Six new and upcoming hotels in Asia-Pacific

15 Dec 2017 by Valerian Ho
W Brisbane Wet Deck - Pool

W Brisbane

Opening: March 2018
Location: On the waterfront of the Brisbane River close to Victoria Bridge at the western end of the central business district.
Number of rooms: 312
Room categories: Guestrooms, Wow Suites and Extreme Wow Suites.
Restaurants and bars: Signature Restaurant is the main eatery and provides an a la carte menu with dishes using local ingredients; Living Room Bar offers snacks, tea, barista-made coffee, champagne and cocktails; and the poolside Wet Deck serves light bites, Aussie barbecue, smoothies, cocktails and champagne.
Meeting/event facilities: 1,100 sqm of event space including a 595-sqm Great Room and studio rooms for meetings.
Business/leisure facilities: Rooftop garden, Away Spa, Fit gym, business centre.

Capella Bangkok

Capella Bangkok

Opening: Q4 2018
Location: Along the east bank of the Chao Phraya River.
Number of rooms: 101
Room categories: Suites and villas.
Restaurants and bars: Decadent dessert bar with innovative cocktails; a restaurant featuring the cuisine concept and style from Michelin-starred Mauro Colagreco.
Meeting/event facilities: Grand ballroom with full river view.
Business/leisure facilities: Auriga spa, outdoor swimming pool, The Capella Library.

Crowne Plaza Fiji Wailaloa Beach

Crowne Plaza Fiji Wailoaloa Beach

Opening: 2020
Location: A short 10-minute drive from Fiji’s main airport, Nadi International Airport.
Number of rooms: 453
Restaurants and bars: Five restaurants and bars, including a pool bar and a beach club.
Meeting/event facilities: The hotel is set to feature one of the largest conference centres in Fiji.
Business/leisure facilities: a 24-hour fitness centre, two swimming pools and a kid’s club.

Hotel Indigo Hakone Gora 2

Hotel Indigo Hakone Gora

Opening: 2019
Location: Situated in Gora, a city in Japan’s Kanagawa Prefecture that is famous for its pastel-coloured hot springs surrounded by green mountains. The hotel is 10 minutes’ walk from Gora terminus on the Hakone Tozan Train, and two minutes’ walk from Miyaginobashi bus stop on the Hakone Tozan Bus.
Number of rooms: About 100
Room categories: Rooms and suites – each room will have an open-air onsen (natural hot spring) tub on the balcony or one with a view.
Restaurants and bars: The Neighbourhood Café and a bar.
Business/leisure facilities: Spa and a health club.

Wyndham Lombok Sundancer Resort

Opening: Mid-2018
Location: On 480,000 sqm of beachfront land in southern Lombok in Indonesia, in close proximity to one of the world’s most famous surfing breaks – Desert Point.
Number of rooms: 66 suites
Room categories: One- and two-bedroom suites.
Restaurants and bars: An all-day dining restaurant and a swim-up bar
Business/leisure facilities: A 900-sqm pool and a deep water area for diving lessons; a private beach club with a bar will be located on the beachfront where outdoor activities will also be offered, such as jetskiing, windsurfing and diving excursions; spa and wellness facilities; steam room; sauna; jacuzzi; cold plunge pool.

Pullman Yueyang Oriental

Opening: Q4 2018
Location: On the western shores of Dongting Lake in China’s Hunan province. The new Pullman will be part of the Dongting Lake International Residences under the Guangdong Huanghe Group.
Number of rooms: 300
Room categories: Including rooms and villas.
Restaurants and bars: TBA
Meeting/event facilities: TBA
Business/leisure facilities: The hotel’s standout feature is set to be an 18-hole golf course, while a swimming pool will also be available at the hotel.

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