Sofitel Centara Grand Resort and Villas Hua Hin
Star Rating
5.0 star rating 
1 Damnernkasem Road
Hua Hin
Hua Hin
Prachuap Khiri Khan

Sofitel Centara Grand Resort and Villas Hua Hin

Price Range
Instant Reservation
Phone Number
+66 (0)32-51 2021
Fax Number
+66 (0)32-51 1014
Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin (formerly Sofitel Central Hua Hin Resort, Hua Hin): The elegance of a bygone era is carefully retained in this fascinating Colonial style low-rise hotel, which boasts a unique topiary with meticulously sculted elephants, squirrels, and birds on 16 hectares of land, with its own private beach.
Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin, the Kingdom’s first resort hotel, was opened in 1923 as the Railway Hotel and now offers 207 luxurious rooms, suites, Sofitel Club rooms, 4 pools, and an excellent beachfront location, making it a destination of choice for the discerning travelers. The resort is situated directly on Hua Hin beach, just 190 kilometers south of Bangkok, direct access to Hua Hin town, a glimpse of the local street life and shopping is only steps from the resort, and surrounded by six 18 hole golf courses.
The latest addition to the resort are 42 luxurious private spa and pool villas, offering exclusive romantic getaways or indeed a family vacation with a difference in our premium oversized villas.
Designed in a New England Colonial Style, every villa affords luxurious and extensive facilities and amenities complimented by impeccable service.
Sofitel Club experience is enjoyed by all villa guests.
Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin has 207 luxurious appointed rooms and suites, and the Sofitel Club executive floor. Each room has a private balcony overlooking a beautiful landscaped garden and / or ocean. High ceilings, period furniture and elegant detailing blend together to create a hotel of unsurpassed luxury. The decor is rich polished hardwood softened by the warm tones of Thai silk, in a style evoking the spirit of the 1920s.
The 42 "New England Colonial Style" villas at Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin offer an accommodation choice of Deluxe Spa Villa, Deluxe Pool Villa, and Premium Deluxe Pool Villa. Complimenting these heavenly hide-aways are a communal pool, all day restaurant and Thai restaurant, and a Sofitel Club Lounge exclusive to villa guests.
Every comfort has been considered in the design and furnishing of the villas. Inside, you will discover the heavenly Sofitel “My Bed” experience, comfortable lounging area and pristine bathrooms complete with separate bath tub and rain shower. Outside, whether pool or spa feature, there is plenty of space to enjoy bathing, sunbathing, dining or just relaxing with a favorite book.
Two putting greens, three swimming pools, tennis courts, a snooker room, badminton, table tennis and fitness centre are all available at the hotel. The Hua Hin area is home to several championship golf courses located a short drive from the hotel.
• Baby-sitting service
• Badminton / Volleyball
• Beauty Salon and Boutiques
• Car Rental
• SPA Cenvaree
• Children’s Playroom and Playground
• Fitness Centre
• Giant chess
• Jim Thompson Shop
• Laundry and Valet Service
• Library
• Petanque
• Sea Canoeing
Sofitel Centara Grand Resort & Villas Hua Hin ’s location, just over two hours from Bangkok, makes it ideal for meetings, incentive, or conference groups of up to 250 people. Garden functions for as many as 450 people are our speciality. The hotel’s banqueting staff strives to create events tailored to the specific needs of each group or meeting.
• Sight-seeing tour reservations
• Six golf courses within 20 minutes from the hotel
• Snooker & Games room
• Sofitel Club
• Swimming pools
• Tennis courts (flood-lit)
• Wi-Fi wireless internet access

Services marked with (*) shall be paid at the establishment.

Railway Restaurant
Seating Capacity: 100 (indoor) / 60 (outdoor)
The Railway Restaurant is an elegant and historic venue set in the heart of the colonial resort. This international restaurant serves a variety of Thai and Western cuisine, classically prepared by Chef Somai Yuenyung. Signature dishes include "Khao Pad Rot Fai," or Railway Fried Rice, as well as a wide selection of pasta and sandwiches. The Railway Restaurant also serves a breakfast buffet, including both Asian and Western cuisine. During the week, the Railway features French, Italian and Eastern-Oriental buffets, as well as a "Mini-Buffet."
Palm Pavilion
Seating Capacity: 45 (indoor) / 40 (outdoor)
The Palm Pavilion, located both just next to the Gulf of Siam and within the classic colonial pavilion, is the ultimate in luxury. Fusion gastronomic cuisine is the specialty here, and Chef Veerasak Jariyatassakorn lovingly prepares each dish. The Palm Pavilion’s specialties include Tropical Fruit and Lobster Salad, Grilled Shitake Mushroom Cappuccino with Chili Dust and Wok Flavored Rock Lobster on an Asparagus bed. The restaurant also features two delicious Thai and Seafood buffets.
Palm Terrace
Seating Capacity: 150 (outdoor)
The Palm Terrace features the most spectacular views of the entire grandiose resort and the lovely Gulf of Siam. Each table is located within a stone’s throw of the sea. The restaurant serves lunch and snacks to outdoor diners relaxing at the pool or by the beach. Some signature dishes include the Indonesian Nasi Goreng, Andulusian Gazpacho Soup, excellent Baked Lasagna and Prawn, and Mango Salad. A grand sala overlooking the Gulf of Siam also highlights the Palm Terrace.

Salathai Restaurant
Seating Capacity: 70 (indoor / outdoor)
The Salathai Restaurant, which features authentic Thai cuisine, boasts a central and quaint location within the classic bungalows area. Each dish incorporates local flavors, specifically designed to introduce Westerners to the delights of Thai food. Specialties include Yam Pol La Mai Ruam, or Thai Mixed Fruit Salad. The Salathai Restaurant also features a weekly Thai Night Market buffet, as well as Thai Cooking Classes.
Sofitel Club
Seating Capacity: 72 (indoor / outdoor)
Situated in the front of the picturesque Garden Pool, The Sofitel Club lounge serves tasteful Asian and Western Breakfasts, as well as meals throughout the day. The lounge allows its guests an ideal shady rest spot after a morning or afternoon by the pool. Special dishes served by the pool include the Tomato and Bocconcini Salad with Basil Vinaigrette.
The Museum
Seating Capacity: 60 (outdoor)
Located in the original hotel lobby, The Museum Coffee & Tea Corner highlights the classic atmosphere of the bygone era that characterizes the hotel. Each pastry, carefully prepared by Executive Pasty Chef Somsak Larbprasit, deliciously intrigues any sweet tooth. Chef’s specialties include Lenotre finechocolate cakes, as well as traditional English afternoon tea, which features a wide selection of scones, finger pastries and crepes.
Elephant Bar
Seating Capacity: 50 (indoor)
The Elephant Bar, located in the main lobby, is an ideal meeting spot after a day at the beach, the pool or on the golf course. Serving light snacks, beverages and alcoholic drinks, the Elephant Bar epitomizes the classic atmosphere of the historic hotel. Featured drinks include the Hotel’s original cocktail "Heritage Fizz."
Satchmo Club
Seating Capacity: 60 (indoor)
The Satchmo Club is Hua Hin’s ultimate in classy entertainment. Featuring a vibrant Filipino Band, The Flash Band, Satchmo feat

Child Policies

Currently no specific policy is available. It's likely that the common policy applies: Children below 12 years of age stay free of charge in their parent's room in a cot/rollaway bed. Breakfast for the child has to be purchased extra. For other children an extra bed has to be booked (Triple Room).

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Latitude: 12.567670 Longitude: 99.960091

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Tourism Authority of Thailand License Number 22/0123.

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