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Tips for Celebrating Songkran in Thailand

Tips for Celebrating Songkran in Thailand

In Thailand, there are two New Year celebrations – one on 31 December and then one in April. But, the celebration in April isn’t what you’d imagine. Fireworks, a countdown, a night of partying and being with a special someone isn’t the name of the game. Instead, the Thai New Year celebration – known as […]

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Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Festival 2013

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng Festival 2013

Loy Krathong and Yi Peng are fast approaching, so we thought we’d go over the two festivals, what’s similar and different between them, and then let you know where the festivities will take place so you can join in! Some reports initially suggested that the celebrations would be cancelled due to the death of the late […]

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A Taste of Hong Kong Comes to Bangkok

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A Taste of Hong Kong Comes to Bangkok

If you happen to be in Bangkok anytime between 5 and 21 July 2013, and you’re looking to stuff yourself with some of the best dim sum and barbecued specialities that Thailand’s capital city has to offer. Then mark your calendar and be sure to check out the Hong Kong Food Festival, which will be […]

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Amari Watergate Bangkok Awarded Best Value Hotel

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

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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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Experience Middle Eastern Cuisine at Amari Watergate Bangkok

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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Celebrating the New Year in Bangkok?

Celebrating the New Year in Bangkok?

If you’re planning to celebrate the New Year in Bangkok be sure to remember the following things to make your night smooth and fun. Be aware of your surroundings – This sounds obvious – but with all those libations it’s easy to lose track of what’s going on around you. Choose where to party wisely – Expect […]

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Where to stay in Bangkok? Amari Residences Bangkok

Where to stay in Bangkok? Amari Residences Bangkok

Amari Residences Bangkok is one of our newest serviced apartments with top-of-the line amenities and a prime location adjacent to Bangkok Hospital – which makes it ideally suited for guests receiving medical treatments. Have a look at the photo gallery. All of the rooms have been carefully appointed with guest comfort in mind. If you’re staying […]

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Sunrise at Bangkok’s Pratunam Market

Sunrise at Bangkok’s Pratunam Market

Central Bangkok has dodged flooding and life is getting back to normal. The sun shines through pink coverings as market vendors set up for the day in Bangkok’s bustling Pratunam market just outside the Amari Watergate Bangkok. All of our central Bangkok properties are open and the highway from Suvarnabhumi International Airport is clear. Leave a […]

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Thailand Floods – Central Bangkok Back to Normal

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Thailand Floods – Central Bangkok Back to Normal

Central Bangkok is back to normal and the threat of flooding has passed. Life is moving along in vibrant Pratunam. We would like to extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to all of the flood victims. We’ve been working with charities in Thailand to do what we can to help and we will report back […]

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