Hotels to Love from the 2020s

It is not news to anyone that this year was very hard, especially for hotels. Due to Covid-19, many containment measures were taken. Measures that prohibited leaving home and consequently your country. But this didn’t stop hotels from refreshing or opening anew. Read on to discover the most anticipated hotel openings in 2021!

Hotel Castello di Reschio, Italy

If you plan on sleeping in a castle, your dream may be close to coming true! The reopening of Hotel Castello di Reschio as a 36-room boutique hotel, restaurant, and spa is part of a legacy project that aims to protect and restore this unique part of Italy.

2021 hotel openings Hotel Castello di Reschio
Hotel Castello di Reschio

Aman, New York City

This new Aman hotel will feature a 40-seat cinema, recording studio, lounge, and restaurant in the 1970s style. In addition, suites will even be housed in old school Pullman train cars!

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The Aman Spa

Kisawa Sanctuary, Mozambique

If you want to have a vacation that is like a retreat this is the right place. The Kisawa Shrine combines cultural celebration with environmental preservation on the island of Banguerra. It has individually designed bungalows offering ample privacy, each with its own swimming pool, private beach, and massage hut.

Kisawa Sanctuary Bungalow mozambique
Kisawa Sanctuary Bungalow

The Aurum, Catskills

Aurum is the first Roman-style hammam in North America. It has mountain bungalows and beautiful outdoor gardens. It also has interiors adorned with antiques of local origin and a spa that gives a modern touch to the concepts of bathing and well-being seen for the first time in Ancient Rome.

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The Aurum Spa

Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, Mexico

If you are passionate about beaches, warmth, and music then Tamarindo is your destination. The new Four Seasons hotel is located on a private peninsula on the Pacific coast in a protected ecological reserve. Around the hotel you will find picturesque beaches, lush landscapes, and unique topography.

2021 hotel openings Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo, Mexico
Four Seasons Resort Tamarindo

Bishop’s Lodge, Santa Fe 

This new hotel was rebuilt since this property belonged to the Pulitzer family. Completely renovated, it has some of the most beautiful scenery and is completely luxurious!

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Bishop’s Lodge

Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth

Located on the property of Le Guanahani, this hotel is being renovated by designer Luis Pons. The style will be inspired by the colorful Caribbean. This resort will have a beach club, swimming pool, tennis court, spa, gym, and beachfront restaurant.

Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth
Rosewood Le Guanahani St. Barth

Six Senses Botanique, Brazil 

If you are still looking for a retreat surrounded by nature and heat, this is the right place. An intimate ecological retreat with Brazilian authenticity at its heart, the Six Senses Botanique will consist of seven suites and 27 villages in the picturesque forests that surround the Serra da Mantiqueira.

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Six Senses Botanique

One&Only Portonovi, Montenegro

Who doesn’t love a large Venetian-style resort? This one has a view of Boka Bay and a range of sparkling pools. There is also an area for families, and another for those looking for a party style.

One&Only Portonovi, Montenegro
One&Only Portonovi

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Cayo Exclusive Resort and Spa, Crete 

This hotel wants to combine a new level of luxury design and cuisine on the island of Crete. It has a view of the magnificent Bay of Elounda and the island of Spinalonga. It will consist of 74 rooms, suites, and villas of exclusive design. The hotel will also host four restaurants.

Cayo Exclusive Resort and Spa
Cayo Exclusive Resort and Spa

Cheval Blanc, Paris

The LVMH brand Cheval Blanc will open its first property in Paris. And none other than the iconic Peter Marino is in charge of transforming La Samaritaine. Located on the banks of the Seine, Cheval Blanc will surely become a beloved icon in the city of lights. Definitely one of the most anticipated hotel openings of 2021!

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Cheval Blanc

Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Island

The Maldives is always a top choice when selecting a tropical destination. This new Ritz-Carlton will take a minimalist approach to luxury. You can find pristine beaches, crystal clear oceans, and limitless marine life to take center stage.

Ritz-Carlton Maldives
Ritz-Carlton Maldives

Villa Igiea, Sicily

This hotel is the Belle Epoque palace in Sicily. It has attracted royalty, Hollywood stars, and fashionistas for more than a century. Renovations include a frescoed bar, a large mirrored lounge, and the renowned wide views of the Tyrrhenian Sea.

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Villa Igiea


This hotel will be the first Asian property under the Hilton LXR Hotels and Resorts luxury brand. The resort will have 114 bespoke rooms, five sophisticated restaurants, natural hot springs, and a gym.


We hope you enjoyed this list of anticipated 2021 hotel openings – cheers to safe travels!

Words by Inês Vidal