The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Weligama Bay Marriott Resort & Spa
This property is Marriott International’s first in Sri Lanka. Located along the country’s southern coast, the beachfront hotel features 200 rooms and suites most of which come with balconies. Facilities include three outdoor swimming pools, a fitness centre, the Quan Spa, a kid’s activity centre and four speciality restaurants. For events and meetings, the resort has 3,360m2 of combined indoor and outdoor spaces, including a banquet space that can host up to 2,000 guests.
InterContinental Perth City Centre
Offering 240 rooms, the new 16-storey InterContinental Perth City Centre is situated in Perth’s King Street precinct. The hotel is adorned with specially-commissioned sculptures, paintings, bespoke ceramics and glass works by renowned local artists. Menus at the property’s four F&B venues also focus on regional food producers, growers and brewers. Meeting and event planners can consider its Gallery Meeting Suites, comprising four light-filled suites, a central lounge area, private al fresco terraces and display kitchen.
Ibis Styles Phuket City
AccorHotels has opened the ibis Styles Phuket City in Phuket’s Old Town. There are 137 rooms spread across four room types in the four-storey property. The Standard Doubles and Standard Twins feature a double bed, ensuite bathroom, LCD TV, free Wi-Fi, a fridge, tea- and coffee-making facilities, a safety box and work desk. Families can choose from the Family Rooms or Family Suites. On-site amenities include the Harmony Restaurant & Bar, as well as an event space that can accommodate 10 to 850 guests.
Fairfield by Marriott, Visakhapatnam
A Fairfield by Marriott has opened in Visakhapatnam, the capital of India’s Andhra Pradesh state, just five kilometres away from the airport. The property, located in the Marripalem neighbourhood, features 121 rooms. Facilities include Kava the all-day dining restaurant, The Bar and Lobby Lounge, The Market (a 24/7 store for guests to purchase snacks and beverages), a business centre and several meeting rooms.
Sheraton Guangzhou Nansha Hotel
Sheraton Hotels & Resorts has opened in the district of Nansha in Guangzhou. The hotel has 291 guestrooms and suites, all of which come with floor-to-ceiling windows to allow scenic views of the city and the Jiaomen River, as well as a 55-inch flatscreen TV, and a work space with high-speed Internet access. Facilities include a fitness centre, seasonal outdoor swimming and whirlpool, sauna, four F&B options, and 2,000m2 of versatile event space.