They dont call the Emporium Suites the ultimate serviced residence for nothing, Its arresting presence in the heart of Bangkok’s main Sukhumvit throughfare is the first sign of the plush grandeur that is accorded to all its residents. Step through is glass doors and a warm reception staff greets you, just like in a five-star hotel, except here, you can stay for a week, months or years – it is a place, after all, that many call home.
Its decor is inviting and understated; hip yet elegant. Scarlet egg chairs dot the reception and lobby lounge against a backdrop of deep chocolate carpets and soft biscuit settees. In all its spacious suites, this warm decor carries through, with dark wood furnishings, rich olive carpets and cream accents that lift the ambience from modern contemporary to of-the-moment chic.
There are a total of 378 suites, ranging in size from 65 sqm to a sprawling 515 sqm four bedroom penthouse. In one, two or three bedroom configurations, these luxurious suites command panoramic city views.
They are equipped with all the modern conveniences that have come to be expected of any serviced residence worth its pricey designer chairs-high speed internet access, satellite TV, DVD player, stereo hi-fi and IDD telephone line.
Even its kitchens are superbly furnished and equipped, built-in ovens and microwaves are elegantly streamlined with brushed metal finishes.
Within the building is a range of facilities that would make any luxury hotel proud. A charming children’s playground could keep little tykes busy for hours, while a free-form swimming pool and jacuzzi allows adults to unwind in its liquid comforts, A state-of-the-art fitness centre lets residents do away with their external gym membership, while a sauna and steam room helps to work up a sweat without the treadmill.
For exquisite pampering, the Clarins spa by Sense and Spirit is also on-site should residents feel like a much needed massage.
Right downstairs sits the fashionable Emporium Shopping Complex, Bangkok’s exciting premier shopping, dining and entertainment venue. Schools, Embassies, Hospitals and Office Buildings are all within easy reach. Indeed the Emporium Suites are the ultimate home away from home experience for the discerning individual.