Best Western Hotels & Resorts has opened the inaugural Vīb hotel in Asia-Pacific, the Vīb Best Western Sanam Pao in Bangkok. The hotel was developed over the past three years with Narin Thitipoonya, owner of Matasiri Co.
Located in North Downtown Bangkok, the Vīb Best Western Sanam Pao is surrounded by shopping malls, corporate offices and local attractions.
The hotel has 91 rooms with rain showers and work areas. Public spaces include the Lit café, the Eye Bar, a 24-hour gym and gaming pods.
The Vīb Best Western Sanam Pao is the third Vīb hotel in operation worldwide, following existing locations in Antalya (Turkey) and Springfield, MO. (U.S.). New Vīb hotels in key cities, including New York, Miami and Chicago, also are in the pipeline, and Best Western plans to introduce Vīb properties to several other Asian city centers. All hotels will be new-build.
As of December, Best Western had 37 hotels in its Asian pipeline, covering seven of the company’s 13 brands, and the regional inventory is set to more than double in the coming years, with more than 6,800 rooms set to open across Asia.