Centara launches Centra Hotel and Convention Centre at Chaengwatthana Government Complex
Centara Hotels announced the opening of its recently renovated Centra Hotel and Convention Centre at The Thai Government Complex at Chaengwatthana. After acquiring and refurbishing the building at a cost of over Bt 100 million,Centara unveiled a new modern, elegant yet traditional ethnic Mon inspired interiors.
The hotel features 212nely designed guestrooms of various types and also the signature CENTRA Plus Suite. Every guestroom features a contemporary design and light decor with inspiration themes from the Siamese Fighting Fish, which has endured since ancient times and was recently declared the National Aquatic Animal of Thailand. All Guestrooms are equipped with the latest trendy amenities including complimentary hi-speed Wi-Fi.
The new dining All-day dining restaurant Bistro4 features a spacious and contemporary setting that can cater for 350 patrons and has been redesigned with a show kitchen. The new menu features exquisite yet delicious international cuisines, including Thai, Japanese and Western fare, creatively prepared by famous chefs.
There is even a new coworking space in the lobby called MIX Social Space, making it an ideal place for semi-private meetings and social gatherings, where guests can settle into a comfortable chair and relax in a cosy atmosphere with complimentary hi-speed Wi-Fi. The Grab & Go corner has also been created within the MIX Social Space area for guests to purchase snacks, drinks and personal care products 24/7 at street prices without the need of a visit to the outside 7/11 convenience store.
The hotel offers retail space and brings products crafted by people with disabilities and the elderly to sell at the Community Shop located near the lobby, reflecting Centara's commitment to supporting the community and the deprived. In addition, the hotel features a traditional Thai massage service located at the Refresh Zone near the lobby for guests to relieve stress and tension, courtesy of elderly Thai massage specialists from Thailand's Ministry of Social Development and Human Security.
The pride of the hotel is its convention centre which offers up to 26 meeting rooms in its two buildings, the Square and Circle, plus the Convention Centre, which spans more than 29,000 square metres. The Square building provides flexible meeting spaces with 24 meeting rooms, including the Vayupak Grand Ballroom, a gigantic 1,710-square-metre pillar-less event site with a ceiling height of 9.3 metres, and can cater for up to 2,400 guests. The Circle building offers an auditorium and ample reception space, with a glass wall giving a panoramic view of the complex.
The hotel is linked to Government Complex Building B, giving convenient access to banks, shops, clinics, and other facilities. Currently, the hotel is one of the main venues for organizing government agencies' related events.the hotel is also very near the Don Muang Airport, making it a great place for transit guests or even air crew.