HARD ROCK HOTEL BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – early 2022
Budapest’s most recent opening – Hard Rock Budapest Hotel – will offer 136 rooms and suites in the heart of the city. Located on Budapest’s “Broadway”, it will offer a signature restaurant, Sessions, which will revisit traditional Hungarian cuisine; Roxy, a rooftop bar and space, and the Constant Grind cafe.
Guests can also take advantage of Hard Rock amenities, such as The Rock Shop, for iconic merchandise, and The Sound of Your Stay music program.
IN RESIDENCE, THESSALONIKI, GREECE – Spring 2022
With a view of Thermaikos bay, ON Residence is the latest offer from the TOR hotel group, one of the most established hotel companies in Greece, started in 1925.
Carved into a Belle Époque building dating from 1926, the hotel features many original details that have been brought to life, with French interior Fabienne Spahn giving an Art Deco touch to the interiors.
The hotel also brings back to life the iconic restaurant of the region – Olympos Naoussa (renowned for its glitzy clientele) – which closed in the late ’90s and is making a comeback as the heart of the new property. Executive Chef Dimitris Tassioulas will be in charge. In addition to the signature restaurant, ON Residence will offer 60 rooms and suites, an interior courtyard and a glamorous cocktail bar, the Tiger Loop.
BORGO SANTANDREA, AMALFI, ITALY – April 2022
The cliff Borgo Santandrea, found on the Amalfi Coast, is expected to be one of Italy’s most spectacular openings. The “slow” and respectful catering – a passionate project of two Italian families, who have generations of hospitality experience between them – has lasted more than three years.
The 29 rooms and 16 suites offer a breathtaking view of the sea and the old fishing hamlet of Conca dei Marini. Architect Rino Gambardella oversaw the project, which aims to be a “thoughtful reflection of the arts and crafts of the Campania region”. The resulting interiors and gardens are a “Made in Italy” showcase: from the “Heritage Collection” pieces of the leading Italian furniture brand Molteni & C to personalized items from the designers of family furniture, Tosconova and LISAR, including the work on measure of local architects, artists and artisans. .
Throughout, mid-century design details, inspired by the building’s origins in the 1960s, are fused with a classic palette of white and Mediterranean blue, alongside hand-painted geometric tiles, antique furniture and pieces handcrafted by local artisans in Amalfitano.
A highlight is the hotel’s private beach. Guests can access it via a cliff-side elevator or by descending a series of walkways and stairs through terraced gardens scented with olive and lemon trees.
Three restaurants, under the direction of Executive Chef Crescenzo Scotti and located between the highest points of the hotel (90 meters above sea level), will offer classic Mediterranean cuisine to celebrate a wealth of local products.
THE MADRID, SPAIN EDITION – Spring 2022
As part of the continued expansion of Edition Hotels, Madrid edition will be the second Edition hotel in Spain, following the opening of The Barcelona Edition in 2018.
Designed by iconic hotelier Ian Schrager and Marriott International, the Edition brand seeks to deliver a “one-of-a-kind” offering, with each hotel being unique and reflecting the destination as a whole.
The new opening will include 200 rooms and suites and five restaurants and bars, including the Sky Bar on the roof. It is located in the Puerta de Sol district, a short walk from the Golden Triangle of Art, three of Madrid’s most important art museums, and will also have an outdoor swimming pool and spa. .
INHABIT QUEEN’S GARDENS, BAYSWATER, LONDON – Spring 2022
This, the second London property of Living in hotels, captures the company’s philosophy of offering restorative places to stay that respect the environment and society in the city. (Its first opening was Living in Southwick Street, who launched the brand in 2019.)
The new boutique opening is in a crescent of mid-19th century townhouses in a tree-lined plaza near Lancaster Gate, and it was created with a passion for the well-being and ‘life of in a way that promotes a healthy mind and body. , as well as the modeling of responsible reception practices ”.
Guests can expect a plant-based menu in the restaurant, lounges for socializing and working, and a noiseless library, filled with readings covering wellness, social enterprise, contemporary art, philosophy, local London and nature. Meanwhile, interior design blends contemporary Scandinavian inspiration, Eastern philosophical awareness, and quintessential British design. The hotel will also showcase a selection of British artisans, working with over 30 manufacturers and artists.
An underground wellness area offers GAIA treatments, a fitness room and a yoga studio. The hotel is also committed to working with 100 socially responsible social enterprises and small businesses.
HTEL AMANO COVENT GARDEN, LONDON – SPRING 2022
AMANO Covent Garden Hotel, a new lifestyle boutique hotel from the German hotelier, The AMANO Group, promises to bring the fresh and vibrant energy of Berlin to the heart of London. Located on Drury Lane in Covent Garden, its USP is to offer sophisticated city living in a central location at a fair price.
The London property will have a distinctive interior design by architect Woods Bagot and offer a range of immersive drinks and dining experiences.
Formerly a 1980s office building known as Drury House, this 141-room property is the first of several AMANO hotels slated to open in London. In addition to a bar and restaurant in the basement, there will be a sky bar and rooftop terrace with impressive city views and weekend DJs.