New, Luxurious, and Lavish! The best for the best!
Sometimes, new isn't always better. But when it comes to big brand names, luxury, and absolute creative style and design skills, there's nothing better than stepping into a lavish new hotel. And that's why we're so impressed with the latest hotels to come out of 2023.
Travellers, businessmen, adventurous individuals, couples, and lovely ladies, if you'll be visiting any of these locations in 2023 and beyond, we are envious! They look entirely swoon-worthy, and full of new, exciting energy.
Change up your routine in a different city by treating yourself (and your Aphrodite escort) to one or more of these new luxury hotels open in 2023.
London... the place that's brimming with potential. A melting pot of different cultures and amazing historical landmarks. Visiting this thriving city soon? There are three brand new luxury hotels opening in London in 2023!
The very first Raffles property to open in London can be found within the Old War Office, which was built in 1906, on the corner of Whitehall and Horse Guards Avenue. This historic site has seen the likes of many famous individuals such as Sir Winston Churchill and Ian Fleming. It was also the location of many of the Bond movies! This alone makes the space intriguing.
Inside, you'll find 120 rooms and suites which have been designed by French architect and interior designer, Thierry Despont. It offers nine restaurants and three bars (overseen by world-class chefs), a luxurious spa, a 20-metre indoor swimming pool, vitality pool, sauna and steam rooms, as well as a gym and a movement studio. Raffles London can also accommodate for private events, such as lavish weddings or business meetings. It has a 600-person space (with access via the grand marbled central staircase), and six additional meeting rooms. A diverse and spectacular hotel in London.
With sweeping views across Hyde Park and Wellington Arch, The Peninsula London can be found in the heart of Belgravia. The brand itself, The Peninsula, is award-winning, and can be found in many cities across the world, known for its signature luxury. In other words, to stay at The Peninsula in London will most certainly be a good idea.
This particular The Peninsula will boast its five-start experience with excellent British culture, art, and cuisine. Here, you'll be treated to a large inner courtyard, destination restaurants, a gorgeous spa, nine boutiques for luxurious shopping, and a grand ballroom for glamorous events. It has 131 guest rooms and 59 suites with floor-to-ceiling windows, cutting edge technology, and incredible interiors done by designers of interiors, Peter Marino. There too will be 25 luxury residences for those seeking the good life 24/7.
This is not the first of its kind in London. In fact, this aparthotel is the sixth, and latest, Locke hotel to open in London, with the brand expanding into the city's Kensington and Chelsea area. To be more specific, you'll find the Kensington Locke on the historic Cromwell Road, a stone throw away from some of London's iconic attractions. Designed by London-based architects, you'll be inspired by the beautiful, authentic, and liveable spaces for both visiting guests and locals. It has a mid-century aesthetic and a contemporary approach for the modern traveller.
The Kensington Locke has 121 apartments, from studios to one-bedroom and two-bedroom open-plan spaces. The shared space is comprised of lush green gardens, a stunning bar, restaurant, private meeting areas, and a co-working space.
Rome, the city of love, lust, and good food! This capital city of Italy has an array of famous landmarks that are a must-see, such as the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museums. They too have some stunning hotels to offer. one of which is brand new...
EDITION offers sophisticated, stylish, unique, and luxury boutique hotels across the world. And now, it's expanded to open its very first hotel in Italy! In Rome, you can enjoy The Rome EDITION experience that is its designs, vibe, and luxury. It can be found a mere few steps from Via Veneto and Bernini's Tritone Fountain in Piazza Barberini. And from here, you'll be able to see some of Rome's best sites. A combination of modern luxury and history, the hotel itself is housed within a historically striking building.
The Rome EDITION hotel has 93 guest rooms and suites, including two Penthouses that come with their own private terrace. It will also have one of their signature restaurants with an outdoor dining space, a Punch Room Bar for drinks and cocktails, and a Rooftop Terrace for seasonal bites and impeccable views of the city. It also has an indoor and outdoor event space for private gatherings, a rooftop pool, a gym, and two spas.
Vienna sits pretty on the Danube River and is Austria's capital city. And because many artists and intellectual individuals once called this city home, such as Mozart, Beethoven, and Sigmund Freud, Vienna has really been shaped accordingly. Here, you'll find a mixture of historic and contemporary buildings, as well as some tremendous hotels.
