Nowadays, design hotels are becoming a trend, so people tend to choose a hotel that is a little bit more than rooms that are all the same and with the same decoration. So, today we will present you our top 5 hotels that are opening this summer.
Montage, Los Cabos, Mexico
With a big emphasis on the Mexican contemporary and sophisticated architecture, Montage Los Cabos will open doors at the end of May, it reminds us of a cozy bungalow community. This hotel lies on the “Golden Corridor” between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo. The water theme is echoed through the 122 rooms and 52 that this hotel has available. The design was made by Bernardi + Peschard and is inspired by the Mexican and pre-Hispanic communities with tones of gold, beige and taupe.
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The Fontenay, Hamburg, Germany
We consider that this hotel is a homage to the Hanseatic city of Hamburg, its name comes from the American shipbroker, John Fontenay, who came from Pennsylvanie to Hambur during the 19th century. The hotel resembles three interlocking circles that are covered with thousands of white porcelain tiles that reflect the waters of the Lake Alster, it opened its doors in March and is prepared to receive all kinds of visitors this summer. The hotel has 130 rooms, all the rooms have rounded corridors, keeping the principles of Feng Shui. The interiors were done by Christian Meinert with tones of light beige, green, white and royal blue.
The Francis House, Calistoga, California
This property was built in 1886 and it served as Calistoga’s main hospital from 1919 to 1946 before being shut down by the state. This property was uninhabited for more than 50 years, but now it is going to be carefully restored and redesigned by the designers Dina and Richard Dwyer that purchased this property in 2015 and will turn it into a polished Old World Glamour Hotel that will open this July. It only has six rooms that are filled with simple furniture so that people wouldn’t be afraid to touch it. Other assets of the property are the two 18th-century limestone fountains in the garden and a salt room. Each room will have unique suspension lamps from Murano to Baccarat chandeliers that were hand-selected by the Dwyers.
Al Bait, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Sharjan is now in the middle of an exciting cultural renaissance, it newly emerged on the international art scene. It is only 25km far from Dubais and has dynamic contemporary and historic nexus of the Arab World. The GHM has been invited to redesign and restore a collection of four historic houses owned by families and transformed them into the Al Bait Sharjan, a luxury hotel with 53 rooms that will open doors in July. The suites have living rooms inspired by the traditional majlis filled with coffee jars, rugs, cushions and lanterns.
Fairmont Sirru Fen Fushi, Maldives
This villa resort is located on the Shaviyani Atoll in North Maldives, it has 120 villas and was designed by Hirsch Bedner Associations, it is called as “secret water island”. The atoll has a huge lagoon filled with plenty of marine life and an underwater art installation made by Jason deCaires Taylor that is also the Maldives first coral regeneration project. This resort’s design was inspired by objects that you can find on the island itself. It is ready to receive you on your next trip.
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