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Avani Chaweng Samui Hotel & Beach Club, Thailand
Avani Chaweng Samui Hotel & Beach Club brings the spirit of the 1950s Palm Beach and Miami to Koh Samui.
The hotel features 80 rooms and suites, where suite guests can even request for a private DJ to spin the decks. Next to the property is party-central SEEN Beach Club Samui with its pool parties, music and entertainment.
Dining venues include lunch of Mediterranean, Asian and American flavours at SEEN Beach Club, and the 24-hour Social Bar for late-night comfort foods and cocktails.
Outdoor activities range from pool parties, diving and sailing. There is also a gym onsite.
Citadines Raffles Place Singapore, Singapore
Citadines Raffles Place Singapore houses 299 units across eight floors and comprise studio, one- and two-bedroom units, as well as loft apartments. The apartments combine functionality and comfort, ideal for long-stay guests and business travellers.
The integrated reception incorporates a shared workspace at the lobby, and there is a residents’ kitchen – a private dining space which doubles up for both meetings and intimate dining events. Other facilities include an outdoor barbecue garden, an outdoor fitness park with swimming pool, an indoor gym as well as an integrated 400-metre running track.
The property also features deploy service robot ARIA (Ascott Robotic Intelligent Assistant), which performs a suite of tasks such as concierge services, leading guests to the rooms or facilities, delivering clean laundry and packages as well as refilling room supplies.
Travelodge Honmachi Osaka, Japan
Nestled in the heart of Osaka’s busiest shopping street, Midosuji area, is Travelodge Honmachi Osaka. It is also nearby Honmachi subway station, which is accessible to four subway lines, with easy access to Osaka Station, Shin-Osaka Station, Itami Airport and Kansai Airport.
Within walking distance to street food, shopping and entertainment, guests can even visit nearby attractions like Osaka Castle, Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, Kuromon Ichiba Market, and food haven Dotonbori.
The 138-room property provides parking and a self-service laundromat, as well as a daily buffet breakfast with a variety of Japanese and Western dishes for guests to enjoy.
Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Saigon, Vietnam
Prominently situated next to the historic Saigon River, Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Saigon offers a hybrid mix of 67 studios, one- and two-bedroom serviced apartments that are furnished with a full kitchen.
Located in Binh Thanh District, the hotel is just a 15-minute drive to many of the city’s attractions, including the Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City Centre Post Office, and Saigon Opera House.
It is also well-connected to major office buildings like Bitexco Financial Tower, Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City, and industrial parks like the Saigon High Tech Park in District 9 and VSIP I in Binh Duong Province.