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Something to look forward to: some of the most exciting luxury hotel openings of 2022

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Browsing idly for holiday inspiration, or planning to jet-set across the globe and discover the latest travel must-visit locale? Either way, we’ve got you with the latest in go-getter gossip and travel tidings. These luxury resorts and retreats are all scheduled to open in 2022 and we’re already dusting off our passports and hold-alls…  Browse our roundup of the most exciting new luxury hotel openings of the year.

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Soho House - Copenhagen

Soho House – Copenhagen, Denmark

Opening: July 2022

For its first Scandi property, Soho House has landed in Copenhagen, where a member’s club, a terrace, and a Club Cecconi’s restaurant will take over its former Customs House.

BOOK: sohohouse.com

Red rocky mountains in the background with individual apartments in the foreground

Ambiente, A Landscape Hotel – Arizona, USA

Opening: July 2022

Billed as an ‘exclusive nature escape’, and opening in July 2022, Ambiente, A Landscape Hotel will provide guests with modern, elegant accommodation in a nature-focused setting. Designed to exist in perfect harmony with the surrounding stunning, high desert landscape, each of the 40 free-standing atrium suites offers panoramic views of the red rocks, and a private rooftop with a fire pit. Additional amenities will include an in-house wellness-centred spa, on-site trail access, and electric vehicles for rent.  

BOOK: ambientesedona.com

Cali Mykonos I (New Hotels 2022)

Cali Mykonos I – Greece

Opening: July 2022

Located on Kalafati Beach on the eastern edge of Mykonos overlooking the deep blue Aegean, Cali Mykonos will boast 40 luxury villas in the prime location of Kalafati Beach. The villas are perched above a 110-meter infinity pool, which serves as both a private oasis and the ideal location for day/night parties. There is also a fleet of yachts and speed boats, available for rides and tours to other beaches, towns, and neighbouring remote islands such as Tinos and Paros, with private helicopter journeys also available upon request.

BOOK: Average daily rate is £1,300 / calimykonos.com

A room overlooking an infinity pool and the coast at Domes Aulūs Elounda

Domes Aulūs – Greece

Opening: July 2022

Luxury group, Domes Resorts & Reserves, have launched Domes Aulūs, a new concept focussing on ‘Cool Inclusive’ and eco-consciousness. Their first two branches open this summer – Domes Aulūs Elounda in Crete, and Domes Aulūs Zante – ready for guests to indulge in their luxury property and service. Both draw inspiration from the surrounding environment, decorated soothing grey and beige textured surfaces, with Aegean blue textiles splashing warmth and creating a casual-luxury atmosphere. Try Domes Aulūs Elounda to unwind, or Domes Aulūs Zante for a little more eco-exploration among the 230 acres of white-sand pine forest.

BOOK: domesresorts.com

a rooftop bar at sunset at Teranka

Teranka – Formentera, the Balearics

Opening: August 2022

This August, Teranka, a new independent boutique hotel, will open on the bohemian island of Formentera, offering an idyllic, island-hideaway experience in the Mediterranean. With 35 spacious bedrooms across three levels, Teranka maintains a creative, laidback feel through its design, while being surrounded by unspoilt natural beauty. There’s plenty of fine cuisine on offer, too: Vert Mer – by acclaimed Andalusian chef Juan Martín – offers sophisticated dining; fine dining from French 3 Michelin starred chef Emmanuel Renaut is available for an unforgettable experience; Nobu Formentera on the hotel’s rooftop brings Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s signature dishes to the island accompanied with views over Formentera’s turquoise waters.

BOOK: teranka.com

The Aman suite, with a large living area in neutral tones

Aman New York – New York, USA

Opening: 2 August 2022

This August, luxury hotel brand Aman is expanding its global reach with the unveiling of a new urban sanctuary – and the rebirth of an architectural icon within the historic Crown Building – with Aman New York. The hotel will offer guests Aman’s signature serenity through 83 rooms and suites, two restaurants, a wine library, jazz club, garden terrace, and a 25,000 square foot spa. For guests wanting to extend their stay permanently, Aman New York features the first Aman-branded urban Residences. The 22 private homes include all hotel amenities and range in size from one to six bedrooms, including a five-story penthouse. 

