Hotel openings - March 2023

31 Mar 2023 by Mark Caswell
Grand Mercure Hanoi (image supplied by Delivering Asia Communications)

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 April, and so on.

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

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Dolce by Wyndham Milan Malpensa

Dolce by Wyndham Milan Malpensa (image supplied by Grifco PR)

Previously trading as the Hilton Garden Inn Milan Malpensa, this 207-room property is located around 8 km from Milano Malpensa Airport, and features a café, Mediterranean restaurant, and conference facilities for up to 400 guests.


Iaïla, Seychelles, a Tribute Portfolio Resort

laila, Seychelles, a Tribute Portfolio Resort (image supplied by Hills Balfour)

The first property under Marriot’s Tribute Portfolio brand in the Seychelles features 76 bespoke guest rooms, as well as a water sports centre, outdoor swimming pool, spa, barbershop and five restaurants and bars.


Radisson Collection Astorija Hotel, Vilnius

Radisson Collection Astorija Hotel, Vilnius (image from https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/corporate/media/press-releases)

Formerly known as the Radisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel, Vilnius, the 119-room hotel has joined the Radisson Collection following extensive renovations, including the restoration of the property’s original wine cellar which is now available for private wine and food tastings.


JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa (image from https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-photos/cjuju-jw-marriott-jeju-resort-and-spa/)

This clifftop hotel is connected to route 7 of Jeju island’s Ollie Trail walking path, and features 197 rooms, signature BBQ and rotisserie restaurant The Flying Hog, and four indoor and outdoor swimming pools fed by the island’s volcanic springs.


Grand Mercure Hanoi

Grand Mercure Hanoi (image supplied by Delivering Asia Communications)

This 181-room Accor property features four restaurants and bars including VIVU Rooftop Sky Bar and a 15th floor signature Asian brasserie Cat Vi. Other facilities include a glass-sided rooftop pool, SONG spa and fitness centre.


Hyatt Regency San Luis Potosí

Hyatt Regency San Luis Potosí (image from https://newsroom.hyatt.com/)

This 134-room property is situated in the Las Lomas district of San Luis Potosí, and features an outdoor swimming pool, Californian-Mexican fusion restaurant Sonoma, cocktail bar Dry Martini, and Goucho Prime BBQ restaurant.


Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Convention & Exhibition Center

Radisson Blu Hotel, Riyadh Convention & Exhibition Center (image from https://www.radissonhotels.com/en-us/corporate/media/press-releases)

Attached to the Riyadh International Conference and Exhibition Center, this 223 room hotel features two restaurants, seven meeting spaces, and a lounge for guests staying in executive rooms and suites.


ibis Thane

ibis Thane (image from https://press.accor.com/)

Accor’s 22nd ibis hotel in India is located in the city of Thane, around 50 minutes’ drive from Mumbai International airport. Features include 186 rooms, as well as “multi-cuisine” restaurant Spice It, a web corner, and fitness and business centres.


greet Wien City Nord

greet Wien City Nord (image from https://press.accor.com/)

Situated in Vienna’s 21st district, this 96-room hotel has been designed around the theme of a Viennese allotment garden, and features a breakfast room, bistro and 24-hour mini market in the lobby area, as well as a Second Chance boutique where used items are sold for charity.


Hampton by Hilton Quito La Carolina Park

The rooftop at the Hampton by Hilton Quito La Carolina Park (image from https://stories.hilton.com/)

This 135-room hotel is situated close to the city’s Metropolitan and Carolina Parks, and features a rooftop garden, three meetings spaces on the 13th floor, a fitness centre, and lobby-level co-working space.


Mondrian Cannes

Mondrian Cannes (image from https://book.ennismore.com/hotels/mondrian/cannes)

The former Cannes Grand Hotel on the city’s Promenade de la Croisette has reopened as Mondrian Cannes, following renovation works which have seen the addition of a new fitness centre, and Mr Nakamoto restaurant and bar.


hub by Premier Inn London Clerkenwell

hub by Premier Inn room

This 180-room hotel is located on London’s Farringdon Road, and is part of a wider development on the site of a former NCP car park, which will also feature an adjacent six-floor building offering retail and office space.


Hyatt Centric Ville-Marie Montréal

Hyatt Centric Ville-Marie Montréal (image from https://newsroom.hyatt.com/)

Located in the heart of Old Montréal, the hotel features 177 rooms, Quebéc-British fusion restaurant Cartier Arms, 5,000 square feet of meeting space, and a rooftop pool which is scheduled to open this summer.


The Momentus Hotel Alexandra

Rendering of The Momentus Hotel Alexandra

Located in the city-state’s Queenstown district, this 442-room hotel features a 25-metre infinity pool with views of southwestern Singapore, the Verandah Rooftop Rotisserie, and a 19th floor club lounge.


Premier Inn Keswick

Premier Inn Keswick (image from whitbread.co.uk)

The 71-room Keswick hotel is Premier Inn’s first property within the Lake District National Park. and features the group’s growing Premier Plus room category, as well as a restaurant and 29 onsite parking spaces.


Mövenpick BalaLand Resort Lake Balaton

Mövenpick BalaLand Resort Lake Balaton

Accor’s first Mövenpick hotel in Hungary is situated on the coast of the largest lake in Central Europe, and features interiors inspired by Jules Verne’s novel “Around the world in 80 days”, with facilities including Pirate Restaurant & Terrace, the Reform Club bar, and a spa with with three saunas, a salt cabin and a steam room.


JEN Shenzhen Qianhai by Shangri-La

JEN Shenzhen Qianhai by Shangri-La (image from shangri-la.com)

The group’s ninth JEN property is located within the mixed use Qianhai Kerry Centre, and features 369 rooms, all-day dining restaurant OpenHouse, two swimming pools, a 2,400 sqm fitness centre, and the brand’s JEN SOCIETY co-working and meeting concept.


The Palmetto Hotel

The Palmetto Hotel (image supplied by Cultural Counsel)

The Palmetto is situated in Charleston’s historic French Quarter, and features 45 rooms with 55-inch TVs, Nespresso machines and Bamford toiletries, as well as lobby bar with craft cocktail menu.


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