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Best New Hotels 2014

The latest and greatest in luxury hotels and resorts is here! These luxury hotels and resorts opened during the year 2013 just in time for guests to be able to score a reservation in the new year. Of course, hundreds of luxury hotels open every year all over the world, but our experts have combed the globe to find the top 50 that are must-visits. There are new luxury boutique hotels, beach resorts, ski resorts and hotels perfect for a city-break. These top luxury resorts and hotels are so newly-opened, you might be the first guest to stay there!
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1888 Hotel | Sydney, NSW, Australia

1888 Hotel is a heritage listed 90 bedroom boutique hotel, eatery, bar and event space that combines a little of Sydney's old world charm with a lot of contemporary design and modern-day comfort. Built in 1888 & relaunched in 2013, 1888 showcases 8Hotels’ service culture against the backdrop of a very unique hotel in a truly spectacular...


Aman Canal Grande Venice | Venice, Italy

Guests usually arrive at the Aman Canal Grande Venice by boat, docking at a landing that leads directly into the luxury property. With its soaring ceilings and historic frescos and reliefs, the hall provides a sense of bygone luxury, as well as direct access to the resort's private gardens and a small Boutique specializing in Venetian...


Amano'i | Ninh Hai District, Ninh Thuan Province, Vietnam

Amanresorts makes its debut in Vietnam with a contemporary beachside resort alongside a full-service Aman Spa. Named for the Sanskrit-derived word for "peace" and noi meaning "place," Amano'i is a tranquil retreat situated on a beautiful white-sand beach overlooking spectacular Vinh Hy Bay. After a scenic...


Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort | Sir Bani Yas Island, United Arab Emirates

Embrace the sunlight warming your skin, as endless shimmering sea fills your view from the white sandy shores of Sir Bani Yas Island, a natural sanctuary in the Arabian Gulf. Embark on a morning wildlife drive, catching glimpses of elegant flamingos framing the mangrove lagoon. Anantara Al Yamm Villa Resort has been built...


Andaz Maui at Wailea | Wailea, Hi, United States

Nestled within an upscale resort community, the Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort is set along Mokapu Beach. Offering a variety of on-site amenities, the modern resort provides easy access to the community's championship golf courses, restaurants, shops, and entertainment. The property has 290 guestrooms and suites, along with 10...


Buddha Bar Hotel Paris | Paris, France

Buddha-Bar Hotel Paris invites you to its 18th century Hotel Particulier at 4 rue d'Anjou, on the corner of Faubourg Saint-Honore Street, a unique and sumptuous venue, beautifully restored and decorated in a resolutely contemporary neo-Asian style. Underneath the red silk Chinese lanterns, the mythical and benevolent dragon guides...


Cheval Blanc Randheli | Randheli Island, Maldives

Cheval Blanc Randheli represents a contemporary vision of the Maldives. Architect Jean-Michel Gathy has conceived of uniquely designed spaces skillfully combining local traditions with the finest materials to create a stunning modern and graphical structure that is in complete harmony with its pristine and natural surrounding. In...


COMO Maalifushi | Thaa Atoll, Maldives

COMO Maalifushi is the first luxury resort in the Maldives to open in the pristine Thaa Atoll in the archipelago's southwest. COMO Maalifushi stands apart with its understated style, encapsulating the spirit of the Indian Ocean and the barefoot chic of a COMO island resort. The luxuries are all here, with a COMO Shambhala spa,...


COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach | Miami, FL, United States

COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach is a 74-room Miami hotel in the heart of the city's Historic District, overlooking America's most iconic beach. A new hotel poised to become an essential Miami Beach experience, Metropolitan Miami Beach delivers the perfect blend of rest and revelry, urban modernity and period charm by way of light-filled...


COMO Point Yamu | Phuket, Paklok Sub-District, Thailand

COMO Point Yamu luxury resort anticipates your every need, from accurate service to cutting-edge wellness facilities, from sunrise yoga to sophisticated Italian and Thai cuisine. Point Yamu by COMO features 79 rooms and suites and 27 private pool villas all with views of the sparkling waters of Phang Nga Bay. This Phuket luxury...



Four Seasons invites guests to live within a magnificent 19th-century royal palace. Completed in 1820 as a residence for Princess Lobanova-Rostovskaya, the palace is the work of architect Auguste de Montferrand (who also designed the neighbouring St. Isaac’s Cathedral), assisted by Italian sculptor Paolo Triscorni. With classical...


