Known as the hotel in Bangkok since 1876, hosting guests ranging from James Michener to Lauren Bacall and David Beckham.
Stats: 358 rooms; 35 suites; 4 restaurants; 1 bar.
Rooms to book: Deluxe rooms in the River Wing have balconies and partial river views.
Cost: Doubles from $460.
See the full list of the T+L 500 | 2010.
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