The legendary, 138-year-old Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok recently clinched the top spot on “The World’s Top 100” list in the Condé Nast Traveller UK magazine’s 2014 Readers’ Travel Awards. The hotel was also voted the “Best Overseas Holiday Hotel” in Asia and India.
In an accompanying editorial in the October issue, the magazine states, “This year Mandarin Oriental Bangkok was so ahead of the game in Asia and India, it was propelled to the number one spot in our ‘best of the best’ Top 100. You raved about its food and service, and also singled it out for atmosphere…”
The magazine’s readers voted in 23 categories, ranging from countries, islands and overseas cities to airports, airlines and cruise lines, to determine the category winners and ultimately the Top 100 across all categories. Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok achieved the highest rating at 95.18 percent overall level of satisfaction.
Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok’s General Manager, Amanda Hyndman, praised her team, saying that this exceptional recognition by discerning travellers stands as a testament to their pride, personal dedication and commitment to be the best. “Our colleagues, affectionately known as The Oriental Family, exemplify the heartfelt hospitality and service excellence that lie at the core of the legendary Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok.”
To experience Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok’s exemplary service, rooms and dining, the hotel introduced “Legends of The Orient”, an exclusive offer that gives travellers an extra day to explore the legendary landmarks of one of the world’s most exciting cities. Guests booking a two-night stay at Bangkok’s celebrated La Grande Dame will receive a complimentary third night.