The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
Recently opened in the UNESCO-listed town of Luang Prabang in Laos is the 30-key Parasol Blanc. Decorated in a blend of traditional Laotian design and contemporary décor, rooms come with a mini-bar, personal safe, tea and coffee making facilities, alongside a private balcony or terrace. As well, the White Lotus Restaurant serves both traditional Laotian and international dishes.
Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai Bangkok
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has opened its first serviced apartment, Mövenpick Residences Ekkamai Bangkok, on March 1. The new property features 158 studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments that range in size from 32m2 to 75m2. All residences come with complimentary Wi-Fi, flatscreen TVs and kitchen equipment. Amenities on-site include a 25m-long outdoor saltwater swimming pool, a rooftop fitness centre, a restaurant and shuttle services to the nearest BTS station.
Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin
Located in Tianjin’s CBD is the Four Seasons Hotel Tianjin, offering 259 rooms including 44 suites. Amenities on the property include five F&B options with private dining rooms, a children’s playground, fitness centre, sauna and steam rooms, 25m-long indoor swimming pool, club lounge, business centre, as well as the soon-to-open L’Océan Spa. Event spaces includes two pillar-free ballrooms, eight function rooms and a VIP room, all of which amount to 2,943m2.
Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo
The Ascott will launch the 130-apartment Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo in the Marunouchi-Otemachi area on March 30, 2017. Apartments range from studios to three-bedroom units, and guests can also choose the apartments that come with a Japanese tatami mattress for a local experience. Amenities include a swimming pool, rooftop terrace, gym, reading lounge, business centre and meeting rooms, and is also connected to the Otemachi Station.
The Wyndham Hotel Group has opened the Wyndham Surabaya along the Jalan Basuki Rahmat Boulevard near Tunjungan Plaza. Aside from the 292 rooms, the hotel also offers two-bedroom apartments and 283m2 presidential suites. Amenities include free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool, a wellness centre with a sauna and hot tub, and a spa. Meeting facilities include nine venues that can accommodate up to 750 people.