What to buy now New hotels: Eiheiji Hakujukan, The Clubhouse at Ulu, and more By TTG Asia / Posted on 13 September, 2019 9:54 TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements. Eiheiji Hakujukan, Japan Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko has opened Eiheiji Hakujukan, a hybrid of a temple lodging and an upscale Japanese inn. Located in Fukui Prefecture, the property is situated in front of Eiheiji, one of the two head temples of the Soto School of Zen Buddhism founded in 1244. The 18-key lodging was developed for visitors to experience the world of Zen, and each room can accommodate up to four people on two beds and additional futons. Other facilities include a Japanese restaurant serving Buddhist vegetarian cuisine, large communal indoor and outdoor baths, Zen garden, and a multipurpose room where guests can practice zazen meditation. The Clubhouse at Ulu, Indonesia Sitting atop Uluwatu’s cliffs above the Indian Ocean, The Clubhouse at Ulu is a collection of seven suites. Each suite is named after the seven legendary surf breaks that surround the property – such as Padang Padang, Impossibles and Racetracks – and comes with four-poster beds, 1950s California style furnishings, and free-standing baths. Guests will also have exclusive use of a private members’ lounge, a Clubhouse bar and in-suite or poolside spa treatments. In addition, they will also have access to the Ulu Cliffhouse beach club, which boasts a 25-metre infinity pool, a restaurant, and a bar. InterContinental Phuket Resort, Thailand The beachfront resort along Phuket’s Kamala Beach (also known as the Millionaire’s Mile) has opened with 221 rooms and villas. Aside from four F&B options, the resort’s recreational facilities include five swimming pools, a fitness centre, tennis court and Planet Trekkers Kids Club. There is also the Sati Spa and Wellness which boasts eight treatment rooms, a suite with jacuzzi, and nail salon. Club InterContinental guests will have access to a lounge on the second floor with beach vista frontage, indoor and outdoor dining areas, as well as a large private sundeck and infinity pool. Hotel Purple, Hong Kong Housed within this 24-storey boutique hotel in Tin Hau district are 83 rooms ranging from Studio Rooms to the One-Bedroom Deluxe. Keeping gadgets juiced will be easy, as every room offers wireless chargers, alongside ChargeSpot power banks and adapters located throughout the hotel. Guests are invited relax, or bond over local snacks and boardgames in the lounge, or sit in its balcony swing on the outdoor terrace. There is also a gym located across the road, where guests can work up a sweat free of charge.