Minor Hotel Group has officially launched its first ever new-build Avani hotel.
Located on the banks of the Chao Praya River in Bangkok, the Avani Riverside Bangkok Hotel is a modern 248-room hotel that incorporates all the product and service elements outlined with the brand was first conceived in 2011. These include three key brand elements: honest food, sleep satisfaction and “a design for life”, which means providing functional and flexible spaces that allow guests to “live”, rather than just stay.
Guests check-in at the 11th floor open-plan lobby area, which merges into a lounge, meeting area, chill-out zone and restaurant, all offering views of the river from huge windows. The Long Bar provides refreshments, while all-day meals are served at Skyline and The Pantry offers a range of deli snacks.
The 248 rooms, which include 20 suites, two two-bedroom units and a large three-bedroom option, offer similarly impressive river and city views through full-length windows. Work stations with free Wi-Fi and a media hub docking stations come as standard.
The hotel is also set to become a major venue for meetings and events. A vast events complex on the 10th floor offers over 4,500m² of floorspace including a 1,500-pax ballroom, 11 meeting rooms, a large pre-function space and an outdoor terrace overlooking the river.
At the top of the 26-storey building is a restaurant and bar, Attitude, which features outdoor seating, a DJ booth, an open show kitchen, wine wall. There is also an outdoor rooftop pool. And rounding off the hotel’s facilities are a fitness centre and spa.
The new hotel is located next door to Minor’s existing Anantara Riverside Bangkok – a classic Thai low-rise luxury resort which complements the modern, high-rise Avani.
The addition of Avani Riverside Bangkok brings the brand’s total portfolio to 16 properties in 11 countries.