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ROOMS TO MOVE
Until March 31, there’s a VAT-inclusive introductory rate at the just-opened Rosewood London in a restored Edwardian building in Holborn of £370 ($625), including WiFi, mini-bar, in-room movies, laundry and hot breakfast for two. More: rosewoodhotels.com.
At what seems an unbeatable rate, The Bali Getaway discount site is selling a seven-night stay in a deluxe room at Legian’s new 154-room Akmani Hotel for $377 a person. Be quick to secure the deal. More: thebaligetaway.com.
Book through a Virtuoso agent for a free third night at London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park; the well-located Knightsbridge hotel is home to the acclaimed Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. The offer is valid from December 16 to March 31 (excluding December 28-31), and does not apply to suite bookings. More: virtuoso.com.au.
BEST NEW BEDS
Langham Hospitality Group has opened the 500-room Langham Place in Guangzhou, China’s third-largest city; it’s the eighth hotel for the group in mainland China and the 20th in its global portfolio.
Grand Deluxe is the first category of refurbished rooms being unveiled at The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Causeway Bay on Hong Kong Island; the property is undergoing a complete makeover.
Oaks Hotels & Resorts has opened two 4.5-star properties in the Queensland regional towns of Moranbah and Middlemount respectively; the group’s collection includes more than 40 hotels in Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and the UAE.
The 402-room Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi has opened in the central business district of the UAE capital; it also features 131 serviced apartments and is the fifth Middle Eastern property for Thailand-based Dusit International.