Mandarin Oriental Bangkok takes the top spot on “The World’s Top 100” list in the Condé Nast Traveller UK magazine’s 2014 Readers’ Travel Awards

Hong Kong, 2014-9-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The legendary, 138-year-old Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok recently clinched the top spot on “The World’s Top 100” list in the prestigious Condé Nast Traveller, United Kingdom, 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.

Commenting on Condé Nast Traveller, United Kingdom’s 2014 Readers’ Travel Awards, 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.  For more information or to make a reservation, please visit or call +66 (2) 659 9000.

Built in 1876 and ideally located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, has been an inspiration to a host of world-renowned writers from Joseph Conrad, Somerset Maughamto Wilbur Smith and John Le Carre. Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok boasts an international reputation for splendid service, style and grace and facilities including eight restaurants. The hotel’s private teakwood shuttle boats provide daily access to the world famous Thai Cooking School, the hotel’s Thai restaurant, the award-winning Oriental Spa and Health Centre located across the River; as well as the nearest skytrain station (SaphanTaksin) and River City Shopping Centre.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 43 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 19 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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Etienne de Villiers
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