The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Grand Mercure Yangon Golden Empire, Myanmar
The first Grand Mercure in Myanmar, which overlooks the Schwedagon Pagoda, boasts 175 guest rooms and suites designed by local artist Pyar Dade, and sizes from 30m2 for superior rooms up to the 340m2 two-bedroom suites.
Amenities on-site include a restaurant, deli, pool bar, two state-of-the-art ballrooms that can host up to 400 guests with a large pre-event function area, and seven meeting rooms. The wellness area comprises an outdoor swimming pool, children’s pool and a fitness centre. There is also a spa complete with open-air Jacuzzi, sauna and steam bath, while a nearby golf course completes the suite of leisure facilities.
QT Perth, Australia
QT Hotels & Resorts’ first property on Australia’s West Coast is located on the doorstep of the Murray Street Mall and less than a minute walk to Perth’s shopping hub. The 18-storey hotel boasts 184 guestrooms, and facilities include a bar & grill restaurant concept, cafe and another bar on the rooftop which doubles up as a function venue. There are seven conference rooms, which can accommodate up to 315 people.
Citadines Regency Saigon, Vietnam
The serviced residence in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3 offers 229 keys from classic rooms to one-bedroom apartments, some of which are connected. Facilities include a swimming pool, fitness centre, children’s wading pool, sauna room, café, restaurant and launderette. Citadines Regency Saigon is also within walking distance to tourist attractions such as the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and War Remnants Museum.
Dorsett Hartamas Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Located in the township of Hartamas, the four-star Dorsett Hartamas Kuala Lumpur boasts 290 guestrooms and suites. Facilities include all-day dining space Table Talk, fitness studio, kids’ play pen, and rooftop sky pool on level 27 (opening at a later stage). There are also three multifunctional venues which can take 40 to 120 people in a theatre set-up.