List Of Best Hotel In The World – The World’s Best New Hotels: 2019 List These new hotels are also creating real connections between their guests and their local communities.
The basics of hospitality have never changed. Great hotels always do everything to make every guest feel truly welcome. But today, the best hotels create real connections between guests and their local communities. Of the many hotels that opened last year, our editors and contributors personally reviewed and selected these 27 because they offer all that and more. We invite you to read about the new hotel worth traveling for.
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Waiting for the forest to invite you in. So stick to the first rule of shinrin-yoku, or Japanese forest bathing. Savvy travelers are invited to the Aman Kyoto Resort at the foot of Mount Daimonji. Surrounded by 80 acres of moss-covered forest dense with maple, cedar and blue oak, all of the resort’s 26 guest rooms feature tatami mats, washi lamps, charcoal planks and cypress bathtubs. Even the modern touches — heated stone floors in bathrooms, e-bikes — are integrated into the old setting. Starting at $1,400. – ADAM H. GRAHAM
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The Puglia region has no shortage of restored palaces and farmhouses. But the Palazzo Daniele took a less traditional approach, adopting the signature rustic-chic style that made its sister hotel G-Rough in Rome an instant hit. The palazzo’s sun-drenched lobby and public areas mix original 19th-century mosaic floors and frescoed ceilings with contemporary art. The friendly staff includes a talented cooking couple, Donata and Patrizia, who play Italian pop music while cooking handmade pasta. Starting at $480. —A.H.G.
Drive 30 minutes west from Tucson and the saguaro cacti will increase in number until you reach a small dirt road next to Saguaro National Park. Here, the five-suite Posada by Joshua Tree House is a lovingly designed retreat for desert lovers. Rich and Sara Combs, the couple behind California’s popular Joshua Tree House, bring their boho-chic style to the suite, which is all decorated with contemporary-inspired Smeg appliances, a wood-burning stove, and stoneware. In and around the 38-acre property, hiking trails provide beautiful solitude. From $185 (minimum two nights). — SARA button
The antidote to the French Quarter’s rowdy scene? Maison de la Luz, an oasis in the trendy Warehouse District across from its sister property, the Ace Hotel. The Maison’s 67 guest rooms were designed by LA’s Studio Shamshiri and Atelier Ace with custom suites and snake handle shower doors. Paris-based Quixotic Project created Bar Marilou, where locals gather for cocktails and French cuisine, including French fries Marilou, fried potatoes with crème fraîche and caviar. Starting at $389. —LYNDSEY MATTHEWS
Chedi Al Bait in the Emirate of Sharjah is an elegant response to the glamor of nearby Dubai. Housed in a gabled building, the 53-room property evokes the history of Sharjah’s wealthy pearl trading families. The living room, with its wooden ceiling, antique ceramics and Arabic seating on the floor, is connected by a street with lamps and a quiet courtyard. Escape the midday heat in the shade of the sidewalk café, where you can taste homemade camel milk ice cream while the sounds of prayers echo from the mosque next door. From $325. ghmhotels.com — ANDY ISAACSON
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Paris has no shortage of hotels in grand palaces. But when the new object from the hotel collection of the Italian J.K. The place opened in the left bank residential corner, brought a variety of A very intimate welcome to the city. The former European consulate has been converted into a hotel that feels like a chic friend’s house, and it’s a few minutes’ walk from Saint-Germain-des-Prés department store and a block from the Musée d’Orsay. Florentine designer Michele Bonan outfitted the 29 guest rooms with the brand’s signature Italian wool props and French antiques from local flea markets — a reminder to guests that they are in the City of Lights. Starting at $870. -LM
Kachi Lodge – an arc of six geodesic buildings set amidst Bolivia’s famed Salar de Uyuni salt flats – is the first resort to offer guests premium accommodations in an otherworldly landscape. Each tent is decorated with beautiful paintings by Bolivian artist Gastón Ugalde, and the food is prepared by a small team from Proyecto Nativa in Sucre. Guests spend their day on guided hikes and drives through the salar, then sip local wine in the late afternoon and watch the sun set over the white landscape. From $2,280 (minimum two nights). — Maria Holland
