Shangri-La

Hotel Review: Shangri-La’s twin towers stand stately over Bangkok’s Chao Praya

March 24, 2019

I can’t take my eyes off the bedhead in my Deluxe River View Room. First my phone scans it – vertically and horizontally (because social media demands both orientations now) – and then my eyes. I’m mesmerised. The scene of gold, Elephants and gods painted across dark wooden panels, is the most striking feature of […]

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Hotel Review: Shangri-La wears the ’boutique’ label well in Vancouver

February 8, 2019

One would reasonably expect that Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver is entirely worthy of the opulent luxury brand and its reliable reputation. It is, after all, Shangri-La’s North American flagship and – so far – only one of two on the continent, with the other being in Toronto. In 2008, it was the first to open; slightly […]

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Hotel Review: Shangri-La reimagines the “Urban Resort” with Hong Kong’s Kerry Hotel

October 24, 2018

Ever since Kerry Hotels launched as a brand back in 2011, it has been well received as a fascinating, and interesting, expression from Shangri-La Group, who are best known for their opulent namesake properties. While Hotel Jen, another critical darling from the group, plays more in the mid-range category with a strong commitment to design […]

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Shangri-La Hotel is partnering with a private theatre service for an immersive luxury experience

August 30, 2018

Private theatre service Revels In Hand is teaming up with Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London to present four evenings of intimate, luxury theatre.  Revels In Hand, the brainchild of actors Melanie Fullbrook, Freddie Hutchins and Lucy Eaton, are passionate about reviving the lost leisure of theatre done intimately; something which was all the rage […]

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Review: Shangri-La Hotel – Supreme Comfort in the Heart of Tokyo

July 11, 2018

As forward-thinking Tokyo is, the idea of classicism still very much permeates many of the city’s institutions. Elegance and efficiency is a pathological expectation, and more often than not, those expectations are met tenfold. This is a large reason why, despite an overwhelming language barrier and high degree of cultural shock (for first-timers anyway), Tokyo […]

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Shangri-La Colombo opens in Sri Lanka this month on 10 acres of ocean-side land

November 7, 2017

Sri Lanka’s capital city, Colombo, will welcome a new luxury property this month with the opening of Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, joining the high-end group’s Hambantota Golf Resort & Spa – which opened in 2016 – as one of the most prominent hotel launches in the country in nearly 30 years. Positioned along the ocean-side Galle […]

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Coral Coast’s first water park opens on Fiji’s Yanuca Island

October 6, 2017

Fiji’s Coral Coast now has its first water park, opening up at the Shangri-La’s Fijian Resort & Spa on Yanuca Island. The park, featuring rodeo slides, monkey bars, a wiggle bridge and action tower, will be open exclusively and complimentary to guests staying at the resort. “The installation of our water park which is the […]

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