BOOK: amannewyork.com

7Pines Resort Sardinia, Italy rendering

7Pines Resort Sardinia – Italy

Opening: Summer 2022

An outposting of Destination by Hyatt, 7Pines Resort Sardinia will open this summer, located on the beachfront in Baja Sardinia, within the neighbourhood of Porto Cervo and a stone’s throw away from Costa Smeralda. Guests can choose from 76 rooms, including 8 junior suites and 20 suites, all with a choice of sea views or landscaped Mediterranean gardens. The Pure Seven Spa will sit at the heart of the resort: an 800 square metre wellbeing centre with five treatment cabins for individual or couples’ treatments, plus steam room, sauna, emotional shower, ice room and outdoor areas for Kneipp therapy. The 7Pines Yachting Services will provide access to an exclusive fleet of luxury yachts for guests keen to explore the most beautiful coves of the Costa Smeralda or the archipelago of La Maddalena.

BOOK: 7pines.com

 

A white building against a blue sky with chairs on the grass in the foreground

Salt House Nantucket – Massachusetts, USA

Opening: Summer 2022

Look for a little New England charm this summer? Salt Hotels – artful, boutique hotels in the US – have launched their latest edition, Salt House Nantucket. With 18 rooms, the 17th century replica style hotel – reminiscent of a classic B&B – is located in Brant Point, close to downtown Nantucket and steps to the beach. Complete with ample gathering space – including a lawn with lawn games and fire pits – the hotel is well-located for island exploring, with complimentary bikes available to guests. Launching as a pop-up experience this summer, the full launch will occur in summer 2023, with an exclusive members club, additional guest rooms, and a swimming pool.

BOOK: salthousenantucket.com 

A bedroom at Villa Le Blanc in Menorca

Villa Le Blanc Gran Meliá – Menorca, Spain

Opening: Now Open

A luxury resort with a firm commitment to protecting the environment, the five-star Villa Le Blanc Gran Meliá in Menorca, Spain is Meliá Hotels International’s most significant launch to date: the group wants the hotel to be their first carbon-neutral branch. Emissions are 87% reduced with efficient facilities (and the group will offset the remaining 13%) all the while using renewable energy and reducing energy and water consumption. With a fresh colour palette, endless sea views, and large terraces and porches to blend indoor/outdoor living, Villa Le Blanc promises a breath of fresh air for guests. After lying back in the luxurious spa – with treatments and experiences based on vegan cosmetics and natural products – guests can dine on the finest fresh ingredients from local island farms across four in-house restaurants, all with a gorgeous view of the Mediterranean.

BOOK: melia.com

A light restaurant with mustard seats and greenery

The Ned NoMad – New York, USA

Opening: Summer 2022

Opening in New York this Summer, The Ned NoMad marks the British brand’s first international site. Paying homage to the original architecture of Manhattan’s Johnston Building and featuring interiors from the SoHo House team, this new location will bring the hotel’s signature UK style across the pond, including a public bar and restaurant, as well as the members-only Ned’s Club, which features mezzanine and rooftop bars and a terrace restaurant.  

BOOK: thened.com

Hotel La Palma (New Hotels 2022)

Hotel La Palma – Capri, Italy

Opening: Late summer 2022

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.

BOOK: oetkercollection.com

Paris shopping

Le Grand Mazarin – Paris, France

Opening: September 2022

Le Grand Mazarin is located in the heart of Le Marais, a buzzing district that’s bursting with creativity and constantly coming up with cutting-edge trends and avant-garde concepts. Set to be a place to meet and get together in a sophisticated setting that puts a playful spin on styles and periods with myriad influences, the hotel houses 61 quirky rooms and suites, a restaurant with all-day service, a chic yet enigmatic underground bar, and the largest private pool in Le Marais.

