Opened in 2009, this beautiful InterContinental offers perfectly expressed resort luxury in Hua Hin, a tranquil seaside town long favored by Thailand’s royalty and social elite.
Perched on a choice stretch of beach, the resort’s bold design and classic East Asian- inspired décor epitomizes the confident yet serene luxury for which Hua Hin is known. Throughout the hotel, public spaces and 119 accommodations are adorned with intri- cate stencil works modeled after King Rama VI’s lavish Mrigadayawan Summer Palace. Among six room types, the two-story La Résidence Hua Hin private villa, which can be transformed into a distinctive wedding chapel, offers the ultimate five-star stay. All rooms are equipped with the latest technology, an oversized daybed and balcony, and the resort’s state-of-the-art facilities include an on-site spa, fitness center, swimming pool, kid’s club and more.
LA RÉSIDENCE HUA HIN
Key selling points: This two-story period beachfront home, the epitome of stylish luxe, features two en-suite bedrooms, marble bathrooms, two living spaces and a dining area with a fully equipped kitchen.
- Square footage: 5,167
- Nightly rate: $3,500
A discreet private entrance, direct beach access and personal infinity pool cater to those keeping a low profile, and 24-hour dedicated butler service ensures perfect comfort around the clock. In-house amenities include a flat-screen LCD TV with cable and in-room movies, Bose DVD player and sound system, high-speed wireless and a fully loaded mini-bar.
Number of rooms in suite: Six
Number of entrances to suite: Two
Number of baths: Two, one with a big bathtub and walk-in shower
Suite style: Contemporary beachside elegance with local art- work and authentic Thai design accents
Number of suites in hotel: 20, plus one La Résidence Hua Hin
Spa InterContinental: A haven for respite and rejuvenation, the spa’s facilities include a VIP treatment room, three double treatment rooms with Jacuzzis, a steam room and nine pool- side spa cabanas. Massages, scrubs and facials are administered by skilled therapists renowned for their healing hands.
Signature treatments: Oriental Massage, Golden Revitalizing Signature Facial
TOP RESTAURANTS & BAR
Azure: Serving a mix of Thai and Western cuisine, this beach- front bar and grill turns out super fresh fish, delivered each day by local fishermen and grilled to perfection.
Pirom: Indulge in delicious traditional Thai fare in a chic, contemporary setting.
Felicita: Sumptuous Italian dishes please palates in this trattoria-style eatery.
Lee La Bar: Sip cocktails, savor light bites and unwind to live jazz from the hotel’s resident trio in this breezy al fresco venue.