Hotels & Resorts

W Hong Kong

Nov 21, 2009

W HONG KONG, LOCATED IN HIPSTER HUB Kowloon, deftly mixes whimsy with a darker, more urban sensibility—a yin-yang approach to design that’s true to the brand’s fixation on appearances. Two interior design firms were hired to create the hotel’s 393 rooms, giving a slightly different feel to alternating floors. The rooms by Australian outfit Nicholas Graham + Associates feature a more sober look: darker greens and grays, with a swirling, wood-grain pattern etched in steel on the walls behind the bed. Japanese firm Glamorous, displays a lighter, more playful touch: silhouettes of butterflies on the translucent white walls behind the bed and bathroom mirrors with vine-and-paisley patterns on their white frames. You’ll also want to check out the 836-square-meter Bliss spa or take a dip in the pool on the 76th floor.

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Food & Drink

T+L Michelin Masters Recipe: Crab and Shrimp Sticky Rice

Who better to share a sticky rice recipe than Danny Yip, the Michelin-starred chef of Asia’s Best Restaurant 2021?

Food & Drink

5 Michelin-Recommended Dishes in Bangkok You Can Actually Afford

Michelin Guide inspectors trawled the city for its best fine dining, but they also recognized 35 Bib Gourmands—good value, consistently quality meals. Several holes-in-the-wall made the list, teeing up a great primer on Bangkok street food. Here are five of our favorites.

Hotels & Resorts

The New Aman in Kyoto is Just as Serene as You’d Expect

Set in old forest amid history-laden north Kyoto, a new Aman wants you to do little more than wander, contemplate and explore both its own vast grounds and the neighborhood it calls home.

Hotels & Resorts

Shangri-La Singapore

An older hotel by comparison, the Shangri-La is still a gem, neatly tucked into a green corner in the center of Singapore. Its entirely renovated Garden Wing is surrounded by 6 hectares of landscaped greenery, most notably a waterfall and a koi pond.