10 exciting hotel openings in Thailand in 2021

While some hotels are reopening, these hotels are opening their doors for the first time in 2021.

Thailand is home to countless magnificent hotels. From beach resorts to luxury penthouses, this country has it all. Despite the struggles and hardships the COVID-19 pandemic has caused the hospitality industry over the past year, many new hotels have opened – or are expected to open – in the Land of Smiles in 2021. Here are ten additions to the directory existing hotels and resorts in Thailand.

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Award-winning Bangkok-based architect and interior designer Bill Bensley strikes again. Only this time, he impresses us even more by transforming abandoned driven cars into a five-star railway-themed resort. The soon to be opened Khao Yai property is a 100-acre site with lush greenery of 50,000 trees, views of seven lakes and an inviting escape from the glamorous era of train travel. . This upcoming landmark has 45 rooms and 16 suites, all housed in converted train cars or designed with reused salvaged train cars. After all, with Bill Bensley being the creative brain behind this project, we don’t expect anything out of the ordinary.

Opening date : end of 2021

The multinational hotel company Hyatt is inaugurating its first property on the tropical island with Hyatt Regency Koh Samui. Adding to the repository of breathtaking beach resorts on the island, this recently opened five-star resort is comprised of 4 swimming pools, 116 rooms, 24 suites and villas, and 7 beachfront villas. private coast known as the island’s hub for great food, great music, and great vibes. Furnished with deep soaking tubs, floor-to-ceiling windows, private pet-friendly plunge pools, and contemporary interiors, the beachfront villas create the ultimate vacation experience. The middle of the whole complex is avant-garde and spacious. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurants and bars, fitness center, spa, and Grand Ballroom during their stay. For those who travel for the gram, they have endearing photogenic hotspots designed for you.

Opening date : July 2021

Although the international hotel group has declared Bangkok as a flagship destination as part of its global expansion in Asia, The Standard Hua Hin will be the brand’s first in the country, which will open in December 2021. Upcoming designs from the hotel are heavily inspired by Hua Hin culture, local artists and local materials, on the whole, embracing the existing beauty of the popular beach destination and paying homage to local products. Comprising 178 rooms and 21 villas with swimming pool and beachfront access, this highly anticipated resort is nestled in a dreamlike landscape of grandiose garden. Known and loved for their tasteful clientele, neoteric designs and state-of-the-art amenities, we look forward to a hotel with a hip and fun vibe.

Opening date : december 2021

Thailand’s mountainous north welcomes Meliá Chiang Mai to the city in December 2021. Showcasing ivory-centric interiors with golden undertones that personify the enchanting history and culture of the highlands, this soon to be opening hotel. doors screams luxury. A city property with majestic views of the Ping River, the centrally located Meliá Chiang Mai houses 260 guest rooms, including 38 luxury rooms and suites with exclusive access to certain amenities. The hotel’s landmark is the 360-degree rooftop bar on the 22nd floor, making it the highest point in town. Other facilities include a fitness center, rejuvenating YHI spa, kids’ club, and five dining options.

Opening date : december 2021

A charming riverside retreat located in ancient Ayutthaya, Sala Bang Pa-In offers six types of accommodation and consists of 24 luxury guest rooms and villas. The design of the property focuses on ultramodern interiors, spacious expanses, and minimal patterns. While staying at the newly opened Sala Bang Pa-In, you can explore local attractions and activities such as taking a free boat ride along the Chao Praya River and booking a sunset cocktail cruise. As for the interior of the hotel, guests can take a cooking class or cocktail-making sessions. If you choose to stay in a pool villa, the option of floating breakfast is available.

Opening date : May 2021

Everything about sea, sand and sunshine, this Phuket property is nestled on top of the island’s hills, providing ultimate privacy and tranquility for travelers. V Villas Phuket – MGallery is a luxury hotel added to existing Phuket properties. This newly opened all-villa resort offers a collection of 19 villas with private pools, with options of one, three and four bedroom villas, and guests can choose between an ocean view or a forest view. If you’re looking for pampering, head to this boutique resort featuring 24-hour butler service, bespoke spa treatments, a private infinity pool and more. The star of this place is AKOYA | Star Lounge, a wonderful place to drink a sunset with a panoramic view.

Opening date : August 2021

British hotel company IHG Hotels & Resorts continues to expand the Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants brand across South East Asia with its next property in Koh Samui. Scheduled to open later this year, Kimpton Kitalay Samui has 138 guest rooms, two-thirds of which are suites and villas with direct beach access and views of the Gulf of Thailand, four exquisite restaurants, a swimming pool, a spa fitness and a kids’ club. A destination in itself, this locally inspired oceanfront luxury is a must visit for babies at the beach. Considering how the Kimpton brand’s first Thai property is a metropolitan feel, we are more than excited about this next tropical getaway destination and, of course, now we have one more reason to love the exotic island.

Opening date : end of 2021

The hotel giant Accor recently launched the Pullman Khao Lak Resort, a tropical oasis located on the coast with a tourist vocation. The 253-key resort is a beautiful blend of local culture and contemporary hospitality, and the aesthetic embodies Sino-Portuguese architecture. With a range of accommodation options available, from Deluxe Rooms to Presidential Suites to Pool Villas, guests are spoiled for choice. A place of rejuvenation and reconnection for guests, this hotel is all about relaxation. Other amenities include a 1000m² free-form swimming pool, exciting fitness concepts, a swim-up bar and a rejuvenating spa treatment.

Opening date : May 2021

We can never have too many beachfront properties. The more, the better. For example, the newly renovated SAii property is a back to nature retreat located on the intimate coast of Phi Phi. All about palm trees, breathtaking sunsets and exotic expanses, SAii Phi Phi Island Village is the ultimate tropical getaway. The new jungle-covered oceanfront lifestyle hideaway offers guests the best of both worlds: lush greenery and the Andaman Sea. The free-form pool, natural spa, ocean-view restaurants, and natural spa all contribute to the earthy, eco-friendly, and eco-friendly vibe of the place.

Opening date : March 2021

2021 welcomes not one but two renovated properties of the upscale lifestyle brand with a free spirit in the land of smiles. SAii Laguna Phuket is a five star property added to the existing repertoire of luxury resorts on the famous island. Following a complete renovation, the Bangtao Beach Phuket Resort is now home to larger and better event venues, an upgraded beachfront bar, innovative wellness and dining concepts and more formats. of rooms to choose from. Universally beloved Thai hospitality meets sensory aesthetics in this perfect postcard destination. Known and loved for its culinary options, the hotel is home to two of their flagship restaurants and an artisan cafe.

Opening date : February 2021

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