Across the globe, dozens of exciting latest hotels are able to welcome guests in 2023. Luxury is a buzzword regardless of the budget, and cities – particularly Paris and Milan – are having a moment. Here Sarah Turner picks her best from the Alps, Athens and Australia to Majorca, Mexico and Tangier.
When the primary dump of snow arrives within the Alps, a pair of Swiss charmers shall be ready and waiting for each skiers and apres-skiers alike.
Faern Arosa Altein, in Graubunden, and Faern Crans-Montana, in Valais, each have indoor and outdoor pools when you would slightly swim than ski, and speakeasy-inspired bars when you’d prefer to while away the hours over a cocktail.
The interiors could also be Seventies-inspired, but don’t expect cheesy. As an alternative, the decor is elegant and unstuffy, with wood and wealthy leathers, the right setting to benefit from the all-day dining and soak up the views.
Across the globe, dozens of exciting latest hotels are able to welcome guests in 2023 – including the Seventies-inspired Faern Arosa Altein, pictured, in Switzerland’s Graubunden region
Each hotels let you ski directly from the door. In summer they provide an awesome climbing base for individuals who would slightly not swelter by the Med. B&B doubles cost from £365 per night (faernresorts.com).
In the event you would slightly swap the slopes for a stroll along the Seine, springtime in Paris sees the opening of the Hotel Dame des Arts, a homage to the French latest wave of film-makers within the Fifties.
Situated on the bohemian Left Bank – naturellement – inside you’ll discover a Fifties-inspired restaurant and bar plus 109 rooms. Spread over eight floors, the hotel offers spectacular views over the City of Light.
Springtime in Paris sees the opening of the Hotel Dame des Arts (above), a homage to the French latest wave of film-makers within the Fifties
Head to the rooftop bar, where a DJ will provide the soundtrack when you sip bespoke cocktails and revel in views that may very well be the backdrop to your very own film noir. B&B doubles cost from £330 per night (damedesarts.com/en).
Across the river, in an authentic Le Marais mansion, Le Grand Mazarin will immerse guests in classic Gallic glam. Interior designer Martin Brudnizki shows off loads of wit in his reimagining of a Parisian literary salon, complete with daring prints, eclectic art and opulent fabrics. B&B doubles cost from £560 per night (legrandmazarin.com).
For many who enjoy French wine but seek more of an escapist retreat, head to the Como Hotel Montrachet in Burgundy. On the sting of the gorgeous village of Puligny Montrachet, this chateau allows budding wine experts to dive into vineyards while also having fun with the hotel’s luxury wellness treatments and sculptural pools (comohotels.com).
Latest Parisian hotel Le Grand Mazarin (pictured) will immerse guests in classic Gallic glam
For many who enjoy French wine but seek more of an escapist retreat, head to the Como Hotel Montrachet (pictured) in Burgundy
In Italy, Bulgari – that the majority Italian of jewelry brands – is soon to showcase its glamour in a latest Rome hotel.
A Nineteen Thirties constructing within the decidedly chic Campo Marzio neighbourhood, the hotel will offer 100 rooms and suites, a restaurant helmed by Michelin-starred chef Niko Romito and a library dedicated to the history of jewelry. In the event you get inspired, there’s a Bulgari store just across the corner (bulgarihotels.com).
Just opened in Milan is Portrait Milano, a sixteenth Century former seminary. Undergo a baroque archway and upstairs to find 73 rooms and suites while the bottom floor, the brand new Piazza del Quadrilatero, will host restaurants, boutiques and a spa with pool, in the center of the style district. B&B doubles from £680 per night (lungarnocollection.com/portrait-milano-hotel).
In Italy, Bulgari – that the majority Italian of jewelry brands – is soon to showcase its glamour in a latest Rome hotel (above)
Just opened in Milan is Portrait Milano, a sixteenth Century former seminary in the center of the style district. Pictured is the hotel’s indoor pool
Portrait Milano features 73 rooms and suites, with B&B doubles from £680 per night
With art fairs and latest, very on-trend beach clubs, the Italian island of Capri is now as fashionable because it was within the Fifties when Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn strolled through the Piazzetta. This spring the Oetker Collection will have the opportunity to indicate off its renovation of the historic La Palma hotel.
