The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Azerai Can Tho, Vietnam
Located on Au Islet in the Hau River, a tributary of the Mekong River in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, the resort offers 60 rooms housed in 30 two-room structures. Each room is approximately 35m2 , with views of the river, lake or the surrounding gardens and trees that can be enjoyed from the outdoor terrace with loungers. Recreational facilities on the eight-hectare site include a spa with eight treatment rooms, gym, yoga and meditation pavilion, swimming pool, pilates studio and a tennis court. There is also a restaurant, grill, lounge and bar.
Felix Hotel by 8Hotels, Australia
All 150 rooms in this hotel near Sydney’s Domestic Airport have been designed to pay homage to the 1960s golden era of flying. The high-flying theme runs throughout the property from conference rooms, Boeing and Airbus, to suite categories Economy, Premium Economy, Business Class and First Class. All rooms are fitted out with 55-inch TVs, power rain showers and blackout curtains. Guests will check in on the top-floor penthouse, which is also home to a cocktail bar, 24-hour food shop and outdoor rooftop cinema. There is also a 24-hour gym, Felix Athletic Club and self-service laundry.
Atlantis Sanya, China
Atlantis has launched the US$1.6 billion integrated entertainment resort on Hainan Island in China. The 540,000m2 property offers 1,314 guestrooms including 154 suites (five of which are underwater), water slides at the Aquaventure Waterpark and The Lost Chambers Aquarium which is home to 86,000 marine creatures. Guests will also have access to 21 different F&B options, the AHAVA spa, and 5,000m2 of space for functions and events.
The Longhouse, Indonesia
This exclusive property in the hills of Jimbaran offers only six bedroom suites named after Indonesian islands – Bali, Lombok, Sumatra, Sumba, East Java and West Java – where no two suites are the same. Amenities on the property include a dining room, a hilltop bale for morning yoga, an infinity pool, bar, private lawn and home theatre. A spectrum of guest services are offered, from cooking courses in Indonesian cuisine to local village tours, Balinese massages in the in-house spa and mixology sessions.
JW Marriott Jaipur Resort & Spa, India
The JW Marriott brand has made its debut in India’s Pink City with 200 guestrooms, villas and suites, where the property design is inspired by the palaces of Rajasthan. The property has five dining options – the fine-dining Mohan Mahal; all-day restaurant Sukh Mahal; rooftop eatery Hawa Mahal, complete with live music; the Jharokha bar and lounge; plus light bites and non-alcoholic drinks at Preet Mahal. Other amenities include a spa, outdoor pool, fitness centre, kids club, as well as over 4,830m2 of indoor and outdoor banqueting venues that include a 1,021m2 pillarless ballroom.