Five of the hottest new hotel openings for 2022

By Tempus | 31 Dec 2021 | Indulge, Travel, Design

From the soaring skyline of Manhattan to the quaint streets of Chiswick, there are plenty of spectacular new establishments just over the horizon

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* Pictured: xenodocheio Milos, Athens

It's coming to the end of another uncertain year, and whilst travel has been rocky, it hasn’t stopped brands and developers from designing for the future and so the new year in sight comes with a whole host of highly anticipated hotel openings across the globe. From the world’s first whole life net zero hotel in London, a new urban sanctuary in Manhattan designed by architect and designer Jean Michel Gathy, the expansion of multi award-winning Hotel Brooklyn to Leicester and a new 5-Star hotel in Le Marais, Paris, it is certain that there’s lots to look forward to.

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xenodocheio Milos in Athens - opening January 2022

Come 15 January 2022, xenodocheio Milos will open its doors to become the home of estiatorio Milos and of all its distinguished guests from around the world. A place where “philoxenia”, the sacred art of making a stranger feel like home, derives from unparalleled taste and world class hospitality. xenodocheio Milos is in downtown Athens opposite Old Parliament, an area bursting with history and celebrates the best of Greek heritage, art and cuisine. Elegant and refined, this authentic culinary hotel experience is the very first luxury boutique hotel of the world-renowned Greek restaurant estiatorio Milos, carrying the inspiring story of Milos to its next chapter.

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Hotel Brooklyn, Leicester - opening May/June 2022

Following the success of Hotel Brooklyn Manchester's opening in 2020, and with over 20 awards under their belt, the inclusive, super-friendly Brooklyn brand is expanding to Leicester, with a new opening in May/June 2022. Like the Manchester hotel, Leicester will be inspired by the New York Borough, with an industrial aesthetic, impressive atrium and exposed brickwork. The Lair will be the hub of the hotel, with an open plan bar, restaurant and vibrant living space. True to the Brooklyn brand, superb design and access for all and careful thought to anyone needing special care will be at the centre of the hotel's philosophy. Like with Manchester this hotel really does push the boundaries for what a hotel should be offering as 'the norm' across all its facilities and will be a key hotel opening for next year - watch this space!

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Jean-Michel Gathy's Aman New York - opening first half of 2022

Aman New York, a hero project for architect and designer Jean-Michel Gathy, will open in the first half of 2022 - a highly anticipated opening in the iconic Crown Building. A significant central Manhattan project, the hotel will include a spacious Aman spa and world class dining and entertainment venues, 83 large guest rooms and suites, the brand’s first urban private residences and a vast open air terrace on the 10th floor.

Le Grand Mazarin, a new 5-Star hotel in Le Marais, Paris - opening September 2022

After Crillon le Brave in Provence, Lou Pinet in Saint-Tropez and Le Coucou in Méribel, Maisons Pariente has chosen the heart of Le Marais for its new 5* hotel. Le Grand Mazarin is located in the heart of the action in a buzzing district that's bursting with creativity and constantly coming up with cutting-edge trends and avant-garde concepts. With its dream location on the corner of Rue des Archives and Rue de la Verrerie near Hotel de Ville, the collection's first city centre hotel embodies Le Marais' signature bold and cosmopolitan eclecticism.

Le Grand Mazarin is a place to meet and get together in a sophisticated setting that puts a playful spin on styles and periods with myriad influences. 61 quirky rooms and suites, a spectacular restaurant with all-day service, a chic yet enigmatic underground bar, the largest private pool in Le Marais... Maisons Pariente has created an exciting, flamboyant, unexpected and spectacular experience inspired by the Paris that the Parisians know and love. Maisons Pariente's new adventure showcases the brand's core values in Paris for the first time: a unique hotel legacy true to an exceptional site, excellent service, unforgettable emotions worth their weight in gold.

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The world’s first whole life net zero hotel, room2 Chiswick - opened December 2021

The world’s first fully net zero hotel in Chiswick, is now open. The green retreat offers a relaxed combination of home and hotel whilst encouraging guests to embrace a sustainable lifestyle. The pioneering new opening sets a new global industry standard for environmental responsibility in the fight against climate change and proves sustainability doesn’t mean sacrificing style, convenience, or comfort.

The pioneering new opening sets a new global industry standard for environmental responsibility in the fight against climate change and proves sustainability doesn’t mean sacrificing style, convenience, or comfort. room2 Chiswick is forecast to use 89% less energy per m2 compared to typical UK hotels, and it is the first hotel in the world to fully account for its entire carbon footprint, making it ‘whole life net zero’.