The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Kota Kinabalu Marriott, Malaysia
Located along Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens on Sabah’s waterfront, the new hotel offers 332 guestrooms and suites decked out in a design that pays homage to the rich heritage of Borneo’s Kadazandusun tribe. Recreational facilities include an outdoor infinity pool with views of the South China Sea, a 24-hour gym and a spa. There are also five F&B options, ranging from the Japanese teppanyaki dining room to the rooftop bar. For events, there is 1,300m2 of versatile space available across five function rooms and a Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 650 guests.
Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane, Australia
TFE Hotels has opened the doors to its latest property, a 220-key hotel housed in a restored heritage-listed building that was completed in 1922 to accommodate the Queensland Government Savings Bank. Each apartment boasts TFE Hotels’ new signature Dreamcatcher bed, and has its own kitchen, laundry and living room with the ease of full hotel services including a restaurant, bar, 24-hour reception, room service and meeting facilities.
Standing on the corner of George and Elizabeth streets in the city centre, the hotel is located close to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre and Queensland Performing Arts Centre in Southbank.
Mövenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin, Thailand
The Asara Villa & Suite Hua Hin has undergone a complete rebranding and refurbishment by Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts. The upscale resort now features 96 private suites and pool villas. The 120m2 suites offer large balconies or terraces featuring day beds, as well as bathrooms with indoor and outdoor rainshowers and bathtubs. Meanwhile, the one- and two-bedroom villas span 150m2 and 200m2 respectively, and include luxurious indoor living areas, outdoor decks and private plunge pools.
Also available is a 400m2 two-bedroom beachfront villa with three separate pavilions, its own private beach area, large outdoor decks and a plunge pool overlooking the sea. Facilities on-site include the Asara Spa, a gym, outdoor infinity swimming pool, two restaurants and a bar.
Libre Resorts opens in Lijiang, China
The second upscale hotel in Libre Resorts’ portfolio, Libre Resorts Lijiang has opened in China’s Yunnan province. The resort features 455 premium deluxe rooms and 86 luxurious villas. Amenities include an all-day dining restaurant, a tea house and lounge, family club, spa, fitness centre and a Japanese hot spring. Meanwhile, events can be held at the neighbouring Lijiang International Convention Center.