When on their trip to Thailand, Crown Prince Lee Shin (Ju Ji-hoon) and Min Hyo-rin (Song Ji-hyo) come secretly to the park of this hotel for a date in episode 9 of Goong/Princess Hours (궁) (MBC, 2006).
Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin [เซ็นทาราแกรนด์บีชรีสอร์ทและวิลลาหัวหิน] –sometimes also known as Centara Grand Hua Hin for short– is a five-star hotel with 251 rooms located in Thailand’s beach resort town Hua Hin.
Opened in 1923 as ‘Railway Hotel’ for the newly constructed railway line leading to Malaysia, it became Thailand’s first resort. It maintains its “colonial-style architecture and furnishings” and is today “regarded as one of the grand hotels of the East”, along with being awarded as one of the Best Heritage Hotels 2018 by CNN Travel. It also has a 160,000 sqm tropical park of 160,000 sqm with crafted topiary figures, four pools, and five restaurants offering Thai and international cuisines.
1 Damnernkasem Road, Hua Hin, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand
1 Damnernkasem Road, ตำบลหัวหิน อำเภอหัวหิน ประจวบคีรีขันธ์ 77110
Geolocation: 12.568219, 99.961798
By Train from Bangkok
Hua Hin Station [หัวหิน] — about 4 hours 15 from Bangkok Railway Station
(12 min. walk)
— submitted by Marion KDL