Business Traveller rounds up new, upcoming and reopening hotels from brands including Radisson, Marriott and Six Senses
Radisson Jodhpur, India
Radisson has opened its first property in Jodhpur, the historic city in India’s state of Rajasthan. Situated in the centre, the hotel is just two km from Jodhpur Airport and four km from the train station. Spread over 21,000 sqm, the hotel consists of 96 rooms and suites, ranging from superior to business class. It also offers a fitness centre and spa service, as well as four restaurants. Guests can eat cuisines from around the globe all day at Ekatra, head to rooftop bar Abhiras for Indian food, try cocktails at J Bar or enjoy pastries at 1459 on the lobby level. The hotel also has more than 9,000 sqm of meeting space, plus a banquet area.
Marriott Mena House, Cairo
Marriott has opened a new hotel in Cairo’s historic palace, the Mena House, making it the brand’s 19th hotel in Egypt. Set against the backdrop of the Great Pyramids of Giza, the hotel lies amid 40 acres of gardens. It boasts 331 rooms and suites as well as leisure facilities including a pool, health club and spa. Additionally, the hotel offers more than 1,400 sqm of indoor meeting space and more than 8,700 sqm of outdoor venues. Guests can dine at the hotel’s all-day restaurant, 139 Pavilion, grab an Italian lunch at Alfredo or relax with coffee and tea in the Sultan Lounge.
Holston House, Nashville
Hyatt has added to its Unbound Collection with Holston House in downtown Nashville. Located in an 88-year-old art deco building, the boutique hotel lies near the Cumberland River and many of the city’s musical attractions. Its 191 rooms include two Penthouse Suites on the twelfth floor as well as four one-bedroom suites. The hotel’s restaurants are courtesy of New York-based APICII food group and include a restaurant, a lobby bar and lounge and a rooftop pool bar.
The Setai Tel Aviv
The Setai brand is expanding from its property in Miami Beach with The Setai Tel Aviv, set to open in March of 2018. Located on the Mediterranean Sea next to the ancient city of Jaffa, the property was originally built as a fortress during the King’s Crusade rule of Jaffa during the 12th century. The fortress’s architecture has been restored and renovated over the past 25 years, leaving The Setai hotel with 120 guestrooms and suites. Amenities include a full-service spa, a fitness centre and a beauty salon as well as meeting rooms with space for 200 people. The hotel also features a range of Israeli food at Jaya, its main restaurant, while the Setai Tel Aviv Bar serves cocktails, fine wines and a traditional British high tea service.
Six Senses Kaplankaya, Turkey
Six Senses Kaplankaya will be reopening on May 1, 2018 after a renovation from Clodagh Design, the New York-based design house also behind the renovation of Six Senses Douro Valley in Portugal. Located across the bay from Bodrum on Turkey’s western coast, the resort offers 141 guestrooms, six suites and 66 Ridge villas and residences with views of the Aegean Sea. Guests can enjoy Mediterranean cuisine at three dining venues and grab drinks at the Beach Bar on the main beach or the Library Bar, which is open for morning snacks and coffee. The property is also complete with a 10,000 sqm spa and five conference and event rooms. The resort is a 50-minute drive from Milas-Bodrum International Airport and 105 minutes from Izmir International Airport.
St. George Hotel, Helsinki, Finland
Kamp Collection Hotels of Finland is opening its tenth hotel. Following the restoration of a building from the 1840s, the St. George Hotel in Helsinki will open in March 2018. The hotel spans 10,000 sqm throughout seven floors and contains 148 rooms and five suites. Each suite is uniquely dedicated to a different part of Finland’s history and culture. The hotel also contains a spa as well as the Andrea restaurant and the St. George Bakery and Bar.