The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Boracay
Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has opened a new beachfront resort overlooking the Punta Bunga Cove on Boracay’s north-west coast. Offering 312 keys, the low-rise property is designed to blend with the natural environment. Aside from its 200m-long secluded private beach, the resort also boasts a 3,300m2 multi-level swimming pool, spa, fitness centre, seven F&B options from Italian to Korean, the Sol Marina Beach Club, and indoor and outdoor event venues. Families will be well catered to with connecting rooms and suite options, a children’s pool, kids’ club, and recently-launched Mövenpick Family Programme.
Aloft Jakarta Wahid Hasyim
The first Aloft-branded hotel in Indonesia features 180 urban and locally influenced design-led rooms. All rooms are furnished with Aloft’s beds, amenities by Bliss Spa, flatscreen TVs, and complimentary Wi-Fi. The brand’s signature W XYZSM Bar and re:mix Lounge will be present, as well as the Nook restaurant, Re:fuelSM by Aloft, the brand’s signature 24/7 grab and go eatery. Other facilities include a fitness centre, outdoor pool, and eight conference rooms.
Regent Hotels Group has opened their second hotel in Chongqing, China, located within the Jiangbeizui CBD. The property features a total of 202 rooms and suites, each with views of the river and city skylines. This includes 136 deluxe rooms and 66 rooms and suites with complimentary access to Regent Club facilities. Recreational facilities include a gym, steam and sauna room, a 25m-long heated indoor pool, a spa with six treatment rooms and a reflexology lounge. Other amenities include three restaurants, two bars, and a ballroom and six function rooms for events.
Le Méridien Xi’an, Chanba
The first Le Méridien has opened in the ancient city of Xi’An with 291 guestrooms and suites. Each room is furnished with the signature Le Méridien bed, Malin+Goetz bathroom amenities, and boasts floor-to-ceiling windows. Amenities on-site include four F&B venues, an indoor swimming pool, health club, and an outdoor riverside jogging track. Meetings and functions can be hosted on the property’s 1,500m2 of available space, which includes six meeting rooms and a 700m2 Grand Ballroom. The hotel is approximately a 30 minute drive from Xi’an Xianyang International Airport and the famous Terracotta Warriors, or a 20 minute drive to the Bell Tower and Muslim Street.
Holiday Inn Express Suwon Ingye
A 14-storey new build, the 249-key Holiday Inn Express Suwon Ingye, has risen 30km south of Seoul’s capital. The Great Room dining area offers a free Express Start breakfast daily for guests, or they can choose a Grab & Go option instead. Meanwhile, a 24-hour gymnasium allows guests to maintain their fitness routine, offering a variety of machines in a large sun-lit studio, while when business calls, a dedicated meeting room is available and can seat up to 20 people boardroom-style. There’s also a coin-operated laundry room onsite.