The 20 Most Anticipated Luxury Hotel Openings For 2022

From a spectacular cliffside retreat in Montenegro to a historic urban hotel in London, I have curated a list of highly anticipated hotel openings for 2022 worldwide. Many of these properties have continued construction despite COVID-19 as long-range investments but could still be delayed in opening due to any new restrictions from each country.

This year I have listed all new properties and residences by hotel brand so that luxury travelers can visit their trusted favorites. Also, for the first time, a theme park hotel has made the list of luxury openings due to its high-end price.


The luxury brand is known for its wellness offerings also launched the new Janu brand of hotels which focuses on wellness and activity. New Janu openings are planned for 2022, including Montenegro. Aman resorts see a push back for the scheduled Baja, Mexico Amanvari to 2024, with no property launches scheduled until 2023.


New York- Wildflower Farms, (Hudson Valley)

Located 90 minutes from Manhattan, Wildflower Farms offers up 140 acres along a lazy river that embraces free-standing cabins with views of the Shawangunk Ridge. With 65 free-standing bungalows, cottages, and suites, all in contemporary cabin-style aesthetic featuring individual fireplaces and large terraces. There is also a Spa with an indoor saltwater pool, outdoor swimming pool, and spa tubs.


Rabat Arzana– Morocco

Located near Rabat’s town center, the new 120-room hotel will be part of the exclusive Arzana development, a community of luxury residences nestled within lush green gardens overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. From its elevated waterfront spot, with views of a tranquil lagoon and beach, the new property will have two all-day dining restaurants alongside its lobby and pool bars, a fully appointed spa and salon.

Other 2022 launches for Conrad include Shanghai, Chia Laguna Sardinia, with the new Conrad Tulum opening New Years.


The Riviera Maya

With 180 guestrooms and suites, the Riviera Maya hotel will be situated within the luxurious Kanai development, and home to six food and beverage outlets including a signature restaurant, pool bar and beach club, destination spa and an expansive 206sqm (2,217 sqft) Penthouse Suite. In addition to multiple meeting spaces, the hotel will also house an extensive outdoor deck for large scale events and parties.

Located on a pristine beachfront site, EDITION Hotels’ first property in Mexico will be positioned along the Caribbean coastline.

EDITION will also launch locations in Madrid, Milan, Doha, Dubai, and Ginza Tokyo in 2022.



Four Seasons third property in Colombia will comprise of a Hotel and Private Residences in a collection of historic buildings very close to the walled city. Four Seasons will revitalize and restore several buildings dating back to the 16th century. The new Hotel will feature 131 rooms, including a Royal Suite and a Presidential Suite boasting 4,200 square feet. The property will also include 16 Private Residences


St Georges (Grenada)

Kimpton Kawana Bay Resort will be a partial adaptive reuse with new-build expansion. The five-star resort will offer 146 guestrooms and suites, plus an infinity-edge pool, spa, speciality restaurant, lounge, and beach bars. Nearly every suite will include a private pool overlooking Grenada’s stunning Grand Anse Beach.

With an aggressive rollout other Kimpton launches in 2022 will include Mallorca, Frankfurt, Mexico City Roatan and Rotterdam.


Etiler (Istanbul)

This new development comprises three stand alone towers and is located in the exclusive Etiler residential area, close to the city’s central business district. One of the towers will house Mandarin Oriental Etiler, Istanbul with 158 guestrooms and suites and 16 serviced apartments. The remaining two towers will house 251 luxurious Residences at Mandarin Oriental.

Nanjing (China)

Located on the Qinhuai River and close to historic landmarks including the Gate of China, the hotel will feature 106 rooms and suites with views of the river and the ancient city wall. There will be three restaurants and bars, including an all-day dining option, a Chinese restaurant and a Lobby Lounge. The hotel will also have a Spa at Mandarin Oriental, as well as an indoor swimming pool and fitness centre.



With an oceanfront location on Queensland’s Burleigh Heads beach, the 208-room Mondrian Gold Coast will feature a fitness center and spa, as well as several restaurants and pools. The property will also include 89 residential apartments.

More future Mondrian properties being announced include; Dubai, Hoi An, Mexico City, Cannes, and Bordeaux.



Nobu Hotel Marrakech will be located in the Hivernage district, steps from the historic heart of the city, souks and Djemaa el-Fna. Transformed into a luxury lifestyle destination, the hotel will house 71 large guest rooms and suites, a unique selection of dining venues and rooftop spaces, large spa and fitness center, and indoor and outdoor swimming pools.


Greece- Athens

Situated along an exclusive beachfront estate in Southern Athens, the 127 room resort will offer up stunning view suites, and private villas. There will also be a Chenot Spa and two signature restaurants.

One&Only will also launch the beachfront Greece- Kéa island in 2022.


