Where to Stay: new hotels in Singapore, New Zealand, the US and more

Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore
Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore

Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore

Location: In the new OUE Downtown building on Shenton Way in downtown Singapore
Grade: Upper-upscale
Keys: 268 serviced apartments
Facilities: Outdoor infinity pool and jacuzzi, fitness centre, lobby bar, outdoor barbecue area, restaurant and residents’ lounge
Meeting space: Boardroom available
They say: “Blending urban style with nature-inspired elements, the Oakwood Premier serviced apartments are designed to give sophisticated travellers a relaxing home, with all the luxuries of a hotel”
We say: The new concept from Oakwood aims to blend the feel and facilities of a hotel with the spaciousness of a service residence. Could be popular with families as well as long-stay business travellers
Opening: 15 June 2017

W Aspen
W Aspen

W Aspen

Location: At the base of Aspen Mountain in the centre of the US ski resort
Grade: Luxury
Keys: 88 rooms and suites plus 11 residences
Facilities: Large split-level lobby, outdoor patio, 1,115m² rooftop bar and pool area overlooking Aspen Mountain, ski shop with equipment rental, fitness centre
Meeting space: Approx. 150m² of function space
They say: “Locally inspired, this modern-day mountain chalet will celebrate the spirit of Aspen”
We say: W is arguably the perfect hotel brand for Aspen, the trendy and expensive US ski resort. The luxurious Sky Residences will no doubt attract well-heeled travellers seeking a base in the town
Opening: In time for the 2018-19 winter ski season

Rydges Wellington Airport
Rydges Wellington Airport

Rydges Wellington Airport

Location: Directly above the international terminal at Wellington Airport
Grade: Upscale
Keys: 134
Facilities: Restaurant and bar
Meeting space: Conference space available but unspecified
They say: “The hotel is part of the airport’s wider efforts to improve the experience of everyone who has to catch an early flight or arrive on a late one”
We say: The hotel will be extremely convenient for passengers as it will be directly accessible from the airport’s new lounge
Opening: Late 2018

Vienna's historical centre
Vienna’s historical centre

Rosewood Vienna

Location: In an 18th Century on Petersplatz, in the centre of Vienna’s UNESCO-listed old town
Grade: Luxury
Keys: 99
Facilities: Garden restaurant, rooftop bar, spa
Meeting space: Available but unspecified
They say: “Rosewood Vienna will combine the best of European architecture and design with a refined yet modern style”
We say: Hong Kong-based Rosewood is creating some very special hotels, and this one in the centre of old Vienna could be among the best. Its great location and limited number of rooms could make it a highly sought-after property
Opening: 2021

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