New hotel openings: July 1 to 8, 2016


Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong
InterContinental Hotels Group’s first Hotel Indigo in Singapore has opened in the city’s iconic Katong neighbourhood. Integrating a modern multi-storey building with a former police station, the hotel features 131 guestrooms across Deluxe and Premium categories, each 30m2 in size; a 24-hour fitness centre; and a rooftop infinity pool. The all-day dining restaurant, Baba Chews Bar and Eatery, serves Peranakan cuisine and western fare. The property is a 15-minute drive from Changi Airport and the CBD.


Four Points by Sheraton Singapore, Riverview
The Lion City’s first Four Points hotel has debuted by the Singapore River near the Robertson Quay district. Four Points Singapore, Riverview was launched after a redevelopment of the former Riverview Hotel’s common areas, meeting spaces, facilities and all 476 guestrooms. The hotel received an additional meeting room on top of its seven existing event spaces which include a ballroom with capacity for up to 320 pax. Amenities include the all-day dining The Eatery, a lobby bar, a 24-hour fitness centre, a pool and complimentary Wi-Fi.


amba Taipei Songshan
The amba Taipei Songshan has opened just five minutes’ drive from the Taipei 101 tower. Over 70 per cent of the hotel’s 189 guestrooms are said to have views of either Taipei 101 or the Keelung River. Room categories range from Smart Rooms (27m2) to Studio (107m2). All guestrooms offer complimentary Wi-Fi, a 48-inch HD TV and a Nespresso machine. As well, the hotel features the Que restaurant, a modern chophouse, and an event space accommodating up to 150 for meetings and 200 for banquets.

Thailand, Khao Lak, Anda Mani hotel, pool

X2 Khao Lak Anda Mani
Boutique lifestyle brand X2 and Bespoke Hospitality Management Asia have launched the Khao Lak Anda Mani resort in Thailand’s Phang Nga province. All nine guestrooms (a combination of suites and villas) look out to Lam Kaen beach and the resort pool.


Grand Mercure Mysuru
AccorHotels has introduced the 146-room Grand Mercure Mysuru in India’s Mysuru city. The property features facilities such as a fitness centre, a terrace pool, a play area for children and a spa, while F&B options include a 24-hour multi-cuisine restaurant, a deli, a bar and a rooftop restaurant. Located on the New Sayaji Rao Road where Dasara processions take place, the hotel has availed a viewing gallery on the sixth floor from which guests can witness the iconic Dasara festivities.

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