BOOK: coming soon

Photo by Tristan Colangelo 

Six Senses Rome

Six Senses – Rome, Italy

Opening: Autumn 2022

Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas opens its first property in Italy – Six Senses Rome, located in a palazzo building in the centre of ancient Rome, just moments away from the Fontana di Trevi, Pantheon and the shopping streets of Via Condotti, Frattina and Borgognona. The hotel will feature 95 guest rooms and suites, a spa, restaurant, events terrace, outdoor courtyard garden and rooftop terrace with a 360° view of the city and monuments. Protected by the Roman municipality and UNESCO listed, the main façade is being restored back to its grand origins.

BOOK: sixsenses.com

a white barn style house with palm trees behind

The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern – California, USA

Opening: Autumn 2022

This autumn, former stagecoach stop and Prohibition destination, The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern, will open to guests with reimagined guestrooms and cottage-style accommodations nestled among acres of old-growth palm trees in Santa Barbara, California. Dine at the Inn’s open-air restaurant, or take a dip in the outdoor pool, followed by stories and s’mores gathered around the firepit. Guests will feel right at home with the inn’s laid-back version of wine country luxury. 

BOOK: aubergeresorts.com

Image courtesy of Auberge Resorts

Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Marrakech

Nobu Hotel Marrakech – Morocco

Opening: Autumn 2022

Founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert de Niro and Meir Teper, Nobu Hotel Marrakech is set to be a design focused hotel. Located in the Hivernage district, steps from the city’s souks and vibrant Djemaa el-Fna, the hotel will house 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 and meeting and event space.

BOOK: nobuhotels.com

 

Address Beach Resort Marassi Al Bahrain by night, with palm trees

The Address Hotel – Bahrain

Opening: October 2022

Emaar Hospitality Group’s second Bahrain hotel, The Address Hotel – in Marassi Al Bahrain – is a beachfront property with direct access to the beach and a soon-to-open adjacent shopping mall, providing the perfect balance of tranquility and vitality at the upscale waterfront destination. Boasting 110 rooms and 17 suites, this sophisticated property – with sea-facing pool bar and a rooftop infinity pool, offering panoramic sea views – is one to watch.

BOOK: marassialbahrain.com

White Desert Antarctica

White Desert – Antarctica

Opening: November 2022

White Desert has announced its third camp, ‘Echo’ for the 2022 season, which starts in November 2022. Hot off the heels of its second camp, Wolf’s Fang, which launched this season, Echo will be a camp designed and inspired by space travel. The stylish eco-camp will feature six heated, cutting-edge polar pods complete with expansive floor to ceiling windows offering views of the dramatic landscape beyond. Crafted from composite fiberglass, the bedroom pods will be designed for two guests, with interiors featuring retro space-age detailing and luxurious furnishings. White Desert has designed Echo to be dismantled without a trace, leaving no more than a minor or transitory impact on Antarctica. Guests will have access to all White Desert activities, including fat biking, skiing, skidooing and 4×4 Arctic Truck driving as well as expertly guided hiking, ice-climbing and mountaineering. Antarctic interior highlights such as visiting Atka Bay to see the 28,000 strong Emperor Penguin colony.

BOOK: Itineraries are a minimum of 3 nights and guests staying at Echo will be required to book the camp on an exclusive-use basis catering for up to 12 pax | Prices start from $504,000 (£381,500) for three nights and include return flights & transfers Cape Town to Antarctica, all accommodation, food & beverages and any activities at camp | white-desert.com

Portrait Milano

Portrait Milano – Milan, Italy

Opening: December 2022

Portrait Milano is set to open after the success of Portrait Roma and Portrait Firenze. The five-star hotel will restore and revive the monumental spaces of Europe’s oldest seminary, second in the world, built in 1564 and long closed, despite its significance. The building, which boasts an impressive Baroque entrance designed in 1652 by Francesco Maria Richini, will be restored by Michele de Lucchi’s Studio AMDL.

BOOK: lungarnocollection.com

One of the tents in the forest at Naviva

Naviva, A Four Seasons Resort – Punta Mita, Mexico

Opening: December 2022

The first Four Seasons adults-only tented resort in the Americas is coming this December. This nature retreat will feature 15 luxury tents – all with their own plunge pool –nestled amid 48 forested acres on a private peninsula overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The biophilia-inspired design encourages guests to connect with nature: the indoor and outdoor seamlessly blend together; fabrics mimic the natural patterns found in the surrounding environment; the tents are designed (by Luxury Frontiers) to engage our natural desire to seek prospect, refuge, mystery and thrill with an open-air living room and separate bedroom flowing to a private plunge pool and expansive deck with a hammock and outdoor shower.

