Thailand’s new hotels in Phuket, Krabi, Koh Samui, Chiang Mai
A 253-key Accor complex, the Pullman Khao Lak Resort draws inspiration from Sino-Portuguese architecture for its rooms, suites and pool villas. Located on Bang Muang Beach in Khao Sok National Park, this family-friendly resort is less than a two-hour drive from Phuket International Airport. There’s a kids’ club, a paddling pool and a double-loop slide for the little ones, four pools including a 1,000m² freeform pool, two restaurants and bars, and a spa. Watch the day melt into night over fresh seafood, Mediterranean flavors and cocktails at Kram Beach Club, facing the Andaman Sea. Website; double of Rs5,270.
Hilton Garden Inn Phuket Bang Tao
Located in the Bang Tao Beach area, the 177-room hotel is a 25-minute drive from Phuket International Airport. Thailand’s first Hilton Garden Inn, the hotel features everything from a gym and business center to the brand’s Garden Grills & Bar. The hotel is within walking distance of the sand and close to the Laguna Phuket Resort and Boat Avenue, and has rooms with balconies overlooking the Laguna area. Make the most of the view from the two rooftop outdoor swimming pools, serviced by the Pool Bar. Website; double from THB 1,440/Rs 3,275.
Melia Chiang Mai
Opening on April 10, 2022 in a 22-storey tower, Meliá Chiang Mai will offer the tallest rooftop bar in the mountainous city of Chiang Mai. Consisting of two bars connected by a glass bridge, the 360-degree rooftop Mai The Sky Bar on the 22nd floor overlooks the Ping River to the east and the mountaintop Doi Suthep Temple to the west. The 260-key hotel is 6 km from Chiang Mai International Airport and features two restaurants, two bars, two lounges, Meliá’s YHI Spa with herbal Thai sauna, fitness center, swimming pool, kids club and events and meetings. the spaces. The Level features 38 rooms and six suites with exclusive access to an Executive Lounge and perks like private check-in and check-out. Website; double from THB 2,499/Rs 5,685 per night for a Meliá room, including discounts on food and beverages and spa treatments; current offers on stays from April 10 to October 31, 2022.