The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts will be unveiling the Rosewood Phuket, its first South-east Asia resort, on November 2. Situated along a 600m-long beachfront in Phuket’s Emerald Bay, the property offers 71 pool pavilions and villas. Rooms start at 130m2 for the Ocean View Pool Pavilion and go up to 796m2 for the standalone two-bedroom Ocean House. Asaya, Rosewood’s holistic wellness concept, will debut at the resort with a programme of alternative therapies, lifestyle coaching and fitness activities. Other recreational facilities include a fitness centre, children’s facility and beachside infinity pool. There will also be four F&B venues, and 243m2 of event space. The hotel is open for bookings.
InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72
Perched atop the Keangnam Landmark72 building from the 62nd to 71st floors is the InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72. Billed as Vietnam’s tallest hotel, its 359 rooms, including 34 suites, all offer panoramic views courtesy of their floor-to-ceiling windows. Aside from the property’s four F&B options, the hotel also offers guests access to a swimming pool, business centre, fitness centre and a variety of small and large meeting spaces, including the largest pillarless ballroom (920m2) and largest ballroom foyer area (1,020m2) in Hanoi.
ibis Styles Ulaanbaatar Polaris
AccorHotels has debuted its first property in Mongolia, the 95-room ibis Styles Ulaanbaatar Polaris. The property stands in the capital’s Khan Uu District, a 15-minute drive to Chinggis Khaan International Airport. The hotel has one restaurant, the ibis Kitchen, on-site, and leisure facilities include a children’s play area and a gym (to open in 2018). It has two meeting rooms that can host up to 100 guests.
The Ritz-Carlton, Langkawi
This oceanfront resort has opened amid the Malaysian island’s lush rainforest. Aside from the 70 rooms, 15 suites and 29 villas on offer, the property also has Villa Mutiara that can accommodate up to eight pax and comes with two pools and access to a private beach. Facilities include four dining venues, a Ritz Kids club, outdoor tennis court, fully-equipped gym, infinity pool, spa and indoor/outdoor yoga space.
Hilton Garden Inn Shiyan
The Hilton Garden Inn in the Chinese city of Shiyan in northwestern Hubei province offers 152 guestrooms, including 16 family guest rooms with separate living rooms, and one deluxe suite. Guests can expect bedding with hypoallergenic pillows, 43-inch HDTVs, work spaces with ergonomic chairs, mini-fridges, and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Amenities include three F&B options, a 24-hour gym and self-service laundromat. For meetings and events, the property has 210m2 of space, spread across four meeting rooms.