With a New Year comes new discoveries. Here, we put together our collection of the top favourite hotels around Asia Pacific. The 2018 list covers the best of the best – from a pristine Private Island to modern city escapes; from the most unconventional theme to an awe-inspiring concept; it has raised the bar of one’s expectation in the hospitality world. Discover the top 10 most travel-worthy properties.
Amidst the vibrant bustle of the Sydney CBD, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth presents a luxury escape where French elegance meets sophisticated comfort. The central location offers convenient access to major shopping districts and attractions like the Opera House, Circular Quay, The Rocks and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Be enchanted by the modern and contemporary French influence and a captivating city view from the comfort of your personal space.
With a blend of modernity and heritage, Novotel Hong Kong Nathan Road Kowloon is a travellers’ favourite for unwinding after a day full of shopping and dining at the busy Nathan Road. You will be hard-pressed to find another hotel like Novotel Kowloon that offers a prime location with fantastic experiences for everyone.
Located in the most vibrant and happening nightspot of Singapore, Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay’s strategic spot offers access to over 150 restaurants and bars along the banks of the historical Singapore River. This is the right spot for those who want to experience the local cuisine and nightlife. Each room is thoughtfully designed to blend elements of space, modernity and vibrancy into one, whilst offering magnificent views of the Singapore River, Marina Bay or the lush greenery of Fort Canning Park.
Blending unique Balinese and French culture, Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua is a holistic retreat with a stunning beachfront view overlooking the Indian Ocean. Enjoy a perfect tropical retreat, experience restorative yoga sessions, luxuriate in rejuvenating spa treatments, relish in a myriad of tasty fares and participate in family-friendly activities. The resort takes pride in its extensive network of five swimming pools – including a lazy river that spans the length of the resort on the ground floor. This is a perfect escape for romantic couples and families alike.
Pullman Auckland is one of the top picks for comfort and convenience amongst travellers. What sets it apart is the chic and spacious residential suites with living spaces and facilities that redefine modern living for any traveller. Pullman Auckland is just minutes away from the iconic Viaduct Harbour and a short stroll from Vector Arena. There is always something happening in Auckland; From popular sporting events, concerts to festivals. This is the ideal place to stay and experience the lively spirits of Downtown Auckland.
Ideally situated in the heart of Siam Square, Novotel Bangkok on Siam Square earns rave reviews from shopaholic travellers who return year after year. The hotel is footsteps away from the SIAM BTS Skytrain Station and is a perfect resting spot after an entire day of leisure, shopping and entertainment.
With sweeping views of Kuala Lumpur’s glittering skyline, Pullman Kuala Lumpur City Centre Hotel and Residences is a home away from home, offering a distinct personality and stylish-ambience - a vibrant space for both play and work. Take a short stroll to the majestic Petronas Twin Towers, visit the city hub of entertainment and shopping or simply tune in to the heartbeat of the city.
The luxurious Sofitel Mumbai BKC reflects the modern character of a city and prides itself for its strategic location in Bandra Kurla Complex – BKC. Indulge in the extravagances of the city’s modern renaissance in neo-art nouveau Sofitel design, enjoy local attractions within easy access to Bandra West, Bharat Diamond Bourse and local highlights of the North & South Mumbai. It’s now easier to discover India’s melting pot of cultures and attractions in the heart of Mumbai.
This contemporary hotel sits in the heart of Tokyo’s major shopping districts and attractions such as the well-known Tsukiji Fish Markets, Kabuki Theatre, Harumi Dori Shopping Streets and Ginza Dori. Mercure Tokyo Ginza is one of the strategic locations to stay, especially if you are seeking to experience the most out of your short trip in Tokyo.
Staying at ibis Ambassador Seoul Myeong Dong is the first step towards planning your day in Seoul right. With a central location nestled in the prime shopping district of Seoul, it offers great convenience to the artsy fartsy Insadong and major local markets such as Dongdaemun and Namdaemun, whilst offering a contemporary and comfortable stay for any budget traveller.
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