There shall be 50 rooms and suites that look out on to the gorgeous Tyrrhenian Sea. The views must be amazing, the food and atmosphere resolutely Italian Majorca may also see a cluster of hotels open their doors.
Come August, guests can check in to Richard Branson’s restored finca, Son Bunyola hotel, to the west of Palma. Honeymooners should head to the thirteenth Century towers, which have been transformed into chic rooms with views over the 810-acre estate, its olive, almond and citrus groves and the ocean beyond.
This spring the Oetker Collection will have the opportunity to indicate off its renovation of the historic La Palma hotel on the Italian island of Capri (pictured)
B&B doubles from £516 per night (virginlimitededition.com).
In June, the Ikos Porto Petro will open on the south-east coast. Caught between two coves – Calo des Homes Morts and Calo de Sa Torre – the luxurious hotel offers 319 bedrooms, suites and villas alongside five restaurants. All-inclusive doubles cost from £516 per night (ikosresorts.com).
For the glamorous experience of Ikos resorts at a lower cost, the Ikos Odisia in Corfu opens in May. It should have ten heated outdoor and indoor pools, menus created by Michelin-star chefs and spa treatments by luxurious French cosmetic company Anne Semonin Paris.
All-inclusive doubles cost from £297 per night (ikosresorts.com).
In June, the Ikos Porto Petro (pictured above) will open on the south-east coast of Majorca
Caught between two coves – Calo des Homes Morts and Calo de Sa Torre – luxury hotel Ikos Porto Petro offers 319 bedrooms, suites and villas alongside five restaurants
All-inclusive doubles cost from £516 per night at Ikos Porto Petro
Ikos Odisia – which offers the glamorous experience of Ikos resorts at a lower cost – opens in Corfu next May
Melides, a tiny coastal village in Portugal’s Alentejo region will soon hit the style headlines as cult shoe designer Christian Louboutin opens a hotel, Vermelho, named after the color that adorns the soles of his creations. Don’t pack your stilettos, though, as this 15-room charmer is ready to be low-key and beach-focused (vermelhohotel.com).
For those trying to immerse themselves in bustling culture and centuries of history, Tangier in Morocco has souks, bazaars, the medina – a fifteenth Century fortress housing a labyrinth of alleyways – and beaches.
The Fairmont Tazi Palace Tangier, occupying an impressive Nineteen Twenties mansion, opened its 133 rooms in November.
Its hillside position gives spectacular views of the town, and the central pool means you may make the most of the temperature – which is mild even in winter. It’s family-friendly too, with a kids’ club and babysitting services. Room-only doubles cost from £253 per night (fairmont.com).
Within the Caribbean, Sandals will open luxury hotel Dunn’s River in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, in May. It should boast seven pools, including two winding river pools that let you swim on to your suite’s terrace. There, you may be met by your personal butler. You too can splash around with the free watersports on offer, including scuba-diving. Seven nights cost from £2,615pp, including flights and transfers (sandals.co.uk).
Sandals will open the luxurious hotel Dunn’s River (shown within the rendering above) in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, in May
Sandals’ Dunn’s River (rendering above) will boast seven pools, including two winding river pools that let you swim on to your suite’s terrace
On Jost van Dyke within the British Virgin Islands, the recently opened, swanky but low-key Hideout White Bay updates the beach-shack experience to an opulent retreat.
It has just seven villas, each with a personal plunge pool, and sits adjoining to Hendo’s Hideout restaurant, whose menu of local dishes includes straight-from-the-sea lobster. B&B doubles cost from £548 per night (thehideoutbvi.com).
Dominica won’t do classic Caribbean beaches but its lush interior attracts tropical birds and tourists in the hunt for unspoiled nature.
On Jost van Dyke within the British Virgin Islands, the recently opened Hideout White Bay (pictured) updates the beach-shack experience to an opulent retreat
The swanky but low-key Hideout White Bay has just seven villas, each with a personal plunge pool
Coulibri Ridge is off-grid but doesn’t stint on the comforts with solar panels powering the spa and providing high-speed wi-fi, and purified rainwater filling the swimming pools and supplying the drinking water. B&B doubles cost from £660 per night (coulibriridge.com).
