The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Rosewood Luang Prabang, Laos
The second South-east Asia resort for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has opened in the UNESCO-listed town of Luang Prabang. There are 23 rooms across five categories, from the lead-in 48m2 Riverside Rooms to the 75m2 Hilltop Tents, all of which are decorated in a French-Indochine style. Some rooms feature private swimming pools, oversized balconies and wooden bathtubs. Amenities on-site include two restaurants, a spa and a swimming pool in the centre of the resort.
Hilton Mandalay, Myanmar
The former royal capital of Myanmar is now home to a 231-key Hilton hotel. The property faces Mandalay Hill, and as such many of the hotel’s guestrooms have private balconies, while some others come with terraces or kitchenettes. Recreational facilities include a swimming pool, large Jacuzzi, 24/7 fitness center, and the signature eforea spa that will open later this year. Complimentary bike rentals are available for guests as well. Other amenities include four F&B options, as well as a 256m2 ballroom.
Revivo Bali, Indonesia
Luxury wellness resort Revivo, the first opening by Revivo Wellness Resorts, is spread across three hectares in the hills of Nusa Dua in south Bali. The resort offers 16 Balinese-style suites including two four-bedroom villas. There is also a restaurant, bar and pool side lounge, spa, a 8,000m2 hybrid fitness area – comprising a yoga barn, martial arts hall, reformer Pilates studio, 25m-long pool and gym – and events space. Tailor-made retreats will be offered based on an individual’s needs, and there is also a regular schedule of healing programmes ranging from three to 14 days.
Hotel Oriental Express Osaka Shinsaibashi, Japan
Hotel Oriental Express, a new hospitality brand, has opened its first hotel in Osaka. Standing a three-minute walk away from Shinsaibashi subway station Exit 1, it takes 40 minutes by train to reach the hotel from Kansai International Airport. The property features 124 rooms, a cafe and laundry room. All guestrooms are furnished with Simmons Beautyrest beds, a Handy Phone device and free Wi-Fi. Guests will also be able to enjoy a vegetarian breakfast comprising steamed seasonal vegetables and chopped salads.
Chimelong Panda Hotel, China
Guangzhou Chimelong Tourist Resort has opened the 1,500-key Chimelong Panda Hotel, bringing the total number of hotels in the integrated resort to three. Aside from its namesake animal, the kid-friendly property offers a teapot-shaped train, and a Kids Wonderland lounge that conducts educational activities such as handicraft workshops and science classes. Besides the two restaurants on-site, the hotel also has five multifunctional banquet halls of various sizes. Chimelong Panda Hotel also provides direct access to Chimelong International Circus and Chimelong Paradise theme parks.