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Preview: The Hottest New Hotels Opening Their Doors in 2023

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We’ve lived through the holiday home rental revolution, and though you can find some incredible stays in unique buildings by hiring a villa, nothing comes close to the luxury of a hotel stay. Sketching out your travel plans ahead of time and looking for something brand spanking new? Here’s a preview of the hot new hotels opening across the globe in 2023.

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Preview: The Hottest New Hotels Opening Their Doors in 2023

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Paragraph Freedom Square – Tbilisi, Georgia

A hotel room with expansive window

Opening: Early 2023

The Luxury Collection’s first outpost in Georgia, Paragraph Freedom Square will be in the most iconic postcode in Tbilisi, an iconic destination and authentic gateway to the city. Two hundred and twenty guestrooms have been designed with traditional Georgian touches mixed with modern luxury finishes. The same is true in the hotel’s specialty restaurant, from furnishings to food. For spectacular views, the Skybar provides the perfect evening escape. There’s also a luxurious spa, indoor pool, gym, and rooftop cable car to the neighbouring golf course.

Ikos Resorts – Corfu

An aerial shot of Ikos Odisia

Opening: May 2023

Ikos Resorts in Corfu, Greece will be opening its sixth property in spring next year, adding to its portfolio of award-winning luxury all-inclusive resorts. Across the bay from Ikos Dassia, Ikos Odisia offers dramatic views and landscaped vistas across the Ionian Sea. Combining relaxed beach life with luxury 395 sumptuous rooms, suites, bungalows, and villas have each been thoughtfully designed for couples and families of all sizes.

Hotel La Palma – Capri, Italy

Hotel La Palma (New Hotels 2022)

Opening: Spring 2023

The Oetker Collection will add Hotel La Palma, Capri to the group’s portfolio of Masterpiece Hotels, bringing to life the island’s iconic dolce vita lifestyle as a reimagined incarnation of the original Hotel La Palma – the first and oldest hotel on the island. Located steps from the famous Piazzetta, the 50-room Hotel La Palma will comprise a rooftop restaurant and bar, a stunning pool deck, a spa and high-fashion boutiques. The La Palma Beach Club in the Marina Piccola will aspire to be the day-into-night, buzzing epicentre of the social scene on the island, with food by celebrated Chef, Gennaro Esposito.

Svart Hotel – Norway


Opening: 2023

When it opens in 2023, Svart will be the world’s first energy-positive hotel – a destination that not only offers travellers all the usual tenets of high-end hospitality, but also hopes to inspire its guests to learn more about conservation, sustainability, climate change and preserving the surrounding polar region. Designed by architects Snøhett, Svart is its flagship project: a glass-fronted, doughnut-shaped building that will be built from prefabricated capsules in Holandsfjorden fjord, balanced on stilts. Within five years, Svart aims to be zero waste and energy positive.

Four Seasons Hotel Cartagena – Colombia

Four Seasons Hotel Cartagena through the trees

Opening: 2023

Located on the doorstep of Cartagena’s historic walled city – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which can be viewed from the rooftop pool – Four Seasons Hotel Cartagena will open in 2023, complete with 131 guest rooms and suites, and a total of six restaurants and bars. Several culturally significant buildings, dating as far back as the 16th Century, are being restored as a result, including the Cloister of Saint Francis, the Club Cartagena (a 1920s Beaux Arts masterpiece) and four theatres. 

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One&Only Moonlight Basin – Montana, United States

Sitting room with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the mountains

Opening: 2024

Nestled between Lone Peak and the Spanish Peaks, One&Only will be launching its first resort and residential community in the States in 2024, in Big Sky, Montana. Boasting beautiful views overlooking Montana’s mountains and wildlife, this will also be the brand’s first alpine resort, with 73 guest rooms and suites in the main lodge, 19 secluded villas, a separate ski lodge and a Chenot Spa. Designed by Olson Kundig, the interiors promise sleek and contemporary aesthetics, complete with glass walls showcasing the mountain ranges of Big Sky.

ÀNI Private Resorts – Anguilla, Caribbean 

Shoal bay, Anguilla, Caribbean

Opening: 2024

With outposts across the Caribbean and Southeast Asia, ÀNI Private Resorts’ latest development – a 15 suite estate complete with tennis court, gym, spa and beach front pavilion – will arrive on Shoal Bay in Anguilla in 2024. With a 1:1 ratio of guest to staff, expect to kick back and relax, with signature services and amenities at your fingertips.

Bulgari Resort Ranfushi – the Maldives

a maldives resort taken from above

Opening: 2025

Bulgari Hotels & Resorts recently announced that it will be opening a new resort in the Maldives in 2025, Bulgari Resort Ranfushi, the thirteenth hotel in the Bulgari Hotels and Resorts collection. If the Italian brand’s long history of masterful fragrances and accessories – as well as its other hotels – are anything to go by, it promises to be a stunning, luxurious escape.

Featured Image: Ikos Odisia.