My Stay At Dusit Thani Hotel

Posted by : foongpc | Friday, December 17, 2010 | Published in

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During my recent trip to Bangkok, I stayed at Dusit Thani Hotel, a 5-star luxury hotel located at Rama IV Road.

I don't normally stay in 5-star hotels when I travel as I prefer to spend my money on sight-seeing and food. I only need the hotel to sleep at night. But it was different this time as the hotel room was paid for.



My friend and I stayed in the Dusit Grand Twin room, which comprises a work/lounge room, a bedroom and a very spacious and luxurious bathroom.



This is the bedroom which I slept in.



My friend slept in the lounge room, which also has a double bed.

There is a TV in each room. Look! From inside my room, I could actually watch two TVs at the same time. Haha!!



Oops! I am showing my legs again! LOL!

The TV in the lounge room in the photo above is actually a reflection on a mirror behind the bed where my friend would be sleeping on.

The were 42 channels for me to choose from as shown by the TV guide in the photo below.



I found this Christian Bible in the drawer. Luckily the Bible was not opened up on the table if you know what I mean. Haha! There's also a Buddhist religious book in the drawer.



The hotel also provides bathrobes, hangers, umbrella, slippers and a private safe. Nice! Oh did you notice that round bolster at the top?



Well, I took the big bolster and put it on my bed for my own use! Haha!




I love the bathroom!



There's a bathtub, though I didn't make use of it!



And there's a cubicle for shower next to the bathtub.



The toilet was not bad.



There's even a burner to freshen the air and also the weighing machine which I stepped on every day just for fun!



Before I went to Bangkok, my weight was 63kg. On the third day in Bangkok, I weighed myself and was shocked to see the readings!



67.2kg? Oh no!!! Must be all the good food I ate in Bangkok!!

The bathroom had all the amenities I wanted.



Shaver, hair dryer, comb, toothbrush, hand soaps, sewing kit and ample towels!



Oh by the way, I love their bath and shower gel. I think the body lotion should be good too, though I did not bother to use it.



The Dusit Grand Twin room also came with coffee and tea making facilities and also a mini bar.



We also had a nice plate of fresh fruits which was replenished every day. OK, there's supposed to be two pieces of bananas here - I ate one before I took the photo. Haha!



I enjoyed staying at Dusit Thani. The staffs were warm and friendly. Since I was staying here for free, I did not bother too much about the room rates until I saw this.



What?! The Dusit Grand costs 10,000 baht (about RM1,000) a night? I was quite shocked. I doubt if I will ever pay to stay in this hotel unless I am a millionaire or something. LOL!

More about Dusit Thani Hotel coming up in my next post, so stay tuned!

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(72) Comments

  1. lina said...

    First!

    December 17, 2010 at 8:56 AM
  2. lina said...

    Jiggle about with happiness today get FC here. LOL

    December 17, 2010 at 8:56 AM
  3. lina said...

    Nice room, owh. I am jealous. :D

    December 17, 2010 at 8:57 AM
  4. lina said...

    Some more, hotel provided and not paid by you. Lagi jeles. LOL

    December 17, 2010 at 8:57 AM
  5. Tekkaus said...

    Wow....5 star? Must be quite expensive? :p The hotel was paid for? So good?

    December 17, 2010 at 9:27 AM
  6. Tekkaus said...

    Hahaha :D So you can watch 2 different programs lar!

    December 17, 2010 at 9:28 AM
  7. Tekkaus said...

    How come there is bible and Buddhist book? Hmm...perhaps the place is haunted? :p

    December 17, 2010 at 9:29 AM
  8. Tekkaus said...

    Wow...what a spacious bathroom. Why you did not use the bath tub? Can soak yourself mah.

    December 17, 2010 at 9:30 AM
  9. Tekkaus said...

    67kg? Ok lar. How tall are you bro? :p

    December 17, 2010 at 9:31 AM
  10. Tekkaus said...

    How about the room you were staying? How much was it? :p

    December 17, 2010 at 9:32 AM
  11. khengsiong said...

    Do you have picture of the Buddhist book?

    December 17, 2010 at 12:10 PM
  12. khengsiong said...

    Every hotel room in America has a copy of Bible...

    December 17, 2010 at 12:11 PM
  13. khengsiong said...

    I didn't expect to see a free copy of Buddhist book in hotel room...

    December 17, 2010 at 12:12 PM
  14. khengsiong said...

    But then, Thais are predominantly Buddhists, so why not?

    December 17, 2010 at 12:12 PM
  15. khengsiong said...

    7900 baht a night is certainly something I can't afford :(

    December 17, 2010 at 12:15 PM
  16. HappySurfer said...

    Nice pictures esp the first one - postcard perfect! Thanks for the tour, Foong.

    December 17, 2010 at 12:52 PM
  17. HappySurfer said...

    A copy of the Bible used to be available in our hotels here but not anymore, I think, though it's still available in hotels in Sgp. Yeah, show us the picture of the Buddhist scripture, if you have taken a shot of it, Foong.

