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W Bangkok Hotel to rise in Thailand

Luxury hotel brand W Hotels will construct a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.

Luxury hotel brand W Hotels will construct a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand.

The 400-room hotel will open in 2011 as part of a luxurious, mixed-use development at the centre of the city's commercial and diplomatic centre.

W Bangkok is owned by North Sathorn Hotel Company, a joint venture between Istithmar Hotels FZE and Golden Land Property Development PLC.

W Bangkok will be located in the prime business district of Sathorn, an area with a high concentration of luxury hotels.

The hotel will be part of the Golden Land's Sathorn Square, a mixed-use project that also includes a 750,000 sq ft premium office tower and a variety of retail shops, centered on the historic landmark Russian Embassy complex.

W Bangkok will also feature a signature restaurant and bar. The new hotel will aim to meet the needs of Bangkok's business district, offering 30,000 sq ft of meeting space. Additional facilities will include a W Kitchen, W Living Room, a sweat fitness centre, an outdoor pool and a signature spa.

W has recently announced plans to open hotels in Barcelona, Istanbul, Athens, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Koh Samui, Santiago, Dubai, Doha and Macau.

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