Four Seasons Shenzhen | Shenzhen, Futian District, China

Occupying a prized location in Shenzhen’s new central business district of Futian, just steps from the Convention and Exhibition Center, near the Municipal Hall, Museum and Library and in the middle of a prestigious retail area, Four Seasons Hotel Shenzhen buzzes with the energy and confidence of its surroundings. The Hotel’s...


Grace Cafayate | Cafayate Provincia de Salta, Argentina

Grace Cafayate is a luxury hotel, spa, and residential villas development in Calchaqui Valley in the northwest of Argentina, just south of Salta. For the first time Grace Hotels brings its distinctive elegance and simplicity to a boutique hotel in Argentina. The hotel forms part of La Estancia de Cafayate, a secluded 1,360 acre...


Hotel Zetta San Francisco | San Francisco, CA, United States

In a city of exquisitely edgy contrasts, Hotel Zetta offers a high level of sophistication and service without taking itself too seriously. The vibrant décor and sustainable architecture lend an innovative, creative vibe, while the high-tech conveniences, oversized guestrooms and plush pillow top beds keep things modernand always...


InterContinental Lagos | Lagos, Nigeria

InterContinental Lagos is built on an elevated terrain overlooking Lagos' port, offering uninterrupted spectacular views of the Lagos Skyline, ample meeting space, and grandiose accommodations. The restaurants offer an array of delicious dining options from cosmopolitan to Nigerian delicacies. 58 contemporary guest rooms and...


InterContinental Marseille | Marseille, France

InterContinental Marseille is housed in the former Hotel Dieu, a listed historical monument dating back to the 18th century, originally serving as a hostel for pilgrims to the nearby Basilica. The recent renovations took 2 years, during which various archaeological sites were discovered. You can see some of the artifacts that were...


Jing An Shangri-La Hotel | Shanghai, China

Jing An Shangri-La Hotel provides a respite from the city. After an easy check-in, you consider your options for dinner: an international buffet spread at Cafe Liang and mezzanine, succulent steak at The 1515 West, Chophouse & Bar or South-Eastern Chinese cuisine at Summer Palace. After a delicious meal, you head to the Horizon Club...



Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa is a luxurious beachfront development that will feature 307 rooms and suites, 80 serviced apartments and 12 chalets. Guests of the hotel will also have access to six distinguished restaurants and lounges, a Talise spa, 200-metre private beach, swimming pool and children’s play area, in addition...


L'Apogee Courchevel | Courchevel, France

Located on the pristine slopes of the French Alps, L'Apogee Courchevel is the latest masterpiece in the Oetker Collection, recreating the finest European hospitality for which it is renowned, from Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc to Le Bristol, Paris. L'Apogee Courchevel is an entirely new hotel designed with chic individualism crowning Le...


Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh | Dallas, TX, United States

Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh is Uptown Dallas' iconic boutique hotel, offering 170 art-deco inspired guest rooms and suites with contemporary flair and a wealth of incomparable amenities. Located close to the Dallas financial district, and within walking distance to entertainment, dining and shopping, the hotel’s address...


Mandarin Oriental Pudong | Shanghai, China

Surrounded by the gleaming skyscrapers of Lujiazui, Mandarin Oriental Shanghai Pudong offers a unique blend of style and comfort with a stunning design, world-class restaurants, serene spa and Mandarin Oriental's legendary service. The conveniently central location is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. From stunning...


NIZUC Resort and Spa Cancun | Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico

NIZUC Resort & Spa is positioned in the secluded enclave of Punta Nizuc, the newest luxury destination in the Mexican Caribbean situated on the most desirable land of the Mayan region. Set within a paradise of protected mangroves and lush, local foliage, and facing the white sands of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef -- the second largest...


Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace | Las Vegas, NV, United States

Caesars Palace Las Vegas and Nobu Hospitality developed the world's first Nobu Hotel - a boutique hotel opened in late 2012 within the larger destination resort. Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace will offers 181 rooms and suites and an adjoining 12,775 square-foot restaurant and lounge is first on the Las Vegas Strip and the largest of all...


Oberoi Dubai | Dubai, United Arab Emirates

A contemporary luxury hotel that embodies height, light and space and overlooks the iconic Burj Khalifa. The Oberoi, Dubai is located at The Oberoi Centre which is a commercial complex and includes an office tower. The hotel is located within minutes from the Dubai Mall and the Dubai International Financial Centre. The 252 spacious...


