Bangkok, Thailand


A one-stop world-class destination that offers a perfect blend of heritage and modernity. Bangkok has outstanding shop-till-you-drop experiences, exotic cuisine from the streets to Michelin-starred gourmet, amazing sights that will take your breath away, a beautifully rich culture, and, of course, the welcoming Thai people and their laidback, easy-going way of life.

2017 Hotel Information
Shangri-La Bangkok
89 Soi Wat Suan Plu Khwaeng Bang Rak, 
Khet Bang Rak,
Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, 
10500,
Thailand

The Shangri-La Bangkok is located on the bank of the Chao Phraya River, close to the shopping, entertainment, and commercial Silom Road area.

Bangkok Shangri-La

We are pleased to offer a special room rate at the Shangri-La. The cost per night for a single occupancy room is approximately USD $154.58++ (THB 5,300) and a double occupancy room is USD $169.16++ (THB 5,800) per night. These room rates have an additional 10% service charge and 7.7% government tax.

Our special room rates are available 3 days before and after our event if you wish to spend a few extra days sight-seeing in Bangkok. Rates include Wi-Fi and buffet breakfast. The group rate will be available until 24 August 2017. After 25 August 2017 rates will be subject to availability.

Reserve Room

If the reservation system shows that there are no rooms available, please check the “search edit” page and check “Group” instead of “Travel Agency” and enter the group code: CUR090917

Should a guest cancel a reservation, the deposit will be refunded if notice is received at least 7 working days prior to arrival, and a cancellation number is obtained. Any cancellation after 7 days but 24 hours prior to arrival will be charged at one-night cancellation. Delegates who cancel after 24 hours prior to check-in or fail to check-in to the Hotel as arranged will be charged a late cancellation penalty equivalent to the full duration of stay.

Things to Do in Bangkok

The Grand Palace

A must-see for travelers visiting Bangkok, this spectacular landmark is the most visited and renowned sight in Thailand.

Opening Hours: Open daily from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm except during special royal ceremonies.

Entrance Fee: 500 Baht, inclusive of access to Wat Phra Kaeo, The Royal Thai Decorations & Coins Pavilion, and Queen Sirikit Museum of Textile, which are located within the Grand Palace compound, and to Vimanmek Mansion Museum on Ratchawithi Road. An additional 100 Baht for rental of a personal audio guide in English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese or Mandarin.

Dress Code: Visitors are required to dress appropriately. The following clothes are strictly not allowed for both ladies and gentlemen:

1. Shorts, mini-skirts, short skirts, tight fitting trousers, and tights.
2. See-through shirts and blouses, as well as culottes or quarter length trousers. 
3. Sleeveless shirts or vests.
4. Sandals (without ankle or heel straps).
5. Rolled-up sleeved shirts.
6. Sweatshirts and sweatpants, wind-cheaters, pajamas and fisherman trousers.

The Grand Palace

Wat Arun (The Temple of Dawn)

One of Thailand’s best-known landmarks, the main highlight of Wat Arun is undoubtedly the grand pagoda (or prang in Thai). Influenced by Khmer-style pagodas, the 67-meter tall temple is encrusted with millions of pieces of seashells and Chinese porcelain and topped with a seven-pronged Trident of Shiva. It is surrounded by four smaller prang.

Opening Hours: Daily, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Admission: 20 Baht.

Temple of Dawn

Vimanmek Mansion 

The largest golden teak building in the world, the Vimanmek Mansion formerly served as one of King Rama V’s (King Chulalongkorn) palaces.

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm. Thai dancing shows daily at 10:30 am and 2:00 pm. Admission: 100 Baht, including entry to all venues in the compound of Dusit Palace. Entry tickets to The Grand Palace also cover entry to Vimanmek.

Note: Proper attire is required.

Vimanmek Mansion

Transportation:

The Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok is approximately 35 minutes by road from Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) and 40 minutes by road from Don Mueang International Airport (DMK).

The Hotel is able to provide limousine transportation; please contact Britnee Hursin at bhursin@currency-resarch.com if you wish to book a limousine transfer.

Taxis, Tuk Tuk, Motorbike Taxi, and Ubers are all available in Bangkok.