BOOK: fourseasons.com

Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo

Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo – Mexico

Opening: Late 2022

Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo will be located on a private peninsula along the Pacific Ocean in the state of Jalisco, between the towns of La Manzanilla and Barra de Navidad. Set in a protected 25-mile eco-reserve the resort is the only luxury destination for miles in an underdeveloped part of Mexico. It will offer four dining and beverage venues, including an ocean view bar and restaurant, beach bar and grill and golf club restaurant. The grounds will also feature three pools, a full-service spa set amidst a tropical forest and a fitness centre, young adults centre and lounge, water sports centre, tennis courts and 4,000 square feet of meeting space.

BOOK: fourseasons.com

a hotel room with view of golden gate bridge, san francisco, usa

1 Hotel San Francisco – California, USA

Opening: Now Open

Located near San Francisco’s iconic Ferry Building on the Embarcadero, the 200-room 1 Hotel San Francisco opened earlier this summer. With a mission of protecting (and celebrating) the natural beauty of the surrounding Bay Area, this urban oasis provides a hotel setting like no other, with iconic skyline views of the Ferry Building and the San Francisco Bay. Embracing Northern Californian beauty, reclaimed woods, native greenery, and organic textures and materials are used throughout the property, alongside a wellness spa, fitness centre, and a farm-to-table restaurant, where guests can gather, drink and indulge in a menu of innovative and sustainably conscious delicacies.

BOOK: 1hotels.com

A white veranda under blue sky

Baglioni Masseria Muzza – Puglia, Italy

Opening: Now Open

Sitting between Baia dei Turchi beach and Alimini Piccolo lake, Baglioni Masseria Muzza benefits from spectacular countryside and coastal views. 10 minutes from UNESCO heritage city Otranto – which boasts a Mediaeval castle, Romanesque cathedral, and numerous waterside restaurants – the hotel centres on an ancient, whitewashed building dating back to the 17th century surrounded by five acres of countryside. Rooms are dotted around the central courtyard in former stables and barns, with high vaulted ceilings and original stone features. Some have balconies and verandas overlooking the Alimini lakes, others enjoy sunset views over the expansive Mediterranean gardens, olive groves and Adriatic beyond. 

BOOK: baglionihotels.com

Ett Hem - Stockholm hotel

Ett Hem – Stockholm, Sweden

Opening: Now Open

In celebration of its 10th birthday, Ett Hem has added two new adjacent townhouses with ten further guestrooms, three residences and a gym, all with the same warm design ethos.

BOOK: etthem.se

a light and airy room with views of San Francisco bay

LUMA Hotel San Francisco – California, USA 

Opening: Now Open

The characterful LUMA Hotel San Francisco opened in June, in the heart of the rapidly evolving Mission Bay neighbourhood. Positioned close to Oracle Park and the Chase Centre, the impressive property boasts almost 300 rooms, and is the first-ever hotel development in the area. Designed by San Francisco-based Hornberger + Worstell, the design-forward and contemporary build was curated to uniquely engage with the historic soul and nature of the surroundings, whilst similarly incorporating a new and playful sense of life to the area. Experiencing this, guests will frequently come across installations by notable San Francisco artists dotted around the hotel, and discover an extensive selection of delicious, locally sourced food and drinks, served at the LUMA bar and restaurant.

BOOK: lumahotels.com

A double bed with bay windows and a sea view

Aire de O:Live – Isla Verde, Puerto Rico 

Opening: Now Open

From the creators of the O:Live Boutique Hotel & O:LV hotels comes Aire de O:Live, a new beachfront property in Isla Verde, Puerto Rico. Aire de O:Live opened in June 2022, and invites guests to relax into its earthy, minimalist surroundings. Interiors in the 80-room property are curated to create a warm yet sustainable environment, including the use of low-energy lightbulbs, ceramic water bottles and all-natural vegan toiletry dispensers. 

