For those long term visitors to Bangkok on secondment, projects, study leave or extended holidays living in serviced apartments is often preferred.
If this applies to you, and you are travelling with family or expect a fair influx of guests during your stay, this 2 bedroom serviced apartment for rent at Quad Sukhumvit 36 should suit perfectly.
This modern, welcoming, low rise apartment block have staff that will make you feel very much at home. As for the accommodation, the apartment offers 120 square metres and opens to a living space that includes a lounge area, dining space and compact kitchen.
The lounge has a comfortable long sofa with matching daybed extension, a coffee table and an extended table for the daybed (think hospital bed tables!), a two shelf unit and large flat screen TV. Relaxing here will come easily.
For meal times there is a 4-place dining suite that is positioned close to sliding doors offering access to the apartments long balcony with views across the front courtyard of the building. This dining area has a stylish hanging ceiling light with another above the breakfast bar, and benefits from excellent natural light.
Meals taken here or at the breakfast bar with its two high stools, will be cooked in the compact kitchen opposite. There is a mix of white cupboards and drawers and grey units that match the breakfast bar. There are built-in cooking hobs with hood above, large fridge/freezer and microwave oven included in the appliances.
The 2 bedrooms are crisp and inviting. The master has a double bed with the guest room holding 2 single beds. Both have a mix of bedside cabinets, chest of drawers, dressers, wardrobes with full length mirrors and flat screen televisions.
To complete your comfort the two bathrooms have been finished to the highest standard. Both have modern w.c.'s, the master has a 'his' and 'her' wash basin set while the guest has a large single wash basin. Both have large wall mirrors, and the master has a corner bathtub with glass enclosed rainhead shower unit while the guest bathroom has a similar glass enclosed rainhead shower area.
The Quad Sukhumvit 36 is a fully serviced operation and offers services such as apartment cleaning three times each week and linen change twice per week. Security is taken seriously and there are 24/7 uniformed personnel on duty. Those residents who require have secure parking, and there is a helpful reception to assist you.
In terms of leisure you can keep in trim by using the fully equipped fitness room or relax around the inviting swimming pool.
The Quad is on Sukhumvit Soi 36 with the nearest BTS station being Thonglor. Anyone driving will reach an Expressway Toll Booth within 1.5 km. This is the same distance as an international standard hospital. If you have children with you there is a good choice of international schools within the area, the closest is just 500 metres. Shopping offers lots of options and there is a supermarket selling international fayre also 500 metres. For longer shopping trips Gateway Ekamai Shopping Mall can be easily reached.
Entertainment and Dining options in the surrounding area are good, and even better in the rapidly rising Ekamai and ever popular Thonglor areas.
Phrom Phong is a commercially concentrated area that is popular with upscale citizens and foreigners with families. While more compact than others, Phrom Phong is filled with a mass of quality condominiums, hotels, restaurants and boutique shops reinforcing it as one of the most upscale and desired neighborhoods in Bangkok.
The highlight of Phrom Phong is the EM District, made up of three world-class shopping malls, The Emporium, EM Quartier and EM Sphere, to be the new epic center of Bangkok. Next to it, is the Benjasiri Park, a prominent inner city park which offers an ample amount of activities and green rest stop for its urban visitors.
There is a large expat presence in Phrom Phrong that reaps the conveniences and luxuries of the area. Popular amongst the expats are the Japanese who have built a large community observed by their many business signs and language schools.