7 hottest hotel openings of 2022

As we close out another year where travel has undoubtedly picked up again, and hopefully bid Covid-19 a permanent goodbye, we look back at some of the most incredible hotels that opened their doors in the last year.

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Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape, Bali, Indonesia

Pioneering a “no walls, no doors” concept for the brand, Buahan, a Banyan Tree Escape, opened in Bali as an invitation into a different way of being.

Banyan Tree AlUla, Saudi Arabia

Inspired by the nomadic nature of Nabatean architecture, Banyan Tree opened its first all-villa tented resort in the historic destination of AlUla, a rising travel destination in Saudi Arabia.

Capella Hanoi, Vietnam

A Bill Bensley-designed property is always special. The boutique Capella Hanoi was conceptualised to be a Petite Auberge during the halcyon days of opera, flush with colourful Bensley touches.

Potrait Milano, Italy

Lungarno Collection’s latest property in Milan, Portrait Milano, a stunning contemporary sleek interior design housed in one of the oldest seminaries in Europe, offers an oasis of intimacy, tranquillity and timeless elegance just steps away from the most prestigious shopping addresses in town.

Villa Passalacqua, Lake Como, Italy

The visionary family behind the iconic Grand Hotel Tremezzo and the resplendent Villa Sola Cabiati opened Villa Passalacqua, one of Lake Como’s most incredible villas. The villa serves as a boutique resort itself, but can also be booked out in its entirety for maximum privacy.

Echo by White Desert, Antarctica

White Desert added a new luxury camp to its collection – Echo. Inspired by the seminal age of Space exploration, Echo will provide exclusive access to the rarely seen interior of the Continent, with six heated cutting-edge bedroom futuristic ‘sky pods’.

Aman New York, United States

Aman’s must anticipated debut in New York City, this Jean-Michel Gathy-designed property in the iconic Crown Building, featuring a hotel, residences and the world’s first Aman Club, is now undoubtedly New York’s most exclusive hotel.

We look forward to more incredible hotels opening up next year in spectacular destinations, always pushing the boundaries of luxury travel.