The new INNSiDE by Meliá Bangkok Sukhumvit will celebrate its first festive season with delectable Spanish menus, buffet feasts and a sky-high countdown party, all accompanied with sweeping views of Bangkok’s skyline and a distinct Ibiza vibe.
After its debut in July this year in Bangkok’s lively On Nut neighbourhood, the 208-room urban lifestyle hotel, with an array of remarkable facilities, ranging from a transparent infinity pool and authentic Spanish tapas bar to integrated co-working spaces, will host its festive program from Dec. 24, 2023 to Jan. 1, 2024.
The hotel’s festive program’s dress code is ‘Ibiza glam’; think flowing white dresses, shirts, and pants, with a touch of glitter and gold.
Commanding the hotel’s uppermost floors – the 33rd and 34th floors – LUZ Bangkok Tapas Bar will take diners on a culinary journey of Spain with exquisite set menus crafted by Spanish chef Laia Ferrer from 6-10pm on Dec. 24, 25, 31 and Jan. 1. Wine pairing is optional. After 10pm on each night, an after-party with live music and a DJ spinning tunes will continue until late.
LUZ Bangkok Tapas Bar’s Christmas Eve and Christmas Day four-course set menu kicks off with ‘refreshing cherry and tomato soup with olive oil caviar’, followed by ‘turbot with saffron sauce and asparagus’. After ‘cannelloni with truffle bechamel’, dessert is ‘traditional Spanish nougat made with nuts’.
The New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day five-course menu begins with starters ‘zucchini pesto topped with truffle and flowers’, ‘creamy lobster croquette with caviar’, and ‘red prawn tartar with lemon gel and sea water’. ‘Aguachile with avocado grill, sweet corn and mango’, ‘turbot with saffron sauce and asparagus’, and ‘slow-cooked beef short ribs, truffle mash potatoes and homemade gravy’ are rounded out with ‘sparkling Spanish wine and chocolate’ for dessert.
By night the hotel’s Giang Swing Pool Bar, with a compelling contemporary interpretation of Bangkok’s Brahman structure and an expansive rooftop terrace dotted with outdoor lounges and sunbeds that evoke an Ibiza mood, becomes an upper-floor extension of the 33rd floor tapas bar. A spectacle unlike any other in Bangkok, tapas bar guests peer into the bottom of the hotel’s infinity pool.
With its soaring windows affording spectacular views, all-day dining restaurant The Kites Eatery will serve, under the stewardship of executive chef Katisak Pinkaew, a buffet dinner on Christmas Eve from 6-10pm and New Year’s Eve buffet from 6-11pm, as well as buffet brunches from 12-3pm on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
The buffets will brim with all sorts of delights including seafood on ice, salads, cheeses, a Japanese corner with assorted sashimi, BBQ seafood, soup, noodles, a carving station with roast turkey, an array of main courses, desserts and more. Free-flow alcohol is optional.
Revellers will farewell 2023 and count down the new year at the Giant Swing Bar for a night of rooftop fun and music from live DJs from 6pm on Dec. 31 until 1am on Jan. 1. A free-flow beverage package is on offer.
Exclusive table packages are available for the countdown party. Packages include “Cocktail Standing” (ideal for four to six guests), “Upper Deck” (for two guests), “Lower Deck” (two to four guests), “VIP Terrace” (two to five guests) and “VIP Lounge” (four to eight guests).
INNSiDE by Meliá Bangkok Sukhumvit is the newest member of an eclectic collection of urban and beach INNSiDE hotels — in 14 different countries across Asia, Europe, and the Americas — designed for those with curious minds who have a fluid lifestyle when it comes to work and leisure.