The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Fujino Kirameki Fuji Gotemba, Japan
Japanese hotelier Fujita Kanko has launched its first glamping property in Gotemba in Shizuoka Prefecture, the gateway city to Mount Fuji. Located a 90-minute drive from Tokyo, the 1.6ha property offers 20 cabins across four categories ranging from 54m2 to 153m2 in size; the largest can accommodate up to six people. Each cabin is air-conditioned, and furnished with a toilet, shower, outdoor jet bath, and outdoor deck with a grill and fireplace. Facilities on the grounds include a children’s play area, dog run and event space.
Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap, Cambodia
Marriott International’s first hotel in Cambodia, the Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap offers 233 guestrooms and suites, all of which are furnished with modern furniture and amenities such as a 43-inch flatscreen TV, as well as have private balconies with views of the pool, city or gardens. Facilities on-site include all-day-dining restaurant Lok Lak, rooftop bar Upper Deck, Quan Spa, outdoor saltwater pool, fitness centre, kids’ club and recreation room. Corporate planners can choose from the 410m2 Grand Room or five meeting rooms to hold their events or meetings.
Wyndham Opi Hotel Palembang, Indonesia
Wyndham has opened its first property in Palembang, Indonesia, in the Jakabaring precinct just next to the OPI Mall. The hotel has a total of 257 rooms across six room categories, ranging from Superior rooms to the two-bedroom Presidential Suite. Amenities on-site include all-day dining restaurant 9 Rivers, the Lotus Lounge, a spa, infinity pool and gym. Wyndham Palembang is also home to the the city’s largest convention facility comprising two ballrooms – the larger ballroom being able to seat up to 2,500 delegates – and six meeting rooms totalling 2,260m2.
Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty, India
The five-star waterfront hotel on Kochi’s Bolgatty Island covers 10.5 hectares, and features 264 luxurious guestrooms including 38 suites and four private villas with plunge pools. Aside from complimentary Wi-Fi and four F&B venues, recreational facilities include a spa, kid’s play area, 24-hour fitness centre, tennis courts and three swimming pools. Events can also be held on the property’s 3,000m2 of function space including a waterside amphitheatre and yoga lawn. The 10,000m2 Lulu Bolgatty International Convention Centre is just next door.
Vibe Hotel North Sydney, Australia
Mixed-use development Northpoint in Sydney is now home to the 187-key Vibe Hotel North Sydney. Situated on the corner of Miller Street and Pacific Highway, amenities on-site include complimentary Wi-Fi, a rooftop pool and bar, fitness facilities, four flexible meeting and conference room options. Although there are no restaurants, hotel guests will have access to Northpoint’s new eat street and casual dining atrium.