luxe - New Openings
Written by Oryx
Seek out the newest restaurants, hotels, and spas with our guide.
The Hilton Doha has opened on the Corniche in the Qatari capital, with six restaurants, an outdoor swimming pool, kids’ club, spa, and a private beach. All 309 rooms have views over the Arabian Gulf. A 15-minute drive from the airport, and close to the business district and important attractions, Hilton Doha also boasts Qatar’s very first Trader Vic’s bar and restaurant, and the first eforea: spa at Hilton in the Middle East.
Apex Temple Court Hotel, London
This luxury hotel boasts 184 luxurious bedrooms and suites, a restaurant and bar, exclusive Club lounge, gym, and courtyard. It is the first hotel to be built in one of London’s Inns of Court, the Inner Temple, in the heart of London’s legal district. The courtyard at Apex Temple Court leads from the Inner Temple onto the famous Fleet Street, the historical home of London’s newspaper industry.
Palace Hotel Tokyo
Originally opened in 1961, the new incarnation of Palace Hotel Tokyo celebrates Japanese culture. With a moat-side setting by Tokyo’s Imperial Palace, every guest room in the house features views of the Imperial Palace gardens as well as the surrounding skyline beyond. Guest accommodation is limited to just 290 rooms and suites, all 45 sqm. or larger, and guests staying in club rooms or suites enjoy access to a private club lounge.
Wythe Hotel, New York
Wythe Hotel is a former textile factory building that has been converted into a 72-room hotel on the Williamsburg, Brooklyn, waterfront. All of the character of the building has been preserved, and the leftover ceiling pine has been re-used wherever possible:in the beds, desks, and restaurant floor. The hotel has a fitness room, screening room, and 6th floor rooftop bar, and many rooms boast floor-to-ceiling views of the Manhattan skyline and East River.
Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa
The Anantara Spa at Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa is an oasis of comfort and calm, and features a modern twist on the traditional Turkish hammam. The Anantara Spa also features signature Anantara treatments, steam, and sauna facilities, as well as separate male and female areas. Guests can experience tranquil treatments in decadent spa rooms and relaxation lounges with a choice of indoor or outdoor facilities.