Luxurious bespoke experience right by the Chao Phraya River.
The iconic Riva Arun Bangkok boutique hotel, known for its amazing sweeping views of the Chao Phraya and luxury infinite, has just been added to the ‘The SilverNeedle Collection,’ a boutique collection of luxury handpicked properties by Singaporean hotel management powerhouse SilverNeedle Hospitality.
Located in the pristine Rattankosin Island – the historic heart of Bangkok – Riva Arun is nestled in a captivating neighbourhood of traditional houses, shops and warehouses tastefully converted into stylish cafes and galleries, keeping the Thai experience a mere step out of the edifice. Furthermore, staying true to the locale, the architecture and interior design of SilverNeedle’s latest gem reflect local influences with a contemporary twist – as evident in the hotel through carved wooden interiors and ornate ironwork.
The boutique hotel hosts 25 rooms for guests that range in size from comfortable studios to spacious suites with Jacuzzi – each with panoramic views of either the old city of Bangkok or the Chao Phraya River. In case the abundant of food options right by the hotel’s doorstep do not catch your eye, the aptly-named rooftop restaurant ‘Above Riva’ serves an extensive Thai menu comprising an infusion of local flavours, market-fresh ingredients and a variety of creative influences handpicked from across the globe. Riverside dining will also be offered soon at the Riva Café – the combination of a stunning private pier, café and an open-air bar.
Francis Zimmerman, Managing Director of SilverNeedle Hospitality, Southeast Asia, says: “Thailand is a primary growth country for SilverNeedle Hospitality and Bangkok is a continuously growing destination for international tourists. We’re delighted to apply the SilverNeedle management expertise to Riva Arun and welcome guests to this one-of-a-kind property – Riva Arun offers business and leisure travellers a unique, refined and authentic Thai experience.”
Riva Arun’s location is strategic not only because of its actuality right by the iconic Thai river, but also due to its proximity to some of Bangkok’s most treasured sites such as Wat Pho, the temple of the reclining Buddha; Wat Arun, temple of dawn; the Museum of Siam; and the Grand Palace.
Adding to the location factor is its neighbouring property Riva Surya, also a SilverNeedle Collection hotel. Boasting 68 beautifully-designed room, the sister hotel features elegant dining options, a riverside swimming pool and multiple leisure facilities, all conveniently accessible by boat and exclusively available for guests of Riva Arun.
For more information or to make a booking, please visit www.snhotels.com/snc/rivaarun/.
RIVA ARUN BANGKOK
392/25-26 Maharaj Road
Phra Nakhon Bangkok 10200
Tel: +66 (0) 2221 1188