Siam Hotels & Resorts - Awards


How Sukosol Hotels are doing their part and been recognised along the way! Read about our environmental, tourism and culinary successes.

Sukosol Hotels Awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2012

The Life of Kamala Sukosol - The Magazine, Bangkok Post

Sukosol Hotels is proud to announce that all of its properties—The Sukosol, Bangkok; Siam Bayshore, Pattaya and The Bayview, Pattaya—have been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2012. The award is given to establishments who consistently receive an "excellent" rating review from guests. Both properties have been constantly ranked amongst the top 10 hotels in their respective destinations. Sukosol Hotels is honoured to have received this recognition and is proud that the hotel group’s gracious and authentic Thai hospitality has satisfied its valued guests. The hotel is particularly proud to receive this award on the back of The Sukosol and Siam Bayshore hotels also being bestowed it last year.

"We are immensely proud that all of our premier hotels have received such a prestigious honour," said Maria Sukosol Nunbhakdi, executive vice president for Sukosol Hotels. “As we always strive to offer our customers a memorable experience and superlative service, it is nice to know that our guests notice and appreciate these efforts and take the time to acknowledge us. This accolade is evidence that our hard work is translating into happy travellers which is the most important thing in the world to us.”

This prestigious certificate is awarded to member properties of TripAdvisor who consistently receive excellence ratings from travellers around the world. To qualify, the property is expected to maintain an average rating of 4 or higher out of the possible 5, as reviewed by travellers on TripAdvisor. Additional criteria include the volume of reviews and how recent these reviews are submitted by TripAdvisor travellers. TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel community site, enabling travellers to plan their holiday by offering trusted advice from travellers who have experienced the properties and services reviewed first-hand.


8th Thailand Tourism Awards 2010

Bankok Post Magazine - Cover of issue featuring article on Kamala Sukosol

Sukosol Hotels is proud to announce that in the ‘Awards for Tourist Accommodation, City Hotel, More Than 80 Rooms’ category of the 8th Thailand Tourism Awards (Kinnari Awards) The Sukosol was given an Award of Outstanding Performance. The honour was conferred upon the hotel, and accepted by its Resident Manager, Vishnu Bangsomboon, at the Awards Presentation Ceremony on World Tourism Day, September 27, 2010.

The Thailand Tourism Awards were first introduced by TAT in 1996 with the recognition and endorsement of the World Tourism Organisation. The awards recognise and honour tourism-related organisations in the private and public sectors which have played a significant direct and indirect role in tourism development. The Thailand Tourism Award is Thailand's 'Hallmark of Excellence' – a symbol of assurance in the outstanding quality and reliability of tourism products and services offered by a particular organisation or operator.

The Sukosol, Bangkok, is very proud to have been singled out for recognition with the conferring of this most distinguished award, which recognises the properties outstanding contributions to Thai tourism and highlights its innovation and creativity in the fields of sustainable tourism, conservation and environmental protection.

To reflect global trends and address new priorities on the national tourism agenda, the judging criteria for the 2010 Thailand Tourism Awards took into consideration the following: issues related to the environment, action taken in response to global warming/climate change, participation, sufficiency economy, good governance, corporate social responsibility and overall integration.


Expedia Insiders’ Select List 2010

Expedia travellers have ranked The Sukosol, Bangkok, and The Bayview, Pattaya, among the world’s best hotels on this year’s Expedia Insiders’ Select list. The list yet again recognises individual hotels worldwide that consistently deliver excellent service, notable value and a great overall experience. The full list represents only a small percentage of the world’s top hotels and resorts from the more than 110,000 properties offered on Expedia.

“Delivering our guests superior service and the Spirit of Sukosol experience is a top priority at both our hotels,” says Marisa Sukosol Nunbhakdi, executive vice president. “We are pleased that our efforts have been acknowledged by Expedia travellers and look forward to extending our high level of service and superior quality to even more guests in the future.”

