New hotels in 2022: these 5 openings give reason for anticipation
Hotel brands announce the opening of their new hotels almost three times a day. It is not easy to keep an overview. Which new hotels should be on the bucket list in 2022 and why? A suggestion.
30 December 2021
It is a good sign: several hundred hotels will open their doors for the first time in 2022. The tourism industry thus shows how resilient it is - and that the joy of travelling is unbroken. Selecting a few from this plethora of highly anticipated openings is no easy task. But these five new hotel openings in 2022 should definitely be on your bucket list:
Passalacqua, Lake Como/Italy
Lake Como, Italy
Opening: June 2022
The villa on the shores of Lake Como dates back to the 18th century. Built by Count Andrea Lucini Passalacqua, it has already housed personalities such as Napoleon and Winston Churchill. The hotelier family De Santis wants to preserve the heritage of the villa. Thus, secret corridors, centuries-old beams, former stables and greenhouses have been preserved. In addition to 24 stylish suites, guests can expect a lakeside pool, outdoor gym, spa, yoga and farm-to-table cuisine, among other amenities. Passalacqua is the sister hotel of the renowned Grand Hotel Tremezzo. It is part of the Preferred Hotels collection.
Zulal Wellness Resort, Qatar
Zulal Wellness Resort
Madīnat ash Shamāl، Al Ruwais, Qatar
Tel: +974 4477 6500
Opening: mid-December 2021
The new Zulal Wellness Resort is the largest wellness destination in Qatar. It is also the first wellness resort in the Middle East. It is part of the renowned Chiva-Som Group and covers over 280,000 square metres. The resort in the north of Qatar is divided into two areas: Zulal Serenity is aimed at adults, while Zulal Discovery is for families. Here, traditional Arabic and Islamic medicine are combined with holistic wellness treatments. Those seeking tranquillity and wellness fans can relax surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful desert scenery.
The Wall Street Hotel, New York/USA
The Wall Street Hotel
88 Wall St, New York, NY 10005, United States
Tel.: +1 212-564-0004
Opening: February 2022
The Wall Street Hotel wants to bring a breath of fresh air into the historic walls of the Tontine building. It opened in 1729 as the city's first stock exchange. In its new life as a luxury boutique hotel, it will welcome its guests in 180 spacious rooms and suites from February 2022. It also offers a gourmet restaurant with a starred chef, a stylish bar and a lounge with an outdoor terrace on the roof. The hotel brings a twinkle in the eye to the often so dogged Financial District.
Cap Karoso, Sumba/Indonesia
Unnamed Road, Ate Dalo, Kodi, Kabupaten Sumba Barat Daya, Nusa Tenggara Tim., Indonesia
Opening: end of 2022
While everyone knows Bali, its sister island Sumba, only 50 minutes away by plane, is still rather unknown. Cap Karoso will open here at the end of 2022. It has set itself the goal of leaving as small an ecological footprint as possible. Electricity, for example, comes from solar panels. Plastic packaging is taboo, thoughtful planting ensures that less air conditioning is needed. The hotel is situated on more than ten kilometres of white sandy beach. It was designed by Indonesian architects. At Cap Karoso, guests can get in touch with authentic Indonesian culture.
Aman New York, New York/USA
Aman New York
The Crown Building, 730 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019, United States.
Tel.: +1 212-201-8888
Opening: 1. HY 2022
The Aman New York was supposed to have opened in 2021. But then came the pandemic. The new opening date is scheduled for the first half of 2022. The second urban escape of the renowned luxury hotel brand after Tokyo will be located in the prestigious Crowne Building. It boasts views of Central Park, 83 rooms and suites and 22 Aman Residences. The oasis in the middle of the bustling metropolis houses three restaurants, a jazz club and a 2,300-square-metre spa. One of the highlights is the 20-meter pool.