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Garden Pod, Singapore
Garden Pod is nestled within the unique foliage of the Serene Garden in Gardens by the Bay and offers a unique stay for both overseas visitors and local residents with its container hotel concept.
With a panoramic view of the Marina Bay skyline, Garden Pod is designed in line with sustainable principles, with elements such as solar photovoltaic panels to reduce energy consumption, repurposed glassware, and recycling bins to encourage guests to recycle any plastic and glass bottles they use during their stay.
Each of the four duplex suites comprise 70m² of space over two levels, connected by a spiral staircase, and features a living room, bathroom, kitchen, patio with dining set, and Wi-Fi. An outdoor electric BBQ grill is available upon request.
Hyatt Place Nanchong Gaoping, China
Hyatt Place Nanchong Gaoping is the first international hotel to open in the heart of Nanchong city and is located on the 29th to 43rd floors of the Chuanbei Financial Center.
A 20-minute drive from Nanchong Airport, the hotel sits by the Jialing River and is also adjacent to the Poly Mall commercial complex, Financial Square Commercial Pedestrian Street and Wangfujing Department Store, making it an ideal choice for business and leisure travellers.
Boasting 276 rooms, the hotel offers F&B options like The Kitchen restaurant and Lobby Lounge, as well as amenities like free Wi-Fi, event spaces and fitness centre.
Ascott Embassy Sathorn Bangkok, Thailand
Ascott Embassy Sathorn Bangkok features 393 accommodation choices ranging from deluxe rooms and studio apartments to one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments that include washer-dryer, fully-equipped kitchenettes and more.
Well-suited for holidaymakers, families on extended stays, and relocating executives, onsite facilities include the 38th-floor sky terrace, infinity swimming pool, gym, children’s playroom, steam and sauna rooms, and a residents’ lounge that can be used by guests during their stay. There are also events spaces and two restaurants.
Situated in the heart of Bangkok’s central business district, guests will have world-class dining, entertainment options, and medical facilities right at their doorstep.
Swiss-Belcourt Makassar, Indonesia
Formerly known as M Boutique hotel, Swiss-Belcourt Makassar is close to the business, trading, shopping and culinary districts. It is just a 10-minute drive to popular tourist sites in the city, including Losari Beach, 15 minutes to Fort Rotterdam, and only 29 minutes from Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport in Maros, South Sulawesi.
Swiss-Belcourt Makassar offers 76 rooms and provides services such as laundry/dry cleaning and in-room dining and massage.
It also features meeting rooms and the Swiss-Bistro restaurant that serves local and international cuisine.