New Hotel Openings to Keep on Your Radar
Picking a location for a trip or gathering is no small feat. When guests are on the hunt for a place to stay or host—whether that be for a corporate retreat, family reunion, weekend getaway, or big meeting—the “where” factor is key. And to many guests, the newest hotel openings provide an extra layer of appeal.
Often, new hotels offer travelers and event planners the latest accommodations, modern amenities, and an enticing buzz-factor. Extra perks like special opening pricing discounts can make an impact too.
Several property groups and hospitality brands have announced exciting new hotel openings recently, from the arrival of The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern in February to The Ritz-Carlton’s highly anticipated New York, NoMad location last July. With travel spending up and tourism market revenue projected to reach over $1 billion by 2027, these new hotel openings will likely only continue to climb.
So, to help members of the hospitality industry stay up-to-date on the latest hotel industry news, our team of experts is rounding up the latest and greatest hotel openings you need on your radar. Whether you’re curious about what sorts of amenities and stays new hotels are offering guests or simply want to stay apprised of the latest goings-on in the hospitality industry, you can find it all here. While there are seemingly countless hotel openings, our new hotel list of can’t-miss properties and hospitality news makes it simple to stay in the loop.
Below, check out some of the most notable new hotel openings for members of the hospitality industry to keep on their radars. (And be sure to bookmark this page and check back often, as we’ll be updating this page monthly with the latest hotel openings.)
May 2023 Hotel Openings & Updates
New Hotel: The St. Regis Chicago
The St. Regis collection is expanding with a brand-new hotel opening this May in the heart of downtown Chicago. This historic-meets-modern property is located near must-see city attractions like Lake Michigan, the Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier, and Grant Park. With flawless guest rooms and expansive event spaces, The St. Regis Chicago offers guests of all sorts both rejuvenation and entertainment. With innovative on-site restaurants and a relaxing spa, this new hotel provides unmatched service and best-of-class amenities.
Photo c/o The. St. Regis Chicago
New Hotel: Omni PGA Frisco Resort
Golf players, rejoice: Omni is opening a new resort steps away from the new PGA of America headquarters on May 2 in Frisco, Texas. In addition to the whopping 500 guest rooms and suites at the property, there are (of course) ample areas for guests to perfect their swings: two 18-hole courses, a 10-hole short course, and a two-acre putting course area. But even if you’re not a golfer, this resort offers plenty of fun to be had, from the property’s four pools to the full-service spa to the 127,000 square feet of event space.
Photo c/o Omni PGA Frisco Resort
April 2023 Hotel Openings & Updates
Hotel News: Auberge Resorts Collection Welcomes Domaine des Etangs
The Auberge Resorts Collection is expanding with the arrival of Domaine des Etangs, a historic 13th century chateau based in the French countryside, to its portfolio. “As we continue our focused expansion in Europe, we are thrilled to add this magnificent and historic property to Auberge Resorts Collection’s portfolio of one-of-a-kind hotels,” said Auberge chairman Dan Friedkin in a press release. Located just two hours from Paris, this idyllic property focuses on providing guests with experiences that allow them to unwind and reconnect. Amenities include a thermal baths pool house, thoughtfully restored architecture, scenic gardens, a floating tennis court, an 18-hole golf course, a children’s play area, and a fine dining restaurant. With cherry-on-top offerings like complementary welly boots for guests to tour the farm or go horseback riding, we predict this new resort will captivate guests with international vacations on their wishlists.
Photo c/o Domaine des Etangs
New Hotel: Omni Tempe Hotel at ASU
Omni Hotels & Resorts has added a new property to its collection in Tempe, Arizona, conveniently located on Arizona State University's campus. With 330 guest rooms and nearly 36,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, the new hotel is an ideal place for group room blocks and gatherings of all sorts. A rooftop pool, fitness center, four dining outlets, and expansive views sweeten the stay even further. It’s also a pet-friendly hotel, meaning guests can bring their fur babies along to any weekend getaway.
Photo c/o Omni Tempe Hotel at ASU
Hotel News: The Pridwin Reopens
Shelter Island, New York
After two years of renovations, The Pridwin has officially reopened. The 10-acre waterfront property, which is a recent addition to Cape Resorts’ hospitality portfolio, aims to provide guests with relaxation, elegance, and flat-out fun with its historic, whimsical design and entertainment offerings. “A celebration of tradition and simple pleasures, the property represents everything Cape Resorts honors about authentic and timeless hospitality,” said Curtis Bashaw, CEO of Cape Resorts, in a statement. “Equal parts convivial gathering space and cloistered retreat, The Pridwin is spirit-filled with 96 years of summer traditions just waiting to be built upon.” With 49 guest rooms and cottages, the property is just as suited for a family vacation as it is a large gathering.