The OWO Residences– London

Raffles London at The OWO will be the capital’s first Raffles property with a historic building that served as Winston Churchill’s base during the Second World War and was the birthplace of Ian Fleming’s James Bond. Many original architectural details have been preserved while also allowing room for updated design elements.  Comprised of 125 rooms and suites, 85 residences, a collection of nine restaurants and bars and an immersive spa.

Other Raffles properties will include 2022 launches in Boston, and Jeddah.


Paradise Valley, Scottsdale

Located on 20 acres near the spectacular Camelback Mountain, the 215 room Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley is an exclusive sanctuary offering secret gardens, oxygen-enriched guest rooms, on-site citrus groves and a huge 400-foot swimming pool.

Additional Ritz properties will include 2022 launches in Paradise Valley, and Morocco.



Located in two stunning modern towers inspired by the coral reefs in the seas surrounding Qatar, Rosewood Doha and Rosewood Residences Doha will consist of an ultra-luxury hotel with 185 exquisite guestrooms and suites, 173 serviced apartments for longer-term stays and 300 residences available for purchase. The hotel will also be a culinary destination with eight innovative venues. The hotel will also introduce Sense, A Rosewood Spa, along with a state-of-the-art fitness center. Rosewood’s signature Manor Club executive lounge concept will also offer Club Room and Suite guests curated services with added convenience and privacy


Housed in a historic 18th century building which was the former headquarters for Erste Group Bank AG, Rosewood Vienna, the hotel will be located on Petersplatz, one of the most famous squares in Vienna’s Old Town. The hotel will offer 99 expansive rooms and suites and will feature a variety of dining and entertainment options, including a rooftop bar with views of the city and an intimate restaurant in a garden setting. There will also be a Sense, A Rosewood Spa.



The Palazzo Salviati Cesi Mellini was built in the 18th century and lies in the center of ancient Rome, just blocks away from the Fontana di Trevi and Pantheon. This is the first Six Senses property to open in Italy, and will offer up 95 guest rooms and suites, a spa, restaurant, outdoor courtyard garden and rooftop terrace with a 360° view of the city.

There are numerous planned openings for Six Senses although those could be pushed into 2023 including; Six Senses New York, Six Senses Crans-Montana in Switzerland, Six Senses Kitzbuehel Alps in Austria, Six Senses Rome, Six Senses Loire Valley in France, Six Senses Ossura Valley in Iceland and Six Senses Grenada by the end of 2022.


Los Cabos at Quivira, Mexico

The Residences at The St. Regis Los Cabos will be located within the Award Winning community of Quivira in Cabo San Lucas. Located along Playa el Faro. The hotel will encompass 120 guestrooms, with 60 residences, all with ocean views and St Regis Butler Service. There will be fitness and wellness facilities, swimming pools, a saltwater lagoon and luxury cabanas.


Cancun, Mexico

Set on 100 acres of secluded Mayan coastline, Waldorf Astoria Cancun will offer 150 rooms all with terraces or balconies overlooking the sea. There will be a signature Waldorf Astoria Spa, five restaurants and bars, exclusive resort amenities. five restaurants and bars

Additional properties in London, Cairo and Seychelles will open in 2023.


Walt Disney World announced more details about its new Galactic Starcruiser 100 cabin hotel, opening in the spring of 2022, an immersive, two-day “Star Wars” experience. At a cost of $5,299 for two nights’ accommodations for two guests and child in a studio, the hotel is now in the price range of many of the world’s top resorts.

According to a Disney spokesperson, “You and your group will embark on a first-of-its-kind Star Wars adventure that’s your own. It’s the most immersive Star Wars story ever created — one where you live a bespoke experience and journey further into a Star Wars adventure than you ever dreamed possible.” 

“Arrive at the Walt Disney World Resort terminal, board a launch pod and rendezvous with the magnificent Halcyon starcruiser. Stay in a cabin or suite with an exquisite view of space. Throughout the ship, you’ll interact with an eclectic collection of characters, sit down to exotic galactic cuisine and perhaps even plot a secret mission together.”


Saudi Arabia is planning to become a major new tourist destination with numerous hotel projects in the works, including the Red Sea Project, Qiddiya, located near Riyadh, promoted as the world’s biggest entertainment city with the world’s fastest roller coaster. Also opening will be a new Habitas Al Ula, a Banyan Tree Hotel & Resort, and the stunning underground Sharaan Resort located within the Sharaan Nature Reserve in the Al Ula desert.

Among the numerous others planned for 2022 openings; Sensei Porcupine Creek-California, Pendry-Washington D.C., Hotel Barriere-New York, Raffles-Moscow, 1 Hotel-London, Viceroy– Ombria, Cheval Maison-Frankfurt, and Delano-Paris.