4 Stunning Heritage Hotels in Asia to Check Out

This year’s lineup of heritage hotels is breathing new life into old buildings.

Photo: Six Senses Duxton

1. Six Senses Duxton
Restored under the guidance of London-based hotelier and designer Anouska Hempel, this row of former trading houses in Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar area has opened as a 49-room hotel.

More information here.

Photo: Amanyangyun

2. Amanyangyun
Aman’s latest retreat is an assemblage of Ming- and Qing-dynasty dwellings that were rescued from demolition in Jiangxi province and reassembled brick-by-brick inside a forest of camphor trees outside downtown Shanghai.

More information here.

Photo: Mandarin Oriental Qianmen

3. Mandarin Oriental Qianmen
2018 looks set to be the year that Mandarin Oriental finally unveils this much-awaited property in Beijing’s Qianmen area, its rooms and dining venues dispersed across a series of traditional hutong courtyard houses.

More information here.

Photo: Heritage Kempinski Hotel Yangon

4. Heritage Kempinski Hotel Yangon
The Kempinski group’s second foray into Myanmar will open soon in the imposing former Police Commissioner’s Office on Strand Road, with 229 guest rooms and suites—pictured below—spread throughout the colonnaded colonial landmark.

More information here.

This article originally appeared in the February/March 2018 print issue of DestinAsian magazine (“100 Essential Experiences”).

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