CHICAGO – December 12, 2016 – Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the world’s largest independent hotel brand, announces the addition of 24 member hotels over the past three months, which mark the company’s debut in key regions, signal the expansion of existing partnerships, and represent enhanced presence in key markets.
Highlights of the new hotel additions include:
The Hari London – London, United Kingdom
Located in the quintessentially British district of Belgravia, The Hari Hotel London bridges the gap between 19th Century London and modern day. Featuring an eclectic mix of social spaces, all designed with a focus on comfort and elegance, The Hari is an ideal gathering place for both London residents and travelers. A local favorite is the Bar & Garden Terrace, which offers a menu perfect for sharing and a retractable roof to afford guests views of starry London nights. The hotel also offers complimentary bikes to help guests explore the neighborhood’s historic streets or venture out to nearby landmarks including Buckingham Palace, Westminster Cathedral, and Harrods department store.
Lancaster Bangkok – Bangkok, Thailand
Scheduled to open in April 2017, the centrally located Lancaster Bangkok will offer 231 elegantly appointed rooms and suites, including Sky Garden Suites with private gardens and loft-style living apartments. Guests seeking a full-service wellness retreat in the heart of the bustling city will enjoy the Lancaster Wellness Floor, boasting an expansive gym, a 20-meter pool, a pool bar featuring healthy dishes, and The Spa at Lancaster, which will specialize in a range of Asian-inspired therapies. The family-friendly hotel will also offer Thai and international cuisines at its all-day dining restaurant, as well as two bars serving cocktails and tapas.
Vivienda Granada & Vivienda Residences – Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Preferred Hotels & Resorts marked first-time presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with the addition of Vivienda Granada and Vivienda Residences, two boutique properties located in the capital city of Riyadh. Vivienda Residence is comprised of 12 private villas and on-site amenities such as a pool, gym, and a soon-to-open pop-up restaurant with a calendar of visiting Michelin-starred chefs. Sister property Vivienda Granada offers spacious villa-style accommodations and world-class service including 24-hour butler service. The prime location of both properties places guests nearby to historical sites, shopping centers, and the city’s main business center.
Tarrytown House Estate & Conference Center – Tarrytown, New York
Travelers looking to escape the Manhattan madness can head to the famed Sleepy Hollow Country in New York’s Westchester County to experience the natural surroundings of Tarrytown House Estate. This historic hotel overlooking the Hudson River was once home to two local socialites and is now a picturesque estate made up of a 212 guestrooms and numerous indoor and outdoor activities including a tennis court, basketball court, swimming pools, and river access for boating and kayaking. History buffs will appreciate the opportunity to test their knowledge of American history with nearby tours at the Rockefeller estate, fiction author Washington Irving’s home, and intriguing exhibits at the United States Military Academy.
Additional properties that joined the Preferred Hotels & Resorts brand portfolio from August through early November 2016 include:
- Rosen Centre (Orlando, Florida, United States)
- Rosen Plaza (Orlando, Florida, United States)
- Rosen Shingle Creek (Orlando, Florida, United States)
- AT Six (Stockholm, Sweden)
- Hotel Monville Montreal (Montreal, Canada)
- The Domain Hotel & Spa (Manama, Bahrain)
- Pendry San Diego (San Diego, California, United States)
- Hotel Royal Palm Tower Indaiatuba (Indaiatuba, Brazil)
- Mukul Residences (Rivas, Nicaragua)
- Lancaster Bangkok (Bangkok, Thailand)
- Dukes Dubai (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
- Nordic Light Hotel (Stockholm, Sweden)
- AKA University City (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States)
- Edgewood Tahoe (South Lake Tahoe/Reno, Nevada, United States)
- Zota Beach Resort (Longboat Key, Florida, United States)
- Hyde Resort & Residences (Hollywood, Florida, United States)
- Hotel Sea Cliff (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
- Sea Cliff Resort & Spa Zanzibar (Zanzibar, Tanzania)
- Mountain Shadows (Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States)
- Hotel SKT. PETRI (Copenhagen, Denmark)
Travelers can further enhance their guest experience when booking a stay at these new hotels and resorts by enrolling in the iPrefer™ hotel rewards program, which offers perks such as points redeemable for free nights and other on-property expenditures, elite status, and complimentary Internet upon every eligible stay at more than 600 participating properties worldwide.
To explore all Preferred Hotels & Resorts properties, please visit PreferredHotels.com.
About Preferred Hotels & Resorts
Preferred Hotels & Resorts is the world’s largest independent hotel brand, representing more than 650 distinctive hotels, resorts, residences, and unique hotel groups across 85 countries. Through its five global collections, Preferred Hotels & Resorts connects discerning travelers to the singular luxury hospitality experience that meets their life and style preferences for each occasion. Every property within the portfolio maintains the high quality standards and unparalleled service levels required by the Preferred Hotels & Resorts Integrated Quality Assurance Program. The iPrefer™ hotel rewards program, Preferred Residences℠, Preferred Family℠, Preferred Pride℠, and Preferred Golf™ offer valuable benefits for travelers seeking a unique experience. For more information, visit PreferredHotels.com.
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