With tourism on the rise in this region, these newly-debuted hotels are opening their doors to cater to the demand
Bed your desire for luxury at these bright new stars in the hospitality scene of Asia. Whether you're on a full-on business trip or a city prowl, you'll wish to prolong your stay at these swanky hotels.
Wanda Realm Fuyang, China
Located in the newly-built modern business district in China’s Anhui province, Wanda Realm Fuyang offers 286 exquisitely appointed rooms and suites as well as unique food and beverage outlets featuring a variety of cuisines including staple Sichuan and Hunan favourites. The recently opened hotel is conveniently located in Fuyang's central business district and adjacent to Wanda Plaza, the area’s renowned shopping and entertainment complex. With Fuyang city being the fourth biggest city in the Anhui province and boasting the largest population, Wanda Realm Fuyang couldn’t have picked a better time to start its operations. The hotel is also well connected with easy access to public transportation, being less than 10km away from Fuyang Xiguan Airport, the main railway station and only 1-km from Fuyang’s long-distance bus station.
St. Regis Mumbai, India
Poised to become the best address in the Indian capital, The St Regis Mumbai is located in Lower Parel, the city’s most premium commercial, residential and entertainment district. Boasting an urban aristocratic style, complemented by warm tones and specially commissioned art work which lends an elegant and stylish touch to the guest rooms and public spaces, the luxury hotel provides easy access to the commercial centres including the Bandra Kurla Complex and Nariman Point, as well as to the airport. Residing in India’s tallest hotel also affords the St. Regis Mumbai panoramic views of the bustling metropolis. The hotel includes 386 well-appointed guest rooms including 27 suites. For extended stays, the property’s 33 residential suites feature a spacious living room, fully equipped kitchen and the option of one or two bedrooms. The hotel also carries the famed St Regis Butler Service, which provides its guest with round-the-clock anticipatory, yet unobtrusive service.
Four Points Makassar, Indonesia
Starwood’s debut in the 11th largest island in the world was made in grand style with the opening of Four Points Makassar in South Sulawesi. Located in the heart of the Jalan Landak Baru business district, the property features 270 spacious and contemporary guest rooms and five dining venues, including a full-service restaurant, The Eatery and a Pan-Asian Restaurant that will feature Makassar’s first Teppanyaki Live Station. For visitors, the hotel offers easy access to Makassar’s most prominent landmarks and attractions such as the 16th-century Dutch Fort Rotterdam and the floating mosque on Losari Beach, the Trans Studio Makassar; the world’s third-largest indoor theme park, and Karebosi Link; Indonesia’s first underground shopping centre.
Shilla Stay Mapo, Seoul
Located the heart of Seoul’s administrative district and surrounded by universities, Shilla Stay Mapo comprises 383 exquisite guestrooms designed by renowned Italian architect Piero Lissoni. Well connected to Seoul’s public transport network with picturesque views overlooking Han River and Yeouido island, the hotel is a short stroll away from a number of tourist and business hotspots. Aside from having the National Assembly Building and many major financial buildings nearby, Shilla Stay Mapo is also close to the popular Yeouido IFC shopping mall and Hongik University. Culinary connoisseurs can explore the Itaewon district, famous for its many restaurants serving international cuisines. Seasonal celebrations including the Yeouido Cherry Blossom Festival, Han River Summer Festival, International Firework Festival, and Haneul Park Reed Flower Festival hosted nearby.