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Bellustar Tokyo, A Pan Pacific Hotel, Japan
On the upper floors of the 48-storey Tokyu Kabukicho Tower is Bellustar Tokyo, A Pan Pacific Hotel featuring 97 rooms and suites that overlook the city skyline.
Penthouse guests will enjoy a 24/7 personal butler service upon request, private chef for in-room fine dining, and access to the Penthouse Lounge located on the 46th floor.
Onsite are three restaurants that serve up French dishes, Teppanyaki fare, and Edomae-style sushi, as well as the hotel’s Bar Bellustar. There is also a spa available for guests.
Best Western Ratchada Hotel, Thailand
Best Western Ratchada Hotel is located right in the heart of the Ratchada district, just a few minutes from the Embassy of PR China and the Stock Exchange of Thailand.
The hotel offers 120 rooms including double, twin or family options, as well as an outdoor swimming pool, restaurant, and boardroom.
Both Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueang airports are just a 30-40-minutes’ drive away. The property is also nearby Phra Ram 9 MRT subway station and Thailand Cultural Centre MRT subway station.
Dorsett Melbourne, Australia
Situated in Melbourne’s CBD area is the 316-key Dorsett Melbourne, a pet-friendly hotel with amenities such as a lobby lounge, restaurant, bar, indoor heated pool, spa, sauna, steam room, wellness room, gym and meeting rooms. New restaurants and cafés will be introduced later this year.
Dorsett Melbourne is accessible to Southern Cross Station, Marvel Stadium, Flagstaff Gardens, Spencer Street outlets and is a short walk or tram ride to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and Queen Victoria Market.
Hotel Groove Shinjuku, A Parkroyal Hotel, Japan
Hotel Groove Shinjuku, A Parkroyal Hotel boasts 538 guestrooms and is located on the 18th to 38th floor of the Tokyu Kabukicho Tower.
Guests can choose to stay in one of the nine specially-created guestrooms (through a collaboration with renowned local artists) that depict the ancient art history and culture of Kabukicho and Shinjuku.
The property has a restaurant and bar on the 17th floor, as well as event venues such as a rooftop terrace for live entertainment, and an outdoor space.