The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
The brand has opened its newest property in Greater China, the 379-key W Suzhou on the banks of Jinji Lake. The property also features 60 serviced residences of one-, two- and three-bedroom units, available to rent for long-term of 30 days or longer with exclusive access to REZ, a dedicated lounge. Recreational amenities include a pool on the 36th floor, a gym and spa, as well as four F&B venues. For meetings and events, there is 3,500m2 of meeting space which includes meeting studios, an outdoor terrace, and the Great Room which can accommodate around 900 guests.
Fusion Resort Phu Quoc
The all-pool villa retreat is the first all-inclusive spa resort – where visitors are guaranteed two spa treatments for each night stayed (at no extra cost), with additional treatments based on availability – on the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc. The resort has 97 villas, ranging in size from 126m2 for the One-Bedroom Pool Villa, to the palatial 687m2 five-bedroom Grand Beach Villa.
Amenities include two restaurants, a beachfront bar, an outdoor cinema, and a Mini Maia kids club. The piece de resistance is the 11,210m2 spa facility equipped with 20 double treatment rooms, a private outdoor pool, a steam room and sauna, indoor and outdoor yoga areas, a hair and beauty salon, and a fitness centre.
Ramada Encore Busan Haeundae
South Korea’s second largest city, Busan, welcomes a Ramada Encore. The 402-room property is the Wyndham Hotel Group’s 28th destination in South Korea. Each room comes with complimentary Wi-Fi and is furnished with ergonomic work desk and individually controlled air conditioner and heater. The hotel also boasts a fitness centre, meeting and conference rooms, and on-site restaurant, and a rooftop garden. The new-build is situated just opposite Haeundae Station.
Mercure Bangkok Sukhumvit 11
Situated in downtown Bangkok, the Mercure Bangkok Sukhumvit 11 features 232 rooms with Thai-style décor and furnishings. Deluxe Rooms start from 34m2 and feature a 43-inch widescreen TV, coffee/tea making facilities and a mini bar, while the 43m2 Privilege Rooms comes with an espresso machine, and a Bluetooth smart TV. Alternatively, the Suites on the uppermost floors offers a separate living room and can accommodate families. Facilities include two F&B options, a gym, and rooftop swimming pool, while the spa is located nearby at sister property Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit.
Sunway Velocity Hotel
Standing within the 9.3ha integrated Sunway Velocity Kuala Lumpur development is the 16-storey Sunway Velocity Hotel. Offering 351 rooms, the mid-market hotel is directly connected to the Sunway Velocity Mall, office towers, serviced residences and a central park. Amenities on-site include a boardroom, 24-hour fitness centre, outdoor infinity pool, and a café.