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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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a rendering of a dining room in a new hotel

Faern – Swiss Alps

Opening: January 2023

Two new resorts are coming to the Swiss Alps early in the new year: Faern Arosa Altein and Faern Crans-Montana Valaisia. Approaching the destination with a fresh take – inspired by scenic sites and togetherness – Faern (a combination of the German ‘feiern’, to celebrate, and the English ‘fern’, the icon of mountain flora) will showcase the best of altitude living. Set to become the latest ski and snowboarding hotspot, Faern will stay open for the summer season, offering wellness activities, hiking and biking routes.

a rendering of a new hotel restaurant

Casa Baglioni – Milan, Italy

Opening: January 2023

Known for its fine hotels in Italy’s art cities, Baglioni Hotels & Resorts is opening Casa Baglioni early in the new year, with an intimate 30 suites and bedrooms, a living area, an impressive wine cellar, and a restaurant from famed chef Claudio Sadler. Drawing inspiration from 1960s Milan, the spaces are designed by Italian architects Spagnulo & Partners, blending well with the surroundings of luxury boutiques, art galleries, antique markets and chic cocktail bars.

a chic bar with sunset floor and bronze furnishings

The Georgian – Santa Monica, California

Opening: January 2023

Having originally opened in 1933 – and hosted the likes of Charlie Chaplin, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, and Rose Kennedy – the iconic The Georgian hotel will be reopening early in 2023, with a historically-inspired restoration led by London and LA-based boutique design firm, Fettle.

a bedroom with light curtains and a door opening onto the balcony

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Hôtel Dame des Arts – Paris, France

Opening: February 2023

Situated on the bustling Left Bank – in the beating artistic heart of the legendary St-Germain-des-Prés – Hôtel Dame des Arts is set to be a game-changing opening in Paris. Embracing its culturally rich neighbourhood (once home to Picasso, Hemingway, Coco Chanel and the Fitzgeralds), Studio Saint Lazare is behind the branding, following its successful branding of the Nomad Hotels. There will be Nouvelle Vague movie set interiors – designed by internationally renowned designer Raphael Navot – making for unique spaces and intricate colours and textures across 109 bedrooms, as well as a Rooftop Bar with 360-degree views of Paris.

a digital render of a new hotel on the water

The Peninsula Istanbul – Turkey

Opening: February 2023

Set along the banks of the scenic Bosphorus in Istanbul’s historic Karaköy district, The Peninsula’s latest opening will be set across four buildings, three of which are careful renovations of historical landmarks dating back to the early 1900s. It’s part of Galataport, a new waterfront revitalisation project that will see a promenade, museums and art galleries, restaurants, boutiques, and a cruise ship port join the hotel in due course.

a sand coloured sofa with the beach in the background

Cap Karoso – Sumba Island, Indonesia

Opening: Early 2023

This 47-room, 20-villa eco-conscious haven – with organic farm to boot – is the product of the two young, ethically minded French adventurers, Fabrice and Evguenia Ivara, who first visited Sumba in 2017 and were captivated by its charm. Guests can expect eco-friendly architecture by Gary Fell’s GFAB practice, calming interiors by Jakarta-based Bitte Studio, artist ateliers, a creative kids programme, a beach club, a chef’s table restaurant, and an open-air cinema.

an aerial shot of a new hotel in madeira

Barceló Funchal Oldtown – Madeira

Opening: Early 2023

Newness in Madeira: Barceló is bringing 111 chic new rooms – incorporating the island’s traditional architecture and folkloric culture – to the Portuguese at the beginning of the New Year. The rooftop terrace – alfresco lunch spot by day, refined gastronomic destination by night – will house an infinity pool with panoramic views of Funchal and the ocean.

an infinity pool overlooking the Melbourne skyline

The Ritz-Carlton Melbourne – Australia

Opening: Early 2023

With an express elevator that whisks guests up to the top floor, The Ritz-Carlton is set to be Australia’s tallest hotel when it opens in the new year. Celebrating Australian culture, there will be holistic wellness facilities – like a peaceful yoga space, vitality pools and rejuvenating treatments that harness locally sourced botanicals – as well as a heated infinity pool with floor-to-ceiling views of the city from Level 64.

