What to buy now New hotels: Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai, Capella Bangkok, and more By TTG Asia / Posted on 1 October, 2020 17:44 TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements. Mövenpick Resort Khao Yai, Thailand Located less than a three-hour drive from Bangkok on the fringes of the Khao Yai National Park, the 112-key resort offers guests a European castle-esque experience surrounded by a mountainous landscape. There are 62 guestrooms, ranging from the 45m2 Deluxe Room to the three-bedroom Penthouse, alongside 50 villas. Onsite amenities include a swimming pool, a spa, an events hall, and an 18-hole golf course. F&B options include the all-day dining Flavours of Khao Yai, and farm-to-table Castleton Cafe. Children can be entertained at the My Ozone Animal Club, where they have the opportunity to get up close with a variety of farm animals, including ponies, horses, chickens, and goats. Capella Bangkok, Thailand Capella Hotels and Resorts’ first property in Thailand boasts 101 guestrooms, suites and villas, ranging from the 61m2 lead-ins to the 595m2 villas. Each accommodation has been fitted with floor-to-ceiling windows and a balcony or verandah that opens out to Thailand’s Chao Phraya river. Facilities include a 24-hour fitness centre, a spa, and seven versatile event spaces. There are also four culinary options, including Thai restaurant Phra Nakhon, and Côte by three-Michelin-star chef Mauro Colagreco which serves traditional recipes from the French and Italian Riviera. Grand Nikko Awaji, Japan Following its rebranding, The Westin Awaji Island Resort & Conference Center has reopened as the Grand Nikko Awaji, and will be managed by Okura Nikko Hotel Management. Previously, the hotel was managed by Yumebutai Co. and Marriott International for 20 years. Located on the northern tip of Awaji Island, the rebranded Grand Nikko Awaji offers 201 guestrooms, each with a standard area of about 42m2, overlooking Osaka Bay and the Akashi Kaikyo National Government Park. It features four restaurants, a lounge, seven banquet halls, wedding chapel, a spa and fitness centre with indoor and outdoor pools, and tennis courts. Holiday Inn & Suites Shin Osaka, Japan Holiday Inn & Suites Shin Osaka is the first Holiday Inn in Japan to offer a suites product, with 126 of its 185 rooms featuring an apartment-style kitchen, dining room and laundry room. Each guest suite ranges from 30-45m2 in size, making it ideal for long-term business stays, as well as for families and groups; while standard rooms cater for shorter stays for one to two guests. The hotel offers all-day dining, meeting spaces, fitness facilities and ample parking.