By The Nation
Set to open in mid-2021, it is only 50-minutes’ drive from Phuket International Airport and a 10-minute walk to Patong Beach and the bustling Bangla Walking Street.
X2 Vibe Phuket Patong Center will offers 323 guestrooms, all-day dining restaurants, café and bar, meeting room and fitness facilities. Key features include specially designed family rooms, a state-of-the-art kids club and a large adult swimming pool with sunken DJ Bar, underwater speakers, relaxing music and cocktails.
The announcement follows the debut of X2 Vibe Phuket Patong in September 2018 and the signing of Away Phuket Le Coral in May 2019.
Cross Hotels & Resorts chief executive Peter Lucas said the company was very pleased to be signing a contract for its third hotel in Phuket.
“It is a significant milestone to be adding X2 Vibe Phuket Patong Center to our growing portfolio of hotels in Phuket – officially recognised as one of Asia’s and indeed the world’s best places to visit,’’ Lucas said.
“Phuket has been clearly identified as a key target destination for Cross Hotels & Resorts now and into the future,’’ he said.
“We operate distinct and aspirational brands for scalable and sustainable growth and have a strong pipeline of future acquisitions in place. The signing of our third hotel in Phuket is very exciting and only the beginning of what we have in store for this thriving global destination,” he said.
Cross Hotels & Resorts currently operates 25 hotels across three distinct brands –X2, X2 Vibe and Away in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.