The Grand Luang Prabang Banyan Tree’s The Grand Luang Prabang

Location: On the banks of the Mekong River in the UNESCO-listed town of Luang Prabang, northern Laos
Grade: Luxury
Keys: 75
Facilities: Restaurant and bar, swimming pool, museum
Meeting space: Unspecified
They say: “Savour the hotel’s old-world charm with wooden shutters, large windows and Laotian textiles”
We say: Colonial-style riverside hotel has bundles of charm and character and will benefit from Banyan Tree’s management, but location is slightly removed from main peninsula attractions
Opening: Already open Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando Theme Parks Homewood Suites by Hilton Orlando Theme Parks
Location: Close to Orlando’s major theme parks and convention centre Grade: Midscale Keys: 133 suites Facilities: Fitness centre, sports court, outdoor pool, home shopping services Meeting space: 100m² meeting room They say: “The new hotel offers [guests]… all the comforts of home, whether they are travelling for work or enjoying a well-earned getaway” We say: Extended-stay hotel to provide affordable option for travellers to this leisure destination, which is also a key convention travel hub Opening: Already open Mantra the Observatory Mantra the Observatory, Port Macquarie Location: Beachfront at Port Macquarie, on north coast of New South Wales Grade: […]