137 Pillars branches out

BANGKOK, 14 December 2016: 137 Pillars Hotels & Resorts will open a suite and residence property in Bangkok in mid-February.

The property is located on Sukhumvit Soi 39, a short distance from the Emquartier and Emporium shopping malls .

137 Pillars Suites & Residences Bangkok will have 34 suites and 179 private residences.

inside no 6The suites will be located from the 24th to 32nd floor with four categories of one and two bedrooms ranging from 70 to 127 sqm of space. The suites come with butler service.

To introduce the suites the group is offering rates starting at THB18,500 (USD514) per night for two people and include fast track immigration service at the airport, private round trip airport transfers, 24-hour butler service, all-day daily breakfast, available from 0630 to 2230. It begs the question: Why would anyone want a breakfast at 2230 unless they were working a night shift?

Even at THB18,500, which is expensive for Sukhumvit district suites, the rate is subject to a service charge and government taxes. The rate is on offer from 15 February to 30 April.

If you are a 137 Pillars fan then you are familiar with the rate and the services offered. For others the rate will appear to be uncompetitive. The global economy is softening so shop around first and check Agoda.com for its best deals on suites and the extras packaged.

137 Pillars Residences has 179 units.

The introductory rates for Residences start from THB4,500 per night for two people and include daily breakfast and complimentary Wi-Fi. That is more like it.