Ascott is a very popular brand to many LGBT travelers, especially Ascott Sathorn Bangkok and Somerset Park Suanplu Bangkok.  In 2016, Ascott launched its Crest Collection, which embodiesa distinctive character that epitomises European elegance and grandeur.  Metropole Bangkok is the first and only property under The Crest Collection in Asia.

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This serviced apartment is located in Thonglor (Sukhumvit Soi 55), which is touted as Bangkok’s Beverly Hills where the trendiest restaurants, the most happening clubs and upmarket condominiums and malls can be found.  Metropole is definitely the new landmark in Thonglor and even in Bangkok.  The charming colonial facade of this new luxury serviced residence coupled with the timeless Thai “Golden Age” cultural furnishings of the interior exudes a unique classic ambience.

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From the lobby to the rooms, Metropole displays contemporary sophisticated living and vintage beauty.  The alluring chandeliers, eclectic art pieces and intriguing selection of accented wood, exquisite textiles and leather furnishings offer the guests a feel of modern day luxury living.  All rooms come with a kitchenette and some with a private balcony.


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This serviced apartment is one of the few that has both a restaurant and a lounge in the building.  The in-house CHOW Café & Bar is definitely worth visiting.  This Asian fusion bistro comes with an outdoor dining area and a cocktail bar.  Signature dishes such as their Pastrami Eggrolls and Chicken & Shrimp Fried Rice will offer you a brand new taste of Thai fusion cuisine.  Diners will be pleased to know that one of the newest hip bespoke bar in Bangkok is also located here.  CHOW Bar offers creative cocktails as well as a regular bar list.  The Poux Spritz and Straight from the Hive are popular cocktails among those created by CHOW.  Diners who like a quieter area for drinks can always proceed to the Library Lounge at the lobby area.

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For guests who like to relax and unwind, Metropole provides facilities such as a cold onsen, day spa, fitness centre, swimming pool and sauna. The nearest skytrain station is Thonglor BTS station (10 minutes drive from the hotel). There is also free shuttle service provided from the hotel to the station during the day. It is also a 10-minute drive from Metropole to the Sukhumvit shopping area (Emporium & Terminal 21), and a 20-minute drivefrom Metropole to Silom.

If you are looking for a new boutique hotel experience, Metropole will be an ideal hotel to explore.  It is definitely private and exclusive with only 116 rooms in the building.  This is definitely an Instagram worthy destination.

For Element readers, Metropole will be offering a 25% off Best Flexible Rate online.  Please click here  to make a reservation and key in promotion code V-CLF-25.  All reservations must be made before 31st March 2017.