Hotel update: Global round-up

27 May 2017 by Marisa Cannon

Conrad Guangzhou

Located in Guangzhou’s Zhuijiang New Town, the hotel has 309 rooms and suites, featuring walk-in closets, Nespresso coffee machines and free wifi. Designed by Hong Kong-born architect and interior designer André Fu, it also has three restaurants, a lounge and a bar, plus a 25-metre indoor pool, a gym and a spa.

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Melia Shanghai Hongqiao

A ten-minute drive from Shanghai Hongqiao airport, the luxury hotel is Melia Hotels’ third property in China, joining the Gran Melia Xian and Melia Jinan. It has 187 rooms, an all day dining restaurant, a bar, plus a spa, a gym and an indoor pool. Nine function rooms offer more than 700 sqm of meeting space, able to accommodate between 10 and 400 people.

Hotel Jen Beijing

Located in Beijing’s China World Trade Centre tower, the hotel has 450 rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows, free wifi and work desks installed with USB charging bays. It also has an all day dining restaurant, a gastropub and a 3,500 sqm gym and health club open 24/7, which includes a 25-metre indoor pool, a boxing ring, a sauna and Jacuzzi, plus a juice bar.

Park Hyatt Bangkok

The first Park Hyatt to open in Thailand, the hotel has 222 rooms including 32 suites, with some of the largest entry-level rooms in the city, measuring 48 sqm. It has three restaurants and bars, with the Penthouse Bar and Grill set to open soon. Other facilities include a 40-metre infinity pool, a spa, a 24-hour gym, and over 2,000 sqm of meeting space.

Park Inn Kigali

Park Inn Radisson Kigali

Within walking distance of the city centre and 12km from Kigali International airport, the four-star hotel has 161 rooms all with air-conditioning, an in-room safe and a work desk. It also has a restaurant, a lobby bar and a pool bar alongside four meeting rooms across 500 sqm.

Culloden Estate Belfast

Culloden Estate and Spa

Located on the outskirts of Belfast, Culloden Estate and Spa has announced the completion of its £4.8 million renovation. Two floors have been updated, with some rooms made larger to take the total number of rooms from 105 to 98. It has also refurbished its restaurant and spa, which includes a relaxation room, a gym and a nail salon.

Coming soon


The Fontenay Hamburg

Set on Hamburg’s Alster Lake, the Leading Hotels of the World member is scheduled to open in October, offering 131 rooms and suites designed by local architect Jan Stormer. It will have a Michelin-starred chef, a 1,000 sqm rooftop spa, indoor and outdoor pools, and a panoramic rooftop bar.

The Wick – Hudson, New York

Marriott has announced that it will be opening The Wick – part of the group’s Tribute portfolio – later this year. Housed in a former 19th-century candle and soap factory, the boutique hotel will have 55 rooms including seven suites designed to reflect its candle-making history. It will have a lobby bar and lounge, a conference room, and a rooftop event space with views of the Hudson Valley.

InnsideMelia Hamburg Hafencity

Innside Melia Hamburg Hafencity

Located in Hamburg’s Hafencity – Europe’s largest inner-city development project – the hotel is set to open in July with 207 rooms, a gym and a restaurant and bar with a waterfront deck. Two conference rooms offer space for up to 120 attendees with “healthy and energy-rich” coffee breaks and modern AV equipment available.

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