Pullman Bangkok Hotel G in Thailand

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by Santorini Dave • Updated: September 12, 2019

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Review of Pullman Bangkok Hotel G in Thailand.

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G – Stylish and modern lifestyle hotel in the heart of Bangkok.

One of Bangkok’s newest five-star hotels offers comfortable rooms with full-length windows and great views of the city. Rooms feature a chic all-white or elegant dark wood decor, king beds, and trendy amenities. With two award-winning restaurants, a modern coffee bar, artisanal bakery, and in-vogue bar on the thirty-seventh floor, there are plenty of options for guests. Located close to the city center, the hotel is just minutes from the sky train station, Patpong night market, several restaurants and bars, and shopping. Excellent service, friendly staff, and unique decor make for an exciting experience.

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G – Location

    (Previously known as the Sofitel Silom Hotel.)

  • Address: 188 Silom Road, Bangrak, 10500 Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Nearest Metro Stations: Chong Nonsi – BTS Skytrain (8-minute walk). Silom – MRT Underground (15-minute walk).
  • Area: Prime location on a busy main road; surrounded by great dining, drinking, and shopping options; close to the expressway; and walkable to the BTS Skytrain and MRT underground stations.
  • How To Get There: Take the Airport Rail Link from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Phaya Thai station, and then take a taxi. However, the most efficient way to reach the hotel is by taking a pre-paid taxi from the airport and using the expressway (35km, 1-hour drive). Metered taxis are also the best option for guests arriving by local flights at the old Don Mueang Airport (26km, 40-minute drive).
  • Handy To: Sri Maha Mariamman Temple (350m, 5-minute walk). King Power MahaNakhon Skywalk (500m, 7-minute walk). Patpong night market (700m, 9-minute walk).

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G – The Basics

  • Ages: Guests tend to be a mix of business travelers, couples on a romantic getaway, and families. All ages are welcome, and cribs are available on request.
  • View: Rooms on higher levels, Executive Club Lounge, Scarlett Wine Bar & Restaurant, as well as Ballroom38 offer panoramic city views.
  • Private Pools/Jacuzzis: Not expected or offered at this modern, city-center hotel.
  • Laundry: Laundry service available.
  • Parking: Free and secure on-site parking.
  • Extras: Executive Club Lounge on the 27th floor for guests in Executive Rooms and Suites. Ballroom38 on the 38th floor for private events and weddings. 11 meeting rooms. Art gallery to promote local artists.
  • Wi-Fi: Free throughout the hotel for all guests.
  • When To Book: Reserve 1-2 months in advance through the year, and 2-3 months in advance for December-January.
  • How To Book: Booking.com will have the best rates.
  • Phone: +66 2352 4000
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: pullmanbangkokhotelg.com

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G – Amenities

  • Pool: Small outdoor pool on the 5th floor with a few sunbeds.
  • Spa: Luxurious Anne Semonin Spa with 12 treatment rooms, offering a wide range of treatments and massages, as well as salon services.
  • Fitness Center: Large, well-equipped EnerGy Fitness gym next to the pool on the 5th floor, with an adjoining aerobics/yoga room.
  • For Disabled Guests: Elevators to every floor, and luggage ramp at the entrance accessible by wheelchairs. No specially-designed rooms for disabled guests.
  • For Families: Extra bed, complimentary cribs, and baby-sitters on hire, but not really designed for families with small children. Special children’s menu at 25 Degrees Burgers, Wine & Liquor Bar.
  • Activities: Travel desk can help arrange tickets and tours within Bangkok and across Thailand.
  • Other Facilities: 12 creative meeting spaces, including 1 ballroom and 4 within an art gallery. Mini-fridge, safe, coffee machine, and electric kettle in all rooms.

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G – Food and Drink

  • Restaurants & Bars: Scarlett Wine Bar & Restaurant – Fantastic setting on the 37th floor, both indoor and outdoor, offering panoramic views of Bangkok. French cuisine, fine-dining, extensive wine and cheese selection, and excellent cocktails. Daily, 5 pm to 1 am, with happy hours till 8 pm. • 25 Degrees Burgers, Wine & Liquor Bar – Offshoot of LA’s famous restaurant, this 24-hour outlet serves arguably the city’s best burgers, along with all-day breakfast, sides, salads, beer, wine, cocktails, and craft beer. Special happy hours on food in the afternoon. • Mistral Restaurant – All-day dining restaurant on the 2nd floor serving international cuisine, with substantial Western and Asian buffets for breakfast and lunch. • Playground Bakery Bangkok – Authentic French bakery items like brioches, croissants, bread, and pastries, along with freshly-brewed coffee make this an ideal space to catch up with friends. • Playground Café – Lobby café serving a good selection of teas, coffee, drinks, and food (from 25 Degrees).
  • Lounge: The exclusive Executive Club Lounge on the 27th floor for guests in the Executive rooms and suites offers the following complimentary amenities: breakfast (6-10.30 am); tea, coffee, and snacks through the day; cocktails and canapés in the evenings; late check-out; and 1-hour access to the Club Lounge boardroom.
  • Breakfast: May be included in some rates while booking. Served in Mistral Restaurant. 6 am to 10.30 am on weekdays, and up to 11 am on weekends.
  • Room Service: 24/7, but with a limited menu after 11 pm.

