Swire Hotels is to open its second Hong Kong
hotel, and its third property worldwide, in January 2010.
The new lifestyle business hotel - EAST - is
located at Island East, incorporating a new landmark development
by Swire, One Island East, in Quarry Bay.
EAST will feature services such as a paperless
front-desk which enables guests to check-in only on their first
visit, with express check-in and pre-registration prior to arrival
all that is necessary thereafter.
The hotel’s 345 rooms and suites, featuring
harbour or urban views, will offer the latest in iHome / iTouch
technology and complimentary WiFi broadband internet connection
available throughout the hotel.
Dining will be available at the all-day
restaurant EAST Café which will feature a chic harbour view
rooftop bar and deck.
Recreational facilities at EAST will include a
24-hour gym, an outdoor swimming pool and a Juice bar.
The hotel is close to Tai Koo MTR station and
just a short drive away from Central and Causeway Bay.
Brian Williams, Managing Director of Swire
Hotels, said, “Our hotel aims to create different and surprising
experiences that complement the lives of our guests and enhance
their lifestyle. EAST is designed to meet the needs of business
travellers at Island East.”
Swire Hotels launched its first property, The
Opposite House, in Beijing, in 2008. A second, The Upper House,
opens at Pacific Place in Admiralty on Hong Kong Island in October
other recent news regarding: