TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements.
Centara Ao Nang Beach Resort & Spa Krabi, Thailand
There are 179 rooms and suites in this brand-new upscale resort in Ao Nang, each ranging from 39m² to 81m² and offering modern amenities such as Smart TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. Pool Access Rooms allow guests to step straight into the resort’s outdoor pool from a private terrace, while others feature private plunge pools. There are also Family Residences, which come equipped with bunk beds and kitchenettes.
For events, the hotel provides a 292m² meeting room and pre-function area. Guests can enjoy a lagoon-style pool, spa, fitness centre, and kids’ club, as well as four F&B venues onsite.
BEI Zhaolong Hotel, China
Hyatt has opened the BEI Zhaolong Hotel – the first Joie de Vivre hotel in Asia – in Beijing’s Sanlitun area. There are 202 guestrooms including 16 suites within these walls, all of which are furnished with an 55-inch IPTV, Nespresso machine, and De’Longhi kettle for complimentary coffee and tea service.
Amenities onsite include the BEI Commune restaurant and bar, a grab-and-go counter, as well as a 240m2 multifunctional space decked out with floor-to-ceiling LED screens which can accommodate up to 120 people banquet-style.
Avani Melbourne Box Hill Residences and Avani Adelaide Residences Avani, Australia
Avani Hotels & Resorts has opened two new residence-style properties in Australia, one each in the business hubs of Melbourne and Adelaide.
Avani Melbourne Box Hill Residences, located in the neighbourhood of Box Hill, features 75 one- and two-bedroom suites with chef-style kitchens, bath amenities and upscale-hotel facilities, including a heated rooftop infinity pool, spa, and an onsite gym and sauna.
For Avani Adelaide Residences, located on Franklin Street, close to Rundle Mall, there are 76 keys, spread across studios and one-, two- and three-bedroom suites. All rooms come with fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities, as well as access to the hotel’s heated pool, cinema, library, and AvaniFit gym with steam room and sauna. There is also a state-of-the-art golf simulator and rooftop terrace lounge and outdoor barbecue area.
Ibis Styles Jakarta Simatupang, Indonesia
Located in South Jakarta’s TB Simatupang Business district, this ibis Styles property offers 142 superior and family rooms, each furnished with the signature Sweet bed by ibis Styles. Aside from a fitness centre and a Streats restaurant and bar, the hotel also features one junior ballroom and five boardrooms with a capacity of up to 240 persons.