Today: The most anticipated hotel openings of 2022
Last month, I published my list of the best new luxury hotels of 2021. Today, I share with you the hottest luxury hotels and resorts (87 in total) that are expected to open their doors in 2022. Some of these hotel openings are managed by the world’s most exclusive hotel brands. Please keep in mind that hotel openings do get delayed from time to time (especially during the pandemic), so to avoid disappointment, try not to book a room before the hotel effectively opened.
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The Crown Building on Fifth Avenue building is one of the most expensive, if not sought-after blocks in the world and has presided since 1921 over the midpoint of Manhattan, overlooking Central Park. The fourth through tenth floors of the building will be occupied by the new Aman hotel, while the 11th floor and above will be transformed into 20, Aman-branded residences, crowned with a five-story, near-14,000-square-foot penthouse that will be priced in excess of US$100 million. The new Aman will also encompass an extraordinary Aman Spa, with a dramatic indoor swimming pool surrounded by fire pits and daybeds as its centerpiece. Two Spa Houses will provide guests with an all-encompassing spa journey, encompassing a double treatment room, sauna and steam rooms, and an outdoor terrace with cabana, daybed and fireplace.
The Fifth Avenue Hotel will be an oasis of calm amidst the frenetic pace of Manhattan. Mindfully blending personal service, superlative design by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio, distinctive cuisine, compelling art and engaging cultural experiences, every aspect of Flâneur Hospitality’s inaugural 153-room hotel will be tailored to delight, engage and reward curiosity. Rooms will be split between two buildings: the majority will be housed in a soaring new 24-story skyscraper, while 24 signature suites will be located inside the former Second National Bank Building, a McKim Mead & White original design which the Gilded Age’s favorite architects completed in 1907. Located in the NoMad neighborhood, The Fifth will be steps from the idyllic Madison Square Park, the iconic Flatiron Building, the blooming flower district, as well as the city’s best dining, shopping and nightlife.
Newly built from the ground up and one of the tallest buildings in the area, the 250 room Ritz-Carlton hotel will boast spectacular views from the Empire State Building down to the Statue of Liberty, and will be just steps away from Madison Square Park, the Flatiron Building, and a short walk to the Highline. Restaurants and bars by Michelin-starred chef José Andrés including Zaytinya will offer an innovative mezze menu inspired by Turkish, Greek and Lebanese cuisines served up in a sleek and modern setting by Rockwell Group, and a new iteration of the high-end avant-garde dining destination, the Bazaar, will come later in 2022. Andrés will also oversee the hotel‘s the rooftop bar, where guests can drink 500 ft (150 m) in the air, as well as in-room dining, banquet events including weddings and more. The hotel will also offer a signature Ritz-Carlton Spa and fitness center including eight treatment rooms, sauna & steam rooms.
Housed within an impressive building standing amidst Tribeca’s cobblestone streets , Hotel Barrière Fouquest’s aims to elegantly whisk its guests from the lively streets of New York right to the heart of a Parisian maison de famille. Inside the hotel, Parisian elegance will meet New York energy, alongside the direction of Martin Brundizki Design Studio, with mouldings and exclusive Toile de Jouy fabric created for the bedrooms, a Belle Epoque ambiance in the hotel bar, bistro chairs and throwbacks to literary gatherings of days gone by. There will be 97 rooms, including 6 Signature Suites with terrace, some offering view over the Hudson River. On-site facilities will include a brasserie by Michelin-star Chef Pierre Gagnaire and a luxury spa.
Expected to open in early 2022, The Shoals will be a hotel sanctuary of simple splendors nestled on Southold’s bayside, a destination rooted in the charismatic offerings of the great North Fork. Designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen, the property will features 20 suites and 20 slips on the majestic Peconic Bay. The Shoals will press pause on the urban pace, offering an elemental retreat providing space and calm in the wild magnificence that is rural, coastal New York. The dockside property will be the first hotel from restauranteur and Michelin-starred chef John Fraser, and of course, will offer delicious cuisine.
Located downtown, The St. Regis Chicago will span a total of three towers within the sought-after Lakeshore East community. The vibrant area includes a mix of residential and corporate properties, all centrally anchored by a public park. The project is anticipated to include 191 hotel rooms – including 33 spacious suites – and 393 branded residences within the 101-story building. Previously under construction as the luxury Wanda Vista Hotel and Vista Tower, the property is being rebranded as the St. Regis Chicago and the Residences at the St. Regis Chicago. Expected to welcome its first hotel guests during its August 2022 opening, the hotel will serve as a key property in the neighborhood given its unique architecture and ultra-luxury experience.
Park Hyatt Los Angeles at Oceanwide Plaza will exude a sophisticated character courtesy of acclaimed international design firm Studio Munge. This luxury hotel will feature upscale accommodations, exquisite culinary offerings, sophisticated works of art, as well as masterful attention to detail and a signature level of service offered by the Park Hyatt brand. The 184-room luxury hotel, with 34 suites, meeting and events spaces, spa and wellness facilities and a swimming pool, will connect to the retail and amenity podium known as The Collection at Oceanwide Plaza. The retail space design will lend to experience-driven guest accommodations amid a dynamic environment for innovative retailers to showcase unique merchandising concepts and sought-after products.
The luxury lifestyle Andaz hotel will be located in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, adjacent to the vibrant Uptown Design District and walking distance to the shops, restaurant and galleries that line the famed Palm Canyon Drive. The 150-guestroom, 17-suite Andaz Palm Springs will stay true to its desert oasis destination. The hotel will comprise a collection of small buildings and guestroom bungalows surrounding two outdoor pools and garden areas on an elevated patio terrace, offering panoramic views of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains and city. Andaz Palm Springs will also feature spa services, a fitness facility, a signature restaurant and lounge, as well as an expansive elevated poolside retreat and terrace bar. The first level of the hotel site will include boutique retail space and meeting facilities.
Managed by Hilton and expected to open in 2022, the 28-story hotel will include 305 modern guest rooms with bold design, as well as a spa, elevated indoor/outdoor lobby with sweeping views of the iconic Walt Disney Concert Hall, and a rooftop terrace complete with a private pool deck overlooking downtown LA. Guests will enjoy locally inspired culinary experiences through dining outlets featuring expansive lounges and outdoor amenities that embrace California’s outdoor culture, all while staying true to Conrad’s commitment to wellness and sustainable travel. The luxury property will also offer meeting and event facilities with integrated technology capabilities as well as a state-of-the-art fitness room for guests.
Set within the foothills of the Santa Rosa Mountains in Rancho Mirage, Sensei Porcupine Creek will be a true desert oasis. The mountain range, part of a nationally protected monument in the Coachella Valley, rises dramatically in the background of the 230-acre estate – a testament to the diverse natural surroundings. The private estate sought after by professional athletes, celebrities and dignitaries is currently being transformed into an intimate wellness retreat featuring peerless golf and tennis facilities and lush spa gardens. Brought to life by some of the best-in-class minds and practitioners in wellness, the Sensei Way philosophy at the resort will be led by science, backed by evidence-based practices, and supported by innovative technology to guide guests on a wellness experience unlike any other in the world.
