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The Westin Manila, the Philippines
The 303-key Westin Manila stands in Mandaluyong City, the gateway to Metro Manila’s top corporate centres, shopping malls, healthcare establishments as well as dining and entertainment hotspots.
It is a 23-minute drive from Ninoy Aquino International Airport, and a 10-minute walk to the MRT Shaw Boulevard Station.
The hotel offers four restaurants, fitness studio, spa, outdoor pool, kids’ pool, and function spaces.
Lunuganga Estate, Sri Lanka
Renowned architect Geoffrey Bawa’s former master suite and private quarters at Lunuganga Estate is now open to guests for the first time in its history. Located in Lunuganga’s Main House, the suite features interiors that are as close as possible to the way Bawa lived in them.
Furnished with a rare collection of original artworks, as well as Bawa’s personal library, the suite offers a spacious living area, private courtyard with a sitting area, and an ensuite bathroom that connects to an outdoor tropical plunge pool.
Guests can enjoy candlelit dinners at the restaurant, and participate in a tour of the gardens.
Pullman Singapore Orchard, Singapore
Located on Orchard Road, Singapore’s popular retail district, is Pullman Singapore Orchard. The hotel is surrounded by retail malls and provides easy access to nearby MRT stations.
Boasting 326 rooms and suites, guests can enjoy a fully contactless check-in via the hotel’s mobile app and digital room keys. Rooms are fully automated so guests can customise every part of the ambiance, including lighting and temperature.
Guests can dine well at the restaurant, and unwind at the Beach Club where there are cabanas, sun beds and pool with a swim-up pool bar.
Swiss-Belinn Timika, Indonesia
Swiss-Belinn Timika features 109 guestrooms and facilities such as a bistro, lounge and bar, swimming pool, fitness centre and function rooms.
The hotel is located in the Mimika Regency city centre, close to the Mozes Kilangin, the Airport of Timika, and various local attractions, including Kuala Kencana – a modern mixed-used area in Timika with entertainment and shopping centre.