The latest hotel openings and announcements made this week
Hoshino Resorts KAI Anjin
Named after English sailor Anjin Miura, the waterfront hot spring inn in Ito, Shizuoka, Japan, offers 45 Western-style guestrooms. Each nautically-themed room boasts an ocean view and KAI’s luxury beds, as well as a separate living area with a sofa. The property's piece de resistance is the grand outdoor bath on the top floor that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. As well, both the men’s and women’s areas feature granite indoor baths and stone outdoor baths. Other facilities include the San Buena Deck, built to resemble an actual ship’s deck.
Hilton Garden Inn Shanghai Hongqiao
The opening of Hilton Garden Inn Shanghai Hongqiao in Qingpu District marks the brand's debut in the city. Part of the New Hongqiao CBD, the property offers 226 guestrooms complete with 43-inch HDTVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and ergonomic chairs. Amenities include two restaurants, a bar, pantry open 24/7 for snacks or a quick meal, gym and a self-service laundromat. As well, the property offers 500m2 of meeting and banquet space for events that can accommodate up to 200 people.
Hyatt Place Rameswaram
Located in Rameswaram – one of India’s holiest pilgrimage destinations – the 101-key is the first Hyatt Place to open in the state of Tamil Nadu. Each room comes with a swiveling 42-inch HDTV, Hyatt Grand Bed and Cozy Corner sectional sofa. Facilities on-site include a restaurant, poolside bar, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, 24-hour gym, outdoor swimming pool, as well as more than 440m2 of function space.
Swiss-Belhotel International has taken over the management of The 7th Hotel & Convention Center in Bandar Lampung, Indonesia. The rebranded property features 167 guestrooms, with recreational facilities spanning a swimming pool, fitness centre, spa, bar and lounge, and the Swiss-Café restaurant. For events and meetings, the property has a ballroom which can accommodate up to 1,200 guests, and nine meeting rooms for up to 100 people.