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The Best New Hotel Openings in 2017

The Best New Hotel Openings in 2017 Published on .

Los Alcobas Napa Valley

2017 has been a big year so far for new hotels opening around the world, and it’s not over yet! From major business hubs, to remote holiday locations, and everything in between, it’s been a fantastic year to travel to our favourite locations that have grown, and to discover new favourites along the way.

Let’s take a look back over the year at some of the fantastic new properties we’ve discovered… and a look at what’s still to come!

January

Los Alcobas Napa Valley

Los Alcobas in Napa Valley, USA

Located at the north end of the Napa Valley in the small town of St Helena, the adults only Los Alcobas encompasses all that is great about the wine region. With stunning views over vineyards from private outdoor terraces, the hotel is also noted for it’s exceptional spa facilities and award-winning restaurant.

February

Pendry San Diego

Pendry in San Diego, USA

In the heart of the San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter, the Pendry Hotel is a stylish blend of classic Southern Californian influences and modern luxuries. With spa facilities, a fitness centre, and a rooftop pool, this hotel is a great addition to the San Diego city centre.

March

The Silo Cape Town

The Silo in Cape Town, South Africa

Towering above the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, The Silo has become the city’s most boutique hotel. With only 28 rooms located in the old grain silo above the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, the hotel offers spectacular views of the water, city, and Table Mountain from its rooms, restaurant, and rooftop pool.

April

Sao Paulo

Palacio Tangara in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Need to be close to the city centre of Sao Paulo but want a retreat from the hustle and bustle? The Palacio Tangara was built in the heart of the beautiful Burle Marx Park and every room and suite offers fantastic views over the landscape.

May

Kerry Hotel Shanghai

Kerry Hotel in Hong Kong, China

The Kerry Hotel has the enviable location on the waterfront of Kowloon in Hong Kong. Operated by Shangri-La, the hotel is classed as a city centre resort and comes with exceptional facilities and service, including a grand ballroom with room for 1,000 guests under a ceiling dripping with 20,000 rock crystals!

June

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Los Angeles

Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills in California, USA

With every room having unobstructed views over Los Angeles, the Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills is the first for the chain in Los Angeles and on the west coast of the USA. Hotly anticipated, the hotel offers 170 rooms and 51 suites, three of which have private plunge pools, as well as a La Prairie Spa and a restaurant by Michelin-star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

July

W Shanghai - The Bund

W Shanghai – The Bund in Shanghai, China

Blending the W’s eclectic aesthetic with traditional Shanghai decor, the W Shanghai – The Bund is situated on the banks of the Huangpu River in one of the best locations in the city. Including a sprawling outdoor pool and lounge, and the W’s signature AWAY Spa, this Starwood property is the perfect place for a Shanghai break!

August

Capella Shanghai

Capella in Shanghai, China

Originally built in the 1930’s, and located within the cultural preservation zone of Shanghai’s Xuhui District, Capella Shanghai will be the only all-villa Shanghai resort in the last remaining cluster of historical “shikumen” (stone warehouse gate) estate.

September

Moxy Times Square New York

Moxy NYC Times Square in New York, USA

In the heart of Times Square, The Moxy Times Square is New York City’s latest hotel and encapsulates the energy and vibrancy of this fascinating city. Contemporary and innovative, it may not be the property for everyone but the playful design and facilities such as the rooftop lounge mean it appeals to the young and the young at heart alike!

October

Wild Coast Lodge Sri Lanka

Wild Coast Lodge in Yala, Sri Lanka

“Where the Indian Ocean meets the jungle” is the perfect description of Wild Coast Lodge in Sri Lanka. Located next to Yala National Park with it’s dense population of leopards, it is the perfect place for safaris outside of Africa. The 22 individual luxury “cocoon tents” offer unparalleled animal encounters from your back deck, making a great place to get off-the-beaten-track while having all the comforts of a world class hotel inside.

November

Rosewood Phuket

Rosewood in Phuket, Thailand

In the secluded Emerald Bay, the new Rosewood Phuket property blends into the hillside forest landscape while offering uninterrupted views of the Andaman Sea. With 4 restaurants, a spa and fitness centre, infinity pool, and 600m of stunning beachfront, Rosewood is providing visitors a true luxury option in the island paradise of Phuket.

December

Shangri-La Colombo Sri Lanka

Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka

In the capital of Colombo, Sri Lanka, between the Galle Fort beach promenade and Beira Lake, The new Shangri-La Hotel offers uninterrupted views of the Indian Ocean. With some of the finest, most modern accommodation in the country in its 500 luxurious guest rooms and suites, the hotel will also include fantastic dining options, world class spa and fitness facilities, and one of the largest pools in the city.

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