The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week.
MGallery Hotel De La Coupole, Vietnam
The first international luxury hotel to open in Vietnam’s Sapa, the Bill Bensley-designed property offers 249 modern rooms that overlook the surrounding mountains and valley. Amenities include one restaurant, a bar and a patisserie, a heated pool, fitness centre, spa and kids club. The resort also has several function spaces, including a 435m2 ballroom that can host up to 570 guests theatre-style, and six meeting rooms and four boardrooms for smaller gatherings.
DoubleTree by Hilton Taipei Zhongshan, Taiwan
The first Hilton property in downtown Taipei stands 350m from the Zhongshan MRT train station. This 14-storey hotel boasts 106 guestrooms include 11 suites, all of which come furnished with DoubleTree Sweet Dreams Sleep Experience bedding, a 49-inch HDTV, Nespresso machine, separate bathtub and shower, and high-speed Wi-Fi. Some rooms have outdoor balconies as well. Guests will also have access to a 24-hour rooftop fitness centre, a lobby lounge and the all-day dining restaurant Alley. There is also a 68m2 meeting room which can hold up to 45 pax.
Wyndham Casablanca Jakarta, Indonesia
The rebranded property – formerly known as Park Lane Hotel Jakarta – offers 280 rooms and suites, including one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments, as well as a Presidential Suite. The five-star hotel offers facilities such as a large lagoon-style outdoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi and children’s wading pool, gym, as well as a spa. There are also two F&B options – the Riva Bar & Grill, and all-day restaurant Café One – and 13 flexible function rooms.
Premier Residences Emerald Bay, Vietnam
Managed by AccorHotels, the latest opening on Phu Quoc island features 745 stylish rooms, suites and two-bedroom penthouses. The resort is also home to three restaurant and two bars, while leisure facilities include a fitness centre, the Emerald Spa, yoga studio and outdoor pool that overlooks Khem Beach.
Novotel Haikou Xinbudao, China
The first Novotel in Hainan province is located on Xinbu Island, a newly developed area in the north-east part of Haikou city. The U-shaped building features 141 guestrooms which include 15 Deluxe Rooms that come with balconies. Square, the hotel’s sole restaurant serves local and international buffets, and a-la-carte menu choices. Other leisure amenities include a lobby bar, gym, kids’ club, outdoor swimming pool and tennis court. For events, planners can avail either of the three meeting rooms such as the 800m2 pillarless ballroom for up to 600 pax, or the six VIP private rooms within the Square restaurant.