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

The Japanese hotel brand open its third oversees branch and first Thailand branch in the heart of Bangkok city.

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.

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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

This material is being delivered to the following press clubs today.

  • MLIT Press Association MLIT Construction Press Association
  • Kanagawa Prefectural Government Press Club ○ Yokohama Municipal Government Press Association ○Yokohama Economic Press Club

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