The Sukhothai Suite
Key selling points: Elegant and private, this top-floor, one-bedroom haven sports a Jacuzzi in the enormous teakwood-floor bathroom, a prime spot for serious pampering. Rich Thai silks and a grand piano punctuate the living space, while a dining room and full kitchen make entertaining easy.
Standout service: A couple on honeymoon was welcomed with a magnificent rose bouquet, rose petal hearts on their bed, complimentary sparkling wine, and congratulations from every single member of the staff.
Style: Gilded glamour with traditional touches, by Edward Tuttle, 1991
Special amenities: Molton Brown toiletries, 42-inch Philips LCD TV, Bose media center, Bang & Olufsen audio system, fast-track airport service, in-room check-in, fresh fruit platter
Square footage: 2,132
Number of bedrooms in suite: One
Number of bathrooms: Two and one half-bath
Number of rooms and suites in hotel: 210, including 84 suites
Who’s slept here?: Nelson Mandela, Ricky Martin, Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Clarkson
Nightly rate: From $3,000
Location: 13/3 South Sathorn Road