TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements
Far East Village Hotel Yokohama, Japan
Far East Hospitality has taken its second property into Japan with the opening of Far East Village Hotel Yokohama. Located a five-minute walk from Sakuragicho Station on JR Line and Yokohama Municipal Subway or Bashamichi Station on Minatomirai Line, the hotel offers easy access to both tourist attractions and business destinations.
A blend of Singaporean and Japanese cultures runs throughout the hotel, from Singapore’s tea-ware and toys to Yokohama’s famous confectionery and Singaporean snacks.
The hotel provides guests with a Village Passport which details unique experiences that guests can enjoy within the vicinity of the hotel and which are also loved by the locals.
Complimentary drinks and snacks are available all day and night at the lobby lounge, while Wi-fi is available at all areas in the hotel.
Each floor from levels 11 to 14 has a Village Lounge exclusive for guests in higher room categories (Superior Plus, Superior Plus MM21 View, Deluxe Plus). The lounge provides free alcohol for adult guests over 20 years old as well as soft drinks and snacks.
Far East Village Hotel Yokohama is offering complimentary breakfast for three months until the end of August. As a preventive measure against Covid-19, the hotel is suspending the buffet and providing breakfast boxes instead. After September, the hotel will offer a variety of food options in a buffet style, including Japanese, western, Asian as well as Singaporean dishes such as laksa and kaya jam.
Park Inn by Radisson Clark, the Philippines
Park Inn by Radisson has opened its all-new South Wing, adding more accommodation options for domestic and international guests in an up-and-coming destination.
The new wing offers 95 Superior Rooms and five suites. All Superior Rooms feature comfortable bedding, working desks, mini-bars, sensor-activated air-conditioning, in-room technology such as IPTVs, bedside USB ports and complimentary Wi-Fi, and modern bathrooms with standalone rain showers. The Suites offers Nespresso machines and separate living areas.
Guests of the new South Wing can enjoy the hotel’s outdoor pool, fitness centre, HUES all-day restaurant, lobby lounge and “grab & go” snack zone.
J Hotel, Shanghai Tower, China
The new 165-key J Hotel Shanghai Tower sits atop the iconic Shanghai Tower, the tallest skyscraper in China and second-tallest in the world, offering guests some of the most breath-taking views alongside luxurious hospitality.
Guestrooms are located from levels 86 to 98, and vary from 62m2 to 380m2, making them some of the highest and most spacious options in Shanghai.
Nestled into the Shanghai Tower’s spiral, every stateroom has unique views. Beginning at the Huangpu River and cutting through the heart of the city below, guests have access to Shanghai’s diverse and spectacular urban scenery, from the Bund and the Oriental Pearl Tower to the expanses across Puxi and Pudong.