The best new hotels to book in 2022
Let’s be honest, getting away from it all is as much about rest and relaxation as it is collecting fresh content for the gram. And the pandemic doesn’t seem to have slowed the flow of new hotels. From New York to Norway and Ibiza to Iceland, here’s our pick of this year’s hotspots.
Maybourne Riviera, French Riviera
The group behind London’s best-loved hotels – Claridge’s, The Connaught and The Berkeley – quietly launched their latest project overlooking the picturesque village of Roquebrune-Cap-Martin late last year to rave reviews . Carved out of rock and designed by French architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, the effect is stunning. There are 69 rooms and suites in the modernist hotel, which is filled with over 1,000 works of art. As well as a spa, botanical garden, and indoor and outdoor pool, it’s the views and the food that will lure locals from the south of France to this lesser-known part of the Riviera. Led by world-renowned chefs Mauro Colagreco, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and sushi chef Hiro Sato, a new gourmet destination is born.
Rooms from €800; www.maybourneriviera.com
Contrary to what you see all over your feed every summer, there is more to Mykonos than Scorpios. Tucked away in a quiet corner of the eastern edge of the island overlooking Kalafati Beach is the luxury boutique hotel Cali Mykonos. The 40 exquisite villas will have private pools and stunning views of the Aegean Sea. Make the difficult choice of taking a dip in the 110 meter sea salt infinity pool (in a rather relaxing shape, like a river tributary) or taking a few extra steps to the private beach.
Opening in June 2022; rooms from €950 per night; calimykonos.com
Aman New York
The latest launch from luxury hotel group Aman will house one of Manhattan’s most spectacular rooftop pools. Is there much more “I made it” than sweeping views of Central Park as you float above the chaos of Fifth Avenue? The three-story spa promises to be world-class, and with three restaurants — Nama for sushi, Arva for Italian, and The Bar for elevated bites — expect excellent Upper East people-watching. sider.
Opening early 2022; rates to be confirmed; aman.com
Bristol Artist Residency
Hoteliers Justin and Charlotte Salisbury have painstakingly restored a former boot factory and Georgian townhouse around the corner from Portland’s pretty plaza for their latest Artist Residence outpost. A five minute walk from the super cool neighborhood of Stokes Croft, it’s the perfect base for a city break. Each of the 23 bedrooms is a master class in interior design and there are works by local and contemporary artists on every wall. The hotel will be joined in the coming months by the grand unveiling of the Boot Factory restaurant and bar with all-day dining and first-class Sunday roasts.
Doubles from £95, artistresidence.co.uk
Wake up to Scandinavian art deco heaven in Sommerro. The opening of this 231-room luxury grande dame in the heart of Oslo’s historic Frogner district is attracting a lot of interest, where the 1930s power company headquarters have been renovated as a tribute to original architects Andreas Bjercke and Georg Eliassen. A monster of a place, there are seven bars and restaurants, a library, a 100-seat private theatre, a rooftop pool (the city’s first) and what the owners describe as a “wellness paradise”. be sprawling” with a restored Roman bath, complete with its original Per Krohg mosaic.
Opening in September 2022; Rooms from £150; sommerrohouse.com
Lanserhof Sylt, Germany
There are spas and then there are medi Lanserhof spas. It’s where tech billionaires, Hollywood royalty and Victoria Beckham go for their total mind and body transformations. The brand’s new 120 million euro opening is located in the picturesque “Hamptons of Germany” on the peaceful island of Sylt. Offering the usual Lanserhof treatments that combine “cutting edge diagnostics with natural healing methods”, the location has the added benefit of all that glorious sea of vitamins.
Opening May; Rates start from €7,120 for a 7-night Lanserhof Cure Classic; lanserhof.com
The Ibiza Standard
Why did The Standard take so long to open in Ibiza? The famous party palace – with hotels in London, Miami, New York and the Maldives – and the hedonistic White Isle are sure to be a heavenly marriage. Located in Ibiza’s Old Town, it describes itself as an “all-year-round adult playground”, so expect the rooftop bar and pool (with panoramic island views) become her most fashionable place.
Opening April 2022; Prices start from €255; standardhotels.com
Gleneagles Townhouse, Edinburgh
The iconic Scottish estate, famous for its golf course, received a breath of fresh air when Hoxton Hotels took it over a few years ago. Now they are looking to Edinburgh and the launch of Gleneagles Townhouse. Located in the former Bank of Scotland building in St Andrew Square, the 33-bedroom hotel will have it all, including The Spence for all-day dining and an in-house health and wellness center. old bank safe.
Opening in spring 2022; Fares start from £495; gleneagles.com
THE Reykjavik EDITION
Minutes from the bars, clubs and shops of Laugavegur, but with views of Mount Esja and the Snæfellsjökull glacier, EDITION’s new location near the old harbor couldn’t be better. Inside, you’ll find the Tides restaurant run by Michelin-starred chef Gunnar Karl Gíslason, which will offer his modern take on Icelandic cuisine (char stuffed with lemon, dill and garlic butter, for example) ; cozy bar Tölt; The Roof with its sea views and the chance to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights and the Sunset underground nightclub. We declare 2022 the year of the city break in Reykjavik.
Rooms from £280; editionhotels.com
Raffles London at the OWO
The Grade II-listed former Old War Office is London’s latest mega-luxury opening where, for the first time, civilians can stroll hallways once stalked by the world’s most famous statesmen and spies. country – here are you, Winston Churchill and Ian Fleming. Expect total grandeur – the rooms were designed by Thierry Despont of Dorchester fame. Royal watchers should head to the rooftop bar with close views of the Mall and Buckingham Palace.
Opening end of 2022; rates to be confirmed; owo.com