Palacio del Inka Cusco | Cuzco, Peru

Discover the cradle of the Inca Empire and be part of a world of living culture and history, all from the comfort of this Cusco hotel. Palacio del Inka stands in the center of Cusco and is less than a mile from an array of museums, markets, and restaurants. The Spa presents indigenous treatments and Inti Raymi Restaurant...


Pangulasian Island Resort | El Nido, Philippines

Pangulasian Island is El Nido’s luxury island hideaway in Bacuit Bay, El Nido, Palawan. The resort is set fronting a pristine beach and against a backdrop of tropical forest. Also known as the "Island of the Sun," Pangulasian has breathtaking views of both the sunrise and sunset. Frolic in the 750-meter stretch of white sand beach...


Relais San Lorenzo | Bergamo, Alta (BG), Italy

The steps brush against the ancient road of Via Colleoni, today full of beautiful shops, and lead to the historic centre of the upper city of Bergamo, where you will find the Relais San Lorenzo. The beauty and harmony of its modern profile, entwined with the stones and brickwork of the church of Carmine will amaze you. The...


Ritz Carlton Almaty | Almaty, Kazakhstan

The Ritz Carlton Hotel in the city of Almaty is on the top ten floors of the Esentai Tower and features sleek room and suite accommodations, the opulent Six Senses Spa, and sumptuous dining at the signature Laurent Tourondel restaurant, LT Grill. Legend has it that the city of Almaty derives its name from the word, "apple,"...


Ritz Carlton Bangalore | Bangalore, India

Embracing a contemporary atmosphere with understated elegance, The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore features natural elements of foliage, water, stone, and fire that reflect the vibrant landscape of India combined with the intricate jaali design. A perfect sanctuary for the business and leisure traveler, the hotel features 277 luxury rooms...


Ritz Carlton Herzliya | Herzliya, Israel

The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya is a unique and elegant oasis sure to redefine the luxury hotel experience. With a rooftop pool, sumptuous Spa and special kosher amenities, including a synagogue and kosher kitchens, this exquisite getaway combines legendary Ritz-Carlton service with unprecedented opulence for an Eastern Mediterranean...


Rosewood Beijing | Beijing, Chaoyang District, China

The 284-room ultra-luxury Rosewood Beijing is Rosewood Hotels & Resorts' first hotel in China. The luxury hotel presents contemporary surroundings that are warm, refined and serene. With residential-style layouts that are amongst the largest in the city, the hotel's guestrooms evoke sensations of luxury apartment living. Natural...


Rosewood London | London, United Kingdom

Opened in October 2013, Rosewood London embraces guests within one of London’s most historic locales, where the City meets Covent Garden and the West End on High Holborn. The early 20th-century Edwardian, Grade II-listed building offers a true sense of the destination, combining English heritage with contemporary sophistication....


Rosewood Washington DC | Washington, DC, United States

Ideally located in the charming neighborhood of Georgetown, alongside the historic C&O Canal, Rosewood Washington, D.C., formerly Capella Georgetown, features 49 rooms and 12 suites. The hotel, which opened in 2013, offers ample privacy, bespoke guest services and a tangible connection to the culture and traditions of the nation’s...


Salamander Resort and Spa | Middleburg, VA, United States

Set on 340 acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains amid Virginia’s famed horse country and lush vineyards, and just 30 minutes to the west of Washington Dulles International Airport Salamander Resort & Spa is designed to blend into the natural environment in which it sits. The resort features 168 luxurious rooms...


Samabe Bali Suites and Villas | Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia

Samabe Bali Suites and Villas is an exclusive oceanfront resort that occupies 8 hectares of landscaped tropical gardens overlooking the Indian Ocean, along with kilometer of famous white sand stretching along the coast. The resort features 39 gorgeous full Ocean View Suites (13 Suites comes with private pool) and 42 pool villas ranging...


Shangri-La Bosphorus | Istanbul, Turkey

Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul is between Dolmabahce Palace and Naval Museum on the European coast of the Bosporus. This luxurious hotel features an indoor pool, CHI, The Spa, and elegantly decorated rooms with modern amenities. The rooms feature contemporary decor with Asian highlights. Each room comes equipped with high-tech products,...


Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort | Huzhou, Zhejiang, China

The tropical resort offers 321 spacious guest rooms, including 44 suites and 39 villas, all with private balconies. Each has everything you need to stay busy or relax, including a large work desk with an ergonomic chair, High Speed Internet Access, an LCD flat screen television, and an iPod docking station. The marble bathroom includes...