From its earliest incarnation, in 1886 as a popular stagecoach stop during California’s Gold Rush, to its years as a surreptitious hangout through Prohibition, The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern has long held a fabled place in Central Coast lore. Revered and raucously enjoyed for generations, the beloved landmark will open a new chapter in 2022 as the definitive luxury hotel in the Santa Ynez Valley. Rich with rustic sophistication and legitimate history, Mattei’s Tavern will effectively fuse old with new. The Tavern and the original cottages have been painstakingly restored to preserve their distinctive details, while new buildings will sit alongside them – seamlessly blending with the authentic structures. The hotel’s Tavern will be a California ranch-inspired restaurant spotlighting flavorful dishes with honest ingredients – many of which will be harvested from Mattei’s on-site garden.
Bringing in artistic influence, thoughtful service and inspired design to Canyons Village, Pendry Park City will serve as a destination within a destination. The luxury resort will feature 152 guestrooms, suites, and Pendry Residences. Upon opening in 2022, the hotel will have the only rooftop pool and bar in the area, as well as an inspired Japanese-American restaurant that will offer mountain fare, steaks and chops, along with authentic Japanese sushi and ramen. Guests and residential owners will also have access to a rec room with relaxed American cuisine and arcade games, as well as Spa Pendry with eight treatment rooms; a fitness center; Pinwheel Kids Club and more than 7,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, including a 4,000-square-foot ballroom.
A first of its kind in North America, Ambiente, a Landscape Hotel will be uniquely designed to blend in with the mystical red rocks of Sedona, Arizona. and will give guests the opportunity to experience and embrace the natural beauty that surrounds them in one of the world’s most stunning locations. Ambiente will be comprised of 40 cubed-shaped guest Atriums that are elevated above the ground by steel piers and constructed using floor-to-ceiling, bronze-tinted glass and matte-charcoal and rusted metal. At dusk, the tinted glass will reflect the nature around it creating stunning, mirrored silhouettes. The Atriums’ sleek and contemporary design will embody elegant minimalism and the utmost in luxurious accommodation.
The Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley promises to be one of the finest resorts of its kind ever built in Arizona. Spread out over approximately 20 acres, the abundant oversized suites and detached casitas will make the resort an ideal destination for those seeking a private oasis. Guest accommodations will be connected by quiet, lush courtyard gardens and shaded walkways – evoking the sense of a village. The main pool will be one of the longest resort pools in North America. A specialty dining concept will harvest seasonal produce from the resort’s anticipated herb garden and citrus orchard and incorporate ingredients into the daily menus. Rounding out the offering will be a 16,000 square-foot spa with indoor/outdoor treatment areas, and a grand lawn with stunning views of the iconic Camelback, Mummy and McDowell mountains.
Toasting the city’s history while setting the stage for the future, Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis will command downtown’s most prominent location, just two blocks from the Mississippi and close to North Loop shopping and entertainment. Hotel facilities will include dining by award-winning local chef Gavin Kaysen, an energizing spa and a one-of-a-kind pool plaza. There will be 222 accommodations, including 39 suites, featuring modern design inspired by the city’s industrial heritage. Guests will enjoy unobstructed views of the city or river from the 23rd to 30th floors.
A soaring new landmark on the skyline, Four Seasons Hotel Nashville will pay homage to the city’s creative spirit. The property will be located in the SoBro district, just one block from Broadway, while celebrating nature with views of the Cumberland River and Riverfront Park. Guests will discover craft and artistry in 235 accommodations, including 46 suites, and will experience the city’s hottest new restaurants and a glamorous rooftop pool terrace. With warm Four Seasons care, the property promises to usher in a new era of Nashville luxury.
Bringing an inspiring sense of possibility to this next-generation coastal city, Four Seasons Hotel & Residence Fort Lauderdale will represent a modern reflection of the classic yacht club lifestyle. A prime beachfront address with unrivaled style and service, the property will offer 189 accommodations, including 19 suites and 41 residences – all with Atlantic or Intracoastal views. Hotel facilities will include a spa and a third-floor ocean terrace for dining and lounging beside two horizon-edge pools. Moments away, guests will find the city’s best shops, restaurants, marinas and entertainment, and surround themselves with the youthful spirit and energy of the South Florida Riviera.
Planned to open in 2022, The Tampa EDITION will become the fifth US property from EDITION Hotels. Situated within the new 56-acre Water Street Tampa neighborhood, the hotel will be home to 172 guest rooms and suites and six F&B outlets, including a signature restaurant, rooftop bar and terrace. The property will also feature a Penthouse Suite, expansive spa, fitness center and meeting and events space. Bringing some of the world’s best talents together into one project, the property will be designed by acclaimed New York-based architecture practice Morris Adjmi in collaboration with Florida-based firm Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe & Associates; with interiors designed by the renowned Roman & Williams, the whole project will be underpinned by the creative vision of Ian Schrager and Ian Schrager Company.
Rock House will be a new island addition that provides a private, cliff-side oasis that captures the allure and elegance of the South of France, Capri and the Mediterranean. The resort will be located on Providenciales’ north shore in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The intimate escape will boast accommodations ranging from poolside studios to four-bedroom Oceanfront standalone resort-style homes. Each home will be crafted by Coast Architects with interiors by AD100 interior designer Shawn Henderson. Resort amenities will consist of a one-of-a-kind, serviced Beach Club at Rock House, the largest infinity pool in Turks and Caicos, waterfront dining, and wellness facilities, including a spa and yoga pavilion, walking trail, and fitness center.
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. The area, known as “Costa Alegre” or “Joy Coast” is acclaimed for its picturesque beaches, lush landscape and unique topography. Most of the resort’s 155 rooms will boast panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, enveloped by the surrounding jungle and lush golf course. The contemporary architectural and interior design will blend with the natural surroundings and showcase local materials and textures. The resort 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 and a full-service spa set amid a tropical forest.
Awakening will be located on the shores of the Laguna Nopalitos on the Caribbean coast of Mexico, 19 km/12 miles south of Tulum, one of Mexico’s most popular and fastest growing tourist destinations. Laguna Nopalitos looks like a Caribbean beach but actually is a “Cenote” filled with crystal clear fresh water. Fed by one of the world’s largest underground river systems, it is surrounded by extensive, uninhabited mangrove and jungle. The name itself, Awakening, promises a transformational travel experience. Guests here will not stay in hotel rooms but in “capullos” or futuristic looking cocoons. Re-connecting to this moment is what Awakening will essentially be all about.
The Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai is expected to open in 2022. With 180 guestrooms and suites, the hotel will be situated within the luxurious Kanai development, and home to six food and beverage outlets including a signature restaurant, pool bar and beach club, destination spa and an expansive Penthouse Suite. In addition to multiple meeting spaces, the hotel will also house an extensive outdoor deck for large scale events and parties. Located on a pristine beachfront site, EDITION Hotels’ first property in Mexico will find its home in the blissful stretch of Caribbean coastline. Riviera Maya is known for its mangroves and lagoons, ancient Mayan cities, tropical beaches, ecological reserves and the world’s second largest coral reef.
On the Pacific coast of Mexico overlooking Banderas Bay is a pristine beach surrounded by sun-kissed bluffs and lush equatorial flora. This idyllic spot will become home to Susurros Del Corazón, an Auberge Resorts Collection. Reintroducing romance to the Punta de Mita peninsula, the property promises to captivate with unscripted luxury, authentic connection, and reverence for nature. The resort will sit on a bluff fringed by tropical jungle that tumbles down to an intimate white sand beach, where warm breezes ruffle hammocks, surfers play on the horizon and perfect sunsets end each extraordinary day. In a nod to the boho-chic culture of under-the-radar beachside towns dotting Mexico’s coastline, the resort’s accommodations will offer indoor-outdoor spaces that bow to the inherent beauty of the land.
