Best Western International announced plans to open its first hotel in North Bangkok. Scheduled to open in the fourth quarter of 2015, the new Best Western Plus Wanda Grand Hotel will be located close to business, leisure and MICE (Meeting, Incentive, Conference and Exhibition) destinations including the Central Chaeng Wattana shopping mall, IMPACT Mueang Thong Thani exhibition center, Thai government complex at Chaeng Wattana and the World Medical Center.
Best Western Plus Wanda Grand Hotel will have 183 rooms and suites. Amenities in the rooms will include flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, mini-bars and complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity. The hotel will also have a restaurant, lobby lounge, swimming pool and fitness center.
For events, Best Western Plus Wanda Grand Hotel will have eight function rooms, including a 10,900-square-foot banqueting hall.
With the addition of the Best Western Plus Wanda Grand Hotel, Best Western has seven hotels in Bangkok, covering three of its brands: Best Western, Best Western Plus and Best Western Premier.
Best Western Asia first launched in Bangkok in 2001 and now covers 15 countries in the region, with more than 100 hotels either operating or in the pipeline.