10 Stunning New Hotels & Resorts Opening in Asia Come 2018

These upcoming properties offer a slew of inspiring spaces and authentic experiences for guests.

Photo: The Edition Bangkok

1. The Edition Bangkok

Housed in the 77-story MahaNakhon, Thailand’s tallest building, The Edition Bangkok will feature 154 guest rooms. The upcoming property will offer over 500 square meters of combined meeting space including a boardroom, main function room, and outdoor banquet terrace. Food and beverage outlets spanning two signature restaurants, a lobby bar, and pool bar look set to whet appetites.

2. The Duxton Club Singapore

Opening in early 2018, The Duxton Club is inspired by the city-state’s history, with redesigns of traditional shophouses and elements reflecting its indigenous roots. Residing in two pre-war colonial shophouse buildings, the hotel will feature 138 guest rooms, along with five food and beverage venues, including an all-day dining restaurant, as well as a signature bar and private cigar room.

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3. Baglioni Resort Maldives

Located on the private island of Maagau in Dhaalu Atoll, this will be the first Italian luxury five-star resort in the Maldives when it opens next summer. The stunning resort will feature 99 villas surrounded by turquoise water, velvety white sand, and tropical nature. Facilities for both water sports and relaxation will be available, allowing guests to pamper themselves at the spa or embark on a diving trip.

4. Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Slated to welcome guests in early 2018, Four Seasons Hotel Kuala Lumpur will be situated in the heart of the Golden Triangle, the city’s thriving business and financial district. As part of a 65-story mixed-use tower, the hotel looks set to be an urban oasis with a rooftop pool bar and four new dining concepts, not to mention a direct connection to KLCC park.

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5. Capella Ubud

Nestled between Ubud’s rain forest, rice paddy fields, and the sacred Wos River, the Capella Ubud is poised to bring the wonders of Bali’s exotic past to life. The ultra-luxurious tented camp comes with 22 one-bedroom tented retreats and a two-bedroom lodge, each featuring a private saltwater Jacuzzi pool. Guests can also enjoy activities like jungle boot camps, sacred temple rituals, and more.

6. The Murray Hong Kong

Launching in January 2018, The Murray Hong Kong features spacious, sophisticated suites and rooms across 25 stories. The hotel is also home to five dining destinations, including a glamorous rooftop restaurant and bar with panoramic views. The hotel’s terraces around the arches, which are an architectural signature of the building, also showcase views of the city, Hong Kong Park, and the nearby Botanical Gardens.”

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7. Six Senses Bhutan

Guests of the upcoming Six Senses Bhutan will be able to journey through the kingdom via five intimate lodges, each one set in different locations—Thimphu, Punakha, Gangtey, Bumthang, and Paro. A total of 82 guest suites and villas, taking after the culture and traditions of “The Happiest Place on Earth,” will offer unique experiences that seek to unite the community of travelers.

8. Amanyangyun Shanghai

As the forth Aman destination in Shanghai, Amanyangyun is the result of an ambitious 15-year conservation initiative, which involved the relocation of a forest and the reconstruction of a historic village. As such, guests can expect to experience a getaway to the past via four-bedroom Antique Villas, Ming Courtyard Suites that pay tribute to the history of Jiangxi, and more.

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9. W Brisbane

The opening of W Brisbane marks the re-entry of the W brand into Australia, where 312 guest rooms, including 29 suites, two Wow Suites, and the Extreme Wow Suite (the brand’s equivalent of a presidential suite will await guests). With music and entertainment at the heart of the property, the rooms come with Bowers & Wilkins Bluetooth speakers, Netflix on the 140-centimeter LED TV, and an in-room W Mixbar along with complimentary Wi-Fi.

10. Rosewood Phnom Penh

Occupying the top 14 floors of the 188-meter-high, 39-story Vattanac Capital Tower One, Rosewood Phnom Penh offers a panoramic view of the city as well as the Mekong River. Guests will be spoilt for choice by 148 rooms and suites which are among the largest hotel rooms in Phnom Penh. Other top-notch facilities include the brand’s signature Sense spa with five treatment rooms and a 20-meter swimming pool on the 33rd floor.

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