Choosing the right hotel can make a profound difference on the travel experience. Beyond considering factors like location and budget, understanding the purpose of a trip enables travel agents and planners to select accommodations that cater to their clients’ needs.
With an impressive collection of 18 hotels and resorts in Thailand and 20 in Japan, BWH Hotels offers an unmatched range of properties to match different travel styles. Here’s how the group’s five newest hotels amplify the appeal of their surrounding locales to create memorable stays.
For a business trip: balancing work and play in Bangkok
Business travellers need to be where all the action is – and in Bangkok, that means the Ratchada district. Situated near embassies, commercial offices, and the Stock Exchange of Thailand, the new Best Western Ratchada Hotel is the best choice for busy road warriors.
Guests at Best Western Ratchada Hotel can take advantage of the extensive selection at the hotel’s on-site restaurant to fuel up before a busy day.
With the hotel’s all-day co-working space, saltwater pool, and 120 stylish rooms featuring convenient microwave ovens and kitchenettes, guests can seamlessly transition between work and rest at their convenience.
For a shopping jaunt: pick up bargains in the exuberant capital
Bangkok’s reputation as a shopper’s paradise is well-deserved. Apart from the attractive prices, the Thai capital’s booming creative scene has spawned indie fashion labels, contemporary art, and a vibrant retail experience in its markets and malls.
Colourful and creative surroundings at Best Western Chatuchak set the mood for exploring Bangkok’s local markets and boutiques.
Embracing this spirit, the new 192-room Best Western Chatuchak immerses guests in the thick of Bangkok’s creative action. From showcasing local art in guestrooms and public spaces to its prime location next to Chatuchak Weekend Market and Or Tor Kor Market, this hotel ensures that travellers have an extraordinary time discovering old favourites and new finds in Bangkok.
For green escapes: unwind amid Thailand’s natural beauty
Thailand’s beach destinations may be world-acclaimed, but its countryside is just as magically restorative. Nestled approximately two hours from Bangkok and one hour from Khao Yai National Park, Tawa Ravadee Resort Prachinburi, a member of WorldHotels Distinctive, offers an idyllic setting for those seeking a wellness retreat.
Sprawling gardens, a swimming pool, and a golf driving range make Tawa Ravadee Resort Prachinburi an indulgent resort getaway.
Set amidst tropical gardens and lotus ponds, the resort draws inspiration from traditional Thai design with its charming thatched roofs, hardwood furnishings, and breezy balconies across its 199 rooms and suites. After exploring nearby temples, ancient cities, and waterfalls, guests can relax by the pool and simply soak up the natural beauty of Prachinburi province.
For urban exploration: step right into buzzing Tokyo
As one of the world’s top travel destinations, Tokyo offers a dazzling array of attractions — even for those with limited time to explore. By choosing Villa Fontaine Grand Haneda Airport, a member of WorldHotels Distinctive, as a base, travellers can conveniently walk right from Haneda Airport’s Terminal 3 to their room in the 1,557-key property.
At Villa Fontaine Grand Haneda Airport, a member of WorldHotels Distinctive, guests can soak up the views from the hotel’s private onsen.
With metro rides to downtown Tokyo less than 30 minutes away, guests can spend more time discovering the capital’s renowned sights. The hotel even features its own 24-hour onsen (hot spring) with splendid views of airplanes and Mount Fuji, so one can unwind in privacy after a busy day of sightseeing.
For cultural sojourns: immerse in Kyoto’s storied heritage
Ancient castles and shrines, uji matcha, geisha traditions make Kyoto Japan’s cultural heart, making it a captivating destination for visitors from around the world. For travellers seeking a more immersive experience, the brand-new KAYA Kyoto Nijo Castle, BW Signature Collection by Best Western seamlessly blends traditional Japanese aesthetics with modern design elements, creating a thoughtfully themed stay.
Immerse in the tranquil Japanese gardens and take in historic sites at KAYA Kyoto Nijo Castle, BW Signature Collection by Best Western.
Situated in central Kyoto, the hotel’s 57 elegantly designed rooms feature unique Japanese-style bedding for a comfortable night’s rest. Sightseeing is also incredibly convenient from the hotel: the UNESCO-listed Nijo Castle, Kyoto Gyoen National Garden, and dozens of cafés and restaurants are all just a short stroll away, while guests can easily explore every corner of the city thanks to the nearby Marutamachi subway station.
For delighting loved ones: give the Gift of Travel
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