Seek Out These September Hotels

September 3, 2014 by | Filed Under: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Luxury Tourism, Myanmar, News, Thailand, Vietnam

Khiri Travel’s roundup of new and intriguing hotel options from around the region

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Bon Bien Resort, Mui Ne, Vietnam

Where can we find this hotel?

Located in Mui Ne, this hotel is not too far from Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) so it is a great place for a beach stay at the end of a holiday in Vietnam.

What are the surroundings like?

Just a step away from the ocean, this hotel is exactly what a budget traveler will look for at the end of their trip. It has a large swimming pool and pool bar. The hotel is also strategically located where guests can have easy access to lots of shops and businesses.

Why do we think it is special?

This property is special because of its location on the beach at Mui Ne and offers good quality for the price.

 

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Ijen Resort, Java, Indonesia

Where can we find this hotel?

The Ijen Resort is in Banyuwangi on Java Island, Indonesia. It’s easily accessible via a ferry from Bali.

What is it like?

Perched at the edge of the rainforest of Ijen National Park and overlooking terraced rice fields to a row of volcanoes, each of the resort’s 41 bungalows boast superb views from their balconies and have all the facilities of modern comfort.

Why do we like it?

This resort is a special destination because of its proximity to the spectacular scenery of the Ijen volcano crater. In addition, Banyuwangi features other tourist sites such as rural villages, a huge fishing port, national parks with endemic species, and plantations reminiscent of its colonial past.

 

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The St. Regis Bangkok, Thailand

Why do we like it?

This luxury 5-star hotel is close to many of the impressive shopping areas Bangkok has on offer. Due to the quiet urban area between Silom Road and Siam Square it is a good place for relaxation.

What are the surroundings like?

Located on Rajadamri Road in an upscale area of central Bangkok, this hotel is connected to the Bangkok sky train and opposite the Royal Bangkok Sports Club.

What are alternatives to this hotel?

There are several more high-end hotels on the same road: Courtyard Bangkok, Mayfair Marriot Apartments, and The Four Seasons. The Grand Hyatt Erawan with the Erawan Shrine in front of it, is around the corner

 

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Than Lwin Paradise Hotel, Hpa An, Myanmar

Where can we find this hotel?

The new Than Lwin Paradise hotel is in the city of Hpa An north of Mawlamyine in Kayin State, Myanmar.

What is it like?

Located directly on the Thanlwin River in Hpa An, this hotel offers a spectacular view from the restaurant terrace over the nearby mountains. Its bungalow accommodations come with handsome wooden interiors and all amenities to make a memorable stay.

Why do we like it?

We like the large restaurant. Even if the hotel is fully booked, the restaurant provides enough room for intimacy during breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also, this hotel is a perfect hideaway from the city center yet close enough to the region’s unique tourist sites such as Zwekabin Mountain.

 

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Le Blanc Boutique Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

What are the surroundings like?

Located in the heart of Phnom Penh, this 4-star hotel is a luxurious, elegant and tranquil place to stay, yet strategically situated in the Boeung Keng Kang area. Within a short walk are offices, spas, restaurants, and a major shopping center.

What are alternatives to this hotel?

The White Mansion Boutique Hotel is also located in Phnom Penh city center. The hotel is housed in the former USA ambassador’s residence.

What can we do in the surroundings?

It is an easy walk to local markets, Independence Monument Park and Phnom Penh’s main tourist attractions including the Royal Palace, the National Museum and the Mekong Riverfront.

 

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Elements Koh Samui Hotel, Thailand

Where can we find this hotel?

This 4-star plus property is located in a very secluded part of southwest Koh Samui with great views of Phang Ka Bay.

What is it like?

This hotel is a stylish modern Bali/Thai fusion boutique resort. There are four room types including luxury beachfront villas, garden pool villas and apartments in the main resort building. Located on a quiet, pristine beach, it is private from any neighboring hotels or shops.

Why do we think it is special?

The resort is proud of its eco friendly policies such as using chemical-free ozone water treatment for the main infinity pool and private plunge pools. The wastewater is treated biologically and recycled to water the landscaping. Low wattage energy saving appliances are used wherever possible and a high percentage of waste materials are recycled.

 

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The Tama Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Why do we think it is special?

The 4-star The Tama Hotel is located on the 22nd floor of the Phnom Penh Tower in the central city. This hotel is the latest addition to Phnom Penh’s ever-growing boutique hotel scene and is Cambodia’s first-ever capsule hotel.

What’s it like?

Guests sleep against a glass window in bunks with a panoramic view of the city. There are variations in room types from deluxe to superior depending on size of the capsule space.

What can we do in the surroundings?

Located on Monivong Boulevard, it is easy to get anywhere in the city. Phnom Penh has unlimited offerings in cultural sites, history and art museums, the Central Market, theaters as well as vibrant nightlife establishments.

 

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My Dream Boutique Resort, Luang Prabang, Laos

What are the surroundings like?

The My Dream Boutique Resort is a 4-star hotel in Luang Prabang. Guests staying here enjoy stunning views of the Khan River. The property sits in a garden-like setting only a few minutes walk from the Old Town. The rooms are built in traditional Lao style utilizing Lao textiles and natural materials. Every room has a verandah to enjoy the outdoors and views of the gardens.

What are alternatives to this hotel?

Le Bel Air Resort located nearby just across the river from the Luang Prabang Old Town peninsula is a good alternative.

What can we do in the surroundings?

Luang Prabang Old Town is a very charming and compact place to walk or bicycle around to besides explore the many ancient temples, visit cafes, shop house boutiques or just watch the activity going on along the riverbanks of the Mekong River or Khan River.