Weekly hotel openings roundup - Berlin, Brunei and Hawaii
Friday 08 October 2010
This week saw the opening of an urban retreat in the busy streets of Berlin, a new boutique brand from Marriott and the first internationally branded hotel in Brunei.
Offering a Scandinavian-themed retreat from the busy streets, Scandic's new 563-room Potsdamer Platz property is the latest addition to Berlin's booming hotel scene. The hotel features rooms themed around the seasons, a terrace and restaurant, free wifi and access to a gym and spa.
The long-awaited boutique property by Marriott and Ian Schrager finally soft-opened its doors to the first customers this week. The property features a private beach, a nightclub and full service spa, along with a restaurant by famed US chef Masaharu Morimoto - the Morimoto Waikiki at EDITION.
Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam
The only internationally branded hotel in Brunei Darussalam, the new Radisson is close to local tourist sites such as Kampong Ayer Water Village, the Royal Regalia museum and the Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque. It offers 142 rooms, a fitness center, outdoor pool and spa and three restaurant/bar options.
Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel & Spa
Nha Trang, Vietnam
Sheraton officially opened its first Vietnamese beach resort this week in the idyllic bay of Nha Trang. The 30-storey building offer 284 guest rooms, three restaurants, a cooking school, a spa and sea views from every room.
Nour Arjaan by Rotana
The 28 floor Nour Arjaan contains 225 suites and rooms offering spectacular views of the city and just minutes from the beach. Facilities include a rooftop swimming pool, fitness center and steam, sauna and massage rooms.
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