The St Regis Los Cabos at Quivira will showcase an exclusive 120-room luxury beachfront hotel and 60 residences set within Quivira Los Cabos, a premier residential community with an enviable list of assets, from a glorious of virgin beach on the Sea of Cortes to an internationally-acclaimed Jack Nicklaus Signature course at Quivira Golf Club. The hotel’s guest rooms will feature ocean views and the renowned St Regis Butler Service. The property’s three signature dining venues will range from a specialty restaurant and a beachfront grill with all-day dining to an al fresco poolside restaurant with fresh small plates and crafted cocktails. Guests will have access to a plethora of recreational facilities, including a fitness and wellness center, swimming pools, saltwater lagoon, luxury cabanas and a destination spa.
- Hotel website: not available yet (opening late 2022)
Once a destination for pirates and explorers in search of treasure, the small fishing village of Cabo San Lucas lured traders in need of respite from their sails to its shores. Today, it will become home if Corazón Cabo Resort & Spa, Cabo’s newest luxury resort nestled in the heart of Medano Beach. Corazón Cabo will invite guests to experience exhilarating adventures before returning to the comforts of the resort’s 310 luxury guest rooms and suites. The property will feature two oceanfront infinity pools, a recently elevated and always-buzzing beach club, the city’s highest rooftop bar, Cabo’s only micro-brewery, three all-new concept dining destinations, and access to the best on-water activities in Cabo.
Three different eras of Panama history will come to life at Hotel La Compañia, where opulent modern design will revitalize a landmark location. Each of our three wings will restores a piece of the old town (Casco Antiguo) to the height of contemporary luxury. Guest will be able to choose from a beautifully curated room in the French Colonial wing, built by Jesuit priests in 1739; the Spanish Colonial wing, dating back to 1688; or the American Beaux-Arts wing, which was once a high-end department store constructed in 1905. The five in-house restaurants will draw on the same historical inspiration, creating the stone Spanish church interior of El Santuario or the old-school wood and brass furnishings of the American Bazaar. The rooftop pool and bar will be the ideal vantage point of a thriving Casco Antiguo neighborhood, where nightlife, upscale dining, and world-renowned archaeological sites live side-by-side.
This luxury eco-resort will be positioned beside Costa Rica’s two prized jewels: Corcovado National Park and the Pacific Ocean’s Golfo Dulce. Botánika Osa Peninsula will offer open floor studio, 1-, 2-, or 3-bedroom rainforest residences outfitted with floor-to-ceiling windows, oversized terraces and a private rooftop lounge area fit for nature viewing and stargazing.The property will blend into its environment with intelligent architectural designs that seamlessly blur the lines between outdoors and in with wide verandas, expansive glass walls and dramatic landscaping. Onsite amenities will include themed gardens (orchid, hummingbird, medicinal, bamboo), a natural lagoon-style pool, a science research center, hammock gardens, a private beach club, nature trails, a deep-water marina, a locally sourced restaurant complete with a ceviche bar and craft cocktails, a fitness center and more.
Santa Teresa, known for its white sand beaches, long-breaking waves and rustic jungle are an idyllic backdrop for travelers seeking adventure and discovery. Home to a confluence of cultures that have settled on its shores, this sleepy surfer’s paradise is unlike any other place in the world and will soon be home to Habitas Santa Terese, a 35-room eco-sustainable retreat that will occupy a portion of the Nicoya Peninusla. The entire property will be constructed from ethically sourced organic materials, where it will effortlessly blend into its beachfront jungle surroundings. Surf lessons, snorkeling tours of the Malpais underwater volcano, and excursions to waterfalls are just a few of the adventures that guests will be able to book.
This chic boutique hotel will be located in La Paz’s trendy and upscale Calcoto neighborhood, overlooking the Andes Mountains. The property will feature 76 rooms that come in five room types – standard, superior, superior double, deluxe and MET suite. Lined with a curated art collection from Mariano Ugalde, the hotel restaurant and bar will be integrated with the rest of the lobby, and aspire to be an all-day destination where guests and locals can interact. Powered by solar energy, the hotel will also be home to a tranquil urban wellness retreat, where visitors can enjoy an indoor pool, a private massage, and a fully equipped gym.
The Fasano Hotel, one of the most renowned hospitality groups in Brazil, will soon open a resort in Trancoso. Trancoso is one of the most sought after destinations in Brazil, attracting admirers from all corners of the world due to its easy going atmosphere, charm and natural beauty. The complex will include a hotel with 23 residential villas by the sea plus 19 plots for building houses. The architect behind the Hotel and Villas Fasano is Isay Weinfeld, the renowned artist responsible for the iconic Fasano São Paulo and Fasano Punta del Este. As well as all the luxury of the properties, guests and owners will also enjoy the facilities and excellence of one of the best hotels in Brazil. The Fasano Trancoso will have two swimming pools, restaurants, concierge service, beach support, room service, housekeeping, lodging for employees, SPA with four rooms, meeting rooms, a tennis court overlooking the sea and much more.
Rosewood Sao Paulo will be housed in an impressively renovated building just off the city’s main boulevard Avenida Paulista and will feature 151 guest rooms and 122 residential suites, two restaurants, two swimming pools and a spa centre. Spread over 22 floors, the hotel building was originally built in 1904 and was a maternity hospital located in the center of the Cidade Matarazzo complex, which contains historic buildings in the middle of Sao Paulo. The skyscraper takes the form of a terraced tower clad in a patchwork of bronzed grids, which are inset and pulled out alternatively to form terraced gardens, a scheme which is intended to emulate the surrounding landscape and provide a physical continuation of parkland and trees in the vicinity. The hotel interiors will be designed by famed designer Philippe Starck.
Housed in an historic 18th century building which was the former headquarters for Erste Group Bank AG, Rosewood Vienna will be ideally situated on Petersplatz, one of the most famous squares in Vienna’s Old Town. The hotel will offer 99 spacious guestrooms and suites, all of which will feature separate spaces for entertainment and relaxation. The contemporary accommodations will merge the past and present through a thoughtful combination of elegant textural and artistic elements and the latest technological features. The property will feature a variety of dining and entertainment options, including a rooftop bar with exceptional views of the city and an intimate restaurant in a garden setting serving European cuisine and carefully crafted beverages appealing to guests and locals alike.
Located in the heart of the ultra-chic 8th Arrondissement in an 18th century courtyard building at 4 Rue d’Anjou, just steps away from the fabled Rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, the Maison Delano Paris will boast 56 extraordinary rooms and suites. The property will house a culinary concept by three-star Michelin Chef Dani García. García is positioned as one of the Andalusian chefs with the greatest international projection to this day. He defines himself as an ‘artisan of flavor’ who manages to combine the products of his land together with the techniques and ingredients of the most international cuisine. The planned hotel is the latest in an ongoing expansion of both the Delano brand – which originated in Miami and has a second location in Las Vegas – as well as Accor’s continued push into the lifestyle hotel sector, a fast-growing part of the industry that focuses more on bars and restaurants and personalized experiences.
