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KAYA Kyoto Nijo Castle, BW Signature Collection, Japan
Nestled in a quiet residential street in Kyoto’s Nakagyo Ward is the new KAYA Kyoto Nijo Castle, BW Signature Collection.
With facilities such as a gym and in-house restaurant, guests can stay at one of the 57 guestrooms which come with organic amenities and complimentary Wi-Fi. Nearby attractions include Nijo Castle and Imperial Palace, as well as traditional restaurants and shops, parks and gardens.
The hotel is just a 15-minute drive from Kyoto Station, and is accessible from Kansai International Airport and Itami Airport in Osaka, and Chubu Centrair International Airport in Nagoya.
Hotel JAL City Bangkok, Thailand
The 324-key Hotel JAL City Bangkok is the first Hotel JAL City property outside Japan, and is located adjacent to Hotel Nikko Bangkok, a stone’s throw from the Thong Lo BTS station.
Longer-staying guests can choose to stay in the Premium Standard or J-Residence rooms and get access to the fitness centre and pool at Hotel Nikko Bangkok.
Onsite facilities include a restaurant and three meeting rooms.
Shishi-Iwa House No. 3, Japan
Joining Shishi-Iwa House No. 01 and No. 02 is the latest Shishi-Iwa House No. 03, situated in Japan’s Karuizawa mountain resort town just an hour by train from Tokyo.
Shishi-Iwa House No. 03 comprises 10 pavilions interconnected by a series of engawa (covered walkways) and garden courtyards. All guestrooms are stand-alone units with open windows on all four walls, boasting views of the surrounding forest and internal Japanese gardens.
As a mountain nature retreat for families and friends, all three houses collectively form Shishi-Iwa House Karuizawa with guests sharing all common facilities.
Sima Sumba Hotel, Indonesia
The 102-room Sima Sumba Hotel located in Tambolaka, East Nusa Tenggara is equipped with two F&B outlets, a pool, gym, spa, three meeting rooms and a rooftop function room which can accommodate up to 250 guests.
The property is also just a 12-minute drive from Tambolaka Airport.