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The most anticipated new hotel openings in Asia in 2022

Have you already made plans for the holidays this year? Here are the most anticipated new hotel openings in Asia in 2022 to get you inspired.

Whether sea, sand, sun or mountains, we are sure that at least one of these hotels can satisfy your next travel desire.

Photo credit: Fusion Original Saigon Center

Photo credit: Fusion Original Saigon Center

Photo credit: Fusion Original Saigon Center

As the first Fusion Original branded hotel, Fusion Original Saigon Center will occupy 146 rooms in one of the city’s most iconic buildings. The hotel’s architectural design reflects a youthful, whimsical design ethos, expressed through bold colors and artistic touches. These can be seen in the exemplary polyart walls in the common areas, the traditional lotus flowers on the ceiling and the textured windows. As for the facilities at the hotel, guests can enjoy a large outdoor pool on the 6th floor surrounded by a tropical vertical garden and find tranquility at The Nest Lounge, tucked away from the busy street just outside. It is highly recommended for guests whose top priority is to see and experience Ho Chi Minh City’s cultural highlights, shopping malls, restaurants and bars.

Opening date: Second quarter of 2022

Chiang Mai is about to open its first post-pandemic five-star hotel with Meliá, a hotel chain originating from Spain. Aside from the luxurious but understated design it offers, the hotel is dotted with several interesting features for guests to enjoy. A must is Chiang Mai’s highest rooftop bar on the 22nd floor – Mai The Sky Bar – which towers high above the Ping River and Doi Suthep Temple. Other dining options include Mediterranean Mai Restaurant & Bar and Northern Thai Laan Na Kitchen. The hotel is also equipped with a swimming pool, fitness center, ballroom, meeting rooms and the rejuvenating YHI Spa.

Opening date: February 2022

Photo credit: Anantara Ubud Bali

Photo credit: Anantara Ubud Bali

Photo credit: Anantara Ubud Bali

Photo credit: Anantara Ubud Bali

Anantara opens its third property in Indonesia in the heart of Bali. The property on this heavenly island will be known as Anantara Ubud Bali Resort and will consist of 85 guest rooms and villas and 15 Anantara branded residences. This sanctuary is set amidst tropical jungle, verdant paddy fields, Hindu temples and shrines, so rest assured you will be greeted with breathtaking landscapes on every hectare of the resort.

Opening date: mid 2022

Photo credit: Patina Ubud

Unlike its Maldives outpost, Patina Ubud Bali adopts a minimalist design in neutral tones to showcase the greenery outside the windows. The hotel buildings are arranged in cascades to the sacred Wos River with 102 guestrooms and common areas overlooking the river and rainforest. As close to nature as it is, however, this river resort is a short walk from Ubud town center, where ancient Hindu temples and a range of restaurants can also be explored.

Opening date: end of 2022

Photo credit: Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa

Photo credit: Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa

Photo credit: Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa

Singapore’s renowned Raffles is about to open its second outpost in the country on Sentosa Island. It is Singapore’s first all-villa hotel and comprises 62 villas with a private pool and terrace area in each villa. The beautiful property is rumored to include a bar, fitness center, restaurants and ballrooms for celebrations and meetings. The world-renowned Raffles Spa and Raffles Butlers, 24-hour butler service, will also be available.

Opening date: end of 2022

Photo credit: Regent Phu Quoc

Photo credit: Regent Phu Quoc

Photo credit: Regent Phu Quoc

Photo credit: Regent Phu Quoc

Regent Phu Quoc offers a romantic getaway on the west coast of the popular island with minimalist villas and suites. Located adjacent to the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve, guests can expect luxurious interior designs that complement the silky sand and azure sea just outside their floor-to-ceiling glass windows. The massive property, made up of 176 suites and 126 villas, has a lot to offer, from various dining experiences, whether local or fine dining, to spa and meditation retreats.

Opening Date: Second Quarter 2022

Photo credit: Standard International

Photo credit: Standard International

After opening The Standard’s first hotel in Thailand in Hua Hin, Miami-based hotel chain The Standard is preparing its first outpost in the capital, Bangkok Mahanakhon. This much-anticipated hotel will serve as The Standard’s Asia flagship, aiming to bring youthfulness and vibrancy to our restless city. Located in the tallest building in the city, The Standard Bangkok Mahanakhon will house 155 guest rooms alongside New York’s popular The Standard Grill, Mott 32 (a Hong Kong-based Cantonese restaurant), Rooftop Restaurant and Bar and The Tea Room.