    December 17, 2010 at 12:56 PM
  18. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    very nice worr~ 5 star hotel summore! :D

    December 17, 2010 at 1:01 PM
  19. HappySurfer said...

    Those rates are normal for 5-star hotels. These rack rates are what our 5-star hotels charge too. That's why it's always good to prebook a room with a corporate rate though corp rates do vary from company to company. Internet rates are good too. But of course, free stay is the best!

    December 17, 2010 at 1:02 PM
  20. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    needless to say the facilities oso luxury one! :D i love the bathroom too! mwahah!! y dnt enjoy bubble bath there? :p

    December 17, 2010 at 1:02 PM
  21. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    ohmy! so heavy! lol! anyway, eric is 72, means u r still ok *i guess* LMAO!!

    December 17, 2010 at 1:03 PM
  22. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    eh 5 star hotel tak hairan right if 1k per nite? here more than dat lor! LOL

    December 17, 2010 at 1:04 PM
  23. iamthewitch said...

    Wah nice hotel! Got 2 double bed somemore!! Really luxurious! Love the bathroom the most! So big and white!! HAHA

    December 17, 2010 at 4:41 PM
  24. kyh said...

    nice! how come you get to stay for free one? i also want! :P

    and i like the idea of giving the room guests a bolster to cudddle! hehe..

    December 17, 2010 at 6:41 PM
  25. day-dreamer said...

    Uhh... pardon me for my ignorance, but what does Bible opened up on the table mean?

    December 17, 2010 at 9:04 PM
  26. Che-Cheh said...

    Woo I love the toilet too.
    Wah got bolster in hotel? First time I see this!

    December 17, 2010 at 9:22 PM
  27. Mei Teng said...

    I normally opt for 3 to 4 star accommodation when I travel. I wouldn't stay at budget hotels or guest house though. I like a little comfort when I travel :)

    December 17, 2010 at 10:57 PM
  28. Bengbeng said...

    RM1000 is nothing for a loaded guy like u :)

    December 18, 2010 at 12:27 AM
  29. bluedreamer27 said...

    must be very expensive yikes..

    December 18, 2010 at 1:32 AM
  30. [SK] said...

    wah, so nice!! how come you have free hotel stay in Bangkok?? somemore a 5-star hotel..

    December 18, 2010 at 1:39 AM
  31. [SK] said...

    the hotel room is really big and luxury.. OMG, it's like a presidential suite to me.. @_@

    December 18, 2010 at 1:40 AM
  32. [SK] said...

    really crazy price also, i don't think i can even afford to stay at their cheapest room..

    December 18, 2010 at 1:40 AM
  33. [SK] said...

    that's just the room itself.. so next post you must be showing us the amenities and also the food you had in the hotel.. :p

    December 18, 2010 at 1:41 AM
  34. Mariuca said...

    Ha ha how come didn't use the bathtub?? If me, for sure swim2 every day one hahahah!

    December 18, 2010 at 3:11 AM
  35. Mariuca said...

    For me, u know la hotel is also important, sightseeing and food also important but I can't stand yucky hotel esp with no proper bath... ;)

    December 18, 2010 at 3:12 AM
  36. Mariuca said...

    This hotel is huge.. and I'm glad u got a chance to lepak here!

    December 18, 2010 at 3:12 AM
  37. Mariuca said...

    LOL showing off ur legs and weight, not F oso! So can happily eat some more he he...

    December 18, 2010 at 3:13 AM
  38. Mariuca said...

    Merry Christmas!

    December 18, 2010 at 3:13 AM
  39. Life Ramblings said...

    the hotel room does look fantabulous and very inviting. glad you enjoyed your stay at the hotel.

    December 18, 2010 at 10:37 PM
  40. Ai Shiang said...

    You're a skinny fellow, only 67? No worries, can eat more. Then when you get back you can get rid of the weight at the gym :o)

    December 19, 2010 at 9:11 AM
  41. Bananazஇ said...

    Nice hotel and even more nice to stay foc haha..tQ to Happysurfer for the tips on going about the usual sky high rack rates. Erhhh showing your legs again lol..

    December 19, 2010 at 1:31 PM
  42. Twilight said...

    Wow! Tell me how you got to stay FREE????????

    December 20, 2010 at 1:20 AM
  43. Twilight said...

    That hotel was a royalty hotel like 20 years ago. The price is published rates but anyone could get discounted rates at RM500 onwards.

    December 20, 2010 at 1:21 AM
  44. Twilight said...

    Many Bangkok 5 star hotels are the cheapest in the world. I used to stay at Emporium Suite along Sukhumvit Road which is only RM300+ per night for 5 star standard.

    December 20, 2010 at 1:23 AM
  45. Twilight said...

    The feet on the scale must be yours! Look at your long toe nails!!! OMG!

    December 20, 2010 at 1:23 AM
  46. Twilight said...

    On my coming trip to Bangkok, I will visit Dusit Thani but just have a cup of tea only! LOL...

