The winning hotel is recognised for housing the best shopping arcade or is in a prime location that is near to popular and iconic shopping malls or districts.
Baiyoke Sky Hotel is centrally located in Pratunam, the leading garment area in Bangkok popular for wholesale retail and shopping malls. Located on Soi Ratchathewi, the tallest hotel in Thailand is located close to famous retail therapy landmarks like Platinum Mall and CentralWorld, the third largest shopping mall in the world.
The Mandarin Orchard Hotel in Singapore, formerly known as Meritus Mandarin Hotel, is located at the doorstep of Orchard Road, Singapore’s busiest shopping and entertainment district. The Mandarin Orchard is right next to popular malls like Takashimaya, Paragon, ION, Lucky Plaza and more, making this the premier hotel choice for shopaholics.
Centrally located at the heart of Kuta, the 203-room hotel is an exclusive and secluded retreat with spacious open-air terraces, outdoor pools and unrivaled views of the ocean. It is also located near plenty of night markets, art markets and Kuta’s latest shopping mall, Beachwalk, which has over 200 luxury retail stores and a Cineplex.
Swiss-Garden Hotel & Residences Kuala Lumpur is strategically located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur between bustling Bukit Bintang and colourful Chinatown. Guests can go shopping non-stop with nearby malls like Berjaya Time Square, Sungei Wang, Lot 10, Pavillion and KLCC which are all within walking distance.
Regal Hong Kong Hotel situated on Yee Wo Street in the heart of Causeway Bay, Hong Kong’s vibrant commercial and shopping district. The 5-star hotel is the epitome of luxury and elegance where international business and leisure travellers are pampered with stylish comfort, contemporary amenities and impeccable service in an opulent Baroque setting.
Centara Grand @ CentralWorld is a fully integrated world-class convention venue, hotel, retail and leisure complex in the heart of Bangkok. Shopaholics would love this hotel as the 505-room property is directly connected to CentralWorld, Bangkok’s largest shopping mall. Close by are other malls such as Platinum Mall, Siam Paragon, Siam Centre and many night markets by the streets.
Harris Suites is located within fX Lifestyle Mall and is right smack in the central business district of Jakarta in Sudirman. Close to the Jakarta Stock Exchange, the 147 well appointed rooms and suites in this hotel is perfect for both business and leisure travellers. It is also surrounded by other popular malls like Plaza Senayan, Senayan Square and Senayan City.
Conveniently located within Kuala Lumpur’s main shopping district of Bukit Bintang, the JW Marriott Hotel Kuala Lumpur welcomes shopaholics from around the world. With 561 well-appointed guestrooms, the hotel is located adjacent to Starhill Gallery, a haven for luxury brand lovers which houses labels such as Louis Vuitton, Dior, Van Cleef & Arpels and Boucheron. Across the street are malls like Pavilion, Fahrenheit 88, Lot 10, Sungei Wang Plaza and Bukit Bintang Plaza.
Located right at the heart of the business district, Dusit Thani Manila takes pride in its location, especially with the sprawling shoppng malls within walking distance. They include SM Makati, Glorietta Malls I-V, Greenbelt Malls I-V, Rustan’s, Rockwell Powerplant Mall and the SM Mall of Asia, which is the 4th largest shopping mall in the world.
Centrally located in Samseong-dong in the middle of Gangnam’s lively business and entertainment area, the Ramada Hotel allows guests to enjoy the happening nightlife and fabulous shopping of the city. Nearby landmarks include Korea World Trade Center, COEX Convention Center and international corporate headquarters, making this hotel a perfect base for business and leisure travellers.