Celebrate eight years of Thai heritage with European flair at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok

General Press Releases Tuesday September 4, 2018 15:09
Bangkok--4 Sep--Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is celebrating eight years of providing European luxurious and truly memorable Thai hospitality experiences for local and international guests with a series of exceptional events and promotions throughout the month of September.

On 27 September 2018, Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok celebrates its eighth anniversary of providing unrivalled comfort and luxury to guests with a traditional Thai classical masked dance based upon Ramayana (known as Ramakien Epic).

The classical "Khon" performance was formerly witnessed only at the royal court performed by men in masked and accompanied by narrators and a traditional "Pipphat" ensemble playing classical Thai music on wind and percussion instruments.

Hotel guests and visitors are invited to enjoy the remarkable performance of an episode from Ramayana Epic by members of the Fine Arts Department at the Ministry of Culture. "Khon" performance will take place in the lavish setting of the hotel's spacious lobby on Thursday, 27 September 2018 from 18:00 hrs.

"The hotel opened its door to guests for the first time on 27 September 2010 and this year we are delighted to be celebrating our eighth anniversary. It is another very important year for us. Thailand with its unique culture is incredible and amazing and, because of that, we want to portray Thailand and Thai culture through our celebrations," said hotel General Manager Alex Pichel. "We are thrilled to share these incredible performances with our guests. The traditional Thai classical masked dance and Thai classical music together symbolise the nobility and elegance of Thai culture in the olden days. We truly believe that it will be a mesmerising performance as we begin yet another fascinating year for all of us at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok."

The anniversary celebrations continue for eight days from 27 September to 4 October 2018, at the hotel's lavish lobby, restaurants and spa. The daily festivities include live craftsmanship demonstrations in the lobby where guests and visitors will learn about Thai fruit carving, Thai hand garlands and the traditional lookchoop Thai dessert.

Nightly performances of "Khim," a classical Thai stringed musical instrument take place in the lobby from 17:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs.

Witness these magnificent performances and demonstrations at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok from 27 September to 4 October 2018 from 17:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs. For more information about Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, please call +66 (0) 2 162 9000 or visit: www.kempinski.com/bangkok

Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok's room, spa and culinary highlights include:
Time to be a millionaire and Bangkok's tycoon at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok

From August 2018, Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is bringing back an all-time family favourite board game with added glitz and glamour. "Monopoly – Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok Edition" (licensed by Hasbro) makes its spectacular debut in August 2018 – and all bookings with a minimum of two consecutive nights via the hotel's website receive a complimentary copy of this legendary board game.

"This is a fantastic opportunity to travel back to a time when technology was not dominating face-to-face communications and when quality time with family and friends was spent playing popular board games. We are delighted to be the first hotel in Thailand to introduce a customised version of this world-famous boad gane, " explains Alex Pichel, General Manager of Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok. "We are delighted, at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, to have captured the importance and significance of personal interactions and face-to-face communications between loved ones by introducing our own edition of the fabulous Monopoly board game."

In this special edition, participants strive to become a Bangkok property tycoon by acquiring the city's major landmarks, roads and properties. Potential "purchase" include Thonglor and Sukhumvit roads, Victory Monument, the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), the Grand Palace and premier shopping malls such as Siam Paragon.

This "Monopoly" accommodation package is available from August 2018. For more information, please visit https://www.kempinski.com/en/bangkok/siam-hotel/special-offers/
"Royal Treatment" spa package at Kempinski The Spa
From 1 September 2018, Kempinski The Spa is offering an exclusive package combining a luxury spa treatment with overnight accommodation in the hotel's signature suites.

The "Royal Treatment" package, created to celebrate the hotel's eighth anniversary, provides guests with a five-star spa treatment to match the luxurious accommodation in one of the hotel's signature Duplex Cabanas with direct access to the free-form swimming pool.

The spa package is the perfect indulgence for those wishing to be pampered in a sanctuary that offers total peace and tranquillity – far away from the hustle and bustle of Bangkok city life.

The "Royal Treatment," which last three hours and forty-five minutes, begins with an aromatic hot bath (30 minutes) that enables the guest to relax and unwind. The next stage of the treatment is the Himalayan pink-salt body scrub, lasting for 45 minutes, which is well known for its ability to draw out heavy metals and toxins from the body. This body scrub also helps the skin to remain clean and pure. It removes dead cells and leaves the body feeling smooth and soft.

