The hotel’s resort-style pool deck feels like an escape from the city, and is ideal for a recharge, whether it was a night of honky tonk, whiskey, or hot chicken — or all of the above — that did you in.
Los Angeles, USA
Immersive Frank Gehry architecture and not one, not two, but a full fleet of five Jose Andres dining concepts.
Washington D.C., USA
A rooftop bar and lounge with killer views of the District and a pool deck are the type of features that will have you eager to return to after a day of touring.
Medano Beach, Mexico
Bring a few friends and upgrade to the two-bedroom The Land’s End Suite in the Corazón tower, with perks such as a private hot tub on its enormous ocean-view balcony.
São Paulo, Brazil
The hotel is designed as an urban retreat, and an escape from the often business-first sensibilities of the bustling city, with a well-equipped spa and fitness center, all-season pool and cocktail-centric bar and lounge.
Equine activities are at the heart of Cashel Palace’s offerings. You can take mountain horse treks, try your hand at the equestrian center or sign up for the Racing Royalty experience for a behind the scenes look at Coolmore Stud, the breeding operation of the Magnier family which owns the property.
Renowned interior designer Jacques Garcia was responsible for bringing the chateau back in all its glory, with an elaborate collection of period furnishings and artwork.
The hotel has its own record label, collaborating with musicians to create unique lineups of music performances and DJs, and leans into its edge with features such as a rockstar-esque Come Play Suite, inviting guests to explore the hotel’s “wild side.” You’ll have to see for yourself..
Head chef Jonny Wright puts forth the best of Scottish produce and ingredients, with standouts including an epic Sunday Roast and a decadent dessert trolley.
The hotel draws aesthetic inspiration from traditional coastal villages, with features such as a village square, Thai architecture and an oceanfront seafood grill.
Koh Samui, Thailand
The beach club is called SEEN, if you’re getting a sense of the experience. As a guest, you’ll get priority access to the already highly touted pool parties.
The property’s touted “naked experience” is all about removing distractions and connecting with nature. But with a secluded villa and private pool to yourself, feel free to interpret as you please.
Travel was back in a big way in 2022. And for those looking to hit the road, or take to the skies, in search of somewhere fresh, new and exciting to visit, there wasn’t a better year in recent history. Not only were we all jonesing for a much-needed fix, but a slew of pandemic-delayed hotels made their long-awaited debuts, joining the ranks of hundreds of hyped new projects, from beautiful boutiques to mega resorts, that opened during the past 12 months. We’re not going to list them all here, because what would be the point of that? Instead, we’ve selected the best of the best, our hand-picked favorites, a nice round number of the 62 best new hotel openings in 2022. The rules were simple: we skew to the luxury side of things, and so do the hotels, and the property needed to open during the calendar year.