A real place to live in the heart of Blois, the new project of the two-starred chef Christophe Hay is presented as the promise of a timeless stay, in harmony with nature and the Loire region, where disconnection and tranquility will be the key words.Formerly the property of the brother of King Louis XIII, this hospice, well known to the people of Blois, will house a 5-star hotel with 44 rooms, including 11 suites, a gourmet restaurant, a bistro, a pastry kiosk, a swimming pool and a Sisley spa. An immersion in the universe of Loir-et-Chérien chef Christophe Hay, highlighting an elegant and refined atmosphere while enhancing the surrounding natural resources. Fleur de Loire will be a future stopover for Loire Valley lovers and will be part of an environmental approach inspired by the richness of the land and turned towards the future.
Six Senses Crans-Montana will be located in one of the region’s most prominent ski areas, in the canton of Valais with Geneva only two hours away by car and train. Resort accommodations will include 47 guest rooms and suites, with 17 Six Senses residential units already available for purchase. Two restaurants are planned as well as a sun terrace and bar and retail space. Wellness offerings at the resort will include a 22,000 square foot (2,000 square meter) spa specializing in alpine treatments, gym and fitness studio, pool and suspended relaxation area. The spa will also include a dedicated area for children and teen treatments. Consistent with Six Senses sustainability focus, recycled, local materials will be selected by the architect and design teams and repurposed materials will be used in the manufacture of finishes including flooring, millwork and fabrics
Mandarin Oriental will manage and re-brand an existing hotel on Lake Lucerne, Switzerland. The property is currently undergoing an extensive renovation and will re-open as Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern at the end of 2020. The iconic Hotel Palace Luzern first opened in 1906 and is located in the heart of the city, on the shores of Lake Lucerne. The multi-million-dollar renovation will include the restyling of all guestrooms and suites, the redesign of the public areas, as well as the landscaping of the gardens. Once reopened, the Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern will comprise 146 rooms and suites offering views of the lake and mountains. There will be a restaurant and a bar together with a variety of social and meeting facilities and a spa and fitness room.
Botanic Sanctuary Antwerp will be housed in a 12th century monastery. The new property will bring together a sense of history with contemporary sensibilities and sustainable design. Imbued with a laid-back spirit, the retreat will offer luxurious accommodations that will include dedicated spa suites. The retreat’s innovative spa will reflect a cloistral devotion to healing plants and herbs. Dining will range from an authentic Belgian bistro and sophisticated international bar, to sophisticated fine dining experiences led by Michelin-starred chefs. The Botanic Sanctuary will provide a lifestyle shopping excursion right within the hotel walls. Multi-functional conference rooms and a large auditorium, along with an on-site chapel and elegant venues will be perfect for hosting events of all sizes.
Remaining true to the One&Only brand ethos, this 21-hectare beachfront estate – located within a 6-hectare forest reserve – will celebrate the legendary Athenian Riviera whilst providing stunning, intuitive design. A playful return to nature, the resort will be inspired by the azure waters and the incredible natural surroundings, providing a modern Greek elegance, yet showcasing powerful elements dominant in Greek mythology like fire and water, carved from a palette of natural stone and timber. Like all properties within the One&Only collection, One&Only Aesthesis will place an emphasis on privacy, the ultimate hideaway, with the majority of accommodation being secluded villas with private pools, perfect for couples or families. Hotel facilities will include dining outlets, a beach club, and a Chenot Spa.
Situated in a 65-hectare beachfront site on the west side of Kea island of the Cyclades, this ultimate ultra-luxury lifestyle experience will include 75 resort villas, as well as One&Only Private Homes available for purchase. Kea is the closest Cycladic island to Athens and is accessible by ferry or speed boat from Lavrio Harbour. A post-modern Greek island, the One&Only resort on Kea will be inspired by the azure ocean waters, providing contemporary Greek elegance, celebrating the incredible natural elements of Greece and the Cyclades. The stylish resort will also be home to 3 restaurants, two bars and an indulgent destination spa, introducing traditional and holistic practices fused with modern spa therapies, with overall wellness at its core.
This new property will be perfectly positioned on a secluded beach with extraordinary Ionian Sea views. Guests will be welcomed into a traditional Greek village as soon as they step foot on the property. A center square will be purposefully created for socializing and festivities and will include a café, taverna, shops, folklore museum and church. Traditional Zakynthian architecture will be displayed throughout the property, and a range of villas and suites ill offer contemporary amenities and ample privacy. To reenergize the mind and body, guests will be able to visit the Armonia Wellness & Spa, and can savor local Mediterranean cuisine at the property’s many dining venues.
Scheduled to open in June 2022, Calio Mykonos will be an exceptional boutique luxury hotel redefining luxury on Greece’s trendiest island – Mykonos. This Aegean escape will be uniquely situated on a private beach in the Kalafati region, nestled between mountains and protected from the seasonal Mykonian winds. The boutique resort will be made up of 40 villas (each with a private swimming pool), an enormous infinity pool, a Mediterranean restaurant, gym & spa, and more.
Located on St Andrews Square – in the very heart of Edinburgh’s historic New Town, Gleneagles Townhouse hotel will open in 2022. The hotel is the sister property to The Gleneagles Hotel in Perthshire, Scotland. The new property will be a place to gather, meet, eat, drink, celebrate and exchange ideas. The Townhouse will boast 33 bedrooms, a vibrant all-day restaurant, a rooftop bar terrace revealing showstopping views, private dining- and meeting rooms and state-of-the-art gym, two studios and wellness treatments, and will also be home to a member’s club.
In celebration of the beautiful city of Edinburgh, the heritage of Scotland and the exclusive address of the former Overseas League, 100 Princes Street will be a 30 room boutique hotel inspired by the rich history of the many great Scottish explorers and adventurers who made this historic building their ‘home away from home’. Led by the design team behind the iconic Ashford Castle in Ireland, Toni Tollman, Philippe Bonino and Brian Brennan, this restoration will look to protect and retain the original heart and soul of 100 Princes Street, restoring the original building and its iconic features. Part of the family-run Red Carnation Hotel Collection and sister property to Hotel 41 in London, 100 Princes Street will focus on service, with an “anything, anytime” approach.
W Edinburgh will redefine the city’s hospitality landscape with its modern design, signature amenities and a full calendar of W Happenings showcasing what’s new in design, fashion and music. The hotel will offer 214 stylish guestrooms, including 20 suites and one Extreme Wow Suite (the W brand’s interpretation of the Presidential Suite). The rooftop will feature a buzzing destination bar and outdoor terrace, offering guests and locals 360-degree panoramic views of the historic skyline, along with a cutting-edge approach to cocktails and cuisine. Other areas will include W Lounge (the W brand’s energetic spin on the hotel lobby), a signature restaurant, FIT – the ultimate workout facility, and an AWAY Spa offering the W Hotels brand’s signature health and lifestyle experiences.
- Hotel website: not available yet
The Madrid EDITION will showcase 200 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, some with terraces and five unique food and beverage outlets including a signature restaurant, cocktail bar, and rooftop terrace, together with an outdoor pool, state-of-the-art gym and spa. Set in a tranquil square surrounded by historic buildings, The Madrid EDITION is near Puerta de Sol in the heart of the Spanish capital, one of the city’s most famous sites, and within walking distance to The Golden Triangle of Art – three of most important art museums in Madrid. Slated to open in late 2022, the hotel will manifest the people and the culture of the city and will become synonymous as a stunning microcosm of one-of-a-kind food, beverage and entertainment offerings, innovative design, and luxury service.
