Asok Station, Light Green Line, BTS Sky Train. I kept on memorizing the landmark and the stations. Bangkok has a good train system, but for a cost. I realized that it’s cheaper to travel around the city via cab if you’re in a group of four. But then we had to try the efficient train system of the city. We walked a few blocks and reached Four Points by Sheraton along Sukhumvit 15, our home for three days.
|Trying out the efficient train system of Bangkok|
It was a busy day for the hotel; people checking in and out dominated the spacious lobby. We settled on a seating area where the tempting smell of popcorn allured us. We, of course, went to the popcorn maker and a staff immediately assisted us and shoveled four cupfuls of popcorn treats after which, we were assisted at the front desk for the check-in process.
|Spacious hotel lobby|
We made reservations beforehand which made everything flawless. In no time, we were assisted to our designated rooms. We booked two Comfort rooms (check room types and rates here); one with a king-size bed and the other with two queen-size beds.
|One of the seating areas|
We first checked out my cousins’ room. We went inside and were completely blown away with the huge room (you can actually play hopscotch inside). There’s an LCD TV, DVD player, Four Points Four Comfort Bed ™ (two queen-size), working desk, in-room coffee and tea-making facilities, room safe, complimentary bottled water and a mini bar.
|Comfort room | Two queen-size beds|
And then the en suite toilet and bathroom. I couldn’t help myself but just admire the lovely bathroom which has its own bath tub (I actually used it), separate shower area and toiletries which are all provided for. The bathroom has a sliding window that opens up to the room. It just feels so nice to have this open feel to it (especially if you’re on a honeymoon).
Moving on, we checked out our room next. We also had the same room type (Comfort room) but with just one huge king-size bed. It has all the same amenities and features but was more compact than the other room. The nice touch of turquoise made the room very charming (I adore blue).
|Comfort room | One king-size bed|
I immediately went to the bathroom and tried opening the sliding window which revealed the nice view of the room. And then the bubble bath.
|I actually used the bath tub|
I wasted almost an hour or so just soaking myself into the tub. It was actually my first time to try out a bath tub in a hotel. Usually, I don’t have much time to spare. It was relaxing and soothing. I might do this often during hotel stays.
We checked out the other areas inside the hotel afterwards; the Business Center, Beer Vault, a cool meeting and event room and the swimming pool at the roof deck.
|Business Center on far left|
|Beer Vault Bar|
The group decided to ditch whatever plans we had for that day and just spent the afternoon lounging on the pool area.
|The pool on the roof deck|
|Our playground on our first day|
We dozed off immediately after the tiring day. The comfy bed and fluffy pillows should be blamed. We woke up feeling energized and were all ready for the day’s activities.
We headed to The Eatery after we got up where the complimentary buffet breakfast was served (6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. on weekdays | 6:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on weekends). Asian and Continental dishes were served to our heart’s desire into this cool and funky restaurant. The use of orange and red as accent colors to the walls and comfy chairs added a vibrant feel to it.
I had waffles, bacons and egg with some hot noodle soup. The rest of the group abused the tart and Panini station (which are quite unique in breakfast buffet spreads). It was the perfect jumpstart for the day.
We made Four Points Hotel by Sheraton our home for three days in Bangkok and we were all pleased with the lovely staff. Although the Wi-Fi connection has a standard fee, it surely is reliable and fast – yes, we were working while on this trip.
Four Points by Sheraton Bangkok, Sukhumvit 15 (book online)
Sukhumvit Soi 15, Bangkok, Thailand
Contact Numbers: (+66) 2.309.3000
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org