Parkroyal Yangon upgraded

Pan Pacific Hotels Group announced extensive refurbishments at the Parkroyal Yangon. The renovation is part of the company’s $35-million investment to upgrade select properties in Asia-Pacific and Oceania.

Located in Myanmar, the 334-room property completed the phased refurbishment of its public areas, business center, dining concepts, club lounge, guestrooms, as well as ballroom and meeting facilities.

Beginning with the exterior, the façade of the hotel building was upgraded with a fresh coat of paint. Notably, the lobby and porte cochère now have widened spaces, new lighting and new furnishings.

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The property has 14 one- and two-bedroom serviced suites. Meanwhile, the hotel’s Deluxe and Premier Rooms underwent enhancements in the form of new fittings and fixtures, ceiling changes and reapplied floor varnish.

For dining, the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant was rebranded to Spice Brasserie. It now has contemporary interiors. Other dining venues in the property include: the new Si Chuan Dou Hua Chinese restaurant, the former Music Club that was relaunched as Club 5, and the enhanced Shiki Tei Japanese restaurant, Lobby Bar and Orchid Club Lounge.

The interiors of the 425 square meter (4,575-square-foot) Yadanar Grand Ballroom was also refreshed with new carpeting, lighting, wall paneling and new audio-visual systems.

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