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    Have stayed here the last three nights.

    The good:

    Great sized rooms with excellent views (I am on the 59th floor.)
    Service is very impressive and the English level of the staff is very good.
    The free breakfast is simply amazing. This morning I had 5 different cheeses and crackers, sushi, eggs benedict, smoked chicken, Bacon, fruit, salmon and some potato bake and that was only about 15% of the dishes on offer. They even toast your bread in a wood fired oven for you!

    The bad:

    You cannot open your balcony door due to 'building regulations and security reasons' which really stuffs up the great view on offer.
    The 'extras' are so damn expensive. The cheapest thing on the room service menu is Garlic soup for 420 baht.
    The mini bar for example has one can of Asashi beer for 250 baht and a Allain Millat Fruit Juice at 390 baht. Fancy a coke? 90 baht thank you very much.

    The ugly:

    Nothing. I have never seem so many stunning women in the one location, whether that be the staff, guests or visitors.

    If you can get a good price online then it is worth a look.

    can't seem to edit my OP so will have to post the pics here.





















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    Stayed last year there...2 nights.Found the brekfasts wonderful!...........as for the rest sadly bloody awful.
    The first room we had was so noisy with an air con machine outside that we couldn't hear each other. Asked for a room change which was done with a very surly attitude and no apoligies.
    Went to the resturamt on the top floor to see the view and asked to leave as the 8 year old son was wearing strap sandals must have proper shoes. Again surly staff. R
    Returned and went to look at the view and told no photos allowed from the deck.In fact one staff member wanted to take my eldest son's camera while we looked outside.Son refused and again the surly attitude. His camrea and gear worth some thousands$.
    Went back inside, and son wanted a photo of all of us in the lobby of the deck. Checked , told OK then a staff member came across " No photos, no photos" told him we were inside, not outside and had the OK. Kept in my son's face shouting read " Read sign" We turned around and walked out.
    Every time we used the lift the 3 staff bowed and waied as if we were the only guests. Novel the first time, but terrible when done several times a day.
    Have stayed at 5 star hotels else where but found this place just tooooo over the top.
    HAWKEYE

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    Hi Hawkeye, totally agree with you regarding the 3 staff waiing you upon exiting the lift - rather interesting!

    never went up to the restaurant due to having a 2 and a 3 year old by myself so cannot comment on that.

    As for the air cons - mine is perfect. As I type the kids are asleep and it is totally quiet.

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    What did you pay?

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    Memock. the view is really great from that top resturant especially if a clear night, try and see it
    Enjoy brekfast tomorrow morning.
    Cheers
    HAWKEYE

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    Quote Originally Posted by MeMock
    The mini bar for example has one can of Asashi beer for 250 baht and a Allain Millat Fruit Juice at 390 baht. Fancy a coke? 90 baht thank you very much.
    Do what Thai's do, scoff the lot then fill it up from 7-11 replacing any tags before the filler up comes round next day.

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    They are all specially marked cans so replacing is not an option.

    JJ I am paying 3,600 a night.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MeMock
    JJ I am paying 3,600 a night.
    Doesn't sound too bad for something special. Would you recommend it for a 'treat"?

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    Thanks mate. I think we'll investigate further. Enjoy yourselves.

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    Have just got back from the buffet. French Bread with real cheese and smoked ham to start. Then I had some indian type of mush with roti bread. Very nice. Then onto the bacon, about 8 or so rashers. Then it was time for some sushi. Then more cheese. Then the Terriyaki salmon but that was a little on the dry side. The highlight though was the eggs benedict which had salmon instead of the usual bacon. Delish! Washed down with a few glasses of water and OJ.

    The kids had cereal, bacon and sweet corn.

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    Yes but the mystery is you may not get lebau right ??

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    I had no idea when I booked (was hoping for the shangralia) but they give enough location hints to have a good guess. Of course now that I have booked I know which one it is an already a friend visiting from home has booked and will check in shortly.

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    An update on the hotel:

    Just took the kids for a swim, not really little kid friendly. The gym looks impressive and with just one towel I swear I could hoisted it on a boat and sailed to Australia.

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    Steal the towel....I do

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    No towel. I do though have a bag full of BVLGARI perfumes and creams to take home to the wife as well as about 30 sachets of Twining tea!

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    If its not nailed down they want you to take it.

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    You take the soap as as welll.........really cheap bastard

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    Yeah it was the BVLGARI special room package or something. The cleaning lady even asked if I wanted a few extra ones as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MeMock
    The cleaning lady even asked if I wanted a few extra ones as well.
    Maybe she was being sarcastic.

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    Hehe, you might be right!

    Well I need to update it already as my friend checked in this arfo after I had left to the airport and he is on the same floor as me and it seems you are able to have access to the balcony after you sign a release form. I was never offered it I guess becauase of having two kids with me.

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    3,600 sounds like a reasonable price for that kind of hotel.

    Hope next you will be down to Pattaya to test Tony'S tent city for me for a change. I am sure your kids will enjoy some camping.

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    If 7 years of coming to Thailand I have never stayed in that cesspool fabian so hopefully things won't change now!

    I have downloaded some pics and will get them up shortly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Fresh Prince View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by MeMock
    The cleaning lady even asked if I wanted a few extra ones as well.
    Maybe she was being sarcastic.

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    Tent city ??

    Tents in Pattaya ??

    ChokChai farm has a tent stay/farm stay setup, nice tents.....12,000b per night.....I asked if I could pitch my own.....they scoffed

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