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G – Rooms

  • Room Types: G Deluxe Room • Premium Deluxe Room • Executive Room • G Club Room • Executive Suite • G Suite • Presidential Suite (1-only)
  • Smoking Rooms: The hotel offers all category rooms except the Presidential Suite for smokers. Floors 17, 18, and 32 are smoking floors. Smoking is also permitted in the outdoor sections of Scarlett and 25 Degrees.
  • Best Room: All rooms come with C.O. Bigelow bathroom amenities, pillow menu, and coffee machines, and the 32 suites are extremely spacious and well-designed. The 1-only Presidential Suite on the 27th floor is the best, and at 199 sqm, features 2 bedrooms with large ensuite bathrooms and a spacious living area. Comes with complimentary breakfast and Executive Club Lounge access.
  • For Families: Each of the 32 suites has a couch that can sleep 1 adult, and an optional extra bed to sleep up to 4.

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G – Local Transport

  • Walking: The hotel is located on the busy Silom road, with an excellent choice of hotels, restaurants, bars, cafés, and shops within walking distance.
  • Metro and Bus: The hotel is walking distance from the Chong Nonsi (600m, 8-minute walk) and Sala Daeng (850m, 11-minute walk) BTS Skytrain stations, as well as the Silom MRT (underground) station (1.2km, 15-minute walk). There are bus stops right next to and opposite the hotel. It’s easy to take a bus in Bangkok if you know the route and stop, but the conductors and drivers don’t speak English.
  • Taxis: Metered taxis are available in plenty, and the hotel staff will easily get you one. Tuktuks also dot the street right outside the hotel, but they do not have meters, so bargain hard. Motorcycle taxis are available at every corner, but again, one needs to bargain hard. Otherwise, one can avail the app-based GrabTaxi, GrabBike, and Pun Pun Bicycle Share easily.

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G – What’s Nearby?

Recommended Nearby Tours

  • Hop-on Hop-off – The popular hop-on hop-off concept has taken off in Bangkok, and tourists can avail bus, tuktuk, and boat options to explore the city.
  • City Tours – Several half and full-day city tours with English-speaking guides can be arranged through the travel desk or online travel agencies.

Best Nearby Restaurants

  • Triple Two Silom – 2 good restobars: Triple Two Restaurant (casual, modern, and elegant dining, popular for its breakfast buffets, seafood, and cocktails) and The Mint (drinks, tapas, and special vegetarian menu with street-side setting). 3-minute walk (200m).
  • Silom Village – Popular restaurant and bar serving authentic and modern Thai cuisine. Happy hours every day; live Thai music and dance on some nights. 6-minute walk (450m).
  • Saravana Bhavan – Located right above a Starbucks outlet. Go here for good value and mouth-watering Indian vegetarian dishes. 8-minute walk (650m).
  • Sunrise Tacos – 1 of several outlets serving delicious Mexican fare and margaritas. 10-minute walk (800m).
  • Beirut – Lip-smacking Lebanese food. Try their shawarmas. 11-minute walk (900m).
  • Several well-known American outlets such as McDonald’s, Burger King, Pizza Hut, and Domino’s are within walking distance, toward Sala Daeng station.
  • Plenty of hawkers on the streets around the hotel selling all kinds of food, from freshly-cut fruits to Thai noodle soups and barbecued meats and fish. Sit on the tiny plastic stools on the sidewalk, or have them pack it for you.

Best Nearby Bars and Breweries

  • Buddy’s Bar & Grill – Just on the corner by the hotel entrance. This tiny open-air pub is popular for its open-air seating, multi-cuisine menu, free Wi-Fi, and cheap drinks. 1-minute walk (30m).
  • Patpong – The twin streets of Patpong are full of bars which are open through the day till late-night. Ladyboys are very persistent in inviting men into the sleazy ones. 9-minute walk (700m).
  • Hooters – This famous American sports bar offers live sports on large TV screens, excellent drinks menu, huge portions of American dishes. Famous for the fun and flirty female servers and its chicken wings. 12-minute walk (850m)

Best Nearby Cafes

    Several small Thai cafes selling coffee, tea, and Thai food in both directions outside the hotel. For strong Western coffee and snacks, head to one of the following:

  • Starbucks – Famous American brand known for its hot and cold coffee, frappes, and snacks. Free Wi-Fi available. 9-minute walk (650m).
  • Au Bon Pain – Excellent coffee, tea, and smoothie menu, along with a nice selection of bagels, croissants, sandwiches, and soups. 15-minute walk (1.2km).

