member of design hotels TM. The chic Metropolitan is arguably Bangkok's first truly contemporary hotel, the much-heralded creation of Christina Ong, owner of COMO Hotels and Resorts. Located in Bangkok's Central Business District, it's minutes from the city's major shopping haunts.In keeping with COMO's commitment to innovative design, Kathryn Kng, Singapore's hottest interior architect, fashioned the Metropolitan's sleekly modern interiors. The aesthetics of the 171 guest rooms - including four penthouses - is clean lines and a seductive mix of East and West, contemporary and antique, enhanced by a combination of natural light flooding in and intuitive lighting from London-based Isometrix.Like its London sister, The Metropolitan, Bangkok has a Met Bar a hip, lounge style members only bar - open to hotel guests - with international DJ's and formidable Martini menu. Also featuring, the signature COMO Shambhala Urban Escape (custom made bathroom amenities and yoga mats placed inside guest rooms) and two restaurants, overseen by esteemed Australian Chefs, Amanda Gale and Daniel Moran Cy'an, serving Mediterranean inspired cuisine, and Glow, dedicated to healthful, organic cooking.