BOOK: airedeolive.com

Image courtesy of Aire de O:live and Discover Puerto Rico

Passalacqua Lake Como

Passalacqua – Lake Como, Italy

Opening: Now Open

The sister property to Lake Como’s iconic Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Passalacqua, an 18th century villa, reopens this summer with 24 suites, tennis courts and an al fresco cinema.

BOOK: passalacqua.it

Regent Phu Quoc Vietnam, Three Bedroom Terrace Pool Villa

Regent Phu Quoc – Vietnam

Opening: Now Open

For your ultimate luxury getaway, look no further than Regent Phu Quoc, the first resort from leading luxury brand, Regent Hotels & Resorts, launched by IHG Hotels & Resorts. Occupying a prime beach-side location, alongside a UNESCO-designated World Biosphere Reserve, this resort offers the chance to indulge and relax in a spectacular setting. This resort comprises 176 suites and 126 villas, all with interiors comprising a blend of minimalist modernity and Vietnamese heritage. Villas range from one-seven bedrooms, and each boasts private infinity pools and panoramic views of the ocean. Offering a plethora of wellness experiences, guests will be able to get a personalised wellness itinerary guide. And as for places to dine and drink, this resort has endless options. There’s six world class restaurants, from culinary masterpieces like Oku, an enchanting Franco-Japanese eatery, to beachfront and rooftop cocktail bars.

BOOK: phuquoc.regenthotels.com

The Madrid EDITION hotel

The Madrid EDITION – Spain

Opening: Now Open

The EDITION brand is launching its newest hotel in Spain’s capital this March. Promising to encapsulate Madrid’s ‘beguiling individuality and essence’, the hotel will be the city’s first luxury lifestyle urban resort. Characterised by understated elegance and bursting with natural light, The Madrid EDITION will boast two restaurants, three bar concepts, a rooftop pool with stunning views, a wellness and spa facilities, meeting and event spaces, as well as exciting nightlife and entertainment. Located in the vibrant heart of Madrid, positioned on one of Madrid’s finest piazzas and just a stone’s throw from Kilometre Zero,  this exciting new hotel promises to be a buzzing hub for congregating, culture and cuisine.

BOOK: editionhotels.com

The infinity swimming pool at Susona Bodrum, Turkey

Susona Bodrum – Torba, Turkey

Opening: Now Open

Overlooking the Aegean Sea, Hilton’s new independent luxury property – part of the LXR Hotels & Resorts group – is Susona Bodrum. In the heart of the Turkish Riviera, and named for the Turkis mythological mermaid, this coastal retreat boasts 70 rooms, suite and villas, most with private pools and gardens for an added touch of luxurious privacy. The infinity pool, jetty, spa, beach club and two luxurious restaurants make for a relaxing experience without having to leave the hotel. Those looking to explore a little further afield can visit the nearby local town, Torba, for olive groves, pine forests, cafes and restaurants. 

BOOK: hilton.com

The Well at Hacienda AltaGracia, Costa Rica (New Hotels 2022)

The Well at Hacienda AltaGracia – Costa Rica

Opening: Now Open

Kick off the new year with a relaxing wellness retreat at The Well’s first international property in Costa Rica. Celebrating Pachamama (Mother Earth) as the master healer, the resort pays homage to its natural surroundings hidden in the foothills of the Talamanca Mountains. The wellness escape features eight treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy tub, thermal suite, multiple ranchos for outdoor mindful movement classes and an on-property farm.

BOOK: the-well.com

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The main pool overlooking the sea at the Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa

Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa – Malé, Maldives

Opening: Now Open

Hilton has landed with a new flagship branch in one of the world’s most desired vacation destinations: the Maldives. Located on a lush tropical island in the North Malé Atoll – accessible via a scenic speedboat ride – the resort boasts 109 beach and overwater villas, each with a private pool and endless views of the surrounding turquoise waters. Designed to immerse guests in nature, there are outdoor rain showers, floor to ceiling windows, each pool features stairs directly into the island’s lagoon, and bathtubs face the ocean. Take a trip to the Amingri Spa for an extensive choice of treatments, the on-site cocktail lab for an exciting sip, and the restaurant for fine cuisine and sustainable seafood sourcing. 

