Seven new hotels in Asia located near convention centres

23 Feb 2018 by Valerian Ho
Rosewood Phnom Penh Iza

Rosewood Phnom Penh

Opened: February 2018.

Where? The hotel is situated within the 39-storey Vattanac Capital Tower along Preah Monivong Boulevard in Phnom Penh’s central cultural and business district, about a 30-minute drive from Phnom Penh International Airport.

Nearest convention centre: Diamond Island Convention and Exhibition Centre, about 10 minutes by car from the hotel.

Rooms: 175 including suites.

F&B: Brasserie Louis features French classic comfort foods and regional Cambodian favorites; The Living Room offers breakfast, snacks during the day or cocktails and appetisers in the evening; Iza is a Japanese izakaya-style restaurant serving robata-yaki and irori charcoal grill; and Sora is the highest bar in Phnom Penh on level 37 with views of the city.

Novotel Melbourne South Wharf

Opening: March 2018.

Where? The hotel is located in one of Melbourne’s oldest locations in the historic South Wharf promenade, and can be reached in about 25 minutes by car from Melbourne Tullamarine International Airport.

Nearest convention centre: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre is located a few minutes’ walk away.

Rooms: 347 including suites.

F&B: The Food Exchange is a modern interpretation of food markets found around the world, which offers local, regional and international cuisine with organic and healthy menu options; Gourmet Bar offers drinks and meals around midday and in the evening.

Hyatt Regency Bangkok Guestroom King

Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit

Opening: Q3 2018.

Where? The hotel is located on Sukhumvit Road in the business and entertainment zone of Bangkok’s Sukhumvit district. It takes about 50 minutes to reach the hotel from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport by car.

Nearest convention centre: Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre is a five to ten-minute drive from the hotel.

Rooms: 273 including suites.

F&B: Market Café provides an international buffet breakfast and a-la-carte menu throughout the day; On29, the tapas bar on level 29, serves international and Thai-style tapas dishes as well as signature cocktails; Roof Bar offers classic cocktails, vintage whiskies and bar snacks along with live entertainment; and The Lobby Lounge serves light meals and snacks throughout the day and high tea in the afternoon.

InterContinental Guangzhou Exhibition Center

Opened: January 2018.

Where? The hotel is situated in Guangzhou’s Poly Skyline Square complex close to the Pearl River and can be reached within an hour by car from Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport.

Nearest convention centre: The famous Canton Fair-Guangzhou International Convention & Exhibition Center is a short walk away.

Rooms: 350 including suites.

F&B: Western grill Char serves steaks and fine wines; Chinese restaurant Canal Luna showcases Cantonese and traditional Chinese cuisine; all-day international restaurant Café Aqua serves buffet breakfast and an “East-meets-West” selection of Western, Southeast Asian, Japanese, Indian and Chinese dishes; roof-top hotspot Sky Bar and Restaurant offers cocktails and live band performances; and Lobby Lounge serves Chinese or English tea, specialty coffees, beer, wine, cocktails and snacks.

Hotel Cozi Harbour View Rooms

Hotel Cozi Harbour View

Opened: February 2018.

Where? Located in Hong Kong’s Kwun Tong district in East Kowloon, this hotel is surrounded by international corporations, SMEs and startups, as well as shopping malls. The hotel is a five-minute walk away from the Ngau Tau Kok and Kwun Tong MTR stations, and there is also a complimentary shuttle bus service between the hotel and Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station. It takes about 35 minutes to reach the hotel from Hong Kong International Airport by car.

Nearest convention centre: Kowloon Bay International Trade & Exhibition Centre is roughly a five-minute drive from the hotel.

Rooms: 598 including suites.

F&B: Cafeholic serves Western cuisine and Fook Ying Hin offers Chinese cuisine.

Grand Hyatt Manila - credit: Hyatt Hotels Corporation

Grand Hyatt Manila

Opened: January 2018.

Where? Located within the financial, commercial and entertainment district Bonifacio Global City in Taguig City, the hotel is about 30 minutes from Ninoy Aquino International Airport by car.

Nearest convention centre: SMX Convention Center can be walked to from the hotel in under ten minutes.

Rooms: 461 including suites.

F&B: The Grand Kitchen is a multi-cuisine, all-day-dining restaurant serving a variety dishes prepared in the kitchens and at a-la-carte buffet stations. Other outlets opening soon are No. 8 China House, the informal dining option featuring Chinese specialties such as Peking duck, Chinese BBQ, homemade dim sum and Cantonese seafood; The Peak on the highest floors of the hotel featuring a music bar, serving whiskies, handcrafted cocktails and beverages, as well an array of steaks and other grilled dishes; Florentine serving pastries; and The Lounge offering light snacks and afternoon tea.

Muji Shenzhen room

Muji Hotel Shenzhen

Opened: January 2018.

Where? Located in the new UpperHills multi-use complex of Shenzhen’s Futian District, the hotel is about 40 minutes by car from Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport.

Nearest convention centre: Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Centre can be reached in a five-minute ride from the hotel.

Rooms: 79.

F&B: Muji Diner prepares local foods inspired by home cooking from around the world. The Diner is open from morning breakfast to late at night.

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