The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore
The city-state’s first Kempinski hotel stands in the downtown Civic and Cultural District, offering 157 guestrooms and suites spanning almost 50 unique configurations. In all eight room categories however, guests can expect regular mod-cons such as a Sonos audio system, complimentary Wi-Fi, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages, and a generous work desk area. For suite guests, a stay includes complimentary daily breakfast.
For meetings and events, the property offers event spaces ranging from the Private Room, good for 12 guests, to the Salon, which can hold 220 pax theatre-style. Other facilities include a spa, gym and saltwater pool. Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore will also have several F&B offerings in the months to come, anchored by its signature restaurant that has been conceptualised by a three-Michelin-star chef.
Pullman Tokyo, Japan
The first Pullman to open in Japan stands in Tamachi, an up-and-coming business district. The property offers 143 rooms including suites across six categories. Room sizes start from 29m2, and go up to the 81m2 Pullman Suite. All spaces come furnished with mod cons such as a Pullman bed from Takumi Otsuka, LCD TV, blackout shades, complimentary Wi-Fi, minibar, coffee machine and Bose wireless speaker.
For functions, Pullman Tokyo offers four banquet rooms all located on the ninth floor, the largest of which can take up to 64 pax banquet-style. There’s also a meeting room on the second floor that can take 15 pax in boardroom configuration. Other facilities include the Platform 9 rooftop bar, all-day dining restaurant Kasa and fitness centre.
Novotel and ibis Styles Bangkok Sukhumvit 4, Thailand
The second dual-hotel brand concept in Bangkok has opened in the heart of Sukhumvit, within the Thai capital’s CBD. Guests staying at either of the two hotels can avail amenities such as the all-day diner Food Exchange, RedSquare Rooftop Bar on level 24, fitness centre and swimming pool.
Featuring modern Thai interiors, Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 4 boasts 185 Deluxe and Grand Deluxe rooms that overlook the city skyline. Guestrooms feature a 49-inch Smart TV, a connectivity panel, minibar, safety deposit box, and work desk.
The newly-built 133-room ibis Styles Bangkok Sukhumvit 4 features double and twin bedding, where each guestroom comes furnished with a 42-inch TV, a minifridge, and tea and coffee making facilities.
Oakwood Apartments Yangzhou, China
The first international serviced apartment brand to open in Yizheng, Yangzhou offers 144 keys. The 17-storey building’s apartments range from studios to three-bedrooms, and includes fully-equipped kitchens, household appliances and complimentary Wi-Fi. Guests will be able to enjoy a host of facilities such as a fitness centre, resident’s lounge, an F&B outlet, meeting rooms and bilingual concierge support.