The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Six Senses Maxwell, Singapore
Sister property of Six Senses Duxton, Six Senses Maxwell, is the second of two heritage buildings that together form Six Senses Singapore. Located five minutes walking distance from each other, the Maxwell property on Cook Street features 120 guestrooms and suites designed by French architect Jacques Garcia.
The hotel houses five F&B concepts – ranging from Murray Terrace, a classic European-style brasserie; to Cook & Tras, a social library restaurant and bar influenced by heritage Straits cuisine. On the rooftop, Max’s Edible Garden complements the 25m-long lap pool and gym. On the wellness front, Six Senses Spa Pods will open in early 2019. Bookings are now open for stays from December 1.
Hilton Manila, Philippines
Hilton Manila has opened within Resorts World Manila, heralding the entry of flagship brand in the Philippines. Located just across Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3, the hotel offers 357 guestrooms furnished with the Serenity bed, and the Digital Key “direct-to-room” technology.
The property’s dining outlets include New York-inspired Madison Lounge & Bar; Hua Ting, a Shanghainese restaurant; all-day dining Kusina; and Port Bar. Meanwhile, recreational amenities include a lagoon pool, 24-hour fitness centre, and six meeting venues such as the 545m2 ballroom which can accommodate up to 600 for a reception.
Wyndham Sundancer Resort Lombok, Indonesia
The five-star all-suite resort is the first Wyndham-branded resort to open in Lombok. Rooms come in one and two-bedroom suites, each furnished with complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning, kitchen facilities, and bathroom with shower and oversized bath. Guests can take advantage of a large lagoon-style pool with swim-up bar, a day spa and wellness centre with its own juice bar, and a dive centre offering diving excursions. There are also three dining options, where one can be converted into a 200m2 space to cater to events of up to 100 seated guests.
The St Regis Zhuhai, China
The St Regis Zhuhai occupies floors 41 to 72 of the Zhuhai Tower, the city’s newest landmark in the business district. It offers 251 guestrooms, including 34 suites and a 1,100m2 Presidential Suite. All guest rooms offer panoramic views of the waterways of the Greater Bay area.
The hotel offers five restaurants and bars, as well as recreational facilities like the Iridium Spa on the 68th floor with nine treatment rooms; the fitness centre on the 69th floor which boasts a heated indoor pool; as well as the outdoor sky pool on the 71st floor. For events and functions, the property offers 1,500m2 of meeting space such as the rooftop on the 72nd floor that opens out to views of the the river channel between Hengqin and Macau’s Cotai Strip.
Hotel Gracery Asakusa, Japan
Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko has opened its fourth Gracery-branded property in Tokyo’s Asakusa district. The 125-room hotel stands minutes from Asakusa stations on the Ginza and Asakusa subway lines. All guestrooms are non-smoking, designed with Japanese accents, are equipped with separate toilets and bathrooms. There is also a restaurant on-site.