Take one of Thailand’s foremost artistic families, the Sukosols, add three acres of riverfront real estate and acclaimed architect Bill Bensley, throw in an astonishing array of colonial antiques, and you’ve got a recipe for one saucy little stunner… The Siam.
Choose from 28 spacious suites and 11 pool villas, each individually designed with king-size beds, luxuriously deep bathtubs, mod-retro deco fixtures, natural textures and a host of charming eclectibles from the owner’s personal collection. For ultimate indulgence, splash out on (and into) a Pool Villa with lush garden, private pool and rooftop terrace. Oh, and did we mention all rooms come with a private butler service? Hello, Jeeves!
You needn’t move too far to get your mitts on the finest local produce-driven Thai and international fare, with excellent sup spots Chon Thai Restaurant and Deco Bar & Bistro just a skip away, plus Bathers Bar provides the perfect locale for sun-drenched imbibing. Toss into the mix a riverside infinity pool, spa, boat service, gym, yoga terrace, and gorgeous sprawling gardens, and you’ll find the only problem is leaving…
Khao Rd, Wachira Phayaban, Bangkok. +66 2 206 6999, thesiamhotel.com