Kimpton Da An Hotel brings a new, approachable luxury hotel offering to modern Taipei. InterContinental Hotels Group® (IHG®)has announced the opening of the first Kimpton property in Asia, Kimpton Da An Hotel, as it continues to invest in Asia Pacific as a luxury destination and offers custom-crafted life to delight any palate and guest.
Kimpton Da An is tucked away from the main street, and only steps away from the most prosperous area of east district, Taipei. Kimpton Da An invites Neri & Hu, the winner of M&O Asia in 2015, to be the designer of Kimpton Da An Hotel. The hotel is at the perfect intersection between Asian tradition and modernity. There are 129 rooms and 4 luxurious designed types of room. Taipei, is a modern metropolis with sophistication and tranquillity, which not only represents Kimpton’s bold and playful design, but also creates an interior sanctuary – an urban retreat that denies direct connection to outside offering respite from the bustling streets and alleys to Kimpton® Architecture.
At the heart of Kimpton Da An Hotel is the lobby, a space full of natural light where guests can sit back and relax whatever the time of day or night. During the residency, Hotel guests will enjoy Kimpton’s signature perks such as in-room yoga mats and Kimpton’s exclusive service offering every guest unique essential. You can meet fellow travellers at Kimpton’s daily social hour in the hotel’s lobby lounge, take part in free fitness and wellness classes, enjoy a joyful trip with Gochic Bicycle. Furthermore, Kimpton Da An hotel also shares the momentous Kimpton® pet-friendly policy to bring the leisure moment with your pets during the journey.
Destination restaurant the Tavernist works closely with Taiwan’s organic movement, local farmers and food producers. The chef – James Sharman, who has held a notable position in highly ranked restaurants including NAMO and be recommended the top talented chef by the New York Times. He playfully mezzes dishes that are best shared around an approachable representation of the landscape with creative modern cuisine flavours and freshness into life. The Tavernist fulfils and appeals the tongues from all walks of life, which would lead a new trend of pattern in Taipei City.
On the opening event, a well-known Asian actress, Janine Chang (張鈞甯; pinyin: Zhāng Jūnníng), shows up to be the Kimpton Da An Hotel opening ambassador. After gracing at the audience, Janine mentions that she admires the brand philosophy of Kimpton. Particularly, its amazing personalised service , also the thoughtful pet-friendly policy.
At the night, Jamie Q, awarded by the best DJ by GQ in 2016, comes to the Tavernist then turned the restaurant to Kimpton Da An Opening Cocktail Party, the Jungle Night. Local celebrities dress in Jungle costumes, surrounding by tropical birds and foxes, sharing the best animal-friendly reputation with Kimpton® .
“Kimpton® is one of IHG®’s key lifestyle hotel offerings. Over the years, we see lifestyle hotel become increasingly trending globally.” Jolyon Bulley commented, CEO of IHG Greater China. “We are very excited to build our presence in the luxury market in Taiwan as we introduce the Kimpton brand. We have 7 hotels open in Taiwan today, with many more in the development pipeline. Looking ahead, we are confident of the prospect of the Taiwan market and will bring more brands here.”