TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings.
Avani Ao Nang Cliff Krabi Resort, Thailand
Avani Hotels & Resorts has opened the Avani Ao Nang Cliff Krabi Resort, marking the brand’s first entry into Thailand’s resort town of Krabi. Centrally located, the property offers 178 guestrooms and villas, the latter boasting a pool and relaxation area. On-site facilities include five F&B venues, a spa, a swimming pool, a gym, as well as indoor and outdoor playgrounds.
Following a complete facelift, the reimagined Wanderlust, the latest flexible living concept from 8M Collective, is now open for bookings. Embracing the select service model, Wanderlust offers a range of flexible rate packages and services depending on the desired length of stay. Amenities include complimentary laundry service, fully furnished pantries and common spaces.
The 29-key Wanderlust offers a range of room categories, from the Loft category, which features a lofted double bed to accommodate a separate living space, to the Wanderlust Room, which has a double bed and cosy fittings. The majority of rooms feature a kitchenette.
The property features an open-air terrace, a dipping pool, a Mama Shop that offers an array of locally sourced brands and staples, as well as a restaurant and bar helmed by Michelin-star-chef Rishi Naleendra, which is opening in April 2020.
Fusion Suites Vung Tau, Vietnam
Fusion’s newest and third-suite style property, Fusion Suites Vung Tau, has risen in southern Vietnam’s popular coastal playground. Located in the heart of Vung Tau, the 19-storey hotel features 171 suites and apartments, a spa, a rooftop infinity pool, an all-day dining restaurant, a roof-top bar, and market stalls in the lobby. Wellness services and facilities include a spa, yoga and meditation, a fitness studio, a Jacuzzi, and a rooftop pool.
Travelodge Ipoh, Malaysia
Travelodge Hotels Asia has ramped up its expansion in Malaysia with the debut of its fourth hotel, Travelodge Ipoh, which opens after a rebranding and refurbishment of the former Heritage Hotel Ipoh. The 268-key hotel offers rooms in five categories: Superior, Deluxe, Premier, Family Deluxe and Family Suite. The hotel offers two meeting rooms, three ballrooms and a grand ballroom, plus a self-service laundromat, a gym, a kids’ play area, a multi-functional communal and dining space.
JW Marriott Sanya Haitang Bay, China
Located on a 21.8 km-long shoreline, the JW Marriott Sanya Haitang Bay is JW Marriott’s second resort on Hainan island and 18th hotel in Greater China. The property offers 142 guestrooms and 18 villas, ranging from 68m2 to 667m2, and each featuring private balconies.
Hotel facilities include an all-day open-kitchen restaurant, a lounge, a health club featuring over nine different-sized pools, and a spa. As well, guests can avail themselves of more than 3,490m2 of meeting space, 7,980m2 of outdoor lawn, flexible seating solutions and comprehensive business facilities.