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Visiting the Land of Smiles

Filed in Amari, Thailand by on June 18, 2012 0 Comments
Visiting the Land of Smiles

We recently asked one of our guests who stayed at Amari Orchid Pattaya and Amari Atrium Bangkok to share their experiences. Read on to find out what they liked most. The Land of Smiles I can answer the question why people keep coming back to Thailand again and again! Nowhere else can you find such […]

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Amari Watergate Bangkok Awarded Best Value Hotel

Filed in Amari, Amari Watergate Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand by on June 1, 2012 0 Comments

Amari Watergate Bangkok wins Lonely Planet’s Best Value Hotel International in the world award for 2012. Announced at the recent annual Lonely Planet Magazine India Travel Awards 2012, the ‘Best Value Hotel International’ award is given to budget, mid-range or luxury hotels that reader’s feel gives them the most value for money. It was a tough category […]

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Guest blog – Songkran in Bangkok

Filed in Amari, Bangkok, Thailand by on May 31, 2012 0 Comments
Guest blog – Songkran in Bangkok

Guest Blogger Matt Preston recounts his experiences of Songkran at Amari Boulevard Bangkok. Songkran is a festival quite unlike any other. I recently had the pleasure of visiting Bangkok during Songkran and was very keen to find out exactly what happens during this weekend long water festival. I’ve been to Bangkok about 6 times and […]

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Amari Hua Hin Opens On 15 August 2012

Filed in Amari Hua Hin, Thailand by on May 16, 2012 0 Comments
Amari Hua Hin Opens On 15 August 2012

Situated near the sea in Thailand’s royal beach town, Amari Hua Hin is scheduled to open on 15 August 2012. Amari Hua Hin is close to both Khao Takiab and the town centre of Hua Hin – making it an ideal choice for families, friends and couples. This property will feature all of the comforts […]

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Maria Elia at Pattaya Gourmet Food Festival

Filed in Pattaya, Thailand by on May 11, 2012 0 Comments
Maria Elia at Pattaya Gourmet Food Festival

We asked the Executive Chef of Joe’s Restaurant in London to write about her recent experience at Amari Orchid Pattaya’s 2nd annual Gourmet Festival at Mantra Restaurant and Bar. My name’s Maria Elia and I am a chef from the UK. Here’s a little bit about me… I’m totally in love with cooking and have […]

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Experience Middle Eastern Cuisine at Amari Watergate Bangkok

Filed in Amari Watergate Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand by on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Experience Middle Eastern Cuisine at Amari Watergate Bangkok

Discover the tantising flavours of Middle Eastern cuisine prepared by our award winning Master Chef Yasser Darwich. Who is Master Chef Yasser? Humble, passionate, and focused on his work, Chef Yasser has received several awards from the prestigious Emirates Culinary Guild of Dubai including: Bronze Medal for New Arabian Cuisine Merit Award for Practical Cookery […]

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5 Things To Remember For Songkran

Filed in Amari, Thailand by on April 12, 2012 0 Comments
5 Things To Remember For Songkran

April 13 marks the start of the Thai New Year or Songkran Festival. If you’re planning to join the festivities, here are five things to remember. 1) Make Merit – Songkran is the time for giving alms and merit making. Even if you’re not Buddhist, these rituals are still a cultural experience not to be missed. […]

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First impressions of Bangkok – a guest’s perspective

Filed in Uncategorized by on March 3, 2012 0 Comments
First impressions of Bangkok – a guest’s perspective

A recent guest at the Amari Watergate Bangkok gives us his first impressions of Bangkok. Wow! Neither written material nor first-hand reports prepared me for the stimulating sights, smells, and sounds of Bangkok. This Rorschach should be required for ALL. One finds so many people of different cultures and geographic locations moving about in limited […]

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5 Fun Things to Do at Amari Boulevard Bangkok

Filed in Amari Boulevard Bangkok by on February 7, 2012 0 Comments
5 Fun Things to Do at Amari Boulevard Bangkok

A perfect location right in the middle of all the action of Sukhumvit – Amari Boulevard is the ideal place from which to explore this exciting city. Here’s our list of 5 fun things to do in the vicinity. 1) Shop till you drop – Sukhumvit is known for every kind of shopping experience you could […]

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Top 5 Romantic Getaways in Thailand

Filed in Amari, Thailand by on January 27, 2012 0 Comments
Top 5 Romantic Getaways in Thailand

Krabi – It’s hard to beat Krabi when it comes to atmosphere. Magnificent white sand beaches, towering boulders rising from the azure sea, and emerald jungles teeming with flora. All of these things make Krabi our top pick for a romantic getaway. Phuket – Coming in a close second is the world renowned tropical island of Phuket. […]

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