Update SO Sofitel Hua Hin, the new phase with pool access and more

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Situated along Cha Am beach a 2.5-hour drive from Bangkok, SO Sofitel Hua Hin’s ‘Imaginative Escape’ concept combines the destination’s upscale vibe with the resort’s playful luxury attitude.

The resort’s artistic journey is designed by award-winning architect, designers and enhanced with aesthetics by signature fashion designer, Polpat Asavaphrapa. The resort features 109 rooms, family suites, pool access rooms and standalone pool villas in two distinct styles: SO Arty and SO Nature. Surprising wine and dine experiences await at White Oven restaurant, Beach Society beach club, SO Sundae poolside eatery and HI-SO rooftop bar.

Then, SO Sofitel Hua Hin has unveiled a phase 2 expansion with the launch of its brand new wing with state-of-the-art of leisure facilities and room types for business and leisure travellers. Guests staying at the hotel can look forward to the new 16-meter x 60-meter Signature Pool, consisting of a water playground anchored by a Wibit adventure course running down the middle of the pool.

The new wing also includes the new One-bedroom SO Pool Villas and SO Family Suites complete with bunk beds. Facilities also include a dedicated kid’s pool area and a SO Sundae poolside ice cream bar. An added family friendly feature includes Kids Tent, a kids club where young children can enjoy fun activities and entertainment.

The new SO Studio and SO Lofty Pool Access rooms feature an open concept design complemented with a customized television/wardrobe console which can swivel and can be enjoyed from the bathtub or bed. The refurbished SO Comfy Pool Access and brand new SO Lofty Pool Access rooms boast private outdoor terraces providing direct access to the Signature Pool. 

As part of the expansion, guest can also enjoy a round of golf at the mini 18-hole golf course and a game of tennis or basketball at the resort’s multi-purpose court that will open on December 1st. For an evening bike ride, the resort’s private 627-meter bicycle track will be opening year-end where bikes will also available for rent.  The resort also features a pillar-less ballroom, an executive meeting room, and a multifunction room.

Rooms & Pool Villas Update

Drawing his inspiration from nature’s splendour and French modern art, our well-known interior designer Donatien Carratier created two distinctive room styles – inspired by French elegance SO Arty and nature’s splendor SO Nature.

SO STUDIO (NEW)

Experience resort chic with the open plan design of SO Studio, styled in SO Nature theme. Located on the second and third floor with an accommodating room size of 56 square meters, it is perfect for taking in full natural light with its floor to ceiling frameless windows. The balcony with pool view is an excellent spot to take fresh air.

SO COMFY POOL ACCESS

Jump directly into the Signature Pool from your room. With same room features and design as the SO Comfy, the Pool Access room offers a large 40 square meters outdoor terrace perfect for socializing and pool hang. Rooms located on the first floor features a large round sofa lounger with squared umbrella and area of green. Rooms located on the second floor features a spiral stairway in the bathroom down to a private cabana with sofa and ceiling fan. Floor allocations are subject to availability.

SO LOFTY POOL ACCESS (NEW)

Access Signature Pool directly from you room. Featuring 40 square meters of terrace area with sofa lounger and 56 square meters of open plan room in SO Nature style. The bathroom features a large round bathtub, rain shower with seating, and toilet with bidet shower. The room is located on ground floor and can accommodate an extra adult on the sofa bed at additional charge.

SO FAMILY SUITE (NEW)

Experience more fun for the entire family with a spacious suite of 1oo square meters. Located on second floor next to Signature Pool, the suites features a living room with dining area, master bedroom, open plan bathroom, guest bathroom and kids’ room with bunk beds. The two balconies of the suite overlooking the pool features frameless floor to ceiling windows for maximum daylight. The suite is suitable for parents with older kids who can sleep in bunk beds (up to age of 12), there is also space for an extra adult on the sofa bed at extra charge. For extended families, the suite offers connecting room to a SO Studio.

ONE-BEDROOM SO POOL VILLA (NEW)

Experience a One Bedroom SO Pool Villa for private and intimate stays, perfect for honeymooners, couples, or BFFs. Cool down from the heat or go skinny dipping in your own  private pool within the spacious 215 sqm villa. A personal playground with living room, day room and dining table suitable for hanging out. The outdoor cabana features a sofa with ceiling fan and 2 sun beds. Dive into the Sofitel MyBed sleep experience in the master bedroom with pillow menus and amenities designed to make you sleep better. The open-bathroom design features a rain-shower, a bathtub and signature Indulgent Bath service with a range of experience baths. For stargazed evenings, request for private movie in the pool set-up with your own popcorn of choice.   Enjoy daily refilled in-room private bar with local snacks, herbal drinks, finest tea selections and illy espresso machine.   Stay connected with Free WiFi and SMART TV.

