The Weekend Australian - Travel - - TRAVEL & INDULGENCE -

Reser­va­tions are open for the San Fran­cisco Proper Ho­tel, de­but­ing in Au­gust in a 1926 listed build­ing on the cor­ner of 7th and Mar­ket; the 131 gue­strooms with in­te­ri­ors by Kelly Wearstler are com­ple­mented by a col­lec­tion of high-end restau­rants and bars, in­clud­ing rooftop lounge and re­stored lobby • Open­ing Au­gust 1, SKYE Ho­tel Suites Par­ra­matta in Syd­ney’s west will be the first ho­tel in Aus­tralia to of­fer on­line checkin with room keys up­loaded to guests’ phones; other in­no­va­tions in­clude a mat­tress menu (hard, soft or mid-range) and concierge tablets in all 72 apart­ment-style suites • Mar­riott In­ter­na­tional’s life­style brand Moxy Ho­tels fea­tures su­per-fast Wi-Fi, af­ford­able rates and lively com­mu­nal ar­eas; open­ing later this year are the 205-room Moxy Tokyo Kin­shi­cho, a short walk from the train sta­tion, and 155-room Moxy Osaka Hon­machi • Bri­tish hote­lier Olga Polizzi has pur­chased a large gar­den di­rectly below her Ho­tel Tre­san­ton on the Cor­nish coast and is trans­form­ing it into a Mediter­raneanstyle beach club • The Up­per House on Hong Kong Is­land gets a sis­ter prop­erty in Shang­hai later this year in the com­mer­cial district near Nan­jing Road (West); The Mid­dle House will fea­ture 111 gue­strooms and 102 apart­ments by Mi­lan-based de­signer Pierro Lis­soni.

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