These Bangkok hotels ensure you are in safe hands.

As the world begins to unlock and we float back into our normal lives, hotels in Bangkok have re-opened their doors with all the necessary precautions we’ve been looking for. Whether you are planning a little staycation in the city or you are visiting from overseas (now that we have opened inbound fights), you don’t need to sweat nor fear as hotels in Bangkok have heightened their hygiene and sanitising standards to ensure the health and safety of guests and staffs.

We’ve listed out some of the hotels in Bangkok that have embraced the ‘new normal’ with the highest level of care and are now welcoming guests. These hotels have rigorously shown their commitment towards securing health and safety measures with a further layer of protection, giving local and international guests a peace of mind and reinforcing our trust in travel.

[Hero & Feature Image credit: Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok]

Avani Hotels & Resorts

Calling it AvaniSHIELD, the Avani Hotels & Resorts have adopted a range of health measures and sanitising standards around all of their 32 properties in 18 countries. The hotel group is in compliance with the guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). The additional layer of protection includes the adoption of digital check-in/check-out, UVC light, and HEPA-grade air purifiers, contactless greetings (just like Vulcan salute popularised by Star Trek!), and a digital concierge app to book off-property experiences and order in-room dining. As for hygiene purposes, all high touch surfaces are covered with anti-microbial copper protection film, Ultra Violet C sterilisation to disinfect key cards and other objects, and disinfectant of incoming objects like luggage and supplies.

For more information, visit Avani Hotels & Resorts.

Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts

With their commitment to ensuring a Safety Sanctuary for both guests and associates, Banyan Tree Group has partnered up with Bureau Veritas to co-develop a label and a SafeSanctuary Programme for health and wellbeing programme. The group will be enhancing their protocols with screening procedures, strict cleaning, hygiene stations, going contactless with in-room directories, restaurant menus, or even offering wellbeing consultations. There is also a regional Tele-therapy service to help support emotional and mental health.

For more information, visit Banyan Tree Hotel Group.

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok

The Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is maintaining their high level of safety and health measures with their global programme called ‘Kempinski White Glove Services.’ To incorporate the programme, the company has issued comprehensive guidelines to all the Kempinski hotels worldwide with essential health and safety measures to be implemented on all aspects of their daily operations like arrival of guests, food and beverage outlets, housekeeping, and facilities. All employees will greet you with white gloves and white masks while maintaining social distancing. Expect to see the mandatory temperature check-ins, sanitising stations, and air purifiers. Interestingly, the hotel has also launched a Wellness App for guests to stay fit and healthy in the comfort of their rooms. If you’re looking to stay in the popular area of Siam, then this is the most opulent way to go.

For more information, visit Siam Kempinski

Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok

The Shangri-La Group shares that it really does care, with its new “Shangri-La cares” commitment which elevates its hygiene and safety protocols worldwide. Shangri La Group’s pilot programme implements strategies laid out by the WHO including increasing frequency of cleaning, medical-grade sanitisers and disinfectants, regular cleaning of air filters, and air-conditioner systems for optimal air quality, and of course, physical distancing.

For more information, visit Shangri-La Hotel Group. 


Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20

Giving all the guests some conviction, Accor has awarded the first ALLSAFE label in the world to Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20. And, to your satisfaction, it has been independently certified by The Environmental Health Consultancy (EHC) with food safety and hygiene consultancy. In fact, the hotel welcomed guests throughout the pandemic, so the dedication by their team of truly ensures the confidence of those guests returning to travel. With social distancing and contactless services, Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 makes a great choice if you want to reside in the heart of Asoke.

For more information, visit Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20.

The Athenee Hotel

The Athenee Hotel has also been announced as the first hotel in the country to receive the Safety & Health Administration (SHA) Certification assuring the highest standards on cleanliness, hygiene, and social distancing for the community. Alongside this, the hotel has also received a certification ‘Thai Stop COVID-19 by Department of Health’ giving locals and international guests some peace of mind. With forceful guidelines, restaurants catering in-house guests and residents, facilities have been customised for the new normal. The Athenee Hotel is also all set to welcome travellers.

For more information, visit The Athenee Hotel.

Alisha Pawa
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