The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel, Hong Kong
The first-ever city resort hotel by the Marriott brand comprises three towers – The Pier Wing, Marina Wing and Club Wing. All the 471 rooms, spread across three categories, are located in The Pier Wing and Marina Wing. The Club Wing houses the executive M Club, which is scheduled to open early next year. Amenities on-site include four restaurants and bars, a large lagoon pool that includes adjacent children’s pools, gym, Harnn Heritage Spa, and the largest pillarless ballroom, measuring 1,200m2, on Hong Kong island.
Alila Villas Koh Russey, Cambodia
Alila Villas Koh Russey, the brand’s first resort in Cambodia, occupies its own private island in the Koh Rong archipelago with 50 pavilions and 13 villas. There are two restaurants on-site: Horizon, which serves up à la carte breakfast and dinners with an emphasis on French and French fusion fare; and the Beach Shack, offering Khmer cuisine, seafood and light dishes. Other facilities include the beachfront Spa Alila, infinity pool, fitness centre with private yoga room – where complimentary yoga and Tai Chi classes are held daily.
Mӧvenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives, Maldives
Nestled on a private island in the Noonu Atoll, the resort features 72 overwater pool villas, 30 beach pool suites and three beach spa pool residences. All accommodation options include private plunge pool. There will be four restaurants on-site, as well as facilities such as a kids’ club, diving and water sports centre, gym, yoga pavilion, and the Sun Spa by Esthederm.
Hyatt Regency Xuzhou, China
The new hotel is located in the 14 uppermost levels within Xuzhou’s tallest tower, the 266m-tall International Finance Center in the heart of the CBD. There are 344 guestrooms, including 25 suites, four executive suites and a presidential suite. Rooms feature panoramic Yunlong Lake or city views, and come equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, a coffee machine and a 65-inch Smart TV. There are four F&B options, a 25m-long indoor pool and a fitness centre. Event planners may avail the 2,445m2 of event space on the fifth floor, the largest space being the 1,100m2 Regency Ballroom, or nine meeting rooms for smaller gatherings.