Nearby Shopping & Cool Shops

  • Silom Complex – Large shopping center housing outlets like Mango, several local stalls and shops, cafes, and restaurants. 16-minute walk (1.2km)
  • Boots – Multiple outlets on Silom, including under Sala Daeng BTS station and in Silom Complex. Famous British brand selling beauty, health, and pharmaceutical products. 10-minute walk (800m).
  • MBK – Popular mall selling souvenirs, clothes, accessories, and electronics, as well as fakes. Connected to the BTS National Stadium station. 12-minute drive (2.5km).
  • Several boutiques around the hotel offering custom suits at terrific prices. Measurements and delivery both can be arranged at the hotel.

Nearby Attractions

  • Sri Maha Mariamman Temple – Also known as Wat Khaek, this over 140-year-old Hindu temple is worth a visit. The area around the temple is filled with shops and stalls selling souvenirs, flowers, Indian food, and Indian music and movies. 5-minute walk (350m).
  • King Power MahaNakhon Skywalk – Observation deck on the 78th floor with a glass floor, not for the faint of heart. Indoor observation deck on the 74th floor, and virtual reality paragliding ride on the 1st floor. Look for the tall building with cutting-edge architecture that looks like it was left incomplete. 7-minute walk (500m).
  • Patpong Night Market – Comes alive after sunset. Sleazy in some parts, but plenty to keep everyone interested. Lots of stalls selling souvenirs, clothes, and even copies of branded bags and watches. 9-minute walk (700m).
  • Lumpini Park – Bangkok’s answer to New York city’s Central Park, this 140-acre green lung has something for everyone. From boating to yoga classes, picnic spots, jogging and cycling tracks, food stalls, and weekend food markets. 18-minute walk (1.4km).

Nearby Markets or Grocery Stores

  • Silom Vegetable Market – An entire lane (Soi 20) of stalls and shops selling food, fruits, flowers, and vegetables. A lot of fun to walk through. 4-minute walk (350m).
  • Several 7-Eleven and Family Mart outlets every 2 minutes on both sides of the hotel.

Pullman Bangkok Hotel G – The Hotel

The hotel is located on Silom road.

The hotel is prominently located on Silom road, about a kilometer from the expressway exit.

The lobby and reception have a modern, minimalist vibe.

The modern lobby and reception staffed by the smartly-dressed executives set the vibe for the rest of the hotel.

Guests can enjoy drinks, coffee, and snacks at the Playground Bar.

The Playground Bar in the lobby serves great coffee, alcoholic beverages, and light bites from 25 Degrees next door.

The lobby has 3 swings for guests to relax on.

The lobby has an interesting décor, and 3 swinging seats which are extremely popular round the clock.

The white minimalist decor of the G Deluxe rooms is very appealing.

The G Deluxe Rooms are pure white, trendy, chic, and modern. All rooms feature king beds and full-length windows. (This room was decorated to surprise a guest on their birthday.)

The room has a mini-bar, hot water kettle, and coffee machine.

Each room comes with a mini-bar, coffee machine, and hot water kettle.

The black and white bathrooms have a bathtub and separate rain shower.

The white theme is duplicated in the bathroom, which features a bathtub and separate glass shower area.

The city views from the room are expansive.

The G Deluxe Rooms are located on higher floors and offer excellent views of the neighborhood.

Executive rooms feature a dark, wooden decor.

Executive Rooms are similar to Deluxe G Rooms, but have a dark, wooden décor, and complimentary access to the Executive Lounge.

Executive rooms have marble bathrooms with a bathtub.

The marble bathrooms come with bathtubs and separate shower areas.

The G Suites have huge living areas.

The fantastic G Suites have separate living rooms with large, comfortable sofas.

Suites come with a full-fledged bar area.

There is a nice bar area on one side. The suites are decorated with lots of interesting memorabilia.

The suites also have a small dining area.

In another corner is a small dining area with a huge painting.

The bedrooms are white and feature king beds.

The bedrooms are white and feature king beds and full-length windows.

The ensuite bathroom has a bathtub.

The ensuite bathroom has a bathtub and separate shower area.

The pool is small compared to the number of guests.

