luxe - New Openings
Written by Oryx
Seek out the newest restaurants, hotels, and spas with our guide.
Housed within a 52-storey skyscraper that was declared a Chicago Landmark in 2008 and entered into the National Register of Historic Places, The Langham, Chicago is an iconic landmark of the city’s skyline. The hotel’s 316 guestrooms and 48 suites amongst the largest in the city boast magnificent views of the Chicago River and the cityscape, and the award-winning wellness retreat Chuan Spa offers holistic treatments based on the principles of traditional Chinese medicine.
Jing An Shangri-La
Jing An Shangri-La’s 508 spacious guestrooms feature stunning views of Shanghai through the almost floor-to-ceiling windows. The most spectacular view can be seen from the hotel’s Horizon Club Lounge, which takes up the entire 55th floor and offers a 360 panoramic view of Shanghai. The Summer Palace restaurant serves southeastern Chinese cuisine with Cantonese flair, while the 1515 WEST Chophouse & Bar features an open-grill kitchen. Shangri-La’s signature CHI, The Spa provides a sanctuary for relaxation.
Marti Wellness by Spa Soul
Located on the top floor of the design hotel Marti Istanbul, Marti Wellness by Spa Soul is a tranquil space in the buzzing city. With Ottoman-inspired design, the spa features five treatment rooms with views over the city, two private marble hammam rooms, a Roman bath, and saunas and steam rooms for both men and women. As well as traditional cleansing hammams, treatments include more modern offerings such as algo-radiance facials and foot acupressure.
Located on level 33 of The Shard, London’s latest iconic building, Hutong serves the lesser-known cuisines of Northern China with an innovative menu inspired by the culinary styles of Peking, Shandong, and Sichuan provinces. Silk curtains, traditional Chinese red lanterns, and hand-carved wooden panels adorn the room. With panoramic views over the London skyline, Hutong is based on the renowned restaurant of the same name in Hong Kong.
Lv8 Resort Hotel is located on the beachfront of Berawa Beach, Canggu, close to some of Bali’s best surf spots. Originally a private estate, Lv8 mixes colonial chic with tropical elegance. The 5-star hotel has 124 stylish suites, including seven penthouses. Eight is the hotel’s modern brasserie, blending traditional fare and international cuisines with an emphasis on the flavours of the Mediterranean, while Ning offers authentic Asian cuisine using fresh seasonal ingredients.