The Royal Suite at Ngorongoro Lodge, decorated with local crafts and neutral tones

Ngorongoro Lodge, a Meliá Collection Hotel – Tanzania

Opening: Early 2023

Set in a rare conservation area, Meliá’s fourth Tanzanian property has the natural environment and local culture at its heart. Ngorongoro Lodge has been a feature of the nature reserve for some time, but Meliá’s major renovation will adapt the lodge to the needs of discerning, eco-conscious travellers, without damaging its authenticity and integration with its surrounding environment. With 28 rooms and 24 spacious suites with views of the crater, two restaurants, a barbecue area, a pool and a spa, it’s one to keep your eye on for your next safari adventure.

an eclectic bedroom with large bed, two sitting chairs, and two large windows

Le Grand Mazarin – Paris, France

Opening: Early 2023

At the corner of rue des Archives and rue de la Verrerie, near the Hôtel de Ville, Maisons Pariente’s next hotel (and their first urban hotel) is set to open in early 2023, embodying the cosmopolitan eclecticism of the Marais across 61 unique rooms and suites, along with a swimming pool, restaurant and bar.

A hotel room with expansive window

Paragraph Freedom Square – Tbilisi, Georgia

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.

a rendering of a new hotel with greenery on the front

The Rome EDITION – Italy

Opening: Early 2023

With 93 rooms and suites, two penthouses with private terraces, a signature restaurant with outdoor dining space, a cool cocktail bar, a rooftop pool, and a rooftop terrace to enjoy seasonal bites with a view, EDITION Hotels’ first venture into Italy promises to be an exciting one. Situated a stone’s throw from Via Veneto and Bernini’s Tritone Fountain in Piazza Barberini, it will also be an ideal, luxurious spot from which to explore the eternal city.

An aerial shot of Ikos Odisia

Ikos Resorts – Corfu

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.

a rendering of a new hotel in berlin

Locke at East Side Gallery – Friedrichshain, Berlin

Opening: May 2023

Bringing a touch of cool luxury to the German capital, Locke at East Side Gallery will comprise 176 studio apartments, most with private balconies with views of river or skyline views. Situated among Berlin’s trendiest Friedrichshain, Kreuzberg and Mitte inner districts, and taking design cues from microlocality (led by Matthew Grzywinski of Grzywinski+Pons), the apart-hotel will also feature a co-working area, coffee shop, rooftop terrace, 25 hour gym, and an audiophile bar and restaurant, introducing a new, immersive way of experiencing music.

a rendering of a new hotel room with large windows, big bed and sofa

InterContinental Chiang Mai Mae Ping – Thailand

Opening: 6 July 2023

Blending tradition and modernity, the InterContinental Chiang Mai Mae Ping will be the first hotel to open as part of a new partnership between IHG Hotels & Resorts and Thailand’s lifestyle real-estate group, Asset World Corporation (AWC). Guests can expect a sense of retreat and nature in the heart of a bustling city, across 240 rooms showcasing indigenous Lanna decor, like lacquering and metal beating.

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Hotel La Palma – Capri, Italy

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.

a pool bar with wildlife mural

The Homestead – Nambiti Private Game Reserve, South Africa

Opening: Spring 2023

This 12-suite, eco-conscious, ultra-luxury lodge is set to open in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve – two and a half hours from Durban, four hours from Johannesburg – in Q2 2023, opening up one of South Africa’s most ambitious conservation projects to guests with tailored game drives, cooking classes, community elders visits, birding adventures. Here, the Big 5, along with over 50 species of wildlife, can be experienced without the threat of malaria. Hoping to redefine the eco-luxury lodge, innovative architecture – which combines new structures with original, 19th century buildings – will blend seamlessly with the surroundings.