This is followed by 90 minutes of massage using rose aromatic oil that eliminates muscle pain and generates a feeling of relaxation and well-being.

The final stage of this exclusive "Royal Treatment" is a bespoke 24-carat gold anti-aging sheet mask facial massage (60 minutes) that helps to reduce wrinkles, fine lines and blemishes. It also improves blood circulation and escalates the metabolism of cells to create a healthier skin.

Additional privileges for guests who book this exclusive "Royal Treatment" spa package: "secret gift box" from premium Valmont facial products, valued at THB 30,000,and a complimentary one-night stay in one of the hotel's signature Duplex Cabana inclusive of breakfast for two persons.

The "Royal Treatment" spa and accommodation is priced at THB 88,888, exclusive of a 10% service charge and prevailing government tax, and is available throughout September 2018.
For more information about Kempinski The Spa, please call +66 (0) 2 162 9000 or email: spa.siambangkok@kempinski.com.
The most sophisticated and beautifully crafted "Afternoon Tea Reimagined" is divulged at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok
From 1 September 2018 – Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is unveiling a new-look week-end Afternoon Tea concept as part of the hotel's magnificent eighth anniversary celebrations this September.

The new sophisticated and state-of-the-art "Afternoon Tea Reimagined" expands this popular English tradition by offering a more substantial selection of savoury and sweet items that are served course by course, rather than as a one-time tea set on the table.

"We wanted to upgrade and redefine our afternoon tea experience by adding even more elegance and sophistication. Our new week-end afternoon tea is a beautiful orchestration of five set courses served by our staff," explained Executive Chef Stefan Trepp. "We have given this concept considerable thought and we have taken great care to create a balanced menu that offers variety, value, quality and enjoyment."

"Afternoon Tea Reimagined" crafted by Kempinski is a spectacular culinary journey presented in the elegant setting of the hotel's grand lobby and Hanuman Bar. The five-course afternoon tea consists of canapes, sandwiches, scones, mini eclairs and mignardises. The canapes include rice cracker with marinated duck, massaman peanut butter and sweet Thai garlic; crispy Thai tea roll; and mini honey with lime matcha cone. The finely-cut sandwiches include smoked salmon and crab rillettes with horseradish butter and lemon, pickled cucumber served with blinis and pumpernickel; and BBQ pork steamed bao with cilantro mayo.

The pastries and delicate desserts include freshly baked scones served with raspberry preserves, passion fruit curd and clotted cream; a selection of mini eclairs including passion
fruit and mango eclair; bourbon vanilla and apricot eclair; and white chocolate cherry eclair; whilst the mignardises include marshmallow, pralines and assorted macaroons.

"At Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok we recognise the importance of a well-spent week-end afternoon, especially for those who live and work amid the hustle and bustle of busy Bangkok. There is surely no better way to unwind than by enjoying Afternoon Tea Reimagined in the company of family and friends whilst at the same time sipping a cup of delicious aromatic tea," added Stefan Trepp. "We look forward to welcoming local and international culinary connoisseurs to savour this creative transformation of a fine afternoon tradition."

The new sophisticated and state-of-the-art afternoon tea is Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok's latest beautiful and uplifting crafted gastronomy experience. Guests can enjoy a true performance as one course after another is perfectly orchestrated whilst the harpist is serenading beautifully, adding a graceful atmosphere to a mellow week-end afternoon.

"Afternoon Tea Reimagined" is available every week-end at Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok from Saturday 1 September 2018, served between 14:00 hrs and 17:00 hrs. A harpist will serenade guests with a tranquil background of musical entertainment every week-end afternoon. Priced at THB 999++ per person.

For more information about Hanuman Bar, please call +66 (0) 2 162 9000 or email: hanumanbar.siambangkok@kempinski.com
A "Mesmerising Journey" celebrates Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin's 8 th anniversary

Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin – Award-winning Micheline one-star Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin is celebrating its eighth anniversary with a special set menu that features eight of the most popular dishes served since the restaurant's doors first opened in 2010. The exclusive set dinner will be available from 27 September to 4 October 2018.