You'll be so impressed with Vienna's newest luxury hotel, The Mandarin Oriental, as it once was a century-old former courthouse. Today, it embodies the spirit of Vienna with its fusion of history and modernity. The hotel's beautiful interior has been designed by Goddard Littlefair, and is a bashful clash of modernity, playfulness, and sophistication.
Inside, you'll find 150 suites and additional hotel residences, as well as a lobby lounge, private meeting rooms, a swimming pool, fitness centre, a central courtyard, a restaurant, bar, an outdoor garden, a spa, and a gym. You'll also have easy access to some of Vienna's top sites, such as Stephansplatz and St. Stephan's Cathedral, which is a six-minute walk away from the hotel, and the Vienna State Opera, which is a 12-minute walk.
Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland, is well-known as being the financial capital of the country, with many successful businessmen and travellers passing through year-in-and-year-out. What's an essential part of any bit of travel? A beautiful place to call "home".
The Locke al Platz brand has finally made its first entry into Switzerland, and wows individuals with its local charm and cultural sophistication. You'll find this new Zurich hotel in the Enge neighbourhood, two km's from the city centre. The focus of this hotel is design, as well as diversity and elegance with a cosmopolitan flair.
Inside, there are six floors and 80 rooms made up of studio and one-bedroom suites. Guests will also have access to their restaurant, bar, and coffee shop, which has a distinctive aesthetic exclusive to Zurich's energy.
Mallorca is an island in Spain found in the Mediterranean known for its beach resorts, relaxed way of life plus lots of social events. It's a place that many who love nightlife would adore to visit! But when it comes to new luxury hotels in Mallorca, one is more nature-focused. Are you a lover of tranquility? And is this island on your list of places to see? Why not check out Mallorca's newest luxury hotel...
Virgin Limited Edition's Son Bunyola can be found in the Serra de Tramuntana area of Mallorca (a UNESCO World Heritage site since 2011). It's a brand new boutique hotel with gorgeous views of the Mediterranean, a historical Finca, and surrounded by vines, citrus fruit trees, and almond and olive trees. This new hotel's vision is to celebrate and preserve the heritage of this important Mallorcan landmark, and to simply enhance the incredible natural surroundings its been blessed with.
The Virgin Limited Edition Son Bunyola in Mallorca has 28 rooms and suites, all with impecable views, two restaurants, outdoor terraces, a tapas bar, an outdoor swimming pool, and panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. A must-see for nature lovers and luxury-seekers.
Berlin is a place where art and culture truly come alive. This German capital is known for its art scene, modern landmarks, and its gold-coloured, swoop-roofed Berliner Philharmonie built in 1963. What's also incredible is the 18th century Brandenburg Gate has become Berlin's symbol of reunification after the divide of the Cold War. This, plus the fact that there's an incredible hotel you simply must see, is reason enough to visit.
Set among Berlin's trendiest inner-city districts, Friedrichshain, Kreuzberg, and Mitte, you'll find the Locke at East Side Gallery Hotel. This hotel was designed by Matthew Grzywinski and inside you'll see elegant neutral tones, natural textures, and raw concrete with a touch of playful colour here and there. What's also impressive is that its social spaces will resemble a gallery in recognition of the building's surroundings.
The Locke at East Side Gallery Hotel offers amazing views over the River Spree and the city skyline. Your view will depend on which of its 176 studio apartments you'll be staying in. Regardless, each studio comes with its own kitchenette and living area, as well as a private balcony. This new luxury Berlin hotel has a complimentary co-working area, events spaces, a rooftop terrace, a gym, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an audiophile bar and restaurant (as to introduce its guests to immerse ways of experiencing music).
Istanbul is a major city that reflects cultural influences of the many empires that once ruled it. And whilst here, there are so many incredible sites and historical landmarks to see (and much more). If it's accommodation in 2023 you're after however, The Peninsula Istanbul is an excellent choice.
Found in Istanbul's historic Karaköy district, this hotel is at the city's epicentre of culture with easy access to museums, art galleries, restaurants, boutiques and more. It's a stunning waterfront property, set along where the East meets the West, and offers classical-inspired architecture, lush landscaped gardens, and an outdoor swimming pool that overlooks the Bosphorus.
It has a total of 177 guest rooms and suites, all of which offer water views, as well as an array of dining options both local and international. The Peninsula Istanbul will also offer their guests to indulge in their traditional hammam steam baths, plus a one-story shopping arcade with luxury items.
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