When Torlarp met Chef Nui

A chance meeting at dinner. A shared love of creating art and finding value in the unvalued. Find out how multidisciplinary artist Torlap’s encounter with executive sous chef Nui during his stay at Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok inspired the first hotel review you can touch. Meet the Human Difference.

Meet thePeople of Kimpton

At Kimpton, we believe heartfelt human connections makes life better. When you stay with us, you’ll find meaningful and deeply personal experiences are our everyday. The human difference - starts with our people.


Chef Nui

Executive Sous Chef

Ask our very own Executive Sous Chef Nui to cook you up a treasured Thai or international recipe at the Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok. He'll leave you desperate for seconds and fixated on his inventive creations & fresh flavours.


Guest Service Officer

No request is too small for our resident Guest Service Officer, Emma who goes the extra mile every time to give you a hand! Whether it's a new bar in town or what time social hour starts, she'll point you in the right direction whenever you need it.


Outlet Manager, Stock.Room

Mildy's passion for good food, and an endless supply of positivity makes her one of the stars of the Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok as the Outlet Manager of Stock.Room. If you ever bump into her, make sure you ask her all about Stock.Room’s fun collaborations, cool pop-up restaurants, or culinary events!

Chef Lamberto

Executive Chef

From Ixtapa to San Francisco to Florida, Chef Lamberto’s culinary journey spans across 11 destinations in 8 countries. Overseeing a team of chefs at all our hotel’s restaurants, Lamberto believes in using only the freshest local seasonal ingredients and loves to be creative yet truthful to the product.


Barista, CRAFT

As our talented Barista at CRAFT, Pat knows how to make coffee in a myriad of ways. A creative outlet, a canvas for art design – he treats coffee beans with love. Make sure you say hello to Pat as you pop by for your morning cup of joe!

Meet thePlace of Kimpton

You deserve a hotel as unique as you are. At Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok, our proudly local and undiluted version of the City of Angels is reflected in every corner of the hotel, featuring organic materials and Thai artisanship fused with modern comfort.



Whether it's coffee or the other brew you are after, we've got you covered. CRAFT brings the local coffee scene to life in the lobby of the Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok, and also has a wide range of local and international beers and cocktails – all paired with easy eats and a curated music vibe.

The Lobby

Like the city itself, our lobby is a playground of lively contrasts. Carefree and relaxed, edgy yet refined, the lush greenery of Lumpini Park juxtaposed against intricate Thai artisanship. Feel the electric pulse of the city – always buzzing, curious and alive – as soon as you step within.

The Garden

Inspired by the lush greenery of Lumpini Park, the Garden is the heart and soul of our hotel. Chill with garden beats or chat amongst small bites – fill your soul with a much-needed breath of freshness in the bustling City of Angels.


Whatever you're after, Stock.Room will sort you out! Something is always cooking at the casual and high-energy gorcerant eatery that houses its own Coffee Roastery and Juicery, Baker, Butcher, Grill and Larder, Pasta Kitchen, Wet Grocery Room and Thai revolving 'pop-up' kitchen.

The Guest Rooms

Crafted to celebrate the city. Each space simply one-of-a-kind. With a host of contemporary comfort and illustrations by Bangkok artist Phannapast, our Guest Rooms have been designed to delight and enrich your everyday life.

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