Set within a magnificent regal manor dating back to 1732, and with views of the iconic Rock of Cashel, this landmark address – a former Archbishop’s grand country house – has been meticulously restored to create a truly desirable destination hotel in the heart of Ireland. Optimally located between town and countryside, Cashel Palace will offer 42 elegant bedrooms, 9 suites and public areas, complemented by expansive gardens, a world class Spa and the convivial Guinness Bar. A proud Relais & Chateaux member, the dining offering promises to be exceptional. With a deep connection to Tipperary’s bountiful Golden Vale pastures, much produce will be sourced from this natural larder with which Executive Chef Stephen Hayes will create an exciting culinary experience.
Bulgari Rome will be located in the heart of the Campo Marzio neighborhood, minutes from the Spanish Steps, Via del Corso and the Bvlgari flagship on Via Condotti. The new Bvlgari Hotel Roma will occupy a magnificent modernist building from the 1930s that faces two of Rome’s most iconic landmarks: the Ara Pacis and the Mausoleum of Augustus, the first Roman Imperator. Like all Bvlgari Hotels properties, the Italian architectural firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel will be in charge of both the restoration of the building and the interior design of the new Bvlgari Hotel Roma, which will count over 100 rooms, most of them suites, as well as the prestigious Il Ristorante curated by Michelin-starred chef Niko Romito and The Bvlgari Bar.
Opening in fall 2022, EDITION Hotels’ first Italian property will have 95 rooms and suites. The hotel will offer a signature restaurant with outdoor dining space, a Punch Room Bar, and a rooftop terrace where guests can enjoy a seasonal bite, a drink overlooking the city and a private gathering with friends. In addition to customizable indoor and outdoor event spaces, the hotel will also be home to a rooftop swimming pool, a spacious gym and two treatment rooms, including a couple’s massage experience. With its central location, just a few steps from Via Veneto and Bernini’s Tritone Fountain in Piazza Barberini, The Rome EDITION is housed within a historical building designed by Cesare Pascoletti in collaboration with architect Marcello Piacentini, one of Italy’s most famed architects of Rationalism in the early 20th century.
The Six Senses hotel will open in 2022 at Piazza di San Marcello in Rome, just blocks away from the Fontana di Trevi and Pantheon, just a stroll away from the prominent luxury shopping streets of Via Condotti, Frattina and Borgognona. The property will feature 95 uniquely furnished guest rooms and suites. Protected by the Roman municipality and UNESCO listed, the main façade is being restored back to its grand origins. Located on the first floor, Six Senses Spaand Roman baths will play an integral role as a sanctuary of wellness. The crowning glory will be the large rooftop terrace with 360° panoramic views of the surrounding city and monuments, complete with an organic fruit and vegetable garden for recreating a Roman banquet or two. Studying and recreating ancient civilizations will not get much more atmospheric than this!
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Oetker Collection’s first Italian property is set to bring to life the island’s iconic dolce vita lifestyle. Capri’s first hotel, built in 1822, is currently being transformed into an elegant and exclusive 50-room-and-suite hotel. Located mere steps from the famous Piazzetta, it will comprise a rooftop restaurant and bar, its own beach club, a newly built pool deck, a spa and high-fashion boutiques. The property’s interiors are currently being transformed by two acclaimed architects: Rome-based Francesco Delogu of Delogu Architects for the rooms and public areas, and London-based Francis Sultana, a true maestro in the world of high-end interior design, for the restaurants, pool, spa, and beach club. Hotel La Palma will be Oetker Collection’s reimagined incarnation of Capri’s original hotel that has long hosted a collective of notable artists, poets, writers and musicians from
Hotel de LEN will open in 2022 following major renovations of the historic Hotel Impero, in the center of Cortina d’Ampezzo. Carved in wood and true to the territory, the property will tell the tale of its land and represent a tribute to the artisans who handed down the precious art of woodworking. Its name is a nod to the natural, sustainable materials used to construct the minimalist design, meaning “made of wood” in Ladino, a neo-Latin language spoken in the Dolomite communities. The new Hotel de LEN will consist of 22 rooms, including several suites, for a total of 48 beds. Facilities will include an onsite dining room and a rooftop spa. Neutral and natural tones, sustainable materials together with a splendid view of the valley, the Olympic ski facilities and the mountains: the de LEN SPA will be the only one of its kind in the entire Cortina area.
Having consolidated its position in the hospitality sector, the Ferragamo family’s hotel group is now poised to make its debut in Milan, in an exceptional location unfamiliar to all but a few of the city’s residents: the former Archiepiscopal Seminary at 11, Corso Venezia, with additional access from 10, Via Sant’Andrea. It is Europe’s oldest seminary, second in the world, built in 1564 in a strategic central position. This monumental building boasts an impressive baroque entrance designed in 1652 by Francesco Maria Richini, which opens onto an imposing piazza framed by a double colonnaded loggia. The restoration project will see the launch of a new Portrait, expanding the company’s flagship brand to include a total of 3 hotels following Rome (14 suites) and Florence (37 suites), but much more. The huge building will also host restaurants, a shopping arcade and plenty of space for events, making it a major lifestyle hub in the heart of Milan’s fashion district.
Tucked away within one of Oslo’s oldest neighborhoods and surrounded by 19th century architecture, Sommerro hotel and its 242 rooms will welcome guests into a world of Nordic splendor and decadence. From cosy loft spaces to lavish suites, guestw ill be able to nod off in one of 231 rooms with rich art deco details, oak parquet floors, opulent furniture, plush hand-knotted rugs and indulgent bathrooms. Sommerro will also be home to an innovative Norwegian-Japanese rooftop restaurant and bar. The hotel will pay tribute to Norwegian cultural heritage with original artwork from Norwegian artist Per Krohg.
- Hotel website: Sommerro (opening September 2022)
El Vicenç will be located in Cala Sant Vicenç on the northern coastline of the island. This town boasts four beautiful bays, and the hotel will sit directly on a cove of crystal-clear azure waters. There will be 30 luxurious double rooms, three suites and a Penthouse Suite, all decorated in a fresh Mediterranean style. The rooftop will feature an infinity pool and a spacious terrace and cocktail bar where guests can relax with sweeping views of the Cavall Bernat mountain and stunning waters of the bay. The hotel will offer a wide range of services and amenities including two gastronomic restaurants with a menu of local Mediterranean character created by one of the island’s most respected chefs.
Slated to open late 2022, the Mandarin Oriental Moscow Hotel will have a prime riverfront location on the Sofiyskaya embankment in the heart of the city, directly facing the Kremlin. The hotel will be well located for business and leisure travelers with access to many of the city’s tourist attractions, historic sites and business districts. The boutique property will feature 65 guestrooms and suites, two restaurants, a lounge bar, and spa and wellness facilities including a 25 m (82 ft) indoor swimming pool. The project will also house 137 ‘Residences at Mandarin Oriental’, which will be the first branded luxury residential development in Moscow. Pierre-Yves Rochon Studio has been appointed as the interior designer, alongside Sergey Skuratov Architects.
