Looking ahead to 2024, we have rounded up Marriott Bonvoy’s most hotly anticipated hotel openings across the Asia Pacific. From a ground-breaking resort spanning across Flores Island, Indonesia, to the restoration of one of Adelaide’s most historic buildings, Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of over 30 brands will continue to create unforgettable experiences in popular and emerging destinations.
Khao Lak Marriott Beach Resort & Spa (Q1, 2024)
Rendering of Khao Lak Marriott Beach Resort & Spa Lobby
Where: Khao Lak, Thailand
Why Go? Nestled amidst lush coconut plantations and verdant forests, the 283-room retreat will offer guests an unforgettable stay, surrounded by the natural splendour of Phang Nga province. Set between sun-kissed sands and the soothing rhythm of the azure waves, Khao Lak Marriott Beach Resort & Spa seamlessly merges with the captivating allure of Southern Thai culture to stand as a haven of thoughtful experiences. Inspired by Takua Pa’s heritage, the hotel’s design incorporates rich blue tones and fisherman weaving, welcoming guests into its comfortable spaces with a strong sense of place. Six distinctive dining venues, including Goji Kitchen for ocean-fresh seafood and Thai Curry Sala for local flavours, showcase the finest Thai and international cuisine, spotlighting fresh, natural, and local ingredients.
The Ritz-Carlton, Bangkok (Q3, 2024)
Rendering of The Ritz-Carlton, Bangkok Exterior
Where: Bangkok, Thailand
Why Go? Nestled within the new urban focal point of the city, One Bangkok, The Ritz-Carlton, Bangkok will immerse guests in Bangkok’s most exciting shopping, dining and lifestyle offerings. Just moments from the bustling Central Business District, The Ritz-Carlton, Bangkok will house 259 elegantly appointed guest rooms across levels 1-25, including 32 suites and one exceptional Ritz-Carlton Suite, showcasing breathtaking views of neighbouring Lumphini Park. The urban oasis will boast contemporary style infused with local influences, complemented by four distinctive dining venues. For relaxation, the signature Ritz-Carlton Spa features six treatment rooms, wet lounges, whirlpools, saunas, and steam rooms, creating a luxurious retreat. Sunlit function facilities, including Thailand’s largest luxury hotel ballroom, make it an ideal choice for hosting corporate and social events.
Moxy Bangkok Ratchaprasong (Q1, 2024)
Rendering of Moxy Bangkok Ratchaprasong’s Porte-cochère
Where: Bangkok, Thailand
Why Go? Marking Moxy’s brand entry into Thailand, Moxy Bangkok Ratchaprasong will feature 504 guest rooms amongst a modern oasis on top of the podium of the shopping centre below. With prime location on Ratchadamri Road, the hotel brings its stylish hotel experience to the heart of Bangkok’s lifestyle district. Guests will be delighted by an eccentric sense of place, where playful characters, such as an elephant head on the guestroom pegboard, an old Bangkok cinema marquis above the bar, and graffiti-art of characters that refer to Thai mythology can be seen throughout a stay.
Ta’aktana, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Labuan Bajo (Q2, 2024)
Rendering of Ta’aktana, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa; Sea Villas and expansive grounds
Where: Labuan Bajo, Indonesia
Why Go? Located only ten minutes from the Komodo International Airport, Ta’aktana, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa will find its enchanting home in Labuan Bajo, the heart of Flores Island. Once a sleepy fishing village, Labuan Bajo has transformed into a vibrant base for travellers seeking sea adventures and day trips to Western Flores, nearby islands, and Manta Ray diving spots within Komodo National Park. Spanning over 34,000m2, Ta’aktana, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa will mark a luxury landmark, offering 70 resort suites and the first and only sea villas in Labuan Bajo. Amidst breath-taking scenery, guests can indulge in five dining venues, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a beachfront pool, a fitness centre, and a spa. To elevate the experience, the property boasts a private beach and even its own private yacht for guests to explore the surrounding beauty.
Moxy Ningbo Old Bund (Q1, 2024)
Rendering of Moxy Ningbo Old Bund Elevator Lobby
Where: Ningbo, China
Why Go? Moxy Hotels arrives in Ningbo with the opening of Moxy Ningbo Old Bund, ideally located in the Old Bund in downtown Ningbo city, one of the most renowned landmarks of Ningbo city that juxtaposes old European-style buildings with trendy shops. Only a 15-minute drive from Ningbo Railway station and a 7-minute walk from the nearest subway station, the 125-room hotel has Ningbo’s main attractions at its doorstep, serving as the perfect base for travelers looking to explore the vibrant city. Stepping into the hotel, guests are also faced with interiors that pay homage to Ningbo’s heritage as a major port city.
AC Hotels by Marriott Chengdu North China (Q1, 2024)
Rendering of AC Hotels by Marriott Chengdu North China Lounge & Bar
Where: Chengdu, China
Why Go? AC Hotels by Marriott Chengdu North China, the brand’s inaugural venture in Chengdu, China, and the first managed AC Hotel in Greater China, marks an exciting new addition to the AC portfolio. Positioned adjacent to the Phoenix Mountain Sports Centre, a multifaceted hub blending sports, performing arts, business, and leisure, this property will offer 244 meticulously designed guest rooms, combining modern comfort with a prime location that provide travellers with a seamless travel experience.
Le Méridien Shenzhen, Bao’an (Q4, 2024)
Rendering of Le Méridien Shenzhen, Bao’an Exterior
Where: Shenzhen, China
Why Go? Le Méridien makes its debut in Shenzhen with the upcoming Le Méridien Shenzhen, Bao’an, which is strategically positioned at the crossroads of Xin’an 6th Road and Xingye Road, to make it within easy access to key business districts, transportation hubs, and popular attractions. Ideal for both business and leisure travellers looking to unlock the destination, the hotel offers 363 elegantly appointed guest rooms in contemporary style and culinary delights at Latitude 22 Lounge, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant. Additionally, the hotel will boast an expansive 1,600 sqm of banquet facilities, featuring a magnificent 1,080 sqm Grand Ballroom and two versatile conference rooms.
Marriott Adelaide (Q2, 2024)
Rendering of Marriott Adelaide Guestroom
Where: Adelaide, Australia
Why Go? As Marriott International’s first hotel in South Australia, Adelaide Marriott will see the restoration of Adelaide’s iconic, 150-year-old General Post Office within Adelaide’s Central Business District. Seamlessly blending the building’s history with the hotel’s contemporary design, the hotel offers 285 large guestrooms, including a Presidential Suite, Club Lounge, signature restaurants and bars, swimming pool and fitness centre, plus function and conference rooms, each containing local art collections inspired by South Australian Heritage. Guests will enjoy the elegance of the historic building accompanied by sweeping views across Adelaide city, Adelaide Hills, and the metropolitan coastline