The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
Hotel Indigo Phuket Patong, Thailand
The new-built Hotel Indigo Phuket Patong, an InterContinental Hotels Group brand, opened this month featuring 180 rooms and suites across six categories, including the Retreat View Room with garden views; Oasis Pool Access Room and the 72m2 Executive Suite.
Dining offerings, helmed by chef Morten Nielsen, include Butcher’s Garden, craft beer and cocktail garden, Pots, Pints & Tikis, the by-password-entry No Name Bar with a cocktail menu and cigar room. The hotel offers a 24-hour fitness centre with a Muay Thai boxing ring, and three meeting spaces including two meeting rooms and a rooftop deck with The Cloud Rooftop Swimming Pool & Pool Bar.
Novotel Okinawa Naha, Japan
Opening a 15-minute walk from the Shuri Castle in the former royal capital of Shuri, the 328 room Novotel Okinawa Naha features the Terrace Suite Rooms with a private balcony that offers direct pool access. Guests staying at the Terrace Suite Rooms and Premier Level Rooms are given exclusive access to the Premier Lounge that offers a 360-degree view of the city skyline.
Dining options include four restaurants and a bar: Toki Japanese restaurant, Food Exchange Avancer serving local Okinawan dishes and international buffet, the BBQ Terrace adjacent to the pool, and the GourmetBar for pastries and gourmet coffees, cocktails and fine wines.
For meetings, events and weddings, the hotel has three meeting rooms that can cater up to 540 guests. Leisure facilities include a 24-hour gym and a 25m-long outdoor infinity pool as well as a kids club.
The Langham, Hefei
Langham Hospitality Group has launched the Langham Hefei in the largest city of Anhui Province in China. The hotel’s 339 guestrooms and suites range from the 45m2 Deluxe Rooms to the 247m2 Presidential Suite.
For meeting and event spaces, the Grand Ballroom spans 1,380m2 and can accommodate up to 910 pax, while individual meeting and function rooms range from 33m2 up to 450m2.
The hotel offers four unique dining concepts: the Seasons all-day restaurant, T’ang Court for Cantonese cuisine and local delicacies, Palm Court for afternoon tea, and The Bar. In addition to the signature spa, the hotel also features fitness facilities at the health club and a 25.8m-long swimming pool.
Travelodge Bukit Bintang, Malaysia
The 13-storey, 168-room hotel is now welcoming guests in Kuala Lumpur’s Golden Triangle. It offers Superior, Deluxe and Family Room types, Antipodean Bukit Bintang, a local cafe chain serving all-day breakfast, a 24-hour gym, self-service laundry room and on-site parking.
Ramada by Wyndham Brisbane Windsor, Australia
Ramada by Wyndham Brisbane Windsor, previously known as the Brisbane International Windsor Hotel, is nestled in the city’s inner northern suburbs, five minutes from downtown Brisbane and a convenient 15-minute drive from Brisbane Airport.
The newly rebranded property offers 61 rooms and suites, including a selection of triple rooms, while the hotel’s suites feature kitchenettes and spacious living-dining areas. Among the facilities are two conference rooms and a boardroom, an Italian restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness room, and complimentary on-site parking.