The Cabochon Hotel: An Old-World Love Story
A highly polished, convex-cut, unfaceted gem is the perfect way to describe this hidden paradise inside the mayhem of Bangkok's metropolis. The owners of The Cabochon Hotel have gone way beyond the norm to bring to you a design that will have you firing up your Instagram accounts and dancing a jig down the halls. From the copper baths, solid original porcelain fittings and gold-rimmed mirrors adorning every bathroom, the beauty and charm simply ooze out of every corner of this boutique hotel.
It is certainly hard to believe that The Cabochon was only built in 2012. The love child of interior designer Eugene Yeh, The Cabochon was created to deliver an experience that you simply can't find anywhere else in Southeast Asia. Located deep inside Sukhumvit Soi 45, the Shanghai inspired, roaring ‘20’s collaboration of vintage flair comprises a perfectly designed floorplan, high ceilings and a jaw-dropping entrance. Created from the ground up and on a location personally chosen by Eugene, The Cabochon is elegantly decorated by a life-long affinity for original and authentic architectural collectables. From comfortable and welcoming lounges with vintage Louis Vuitton luggage pieces resting on them, to the array of classic glassware and vases that perfectly complete the entire experience, bear witness to the pride and creative imagination that encompasses this mesmerising location, and don't be surprised to find a celebrity or two around the next corner.
Amongst four glorious studio rooms and four larger suites awaits a room that will suit your taste and needs. The bed linen is made from a slice of heaven—soft and highly threaded for the ultimate indulgence—as is every piece of towelling in your bathroom. Moreover, due to the misadventures of 2020, The Cabochon has gracefully opened its doors for guests to experience the Executive Residences. This long-term stay option allows you to become a resident of The Cabochon with a choice of one of their four fully serviced and equipped apartments. What better way to be treated like royalty every day of your stay.
If happy hour is more your thing, then you’ll be happy to know that both the lounge and Salon de Thé serve you on an extended basis until late in the evening. To experience the soft and subtle evening breezes, step outside onto the balcony while enjoying a single malt whiskey or spicy, full-bodied, imported wines. When you get hungry, experience more than 100 dishes ranging from Northern Lanna style dishes to Isarn and even Laotian at the Thai Lao Yeh restaurant. The comprehensive menu is guaranteed to include all of your favourites and even a few surprises. The servings are generous and cooked to your liking, spice level and dietary requirements.
The best thing about The Cabochon Hotel is its simplicity through an unseen complication. There is so much work that goes on behind closed doors to ensure that every guest is met with their own personal and memorable experience. The staff is always there to connect you with your every desire, leaving you to fall completely in love with this place.
The Cabochon Hotel
14/29 Sukhumvit 45 Alley
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