Photo c/o The Pridwin
March 2023 Hotel Openings & Updates
Hotel News: Updates to W Punta de Mita
Punta de Mita, Nayarit, Mexico
After nearly a year of renovations, W Punta de Mita opened four new suites to guests in March, with even more lined up in the near future. But the exciting hospitality news doesn’t stop there—in addition to the brand-new rooms, the Marriott beachfront resort is also preparing to open Rubra later this summer, a new on-property restaurant helmed by celebrity chef Daniela Soto-Innes. “Our goal was never to completely transform the look of the resort,” said general manager David Gauna. “This project has been about leaning into what we do well and drawing from our incredible surroundings to create a sacred space where our guests can experience the destination in a relaxed and authentic way.”
Photo c/o W Punta de Mita
New Hotel: Moxy Brooklyn Williamsburg
Brooklyn, New York
New York City has been home to several new hotel openings as of late, and that includes the trendy Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg. Moxy’s latest hotel opening pays homage to its chic surroundings with memorable architecture and Instagram-worthy interiors. With 216 airy, pet-friendly guest rooms that make the most of their square footage, the boutique hotel also sways guests in with an array of restaurants and bars, including an indoor-meets-outdoor rooftop bar with views of the Manhattan skyline—a must for any hotel in the area.
Photo c/o Moxy Brooklyn Williamsburg
February 2023 Hotel Openings & Updates
New Hotel: The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern, Auberge Resorts Collection
Los Olivos, California
Auberge Resorts Collection has debuted an array of new hotel openings in the past year. That includes The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern in California’s Santa Ynez Valley, one of the many noteworthy hotel openings as of late. Located in the heart of Los Olivos, Auberge describes The Inn as a “laid-back version of wine country luxury,” offering guests the opportunity to explore local vineyards and revered horse ranches. Regional cuisine, acres of palm trees, an outdoor pool, and indoor and outdoor wellness spaces aim to provide guests with a bucolic, relaxing stay. With 62 accessible rooms and suites (taking the form of 10 cottages and 52 guesthouse rooms), the property is an easy two-hour trip from Los Angeles.
Photo c/o Auberge Resorts Collection
New Hotel: 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay
Some hotel openings are worthy of special trips just to visit them. That’s likely the case for several guests with 1 Hotel’s newest opening in Hanalei Bay. Located on Kauaʻi’s North Shore, this luxury resort is known for its sustainability efforts, just like the rest of 1 Hotel’s portfolio. The property has turned nearly 145 tons of salvaged materials into furniture, art, and more. Beyond that, 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay touts that it's the only resort on Kaua’i without resort or parking fees for guests.
Photo c/o 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay
January 2023 Hotel Openings & Updates
New Hotel Opening: Casa Baglioni Milan
Season two of “The White Lotus” left everyone yearning for a trip to Italy, and Baglioni Hotels & Resorts’ new hotel opening in Milan fills that need well. As a member of the Leading Hotels of the World network, this property offers 30 guest suites and rooms, in addition to a restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Claudio Sadler. With architecture inspired by 1960s design and a location in the heart of the city, the property provides guests with a luxurious, hospitable stay.
Photo c/o Casa Baglioni Milan
December 2022 Hotel Openings & Updates
New Hotel: Naviva, a Four Seasons Resort
Punta Mita, Mexico
Whether travelers are looking for a rejuvenating vacation spot or an ideal corporate retreat locale, one of their biggest priorities is usually how memorable and unique the property is. Naviva, Four Seasons’ latest resort in Punta Mita, Mexico, checks that box with flying colors. As an expansion of the luxury hospitality group’s Resort Punta Mita next door, Naviva consists of 15 luxury tents, breathtaking Pacific Ocean views, and immersive wellness experiences. As an all-inclusive resort for guests 18 years and older, Naviva provides its guests with full access to the amenities at Resort Punta Mita, providing the best of both worlds.
Photo c/o Four Seasons
New Hotel: Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya
Riviera Maya, Mexico
The exciting hotel openings continue with the debut of Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya. Another all-inclusive, adults-only resort based in Mexico, this sophisticated property believes that “all-inclusive should exceed expectations.” Guests can enjoy unlimited dining and drinks, 24-hour room services, fun watersports, live entertainment, and even a romance concierge. “Nearly 10 years ago, we opened the first Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara properties with the goal of reinventing the all-inclusive experience with a unique offering characterized by premium food and beverage offerings, favored wellness experiences and activities, personalized service and much more,” said Playa Hotels & Resort’s EVP and chief investment officer Fernando Mulet in a press release. “With each new opening, we continue to push the category forward and drive value for customers, owners, developers and brands alike.”