a panoramic view of lush green villas

Mandarin Oriental Costa Navarino – Greece

Opening: Spring 2023

A plethora of new openings for the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in 2023, also sees the group’s first opening in Greece. Debuting in spring, Costa Navarino will be situated on the southwest coast of the Peloponnese amid unspoiled Mediterranean landscapes. With 99 guest rooms and 48 pool villas – all with outdoor terraces and sea views – guests will experience five restaurants and bars, 1,500 sqm of wellness facilities, a stunning 25m indoor-outdoor pool, as well as nearby watersports, biking, rock-climbing and golf.

a beach club restaurant alongside a swimming pool

Ikos Porto Petro – Mallorca, Spain 

Opening: Summer 2023

Bringing the five-star luxury it is known for to the Balearics, Ikos Porto Petro will be Ikos Resorts’ seventh property, with 319 elegant rooms and suites with terraces, private pools and Mediterranean views. There will be five indoor and outdoor heated pools across the resort, along with pristine secluded coves and the natural beauty of the beach.

a resort of white villas immersed in lush green landscape

Viceroy at Ombria Resort – Portugal

Opening: Summer 2023

Set in the Algarve’s lush green hills, the new secluded Viceroy will feature 76 luxe guestrooms and suites and 65 residences alongside an 18-hold golf course, surrounded by citrus groves, carob trees and small farms, and a stone’s throw from cobblestone villages. Get involved in organic farming and beekeeping, or try your hand at star gazing. Kids can enjoy Generation V Kids’ Club while grown ups wind down in the onsite spa and heated pools.

the exterior of a new hotel in new york city

The Warren Street Hotel – NYC, USA

Opening: September 2023

A new opening is coming to the Big Apple next September, situated between West Broadway and Greenwich Street in the heart of Tribeca, New York. With 57 guest rooms and 12 residential spaces, The Warren Street Hotel will feature interiors from Kit Kemp Design studio, accompanied by incredible views of the World Trade Center and the Hudson River.

a large commercial building with busy street below

Mandarin Oriental Saigon – Vietnam

Opening: Late 2023

Forming part of Union Square Saigon in a commercial building, Mandarin Oriental Saigon will occupy the upper floors of a mixed-use commercial building complex, featuring luxury retail brands, restaurants and bars. The Mandarin Oriental Saigon will house six restaurants and bars of its own, alongside meeting and banqueting spaces, a fitness centre, spa, outdoor swimming pool, and 227 guest rooms and suites.

a tall clubhouse building with balcony, and a pool at the base

The Pavilions Anambas – Indonesia

Opening: Late 2023

New from boutique luxury hotel brand, The Pavilions Hotels & Resorts: a twin-island private hideaway off the northwest coast of Indonesia, close to Singapore and sheltered by coral reefs, surrounded by turquoise waters, and home to eight pristine beaches. Part of Indonesia’s Kepulauan Riau (Riau Archipelago, a chain of over 1,796 islands) and accessible only by private boat or floatplane, there will be an intimate 10 luxury Residences available for purchase alongside 12 guest villas alongside a clubhouse, restaurant, beach bar and state-of-the-art spa.

sydney darling harbour skyline with new hotel W Sydney at the centre

W Sydney – Australia

Opening: Late 2023

Arriving in Darling Harbour at the end of the year, W Sydney hopes to embody the creativity and eclectic nature of Australia’s oldest city. Occupying part of the new ‘The Ribbon’ building – named for its undulating form – the hotel will feature an ultra-luxe ‘Extreme Wow Suite’ on Level 27, a rooftop bar, a heated indoor swimming pool on Level 22, a luxury spa, and an outdoor rooftop WET® Deck with a heated 30-metre infinity pool offering panoramic views of Darling Harbour.

a large villa surrounded by lush greenery

andBeyond Punakha River Lodge – Bhutan

Opening: Late 2023

Before the end of 2023, andBeyond plan to open their first lodge in Asia, andBeyond Punakha River Lodge in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan. With six safari style tented suites, a two-room Family Suite with its own private pool, and the one-bedroom River House suites with private plunge pools or hot tubs (depending on the season), the lodge draws on its natural surroundings for inspiration, with uninterrupted views of the Himalayas and easy access to a range of walking trails and the Khamsum Yulley Namgyal Chorten nearby.

Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Marrakech

Nobu Hotel Marrakech – Morocco

Opening: 2023

Nobu’s first venture into Africa, the design-led Nobu Hotel Marrakech will be located in the Hivernage district, steps from the city’s souks and vibrant Djemaa el-Fna. With 71 spacious guest rooms and suites, a selection of dining venues and rooftop spaces, and a spacious spa and fitness centre with indoor and outdoor swimming pools, it’s set to be an exciting cultural hub.

an old train station renovated into a hotel

Canfranc Estación, a Royal Hideaway Hotel – Spain

Opening: 2023

From Huesca’s international train station to a 104-key hotel: Barceló Group’s Canfranc Estación promises a unique stay in the Aragonese Pyrenees when it opens in 2023. The beaux-arts building, dating from 1928, will be top-to-toe transformed with a wellness space with heated pool, library and restaurant on the ground floor and a historic station lobby-cum-hotel reception.

a rendering of new hotel the standard in singapore with a pool in front

The Standard – Singapore

Opening: 2023

Modern hotel brand The Standard’s new Singapore outpost will feature 143 rooms in a prime location on Orange Grove Road, slated to open in 2023. A short walk from the UNESCO Singapore Botanical Gardens, the hotel will feature all of The Standard charms we’ve come to love: a signature restaurant, nightlife vibrancy, and cultural programming, with the added benefit of an infinity pool and pool bar set within a lush botanical courtyard.


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 through the trees

Four Seasons Hotel Cartagena – Colombia

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.

a rendering of a new hotel's master bedroom

One&Only Aesthesis – Glyfada, Greece

Opening: 2023

Following the recent opening of One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro, a new One&Only outpost is coming to Greece’s Athenian riviera in 2023: One&Only Aesthesis. Embodying the glamour of 60s and 70s Greece, the chic resort will be 30 minutes from the centre of Athens, balancing city life and history with the relaxing surroundings of the Aegean sea and natural thermal springs of Lake Vouliagmeni. There will also be a Chenot Spa, home to pioneering, scientifically-rooted treatments for optimum health and vitality.

a rendering of a tall glass skyscraper in tokyo

Bulgari Hotel Tokyo – Japan

Opening: 2023

Occupying the top seven floors of an ultra-skyscraper in Tokyo’s Yaesu 2-Chome North District, Bulgari Hotel Tokyo is one of two new Bulgari openings in 2023. Situated withing walking distance of some of the city’s best attractions, the hotel will house 98 guest rooms, including multiple luxury suites and an extravagant Bvlgari Suite.

a render of the new hotel, bulgari hotel rome

Bulgari Hotel Rome – Italy

Opening: 2023

Joining the new Tokyo outpost, Bulgari Hotel’s new Rome hotel is set to open in 2023, situated in the heart of the Campo Marzio neighbourhood, close to the central Piazza Augusto Imperatore. With both the architecture and interiors being led by Italian firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, the 100+ rooms promise a prestigious, well-appointed stay. There will also be ‘Il Ristorante’, curated by famed chef Niko Romito.

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

One&Only Moonlight Basin – Montana, United States

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.

Shoal bay, Anguilla, Caribbean

ÀNI Private Resorts – 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.

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Bulgari Resort Ranfushi – Maldives

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.

Six Senses Victoria Falls – Zimbabwe

Opening: 2025

A riverside game reserve and wellness resort within Zimbabwe’s Victoria Falls UNESCO Protected Area, these new lodges – on the approach to the world’s largest waterfall – will be partially concealed, tree-level, ecological, tactile, and understated to provide a bird’s eye platform to connect with the surrounding verdant nature and wildlife.

a rendering of the new tokyo torch tower

TOKYO TORCH, Dorchester Collection – Tokyo, Japan

Opening: 2028

The Dorchester Collection has been selected as the management for the hotel in Torch Tower by Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. and Tokyo Century Corporation, currently under construction but set to be Japan’s tallest building. Although, you’ll have to sit tight if you want to experience it – it won’t be open until 2028. 

Featured Image: Ikos Odisia.