"This is an important anniversary for our restaurant and for Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok. Eight is a very auspicious number as it represents 'eternity' and I wanted to showcase our eight best and most popular dishes since we opened in 2010," said Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin Head Chef Chayawee Sutcharitchan. "I am sure that this specially-crafted eight-course set dinner, which we call 'Mesmerising Journey,' will satisfy regular guests and new patrons."

The menu includes laksa-based crab on crab cornetto served with grilled squid and oyster tempura with misomayo-coco; Pad Thai shrimp noodle with tamarind and lemongrass; all-time favourite Maine lobster salad frozen red curry, and foie gras with ginger and plum wine. The set dinner concludes perfectly with Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin's beautiful and delicate "flower shop."

This "Mesmerising Journey," reflecting the very best of Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin's modern and creative Thai cuisine, is available exclusively from 27 September to 4 October 2018 (18:00 hrs. to midnight) and is priced at THB 8,888 net per couple.

Venue: Sra Bua by Kiin Kiin
Time: 18:00 – 24:00 hrs from 27 September to 4 October 2018 (dinner)
Price: THB 8,888 net per couple for eight-course dinner
"The Magnificent Dinner Buffet" at Brasserie Europa

Brasserie Europa – Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok is celebrating its eighth anniversary with special Thai dishes as part of the extensive international dinner buffet at Brasserie Europa. This celebration "Magnificent Thai Dinner Buffet" is available on 27 September to 4 October from 18:30 hrs. to 22:30 hrs. with "Thai food corners" featuring some of the nation's favourite dishes.

These dishes include nam prik (name prik ka-pi, nam prik goong-siab and nam prik noom); miang-kham (betel leaves with roasted coconut, shallot, ginger, garlic, chili and dired shrimps); kanom-jeen station (ferment-noodle with curry and condiments), and khao soi station (egg noodles with chicken in Thai coconut curry and condiments).

Brasserie Europa is also offering Thai "family-style on the table" dining choices which include gai-yang (grilled marinated chicken with sweet and sour sauce); kor-moo-yang (charcoal grilled marinated pork neck served with spicy dipping sauce), and Australian striploin.

Brasserie Europa's renowned á la carte main courses, cooked á la minute and served at each table, include beef massaman (southern Thai braised beef curry with peanuts, potatoes and onions); kai-pla-muek-tod (stir-fried squid roe with cabbage); phad thai (fried flat noodles with prawns, bean sprouts and peanuts), and a special daily pass-around main course dish.

Additional food stations include all-time favourite seafood on-ice with rock lobster, mussels, white prawns and baby scallops; a Thai raw bar with a selection of white shrimps, oysters and salmon, and Som Tam (papaya salad with sticky rice).

Every dinner at Brasserie Europa ends memorably with a marvellous dessert. Highlighted desserts include Thai traditional ice-creams and condiments; nam kang sai (Thai shaved iced served with variety of toppings); roti sai mai (cotton candy wrapped in a sweet roti); tub tim krob (water chestnuts in coconut milk) and assorted Thai sweets.

The exclusive dinner buffet concludes with a complimentary crafted Thai mocktail for every guest to celebrate a truly mesmerising anniversary. On Thursday 27 September (the hotel's eighth anniversary) chefs will also be preparing an additional complimentary surprise for all dinner guests.

"The Magnificent Thai Dinner Buffet" is priced at THB 1,888 ++ per person for adult and THB 900 ++ per child aged from 6 to 12 years. For more information and reservations, please call at +66 (0) 2 162 9000 or email: brasserie.siambangkok@kempinski.com

About Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok: On 27 September 2010, Kempinski Hotels; Europe's oldest luxury hotel group, opened its first property in Thailand's capital city of Bangkok. Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok, the city-resort adjacent to Sra Pathum Palace, located in the heart of Bangkok's premier shopping and entertainment district. The luxury five-star hotel combines Kempinski's trademark of European flair with the traditions of Thai hospitality. Every one of the hotel's 401 guest rooms and suites overlooks the properties surrounding gardens and pools and 21 rooms have direct access to the pool. Thai artistic heritage is a key theme of the Siam Kempinski Hotel. The property displays 4,000 pieces of art, including over 200 original paintings and sculptures by Thai artists commissioned to create art for the property. A new website will soon be launched to showcase the amazing talents of Thai artists. www.kempinski.com/bangkok

About Kempinski: Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe's oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski's rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now manages a portfolio of 74 five-star hotels and residences in 32 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world's largest alliance of independent hotel brands.

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