Photo c/o Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya
November 2022 Hotel Openings & Updates
New Hotel Opening: Susurros del Corazón, Auberge Resorts Collection
Punta Mita, Mexico
It’s easy to see why Susurros del Corazón is one of the best new hotels for travelers and critics alike. Another new opening from Auberge Resorts Collection, this luxury property offers guests an ideal place to both relax on untouched Mexican shoreline and engage with the many activities the resort offers. It’s just as great for family vacations as it is for birthday parties, with immersive activities and thoughtful amenities alike. Unparalleled service and unique experiences (think surf safaris and humpback whale watching) make this new hotel opening stand out from the crowd.
October 2022 Hotel Openings & Updates
New Hotel: Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf
In more exciting hotel news, Pendry announced the opening of its first property in the nation’s capital. This timeless space, conveniently located on the harbor’s waterfront, provides a classic-meets-modern style throughout its 131 refined guest rooms and common spaces. With a trendy pool terrace, plenty of expansive event venues, and three go-to options for food and drinks (including a picturesque rooftop bar with 10-out-of-10 views), this classic space is also home to an on-site spa and 24/7 fitness center, complete with Technogym equipment and Peloton bikes.
Photo c/o Pendry Washington DC – The Wharf
New Lodge: Hocking Hills Lodge & Conference Center
While you might associate the best new hotels with big cities, there are plenty of great openings elsewhere throughout the country too—take Hocking Hills Lodge & Conference Center as an example. This expansive lodge, located in southeastern Ohio’s beautiful Hocking Hills State Park, is home to 81 guest rooms and 40 private cabins, with plenty of opportunities for hiking, swimming, and exploring nature with loved ones. A formal event space tops off this new venue.
Photo c/o Hocking Hills Lodge & Conference Center
New Hotel: Moxy Lower East Side
New York, New York
Moxy Hotels has announced several new hotel openings as of late, including this noteworthy new property in the Big Apple. Located in the city’s bustling Lower East Side neighborhood, this modern, trendy space boasts an unbeatable downtown location and a whopping 303 guest rooms, plus a 546-square-foot hospitality suite named after Andy Warhol’s Factory studio. More things that stand out to guests: five chic dining and drinking establishments (including a rooftop bar), tech-savvy amenities, eclectic design touches, and co-working spaces that meet the needs of today’s travelers.
Photo c/o Moxy Lower East Side
September 2022 Hotel Openings & Updates
New Hotel Opening: Sanctuary Cap Cana
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Another must-visit resort has opened in the Dominican Republic. As one of the industry’s top new hotel openings, this all-inclusive, adults-only property from Marriott Bonvoy checks off all the boxes. Located just 15 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport, this remarkable resort is home to six pools, five restaurants, seven bars and lounges, a fitness center, a private beach, and 46,000 square feet of event space—and that’s just the start. With unlimited drinks, daily activities, and nightly entertainment options, Sanctuary Cap Cana has hundreds of suites and villas for guests to stay, each with all the in-room amenities guests look for and more (think espresso machines, soft robes, and constantly stocked mini bars).
Photo c/o Sanctuary Cap Cana
New Resort: Wildflower Farms, Auberge Resorts Collection
Hudson Valley, New York
Auberge Resorts Collection has added another dreamy location to its list of properties with the arrival of Wildflower Farms in New York’s Hudson Valley. While this new hotel opening is located just 90 minutes away from New York City, this bucolic property couldn’t feel more different than the big city. The property provides guests with an “escape,” complete with nature elements unique to the space: a babbling river, wildflower meadows, beautiful hiking trails, and an open-air lounge known as “The Great Porch.” An array of bespoke suites, cabins, and cottages and seasonal cuisine options are available too.
August 2022 Hotel Openings & Updates
New Hotel: Aman New York
New York, New York
One of the most hotly anticipated hotel openings from last summer? Aman New York. While the luxury hospitality group has touted hotel openings worldwide, Aman made waves in hotel industry news with the opening of its very first New York location in August. The property group aims to “provide a level of service and a home-away-from-home experience that is peerless in every way,” offering stays imbued with peace, seclusion, and beauty, per the brand’s website. Providing peace and quiet in the middle of New York City is no small feat, but this exclusive hotel made it possible—a review from Travel + Leisure reported that the sounds from rush hour traffic were nonexistent 10 stories up at the hotel’s Midtown location. A three-floor spa, year-round garden terrace, and stunning design details complete the property.
