Weekly hotel openings: Indonesia, India, Australia and Kuwait
Friday 04 March 2011
This week saw the opening of two new properties in Bali, Indonesia, as well as the launch of Missoni's second hotel in Kuwait.
W Retreat and Spa Bali - Seminyak
The seemingly unstoppable expansion of Starwood-owned W Hotels continued this week with the opening of the W Retreat and Spa Bali, offering a three-storey beach bar, two restaurants, a spa and 158 rooms.
Pullman Bali Legian Nirwana
The first of this hotel's 353 rooms opened this week, opposite the white sands of Legian Beach in Bali. The hotel features a garden swimming pool and rooftop infinity pool, along with a restaurant and rooftop bar and a spa, to open in April 2011.
This is Hilton's first property in Chennai, India's fifth most populous city. It contains 204 guest rooms, five restaurants and bars (including a live bakery, wine and cheese bar and poolside bar), and a rooftop infinity pool.
Mercure Sydney Potts Point (formerly The Crest)
The Crest is famed for offering some of the most stunning views in Sydney and opened this week after a $30m, two-year refurbishment. It offers 227 rooms, many with spectacular vistas of the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, and has been totally revamped inside.
Hotel Missoni Kuwait
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Fashion house Missoni's second hotel opened its doors this week inside Kuwait City's luxury Symphony shopping mall. The hotel offers 169 rooms facing the sea, four restaurants and bars, and a 1,500 square meter Six Senses spa set to open later this year.
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