TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements.
Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh is set to debut in the Cambodian capital this month, with the hotel now taking bookings for stays from January 15. Situated in the heart of Doun Penh district, the property will house 247 guestrooms including 43 suites. Five dining venues will be on offer including The Attic, a speakeasy-style bar; as well as an open-plan dining concept called FiveFive Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, offering views of the Phnom Penh skyline alongside cocktails and DJ performances. Facilities include a spa; outdoor tropical infinity pool; 24-hour fitness centre; as well as 1,400m2 of meeting and event space, including the Regency Ballroom.
Mövenpick Hotel Hobart, Australia
Accor’s Swiss-born hotel brand Mövenpick has signed a hotel management agreement with Singapore-based hospitality group Global Premium Hotels to launch the first Mövenpick hotel in Australia. Slated to open in mid-January, Mövenpick Hotel Hobart will sit on Elizabeth Street, close to the bustling Hobart waterfront. The new build hotel will boast 221 guestrooms and suites, an Italian restaurant, and gym. The property will also feature a flexible function space for up to 100 guests, which can be divided into two smaller meeting rooms, alongside a pre-event area and full bar.
Azerai Ke Ga Bay, Vietnam
Azerai Ke Ga Bay, an oceanfront retreat in south-eastern Vietnam, has debuted as the third property in Azerai Resorts’ growing portfolio. The 46-key resort, a combination of suites and private-pool suites, succeeds Princess D’Annam Resort & Spa on the same site following an extensive renovation. The Azerai Spa fronts the ocean with 10 private treatment rooms, in addition to modern hydrotherapy facilities, relaxation lounges and daybeds, a beauty studio, a Jacuzzi, and a gym. The Terrace, The Dining Room and The Living Room provide a variety of all-day dining and lounging options, serving up local delicacies with a focus on plentiful offerings from the sea. Also on-site are four swimming pools, a boutique, children’s centre, as well as a meeting room for corporate events and functions.
Kyoto Yura Hotel Nijo Jo Bettei MGallery, Japan
Accor has introduced its second MGallery Hotel in Japan with the opening of Kyoto Yura Hotel Nijo Jo Bettei MGallery. Situated in the cityscape of Kyoto, the luxury boutique hotel offers a collection of 25 rooms, ranging from the 40-45m² Deluxe Room to the 53m2 Rikyu Suite. All rooms come with amenities such as espresso machines, air purifiers, mini-bars and separate bathrooms; while select rooms feature balconies with views towards Nijo Castle. The hotel’s restaurant and bar, Singular, specialises in French offerings, prepared using local ingredients from across the region.
Dusit Thani Wellness Resort Suzhou, Jiangsu; China
Thailand’s Dusit International has continued its expansion in China with the recent opening of the Dusit Thani Wellness Resort Suzhou, Jiangsu – the 10th Dusit-branded property in China. Located in Shushan Ecological Village in Suzhou city’s Huqiu District, the luxury wellness resort comprises 175 rooms and signature villas. From the hot springs to the Thai-inspired Devarana Spa, and restaurants serving customised wellness cuisine, every element of the resort has been designed to promote guests’ well-being. The resort also offers a range of wellness retreat packages combining luxurious accommodation with fitness routines, nutritious meals, hot springs bath, massage treatments, and other wellness-focused activities.