Sunrise Kempinski Hotel Beijing
FACILITIES Nine restaurants and bars, meeting facilities, spa and recreational facilities, a fitness centre with an indoor swimming pool, as well as a golf course and mountain biking range.
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT IT The Yanqi Hotel is located on Yanqi Island and has a highly distinctive architecture and scenic surroundings, with views of Yanshan Mountain and the Mutianyu Great Wall.
HYATT REGENCY ISTANBUL ATAKOY
FACILITIES Two dining venues; meeting facilities; Levana Spa & Fitness centree; indoor pool; outdoor pool; and a fully equipped fitness centre. The hotel's Regency Club Lounge is located on the 16th floor, and guests located on the club floor can also enjoy personalised check-in and check-out, one-hour free use of the meeting facilities, as well as complimentary breakfast, drinks throughout the day, and evening cocktails.
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT IT We are charmed by the Levana Spa & Fitness centre which offers personalised therapies and hammams (traditional turkish baths).
SHUNDE MARRIOTT HOTEL
FACILITIES Dining options include three restaurants serving both local and international fare. There is also a bar called The Lounge where guests can enjoy locally inspired cocktails, speciality drinks and Chinese teas. The executive rooms and suites are all located on the 28th floor, alongside the executive lounge.
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT IT The strategic location of Shunde makes this hotel worth a visit. Situated within the Pearl River Delta, Shunde – a district of Foshan offers good connectivity to Guangzhou, Shenzhen and even Hong Kong.
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS BANGKOK SUKHUMVIT
FACILITIES As is standard across the 2,300 plus Holiday Inn Express hotels around the world, the new Bangkok property offers complimentary wifi connectivity throughout the hotel, free breakfast and power showers with a three-function massage showerhead.
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT IT As can be expected from a select-service property, the cost to stay at the new Holiday Inn Express hotel is very attractive with a special rate of THB1,849 (US$56) applicable for bookings made until April 30, 2015.
VIRGIN HOTELS CHICAGO
FACILITIES Wifi is free, while the prices of snacks and beverages stocked in the minibar are similar to those one would find at a local store. There is also a mobile service that allows guests to use their personal smartphones to order room service, make bookings for the restaurant or spa, and even adjust the room’s temperature.
WHAT’S COOL ABOUT IT A notable highlight is the “Commons Club”, a designated social space where tourists and locals can socialise with each other.