The Chedi Andermatt | Andermatt, Postfach 162, Switzerland

The Chedi Andermatt is a centerpiece for attractive hospitality, with its own attached golf course and comprising a newly constructed indoor and outdoor sports center giving the guarantee of all year round leisure opportunities, in particular offering a wide range of Wellness programs, including swimming and fitness training. The...


The Leela Ambience Delhi | Delhi, India

The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel, Delhi (formerly known as Kempinski Ambience Hotel Delhi), is strategically located near the historic Old Delhi as well as the central business districts of Delhi, Ghaziabad and Noida. The hotel is a landmark for both business and leisure travelers in the city. Encased within two towers...


The London EDITION | London, United Kingdom

Located in central London's Fitzrovia, The London EDITION, formerly the Berners Hotel, brings together the integrity and character of a historic building with a simple, sophisticated design sensibility to create a seamless blend of charisma and ease. With 173 rooms, a restaurant, two bars, an event space, meeting rooms and an inviting...


The PARKROYAL on Pickering | Singapore, Singapore

PARKROYAL on Pickering, a PARKROYAL Collection hotel, redefines the metropolitan skyline with a unique hotel concept offering 15,000 square metres of lofty sky gardens, and an exclusive rooftop Orchid Club lounge that offers amazing 360 degree views of the Singapore city skyline for club room guests. Strategically located at...


The Quin Hotel | New York, NY, United States (Midtown Manhattan)

The Quin, New York City's newest Luxury Lifestyle Hotel, is located on the corner of 57th Street and 6th Avenue and features 208 guest rooms of which 28 are suites. Privileged with a rich artistic heritage and an unrivaled address, the Quin invites you to an oasis of luxury at the intersection of urbane intelligence and uncommon...


Thompson Chicago | Chicago, IL, United States

Reopened in October 2013, the Thompson Chicago is located in the heart of Chicago's exclusive Gold Coast neighborhood, offering luxurious accommodations and sophisticated guest services. After a full renovation, the 247-room hotel specializes in personalized service and presents a signature restaurant from One Off Hospitalit, six...


Vana Belle | Koh Samui, Surat Thani, Thailand

Situated on a serene bay, Vana Belle, Koh Samui is fringed by verdant surroundings and the transparent Gulf of Thailand, which guarantee endless activity. Below the surface, caves, tunnels, and vibrant coral reefs, teeming with sea life, promise epic snorkeling opportunities. Back on land, the white sands of Mae Nam Beach and Choeng...


Viceroy New York | New York, NY, United States (Midtown Manhattan)

Viceroy Central Park New York redefines midtown by combining the pulse of the city's heart with the cosmopolitan spirit of uptown, providing guests with exceptional New York City views, superbly tailored accommodations and distinctive service. The building’s innovative design, luxe amenities and groundbreaking culinary offerings...


W Guangzhou | Guangzhou, Guangdong, China

At W Guangzhou, you’ll find everything you dream of in a stylish escape from it all. Whether you wish to mix and mingle, eat, drink, flirt or play, they've got you covered. Want to take care of business? Your room is fully wired so you're always connected. When its time to rest and de-stress, fit in your workout at the fully-equipped...


W Verbier | Verbier, Switzerland

W Hotels' first alpine escape, get set for slopeside style centred around Place Blanche, the new pulsating heart of Verbier. Feel the adrenalin of Europe’s most exciting slopes, startling vistas and glamorous nights. Revel in the exhilarating guest rooms and suites of W Verbier, where vibrant decor, state-of-the-art technology,...


Waldorf Astoria Panama | Panama City, Panama

Experience the meaning of luxury in guest rooms, suites, and apartments in our Waldorf Astoria Panama. The latest technology, pristine decor and stylish spaciousness offer the ultimate in elegant comfort. With 130 rooms and suites and 118 apartments this new hotel in the heart of Panama City offers an unrivaled ambiance, second to...


Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah | Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Welcome to Waldorf Astoria's palatial spa and golf resort; bringing the legendary Waldorf service to one of the most alluring beach front locations in the Middle East. Inspired by the palaces of the Arabian Peninsula, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is ideally located 50 minutes from Dubai International Airport. The setting of this...


Westhouse Hotel New York | New York, NY, United States (Midtown Manhattan)

WestHouse New York derives inspiration from a bygone era of social, artistic, and cultural spirit. The boldness of Art Deco. The passion for interior design and couture, representing a striking sense of modernity. The indulgence of all that is fine, sophisticated and luxurious. WestHouse is designed by the highly acclaimed and award-winning...