BOOK: hilton.com

The Standard Ibiza

The Standard – Ibiza

Opening: Now Open

One of the most hotly anticipated hotel openings of 2022, The Standard’s Ibiza branch fronts the island’s main plaza, Vara de Rey, and is described as a ‘year-round adult playground’. With a design conceived by Lázaro Rosa-Violán and interiors by Oskar Kohnen, the hotel boasts a distinct 60’s vibe that is both fun and classy. There are 67 rooms and suites to explore, as well as a restaurant (which transforms after hours into an intimate nightlife experience) and a rooftop bar with panoramic views of the island. Formentera is also just a short, 20-minute ferry trip away.

BOOK: Opening rates start from €255. Rates for high season (starting July 1st) will be from €550. standardhotels.com

Hotel Aristide Lobby (New Hotels 2022)

Hotel Aristide – Island of Syros, Greece

Opening: Now Open

The arts meet hospitality in this new boutique hotel located on the Greek island of Syros, which features an aesthetic that masterfully blends comfort, design and sustainability. A restored neoclassical mansion, Hotel Aristide features nine rooms, three plunge pool suites and a rooftop restaurant. Home to a permanent art collection, guests to the hotel can also expect to find all kinds of art decorating rooms and public spaces. A dedicated art gallery will also host temporary exhibitions and artist residencies. Guests wanting something a little more eco-conscious can also res assured with the hotel’s environmental regeneration programme, which includes a re-greening project in collaboration with Cyclades Preservation Fund to help offset the carbon footprint of guests’ travel to the island. Single-use plastic is nowhere to be found onsite, water is heated with solar panels and rainwater is collected in a cistern to be reused.

BOOK: hotelaristide.com

Castle Elvira Exterior Grounds (C) Giles Price (New Hotels 2022)

Castle Elvira – Puglia, Italy

Opening: Now Open

Castle Elvira is the new luxury residence opening in Puglia this year, set on 37 acres of private parkland and boasting beautiful views of the local area as well as the venue’s gardens, citrus grove and olive grove. Guests can expect to find four en-suite guest bedrooms, two dining rooms, a piano room, cinema, roof terrace, 70 square metre swimming pool, jacuzzi and onsite café (did someone say luxury?). Castle Elvira’s sister residence Tower Elvira will also be opening in Spring 2022, allowing guests to increase occupancy to up to 20 people – making it an ideal venue for big events and celebrations.

BOOK: Rates for double room with breakfast from €349 per night. Rates for Castle and Cottage exclusive hire for 12 guests from €22,500 per week. castleelvira.com

Image: Giles Price

A swimming pool overlooking the sea at Sea Breeze Santorini

Sea Breeze Santorini Beach Resort – Santorini, Greece

Opening: Now Open

Curio Collection by Hilton just landed in Instagram’s favourite Greek paradise: Santorini. Whether it’s a family holiday or a romantic getaway that you’re looking for, Sea Breeze – with direct beach access, three swimming pools, two restaurants and an indulgent spa – has much to offer. Situated on the island’s south coast – with an expanse of turquoise waters endlessly in view – the white-washed hotel was designed with peace in mind: each of its 37 rooms have private terraces and either a private pool or hot tub. At the spa, indulge in a menu of treatments; at the two restaurants, experience Greek and Mediterranean cuisine with a creative twist.

Hotel review: The Trafalgar St. James, part of Hilton’s Curio Collection

BOOKhilton.com

Mama Lisboa (New Hotels 2022)

Mama Lisboa – Lisbon, Portugal

Opening: Now Open

Close to the famous Avenida da Liberdade, Mama Shelter is arriving in Lisbon, with a playful and edgy new hotel. There will be 130 rooms with an focus on comfort, authenticity and cutting-edge design. Highlights include an all-day restaurant with its interior terrace and the brick oven pizzeria for locals to take away Mama’s famous pizzas. The rooftop will offer a dining destination with a bird’s-eye view of Lisbon and the Tagus.

