Mark placed our overnight bags inside our Grab car. As the snap of a closing car door cued to our driver that we were ready to go, we set our working-class selves for a day or Art de Vivre (the art of living) during our stay at Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit.

Welcome message at Sofitel Bangkok

Back in the Philippines, Sofitel’s Spirals buffet was the hotel buffet to experience, but we have never given much thought to the accommodations they offer.

Accent wall at Sofitel Bangkok
Accent wall at Sofitel Bangkok

Since it seems as if now is our chance to experience the French Flare meets Thai Hospitality thanks to the promos, we booked a stay for our little family on Mark’s birthday for our little family.

Art statements at the reception of Sofitel Bangkok
Sofitel greets welcomes every guest with art

What we like about it:

It’s conveniently located in Sukhumvit.
Sofitel Sukhumvit is located in the heart of Bangkok, offering access to the rest of the city via BTS Skytrain and MRT. It’s also near Terminal 21, Korea Town, Nana Square, and just about any shopping mall within Bangkok.

Little boy looking out the window
Our son happily watched the trains passing by

It has its own skywalk bridge.
Sofitel made sure their guests could go directly from the hotel to Terminal 21 and the nearby train stations, BTS Asoke and MRT Sukhumvit. It’s such a convenience for families and travelers so they can walk safely and shield themselves from the hot Bangkok sun whenever they need to go.

The Skywalk Bridge specifically made by Sofitel for their guests
The skywalk bridge

Impeccable customer service.
You can expect nothing less than a five-star hotel service from their staff, and they do so with so much warmth. Checking in was a breeze, as well as their attentiveness to their guest’s needs.

Front Office at Sofitel Bangkok
The front office

The rooms are spacious.
Our suite was perfect for our family of three. Unlike other hotels we have tried, the bathroom was a room in itself. The bathtub was set near a glass window so you could relax with the view of the city, and the toilet and shower areas were separated.

The spaciou
Pardone the clutter!
Family bed
A bed for three
The room at Sofitel Bangkok
The room is complete with a desk and a comfortable couch for lounging about
The bathtub with full glass windows
The bathtub with full glass windows

L’Occitane amenities.
Don’t bother packing your toiletries because Sofitel prepares their rooms for their guests with amenities they would actually use: L’Occitane. It was the finishing touch for the luxurious stay in the hotel.

L’Occitane handsoap
The sink in our room Sofitel Bangkok
The sink

The pool.
Sofitel has a stunning pool area if you are hankering for a swim or a calm dip. It’s lined with reclining pool chairs, Liquide pool bar, and even a splash area for little kids. It will be a shame if you won’t pack your swimsuits because we think this recreational space is one of the best ways to enjoy the Sofitel experience.

The Jacuzzi water at Sofitel Bangkok
Testing the Jacuzzi water
The pool at Sofitel Bangkok
The pool at Sofitel Bangkok
The lounge at the pool area of Sofitel Bangkok
The sun chairs by the pool at Sofitel Bangkok
Soaking in the sun for exactly 1 minute
Liquide Pool Bar at Sofitel Bangkok
Liquide Pool Bar

Of course, the food.
As always, I come foremost for the food. Start off your breakfast with flaky croissants, and get second helpings of coffee at the Voila! buffet. Try a little of everything from the cheese room and finish with refreshing juices. Our son lingered in the Granola Stations, so us, parents, made the most of the rest of the dishes. They don’t have an overwhelming number of food choices, but just enough for a good meal experience.

The Cheese room at Voila! Buffet at Sofitel Bangkok
The cheese room at Voila! Buffet
DIY Charcuterie nook
DIY Charcuterie
Pastries, honeycomb, and cappuccino at Voila! Buffet at Sofitel Bangkok
The pastries and coffee were on point!
Noodle soup, croissant, and omelette
Thai Food, and the staple waffle and omelette stations were worth the visit
Food stations at Voila! Buffet Sofitel Bangkok
Bon apettite!
Fresh juices, smoked salmon, and fruits at Voila! Buffet at Sofitel Bangkok
Do not skip the smoked salmon, and fresh juices!
Bread station at Voila! Buffet
Always a yes for bread.
Granola Station at Voila! Buffet
Our son practically hung out by the Granola Station
Little boy eating at a breakfast buffet
Our son’s DIY Granola

Plan a couple of days in Bangkok and book a luxurious stay at Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit by clicking the button below!

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit, 189 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei Nuea, Khet Watthana, Bangkok 10110

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