Zenith Sukhumwit Hotel Bangkok
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We were dropped off predictably late in Bangkok as we had to wait an infuriating two hours near the border for the driver to CLEAN his bus. When we arrived the White Knight was stood outside the Zenith hotel to greet his beloved daughter and her travelling companion, punctual as ever. He had kindly booked us into a hotel across the road which we …
... kind of like the Benidorm of Thailand ... very touristy, busy and lots of people trying to sell you things. Its a street of bars, restaurants and stalls but very interesting to see.
After heading back to the hostel i planned on going straught to bed as the jetlag was kicking in. However i got chatting to some lads in reeption... next minute im drinking Chang beer (i dont even like beer!) playing drinking games! Then we head out, instead of going ...
... a million times but the majority of the time it just felt like I was being pounded into the floor, not as relaxing as I thought it was gonna be! The head and neck message was however heaven. Afterwards they even gave us free tea (not real tea, it was yellow and smelt like biscuits) however the whole thing cost £4 so can't complain! After that we got lunch and headed back to the hotel, this is when ...
... that seemingly had no exits. The second we entered the grounds a bird shat all over Ferg, which was both unfortunate and hilarious. A passer by tried to tell him that this was an omen of good luck – Ferg failed to see how.
The palace itself was unbelievably grandiose, full of gold and jewels and general wealth. One wonders how this money may otherwise have been used when you witness such poverty outside the confines of the palace, but I ...
... to a go to the Night Market. After a few train stops, we were greeted by a scene similar to what we encountered earlier. Vendors lined up under a concrete overpass for blocks and selling the same wares.
Indicating I just wanted to take some meds and crawl into bed for the night, we cut the Night Market short and returned to the condo.
For Thursday, we have the Grand Palace on the radar screen.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking