Pan Pacific set to double serviced suite footprint

by | 09 Dec 2022 | Pipeline

Pictured: rendering of Parkroyal Serviced Suites Hanoi.

Pan Pacific Hotels Group will double its serviced suites portfolio by 2023, with new openings in key gateway cities such as Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur and Nairobi.

Its developments are under Singapore-listed parent company UOL Group Limited, with the group’s latest expansion wave aimed at increasing its global development portfolio by 50%, adding more than 4,000 keys by 2023.

African first

Next year’s openings will begin with Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Nairobi in Kenya, the firm’s first foray into Africa.

Located in the affluent Westlands business district, the 26-storey site occupies one tower in the gated complex of Global Trade Centre (GTC) Nairobi. It will offer 128 luxury keys comprising one- and two-bedroom suites as well as penthouses.

Facilities comprise a residents’ lounge, a meeting room and gym, a wine and cigar lounge, as well as access to a multi-media room, an outdoor pool, a children’s outdoor playground and manicured lawns. Residents can also access an upmarket shopping mall and food courts within the complex.

Shoreside Vietnam

Next up, Parkroyal Serviced Suites Hanoi will open in early 2023, bringing 122 keys to the banks of West Lake, the Vietnamese capital’s largest freshwater lake.

Every suite will offer modern amenities including a kitchenette, washer and dryer. The aparthotel will also feature a rooftop restaurant and bar, multi-function spaces, fitness centre and wellness facilities including a swimming pool.

Indonesian triple

Come July 2023, Parkroyal Serviced Suites Jakarta will plant Pan Pacific Hotels Group’s flag in Indonesia within the Thamrin Nine integrated complex.

Offering 180 skyline suites alongside a range of facilities such as a grand ballroom, fitness centre and a children’s pool, the property will be poised to welcome residents beyond business travel, catering also to long-stay families and leisure travellers.

The site will be the first of the group’s triple-property launch in Jakarta. It will be located within the same tower as sister properties Pan Pacific Jakarta and Parkroyal Jakarta, opening in November 2023 and June 2024 respectively.

Extended stay strength

The upcoming developments are in addition to recent openings including the 194-key Parkroyal Suites Bangkok in Thailand and Pan Pacific Serviced Suites Kuala Lumpur, adding 210 rooms to the Malaysian capital.

Choe Peng Sum, CEO, Pan Pacific Hotels Group, commented: “The extended-stay segment has continued to bring us strong performance, even more so in the last two years. We foresee that this market will continue to grow as demand increases for corporate long-stay and relocation in regional business hubs. Our expansion secures our position in key gateway cities and prime locations around the world, giving us the edge to capture the burgeoning long-stay demand in developing markets and key business hubs.”

Related Articles

Accor pushes premium brands in Europe and north Africa

Accor pushes premium brands in Europe and north Africa

The group has signed 10 premium hotels across the region to date this year - six from Mövenpick, two from Pullman and two from Swissôtel - to take this sector’s pipeline to 46 properties totalling 7,360 rooms, all set to open by the end of 2027. Accor’s premium growth...

Hyatt continues record run in development

Hyatt continues record run in development

This record-breaking total represents approximately 40% of the US-headquartered group’s existing portfolio. Key growth Net rooms growth was approximately 6.9% in the second quarter of 2023, taking the worldwide portfolio to 311,171 keys across 1,297 properties. During...

Live event boom boosts Bangkok hotel development

Live event boom boosts Bangkok hotel development

According to southeast Asia-based travel app, Traveloka, the high demand for live music from the region’s growing youth population has already pushed Bangkok hotel bookings up 30% in H1 2023. Capital majority With international artists including Harry Styles, Arctic...

Hyatt forges forward with Studios brand development

Hyatt forges forward with Studios brand development

The debuts will be in the USA, in Mobile, Alabama and Marysville, California, emphasising Hyatt’s strategy of entering untapped markets where its brand presence is yet to be established. Key accelerator Hyatt’s first upper-midscale extended-stay brand in the Americas...

Dalata maintains ambitious growth strategy

Dalata maintains ambitious growth strategy

Over the first six months over this year the firm’s property, plant and equipment asset portfolio grew 11% from €1.4 billion to €1.6 billion, 5% of which relates to revaluation uplift on existing properties. Pipeline prospects Dalata has a pipeline of 1,141 rooms,...

Hyatt Place hastens American growth

Hyatt Place hastens American growth

The company’s select service brands are helping to continue Hyatt’s six years of high net rooms growth. American focus Hyatt Place has at least 79 sites in its pipeline, with a minimum of 13,000 keys due to join the four star line over the next few years. North...


Pan Pacific Hotels Group is a listed hotel subsidiary of Singapore-listed UOL Group, one of Asia’s largest hotel and property companies with a diversified portfolio of investment and development properties.