10 Luxury hotels opening in the world 2019 / By Jordi Lippe-Mc Graw / Tony Bar / New York / TRAVEL EXCLUSIVE NEWS / New York
With the new year comes New Year’s resolutions. And for many, that might be to travel more. But with the whole world as an option, how do you decide exactly where to book your getaway?
Well, how about booking a stay at a hotel that’s not even open yet?
Yes, it seems the hospitality industry has some resolutions of its own as some luxury properties are set to debut this year. Book a room at one of these new-to-market hotels as the first step in your adventure planning goal. These are 10 of the most highly-anticipated hotels opening in 2018 around the world.
1. Rosewood Miramar Beach Montecito in Santa Barbara, CA
Opening in summer 2018, this 16-acre private beachfront property will be located on the site of the former Miramar Beach Hotel, a 100-year-old landmark.
Guests will be treated to everything they’d expect from a Rosewood property including six restaurants, a spa, and two swimming pools.
But, the most exciting part of all is that they’re the first resort in Santa Barbara to offer beachfront suites allowing guests to walk directly from their accommodations onto the sand.
2. The Fairlane Hotel in Nashville, TN
Tucked away in downtown Nashville and steps from the action on Broadway, the 81-room boutique hotel hopes to bring back the style and personality of the 1960’s.
Opening in early 2018, the owners hope the lobby (which will feature the first outpost of NYC’s famed Mile End Delicatessen as well as Union Teller Coffee Counter,
serving Stumptown coffee) becomes a hub for power lunches and work drinks (the business), while the 4,000-square-foot penthouse will feature a wraparound terrace,
providing the best views of Music City (the party).
3. The Dixon in London, England
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-style hotel. The focus of both the aesthetic and amenities will focus on art, heritage, culture, and design.
Local artists’ work is highlight in all spaces throughout.
Guests will also be able to choose from a variety of programming that engages with the local community.
4. Baglioni Resort Maldive
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. To relax, even more, the spa will offer Ayurvedic and Thai therapies with indigenous Maldivian ingredients.
5. One&Only Gorilla’s Nest in Rwanda