15 Mar 2019
Hotel Indigo Phuket Patong, Thailand
This newly-opened property features 180 guestrooms and suites, all decorated to reflect the neighbourhood that it stands in – in this case, Patong’s past as a fishing village is highlighted.
There are six categories of rooms and suites, such as the Oasis Pool Access Room, where guests have access to a personal terrace and the pool, and the 72m2 Executive Suite. Aside from the three F&B venues, recreational facilities include a fitness centre, two swimming pools (one on the rooftop), and a full-size Muay Thai boxing ring. Meeting planners can book one of the three function spaces, or the rooftop garden, for corporate events.
Karma Reef Gili Meno, Indonesia
Located on the tiny, traffic-free island of Gili Meno, Karma Reef presents 14 rooms over several categories, from the 37m2 one-bedroom sea front tents to the 74m2 two-storey bungalows. Room service breakfast is included in the room rate.
Amenities on the island include the Sea Spa, the Tiki Bar offering cocktails and juices, Karma Beach restaurant, and the free use of bicycles and non-motorised water sports. A beach lounge offers night programmes such as live acoustic music, seafood barbecues, movie under the stars and traditional Indonesian-themed nights.
Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing, China
Located on the upper levels of the WF Central retail centre, the first Mandarin Oriental-branded hotel in China’s capital offers 73 guestrooms and suites. Rooms start from 55m2, with many offering views towards the Forbidden City. Amenities on-site include a spa with four suites, fitness centre, 25m-long indoor lap pool and three F&B options – rooftop MO Bar, Café Zi and Mandarin Grill + Bar.