The 2010 Expedia Insiders’ Select list is compiled from more than one million Traveller Opinion hotel reviews collected by Expedia, combined with a value rating and the local market expertise of more than 400 Expedia employees in local markets worldwide. The result is an easy-to-browse list that provides travellers with a powerful way to find the perfect hotel using the trusted insight of other intrepid travellers. To ensure authenticity, Expedia verifies each Traveler Opinion by confirming that the reviewer has stayed at the property within the past six months. To qualify for the honor of inclusion on the Expedia Insiders' Select list, a hotel had to have a minimum number of reviews in 2010. The Sukosol and The Bayview Hotel are proud to be named in the list; proving once again that we they are top quality destinations in Bangkok and Pattaya.

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ASEAN Tourism Standard Award 2010

Both the Siam Bayshore and The Bayview hotels in Pattaya have received the thumbs-up for being green and were recently awarded the ASEAN Green Hotel Award by the ASEAN Tourism Forum. The award recognised the most environmentally friendly hotels in each ASEAN country. The award was given in recognition of the two hotel's compliance with environmentally friendly and energy conservation measures.

The ASEAN Green Hotel Standard is one of the six ASEAN tourism standards that the 10 ASEAN member countries of Cambodia, Brunei Darrussalam, Indonesia, Lao, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam consider essential for helping the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to be a Quality Single Destination.

The Green Hotel Recognition Committee selected the hotels based on 11 criteria and requirements and has awarded the Bayshore and Bayview with the following: environmental policy and actions for hotel operation; use of green products; collaboration with the community and local organisations; solid waste management; energy efficiency; water efficiency; and waste water treatment and management.

The above undertakings are just some of Sukosol Hotels notable endeavors to be one of the leading environmentally friendly deluxe hotel groups in the Thailand; which is dedicated to caring for its community.

Restaurant Awards

Kamon Japanese Restaurant & Steakhouse

Thailand's Best Restaurant 2002 - Thailand Tatler

My Favorite Restaurant 2002 - American Express

Thailand's Best Restaurant 2003 - Thailand Tatler

My Favorite Restaurants 2003 - American Express

100 Best Restaurant 2003 - Bangkok Bank

Thailand's Best Restaurant 2007 - Thailand Tatler

Thailand's Best Restaurant 2008 - Thailand Tatler

Thailand's Best Restaurant 2009 - Thailand Tatler

Lin-Fa Chinese Restaurant

Thailand's Best Restaurant 2002 - Thailand Tatler

My Favorite Restaurant 2002 - American Express

My Favorite Restaurant 2003 - American Express

Thailand's Best Restaurant 2006 - Thailand Tatler

Thailand's Best Restaurant 2010 - Thailand Tatler

Thailand's Best Restaurant 2011 - Thailand Tatler

Primavera Restaurant

Grand Slam Restaurant 1990 - American Express

Patummat Restaurant

My Favorite Restaurant 2003- American Express

The Bayview Hotel Awarded Agoda Golden Circle Award 2011

Agoda travellers have ranked The Bayivew Hotel, Pattaya, among the world’s best hotels and awarded it a prestigious Golden Circle Award. Each year, recognises outstanding hotel partners by presenting them with a Gold Circle Award. The awards, launched in 2009, are unique to and are intended to honour hotels that show commitment to providing a superior online product.

This year a total of 381 hotels worldwide received a Gold Circle Award. Winning hotels must meet certain criteria to qualify for an award. First of all, they must have worked closely with to offer consistently competitive room rates. They also must have utilised's custom-built YCS 3.0 yield control system to maximize revenue. Finally, they must have earned positive reviews and comments from customers.

“Delivering our guests superior service at a competitive rate is our top priority at The Bayvew Hotel,” says Marisa Sukosol Nunbhakdi, executive vice president of Sukosol Hotels. “We are pleased that our efforts have been acknowledged by Agoda and its network of travellers and that our high level of excellence in online distribution is valued. Travellers who stay at a Gold Circle Award-winning property are assured excellent service and great value at a fair price.”

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