Openings in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.; Casper, Wyo.; Doha, Qatar; Sha-Alam, Malaysia; and Vienna >>
by: Harvey Chipkin
Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. — The 108-room Hampton Inn & Suites Rancho Cucamonga has opened, minutes from Ontario International Airport. Amenities include a heated outdoor pool, 24/7 marketplace, free WiFi and breakfast, fitness center and a 600-square-foot meeting room. Rooms feature microwaves and refrigerators.
Casper, Wyo. — The 200-room Best Western Downtown Casper Hotel has opened. It features a heated indoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, sundry shop, enclosed courtyard area, guest laundry, free breakfast and free parking. It also has a 24-hour business center and 15 conference rooms. There is an onsite restaurant and bar. Each room has a flat-screen TV, mini-fridge, microwave and coffee maker.
Doha, Qatar — Pullman Doha West Bay Hotel has opened with 375 rooms and suites and 83 apartments. The property has multiple restaurants and bars, seven meeting rooms and a spa. The hotel’s Al Thuraya Ballroom is one of the largest in the country and can accommodate up to 700 people.
Shah-Alam, Malaysia — DoubleTree by Hilton Shah Alam i-City has opened with 300 rooms a 10-minute drive from the city’s convention center and 40 minutes by car from Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The property has multiple restaurants and 17,220 square feet of event space. Each room has a mini-fridge, HDTV and high-speed internet access.
Vienna — Rosewood Vienna has opened with 71 rooms and 28 suites in the former headquarters of a bank, a 19th-century landmark. The hotel has a restaurant, a rooftop bar and a spa. The Vienna Pavilion on the first floor has four event rooms for up to 110 people. There is also an outdoor meeting space for 60 guests on the sixth floor.