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Culture

Championing a life lived through meaningful discovery

We believe in seeking connection and shared experiences that inspire. Our passion for culture and history drives us to delve beneath the skin of every destination we call home and sample a life of authenticity. We take pride in curating unique experiences punctuated with unforgettable moments that will delight and enrich for years to come.

Craftmanship

Crafting storied moments beyond expectations within our walls.

As masters in our craft of hospitality, we offer the highest level of personalised service and seek to stir your heart with extraordinary experiences. Craftsmanship is imbued into every detail of each hotel and resort; handcrafting even the smallest of details to give you insider access to the region’s culture, community and tradition.

The Living Room

A place to relax, a space to connect from dusk till dawn.

Capella Culturist

Historians, guardians and native explorers of Bangkok.

The Living Room

Blissful daydreaming is inevitable as you look out across the majestic Chao Phraya River from the Living Room at Capella Bangkok. In the morning, gather here to peruse your carefully-curated itinerary and learn Siamese phrases with your Culturist before exploring the neighbourhood. As the sun sets, reunite with friends, family and fellow discoverers to trade stories about your day over a creative libation at the adjoining alfresco terrace.

If a more peaceful day is on the agenda, the Living Room offers respite from the vibrant bustle beyond its walls. Be led into Moments of Mindfulness by a Wat Suthi temple monk or listen to stories about the history of Charoen Krung Road – Bangkok’s first paved road built by the order of King Rama IV in 1861 – and the heart of the city’s vibrant creative arts district. Here you will also discover how to weave Thai flower garlands, marvel at the artistry behind Khon dance and pick up a traditional Thai musical instrument under the guidance of our local experts.    

Capella Culturist

Described as our resident culture seekers, our Capella Culturist are always on hand to guide you through a unique experience of the city. With an insatiable curiosity and a penchant for uncovering the latest treasures along Charoen Krung Road, our Culturist can arrange walking tours of Bangkok’s eclectic local café culture, private meditation sessions with the head monk of a 250-year-old temple, or share with you the best dishes to order at Michelin-starred food stall Jay Fai, whose eponymous owner is considered the queen of Thai street food.

Avid explorers, our Capella Culturist pride themselves on scouring every corner of Bangkok in search of breath-taking scenery, delicious regional dishes and fascinating characters.

Your Capella Culturist will provide a full itinerary of activities and events hosted in the Living Room during your stay.

Capella Curates

At the heart of the Capella philosophy is our visionary curation of culture and experience.

Our Capella Culturists have spent time scouring Bangkok, leaving no leaf unturned in our quest to provide you with unforgettable moments, immersing into the local community to engage and discover local heritage and culture, discovering new skills, and meeting some fascinating people along the way.

We understand escapism beyond the simple indulgence of travel and seek, through knowledge, empathy and respect for our surroundings, to create ‘Capella Curates’; a selection of experiences designed to become lifelong memories.

Read more Capella Curates

Ploenchan Vinyaratn, Textile Artist

Upon graduating with honours in textile design from Central St. Martins in London, Khun ‘Mook’ Ploenchan Vinyaratn returned to Thailand and kindled her passion for woven textiles by joining the Mae Fah Luang Foundation.

Waste Not Want Not

Spend a morning using donations of edible food to prepare nutritious meals to be delivered to Bangkok’s less fortunate.

Mauro Colagreco, Culinary Icon

His restaurant in France, Mirazur, is ranked 1 st in San Pellegrino’s ‘World’s 50 Best Restaurants’. 

Behind Bars

Outside of the walls of Capella Bangkok is a gritty city, which comes alive after dark through an intoxicating mix of smells, sounds, sights, and tastes. Embrace the chaos and awaken the senses with this personalised tour that encapsulates Bangkok's distinct character.

Yai Secrets Revealed

In Yai Secrets Revealed, you will adopt priceless wisdom and life experiences from Yais, who will show you elements of Thailand's rich culture and heritage, from traditional performances to teaching you how to cook heirloom recipes.

One Road, Two Wheels

Moving between bicycles and boats, be transported behind-the-scenes into the local lives, visiting the many communities between Charoenkrung and Charoennakorn roads.

Capella Youth

Building a strong sense of community for a sustainable future.

We are privileged to be entrusted with such exceptional destinations and finding ways to reflect and respect the local culture are vital to our work. As custodian of the community, we are dedicated in the enrichment of our surroundings and the lives of our community, acting as mentors to youths and participating in school initiatives to empower them to create a better tomorrow.

Inspiring Meaningful Education

Every child deserves proper education. But in many rapidly developing cities, thousands of youths are born with the odds stacked against them and find themselves in a poverty cycle. Adopting “Wat Bang Chang Nuea” school in Nakhon Pathom province, Capella Bangkok is dedicated to help break the wheel and make a difference in the lives of these children, nurturing confidence to craft the future they desire. Wat Bang Chang Nuea currently only has seven teachers to meet the needs of the 101 students aged between 3 and 12 years old.

Aside from elevating cafeteria meals and rebuilding facilities that encourage learning and exploration, English lessons and enriching activities aimed at raising resilient leaders of tomorrow will be curated.  More than just education, this long-term engagement allows us to be a constant positive presence in youths lives, offering them a slice of stability and comfort.

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Capella Bangkok
By Waterfront Hotel Co., Ltd. (Branch 00001)

300/2 Charoenkrung Road,
Yannawa, Sathorn,
Bangkok 10120
Thailand

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