The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
West Hotel Sydney, Curio Collection by Hilton
Australia’s first Curio Collection by Hilton has risen in Sydney’s CBD, just next to the new waterfront Barangaroo precinct. The botanical-inspired hotel offers 182 guestrooms including four spacious suites, where each dwelling is furnished with a Bluetooth-enabled audio visual technology and an open work area. Amenities on-site include a private dining/meeting room, a fully-equipped gym, and the Solander Dining and Bar.
Club Med Tomamu Hokkaido
Club Med has opened its latest 145-hectare outpost amid Hokkaido’s ski mountain landscape. The resort boasts 341 rooms and suites, and facilities include two restaurants, two bars, an open-air onsen, Japan’s largest indoor wave pool and a children’s club. Guests have ski access to the slopes and can explore the resort’s 29 ski runs, with trails to accommodate all levels of skiers.
Naumi Auckland Airport Hotel
Singapore-based design hotel group, Naumi Hotels, has launched its first international property in New Zealand. Art plays a central role at Naumi Auckland Airport, and a gallery of works – from artists such as Belynda Henry and Judi Bagust – embellish the hotel from the entrance through to all its 193 rooms. Rooms come in four variations, and are furnished with numerous power points, Wi-Fi, bedside USB slots and 50-inch Smart LED TVs with Netflix. Facilities include an English garden, outdoor swimming pool, gym, restaurant and bar, and over 500m2 of meeting space.
Best Western Kamala Jimbaran
Less than a 30-minute drive from the island’s Ngurah Rai International Airport is the Best Western Kamala Jimbaran. The brand’s fifth hotel in Bali offers 120 contemporary rooms and suites, all equipped with working areas, and complimentary Wi-Fi. Recreational facilities on-site include a restaurant, lobby lounge, outdoor swimming pool and spa. For meetings and events, there is a choice of three meeting rooms, all equipped with the latest audio-visual technology.
Red Planet Quezon Aurora Boulevard
The budget hotel chain’s 12 th hotel in the Philippines, the 167-room hotel offers 167 rooms and are furnished with free-high-speed Wi-Fi and custom-made beds, as well as computers in the lobby for guests’ usage. The hotel is located next to Cubao’s buzzing shopping and dining scene, and close to Cubao Expo, as well as the Araneta Center and Kia Theatre.