Photo c/o Aman New York
New Hotel: Kimpton Shane Hotel
Guests traveling to Atlanta for a trip, gathering, or event just got a brand-new place to stay and host. Kimpton’s newest boutique hotel, The Shane, has opened in the city’s Midtown Union neighborhood. Part of the IHG Hotels & Resorts portfolio, this hotel marries authentic cultural references with modern amenities. The property stands out thanks to its top-notch location and especially thoughtful guest services and offerings. For instance, guests can: request to have a plant in their room, borrow designer bikes, access pet-friendly amenities, leave their yoga mats at home (one is included in every room), and even safely store breast milk in a dedicated Mini Me Milk Fridge delivered to your room upon request.
Photo c/o Kimpton Shane Hotel
July 2022 Hotel Openings & Updates
New Hotel: 1 Hotel Nashville
One of Nashville’s most exciting new hotel openings has arrived. Around the world, every property welcomes guests in a different way—a stunning floral display, a glass of champagne, an airy lobby—but 1 Hotel Nashville takes an approach that perfectly pays homage to the brand’s commitment to sustainability, with 56,000 plants on the building’s facade welcoming you in. And speaking of the building itself, it’s located right across the street from Nashville’s Music City Center and close to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Beyond this recent opening, 1 Hotels has many more new hotel openings in the pipeline, from Cabo to Copenhagen.
Photo c/o 1 Hotel Nashville
New Hotel: The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad
New York, New York
The city that never sleeps has enjoyed its fair share of hotel openings in the past year. That includes The Ritz-Carlton’s hottest new location in NoMad, hospitality news that excited both guests and reviewers. As one of the luxury brand’s most anticipated new hotels, this 50-story space offers the traditional elements associated with the brand (like above-and-beyond amenities and emphatic guest service), but there are plenty of aspects unique to the location as well. Two new restaurants from Michelin-starred chef José Andrés, 10,000 square feet of event space (including a venue with stunning views of the Empire State Building), and the social-media-famous rooftop cocktail bar Nubeluz.
Hotel News: Reopening at Park Hyatt Chicago
In more notable hospitality news, the Park Hyatt Chicago has reopened after an extensive $60 million renovation, now complete with 146 redesigned guest rooms, a new art program, and updates to the on-site restaurant and spa. “For this renovation project, we focused on lightening and brightening the hotel’s interiors to create a more modern space, while maintaining the understated luxury of the Park Hyatt brand to offer our travelers a contemporary respite to enjoy alongside our stellar amenities and immersive culinary options,” shared general manager Rike Erdbrink in a statement released by the brand. “We are incredibly proud and excited to reopen our doors and provide our guests with a luxurious hotel experience with rooms and suites that are an oasis of calm within our electric city.”
Photo c/o Park Hyatt Chicago
June 2022 Hotel Openings & Updates
New Hotel Opening: Waldorf Astoria Washington D.C.
Waldorf Astoria’s recent opening in Washington D.C. is an ideal property for any type of hotel guest: families traveling to take in the nation’s history, companies hosting an annual retreat or important meeting, friends looking to book a block of reliable rooms for a group trip… the list could go on. Located right on Pennsylvania Avenue between the U.S. Capitol and The White House, this elegant hotel is right by some of the nation’s must-see attractions, from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial. But guests experience a memorable stay without even leaving the hotel, thanks to the timeless design, amenities, rooms, and event spaces, making the property one of the best new hotel openings of the year.
Photo c/o Waldorf Astoria Washington D.C.
New Hotel Opening: Four Seasons Minneapolis
Four Seasons has opened a new hotel in downtown Minneapolis, providing guests with easy access to offices, restaurants, attractions, and more—meaning it’s in an ideal location whether you’re in town for business or leisure. As one of the city’s top new hotels, this property provides the top-notch hospitality that the luxury hotel brand is known for, in addition to an array of relaxing guest rooms and all the classic amenities on guests’ checklists: pools, restaurants, a spa, a fitness center, and much more. “Our goal is to become the city’s new social nexus, fostering a sense of community and connectivity,” said general manager Florian Riedel on the property’s website.
Did we miss any hotel openings or hospitality news that should be on this list? Whether you’d like to see your new hotel on our hotel opening list or have noteworthy hotel industry news to share, feel free to drop us a note at email@example.com.
And to learn more about how ROH helps property groups and hospitality brands drive conversions, revenue, and collaboration, schedule a free demo.