    December 20, 2010 at 1:24 AM
  47. Twilight said...

    I am glad you enjoyed the facilities inside the room. I noticed that our local 5 star hotels in Malaysia often cannot match the ones in Bangkok. You agree?

    December 20, 2010 at 1:26 AM
  48. Twilight said...

    2010 is coming to an end! Are you going to send me my prize in 2011???? LMAO!

    December 20, 2010 at 1:26 AM
  49. CH Voon said...

    hehehe your foot toe is look long... u seldom cut it?

    December 20, 2010 at 8:58 PM
  50. foongpc said...

    lina, haha! Congrats you are first! No need jealous lah, your trip to Japan more expensive than mine! : D

    December 21, 2010 at 12:11 AM
  51. foongpc said...

    tekkaus, yes the hotel was paid for. It was good indeed : )'

    No, the room is not haunted. I think they have Bible and Buddhist religious book in every room : )

    Haha! I did not really like to soak in bath tub actually : )

    I'm 5 feet 6 inches, so I think 67kg is slightly overweight.

    The room costs RM1,000 per night according to the published rack rates but of course you can get it cheaper if follow corporate rates.

    December 21, 2010 at 12:14 AM
  52. foongpc said...

    khengsiong, no I did not take a photo of the Buddhist book unfortunately.

    Yes, this is a Buddhist country, so that's why they have Buddhist religious book in the hotel room besides the Bible.

    Yes, the room is pretty expensive and I also will think twice if I have to pay for it.

    December 21, 2010 at 12:16 AM
  53. foongpc said...

    happysurfer, glad you like the pictures!

    Unfortunately I did not take pictures of the Buddhist scripture. How come no more Bible in our local hotels?

    Yes, free stay is definitely the best!! : )

    December 21, 2010 at 12:18 AM
  54. foongpc said...

    caroline ng, haha! I don't really like bubble bath.

    72kg very heavy meh? Slightly overweight I admit but definitely not on the heavy side yet, haha!

    December 21, 2010 at 12:20 AM
  55. foongpc said...

    iamthewitch, yes I love the double beds and also the huge and white bathroom LOL!

    December 21, 2010 at 12:20 AM
  56. foongpc said...

    kyh, Haha! I won a contest and that's how I get to stay for free! Oh, the bolster is really a luxury! Haha!

    December 21, 2010 at 12:21 AM
  57. foongpc said...

    day-dreamer, when you see a Bible opened up in a hotel room, it means the room is haunted and the ghost or ghosts are rather fierce! : )

    December 21, 2010 at 12:23 AM
  58. foongpc said...

    che-cheh, haha yeah the bolster is also first time for me in a hotel! : )

    December 21, 2010 at 12:23 AM
  59. foongpc said...

    mei teng, some budget hotels and guest houses are clean and comfortable and can be better than 3 star hotels! You should give them a try! : )

    December 21, 2010 at 12:25 AM
  60. foongpc said...

    bengbeng, I am not loaded! I can't afford that RM1000 a night hotel!

    December 21, 2010 at 12:25 AM
  61. foongpc said...

    bluedreamer27, yes it is expensive! : )

    December 21, 2010 at 12:26 AM
  62. foongpc said...

    SK, I won a contest that's how I got free stay : )

    Yeah, it's really big and luxury and expensive of course.

    No I will not do that for the next post haha!

    December 21, 2010 at 12:27 AM
  63. foongpc said...

    mariuca, LOL! No proper bath? For me as long as got shower and it's clean, enough for me : )

    Not F? Haha, I think slightly overweight already so cannot happily eat anymore : D

    Merry Xmas to you too : )

    December 21, 2010 at 12:29 AM
  64. foongpc said...

    life ramblings, yes I did enjoy my stay there : )

    December 21, 2010 at 12:29 AM
  65. foongpc said...

    ai shiang, skinny? haha!! I hope I am, but I am not! : D

    December 21, 2010 at 12:30 AM
  66. foongpc said...

    bananaz, yup, showing my legs again! Haha!

    December 21, 2010 at 12:31 AM
  67. foongpc said...

    twilight, Why I stay for free? Cos I won a contest! Haha!

    Discounted rates at RM500 is still too expensive for me! LOL!

    Long toe nails? Haha! I like it that way : D

    I don't stay a lot in our local 5-star hotels so I cannot compare with the ones in Bangkok.

    Your prize is already on the way. Hope you are around to receive it!

    December 21, 2010 at 12:33 AM
  68. foongpc said...

    CH Voon, I never cut my toe nails! : D

    December 21, 2010 at 12:33 AM
  69. Ayie said...

    That's a nice room,good stuffs that came with it too!

    December 26, 2010 at 5:34 PM
  70. Ayie said...

    that spacious bathroom is a pleaser!

    December 26, 2010 at 5:34 PM
  71. foongpc said...

    ayie, yes the bathroom is very luxurious! Love it! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 10:33 PM
  72. Jobless Girl said...

    Nice hotel. How bout the location? It is convenience?

    September 26, 2011 at 5:03 PM