BOOK: mamashelter.com

Farmhouse58, Johannesburg, South Africa (New Hotels 2022)

Farmhouse58 – Johannesburg, South Africa

Opening: Now Open

Based outside of Johannesburg near the Cradle of Humankind, Farmhouse58 is a hotel concept that pivots around nature, with a key focus on the local community.  When being built, locals were able to upskill and the interiors were all sourced locally featuring artwork from the area. The hotel features silent zones, a meditative writing room and a library, with activities centring around nature and the community with guided hikes, regenerative farming sessions with the resident farmer and a scent workshop with a local perfumer, enabling guests to give back to the community whilst on holiday.

BOOK: farmhouse58.co

Rosewood Vienna (New Hotels 2022)

Rosewood Vienna – Austria

Opening: Now Open

Housed in the former headquarters for Erste Group Bank AG, Rosewood Vienna will be situated on Petersplatz, one of the most famous squares in Vienna’s Old Town. Located just steps from the city’s best luxury shopping and dining plus its most famous historical sites, Rosewood Vienna is sure to become a city hub, with 99 spacious guest rooms and suites, a Rosewood Spa with stunning views of St. Peter’s church, a variety of dining options including a rooftop bar with exceptional city views and a vibrant restaurant with a terrace garden serving European cuisine.

BOOK: rosewoodhotels.com

The Emerald House in Lisbon

The Emerald House – Lisbon, Portugal

Opening: Now Open

Lisbon continues to be one of Europe’s must-visit destinations thanks to its year-round sun, culture, beaches and more. The Curio Collection by Hilton opens its first Lisbon outpost with The Emerald House Lisbon, featuring stunning views of the River Tagus and the city. Check into the Emerald Suite to really make the most of these, before heading out into the city to explore the hills on foot…or one of the historic trams once your legs get tired.

BOOK: hilton.com

Gran Hotel Montesol (New Hotels 2022)

Gran Hotel Montesol – Ibiza, Spain

Opening: Now Open

Located just off the main strip of the Paseo Vara de Rey, the Gran Hotel Montesol is a short distance from the historic Dalt Vila neighbourhood, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999. The building was first used by the Spanish government as a military barracks during the Spanish Civil War and World War II. Countless people have stayed at the Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza since its opening, including Orson Wells and Princess Caroline of Monaco.

BOOK: granhotelmontesolibiza.com

Mama Shelter Paris La Défense (New Hotels 2022)

Mama Shelter Paris La Défense – France

Opening: Now Open

Mama Shelter launches its third Parisian property in the La Défense neighbourhood, the heart of the city’s financial district. Taking residence across 14 floors in the former Litman Tower, the hotel will house 211 bedrooms plus two all-day restaurants, a sports bar, a coffee shop and an arcade, whilst the trademark rooftop boasting stunning views of the capital. Mama La Défense will bring fun and warmth to the business district, for visitors and locals alike.

BOOK: mamashelter.com

Passalacqua, Lake Como (New Hotels 2022)

Passalacqua – Lake Como, Italy

Opening: Now Open

Standing above the village of Moltrasio, leading all the way down to the lake’s shore, Passalacqua has played host to some of the world’s most brilliant minds in music, literature, art and politics from Napoleon Bonaparte to Bellini to Winston Churchill. And in 2022, maybe you? Built on land originally owned by Pope Innocent XI, the villa was constructed in the 18th Century by Count Andrea Luccini-Passalacqua, and now, Passalacqua has become the latest project for one of Italy’s most well-known hotelier families – the De Santis. Sister property to the lake’s Grand Hotel Tremezzo, it will offer total privacy, with 24 suites set within the main historic residence, the ancient stables and Casa al Lago located right on the lake, including the largest suite on Lake Como with a double-height balustraded music room where Bellini composed La Sonnambula in 1831.

BOOK: grandhoteltremezzo.com

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Ikos Resorts – Corfu

An aerial shot of Ikos Odisia

May 2023: Ikos Resorts will be opening their sixth property in spring next year, adding to their 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. ikosresorts.com

Svart Hotel – Norway

SVART

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, 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. svart.no

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One&Only Moonlight Basin – Montana, United States

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

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. oneandonlyresorts.com

Four Seasons Hotel Cartagena – Colombia

Four Seasons Hotel Cartagena through the trees

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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