In what has now become an annual tradition, here is my list of 2022 new hotel openings. As you know, the difference between other list of new hotels that you may have seen is that I only present new boutique hotels openings in Europe, hotels that are small in space but big in style.
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The previous lists of new hotels opening are here:
- 21 delightful boutique hotels opening in 2021
- The most stylish openings in 2020
- 26 new hotel openings in 2019
- 10 new hotels with pool opening in 2018
- 25 new boutique hotels to discover in 2017
- 24 new hotels opening in 2016
- 41 boutique hotels that opened in 2015
Palazzo Rainis, Novigrad, Croatia
This new boutique and historical jewel of a hotel is located near the marina in this Istrian city. It was built toward the beginning of the 20th century in a neo-Renaissance Venetian style. It will have 16 modern rooms and suites with seaview, a spa, pool, beach and a stylish bar.
Les Hautes Mers, Ile d’Yeu
- Opening 16 April 2022
- 17 bedrooms
Les Domaines de Fontenille continue their expansion with the acquisition of Le Caillou Blanc on an island dear to my heart, Ile d’Yeu. This is where I was spending beautiful spring weekends as a child. The hotel with 17 bedrooms and an outdoor pool is being refurbished and will reopen in April. Starting in the fall and over the next two winter seasons, an extension will be built to install a spa with an indoor swimming pool, 8 additional bedrooms and a seminar room.
Chateau de Thoule sur Mer
Purchased by the Millesime Collection group, this former holiday centre will be transformed into a hotel. The group intends to keep the four facades but build new inside the castle. 45 rooms with a swimming pooln a spa and a target of opening in May 2022.
Chateau de Brindos, Anglet –
- opening Spring 2022
Just a few minutes from Biarritz Airport, Château de Brindos has been recently renovated and is scheduled to reopen in the spring of 2022. There are 29 rooms and suites, on a building set on the side of a private lake. They also have ten floating suites. Two swimming pools – one indoor and one outdoor – and a vast spa complete the picture.
Como Montrachet, Burgundy
COMO Le Montrachet will open in phases, with phase one scheduled to be completed in 2022. The hotel is located in Puligny-Montrachet, in the heart of the sought-after Côte-d’Or region. It will provide unparalleled access to some of the most famous Burgundy Grand Cru vineyards. Arranged across four heritage buildings, 31 rooms and suites will be converted into chic sanctuaries starting with Villa Christine. The phased opening of the hotel will also see a COMO Shambhala Retreat, the first of its kind in France.
The Maybourne Riviera
- From £600
In Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, on the French riviera, this new modern building promises to bring design and clean lines to the area. Each room will have fabulous views of the sea. The hotel has impeccable pedigree – being a sister one to Claridge’s, London . The 69 rooms have a subtle marine theme from design big-hitters such as Pierre Yovanovitch and André Fu. Food promises to be high gastronomy as supervised by former best restaurant in the world chef Mauro Colagreco. There is a fabulous infinity pool perched on the hill overlooking the blue sea and skies.
Fleur de Loire, Loire Valley
- Opening June 2022
The former property of the brother of King Louis XIII will house a 5-star hotel with 44 rooms, including 11 suites, a gourmet restaurant helmed by Michelin-two-star chef Christophe Hay, a bistro, pastry kiosk, swimming pool and state-of-the-art Sisley branded spa. The grounds and gardens will be designed by landscape designer Raphaëlle Chéré.
Revivo Chateau de Fiac, Tarn
Set amid a picturesque village and a bi-centennial 3-hectare park, this REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort is distinguished by spectacular panoramic views, superlative fitness and spa facilities and an original 60sq meter cellar carved out directly from the rock more than 180 years ago that has been turned into a restorative salt cave. The spa will have lots of equipments including hot and cold plunge pools but also a lap pool to swim in.
Not much information and photos but an appealing description and logo style on the website for this luxury Maison d’hôtes with an indoor pool. It will be ideally located in the centre of Bordeaux, between the quinconces et le quartier des Chartrons.
Le Grand Mazarin, Paris
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, on the corner of Rue des Archives and Rue de la Verrerie. 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… this could be a really interesting one to check from September.
Lanserhof, Europe’s leader in innovative health, is set to open the group’s first resort by the sea in Sylt, also known as the ‘Hamptons of Germany’. Housing 55 rooms and suites beneath Europe’s largest thatched roof, the sprawling resort will feature two interconnected saltwater indoor and outdoor pools complete with counter-current system. Its contemporary design will feature a continuous glass facade, the largest on Sylt, to give the impression that the thatched roofs floats above, to blend into the rolling dunes and landscape beyond.
