The Sarkies brothers were best known for founding a chain of luxury hotels throughout Southeast Asia, incuding Raffles, in Singapore. Photo: Raffles Hotel

Beyond Raffles: seven of Asia’s lesser-known colonial hotels, some gone but not forgotten

  • Around the turn of the 20th century, the Sarkies brothers built an empire of heritage hotels from Singapore to Indonesia
  • But the entrepreneurial siblings weren’t responsible for all of Asia’s best boutique properties, some of which still welcome guests
Topic |   Luxury Hotels
The Sarkies brothers were best known for founding a chain of luxury hotels throughout Southeast Asia, incuding Raffles, in Singapore. Photo: Raffles Hotel
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