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ROOMS TO MOVE
Valid to February 28, Hong Kong’s funky new Mira Moon Hotel in up-and-coming Wan Chai has an introductory offer of 20 per cent off its best available rates plus a range of extras such as complimentary WiFi and mini-bar. More: miramoonhotel.com.
Heading to the northern hemisphere this festive season? Design Hotels is promoting more than 80 winter specials across its portfolio, including free extra nights, space-available upgrades and discounted tariffs. More: designhotels.com/winterspecials.
Semara Uluwatu in Bali has 50 per cent off suites over Christmas and new year; from $US475 ($520) a room a night including breakfast, 20-minute spa treatment, WiFi and selected leisure activities; cut rates also apply to the resort’s luxurious five-bedroom villas. More: semararesorts.com.
BEST NEW BEDS
Bannisters at Mollymook on the NSWsouth coast has had a chic makeover, including a beachinspired refresh of Rick Stein at Bannisters restaurant; guestrooms are sporting bespoke imported furniture, new artworks and upgraded soft furnishings to complement kitchenettes.
Point Yamu by COMOhas opened on a quiet peninsula on the east side of Phuket in southern Thailand; the 106-room hotel also features private villas and a Shambhala Retreat spa.
Four Seasons Hotel Sydney has unveiled Full Harbour View Junior Suites; true to the category’s name, there are Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge panoramas plus a raft of privileges, including 32nd-floor executive club access for guests and up to three friends.
Alila Hotels & Resorts will add three properties next year — Alila Jabal Akhdar, Oman; Alila Seminyak, Bali; and Alila Fort Bishangarh, India.