Opening date: 2022

Photo credit: Mandarin Oriental Shenzhen

Photo credit: Mandarin Oriental Shenzhen

Photo credit: Mandarin Oriental Shenzhen

Photo credit: Mandarin Oriental Shenzhen

Enjoy a comfortable stay in one of the most important cities of the Greater Bay at Mandarin Oriental Shenzhen. The soon-to-open hotel is located on the 67th to 79th floors of the UpperHills skyscraper, within walking distance to Lotus Hill Park and Shenzhen Bay. Inside the building, 178 rooms and suites offer guests optimal comfort with amenities such as Diptyque toiletries, Dyson hairdryers, Bose Bluetooth speakers, walk-in closets, and gorgeous views through the windows. Additionally, 8 multinational restaurants and bars specializing in Cantonese, Spanish and Japanese cuisines are sure to make it onto the city’s foodie list.

Opening date: January 20, 2022

The newest hotel in the capital of the archipelagic state is the Park Hyatt Jakarta. The property has 220 rooms with all the facilities to accommodate guests, including an outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center and an authentic spa. all on the top 17 floors of the MNC Land Tower in the heart of Jakarta. One of the biggest highlights is certainly the Kita Restaurant and Bar. Authentic but imaginative, the restaurant serves different types of modern Japanese delicacies, from sashimi to shabu-shabu. On the other hand, Kita Bar will undoubtedly become a popular place to relax as it is the perfect place to watch the sunset in central Jakarta.

Opening date: March 2022

If you are looking for an immersive getaway into nature, Buahan, A Banyan Tree Escape will provide you with an unforgettable experience. There is no brick or glass here, as the entire resort is built from bamboo and recycled ironwood. The “no walls, no doors” concept means that guests are just a curtain away from nature, allowing them to disconnect from the cyber world and connect with nature. As for culinary highlights, Open Kitchen is a zero-waste restaurant offering 70% plant-based foods, while Botanist Bar features locally grown produce from the resort’s gardens.

Opening date: April 2022

Photo credit: Mondrian Singapore Duxton

Located in the heart of downtown Singapore, the Mondrian Singapore Duxton will welcome guests in a 3-storey Singapore shophouse style loft suites building. The adjacent tower will then house 300 guest rooms, a rooftop pool, speakeasy bar and restaurant. All of this is in the ‘Day-to-Night’ neighborhood of the Garden City, which is within walking distance to the CBD and plenty of public transport.

Opening date: end of 2022

Photo credit: Alila Dalit Bay

Photo credit: Alila Dalit Bay

Alila Dalit Bay, an eco-resort slated to open on Malaysia’s north coast, is located not far from Kota Kinabalu, right in front of 17 hectares of white sand beach. The beach resort consists of 152 suites and 74 villas with private pool and gardens surrounded by panoramic views of Mengkabong River. Guests who practice eco-tourism will find respite in these ecologically designed villas, made from woven rattan, native wood and tribal artifacts to encourage natural airflow. Outdoor activities are always within reach here, whether it’s kayaking on the Mengkabong River or a little excursion along the estuary.

Opening date: 2022

InterContinental Khao Yai Resort

InterContinental Khao Yai Resort

The concept of a hotel converted into a train may sound strange, but in the hands of the energetic Bill Bensley and his team, we can’t wait to see the result. An escapade for city dwellers craving a dose of greenery, the InterContinental in Khao Yai is nestled amidst 50,000 trees and 7 lakes near Khao Yai National Park. With the railway routes leading to the north-east of Thailand, the gifted architect was inspired to build a journey back in time to the era of King Rama V. The result is 45 luxury rooms and 16 repurposed historic train car suites that offer guests an experience like nowhere else.

Opening date: Aug 2022

Photo credit: The Admiral Hotel Manila – MGallery

Photo credit: The Admiral Hotel Manila – MGallery

Photo credit: The Admiral Hotel Manila – MGallery

The first MGallery hotel to open in the Philippines is the Admiral Hotel in Manila. This artistic hotel will have 6 themed floors showcasing local culture, festivals, folk dances, traditional games and more. With its prime location on Roxas Boulevard, the hotel serves as a gateway to Manila’s Golden Age, which blends classic and contemporary Filipino-Spanish architecture. This hotel is perfect for business travelers and a real cultural hub making commuting to the lively bars, restaurants, shopping malls and historical sights very easy.

Opening date: April 2022

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