Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas

Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin, Formerly the Hua Hin Railway Hotel, one of the classic hotels of the East, was constructed in 1923, back when the railway line between Bangkok and Malaysia was in full swing and Hua Hin emerged as the Thailands first beach resort. It realy can be said that this hotel has fully retained its old-world charm. The resort has recently been renovated with every sensitivity towards its original elegance, and with its beachfront setting, extensive topiary gardens and a myriad of facilities, has every comfort required by today’s leisure and business travellers.

There are 207 luxuriously appointed rooms and suites, all designed to evoke the spirit of the 1920s, with high ceilings, period-style furniture and a gracious décor. Each guestroom has a private furnished balcony overlooking the landscaped gardens, the swimming pools, or the Gulf of Thailand. The suites feature generous total living space ranging from 60 to 170 square metres, including the option of duplex accommodation. In addition, there are 42 villas which are set amid the extensive gardens in a separate area and feature a colonial décor and the option of an outdoor Jacuzzi or a private pool. Each villa provides absolute privacy while the Premium Deluxe Pool Villas are a luxurious retreat with private pool and outdoor sala.

Ideally located in the centre of Hua Hin, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin spans over 16 hectares of land and enjoys direct access to seven kilometres of white sand beach. Hua Hin’s shops and leisure attractions are all within easy walking distance, and Hua Hin railway station is nearby. The resort town of Hua Hin is 190 kilometres south of Bangkok and can be reached in less then three hours via the four-lane highway.

With its location on the beachfront the resort is perfect for swimming, boating and relaxing. Each wing of the resort has a dedicated swimming pool, and there are two putting greens, two tennis courts, a snooker room, badminton, table tennis and a fitness centre. The resort is family friendly and has a children’s playground, children’s pools and a Kids’ Club that features Camp Safari for children aged four to nine years old and E-Zone for those in their teens. SPA Cenvaree offers a full range of luxurious massage and body treatments combining ancient Asian therapies with modern technology, and the outdoor salas provide a soothing setting for a foot massage or a Thai traditional massage. Other facilities include a shopping arcade and the Club Lounge,

The restaurants and bars reflect the leisured era from which the resort dates. The Railway Restaurant, the all-day dining restaurant, features daily buffets and an a la carte menu that offer an eclectic mix of Asian, Thai and Mediterranean cuisines, while gourmet fusion cuisine with an accent on seafood is on offer at the Palm Pavilion. Japanese delicacies and Thai cuisine with recipes gathered from the four regions of the country are served respectively at Hagi and Suan Bua Thai Restaurant, with Thai cooking classes available at the latter.

Palm Terrace is set a stone’s throw away from the beach while The Museum and Elephant Bar have proved to be popular for afternoon teas and innovative cocktails.


  • Luxury Furnishings & Amenities
  •  Room Service
  •  4 Swimming Pools
  •  6 Restaurants
  •  The Elephant Bar
  •  Gymnasium
  •  Entertainment
  •  Business Facilities
  •  Beauty Salon
  •  Children’s Playroom & Playground
  •  Tennis Court
  •  Badminton Court
  •  Volleyball Court
  •  Giant Chessboard