Hotel openings - August 2023

28 Aug 2023 by Mark Caswell
Canopy by Hilton Cannes (image from https://stories.hilton.com/)

Business Traveller tries to report on as many of the new hotel openings worldwide as we can, but it’s not always possible to dedicate a whole news story to each and every one.

So here we round-up some of the new properties which have been unveiled this month. We’ll aim to keep this updated throughout the month, and then start a new feature for June, and so on.

Previous round-ups can be seen through the links below:

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21c Museum Hotel St Louis

21c Museum Hotel St Louis (image from https://www.21cmuseumhotels.com/stlouis/)

The latest property under Ennismore’s art-focused 21c Museum Hotels brand is housed within St Louis’ Renaissance Revival-style YMCA building, and features 173 rooms, a wellness centre with indoor pool, Idol Wolf restaurant, and more than 14,000 square feet of museum exhibition space.


Dornoch Station

Dornoch Station (credit: Marine & Lawn Hotels & Resorts)

Formerly known as The Dornoch Hotel, this 1902 property has been fully renovated and is now part of the Marine & Lawn brand. Located close to Royal Dornoch Golf Club, the hotel features 89 rooms, The Golden Gorse restaurant and Bar Ross.


Hotel Indigo Guadalajara Expo

Hotel Indigo Guadalajara Expo (image from https://www.ihgplc.com/en/news-and-media)

This renovated hotel in the city’s Chapalita district is housed within a property originally built for the 1970 FIFA World Cup, and features 162 rooms, JAL Cocina de Raiz restaurant and rooftop bar Setenta.


AC Hotel by Marriott Split

AC Hotel by Marriott Split (image from https://news.marriott.com/)

Housed within Croatia’s tallest building, this 214-room hotel features Laureto Restaurant for Mediterranean cuisine, Cumano Bar, and 178 SPA with indoor pool, sauna and steam room.


Canopy by Hilton Cannes

Canopy by Hilton Cannes (image from https://stories.hilton.com/)

The former Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel Cannes has been renovated and reopened under Hilton’s Canopy brand, with features including 129 room and 12 apartments, as well as a rooftop restaurant and cocktail bar, an indoor-outdoor heated swimming pool and spa facilities.


DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Higashiyama

DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Higashiyama (image from https://stories.hilton.com/)

This 158-room hotel is situated a ten-minute taxi ride from Kyoto Station, and features a 24-hour fitness centre and public bath, as well as all-day dining F&B concept OPEN, comprises three venues – The Barista, The Bar and The Bistro.


Your Apartment - Old Kent Road

Your Apartment - Old Kent Road (image supplied by Your Apartment)

The brand’s third London property is housed within the former Stax Building on Old Kent Road, and features nine two-bedroom apartments, all of which feature either balconies with outdoor seating, or private terraces.


Nobu Hotel San Sebastián

Nobu Hotel San Sebastián (image supplied by Fox Communications)

The group’s fifth Spanish hotel enjoys views over the La Concha Bay towards Santa Clara Island, and features 17 guestrooms and suites, as well as an infinity rooftop pool and signature Nobu Restaurant.


Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino

Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino (image supplied by the M Collective)

This beachfront resorts features 99 suites and villas, with facilties including a 25-metre indoor-outdoor pool, a herbal sauna, hammam, Oliviera Restaurant for Greek cuisine, and Levantine-focused Tahir Restaurant.


Selina Kaminos Evia

Selina Kaminos Evia (image supplied by SEC Newgate)

Situated on the Greek island of Evia (also known as Euboea), this 105-room property features a swimming pool, co-working space, a private beach club, and Sea Goat Bar and Restaurant for modern Mediterranean dishes.


Hilton Yala Resort

Hilton Yala Resort (image supplied by Fox Communications)

Located on the edge of Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park, this resort property features a jungle-facing spa, as well as F&B options including Sri Lankan and Asian-inspired Dhira, grilled meat and seafood-focused Sandali, and bar and coffee lounge Vanya.


Radisson Blu Residences, Saidia

Radisson Blu Residences, Saidia (image supplied by https://www.africa-newsroom.com/press/media)

Situated in northern Morocco’s popular seaside destination of Saidia, the hotel is located next to the Radisson Blu Resort Saidia Beach, and features 13 suites, studios and apartments, with facilities including two swimming pools and Le Perle Bleue restaurant.


hub by Premier Inn London Camden

hub by Premier Inn London Camden (image supplied by Whitbread)

The 16th property under Whitbread’s hub by Premier Inn brand is located at the junction of Camden High Street and Delancey Street, and features 80 rooms, and an all day Lounge F&B offering.


Capri by Fraser, Phnom Penh

Capri by Fraser, Phnom Penh

Frasers Hospitality’s first property in Cambodia features 86 studio and one-bedroom apartments, as well as a Caprilicious restaurant, Drinx rooftop bar, and a self-service launderette “with interactive games”.


Amari Raaya Maldives

Amari Raaya Maldives (image from ATW Travel Marketing)

Situated on a private island in Raa Atoll, this resort property features 187 beachfront and overwater pool villas, as well as eight F&B options ranging from Thai, Asian and Maldivian to international cuisine.


Radisson RED Tbilisi

Radisson RED Tbilisi (image from https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/corporate/media/press-releases)

Housed within a 100-year-old former post office building on the city’s Davit Aghmashenebeli Avenue, this 111-room hotel features the ground floor Posta Restaurant and Bar, as well as three meeting rooms and a courtyard accommodating up to 500 guests.


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