Kilada Country Club, Golf and Residences,
Named after the local fishing village of Kilada, this development of some 235 hectares playing host to a stunning private Country Club, sister Beach Club and showpiece Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course. Scheduled to open in Summer 2022 with a choice of luxurious villas.
From the owners of Parilio. Their first hotel on the island of Paros, a new property which will be a chic revamp of a dated property just outside Naoussa, the island’s lifestyle and nightlife capital. Cosme will have 40 rooms with a crisp Cycladic aesthetic, a spa, fine dining restaurant, and a private beach club.
Sea Breeze Santorini Beach Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton.
Due to launch in Spring 2022, the new 37-room hotel will be Hilton’s first on the glamorous Greek island, complete with private beach. Each room in the new premier development, which is built on the south coast of the island, will benefit from its own private terrace and personal hot tub or swimming pool. Guests will be able to choose between the hotel’s two restaurants and two bars for a relaxed bite to eat or cocktail, with two of the outlets being located on the resort’s private beach. With two pools, a spa, fitness facilities and loungers by the beach, you won’t get bored.
- Opening June 2022
On the eastern edge of the island this new resort boasts a private beach and perfect views of the Aegean Sea. 40 well-appointed villas with chef-prepared meals, private pools, excursions to other nearby islands, and state-of-the-art wellness facilities. There is also a 110-meter infinity pool, a Mediterranean restaurant, gym & spa, and more.
Magma Resort Santorini,
- Expected to open in mid-2022
Magma Resort Santorini, the first resort in the Greek islands in a Hyatt brand, will offer one-of-a-kind luxury stays. The 59-room resort will be nestled among traditional old vineyards and located on the lava-made slopes of Vourvoulos where guests will be able to enjoy stunning Santorini sunsets.
- Opening May 2022
This adults only resort in Santorini will have vast lush gardens, suites—all with private pools will feature local willow shutters. Art will be really present with a changing roster of young contemporary Greek artists. The spa will offer an outdoor or indoor pool, sauna, cold tank, an outdoor yoga area, and subtropical spa gardens.
Originally scheduled to open in 2019, it looks like this is taking much longer to complete. The new luxury retreat will sit on the western side of the beautiful Kéa island, which is only a short trip from Athens. The property will feature 75 villas. Guests will arrive on a private luxury yacht or via an exclusive resort helicopter. There will also be a state of the art fitness centre with both an indoor and outdoor space, and a wellness-focused spa (
Six Senses Ossura Valley
Announced in 2019 to open in 2022, it’s still to be confirmed that this will be the real date.
The property is located on the rugged southern coast in Svínhólar near Lóni, the flatland at the southern end adjacent to the Lón Lagoon, which is separated from the North Atlantic Ocean by a beautiful black sand beach.
The 70-guestroom resort and private cottages will be built using renewable and locally-sourced materials. The resort’s welcome lounge will feel integrated into the surrounding environment and include a library, a cinema room, Earth Lab showcasing the project’s sustainability efforts, and a water bar. The Six Senses Spa will have a functional fitness center, yoga studio and comprehensive wellness programme.
Castle Elvira, Puglia
- Opening Spring 2022
After being abandoned for almost 100 years, Castle Elvira, has been restored following an extensive three-year restoration project. The castle will have four en-suite guest bedrooms with two dedicated private salons, two dining rooms (formal and informal), a bar/piano room, two lounges, cinema and business suite. The castle’s roof terrace “guarantees” impressive sunsets. Families might enjoy the neighboring groundskeeper’s cottage which has two bedrooms and a private garden with sunken jacuzzi and outdoor shower. There will be a very big 753-square-foot swimming pool and, a 12-person jacuzzi and an ornamental pond set in a 37-acre estate with large citrus and olive groves.
The new ICARO on the Alpe di Siusi in South Tyrol, located at an altitude of 1,910 metres above sea level, has been completely refurbished in the respect of its original structure. There are 29 rooms and suites all with panoramic views of the mountains, an indoor and outdoor panorama pool as well as a finnish sauna in the garden, a bio sauna and a steam bath.
Villa Passalacqua, Lake Como
- Opening June 2022
From the owner of the iconic Italian resort Grand Hotel Tremezzo, comes the opening of a second exclusive Lake Como property. Perched above the charming village of Moltrasio, Villa Passalacqua sits on land originally owned by Pope Innocent XI. The historic mansion was constructed in the 18th Century and will feature just 24 suites, each individually designed to perfection. Guests will be able to explore the exquisite beauty of the Passalacqua grounds through hidden tunnels, secret bars, and of course, epic views of the marvelous lake glistening just below the villa.
