The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur and Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing
Oakwood Asia Pacific has added two new properties to their portfolio. The first Oakwood-branded property in Malaysia, Oakwood Hotel & Residence Kuala Lumpur, debuted earlier on October 31 in Ampang. The property boasts 251 units that range from deluxe rooms to two-bedroom apartments, as well as facilities which include an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre, meeting rooms, and the TrEat Restaurant & Bar.
Over in China, Oakwood Residence Damei Beijing (pictured above) opened on November 1. It is the second property in Beijing for the group, and is located within Damei Centre, a multi-use complex. The Beijing outpost offers 171 serviced residences ranging from studios to three-bedroom apartments. Amenities include a fitness centre, restaurant and bar, residents lounge, and children’s play area.
The Sanya Edition
Opening in December in Haitang Bay is The Sanya Edition. The first Edition-branded hotel to open in Asia, the property comprises 512 residential-style guestrooms, including 46 suites, and an additional 17 exclusive hotel villas, each one with a private pool and outdoor space. Facilities include a spa, a 20,000m2 private ocean, and no less than five F&B options, while MICE offerings include a 1,300m2 grand ballroom with seating for 900 guests, and an amphitheatre. Activities for families with young children include a bumper car rink, rock-climbing wall, water slides and mini golf.
Wyndham Tamansari Jivva Resort Bali
Surrounded by terraced rice paddies and located in Bali’s eastern coast in Klungkung is Wyndham Hotel Group’s 100th hotel in South-east Asia and the Pacific Rim. The 1.4ha beachfront property boasts 222 rooms across five room categories from 25m2 Resort Rooms to 120m2 Private Pool Villas with lap pools. In-room amenities across all categories include an LED TV, in-room safe, mini bar, and coffee and tea making facilities. Amenities at the resort include Bumbu Restaurant, Senja Poolside Bar, Tirta Spa, a beachfront pool and a wellness centre. Room rates start from IDR 1,566,345 (US$119) per room per night.
Recently opened on October 28, this new two-star hotel by Swiss-Belhotel International is situated on Bali’s Kuta Beach, 5km away from Ngurah Rai International Airport. The property has 110 rooms in three categories, Express Room, Express Super and Express Triple, all of which come equipped with smart TVs and free Wi-Fi. There are also easily accessible rooms for those with physical limitations. To celebrate the opening, Swiss-Belexpress Kuta is offering special room rates, only available online, starting from IDR 428,000 nett (US$33) per night for stays before the end of November 2016.