Sotetsu Grand Fresa to Open its First Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand in April 9, 2024

BANGKOK, THAILAND –
Media OutReach Newswire – 5 February 2024 – Sotetsu Hotel Management Co., Inc. and Hi Metta Karuna Panya Co., Ltd. announces the launch of Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok in April 9, 2024 as their newest hotel located in the bustling city center of Bangkok, Thailand. This milestone marks the third international branch of Sotetsu Grand Fresa and the first-ever Sotetsu Hotel in Thailand. Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok will be an extraordinary addition to the Sotetsu family and ready to welcome guests with unparalleled experience in the heart of Bangkok.

Hotel Lobby

Sotetsu Hotel Management Company Limited (Head Office: Nishi-ku, Yokohama, under President: Takamasa Kato)
Hi Metta Karuna Punya Company Limited (Head Office: Wattana, Bangkok, Thailand Representative Director: Norihisa Hosokawa)
1. Location
Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok is conveniently located within a few minutes from both the BTS Skytrain and the MRT subway stations, the two key transportation lines that runs through Bangkok city. A five-minute stroll will lead guests from the hotel to the Asok BTS Station and the Sukhumvit MRT Station. In terms of airport accessibility, Suvarnabhumi International Airport is approximately 53 minutes away via the Airport Rail Link (ARL) and BTS, while Don Mueang International Airport is approximately 57 minutes away via the SRT Red Line (SRT) and MRT. Enjoy seamless travel without the hassle of traffic jams, as the hotel provides easy access to these key transportation hubs.
2. Nearby attractions
Situated in a prime location with surrounded luxury shopping malls and office buildings, Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok’s location is frequented by travelers and office workers. The renowned EmQuartier and EmSphere shopping malls are only one BTS station away, while the iconic Siam Paragon is conveniently four stations away by the BTS.
Moreover, exploring cultural landmarks and historical wonders is effortless from the hotel. A subway journey connects guests seamlessly to the Chao Phraya River, adorned with attractions like the Grand Palace and the three great Buddhist temples—Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun. Immersed in the vibrant energy of the city’s bustling districts and rich cultural heritage, all within easy reach from the hotel’s central location.
3. Facilities
Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok offers rooms with many options to enhance guest’s stay. The adjoining rooms can comfortably accommodate up to four individuals across two rooms. The rooms with a sofa bed provide flexible arrangements for up to three guests. For extended stays, the Grand Twin Rooms feature a washing machine and a microwave for more convenience and comfort of the longer stay.
As a testament to our commitment to guest well-being, the entire hotel is outfitted with cutting-edge features, including the
SOU-BI-SUI water purification system, ensuring a refreshing and health-conscious environment throughout your stay. Elevate your experience with us, where thoughtful amenities and a focus on long-term comfort set us apart.
Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok Overview

1. Address:

No. 7 Soi Sukhumvit 25, North Klong-Toei Sub-District,
Wattana District, Bangkok, Thailand 10110

2. Access:

Asok BTS Station, Sukhumvit line (five-minute walk)
Sukhumvit MRT Station, MRT Blue Line (five-minute walk)

3. Building Construction:

Reinforced concrete construction, three underground floors, eight above-ground floors, and a roof

4. Total Floor Area:

7,023 m²

5. Number of Rooms:

129 rooms
102 Double Rooms (24.7 m² and up), 27 Twin Rooms (30.2 m² and up)

6. Opening Date:

April 9, 2024

7. Rates:

Double room: Starts from 2,669 Thai Baht (about 11,100 Japanese Yen)
Twin room: Starts from 3,337 Thai Baht (about 13,900 Japanese Yen)
※ Both rates include tax and are for one room.
Rates may change depending on the season.

8. Reservations:

Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok website
(https://sotetsu-hotels.com/grand-fresa/bangkok/)
Or SOTETSU HOTELS BOOKING mobile application

Message from General Manager

I am very honored to be opening the first Sotetsu Hotel in Thailand. As the number of foreign hotels in Bangkok continues to increase, competition will become even more intense. Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok will strive hard daily with our great product and professional team to become recognized not only in Bangkok, but also worldwide, as a lodging-only style hotel. We, Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok are extremely delighted to start welcoming our guests to experience what Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok has to offer.

Junya Ono, General Manager, Sotetsu Grand Fresa Bangkok

Overview of Sotetsu Hotel Management Co., Inc.

1. Company name:

Sotetsu Hotel Management Co., Inc.

2. Address:

2-9-14 Kitasaiwai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa

3. Capital:

100,000,000 yen

4. President:

Takamasa Kato (Concurrently serving as CEO of Sotetsu Hotel Development Co., Inc.)

5. Established:

July 14, 2017

6. Description
of Business:

Operation of lodging-only hotels, partner hotel business, etc.

Overview of Hi Metta Karuna Panya Co., Ltd.

1. Company name:

Hi Metta Karuna Panya Co., Ltd.