Experience Update

WELL-BEING Update

Signature Pool

SO Sofitel Hua Hin’s main pool is a large 16 by 60 meter watery playground anchored by a Wibit inflatable water pool adventure course running down the middle of the pool and overseen by trained lifeguards. A dedicated 5 by 5 meters shallow kid’s pool area on one end is bordered by SO Sundae poolside ice cream and snack bar to ensure a splashtastic time for all. Opens daily from 8AM to 9PM

DINING – RESTUARANTS & BARS Update

SO Sundae

Cool off at the tent of happiness next to the Signature Pool, where light bites, dessert, imaginative flavored ice cream and for-adults-only popsicles provide the perfect refreshments for a fun day in the sun.

FAMILY & RECREATION Update

Bring the whole family and share in the joys of a creative escape. SO Family rooms, SO Family Kids Houses, and SO Family Suites all come with a fun bunk bed for fun-loving children, while pool access rooms make it easy to keep an eye on the kids from the private terrace. A dedicated kids menu available in the room service menu keeps little taste buds happy and provides the fuel for endless mini adventures.

Kids Tent

The 74 m2 kids club near the Signature Pool provides a gathering place for the playful creatures around the resort to meet and mingle with little guests. Fun activities and entertainment are offered in a safe setting under watchful supervision. Inside the air-conditioned space, safari styling and plush seating invite little escapists to join in a led crafts activity, dive into the ball pit, play PS4 or Nintendo Switch games, or sit back and enjoy an age-appropriate movie. A program of activities tailored for kids include recycle crafts projects, kids’ yoga, and sand painting. Outside, a purpose-built playground outside features slides, swings, and a rubber surface floors for ouch-less spills, while older kids can battle it out on the life-sized chess board at the Rabbit Lawn.

For kids 4 – 10 years old (kids under 4 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian)

Open daily from 9AM – 7PM

SO Wonderland Adventure Golf

Double, double, toil and trouble – enchantments burn and good times bubble! Players follow the bunny down the rabbit hole and escape to the 3,600 sqm SO Wonderland Adventure Golf. Styled as an enchanted forest, golfers are sent on a mission to help Viola the Witch gather ingredients at each of the 18 holes to bring the stone animals back to life.

Open daily from 9AM to 7PM

Tennis & Basketball Court

The multipurpose tennis and basketball court located next to SO Sundae and SO Wonderland Adventure Golf Course, the challenge is depending on the level of game you bring, equipment are provided free-of-charge.

Open daily from 9AM8PM

Pickleball Court

Bounce and hit, Pickleball is the combination of badminton, tennis, table tennis together to create funs activities which surely sweat you away.

Bicycle Tracks

Feel the wind through your hair as you explore the resort on two wheels on a dedicated 627 meter-long bike path which goes around the mini golf adventure and around the resort. Adult and children bikes are available for rent.

Opens daily from 7AM – 9PM

Services

Free WiFi internet in-room and throughout the resort, bell service, currency exchange, dry cleaning, ironing, valet parking, free parking, babysitting, Resort Guru tour service, resort activities including morning yoga class, beach volleyball, monk almsgiving and Thai cooking class.

Seasonal Events

The destination boasts many cultural and leisure events, including an annual Jazz Festival with famous international and local artists, the Cha-Am International Kite Festival and Vintage Car Festival. Every December, SO Sofitel Hua Hin also hosts SO Beach Fest, a celebration event of arts, craft beer and music.

LOCATION

Hotel is located on a private beach in North Cha-Am, approximately 2,5 hours drive from Bangkok and 30 mins from Hua Hin center.

GPS: 12 .8356, 99.9974

Traveling by car from Bangkok

Head South to Phetchaburi using route 35 (Rama 2 Road) > Exit to Phetchaburi at Route 4 (Phetkasem Road) > Exit to Cha-Am > Turn left at Cha-Am Intersection > Turn left at Family Mart and continue straight > Turn left after the bridge and turn right to Hadchao-Puektian Road > Resort will be located on the right

Traveling by car from Hua Hin

Head North to Phetchaburi using Route 4 (Phetkasem Road) > Turn right at Cha-Am Intersection > Turn left at Family Mart and continue to Srisakulthai Road > Turn left after the bridge and turn right to Hadchao-Puektian Road > Resort will be located on the right

Traveling by public van from Bangkok

Drop off with public van at Cha-Am Intersection and contact the hotel via phone 032-709555

We can send a taxi to pick you up with additional charge of 300.-THB per car per way

Traveling by public train from Bangkok

Drop off with public van at Hua Hin railway station and contact the hotel via phone 032-709555

We can send a taxi to pick you up with additional charge of 500.-THB per car per way

Airports

Hua Hin Airport is at 25 km from the hotel with capability of landing private propeller plan or private jet; Air Asia currently offers direct flights to Hua Hin from Kuala Lumpur. The resort can also arrange airport transfers to and from both Suvarnabhumi International Airport (Bangkok International Airport) and Don Mueang International Airport in Bangkok, which are located 200 and 195 kilometers away respectively.

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