The small pool is located on the 5th floor, and is good enough to cool off in the heat.

The pool deck has several sunbeds.

Several sunbeds are located on the pool deck.

The pool bar serves drinks, salads, and snacks.

The pool bar serves the pool area from a menu of drinks, salads, and light snacks.

The gym is fairly large and well-equipped.

The EnerGy gym overlooks the pool and is fairly large and well-equipped with modern machines.

The adjoining room has weights and medicine balls.

A separate room has weights and fitness balls, and can also be used for yoga or aerobics.

The spa is managed by a French company.

The Anne Semonin Spa on the 4th floor is opulent and offers several treatments, massages, and salon services.

The spa is very opulent.

The design and décor of the spa is very indulgent.

Gallery36 on the 36th floor is also an art gallery.

Pullman G is known for its bespoke meeting rooms. The Gallery 36 on the 36th floor is a New York-style meeting area with 4 rooms, and an art gallery that features works of local artists for free.

25 Degrees serves excellent burgers and is open 24/7.

25 Degrees is open 24/7 and serves excellent burgers and American fare. It’s located right by the hotel entrance, and has a small outdoor section where smoking is permitted.

The interior of the restaurant has an American vibe.

The interior of the restaurant is chic American and very cozy.

Scarlett is located on the 37th floor and serves French cuisine.

Scarlett is the hotel’s signature fine-dine restaurant on the 37th floor, open only in the evenings, and specializing in French cuisine.

The outdoor area of Scarlett offers fantastic views of the city.

The outdoor area of the restaurant is extremely popular, and offers fantastic views of the city.

Scarlett has a menu of over 250 global wines.

The restaurant has a collection of over 250 wines from around the world.

It also serves a French cheese board.

It even has a cheese bar. Most of its cheese is imported from France.

Mistral restaurant serves buffet breakfasts and a la carte all day.

Mistral Restaurant on the 2nd floor offers contemporary, all-day dining. Breakfast and lunch buffets with several live counters.

The restaurant is big and has plenty of seating.

The restaurant has plenty of tables and good views of the neighborhood.

There is a foodball table on the first floor.

The Playground Bakery on the 1st floor is a pleasant place to meet friends, and even features a foosball table.

Playground Bakery serves great bread, sandwiches, pastries, and coffee.

The bakery serves artisanal breads, pastries, and sandwiches, and of course, freshly-brewed coffee.

Sri Maha Mariamman Temple is 140 years old and definitely worth a visit.

The century-old Sri Maha Mariamman Temple and the area around it is definitely worth a visit.

There are several 7-Eleven outlets in the neighborhood.

There are multiple 7-Eleven outlets all around the hotel.

Buddy’s Bar & Grill is popular through the day.

Buddy’s Bar & Grill next to the hotel is very popular for its open-air setting, cheap mennu, and free Wi-Fi.

The Mint serves great tapas and vegetarian fare.

The Mint at Triple Two hotel offers open-air seating, drinks, tapas, and a special vegetarian menu.

Silom Village is the place to go to for authentic Thai food.

Silom Village is popular for its authentic Thai menu, happy hours, and live dance and music.

Saravana Bhavan serves delicious, vegetarian Indian food.

Saravana Bhavan serves delicious Indian food, but South Indian fare is their specialty. Don’t miss the filter coffee.

The ever-popular Starbucks is located under Saravana Bhavan.

A large Starbucks outlet is located just under Saravana Bhavan.

There are several street vendors selling food and drinks in the neighborhood.

Street vendors on both sides of the hotel sell everything from noodle soups to barbecued meats, juices, and fruits.

Street vendors also sell a lot of souvenirs.

A lot of the vendors also sell a variety of souvenirs.

This massage parlor is very popular and value for money.

This massage parlor at the junction near the BTS station is always crowded, especially at night. Value for money Thai foot massages.

SuperRich is an excellent option to exchange money safely.

Right opposite the massage parlor is a SuperRich outlet. SuperRich offers possibly the best exchange rates in Bangkok.

The BTS skytrain station is within walking distance of the hotel.

The BTS Skytrain and the underground MRT are the most efficient options to commute in Bangkok.

Bangkok's taxis are multi-colored and metered.

Multicolored metered taxis can be found all over the city, and are a popular and cool way to travel.

Tuktuks are fun but bargain hard.

While a lot of fun, tuktuks do not have meters, so bargain hard.

Motorcycle taxis are a quick way to get around Bangkok.

Motorcycle taxi riders wear orange jackets. Also fun, but can be dangerous in Bangkok’s maniacal traffic.

The bus stop is right outside the hotel.

Red and green public buses ply all over the city. The bus stop is right outside the hotel.

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