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Kathmandu Marriott Hotel, Nepal
Located 15 minutes from Tribhuvan International Airport, the 10-storey property features 214 guestrooms with all the mod-cons expected of a business hotel. Recreational facilities on-site include the M-Wellness spa with four treatment rooms, an outdoor infinity pool and a fitness centre.
The flagship property also boasts a club lounge with views of the Himalayan Mountains, as well as 740m2 of function space. Guests will be able to choose from four dining venues, ranging from the all-day dining Thamel Kitchen to the in-house patisserie Kathmandu Baking Kitchen.
Twinpalms MontAzure, Thailand
This luxury beachfront hotel in Phuket features 46 suites and penthouses, many of which offer sea views and private pools. Suites range between 70m2 and 220m2 of space with one or two bedrooms, separate living and dining areas, fully-fitted kitchens, and private balconies. Penthouses, measuring from 110m2 to 300m2 in size, also come with one or two bedrooms, but with extra bells and whistles like a wine cellar, bar and private pool. Other facilities on-site include seven F&B options, two swimming pools, a fitness centre, library and retail boutique.
Hotel Oriental Express, Japan
Guests staying at this nine-storey hotel in the Japanese capital will be able to experience a range of Ginza artwork, created in collaboration with galleries in the district. For instance, the lobby doubles as a gallery space, and guests will be able to purchase artwork – revolving around the four seasons of Japan – on the spot. There are 103 rooms across four categories, all decorated with wall art depicting Japan’s seasonal flowers. A restaurant on-site serves daily breakfast in the mornings, and transforms into a cafe later in the day.
Swiss-Belhotel Bogor, Indonesia
The 20-storey property in West Java has 150 rooms and suites, where all rooms come with free Wi-Fi and IPTV systems. The hotel, located on Jalan Salak, also offers facilities such as an outdoor swimming pool with a cafe on the eighth floor, a fitness centre, an all-day restaurant on the seventh floor; and a business centre. Event planners may avail the 14 flexible function spaces, able to host a variety of events for groups between 12 and 800 delegates.