Chateau Star River, Wolgan Valley and Capella Singapore join The Leading Hotels of the World

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Wednesday, 2 December 2009

The Leading Hotels of the World has added the following three new hotels to its portfolio in Asia Pacific.

The Chateau Star River is located in the Pearl River area of Guangzhou, China. Adjacent to the Panyu Bridge, it is just minutes from the cultural heart of the city. The hotel brings a classic Royal European style to the river bank, its architecture inspired by the castles and palaces that line the Mediterranean Sea.

At 20 floors high, the first four floors feature leisure and recreational facilities, while floors 5 to 20 are dedicated to 205 guest rooms and 111 suites and an Executive Club Lounge. All guest accommodation is sumptuously decorated and fitted with all the amenities required by todays international travelers.

A variety of dining options offers a range of popular local and international cuisines: Always Cantonese, serving authentic Cantonese dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner; E-Caf, offering Western-style dining; Chuan Kitchen, specializing in Szechuan cuisine; the fine dining Chateau Grill, featuring gourmet French specialties; Lobby Bar for afternoon tea; and a Wine and Cigar bar.

Leisure facilities include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a spa, sauna, fitness center, tennis courts and a nightclub. Meeting and conference facilities can accommodate up to 950 people.

Located in the heart of Australias Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa is one of Australias most environmentally responsible tourist destinations.

Built around a restored rural homestead dating back to 1822, the resort is set within its own private conservation and nature reserve allowing for unique experiences and insights into Australias wildlife, history and cultural heritage. It features individual suites with private decks and swimming pools, separate living and sleeping areas, and double-sided fireplaces. Great attention to detail has been paid to ensure the fixtures and fittings are reminiscent of the Federation period and suites feature thoughtful extras, such as binoculars, allowing guests to get up close and personal with the wildlife.

Breakfast and dinner are served in the main homestead. The Country Kitchen serves lunch and informal meals throughout the day, while The Valley Bar & Terrace offer panoramic views of the Wolgan Valley below.

For leisure, there are guided walks, four-wheel drive safaris, horseback riding, and aboriginal interpretative tours, a swimming pool, gymnasium, and sauna, as well as The Timeless Spa offering a range of relaxation and beauty therapies. There are also private meeting and conference rooms for up to 50 people.

Surrounded by 30 acres of lush rainforest, Capella Singapore is on Singapores Sentosa Island. The flagship property for Capella Hotels and Resorts in Asia offers an inspiring natural setting while offering easy access to Singapores vibrant financial and shopping districts. From arrival to departure, guests enjoy intuitive and uncompromising service: Personal Assistants expertly handle guests needs and private chauffeur service is available via the hotels Rolls-Royce Phantom.

The 112 guestrooms include two Colonial Manors, one and two bedroom pool suites with private plunge pools, private outdoor showers and bathtubs, suites and premier rooms. In addition, Capella Singapore will offer the option of extended stays with full access to the hotels facilities via The Club at Capella Singapore. Long stay accommodation offers 72 sea-facing suites and duplexes and 9 manors with private pools. Every suite and pool suite has been attentively designed by leading international interior designer, Jaya Ibrahim, in his signature contemporary Asian style.

Guests can enjoy a range of activities for relaxation or business: Cassia, a fine-dining Chinese restaurant, The Knolls all-day dining restaurant and Bobs Bar; an Auriga Spa and Fitness Centre; three meeting rooms; a business centre with two boardrooms, a signature Capella Club Lounge, three cascading outdoor pools and a world-class sculpture garden.

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