Amidst the rise of high-end urban sanctuaries across the globe, these Asian hotels offer a harmonious juxtaposition of greenery and urban allure. Here’s a curated roundup of some of Asia’s top city retreats, where the art of nature is woven into the very fabric of design and aesthetic. Each of these urban nature hotels offers a distinctive blend of natural tranquillity and the vibrant allure of city living. Discover the soothing embrace of greenery seamlessly interwoven with the bustling energy of Asia’s most exciting cities.
The Mandarin Oriental, Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Perched between the blossoming gardens of Kuala Lumpur City Centre Park and the impressive heights of the Petronas Twin Towers, the Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur is the perfect urban city break. A masterpiece of urban charm, The Mandarin Oriental has many luxury rooms, clubs, apartments and suites on offer, many of which overlook the lush fifty-acre KLCC park, offering panoramic views of fresh gardens mixed with the dramatic city skylines. Guests can make use of the numerous facilities on offer, from its club lounge on the 24th floor to the resort’s holistic spa and wellness centre and various delicious fine-dining options, this hotel has everything you need for an idyllic getaway, whilst still being in the heart of the Malaysian capital.
PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering
The PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering offers a unique stay for guests with their eco-friendly garden-concept hotel on the doorstep of Singapore’s central business district and Chinatown. Each of its luxurious rooms and suites exemplify a light-filled concept inspired by nature, with panoramic views of Chinatown and Hong Lim Park. Having earned acclaim for sustainability and low environmental impact with its eco-friendly and minimalistic PARKROYAL COLLECTION touch, this hotel is the perfect urban city getaway where guests can breathe in nature whilst still making the most of the buzzing city.
Located in the heart of the bustling Bangkok, Kimpton Maa-Lai Bangkok offers guests peace and tranquillity whilst still being. The hotel in nestled in the centre of the Langsuan district, offering guests a green oasis with stylish facilities overlooking the lush Lumphini park. Each of the 262 hotel rooms that echo the city’s energy, including 131 serviced residences, channel the energy of the city’s vibrant pulse fusing raw, urban intensity with a light-hearted spirit and distinguished design. With a hotel pool, a luxury spa and endless greenery, this pet-friendly hotel offers guests the best of both worlds. Relax knowing that Bangkok’s top city attractions are just next-door.
For those seeking a serene escape to a lush and tranquil oasis, the Villa Samadhi Singapore offers a 20-room boutique haven settled in the 22-hectare Labrador Nature Reserve. Located just minutes away from the central business district and famed Marina Bay area, the design of this boutique retreat is reflective of its heritage and history. Its rooms exude modernity and charm, characterized by lofty ceilings and teak furnishings. Amidst the embrace of nature, guests enjoy the luxury of king-sized beds and spacious bathrooms. Discover a sanctuary of heritage, nature and rustic charm at Villa Samadhi.
Nestled in the heart of Bangkok, the Ariyasom Villa Bangkok is a small-luxury Boutique and Spa built around 1940s Thai heritage with a superb city location that offers respite from the city’s hustle and bustle. With 24 rooms, this retreat offers a range of luxurious accommodations (from a studio, deluxe, and executive deluxe room to executive suite) and a range of rejuvenating and relaxing treatments and massages at the Som Sen Spa. The hotel’s Na Aroon Restaurant serves delectable Thai cuisine, and guests can indulge in a range of rooms while still being at the heart of the city’s energy.
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Situated close to the landmarks of Phnom Penh’s city centre and the lively Riverside, the Pavilion is a unique hotel adorned with lush flora. With its tranquil atmosphere providing a peaceful sanctuary for guests, who can unwind in two large swimming pools, private plunge pools (specific to each accommodation), lounges, a rejuvenating spa and a gym equipped with various facilities. The Pavilion is an urban home-away-from-home that even provides free use of bicycles for guests to explore the city before finding solace in its sanctuary.