Valle de Guadalupe is Mexico’s wine country, in addition to famed for its Baja Med cuisine. In time for the autumn harvest, Banyan Tree Valle de Guadalupe is ready to open. The local culinary scene shall be on show in five food and drinks venues, and spa treatments include local ingredients similar to white sage, all grown in its on-site garden (banyantree.com).
In the event you wish to travel further afield, Ballarat is one in all Australia’s most beautiful small cities. The Hotel Vera mines its nineteenth Century charm, with just seven immaculately designed suites in a historic medical constructing. It also has a 14-seat fine-dining restaurant, headed by a Michelin-standard chef. B&B doubles cost from £405 per night (hotelballarat.com.au).
Valle de Guadalupe is Mexico’s wine country, in addition to famed for its Baja Med cuisine. Explore this culinary scene with the brand new Banyan Tree Valle de Guadalupe hotel (above) as your base
In Kenya, luxury safari lodges mix an exciting experience with opulent interiors. J. W. Marriott’s first camp, the Masai Mara Lodge, is positioned on the banks of the River Talek and incorporates just 20 luxury tents, all elegantly designed to make sure you get a great night’s sleep before exploring the reserve. All-inclusive costs from £1,500pp per night (marriott.com).
Otherwise, the ten-lodge Angama Amboseli opens in November and boasts views of Mount Kilimanjaro and a likelihood to view a few of Africa’s few remaining super-tusker elephants. Special offers from £700pp per night (angama.com).
There’s loads of verve within the Far East, too. Designer Bill Bensley references Hanoi’s Nineteen Twenties glam within the just-opened Capella Hanoi.
Expect gilded, pink-marble bathrooms, an indoor pool and ‘curatists’ who will provide help to explore the fascinating city. B&B doubles cost from £388 per night (capellahotels.com/en/capella-hanoi).
The sleek latest hotel Bellustar, pictured, shall be opening in the stylish Shinjuku district of Tokyo next May
May will see a superb double hotel opening in the stylish Shinjuku district of Tokyo. With 635 rooms in total, 97 shall be within the sleek Bellustar while the remaining will belong to the budget-minded Hotel Groove. The hotels join at a Forty seventh-floor spa and a restaurant area.
Room-only doubles at Hotel Groove from £200, and Bellustar room-only doubles from £686 (tokyuhotels.co.jp).
Unless otherwise specified, hotels have yet to substantiate their rates.
NEW YORK GOES GLAM WHILE DOLLY KEEPS IT HOMELY – AMERICA’S HOTEL HOT LIST FOR 2023
Across the Atlantic, Latest York, which was hit hard by Covid, is now showing real signs of recovery. The Fifth Avenue Hotel opens in March, with glamorous interiors set to move you straight to the Gilded Age. Room-only doubles from £787 per night (thefifthavenuehotel.com).
A number of blocks away, Virgin Latest York will open early next yr at 1227 Broadway with each inexpensive chambers and glammed-up suites.
There’s also a sky loft on the thirty eighth floor, with 30ft windows and an statement deck. Room only doubles cost from £247 per night (virginhotels.com).
Virgin Latest York (shown within the rendering above) will open early next yr at 1227 Broadway with each inexpensive chambers and glammed-up suites
Dolly Parton is opening HeartSong Lodge (rendering above) in her Tennessee amusement park, Dollywood
The Corinthia hospitality group is celebrating its a hundredth anniversary with a takeover of the classic Surrey Hotel overlooking Central Park (corinthia.com).
In the event you’re in search of some Southern hospitality, the country-and-western legend Dolly Parton is opening HeartSong Lodge in her own amusement park, Dollywood, in Tennessee.
Though you’ll need to wait until autumn to book in, its Smoky Mountains location shall be superb at the moment of yr (dollywood.com).
In California, the enduring Georgian hotel in Santa Monica is ready to reopen after renovation. Room-only doubles cost from £768 per night (georgianhotel.com).
Enjoy some Southern hospitality at HeartSong Lodge when it opens for bookings next autumn (rendering above)