by Marisa Méndez
Whether you’re looking for a luxurious stay for two or a fun-filled family vacation, these are the new properties you should consider.
High-end amenities and enticing locales are top trends for new hotels opening in 2020. Some properties allow guests to immerse themselves in Europe’s rich history while others give guests their own private piece of paradise along the Mexican coast. No matter where you decide to travel, be sure to consider these hotels for your next vacation.
Andaz Dubai The Palm opened its doors in December 2019. The property sits approximately 5 miles southwest of major Dubai attractions like the Wild Wadi Waterpark and the famous Burj Al Arab building. Inside the rooms at Andaz Dubai The Palm, travelers will find modern styling with warm tones accented by blue and yellow, sitting areas, floor-to-ceiling windows and stained glass. While the property welcomes children and has a family pool, adults will love the on-site Ora spa and the adults-only pool on the hotel’s 14th floor.
Travelers who want to stay close to Versailles Palace should look no further than this Airelles property. The Château de Versailles, Le Grand Contrôle sits on Versailles’ grounds in the Grand Contrôle building (which was designed by Louis XIV’s architect, Jules-Hardouin Mansart, and built in 1681). The renovated structure will house just 14 classically designed rooms and suites as well as an indoor pool, a spa by Valmont, and an on-site restaurant and bar headed by chef Alain Ducasse. Room rates will include breakfast. The hotel, which sits 13 miles southwest of Paris, will begin taking reservations in February for its anticipated spring 2020 opening.
Hall Arts Hotel: Dallas
As its name implies, the Hall Arts Hotel in Dallas places a high focus on the visual arts. Throughout the hotel, guests will find a curated collection of paintings, sculptures, mixed-media pieces and more from artists all over the world. Art is even a significant force within the rooms: large photographs of dance and movement performances dominate the walls. You’ll also find artfully designed amenities such as a rooftop pool and poolside bar, a fitness center, Ellie’s Restaurant (complete with an outdoor terrace) and Ellie’s Lounge, where guests can sip cocktails and listen to musicians play tunes on the lounge’s grand piano. Hall Arts Hotel opened in December 2019.
Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach: Miami Beach, Florida
Expected to open in March 2020, this Miami Beach, Florida, property will offer a quiet retreat in bustling South Beach, as it’s nearly a mile from the beach itself. As with other Kimpton hotels, guests at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar South Beach can expect an evening wine reception, pet-friendly accommodations and health-focused amenities like in-room yoga mats and complimentary bikes. All of the hotel’s 96 rooms are outfitted in white and soft blue color palettes with light wood furniture. Guests should expect to pay a daily resort fee, a daily parking fee and a daily internet fee (though internet is free for IHG Rewards Club members).
Hotel Castello di Reschio: Perugia, Italy
Set on a 3,700-acre estate in the region of Umbria, Italy, the Hotel Castello di Reschio is made for royalty: The Italian hotel’s 36 accommodations are housed in a 10th-century castle. Rooms will feature a blend of historic and contemporary, with centuries-old exposed beams complimenting four-poster beds, gold fixtures and frames, and furniture clad in luxe fabrics. What’s more, visitors will be able to enjoy an array of on-site activities. Guests can relax in the Bathhouse — the Reschio’s spa which is located in the castle’s old wine cellar — or try horseback riding, fishing, truffle hunting and more. Plus, many of the activities will be family-friendly. Hotel Castello di Reschio sits approximately 80 miles southeast of Florence and is scheduled to open in June 2020.