Centara Grand Central World Hotel Review – Heart Of Bangkok Shopping Stay

Centara Grand Central World Hotel Review – Heart Of Bangkok Shopping Stay

The Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre stands as a distinguished establishment in the Pathum Wan District of Bangkok, Thailand. This magnificent hotel falls under the umbrella of the esteemed Centara Hotels and Resorts, which is a division of the Central Group. Spanning 55 floors, the hotel features a comprehensive lifestyle complex on its 26th floor, offering guests unparalleled urban vistas and amenities akin to those found in a resort.

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Upon my arrival, the hotel staff greeted me with warmth and escorted me to the 54th floor, granting me exclusive access to the club lounge. This privilege provided me with private amenities and a serene escape from the busier communal areas on the 26th floor. As I awaited my room, I was pleasantly surprised with access to the Club Superior. The staff’s meticulous care and outstanding service were consistent highlights of my stay.

Club Superior

Situated on the 54th floor, the club lounge presents an opulent wining and dining experience against the stunning backdrop of Bangkok’s skyline. Guests are treated to a vast array of superb culinary offerings throughout the day, fostering a tranquil and welcoming ambience.

The menu features an eclectic mix of fusion dishes, artfully combining Western and Eastern flavours to create unique and memorable dining experiences. Among the highlights are the oversized pastries and exceptionally large muffins, which have garnered particular acclaim for their size and taste.

The club lounge prides itself on maintaining a consistently high standard of quality and freshness in its food, ensuring that each dish served is a testament to the lounge’s commitment to excellence. This luxurious space not only offers a feast for the taste buds but also provides a serene retreat where guests can unwind, enjoy the panoramic city views, and indulge in culinary delights that cater to sophisticated palates.

The Starbucks coffee machine offered an extensive array of coffee choices, accessible around the clock. Moreover, a variety of fresh food items, including fresh fruits, olive bread, and freshly made hummus, were available throughout the day for guests. Post 5 pm, the club enhanced its offerings with cocktails and wine.

The fusion of these delightful food and beverage selections, coupled with the stunning vistas of Bangkok, significantly elevated my dining experience, making it genuinely pleasurable.

Cocoa XO

Situated on the 57th floor, Centara Grand Central World provides an exceptional experience with its array of homemade cocktails and chocolates, establishing itself as an ideal location for guests to unwind and mingle with family or fellow hotel visitors following a day of shopping in Central Bangkok.

The delectable homemade chocolates, also available through the club superior, offer a luxurious treat for those looking to indulge in a little sweetness.

Cocao XO Bar

For individuals in search of a romantic ambiance, the chocolate bar and rooftop setting at Centara Grand Central World perfectly meet every criterion of hospitality, creating an idyllic backdrop for special moments. You can read our review here:

Cocktails & Chocolate on The 57 Floor – Centara Grand Central World Bangkok

For unparalleled views of Bangkok, a visit to the hotel is highly recommended, even if you’re not lodging there. It serves as an exceptional business venue, perfect for impressing guests and crafting an unforgettable experience.

Cocao XO Bar

Deluxe King Room

The Deluxe room, with its meticulous design, features a calming cream palette accented by touches of majestic purple. Its large floor-to-ceiling windows frame breathtaking views of Bangkok’s skyline, offering a splendid vista to greet you each morning from the comfort of a king-sized bed. The bed is adorned with numerous plush pillows and soft bed linens, promising a night of serene sleep.

Moreover, the room boasts generous storage facilities, providing guests with the convenience of easily stowing away their extra belongings, including any shopping finds from Bangkok. This thoughtful aspect ensures a seamless and comfortable experience, particularly beneficial for digital nomads who depend on hotels as their workspaces.

The suite’s dedicated work desk was ideal for maintaining productivity on business endeavors. Its ample table space and comfortable seating created a perfect environment for writing and other work-related tasks. Furthermore, the suite boasted a mesmerizing night view of Bangkok’s lively cityscape, offering inspiration and a boost of energy.

Its central location provided a front-row seat to the city’s dynamic nightlife, enhancing the suite’s allure. Distinct from typical hotel accommodations, this suite featured a variety of seating arrangements, including a snug lounge area. This setup enabled a relaxing atmosphere to enjoy a glass of sparkling wine with family and friends in a welcoming environment.


The hotel room’s bathroom was spacious and radiated a calming ambience, creating an ideal space for my daughter and me to indulge in a lavish bath, equipped with all the essential amenities.

The addition of oversized, plush towels further elevated our relaxation experience. Moreover, the roomy and well-appointed shower served as a delightful respite following our extended, warm strolls to nearby shopping hubs such as Siam Paragon and Siam Center, located merely ten minutes away.

This proximity enabled us to delve into luxury shopping and stay abreast of the newest trends in South East Asia during our stay in Bangkok.


Swimming Pool And Gym

SPA Cenvaree, perched on the 25th floor, boasts breathtaking rooftop vistas. Visitors have the luxury of utilizing a top-notch fitness center and tennis courts available around the clock. A standout feature of the establishment includes two expansive outdoor jacuzzis that offer a scenic view of Bangkok’s cityscape.

It’s strongly advised to experience SPA Cenvaree at various times, both during the day and at night. For those able to spare the time, treating oneself to a massage at this spa is an exquisite indulgence.

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The hotel boasts a large outdoor pool that provides stunning views of Bangkok, making it a perfect place for guests to unwind and refresh in the city’s warmth. Accompanied by cozy sundecks, the pool area offers a delightful urban retreat, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the ambiance and thoroughly enjoy their time at the hotel.


My breakfast experience took place in the Club Superior, featuring a fusion of buffet and à la carte options. The spread included Thai, Asian, and Western dishes, complemented by a selection of fresh juices, coffees, and teas. I’ll let the photos below speak for themselves.


Centara Grand Central World stands out as a premier five-star establishment, renowned for its stellar customer service. Nestled within a shopping center, it offers the convenience of late-night shopping excursions without the need to venture outdoors. The center is home to a diverse array of dining choices, including one of my favorites, the Taiwanese chain Din Tai Fung, celebrated for its exquisite fresh dumplings. Additionally, visitors have the opportunity to browse international brands such as ZARA, Massimo Dutti, and the widely admired Asian brand, Gentle Woman.

The panoramic views of Bangkok from Centara Grand Central World are truly magnificent, providing guests with a luxurious and welcoming stay. The Club Superior Lounge delights guests with its meticulously prepared and delicious offerings, highlighting the hotel’s commitment to quality and detail. Catering to both business travelers and families, the hotel offers a versatile lodging option. We are deeply grateful for the exceptional experience provided during our stay in Bangkok.


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Gracie Opulanza

Global menswear and luxury lifestyle journalist. Co-founder and editor in chief of Men Style Fashion. GracieOpulanza.com is my personal blog.

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