Graceful and stately as a Grande Dame, Settha Palace is an old world hotel that emanates the French colonial days.
Built in 1932, guests are warmly received in a large foyer that flows into an elegant lobby bar, restaurant and outside to the pleasant tropical garden and swimming pool replete with loungers and sun umbrellas.
The 28 rooms and suites are timeless and classic, the decor in step with the feel of the hotel: glass-topped polished rosewood furniture, poster beds, fluffy duvets, blue and white porcelain lamps, sitting area and black and white marble bathroom with separate shower and tub. Staff offer personalised and professional service and you may see guests being chauffeured around town in the hotel's iconic London taxi. All this class and opulence comes at a price. For a city with a penchant for new flashy and gaudy hotels, an understated hotel that looks back in time is refreshing.
Rates below include tax and service. Single guests get US$10-20 off room rate.
By Cindy Fan
Last updated on 11th February, 2016.