Crazy for Cookies: A taste of the Phuket cookie-themed suite decked out with fresh baked choco chip bar, dough-scented amenities

Cookie-centric vacation living. Photo courtesy of  DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort.
Cookie-centric vacation living. Photo courtesy of DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort.

Sure, you like cookies. But do you like them so much that you would plan a whole trip where the experience revolves around cookies? We’re talking not only sinking your teeth into free flow cookies, but also surrounding yourself with a cookie aesthetic and an overwhelming scent of cookies. Full. Cookie. Immersion.

That’s the whole concept of the “world’s first cookie-themed suite”, an experiential stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort.

DoubleTree by Hilton has really leaned in hard to its cookie branding — their whole thing is warm, freshly baked cookies upon check-in. They’ve been doing it since the 1980s and even have a chief cookie executive officer (COO).

Anyway, enough cookie history, and back to Phuket.

The whole reason for this cookie-themed suite is to mark (or rather, market) the launch of the hotel’s Phuket location which opened on Sept. 5 of this year. The cookie suite is just a short-term promotional stunt that will live on until Dec. 31, 2019.

A look at the photos of the cookie suite are surprisingly more **tasteful** (bada-bing) than we would’ve expected, in so much as that we were expecting a more kitschy setup from anything with such a strong theme.

The cookie suite. Photo courtesy of DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort.
The cookie suite. Photo courtesy of DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort.
The cookie living room. Photo courtesy of DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort
The cookie living room. Photo courtesy of DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort

A vacation in this suite comes with a bar of gooey cookies, cookie bathrobes and plushies, and a beach kit with a custom cookie beach umbrella and towels, we’re told.

There’s also cookie-scented candles and body-scrubs — just so you can really inhale the sweet cookie aroma with every move.

The 3D2N package, ranges from THB7500 to THB10,000 (US$249 to US$332).

Yes, that's cookie-scented body scrub. Photo courtesy of DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort.
Yes, that’s cookie-scented body scrub. Photo courtesy of DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort.

What intrigues us perhaps the most of all though are the Pad Thai and Coconut-flavored cookies that are unique to the Phuket property.

Personally, we do love our cookies but we’re not about to fly to Phuket just for a full-on cookie immersion. However, if you happen to be planning a trip to Phuket before the year’s end and make it to the cookie suite, please let us know in the comments how those novelty cookies taste.

FIND IT:

Cookie-Themed Suite at DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort
94 Thaveewong Rd, Patong Beach, Phuket
+66-76-340850

 

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