There will be a lakeside pool and tennis court as well as an open-air gym located in an olive grove, outdoor spa treatments, sunrise yoga, and movie nights under the stars.
Bulgari Hotel Rome
- Announced to open 2022
Bulgari Hotel Roma is touted as “an exceptional homage to the home of Bulgari and its greatest source of inspiration.” The Hotel will be located in the heart of the Campo Marzio neighborhood, minutes from the Spanish Steps, Via del Corso and the Bulgari flagship on Via Condotti. It will have a 65-foot-long pool, a 10,700-square-foot spa, a gym and library dedicated to the history of jewelry.
Vista Palazzo Verona
- Opening February 2022
- From 800 Euro
With 16 suites and a rooftop bar/restaurant overlooking the UNESCO-endorsed skyline, it’s the first major five-star hotel in the city. There will also be an indoor pool, which is quite unusual for hotels in ancient Italian cities.
Hotel La Palma, Capri
The island’s original hotel has been transformed by the luxury hotel brand Oetker collection into the ultimate resort destination. The design will honor both the hotel’s 1822 roots, the mid century glamour of Italian beach clubs, and the modern hospitality needed to create la dolce vita. La Palma Beach Club is set to be the Mediterranean’s buzziest new place to eat, drink, and play while the 50-key hotel will offer plenty of intimate places to unwind and enjoy the enchanting landscape.Located mere steps from the famous Piazzetta, it will comprise a rooftop restaurant and bar, its own beach club, a newly built pool deck, a spa and high-fashion boutiques.
Not much info on this new hotel that will open in Umbria in the Spring but from their instagram, you can see a beautiful old stone building renovated. It’s a former monastery renovated with some modern features and materials such as steel, wood, linen, and terracotta. Apart from 12 spacious rooms, a plants-forward restaurant will entice palates with the rich harvest of the Umbrian soil.There will be a pool.
Borgo Santandrea, Amalfi
- April 2022
Overlooking the enchanting, centuries-old fishing village of Conca dei Marini, Borgo Santandrea is a serene haven situated in the heart of the Amalfi Coast. Nestled 90 meters above sea level, the resort-style hotel features 29 full-service rooms and 16 luxurious suites which offer uninterrupted views of one of the world’s most romantic destinations.
The pristine Mediterranean-style gardens and scenic terraces lead to a private sandy beach, the only one of its kind on the Amalfi Coast. And there is also a saltwater pool with similar stunning views.
The First Roma Aqua
Located along the banks of the Tiber River in the elegant and posh Prati neighborhood, a 10-min walk from The Spanish Steps this luxury hotel will feature a relaxing spa with indoor swimming pool and 24 stylish and contemporary suites and guest rooms, most of them with incredible floor to ceiling windows offering panoramic views over the city. A vibrant rooftop dining space will offer an exquisite Italian culinary menu.
Parkhotel Mondschein, South Tyrol
This hotel currently looks very old fashioned but it’s going through a renaissance under the drive of the owner of two beautiful South Tyrol hotels, the award-winning 1477 Reichhalter and Villa Arnica. It should come with what makes the other properties a draw: simplicity, nordic design fitted to the Italian landscape, world-class dining. There is currently a saltwater pool.
Aman Resorts will launch its new luxury resort venture, Janu on the Adriatic coast. There will be sweeping coastline views, an emphasize on mental and social wellness, and the world’s first Janu Spa. From the photos it looks a bit big but at the same time, the sense of luxury that Aman offers should prevail.
Hotel Hotel, Lisbon
Hotel Hotel is a 40-room in the center of Lisbon which wants to be a multi occasion space: a community hub with immersive dinners, meditation workshops, live music, the occasional artist residency, yoga room and even a pool. But there will be also classic luxury with room service.
Bulgari Hotel, Moscow
Scheduled to open in 2022, Bvlgari Hotel Moscow will stand as the world’s seventh Bvlgari Hotel. Just 300 metres from the Kremlin and Red Square, the richly appointed hotel stretches out over an entire city block. The former residence of a noble family, the 65-room hotel is infused with modern Italian style throughout its private and public spaces. The crown jewel of the hotel is the 300-square-metre Bvlgari Suite. Equally lavish are the restaurant, bar and spacious roof terrace, as well as the extraordinary Spa, with its 25-metre lap pool.
El Vicenç de la Mar
- Opening in April 2022
On the northern coastline of the island, just 7 km from Pollença in Calla Sant Vicenç. Sitting on a crystal-clear cove, the hotel will offer 35 guest rooms including four suites and one Penthouse suite. Some rooms and suites offer their own private terraces, a private jacuzzi or their own private swimming pool. Major features at the hotel will include a breathtaking multi-tiered rooftop terrace with a swimming pool, cocktail bar and restaurant.
