TTG Asia's weekly roundup of new hotel openings and announcements
Kimpton Margot Sydney, Australia
Australia’s first-ever Kimpton, Kimpton Margot Sydney, has opened its doors since February. Located in the heart of Sydney’s “south-side”, Kimpton Margot Sydney offers guests easy access to the city’s retail, art and cultural institutions.
The hotel features 172 spacious deco-inspired rooms and suites, most with bathtubs. Art is at the heart of Kimpton, with close to 600 pieces of art adorning the property.
Enjoy all day dining at Luke’s Kitchen, or sip a cocktail at the 1930’s-style The Wilmot Bar. Social Hour is a fun experience where guests can get daily complimentary drinks between 5 to 6pm with a surprise venue each day.
Those seeking a mindfulness and wellness experience are invited to join Yoga workouts with complimentary mats and accessories provided. Adventurous spirits can hop on a Lekker bike and explore the city streets with a mapped out route prepared by the hotel.
Hotel Indigo Karuizawa, Japan
Hotel Indigo opened its second property, Hotel Indigo Karuizawa, this February.
Inspired by the town’s sophisticated sensibility and natural beauty, Hotel Indigo Karuizawa captures the spirt of a neighbourhood with its east meets west design across its three design-buildings boasting 155 rooms.
Guests can enjoy all-day dining at the wood-fired Italian restaurant Kagaribi, or soothe their muscles at The Spa by HARNN.
The hotel is just 2.6km from Karuiazawa station.
Swissôtel Clark, Philippines
The Philippines welcomed her first Swissôtel property with the opening of Swissôtel Clark in the Clark Freeport and Special Economic Zone of Pampanga, a two-hour drive from Manila.
During the hotel’s soft opening period, 270 premium and Swiss Advantage rooms will be available for booking from March 1, out of the 372 rooms in total.
Swissôtel Clark is the tallest hotel in the Northern Metro Manila region and overlooks the city and its surrounding rolling hills.
Dine at Swissôtel’s speciality restaurant, Markt, for European cuisine and grilled dishes, or have afternoon tea and cocktails at The Atrium. Satisfy sweet cravings at the dessert bar, Oma’s, or lounge at the playful poolside bar Swiss Tropic in the infinity pool. Pasta lovers can rejoice when Ristorante Di Verona opens later in the year, and look forward to homemade pasta and wood-fired oven pizza along with a fine selection of wines from around the world.
The Pürovel Spa & Sport will also open later in the year, offering high-quality gym equipment and a range of revitalising treatments. Other facilities include a kid’s pool, the Swiss Executive Lounge, and five meeting rooms.
Hilton Singapore Orchard, Singapore
The 1,080-key Hilton Singapore Orchard has opened in the heart of Orchard Road.
Recognised as the brand’s largest hotel in Asia-Pacific, the hotel boasts innovative dining experiences, as well as 2,400m² of event facilities.