Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok

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The Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok is a luxury wellness hotel on Witthayu Road, Bangkok, Thailand.

Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok
Nai Lert Park - panoramio.jpg
The hotel in 2007, when it was branded as a Raffles International Hotel.
Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok is located in Bangkok
Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok
General information
Location2/14 Wireless Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok, Thailand
Coordinates13°44′51″N 100°32′50″E / 13.74750°N 100.54722°E / 13.74750; 100.54722Coordinates: 13°44′51″N 100°32′50″E / 13.74750°N 100.54722°E / 13.74750; 100.54722
Completed1984
OwnerBangkok Dusit Medical Services

HistoryEdit

The hotel was built by Thai developer Lursakdi Sampatisiri in 1984 as the Hilton International Bangkok at Nai Lert Park, managed by Hilton International.[1][2] On June 13, 2003[3] the Sampatisiri family signed Raffles International Hotels to manage the hotel[4] in their Swissôtel division, and on January 1, 2004[5] it was renamed first[6] Nai Lert Park Bangkok, a Raffles International Hotel[7] and then later Swissôtel Nai Lert Park Bangkok. It contained 338 rooms. Lonely Planet said of the hotel, "a mishmash of bygone styles, the Nai Lert is a bit disappointing in the cramped rooms, but glorious underneath a shady tree in its private garden-park."[8] The hotel was awarded Thailand’s Leading Business Hotel by the World Travel Awards Asia in 2008. The hotel restaurant Ma Maison was named Best Restaurant by Thailand Tatler’s Best Restaurants. On June 3, 2009, American actor David Carradine was found dead of autoerotic asphyxiation.[9] in the wardrobe of his room in the hotel. The hotel was sold to Bangkok Dusit Medical Services in 2016[10] and closed on December 31, 2016[11] for conversion to a branch of Bangkok Hospital.[12] However it was announced in August 2018 that BDMS would partner with Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts and they reopened the property as a "holistic services medical centre" resort hotel in 2019, the Mövenpick BDMS Wellness Resort Bangkok .[13]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Thailand. Samnakngān Khana Kammakān Songsœ̄m Kānlongthun (1989). Thailand investment: Directory of BOI promoted companies. Office of the Board of Investment, Royal Thai Government. p. 405. Retrieved 3 June 2011.
  2. ^ Agar, Charles (24 April 2006). Frommer's Thailand. Frommer's. p. 111. ISBN 978-0-471-78470-8. Retrieved 3 June 2011.
  3. ^ https://www.hotelbusiness.com/raffles-supplants-hilton-group-as-bangkok-hotel-manager/
  4. ^ http://www.hotel-online.com/News/PR2003_2nd/Jun03_HiltonBangkok.html
  5. ^ http://www.hotel-online.com/News/PR2003_4th/Dec03_NaiLertPark.html
  6. ^ http://www.4hoteliers.com/news/story/1113
  7. ^ http://www.hotel-online.com/News/PR2003_2nd/Jun03_HiltonBangkok.html
  8. ^ Burke, Andrew (1 August 2008). Thailand's islands & beaches. Lonely Planet. p. 95. ISBN 978-1-74104-776-9. Retrieved 3 June 2011.
  9. ^ http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/story?id=7989893&page=1
  10. ^ http://www.hotelmanagement.net/transactions/bangkok-s-swissotel-nai-lert-park-sold-to-become-medical-center
  11. ^ https://coconuts.co/bangkok/news/swissotel-nai-lert-park-bangkok-closes-their-doors-new-years-eve/
  12. ^ http://m.bangkokpost.com/business/news/1097852/bangkok-hospital-buys-nai-lert-park-hotel
  13. ^ https://www.ttgasia.com/2018/08/24/bangkoks-nai-lert-park-hotel-to-revitalise-as-a-movenpick-wellness-resort/

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