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Holiday Inn Express Auckland City Centre, New Zealand
The second Holiday Inn Express Hotel in New Zealand, the Holiday Inn Express Auckland City Centre offers affordable accommodation in Auckland’s CBD.
The hotel is part of a dual-hotel development that also houses voco Auckland City Centre.
The hotel features 294 rooms with walk-in showers, black-out blinds, and work stations. There is also access to a 24-hour reception, fitness room and a self-service laundry.
Guests enjoy a complimentary Express Start Breakfast that includes hot and cold options, or the Express Start Breakfast Grab & Go option for fuss-free mornings.
Business travellers will appreciate the fast check-in and unlimited Wi-Fi as well as the three flexible meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 40 people.
Parkroyal Collection Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The 527-room Parkroyal Collection Kuala Lumpur opens in a mixed-use complex that also houses Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which will open in the second half of 2022.
The hotel is located in the heart of Bukit Bintang and features environmentally conscious operations including sustainable bathroom amenities, biodegradable packaging, filtered drinking water solution in every guestroom, and a food-waste management system.
The all-day-dining restaurant Thyme serves up authentic Asian and international cuisines using sustainably sourced local seasonal ingredients. Guests can relax in The Botanist Lounge & Bar, or unwind under the stars at Skye Chill pool bar.
Other facilities include a spa, gym, fitness studio, and an outdoor swimming pool.
OMO5 Kanazawa Katamachi by Hoshino Resorts, Japan
OMO5 Kanazawa Katamachi by Hoshino Resorts in Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture is located in the former castle town famed for its artistic pursuits from tea culture to porcelain, lacquerware, and textile traditions.
Approximately 10 minutes by bus from Kanazawa Station, the 101-key hotel sits in Katamachi, recognised as the best gourmet town in the Hokuriku region. Here, guests can enjoy a wide variety of Italian, Chinese, and French cuisine. A guided tour that showcases the roots of Katamachi’s food culture and the link between food and traditional crafts is offered to hotel guests.
Those with a sweet tooth can register for the Japanese confectionery workshop and make their own rakugan, a type of Japanese confectionery; or experience tea-tasting at the Nodaya Tea store, a nearby long-established tea house.
Guests can relax at the OMO Base, a public space that comprises the front desk, OMO Café, and library. Here, guests can reference the Go-KINJO Map, which recommends numerous fun possibilities and options within the area.
Citadines Sudirman Jakarta, Indonesia
Located within The Newton 1 Tower, Citadines Sudirman Jakarta offers service apartments in options of studios, one- and two-bedroom units, and family suites.
Each apartment has a private balcony and is furnished with amenities such as LED TVs, a microwave oven, an induction stove, a refrigerator and air conditioning.
Guests can enjoy a curated programme featuring key places to explore within the neighbourhood.
The property includes an outdoor swimming pool, kids pool, an outdoor jogging track and fitness corner, launderette and meeting rooms.