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Pendry West Hollywood
The third Pendry Hotel and the brandâ€™s flagship, Pendry West Hollywood boasts glamorous design by AD100 designer Martin Brudnizki, who was inspired by the cityâ€™s rich cinematic history. The 149 rooms and 40 residences will channel Hollywoodâ€™s heyday with rich finishes and bold colors that add a dash of drama. Wolfgang Puck will head up the hotelâ€™s restaurants, which include a rooftop restaurant, a casual bistro, and the sultry lobby bar. Opening in January 2021.
Xigera Safari Lodge
Botswanaâ€™s Okavango Delta is getting a new safari lodge that will be unlike anything else in the region. Red Carnation Hotels will debut this 12-suite lodge conceptualized by Toni Tollman, Philip Fourie, and Anton de Kock, who have collaborated with Cape Townâ€™s acclaimed Southern Guild Gallery to create a â€śliving galleryâ€ť of bespoke design pieces commissioned exclusively for the lodge crafted by Africaâ€™s most promising young artists and artisans. Opening in January 2021.
The Newbury Boston
Located on posh Newbury Street, overlooking Boston Public Garden, the Newbury will debut as Bostonâ€™s most highly anticipated hotel. The building, which dates back to 1927, is getting a top-to-bottom renovation courtesy of Champalimaud Design (responsible for the 286 rooms and suites) and Jeffrey Beers, whoâ€™s designing the public spaces and restaurants. A rooftop restaurant with panoramic views of the park and the Street Bar will be helmed by Major Food Group. Opening in February 2021.
A new resort by luxury brand One&Onlyâ€”its first in Europeâ€”aims to draw design enthusiast and luxury hotel aficionados to Montenegro. Designed by Jean-Michel Gathy, the architecture was inspired by the Venetian palaces sprinkled all over the Adriatic, but pared down for a contemporary audience. It will have 113 rooms and suites, four restaurants and bars, and a spa by Chenot. Opening in March 2021.
Adrian Zechaâ€”the pioneering hotelier behind Amanâ€”has teamed up with Japanese hospitality group Naru Developments to launch a new brand. Conceived as a modern ryokan, Azumi will launch with its first hotel on the small island of Ikuchijima in the Seto Inland Sea. Kyoto-based architect Shiro Miura is renovating the 140-year-old Japanese compound, balancing the aesthetics of traditional Japanese teahouses with a contemporary touch. Opening in March 2021.
Billing itself as an urban resort, this sleek newcomer on Leicester Square seeks to create a boutique feel on a massive scale. (With 350 rooms! Six dining and drinking outlets! A ballroom with a capacity of 864 guests!) Designed by Yabu Pushelbergâ€”masters of minimalism with a luxe touchâ€”itâ€™s sure to become a destination for locals as well as out-of-towners. Opening in March 2021.
Downtown L.A. Proper
Like all of the Proper hotels, this one will be designed by AD100 designer Kelly Wearstler, who imbues a spirit of freewheeling eclecticism in everything she touches. In this case, sheâ€™s refashioning a historic sporting club into a 148-room hotel with two restaurants by award-winning chef Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne, an intimate library lounge, and a rooftop pool. Opening in early 2021.
Four Seasons Resort & Residences Napa Valley
Leave it to Four Seasons to take things up a notch in Napa Valley. The brandâ€™s new hotel will be Napaâ€™s first and only resort set within a working winery. Designed by Erin Martin and located on a 7.4-acre organic vineyard in Calistoga, it features a farmhouse-chic aesthetic, a restaurant by Michelin-starred chef Erik Anderson, a world-class spa, and much more. Opening in early 2021.
New Yorkers will soon have a stylish new escape from the city. Just two hours north in Kingston, Salt Hotels and Karl Slovin will open this sleek hotel in the regionâ€™s last remaining architecturally intact brick manufactory. A multimillion-dollar restoration has transformed it into a bolt-hole with 31 cabins and suites, riverfront dining, a spa, and 73 acres of land where guests can enjoy outdoor activities like archery, hiking, kayaking, and beekeeping. Opening in spring 2021.