With the new year comes New Year’s resolutions. With the whole world as an option, how do you decide exactly where to book your next getaway? Well, how about booking a stay at a hotel that’s not even open yet? It seems in some way that the latest hospitality trends 2018 has some resolutions of its own as some luxury properties are set to debut this year. Book a room at one of these 10 of the most highly-anticipated luxury hotels opening in 2018 around the world. Luxury lifestyle it is guaranteed!
The Dixon, London, UK
Located in Tower Bridge on Tooley St., an area which is considered the heart of artistic creativity, The Dixon is set to be London’s newest boutique hotel. The focus of both the aesthetic and amenities will focus on art, heritage, culture, and design. Local artists’ work is a highlight in all spaces throughout. We’re all waiting for how will this stylish luxury hotel.
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Belmond Cadogan Hotel, London, UK
Get ready to be spellbound by Belmond Cadogan Hotel! Now undergoing careful renovation, it will emerge in 2018 as a sumptuous sanctuary that honors its rich heritage under the Belmond umbrella. Working in tandem with Belmond and Blair Associates Architects, Cadogan Estates is funding the redevelopment, which includes the complete refurbishment of all public areas and the reconfiguration of 64 keys to 54 in order to accommodate demand from luxury travelers for larger junior suites and suites. The interior design project is being carried out by the London office of GA Design International, experts in international luxury hospitality design. Built-in 1887 in the Queen Anne style, The Cadogan has played an integral role in the social history of the Kensington and Chelsea area.
Fairmont Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Located just north of the city, Fairmont Riyadh, Business Gate will be part of a new mixed-use development project comprising the hotel, a convention center and commercial real estate space that will house multinational corporations as well as regional companies.The hotel will feature 298 spacious guestrooms, including Fairmont Gold. Guests will enjoy a selection of dining venues as well as spa and fitness facilities. The convention center comprises 5,000 square meters of meeting and function space.
MGM Cotai, Macao, China
The MGM Cotai marks the first hotel to open since Macao was designated a UNESCO Creative City for Gastronomy. While it is the second MGM hotel in Macao, it’s set to be even more impressive with the main entrance decorated with the largest lion in the MGM collection and gilded entirely in gold leaf. The hotel itself is designed to look like a tiered gold, silver, and bronze jewelry box and will have a strong culinary focus, kicking off with an impressive lineup of internationally celebrated chefs such as Janice Wong.
Baglioni Resort Maldives
The latest property from luxury hospitality group Baglioni is set to open this summer in the paradisiacal Maldives. Located on the secluded private island of Maagau, the resort will feature will 96 garden, beach and over-water villas, including a two-story, three-bedroom villa, four restaurants, kids club, dive center, sports activities and excursions, such as a trip to the local village of goldsmiths, sunset fishing, and scuba diving.
Conrad Bengaluru, India
Known as the “Silicon Valley of India,” Bengaluru is quickly becoming the heart of the business, art, and entertainment and the new Conrad Bengaluru will be located in the center of it all. Overlooking the iconic Ulsoor/Halasuru Lake, the luxury property will blend old-world details with modern amenities highlighting the changing local environment.
Downtown Camper by Scandic, Stockholm, Sweden
This hotel is set to make you rethink your traditional accommodations. Downtown Camper prides itself on being a community and helping guests make connections with each other. So, the 494 rooms can be joined together with a communal space to offer a more social hotel experience for larger groups. For group activities, you can head up to The Nest, the hotel’s rooftop retreat, where they will offer yoga classes, an outdoor pool, experience showers, mindfulness classes, and more.
The Retreat at the Blue Lagoon, Iceland
Want to be famous on Instagram? Book a stay at the Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland and share with your friends what Nature is offering you! The new property will feature 62 guest suites situated in the lava, surrounded by the famous mineral-rich waters and all with floor-to-ceiling windows of the incredible views. The terraces will even give access to the geothermal waters below.
Montage Resort and Residences, Los Cabos, Mexico
Montage resorts are situated all over the U.S., but this will be the first international property of the brand. Opening in May, the luxury property will have over 120 guest rooms on almost 40 acres along Santa Maria Bay. The area is known for its amazing diving, or you can simply lounge by the 20,000-square-foot pool spanning two levels.
The Chedi Lustica Bay, Montenegro
Located on the coast Montenegro at Luštica Bay with stunning views of the Adriatic Sea, The Chedi Luštica Bay will be GHM’s second European property. The Chedi Luštica Bay will be the largest 5-star hotel in the Boka Bay, offering 110 guestrooms, two restaurants, and a bar, conference rooms, and a business center, along with an outdoor pool, spa and fitness center, an indoor heated pool, gymnasium and ancillary facilities. Not only is the iconic Chedi brand the first of seven hotels to be constructed in Luštica Bay, it will be the first to be constructed over an expansive area of 7 million square meters to form a new town.
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