The bright trend shows no signs of slowing down, and one of the most impressive new options is in the rainforests of northern Costa Rica. Nayara Tented Camp shares 160 acres with its sister properties Nayara Park and Nayara Springs and features 21 tents on a hillside overlooking Arenal Volcano. Tents keep nature front and center, with indoor and outdoor lotus pods and jungle-inspired wallpaper, as well as verandas with infinity pools that draw water from hot springs. Between lounging in six heated rock pools and munching on ceviche, guests can walk with a naturalist to find the red-eyed tree frogs, toucans, and sloths that live among the guarumo trees. Starting at $1,200. – DEVORAH LEV-TOV
Mountain Mulligan Lodge shows tourists a part of Queensland less visited than the sandy beaches of the coast It’s a 35-minute helicopter ride or a three-hour 100-mile overland drive from Cairns to reach the solar-powered property, located on located on a cattle farm. Adjacent to the main lodge are four pavilions accommodating up to 16 guests, with outdoor bathtubs overlooking the sandstone ridges known as Mount Mulligan. Visitors can explore abandoned mining towns and off-road through rocky riverbanks and red eucalyptus forests before returning to a glass of chilled champagne. Starting at $1,070. – LINDY ALEXANDER
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It’s a rough 30-minute drive from Palenas’ small airport to the fly-fishing and ski resorts of Chile’s Lake District. But the wild beauty of Patagonia’s dusty, snow-capped peaks and rivers and lakes brimming with freshwater and rainbow sugar make the trip worthwhile — even if travelers never bring a walking stick. At the seven-room Rio Palena Lodge, owned and operated by Eleven Experience, visitors spend their days fishing, hiking, mountain biking or heli-skiing. At night, they return to their pine living room, decorated with traditional Mapuche fabrics. Starting at $2,500. – NORA WALSH
Five-star London properties are often uncomfortable, but the Belmond Cadogan Hotel is a welcome exception. With just 54 guest rooms, the Queen Anne-style Chelsea retreat offers world-class hospitality: porters, marble floors and original artwork. But the personal touch invites you to feel good. A nearby bookshop has an in-room library, and chef Adam Handling’s mother knits all the teapots for her son’s local restaurant. Access to Cadogan Place Gardens across the street, reserved for residents, offers a locals-only experience. Starting at $605. —S.B.
In recent years Cape Town’s CBD has developed into a hub for restaurants and bars and the hotel scene has finally caught on. Opened last August by South African hoteliers Jan Fourie and Johan du Plessis, the Labotessa occupies a 17th-century building on tree-lined Church Square. The hotel has large rooms: the smallest is 700 square meters. All have French closets, striped beds, Diptyque toiletries, and desirable views across the plaza to Lion’s Head Mountain. Even when the nightlife is in full swing, it’s still blissfully quiet. Starting at $340. — HEATHER RICHARDSON
Sleek and modern, Washington, DC’s Conrad is the antithesis of stuffy old Beltway hotels. Built as part of the new CityCenterDC development, Conrad was designed by Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron. The hotel has 360 quiet rooms and 32 suites, all with floor-to-ceiling windows, some with views of the Capitol dome. A central hall fills the hall with natural light, and art installations encourage guests to pause and reflect. From $700. — JULIA COSGROVE
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Beyond the hustle and bustle of Sunset Boulevard, the West Hollywood Edition balances British architect John Pawson’s dream with a place that invites guests to settle, whether in the luxurious seats of the ornately decorated lobby or in one of the 190 light-filled rooms. The living room is decorated with neutral wood. A collaboration between famed hotelier Ian Schrager and Marriott International, the version features two restaurants helmed by Executive Chef John Fraser at the Michelin-starred Nix in New York. At the Latin-inspired rooftop dining area, Peruvian scallops and empanadas in pistachio mole pair well with mezcal and panoramic city views. Starting at $475. — Jane Sung
Occupying the top 12 floors of the Comcast Center, the Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia puts Philly on the jet-setter map. Accessed by a hair-raising glass elevator, the Sky Lobby on the 60th floor offers views like never before. Digital artworks in public spaces lend a futuristic-contemporary feel, and the 219 birch-panelled guest rooms offer a contemplative retreat. Famed local chef Greg Vernick runs Vernick Fish (try the salmon belly) and Jean-Georges Philadelphia showcases favorite food classics, like eggnog with vodka whipped cream. Starting at $625. – ANN