As a lifestyle hotel, you’ve got to constantly be updating, reinventing yourself, and keeping up with progress, and with that in mind, The Continent Hotel, Bangkok by Compass Hospitality has some nifty changes as of late. Here are some of the innovative happenings taking place these days at Bangkok’s ‘height of luxury’ directly at Asok.
New Sky Club Concierge Desk in the Lobby
The Continent has always prided itself on doing things for its Sky Club Guests and Exclusive card members. Today, this has improved even further with the hotel’s new Sky Desk, a dedicated concierge and reception located in the hotel lobby for guests to check in at. Guests will be welcomed with a Cosmo (A Cosmopolitan made with Skyy vodka) or a Mockmo if they prefer, and in addition to checking in, guests will be able to make priority-dining bookings for The Continent’s select award-winning sky dining restaurants located up on the 35th and 39th floors.
Axis & Spin Lounge Turns into a Co-Working Space During the Day
The Continent has several novel changes afoot for its upper floor food and beverage destinations and venues as well, starting with Axis & Spin, the sky lounge and bar located up on the 38th floor. From 5-7 each evening, Sky Club guests get preferred seating here, with inclusive signature cocktails, fine wines, beers, and soft drinks served with snacks as part of their exclusive treatment. The bar also serves as Sky guests’ personal breakfast space, with a cold spread Continental breakfast served each morning.
The latest addition to Axis & Spin sees it also being turned into a co-working space every day from 10am-4pm. Set in the heart of the city high above the crowds, this is an excellent getaway where one can settle in to a comfy table, fast Wi-Fi, and the perfect spot to let one’s inner digital nomad come out.
Bangkok Heightz Modern Thai Restaurant is also a Cool Rooftop Co-Working Space
Up on the 39th floor, Bangkok Heightz, a smart casual and authentic modern Thai restaurant and bar, is also serving as an all day co-working space, combining its excellent Wi-Fi with unbeatable views of the city from 8am-5pm. After this, come in for the fine Thai cuisine made with premium ingredients, and watch the restaurant goes from a dinner venue to a suave city-view lounge as the evening passes by. On weekends, Bangkok Heightz features live DJ’s spinning tunes, making it the hippest and hottest spot to be at on Sukhumvit.
Medinii: Italian Restaurant Continues High-Value Buffets for Lunch, Opens Up Brunches for the Entire Weekend, and Focuses on Great Value free flow Dining for Dinner.
The Continent Hotel, Bangkok’s other Sky Dining venue is Medinii, an authentic Italian restaurant set up on the 35th floor of the hotel. Winner of the 2016 World Luxury Restaurant Awards for the Best Italian Cuisine in Asia, Medinii continues to be a top high value choice, serving an extensive weekday international lunch buffet at THB 499++.
Sunday Brunch, priced at THB 599++ is now being extended throughout the entire weekend, served both on Saturdays and Sundays.
Dinner at Medinii is priced at THB 999++ and includes an array of dishes, starting with an appetizer or soup of the day, followed by free flow pizza and pasta, a choice of signature main courses, and dessert. This value offer is particularly enticing as free flow wine, beer, and cocktails are also included in the deal.
H2O Pool Bar Offers “Happy Hours on Demand”
The ocean-themed H2O Pool Bar, which is set next to the hotel’s infinity-edge swimming pool located up on the 37th floor, also has a new twist. For every drink you buy between 11am and 8pm, you get a second one free! Additionally, “Bevy” packages are available, which include free flow beer for 2 hours at THB 599 net or free flow wine at THB 999 net.
Private Dining and Private Party Venues with Scenic Views of the Bangkok Skyline
With several scenic lookouts to choose from on the top floors of the hotel, both the chefs and mixologists of The Continent Hotel, Bangkok cater intimate dinners for two in exclusive and exquisite spots in the hotel. The private dining experience includes crafted tasting menus, personal butler service, and welcome champagne, all set in a most intimate environment.
The experience is served up at THB 6999 per person and includes free corkage for those residents who want to bring along their own wines. Private Dining currently features a special promotion in which all bookings through September 30, 2017 will be discounted 50%. There are three separate private dining venues on Floors 35, 36, and 37 to choose from, as well as the option of alfresco dinner on the pool and the semi-covered pool patio.
All of these private dining venues are also available for group parties. Costs per person range between THB 1499 and 2199, depending on dining and drinking selections.
Performing Arts Every Monday at the Front Entrance of the Hotel:
Another new and rejuvenating addition to The Continent is the arrival of De-Stress Mondays, with live performances that aim to take the edge off of heading back to work after the weekend. Bringing the hotel that much closer to the center of Asok, The Continent Stage will set up out at the hotel entrance, with a live performances offered each Monday from 5:30-7:30. PM From modern DJ’s and bands to classical Thai dance and traditional performance, expect a heavy dose of entertainment, all of which will be enhanced by, lucky draws, and more. You’ll even be able to look for stilt walkers and transformers towering over the crowd, serving as height ambassadors letting the crowd know just how tall The Continent is, towering above the happening Asok Intersection.
Finally, The Continent by Compass Hospitality is proud to offer up an array of new travel programs and benefits. The first gives beneficial and high value perks for small and medium enterprises, meaning discounts off the best available rates for hotel stays, dining, and more if you qualify as a small or medium enterprise.
Discounts will also be offered to the Bleisure travel market. Those combining business and pleasure will be able to take advantage of 10% discounts on all Executive, Continent, and Suite rooms, located on the upper floors of the hotel. Additionally, there will be a 20% discount on vans for airport pickup and drop-off, as well as preferred rates around town at select museums and galleries such as Bangkok’s 3D Art in Paradise Museum. The Continent is also partnering with local experience operators like Expique, Local Alike and Bangkok Nightlife Tours to provide authentic community based tours of the real Bangkok, giving guests a genuine slice of Thai life.
As Bangkok’s premier lifestyle hotel, we keep up with the times and trends, preferably staying one step ahead as well. The Continent by Compass Hospitality knows it’s the only way to ensure guest satisfaction and customer loyalty, plus give some fun flair to the industry. Look for these new twists and turns to become a defining feature of the hotel.
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