What do you get when you combine the innovation of boutique hotel expert Ian Schrager and the expertise of global hospitality Marriott International? The answer is an ambitious luxury brand that keeps on growing, and with 8 new properties across three continents, and many more in the pipeline, 2018 was a pivotal moment for EDITION. Saying this, Design Contract shares with you 8 luxury boutique Hotel Edition you should visit before 2019 comes, strengthening Hotel Edition position as a global luxury lifestyle hotel brand!
Following The Sanya EDITION’s launch in December 2016, EDITION’s expanded its Asian presence in Shanghai and Bangkok. In addition, the brand’s second and third European hotels are set in Bodrum and Barcelona. EDITION will launch its first outpost in the Middle East in Abu Dhabi, whilst EDITION’s plans to increase its US presence with two properties located in New York’s Times Square and West Hollywood.
The brand’s rapid expansion is expected to continue with the addition of nine further hotel launches planned across five continents by 2020, reaching a 20-strong property portfolio by the end of the decade and many more to come.
The Shanghai EDITION
The Shanghai EDITION, to be located at the northeast corner of Nanjing Road East and Henan Road in Puxi, West of Huangpu River and just a 5-minute walk from The Bund, is a unique combination of two separate towers featuring 147 guest rooms. The hotel’s design includes 10 levels of public space including 5 meeting studios and 2 forums, totaling over 2,800 sq. ft.
Food and beverage outlets include a signature Japanese restaurant on the 23rd floor, a Cantonese dining venue featuring 5 private dining rooms, an all-day dining venue, a lobby bar, a member’s club bar with a screening room, an indoor nightlife venue and a rooftop bar.
The Bodrum EDITION
The Bodrum EDITION will be located just 3 kilometers from Plamarina in Yalikavak at the western point of the Bodrum peninsula. The hotel features 99 guest rooms, suites and villas all with views of the Aegean Sea — some with private pools, balconies and gardens.
The hotel’s design includes an infinity pool, garden lounge, state-of-the-art spa facilities with Turkish Hammam and fitness center, kids’ club and an exclusive beach club with a jetty that houses private cabanas. Unique food and beverage outlets include a library bar, gourmet specialty grill overlooking the bay, nightclub, and an all-day dining venue. The hotel also has over 4,000 sq. ft. of indoor/outdoor meeting and event space including meeting studios, a ballroom, and boardroom.
The Times Square EDITION
The Times Square EDITION, to be located at 701 Seventh Avenue on the corner of 47th Street, features 457 guest rooms with four levels of public space including a 5,000 sq. ft. performance venue, a 1,900 sq. ft. meeting studio, state-of-the-art fitness center and a lobby lounge at check-in level.
The hotel also boasts distinctive food and beverage outlets including a signature restaurant leading out onto a 5,800 sq. ft. beer garden and event deck overlooking Times Square, and an all-day dining venue also featuring terraces with views of Times Square.
The Barcelona EDITION
The Barcelona EDITION will be located in the Ciutat Vella District on the edge of El Born District, only 15 minutes from the beach. The hotel features 100 guest rooms, a signature restaurant, lobby bar/café., Sky bar, swimming pool and state-of-the-art fitness center and a nightclub.
The Bangkok EDITION
Known as Thailand’s tallest building, The Bangkok EDITION will be located along Narathiwat Road, close to North Sathorn Road junction. The hotel features 155 guest rooms and 5 levels of public space, offering over 5,500 sq. ft. of combined meeting space including a boardroom, main function room, and outdoor banquet terrace.
Food and beverage outlets include two signature restaurants, a lobby bar, and pool bar. A pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and spa with 4 treatment rooms will also be available for hotel guests.
The Abu Dhabi EDITION
The Abu Dhabi EDITION will be situated in the downtown district on the waterfront of Al Bateen in the Abu Dhabi Marina. The hotel features 244 guest rooms and 57 exclusive residences. Unique food and beverage outlets include 2 signature restaurants, a gourmet market, lobby bar, tea lounge, pool bar and 3-story nightclub.
A pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and spa with 7 treatment rooms are also available for hotel guests. The hotel also has over 107k sq. ft. of meeting and event space including several meeting studios, ballrooms, and boardrooms.
The West Hollywood EDITION
The West Hollywood EDITION, to be located at 9040 West Sunset Boulevard on the east corner of West Sunset Blvd. and North Doheny Drive, features 190 guest rooms, 20 luxury residences, and over 5,200 sq. ft. of meeting space.
Food and beverage outlets include a signature restaurant, a lobby lounge, rooftop venue and a nightclub/bar. Also available will be a rooftop pool/pool deck and a 4-treatment room spa.
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