[Hotel Review]- Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok, Thailand

We were recently in Bangkok, Thailand for 4 days 3 nights and our accommodation was the Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok. We personally chose to stay at the Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok because of its closed proximity to shopping malls such as CentralWorld and Platinum Fashion Mall; moreover, the hotel is about 30 minutes away from Suvarnabhumi Airport via the Airport Rail Link, which has its Ratchaprarop Station located within a 10 minutes walking distance of the hotel.

The hotel has an entrance lobby on the ground floor to the rear of the Watergate Pavillion Shopping and Leisure Complex, which can be accessed either via the complex or by the access driveway alongside the building.

The reception desk is on the 9th floor and can be accessed by the lift from the entrance lobby.

Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok features 281 rooms and suites that will appeal to all travellers; whether single travellers, groups of friends travelling together, families, or couples.

The interior décor of the rooms is characterised by a light and airy contemporary design, with an ambience that reflects Pratunam‘s reputation for fashion. The accommodation options offer a variety of configurations, from two double beds best suited for families, a king bed for couples, to bunk beds in a separate area for the younger ones.

Each room and suite offers individually controlled air-conditioning, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, satellite TV, hairdryer, workstation, IDD telephone line, and complimentary wireless internet access.

We stayed in the Deluxe One Bedroom Suite and it was a really comfortable experience. We were actually quite impressed with the fact that there’s a turn-down service and guests had the freedom to choose the kind of pillows they want.

Here are some details of the rooms that are available at Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok

Superior Rooms

Superior Rooms offer 26 metres of living space and these well-appointed rooms combine a bright and modern décor with the option of either a king bed or two double beds, and can comfortably sleep up to two adults and one child.

Superior Family Rooms

Superior Family Rooms provide two double beds and can accommodate up to two adults and two children. Furnished in a bright décor, each room offers 26 square metres of living space. Several Superior Family Rooms connect to Deluxe King rooms via an interconnecting door.

Deluxe Rooms

Offering a choice of either a king-size bed or twin beds, the Deluxe Room can sleep up to two adults and one child. The room size is a minimum 26 square metres and the interior décor is distinctively modern.

Deluxe Family Residence

Deluxe Family Residence Master Bedroom

Each Deluxe Family Residence can accommodate up to two adults and three children. The Deluxe Family Residence comes with a master bedroom and bunk beds that are situated in a separate children’s area; thus ensuring privacy for all.

Bunk Beds Situated In An Separate Children’s Area

The living space is a comfortable 34 square meters including a bathroom equipped with a bathtub. Additional in-room amenities include a DVD player.

Deluxe One Bedroom Suite

Deluxe One Bedroom Suite Master Bedroom

With a living space of 39 square metres and offering a king bed and a sofa bed, each Deluxe One Bedroom Suite comfortably sleeps up to three adults or two adults and two children.

Deluxe One Bedroom Suite Living Room

Sleek and modern in design, the Deluxe One Bedroom Suite has a spacious bathroom with a bathtub. Additional in-room amenities include DVD player, iron with iron board, and a hair-dryer.

Metro Suite

With 107 square metres, the Metro Suite comes with a terrace, an airy living room, and a bathroom with bathtub.

Metro Suite Terrace

Metro Suite Living Room

Metro Suite Bathroom

Metro Suite Master Bedroom

The Metro Suite can accommodate up to three adults or two adults and two children, with a king-sized bed complemented by an extra bed. This contemporary designed suite has additional in-room amenities such as DVD player, iron with iron board, and a hair-dryer.

At Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok, you will never go hungry or thirsty. Apart from the in-room dining that is available in all rooms and suites 24 hours a day, there’s also a wide variety of food & beverage outlets and we’re pretty sure you will be delighted with the myriad of food and beverage choices that are available.

Café 9

Café 9 is an all-day restaurant, located on the 9th floor of the hotel, and designed with a light décor and spacious ambience.

The restaurant offers indoor seating and has an outdoor seating area next to the Moom Sabai water feature.

Café 9 Outdoor Seating Area

Café 9 serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets, and an a la carte menu that lists both international and Thai dishes.


Located adjacent to the reception area on the 9th floor, and with the restful water feature of Moom Sabai on the other side of the glass wall, Infuze is an ideal rendezvous point and as a place to sit and relax with some tea, coffee, cocktails, and snacks.

Lounge for Guests of Infuze

Chilli Hip

Set on the hotel’s rooftop and with innovative lighting and dramatic city vistas, Chilli Hip is a fashionable venue that serves creative Thai and Asian Cuisines.

Most of the tables at Chilli Hip are al fresco but there is a small private room enclosed with glass walls available for private functions.

If you are planning to have dinner at Chilli Hip, here are some dishes that we strongly recommend!

Fried Tiger Prawns Stuffed with Spicy Minced Pork, Served with Chilli Sauce

Seafood Stew With Crispy Noodles

Steamed Seabass Fillet with Coconut Broth

The Chilli Dome


The WALK is a rooftop lounge set slightly above Chilli Hip.

A trendy place with exciting drinks and designer snacks, the WALK features music from a resident DJ together with an interactive video wall and stunning views of Bangkok by night. Seating is alfresco.

Here are some really unique Thai-inspired drinks that we had at WALK.

Red Chill

The cocktail is made up of Vodka, Cointreau, fresh watermelon, fresh pineapple, lemon juice, and honey syrup.

Tom Khar Martini

The cocktail is made up of white rum, Malibu, fresh galangal, and coconut cream.

And should you feel sinful after all the eating and drinking, Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok has a Fitness Centre where you can sweat it out!

The fitness centre has supervised programmes and offers assistance from qualified supervisors utilising the most up-to-date equipment.

If you muscles are aching after long hours of shopping, why not pop by Cense by Spa Cenvaree?

An urban retreat offering a choice of therapeutic treatments and massage, Cense by Spa Cenvaree has treatment suites for singles and couples.

There’s also a jacuzzi and sauna at Cense by Spa Cenvaree and after your therapeutic treatments and massage, you can have a good relaxing shower with the shower facilities that are provided.

What We Really Think Of Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok

Having stayed in a couple of upscale hotels, we are very sure that Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok won’t disappoint the seasoned travellers. A 4-star hotel with 5 stars service, staying at Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok is really value for money. With so much facilities to offer and coupled together with the warmth hospitality from the hotel staff and the closed proximity to shopping malls and the Suvarnabhumi Airport, we highly recommend that you choose Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok as your accommodation the next time you plan a trip to Bangkok, Thailand.

Before we end off this posting, here’s a tip for you if you would like to get the best room rate for Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok; instead of booking the rooms through Agoda or any other online agents, it is best for you to book directly from Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel Bangkok. Bookings can be made -> here

Finally we would like to extend our gratitude to the wonderful hotel staffs of Centara Watergate Pavillion Hotel for hosting us and for making our stay at Bangkok, Thailand a really pleasant one.

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