The Marriott Courtyard Bangkok is located between the Grand Hyatt Bangkok and the St. Regis Bangkok down a small street near the Erawan Shrine.
You have to go through security before entering the hotel. Once through security, the front desk is located to the right.
There is a little garden to the right of the hotel entrance.
The lobby is bright and spacious with several seating areas.
The front desk has a library theme, with books behind the front desk.
I was upgraded to a Corner King Room.
Upon entering the room, the closet is right next to the front door. Robes and slippers were provided, along with an iron, ironing board, and safe.
The hallway extends further down where there is a luggage rack.
Next to the luggage rack is the coffee maker, mini bar and complimentary bottles of water.
Past the mini-bar, is the bathroom.
There is a window looking out to the bedroom. Luckily there is a shade that you can pull down for privacy.
There is a single sink with an ample amount of counter space.
Nirvae amenities were provided, which weren’t half bad and had a nice citrus scent.
There is only a shower, which was pretty spacious. Water pressure could have been better but the temperature remained steady. There is also a bench in the shower.
The toilet was located in the corner.
On the other side of the bathroom window sits the desk. The desk is slightly on the smaller side, but had enough working space for me. Outlets were conveniently placed next to the desk with one outlet that could be used without the need for an adapter. Next to the desk was the TV.
In the corner of the room was a chair with ottoman, small coffee table and lamp.
The bed was slightly on the firmer side with plenty space of walk around on each side. A nightstand was on both sides of the bed. Unfortunately, there were no outlets next to the bed.
Waiting in my room was a welcome amenity of a small chocolate cake, which was very rich and chocolatey.
On another day, I was given a small bag of trail mix, and sugared tamarind.
I was given a welcome letter which outlined some of the benefits of the hotel. One of the unique features of the hotel is that it has a Club Lounge, a rarity for Courtyards.
I was also given a letter announcing the official merger with SPG.
The Business Lounge is located on the 15th floor.
The entrance had two glass doors. You had to scan your room key in order to enter the lounge.
There is a reception desk located to the left once you enter.
There is a front room with a few seats, but was mostly used to hold some of the food items.
Although I didn’t eat breakfast in the lounge, I did check it out one morning.
There was bacon, potatoes, eggs, beans, tomatoes, sausage, and condiments. There was also a coffee maker and different varieties of tea. There are also a couple of refrigerators with drinks including soft drinks, juice, yogurt, museli, milk, fruit, water and beer (evenings).
In the evening, there were salad fixings, bread, desserts, cheese, a selection of alcohol, and several hot offerings per night.
The bathroom in the lounge is fairly spacious and was clean.
The back room of the lounge has additional seating.
There is a balcony with additional seating, but it was raining during much of my stay.
The view from the lounge is of the surrounding high rise buildings.
Marriott/Ritz Carlton Gold and Platinum members get access to the lounge. I was given the option of having breakfast in their restaurant, Momo Cafe. You have access to the buffet.
There are a variety of juices, smoothies, fruit, Eastern and Western offerings.
There is even a Laksa station.
There is a signature egg dish offered during breakfast as well, which was a Chicken Panang Curry Egg Benedict, which was very good.
The gym is on the smaller side, but had enough equipment to get a decent work out. Bottled water, towels and a water dispenser if also provided.
The pool area is two stories to some extent.
There is a bar and outdoor shower by the pool.
The pool itself is on the smaller side, but perfectly functional.
The top floor has a deck with a couple of lounge chairs and umbrellas.
The hotel also has a tuk tuk, which takes you to the Chit Lom BTS station. They depart every 30 minutes or so.
Although back from the main streets, the Marriott Courtyard Bangkok is an excellent choice, especially for Gold and Platinum members, due to the lounge and breakfast benefits.
Prices also seem pretty reasonable, as they seem to be under $100/night.
I wouldn’t hesitate to stay here again. It’s a particularly good deal if you have status with Marriott/Ritz Carlton, and SPG once they get fully incorporated.