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Perched in the center of the world-renowned Tel Aviv Promenade, The David Kempinski will set a new benchmark in luxury hospitality in the city. Combining personalized service and sleek interiors that are complemented by the expansive views of the Mediterranean Sea, the hotel will be the newest place to be and be seen in Tel Aviv.The David Kempinski will boast sumptuous rooms and suites, kosher dining experiences, including Whiskey & Cigar Bar, a swimming pool, a luxurious spa and an extensive events space for corporate and social gatherings. Guests will be able to discover the wonders of the ancient city, before returning to The David Kempinski to relax and indulge in its lavish surroundings.
Located within The Avenues, Kuwait’s largest retail, entertainment and lifestyle destination, the prestigious Waldorf Astoria Kuwait will feature 200 contemporary, spacious, and sun-drenched deluxe rooms and suites with panoramic views of the glittering Kuwait City skyline. Guests will enjoy a transformative journey of the senses at this ultra-luxurious property, from world-class dining venues, including the highly-anticipated Japanese restaurant concept, ROKA Kuwait, to the awe-inspiring 13,560 square foot Waldorf Spa. The hotel’s exclusive Club Lounge redefines luxury, combining intimacy and comfort with bespoke service. Meanwhile, beautiful meeting and event spaces — including a spectacular Grand Ballroom — provide idyllic venues for unforgettable celebrations or tailored corporate events.
Jumeirah Muscat Bay will consist of two hotel components, one consisting of 206 rooms and the other of 106 rooms, both located in the picturesque cove of Bandar Jissah, near Qantab, nestled between the Hajjar Mountains and the Gulf of Oman. The resort will lie 15 minutes south of the city center and 40 minutes from Seeb International Airport. The overall development will include a 1,200 m2 Talise spa, a dive center, a wide range of sports and leisure facilities, a selection of restaurants, bars and cafes and a kids club. The resort will also include conference and banquet facilities to cater for Oman’s growing attraction as a destination for conferences, meetings and large scale events. The resort will form part of a larger development that includes high-end residential townhouses and villas, taking advantage of some of the most beautiful, unspoilt coastline in the Middle East.
With open access to all that Atlantis, The Palm has to offer right next door, Atlantis The Royal will be a destination of impossibilities made possible and Located on the crescent of The Palm, this new generation of distinctive luxury will forever change the landscape of Dubai, offering a sophisticated lifestyle with infinite ocean views, lush green spaces, and a playful contrast between fire and water, all encapsulated in dramatic architecture. At The Palm’s most exclusive address, residents will have access to the world’s most renowned chefs, and the fun of Atlantis. The 795-room resort will be housed in three 43-storey towers. Facilities will include 17 restaurants including outposts from blue-chip chefs like Heston Blumenthal and Jose Andres, an enormous spa, an infinity sky pool, and the largest private beach in the United Arab Emirates.
The first One&Only urban hotel – the One&Only One Za’abeel – is due to open in 2022 and will be introduced in Dubai’s latest architectural icon, One Za’abeel, a completely original destination with revolutionary design. A symbol of ambition, innovation and the pioneering spirit of Dubai, One Za’abeel stands tall and proud in the Za’abeel district in the heart of the city, strategically positioned at the crossroads of the old and new business districts of Dubai. The two-tower, high-rise mixed-use development will incorporate One&Only One Za’abeel, luxury residences, serviced apartments, and office spaces, in addition to The Gallery, an opulent retail podium, and a panoramic sky concourse, The Linx, which will connect the two towers of One Za’abeel.
The Chedi Katara Hotel & Resort, Doha, Qatar shall occupy a beachfront setting within the landmark 100-hectare (247 acre) Katara Cultural Village district that includes theaters, concert halls, exhibition galleries, mosques, restaurants, shops, a park and an open amphitheater. With a design that pays homage to the glories of Indian Mughal Architecture and a touch of Ottoman influence, the new Chedi’s principal hotel building will house a lobby lounge with 180° views of the sea, an expansive spa and fitness facility, dining venues, and rooms and suites with terraces and views over the Arabian Gulf and Doha skyline. On the beachfront promenade, a long swimming pool will accent the principal resort building while a second infinity pool will offer a relaxing environment for families.
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Located at the sacred heart of the Muslim world, Jumeirah Jabal Omar, Makkah, has been designed to create a serene, luxurious haven for guests as they experience a deeply significant life event. Playing host to guests as they embark on a life-affirming pilgrimage, the hotel is committed to making guests’ stay as smooth as possible. Jumeirah has created an atmosphere where guests can reconnect with a sense of purpose, at a gateway to one of life’s greatest journeys. Overlooking the Grand Mosque, the property will include 1,033 guest rooms along with 93 villas and will feature a variety of food and beverage offerings, meeting facilities, executive lounge, gymnasium and over 90 retail units throughout the complex.
The Mandarin Oriental Al Faisaliah, Riyadh will be located in the heart of the Central Business District of Riyadh, providing easy access to corporate offices, government buildings, shops, restaurants and cafés. It will form an integral part of the mixed-use Al Faisaliah Centre, designed by Foster & Partners. The hotel will comprises 321 guestrooms and suites, with interiors designed by Adam Tihany Design, New York. The property will include a variety of refreshed restaurants, lounges and bars, including the popular top floor venue which commands outstanding views of the city. An indoor swimming pool, male and female spa areas, and a fitness center will complete the leisure facilities.
Conceived as the ultimate luxury retreat in Bahrain, this sumptuous oasis will feature a total of 78 luxuriously appointed villas with 56 one-bedroom desert pool villas and 22 two-bedroom royal pool villas. Capturing the essence of Arabia, each villa will be designed to incorporate an intimate fusion of traditional Middle Eastern and contemporary Asian architecture. The interior will effortlessly combine arabesque style furnishings with elegant far eastern fabrics. The resort will be home of one of Middle East’s largest spa and hydrotherapy area, including twelve deluxe and four royal spa pavilions, the world’s first garden hammam and a spa hydrothermal garden. Six different F&B outlets will be offered, such as Raffles Long bar and Raffles patisserie concept, reflecting a unique blend of Middle Eastern and Asian cuisine.
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Located about two-and-a-half hours from Durban and four hours from Johannesburg, The Homestead will be located inside the Nambiti Reserve, an ambitious conservation home to the Big 5 game and over 50 species of wildlife in a malaria-free environment. With innovative architecture carefully designed to blend into its surroundings, the retreat will combine 21st century construction technology with 19th century architecture. It will mix sustainable practices with wonderfully attentive service. Each of its six pool suites will come with a beautiful private deck, its own infinity pool and breath-taking views. There will also be six garden suites, designed with families in mind. The Homestead will offer the very best in relaxation and rejuvenation spa treatments, in partnership with world-renowned skincare and body therapy expert Jennifer Eales.
Situated on the private Island of Ilha Caldeira off the coast of Mozambique, Banyan Tree Ilha Caldeira will offer 40 private pool villas with stunning oceanfront views of pristine Indian Ocean, as well as sunrise and sunset views. Thz solar-powered resort will be located inside Africa’s largest marine reserve, where preservation and sustainable sensibilities will touch everything from the beaches and reefs to the signature fish-and-seafood restaurant onsite. The property will also features a Banyan Tree branded spa and offer activities such whale watching, snorkeling, kayaking and more.
