New York, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2014
Major cities in Asia may not be the first destinations you think of when contemplating a leisure escape, but at many Leading Hotels in the region, travelers truly can find exceptional settings for relaxing and enriching getaways, along with money-saving and value-rich offers.
Named after Thailand’s 13th-century capital, The Sukhothai Bangkok is a stunning sanctuary in the city center, offering easy access to top shopping districts. Set amidst beautifully landscaped grounds, with extensive flower gardens and lotus ponds, the hotel comprises 240 rooms and suites, richly appointed with fine fabrics, teakwood furnishings and impeccable detailing. Also celebrated as one of Bangkok's fine-dining meccas, The Sukhothai has three main restaurants, including the renowned Celadon, with delectable, authentic Thai cuisine. Leading Weekend rates start from THB 4,800 per night, single or double, representing a 40% savings off regular weeknight rates until October 31, and 25% per night savings thereafter, and include daily buffet breakfast. Tax and service are additional. Valid until December 21, 2014.
Located in an elegant neighborhood not far from India Gate and the Khan Market, the Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi is known for its attention to detail and unparalleled service. A favorite of dignitaries visiting the Indian capital, it exudes an aura of quiet, restrained luxury. Housing 294 rooms and suites, the building is 12 stories tall with a pink sandstone façade. Inside, the lobby boasts intricate motifs and walls with inlay work. Among the six restaurants are internationally acclaimed Varq, serving gourmet Indian cuisine; and Wasabi by Morimoto for Japanese fare. Valid Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, Leading Weekend rates start at INR 10,625 per night, single, and INR 11,900 per night, double, representing a 15% savings off regular weeknight rates, and include buffet breakfast. Tax and service are additional. Valid until December 31, 2014.
Appropriate for the Garden City of India, Taj West End is set amidst 18 acres of grounds, with 117 rooms and suites spread across the estate between banyan trees and fragrant flowerbeds. The style of the British Raj is also evident in the stately lobby, dominated by a central skylight and dark-walnut-wood walls, while three in-house restaurants include Mynt, serving international fare; Blue Ginger, the city’s first Vietnamese restaurant; and the Masala Club, where guests can grill their meals on spice-rubbed hot stones. Leading Weekend rates from INR 10,400 per night, single, and INR 11,600 per night double include 20% discount off regular weeknight rates, buffet breakfast, discounts at the spa and on food and soft beverages, as well as complimentary Yoga sessions on Saturday and Sunday. Tax is additional. December 31, 2014.
Built in 1903 by J.N. Tata after he was (reportedly) refused entry to another hotel, The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai was instantly the most luxurious address in Mumbai. Sitting on the Colaba waterfront overlooking the Arabian Sea, the hotel features a variety of architectural styles, including Oriental engravings on Gothic window frames topped by a Florentine dome, and a tower that boasts a modern Moorish aesthetic. Accommodations, in 278 rooms and suites, are housed in a sleek contemporary building, as well as in the Palace Wing, whose period rooms are filled with antiques. Leading Arts & Culture rates from INR 13,500 per night, single, and INR 15,000 per night, double, include tickets to the Prince of Wales Museum, with one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of art and artifacts in the city. December 31, 2014.
Set on more than three acres on Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur occupies a key location along the historical mile of the city, opposite the old Moorish-style railway station. Built in the 1930s, this colonial landmark became one of the great hotels of its time, and was the venue of choice for glamorous social events, historic meetings and visiting dignitaries. Nearby are many of the city's top attractions, including the National Museum, National Mosque, Islamic Arts Museum, Lake Gardens, and Bird and Butterfly Parks. This latest incarnation of the Majestic encompasses 300 rooms and suites, housed in the original five-story hotel, and a new 15-story tower, linked by a glass-enclosed walkway. Leading Weekend rates start at MYR 495 per night, single or double, and include daily breakfast in Contango and dinner one evening at the Colonial Café. Valid until December 28, 2014.
Set on the quiet enclave of Sentosa Island just ten minutes from the heart of Singapore City, the Capella Singapore successfully blends colonial and contemporary aesthetics. At the center of the sprawling grounds is a white Patrician building with two modern wings that house 112 sleek guest rooms and suites. Interiors echo the period motif with selected Asian and colonial accents. Leading Arts & Culture rates start at SGD 860 per night, single or double; and include daily breakfast; a private tour of Singapore’s heritage sites, with lunch at a local restaurant; round-trip airport transfers; Wi-Fi and minibar; five pieces of pressing per stay; personal assistant services; and access to the Library with books, games and DVDs, as well as refreshments throughout the day. Two-night minimum stay. Valid until December 23, 2014.
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Please note: All offers listed above are subject to availability.
Discounts and special offers cannot be combined.
Local taxes and service charges are additional.
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When extraordinary and one-of-a-kind intersect, you have likely found a Leading Hotel. As the largest luxury hotel collection, with more than 430 of the world’s greatest properties in over 80 countries, we seek out the exceptional. From grand palaces to intimate city hideaways, from ancient castles to sumptuous safari tent villages, from tropical aeries to mystical paradises, all are utterly unique and boldly independent. Each celebrates the culture of its destination, rather than trying to mask it with corporate-mandated sameness. Established in 1928 by several influential and forward-thinking European hoteliers, it started with 38 initial members. With our eight-decade-long commitment to providing unforgettable, authentic travel experiences, LHW selects only hotels that meet our high standards for quality and distinctiveness. To us, hospitality is not an industry; it’s an art…and our passion.