2. Address:

No. 7 Soi Sukhumvit 25, North Klong-Toei Sub-District, Wattana District, Bangkok, Thailand 10110

3. Capital:

340,000,000 Thai baht

4. President:

Norihisa Hosokawa

5. Established:

April 28, 2017

6. Description
of Business:

Hotel development and management

(For Reference) Overview of Sotetsu Hotels Existing and Planned Branches
(Directly Operated)

Sotetsu Fresa Inn (Existing)

Name

Location

Number of rooms

Opening date

Name

Location

Number of rooms

Opening date

1

Kamakura-Ofuna kasamaguchi*

Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture

100

December 01, 2007

26

Kawasaki-Higashiguchi ※

Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki

278

February 15, 2019

2

Fujisawa-Shonandai

Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture

150

October 25, 2008

27

Nagano-Ueda※

Ueda, Nagano Prefecture

118

March 26, 2019

3

Yokohama-Totsuka

Totsuka-ku, Yokohama

162

April 01, 2010

28

Nagano-Zenkojiguchi※

Nagano, Nagano Prefecture

150

March 27, 2019

4

Hamamatsucho-Daimon*

Minato-ku, Tokyo

190

November 21, 2011

29

Shimbashi-Karasumoriguchi※

Minato-ku, Tokyo

220

April 23, 2019

5

Tokyo-Kyobashi*

Chuo-ku, Tokyo

160

December 01, 2011

30

Kobe-Sannomiya*

Chuo-ku, Kobe

271

May 15, 2019

6

Tokyo-Akasaka*

Minato-ku, Tokyo

139

December 20, 2011

31

Osaka-Namba

Naniwa-ku, Osaka

276

July 25, 2019

7

Chiba-Kashiwa

Kashiwa, Chiba Prefecture

153

April 01, 2012

32

Seoul Myeong-dong

Seoul, South Korea

152

October 01, 2019

8

Tokyo-Tamachi*

Minato-ku, Tokyo

139

November 01, 2012

33

Kamakura-Ofuna higashiguchi

Kamakura, Kanagawa Prefecture

152

November 01, 2019

9

Nihombashi-Kayabacho*

Chuo-ku, Tokyo

196

34

Higashi Shinjuku※

Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

311

December 11, 2019

10

Tokyo-Toyocho*

Koto-ku, Tokyo

144

December 01, 2012

35

Nagoya-Sakuradoriguchi

Nakamura-ku, Nagoya

250

February 01, 2020

11

Nihombashi-Ningyocho

Chuo-ku, Tokyo

128

January 07, 2013

36

Tokyo-Tamachi Annex

Minato-ku, Tokyo

152

August 01, 2020

12

Shimbashi-Hibiyaguchi

Minato-ku, Tokyo

147

February 01, 2013

37

Kanda-Otemachi

Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

219

September 16, 2020

Shimbashi-Hibiyaguchi Annex

Minato-ku, Tokyo

71

October 01, 2016

38

Yokohama-Higashiguchi

Kanagawa-ku, Yokohama

283

October 25, 2020

13

Yokohama-Sakuragicho

Naka-ku, Yokohama

128

March 01, 2013

39

Hiroshima

Minami-ku, Hiroshima

250

July 27, 2021

14

Fujisawa-Minamiguchi

Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture

142

October 01, 2014

40

Nagoya-Shinkansenguchi

Nakamura-ku, Nagoya

229

October 01, 2021

15

Ochanomizu-Jimbocho

Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

130

February 01, 2015

41

Daimon

Minato-ku, Tokyo

181

January 26, 2022

16

Ginza-Nanachome

Chuo-ku, Tokyo

286

October 01, 2016

42

Kyoto-Kiyomizu Gojo

Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

252

March 18, 2022

17

Kyoto-Shijokarasuma

Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

140

April 01, 2017

43

Sendai

Aoba-ku, Sendai

224

July 01, 2022

18

Kyoto-Hachijoguchi*

Minami-ku, Kyoto

138

April 15, 2017

44

Sapporo-Susukino

Chuo-ku, Sapporo

200

September 07, 2022

19

Tokyo-Roppongi

Minato-ku, Tokyo

201

October 10, 2017

45

Yodoyabashi

Chuo-ku, Osaka

160

February 01, 2023

20

Ueno-Okaschimachi*

Taito-ku, Tokyo

155

November 10, 2017

21

Ginza-Sanchome

Chuo-ku, Tokyo

147

December 01, 2017

22

Tokyo-Kinshicho

Sumida-ku, Tokyo

281

December 10, 2017

23

Tokyo-Kanda

Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

115

March 15, 2018

24

Kitahama*

Chuo-ku, Osaka

243

April 28, 2018

*Properties owned by Sotetsu Group
※Branches rebranded from Sunroute brand (directly managed)

25

Osaka-Shinsaibashi*

Chuo-ku, Osaka

175

November 10, 2018

Sotetsu Grand Fresa (Opening Soon)

Name

Location

Number of rooms

Opening date

1

Taipei Ximen

Taipei, Taiwan

200

February 02, 2024

2

Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand

129

April 9, 2024

Sotetsu Grand Fresa (Existing)

Name

Location

Number of rooms

Opening date

1

Osaka-Namba※

Chuo-ku, Osaka

698

June 20, 2019

2

Tokyo-Bay Ariake※

Koto-ku, Tokyo

912

September 11, 2019

3

Takadanobaba

Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

252

April 01, 2022

4

Kumamoto

Chuo-ku, Kumamoto

247

December 06, 2022

5

Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

125

July 06, 2023

※Branches rebranded from Sunroute brand (directly managed)

The Splaisir

Name

Location

Number of rooms

Opening date

1

Seoul Myeong-dong

Seoul, South Korea

428

February 15, 2018

2

Seoul Dongdaemun

Seoul, South Korea

215

July 1, 2018

The Pocket Hotel

Name

Location

Number of rooms

Opening date

1

Kyoto-Shijokarasuma*

Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto

147

October 15, 2018

2

Kyoto-Karasumagojo

Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

121

September 18, 2020

*Properties owned by Sotetsu Group

Hotel Sunroute

Name

Location

Number of rooms

Opening date

1

Hotel Sunroute Niigata

Chuo-ku, Niigata

231

September 20, 1992

2

Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku

Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

624

September 7, 2007

3

Tokyo Green Palace

Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

238

April 1, 2020

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