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Quality Resort and Spa Patong Beach, Thailand
The 88-room Quality Resort and Spa Patong Beach has completed refurbishment of all of its guestrooms, facilities and public areas.
Twelve of the rooms are poolside and all are surrounded by lush tropical gardens.
Guests can explore Patong Beach and a myriad of activities just steps from their room.
The resort offers several dining options, including Saffron, a Thai-Indian themed all-day dining restaurant, a pool bar, and the lively Irish pub, James & Joyce.
Hyatt Place Kyoto, Japan
Hyatt Place Kyoto, located at the southwest corner of the Kyoto Imperial Palace and close to Nijo-jo Castle, offers 239 guestrooms and various dining destinations.
Complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel and guestrooms.
Directly connected to the Marutamachi station on the Karasuma subway line, the hotel is just 10 minutes from Kyoto station by subway or car, providing business travellers with convenient subway access to the Kyoto International Conference Center.
Courtyard by Marriott Melbourne Flagstaff Gardens, Australia
Centrally located on Batman Street and adjacent to the picturesque Flagstaff Gardens, Courtyard by Marriott Melbourne Flagstaff Gardens is just a short distance from Southern Cross Station and Melbourne’s attractions such as Queen Victoria Market, Marvel Stadium, and Spencer Outlet Centre.
The 150 contemporary rooms and suites are fully equipped with an array of amenities including flat-screen televisions, work desks and high-speed Internet access. The hotel’s two dining venues include a restaurant serving gourmet buffet breakfast and Level Grounds Café & Bar that transforms into a bar at night.
Guests can access a fitness centre which features a workout area that opens to an outdoor courtyard for fresh air and views, as well as four function spaces and a one-of-a-kind rooftop entertaining area with panoramic cityscape views.
Meliá Chiang Mai, Thailand
Meliá Chiang Mai is a 260-key urban hotel in the heart of Thailand’s mountainous Chiang Mai, and stands at 22-storeys.
It features an array of facilities, including four restaurants and bars, two lounges, spa, fitness centre, swimming pool, as well as a kids and teens club.
On the highest level is Mai The Sky Bar, a 360-degree rooftop bar comprising two bars connected by a glass bridge. It promises spectacular views of River Ping to the city’s east and the famed Doi Suthep Temple on the mountaintop to the west.
Meliá Chiang Mai also embraces the farm-to-table social movement and has established its own sustainable farm in San Sai District to harvest organic fruit, vegetables and herbs for its restaurants.
The hotel is just 6km from Chiang Mai International Airport and near an array of tourist attractions including the Old Town.