool, recovering from our jet lag, having a gentle swim and ordering some great food.

We also had our first holiday cocktails and sipping on a great drink and taking in the city skyline views was a lazy but fantastic way to spend our first day!

Which brings me onto my other favourite thing about The Rembrandt . . . the fabulous cocktails! We were so impressed with them at the poolside we decided to start each night in Bangkok with a cocktail (or three) from the lobby bar before heading out.

The lobby bar had a piano player in the evenings and the drinks really impressed me. In fact I would say they were the best cocktails we had all holiday . . .  and we had a lot. The service at the bar was also really friendly.

Now onto the room itself. We stayed in one of the hotel’s executive rooms. Ours had a generously sized marble bathroom with the hotel’s own brand toiletries.

The open plan bedroom had a desk and chair, a large unit with an HD television, a mini bar and seating area.

An extremely comfy king size bed . . .

But best of all is that the executive rooms are on the higher floors giving you fantastic views over the city, which looked beautiful at night.

For a base when exploring this amazing city we are glad we choose The Rembrandt, we had a great room, fantastic views, a beautiful pool and excellent cocktails!

https://rembrandtbkk.com/

 

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13 Comments

  1. Bejal October 11, 2018 / 7:29 am

    What a lovely insight into The Rembrandt Hotel and I agree its worth paying a little extra for a room higher up to capture the Bangkok views!

    • thetravelsofmrsb
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      October 12, 2018 / 6:54 am

      The views were fantastic, the Bangkok skyline is incredible!

  2. Mostlyfoodandtravel October 11, 2018 / 9:12 am

    This does sounds like a great base to explore the sites. Bangkok is amazing and I love it. Shame about the welcome drinks and towel- it should be standard when flying into hot countries. Glad the cocktails were nice though.

    • thetravelsofmrsb
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      October 12, 2018 / 6:54 am

      It was really lovely in the end just not a great start!

  3. Elaine birkin October 11, 2018 / 6:50 pm

    It looks fantastic, a great base for your stay xx

    • thetravelsofmrsb
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      October 12, 2018 / 6:55 am

      It really was, great location and hotel, especially that pool! xxx

  4. binita shah October 12, 2018 / 11:06 am

    I am definitely going to try in and pop in to try the cocktails!!

  5. Claire Leech October 17, 2018 / 10:41 pm

    The views look incredible as do the cocktails …sounds like you made a great choice of hotel to stay at to explore Bangkok!!

    • thetravelsofmrsb
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      October 18, 2018 / 12:10 pm

      Oh the cocktails were so good!

  6. Em x October 18, 2018 / 8:41 pm

    We are going to Bangkok in 2020 so I’ll put this one on the list for cocktails if nothing else, they look amazing.

    • thetravelsofmrsb
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      October 19, 2018 / 12:42 pm

      Oh how exciting! It is a great city, so much to see and do!

    • thetravelsofmrsb
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      October 20, 2018 / 10:12 am

      They were great!

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