The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort and Spa
This 243-key resort, designed by architect Bill Bensley, will open on January 25. The flagship of JW Marriott Hotels and Resorts in Vietnam, the resort boasts three restaurants, a bar, a spa, a gym and an outdoor swimming pool. Meeting spaces total 1,113m2, including a 715m2 grand ballroom and four meeting rooms.
Villa Samadhi Singapore
Malaysian hospitality group Samadhi Retreats has opened its first Singapore outpost in Labrador Nature Reserve. Housed in a heritage 20th century colonial garrison, the property features 20 chambers each furnished with regular mod cons such as rain showers, Bluetooth-enabled speakers and king-sized beds. The property also boasts a communal space known as the Library, a bar, garden and Tamarind Hill restaurant.
Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur
Located on Jalan Kamunting in Kuala Lumpur is the Autograph Collection’s latest opening. The property features 184 guest rooms and suites that reflect the history and character of the neighbourhood, and facilities include six meeting rooms, a gym and a rooftop pool. There are also two F&B options: Snug, an all-day dining restaurant; and Brasserie 25, a French-style restaurant.
Avista Hideaway Phuket Patong, MGallery by Sofitel
This AccorHotels property on Phuket’s Tri Trang Beach features 150 village-themed rooms. Facilities in the family-friendly resort include three-themed swimming pools, a kids’ club, games room, mini putting green and virtual golf game, spa, fitness centre and library. F&B options include the all-day dining restaurant Vista, steakhouse Sizzle and Rendez-Vue rooftop bar. There is also a business centre and two meeting rooms.
Ramada Encore Jeju Seongsan
Wyndham’s fourth property on the South Korean island of Jeju boasts 273 rooms, some of which face Seongsan Ilchulbong, a UNESCO World Natural Heritage-listed volcanic crater. Amenities include a rooftop swimming pool, bar, fitness centre, restaurant and a banquet hall that can cater for up to 150 people.