The beauty of the Moroccan landscape and culture will be at the center of the experience at The Ritz-Carlton Rabat, Dar es Salam. Landscaped gardens, 440 acres of oak forest and the renowned course at Royal Golf Dar es Salam will set the backdrop for a collection of luxury amenities. Five restaurants and lounges will offer distinct interpretations of local cuisine, and the spa will draw from ancient rituals to offer treatments including the signature hammam. The resort will benefit from 120 guest rooms, 15 one-bedroom and five, two-bedroom villas, expected to appeal to dignitaries and government delegations from around the world.
Set to open in 2022 in Marrakech, Morocco, the new Nobu Hotel will bring a new facet of style and character to the charming and vibrant city. Where rich heritage meets Nobu Hospitality’s contemporary flair, Nobu Hotel Marrakech will be located in the Hivernage district, steps from the historic heart of the city, souks and vibrant Djemaa el-Fna. Transformed into a luxury lifestyle destination, the hotel will house 71 spacious guest rooms and suites, a selection of dynamic dining venues and rooftop spaces, a luxurious spa and fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools and meeting and event space. The hotel is poised to be a true luxury lifestyle destination in the heart of the former imperial city.
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Located in the stylish epicenter of Tamuda Bay on Morocco’s northwestern coast, the St Regis Tamuda Bay will exude Moroccan charm and pay tribute to the Andalusian cultural legacy through elevated design, exceptional service and unique food and beverage offerings. Poised to become the city’s best address, the St. Regis Tamuda Bay will offer easy access to one of the world’s most magnificent beaches. The hotel will include 100 luxuriously-appointed guestrooms and suites with unobstructed sea views and will feature hallmarks of the renowned brand, including the signature St. Regis Butler Service. The resort’s sophisticated culinary offerings will include a specialty restaurant, an all-day dining restaurant featuring a wide range of gourmet selections, and an iconic St. Regis Bar inspired by the King Cole Bar at the brand’s flagship in New York. Leisure facilities will include a spa, pool, and state-of-the-art fitness center.
The Chedi El Gouna, Red Sea, Egypt will open on the foundation of an existing, 86-key charming beachfront property. It will be perfected by The Chedi’s signature Asian aesthetics of timeless design. The Chedi El Gouna marks the third collaboration between the Singapore-based hotel group, GHM, and Switzerland-based Orascom Hotels Management. The two groups came together on an initial effort that resulted in The Chedi Andermatt, which in five years has established itself as one of Switzerland’s most sophisticated resort experiences. Orascom and GHM then teamed up to launch The Chedi Luštica Bay on the coast of Montenegro in 2016. El Gouna is Orascom Development´s flagship town. Its architecture pays homage to the aesthetics of the Nubian village and Egyptian countryside.
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Located in the remote western reaches of the Serengeti, the famous &Beyond Grumeti Serengeti River Lodge will reopen this summer following an extensive rebuild and refurbishment. Due to its far-flung location, there are very few lodges in this pristine section of the park, which means that guests can expect the ultimate in exclusivity. Using the natural bow shape of the river, and paying homage to the circular forms of a traditional Masai manyatta, the lodge’s new design reflect an understated sense of luxury, with a rim-flow swimming pool providing a view of the seasonal hippo pools below. Seemingly floating across the landscape, 10 nostalgically elegant guest suites will offer natural light, an enormous bed, bath, an indoor shower (with a spectacular view), and sparkling private plunge pool. A new family suite will be incorporated featuring a small additional bedroom attached. For a complete cuisine immersion, expect menus that are uncomplicated, easy to eat, fresh, healthy and wholesome.
Mantis Kivu Queen uBuranga will be a floating luxury hotel which will cruise on one of Africa’s great lakes, Lake Kivu in Rwanda. With ten modern cabins, a swimming pool, restaurant, bar, and viewing deck with a hot tub, this unique boat experience will offer a luxury tour in the mild equatorial montane climate. Guest will be able to escape to the onboard wellness center as the boat lays up alongside one of the most biodiverse ecozones of the world – the Albertine rift montane forests. In addition to guided hikes and bird watching, onboard guides will provide insight into the quaint Rwandan villages through a variety of interactions based on culture and cuisine.In line with Mantis’ community and conservation pillars; the Kivu Queen has been created to add value to the environment and communities of Lake Kivu.
The Alila Kothaifaru Maldives hotel is expected to make its debut in early 2022. Prior to Alila’s affiliation with Hyatt, the brand opened Alila Maldives Hadahaa in 2009. Not long after in 2011, Hyatt acquired the management of Alila Hotels and the property was renamed to Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa. Later in 2018, Hyatt brought the management company of Alila properties, Two Roads Hospitality under its umbrella. Surrounded by a stunning house reef, Alila Kothaifaru Maldives will offer guests serenity and adventure in Raa Atoll, a scenic 45-minute seaplane journey from Malé. Guests will also be offered to venture on dive excursions to Hanifaru Bay, a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve during their visit to the island amongst many other soon to be announced leisure activities. There will be a total 80 villas: 36 overwater villas and 44 beachfront villas.
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The 57-key Capella Maldives will be set in the Rah Falhu Huraa lagoon, located in North Male Atoll and accessible by a 45-minute speedboat ride from the Maldives’ main airport. It will be part of the same integrated luxury development which the Ritz-Carlton and Patina will call their home. Designed by renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma and Hong Kong based interior designer Andre Fu, all 64 Sunset Villas, Sunrise Villas, Northern Bay Villas and Southern Ocean Villas will be located on land or overwater, immersed in the beauty of the surrounding lagoon. The resort will feature a signature ocean-front restaurant inspired by modern Asian cuisine, and American steakhouse with chophouse-style dining and Californian wines, and a Michelin-starred Japanese omakase sushi bar.
In 2022, General Hotel Management Ltd (GHM) will bring The Chedi hotel brand to the hospitality market in India’s wealthiest city. The Chedi Mumbai will be situated in close proximity to the Powai region, an area where infrastructure developments, connectivity and social groundwork have laid the foundation for the growth of a diverse expatriate community. Visitors to India’s City of Dreams can look forward to The Chedi Mumbai’s 316 generously sized guestrooms, five outstanding restaurants that will cater to the discerning palates of the well-heeled traveler, extensive meeting facilities with state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and a holistic spa and wellness facility.
From a prime cliff-front location high above sea level, the Waldorf Astoria Bali will offer superb panoramic views of the Indian Ocean all around. In keeping with Waldorf Astoria’s storied history, guests will have a choice of 96 luxurious villas set on a sprawling 13-hectare estate, ranging from one-bedroom villas to six-bedroom suite villas. The master plan for the resort embraces its hilly terrain, and shapes it even further with villas laid out in concentric layers, terracing down the hill to the cliff’s edge. This will allow each villa to retain views of the majestic deep-blue horizon while logically organizing circulation paths. Waldorf Astoria Bali moreover will feature the finest dining experiences including two specialty restaurants and a destination bar. A stunning outdoor sea-facing pool with a beach club, a private beach as well as a health club and spa will be available to guests.
