The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
137 Pillars Suites Bangkok
Opened on April 2 on Sukhumvit Soi 39, the hotel's 34 suites are located from the 24th to the 32nd floor of a mixed-use building. Each suite comes with a balcony, private butler service, maxi bars with wine cellars, large walk-in wardrobes, and marble ensuite bathrooms with circular baths. Amenities include three F&B options, a rooftop infinity pool on the 32nd floor, spa, and a wellness centre with a separate yoga and meditation sala.
Occupying a row of six conservation shophouses and sporting a black-and-white façade along Singapore’s Mosque Street is Hotel Mono. The independent boutique property has 46 minimalist rooms in a number of configurations, from a single room up to a family room which can sleep four. All rooms come with regular mod cons such as complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, coffee- and tea-making facilities, and flatscreen TVs.
Karma Cây Tre
The Karma Group has launched its first resort in Vietnam, Karma Cây Tre, near Hoi An. The 10,000m2 property offers 22 rooms, all of which feature a balcony that looks out to the river or garden. Facilities on-site include an outdoor pool and a semi al fresco courtyard restaurant.
Ramada Encore Seoul Magok and Ramada Encore Pyeongtaek
Wyndham Hotel Group has opened two new hotels in South Korea. The 12-storey Ramada Encore Seoul Magok (above) offers 228 rooms, and amenities on-site include an all-day dining restaurant, meeting rooms, a fitness centre and business hub.
Meanwhile, the 302-room Ramada Encore Pyeongtaek is located in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi province. Hotel amenities include free Wi-Fi, meeting rooms, an all-day dining restaurant, and gym.
ibis Styles Makassar Sam Ratulangi
AccorHotels has opened the ibis Styles Makassar Sam Ratulangi in Makassar. The property’s 117 rooms all come with Sweet Bed by ibis Styles signature bedding, a flatscreen TV, mini bar, and in-room safe. Facilities on-site include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, gym and spa. As well, the hotel has four modern meeting rooms – that can cater up to 180 guests – for meetings or events.