Nigel Franklyn steps into Bangkok’s most exquisite boutique hotel and discovers the ultimate urban retreat


Upon entering The Siam, which opened in mid-2012, you feel as if you have walked onto a movie set of a genteel country retreat. It is old school glamour. It is iconic. I’ve been on and off property since the construction began, and it’s wonderful to see the hotel become something much greater than the bricks and mortar.

Nigel Franklyn