After many delays, the Khao Yai resort of the whim and creativity of Bangkok-based American architect Bill Bensley, is set to open its doors to guests next month.
Inspired by the golden age of rail travel, and scheduled to open in December, InterContinental Khao Yai will finally open its doors to the public on August 22.
The resort has 45 rooms, 19 suites and villas set in heritage carriages.
It will feature three restaurants: the farm-to-table Somying Kitchen, the Tea House, and the French-inspired Poirot Brasserie. Also on the property is the Papillon Bar, which is located in a train carriage and serves classic French cuisine, cocktails, and a list of fine wines and whiskeys.
The venue was designed by Bensley, who is inspired by the history of Khao Yai as a railway hub connecting Bangkok to the northeastern region during the reign of King Rama V. : The story of a train conductor named Somsak who explored Thailand and its neighboring countries during that time.
Room rates start from THB 7,000 per night for a classic King Room (one bedroom), and go up to THB 14,800 for a one-bedroom pool suite overlooking the lake. Guests can Book online.
Intercontinental Khao Yai is located in Pak Chong District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, in Khao Yai National Park.
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