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Jumeirah Bali, located on the southern tip of the exclusive Jimbaran District, will look out onto the pristine sands of the renowned Dreamland surfer’s beach and is adjacent to Bali’s exclusive New Kuta Golf Course. Consisting of 80 spacious hotel suites and 25 private villas, and set amidst lush, tropical gardens, Jumeirah Bali will feature architectural designs reflective of Bali’s rich cultural heritage and will be modelled after an ancient Javanese-Hindu water palace. The resort will offer a variety of fine international and local cuisines in three restaurants. It will offer Jumeirah’s signature Talise Spa and a state-of-the-art fitness center. The resort will also feature an exclusive cliff-top wedding venue that captures stunning sunset views.
The first Kimpton hotel in Southeast Asia, Kimpton Naranta Bali will open in 2022 as the perfect gateway to the Island of the Gods with an unforgettable take on barefoot luxury. The natural beauty of the Nusa Dua coastline and lush volcanic hillsides make for a perfect backdrop to the new resort. Laid back and intimate, edgy and soulful, the luxury boutique resort will feature 50 stunning villas, which embraces freedom and discovery and blends contemporary design, rich textures and earthy tones with traditional Balinese accents. The hotel design will blend with the local Balinese culture, delivering guests a personalized experience that is both authentic and reflective of the ancient culture.
Located in the heart of Jakarta, Park Hyatt Jakarta features a modern interpretation of Indonesia’s rich craftsmanship, traditional techniques and indigenous materials. Through contemporary art and styling elements in the interior spaces, Park Hyatt Jakarta provides a fresh perspective of modern day Indonesia. The property occupies the top 20 floors of a 37 floor mixed-use building development by MNC Land, which ensures panoramic views of the city. Featuring five premium food and beverage outlets, Park Hyatt Jakarta will also bring world-class dining and entertainment options to the city.
SIWA Cliffs will consist of a clifftop club, restaurant, fitness & wellness center, and collection of luxury 2 or 3 bedroom pool villa property located high above the seaside town of Kuta, South Lombok. These sustainably constructed luxury ocean view and Rinjani view properties will be the first part of this boutique wellness destination welcoming guests in 2022. SIWA Cliffs shall feature the best in wellness and entertainment facilities, including a functional training gym, spa, yoga deck, meditation area, and running track to meet your health and fitness needs scheduled for our phase two development. SIWA Club promises to have an eclectic event and artist calendar blending music, arts and local culture into a series of weekly and monthly performances.
Nestled on Lombok’s most pristine beach a mere 40-minute flight from Bali, The Legian Sire, Lombok will be a boutique suite and villa resort with stunning views of the famous Gili Islands. Exuding barefoot luxury, all suites will boast 1,200-square-feet overlooking the ocean, and the resort features large infinity pools. The Club by The Legian Sire will offer highly personalized butler service and a strong sense of exclusivity, with carefully appointed pool villas, eight beachfront villas, and a beach house with direct access to the white sandy beach. A holistic philosophy of bespoke spa treatments, including vitality pools, nutrition and fitness programs, will be tailored to balance the body and soul. The hotel’s three dining venues, including a vegetarian restaurant, will make the most of the hotel’s organic fruit and vegetable gardens. Diving, watersports, surfing, trekking, golfing, and sunset cruises will provide for unforgettable memories.
Ritz-Carlton plans to open in 2022 the first all-villa hotel property in one of China’s earliest UNESCO world heritage sites, Jiuzhaigou Valley. Located on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau in South West China, the property will enjoy striking views close to multi-level waterfalls, blue lakes and verdant forests for which the 72,000-hectare nature reserve and national park is famed. Juizhaigou Valley which translates as the Valley of the Nine Village Forts, is a land of Chinese legend and folklore, with stories of its creation embedded deeply in the customs of the local Qiang and Tibetan tribes. The Ritz-Carlton, Jiuzhaigou, will feature 87 stunning villas with panoramic views over the valley and the snow-capped Min Mountains. The three restaurants and lounges will feature stone-paved terraces with fire pits for evening relaxation.
The Chedi Club and The Chedi Zhudong will stand together as the hospitality anchor to Eutopia, a mountain getaway development one hour by car from Taipei. Located on the border of Shei-Pa National Park in Hsinchu County with a scenic view of the Wuzhi Mountain, the development ranks as one of the largest and most ambitious, licensed hospitality projects ever undertaken in Taiwan. The Chedi Club will feature 25 villas spread throughout a maple forest, each with dedicated staff and butler service. The Chedi Zhudong will feature 92 exclusive suites, each with a view of the nearby Wuzhi Mountain. An interactive dining concept will be incorporated into the hotel’s food and beverage offering while amenities such as spa and health club facilities, and an enormous infinity pool add a touch of luxury to this development.
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InterContinental Chiang Mai Mae Ping, a conversion of the prestigious Imperial Mae Ping Hotel, is expected to open in 2021 and will continue its extension with full operations in 2022, and aims to set new hospitality benchmark in Chiang Mai. The Imperial Mae Ping Hotel has long been in the forefront of Chiang Mai’s hospitality scene throughout its more than 30 years of operation, welcoming many prominent guests including royal family members, heads of state and celebrities from across the world. The hotel will portray the timeless and lavish beauty of the Lanna era with a modern luxury essence. Located in downtown Chiangmai near the famous Chiang Mai Night Bazaar, the hotel will feature six food and beverage outlets and a holistic Lanna Spa.
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The Langham Gold Coast will feature 169 well-appointed rooms and suites; the group will also manage the Jewel Residences by The Langham which consists of 170 serviced apartments designed and built to the award-winning brand’s exacting specifications. With their prime location on the beachfront in Surfers Paradise, the hotel and serviced apartments are in the central and tallest of the three landmark towers of the Jewel development. The grand structure and shimmering exterior of the Jewel are reminiscent of three colossal quartz crystals, visible for miles from the Nerang River to the Gold Coast hinterland. The crystalline forms of the towers are inspired by the gemstone shards discovered in the region which dates back thousands of years. The property will feature restaurants, a casual “grab and go” café, a lobby lounge, a pool bar and a podium sky terrace with bar overlooking the ocean. On the wellness front, Chuan Spa will offer treatments inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) philosophies in a tranquil, meditative setting.
The Ritz-Carlton Melbourne will be the centerpiece of an urban mixed-use project in the central business district which will include residential apartments and retail shopping. Destined to be an attraction in its own right as the tallest hotel in Australia, upon arrival guests will enter the hotel lobby via the porte-cochere and take a direct elevator straight to the hotel‘s sky check-in on level 79, offering panoramic views across Melbourne’s CBD and beyond. Featuring 263 luxury hotel suites with quality finishes and furniture, guests will enjoy state-of-the-art bathrooms, breathtaking views, and luxurious amenities including day spa, restaurants and bars, concierge services, function rooms, business center, 500-seat grand ballroom, and outdoor garden terrace.
Just a 90 minute drive or a 20 minute charter flight south west of Darwin, Finniss River Lodge will be easily accessible from Australian capital cities in a day, making it ideal for a quick escape or part of a longer itinerary. Overlooking a landscape of grassland, there will be just 6 exclusive suites, assuring guests of a personalized stay and the highest caliber service. A stylish restaurant and bar with breathtaking views over the horizon pool and wetlands will feature stunning dishes made from local produce enhanced by an every changing wine list, boutique beers and spirits. Stays at Finniss River Lodge will include two guided, on-property outings, such as superb birdwatching, exceptional barramundi fishing and the chance to immerse in the indigenous culture at nearby Litchfield National Park.