The Standard, Ibiza
Located in the heart of Old Town, just steps from the waterfront along the pedestrian-only Vara de Rey, The Standard will inhabit a stark-white building with a collection of 53 rooms and suites, plus a freestanding private residence, Casa Privada. The rooftop pool and restaurant will provide stellar views of the city’s iconic Castle of Ibiza.
Casa Paredes, Caceres
Located in the Old City of Caceres, this new hotel is the rehabilitation of the Palacio de los Paredes-Saavedra, a 13th century palace with a tower. Its 1500 square meters are spread over three floors with a central atrium; In the old cistern from the 15th century you will find the spa and it will have an outdoor garden and a swimming pool. There will be no superior doubles here, because all rooms are superior. The smallest are 60 meters, have two showers with solid oak cabinets and marble bathtubs.
Six Senses Crans-Montana Switzerland
Six Senses Crans-Montana features a resort and residential accommodations in one of the region’s most prominent ski areas just two hours by rail or road from Geneva.
It comprises 47 guest rooms and suites, with several Six Senses residential units already completed and available for purchase under a special provision that is one of the last construction projects able to offer residences for sale to foreigners. Two restaurants are planned as well as a sun terrace and bar plus a retail space. Wellness offerings include a 22,000 square foot (2,000 square meter) Six Senses Spa specializing in Alpine treatments, a gym and fitness studio, swimming pool and suspended relaxation area. The spa will also include a dedicated area for children and teen treatments. Six Senses Crans-Montana will be fully operational in 2021.
Soho House Brighton
Not clear whether there will be rooms or not at this long awaited Soho House outpost. Located on the city’s Madeira Terrace, the club will retain some of the 1920’s architecture as it is a Grade II listed terrace. The result promises to include a gym, indoor and outdoor bars, a fish restaurant and a sun deck complete with that Soho House essential, a plunge pool.
- Opening late summer 2022
Wildes Chester will feature 18 unique bedrooms, a spa with rooftop pool overlooking the city and a destination restaurant and bar, which will include outdoor seating overlooking Eastgate Street on the historic Rows of Chester. The Grade II listed building was developed in 1892 by architect Thomas M Lockwood and features huge fireplaces, stone windows and original beams. The first floor will be transformed into a luxurious and state-of-the-art spa with a relaxation area, nail bar and multiple treatment rooms. The roof of the hotel will be home to the rooftop pool, jacuzzi and terrace.
Cashel Palace, Ireland
- March 2022
I had listed Cashel Palace for a 2021 opening but clearly it’s been delayed and they’re now scheduled to open in March 2022. A Palladian manor, located in the heart of Ireland by the Rock of Cashel in picturesque Co. Tipperary, Cashel Palace will be meticulously restored. Cashel Palace boasts a total of nine opulent suites, four of which are located in the historic Main House, four in our new Garden Wing and one in our Gate Lodge.
There will be a spa with luxury Bamford and Biologique Recherche treatments, a pristine pool and seaweed baths.
The Retreat Elcot Park
- Opening Spring 2022
Housed in a Grade II-listed 18th-century building dating back to 1772 and located between Hungerford and Newbury, The Retreat was once the childhood home of poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. The hotel will comprise 55 bedrooms and two restaurants – an all-day dining brasserie and pan-Asian restaurant. Other elements include a whisky tasting room, honesty pantries on each floor, various meeting and events spaces, plus outdoor pursuits such as a walled working garden, tennis courts, an outdoor infinity pool (complete with designer cabanas and Whispering Angel pool bar), croquet lawns and children’s zone.
There will also be a health club, with pools, treatment rooms, steam and sauna, plus a gym, spin studio and wellness area.
Lympstone manor new pool
As I noted in my review of our stay at Lympstone Manor, the hotel is getting ready to inaugurate its outdoor swimming pool in 2022. There will also be a casual dining venue and bar in the adjacent pool house.
Fowey Hall, Cornwall
Again, this is not a new hotel, but an upgrade. The hotel did go through a renovation in 2020 and now will add 24 new rooms and an outdoor swimming pool by the Spring.
They are also completely relandscaping the grounds and driveway. 19 of the new bedrooms will be located in the hotel’s Garden Wing. A further five bedrooms will sit atop the spa, offering views of the Fowey estuary as well as uninterrupted views of the sea from an elevated position.
The additional rooms will see the hotel have a total of 60 bedrooms.