Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of a new management agreement with PT. Sharandy Land for a third Waldorf Astoria property in Indonesia. Scheduled to open in 2018, the 100-key Waldorf Astoria Bali, Ubud will be the fourth Waldorf Astoria property in Southeast Asia following the planned openings of Waldorf Astoria properties in Bangkok, Bukit Pandawa-Bali and Jakarta.
“Waldorf Astoria continues to experience unparalleled growth through the expansion of our global footprint with landmark signings in iconic locations,” said John Vanderslice, Global Head, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Worldwide. “Waldorf Astoria Bali, Ubud will be perfectly placed to offer global luxury travellers a unique and inspirational environment where they can experience True Waldorf Service and unforgettable experiences.”
Situated along the famous Ayung River, the longest waterway on Bali Island, Waldorf Astoria Bali, Ubud will be located in the lush surrounds of Sayan, a small Balinese village in Ubud. The resort will offer an exclusive address, approximately five kilometres from central Ubud, the cultural and artistic capital of Bali, and 31.4 kilometres away from the Ngurah Rai International Airport.
Waldorf Astoria Bali, Ubud will span eight hectares and offer 100 luxurious suites and villas. Set on the slopes of a terraced rice paddy, all suites and villas offer views of the greenery and Ayung River. Guests can select from the ultra-luxurious villas which range from one-bedroom to five-bedroom each well-appointed with a private pool.
Reflecting the brand’s distinctiveness, Waldorf Astoria Bali, Ubud resort will feature the finest dining experiences including two restaurants and a destination bar. The resort will also offer a range of exclusive events facilities with three meetings and events rooms, a wedding chapel, outdoor event lawn, a business centre, an outdoor pool and a health club and spa.
“We are pleased to partner with Hilton Worldwide to build an iconic luxury resort in the heart of central Ubud,” said Djoni Hasjim, President Director, PT. Sharandy Land. “We are extremely excited to leverage on the expertise of a truly global, award-winning hospitality company combined with strong local market expertise to bring the inspirational Waldorf Astoria experience to the beautiful landscape of Ubud.”
Waldorf Astoria Bali, Ubud will participate in Hilton HHonors®, the only guest rewards programme that allows members to earn Points & Miles® for the same stay and redeem points for free nights with No Blackout Dates at more than 4000 hotels worldwide.