The 15 Best New Luxury Hotels Around the Globe

Discerning travelers continually seek the epitome of luxury in the form of new, opulent hotels. Whether it’s the allure of sun-soaked beaches or the tranquility of mountain retreats, the latest generation of luxury establishments is redefining opulence and setting new standards for five-star service. In this guide, we delve into the crème de la crème of new luxury hotels, offering palatial accommodations, bespoke amenities, and immersive local experiences. Remarkably, acclaimed jewelers and watchmakers, Bulgari and Chopard, have taken the lead, contributing three of the top four new properties.

15. The Peninsula, London

In a remarkable year for luxury hotel openings in London, The Peninsula London stands out as one of the very best. Situated next to Hyde Park and close to designer boutiques, this Belgravia hotel exemplifies meticulous attention to detail. With its prime location, it promises an exceptional experience for travelers seeking luxury in the heart of the UK.

14. The Dolli, Athens

The Dolli at Acropolis in Athens has become a favorite among sophisticated and well-informed Athenians. Offering chic yet unpretentious vibes, it boasts individually designed apartments, rooms, and suites. The rooftop restaurant and pool lounge, along with stylish dining spaces like Le Bar Secret, contribute to its allure.

13. Capella, Sydney

Capella Sydney emerges as the upscale hotel Sydney needed. This lavish, medium-sized property strikes the perfect balance, reviving an iconic heritage building while offering a spacious spa that leaves a lasting impression. A testament to Sydney’s allure, Capella Sydney is poised to become a benchmark in luxury accommodations.

12. Six Senses Southern Dunes, The Red Sea

Opened in November 2023, this Red Sea retreat pays homage to Nabataean architecture and the majestic desert setting. Boasting 36 guest rooms, suites, and 40 pool villas, it sets new standards in sustainability and desert hospitality in Saudi Arabia, earning a place on the global luxury tourism map.

11. COMO Metropolitan, Singapore

Situated in COMO Orchard on Bideford Road, COMO Metropolitan Singapore marks the brand’s debut in its home country. Spanning 19 floors, it seamlessly combines the finest elements of COMO hospitality, fashion, wellness, and cuisine, offering an immersive experience in the heart of Singapore.

10. The Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York City

Exuding richness, romance, and vibrant splendor, The Fifth Avenue Hotel in New York City captivates with its old-school charm. Boasting 153 exquisitely appointed rooms and suites, each with a distinct character, this historical mansion provides a true home away from home in the heart of the city.

9. Four Seasons The Pearl, Qatar

A departure from the typical Four Seasons experience, this exquisite property in Qatar offers solely residential-style apartments. With a fantastic beachfront location, each apartment provides a genuine sense of home, showcasing the brand’s commitment to luxury living.

8. Raffles at The OWO, London

Transformed from a historic landmark, Raffles London at The OWO (Old War Office) stands as a remarkable property. With 120 lavish rooms and suites, nine restaurants, three bars, and a luxurious Guerlain spa, it welcomes guests with a grand staircase and a nod to its significant former life.

7. Six Senses, Rome

A bold venture by Six Senses, this urban wellness-focused resort in Rome serves as an oasis amidst the city’s bustling historic center. With tranquil terraces in selected guest rooms and suites, and a striking Roman Spa spanning two floors, Six Senses Rome exceeds expectations in offering a soothing sanctuary.

6. Estelle Manor, UK

Nestled on a sprawling 60-acre estate in Oxfordshire, Estelle Manor proclaims itself as a “new school club with old school values.” With 108 rooms and suites, it promises an impressive array of accommodation options, with a soon-to-arrive Roman-inspired bathhouse and spa.

5. The Peninsula, Istanbul

This lavish resort-style property in Istanbul captivates with its four buildings offering 177 rooms and suites. Located in the upmarket Beyoglu neighborhood, it promises an unforgettable experience with a classic Peninsula-style lobby, an impressive spa, and indoor and outdoor pools.

4. Mandarin Oriental, Costa Navarino

As the World’s Best Luxury Hotel Brand 2023, Mandarin Oriental’s new resort in Spain is a testament to their excellence. With 99 sumptuously appointed suites and villas, it combines traditional Messenian elements with contemporary opulence, providing extraordinary views and generous living spaces.

3. Bulgari, Tokyo

Debuting in April, Bulgari Hotel Tokyo already stands out as Japan’s most opulent hotel. Situated on the top levels of the Yaesu skyscraper, it offers 98 exceptionally roomy suites and guest rooms, an incredibly lavish spa, and numerous dining and drinking options.

2. 1 Place Vendôme, Paris

In a notably understated opening, Chopard, the distinguished jeweler, crafted this exquisite boutique Parisian establishment. With just 15 suites and rooms, 1 Place Vendôme offers quiet luxury, making it a genuinely extraordinary place for those who appreciate discreet opulence.

1. Bulgari Hotel, Rome

Surpassing expectations, Bulgari Hotel Roma stands as a remarkable achievement in luxury hospitality. The renowned name in fine jewelry, part of the luxury French conglomerate LVMH, has crafted an ultra-luxury hotel with 120 rooms and suites. With impending resorts in the Maldives, Miami Beach, and Los Angeles, Bulgari’s ascent as a luxury hospitality operator promises to be a game-changer.


From the palatial luxury of the Middle East to opulent suites in Europe, this list showcases an exquisite collection of some of the finest accommodations globally. For travelers seeking ultimate luxury, these destinations serve as inspiration, inviting them to embark on a journey of discovering and indulging in unparalleled opulence. Explore more inspiring and envy-inspiring venues in our other luxury travel articles for your next premier vacation destination.

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