42 Hotels Opening in 2023

New to the list are the Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley, in Arizona and the DoubleTree by Hilton Berlin Ku'damm in Germany.


Looking for something new? You’ll find plenty of options in 2023. The pipeline is flush with grand openings, some of which were delayed by the pandemic and now are eager to welcome an influx of group business. From the East Coast to Down Under, these are some of the exciting hotels poised to open this year. Click here for 2023 hotel renovations.



Egyptian Motor Hotel
Opened: January
The Egyptian Motor Hotel (above) opened its doors in Phoenix at the end of January. The property, which originally debuted in the 1950s before operating as a different brand for decades, has been restored with its signature Egyptian emblems and large neon sign. The boutique hotel has 49 rooms, all equipped with an acoustic guitar, and more than 6,000 square feet of event space, including a 250-seat outdoor entertainment venue. The Egyptian Motor Hotel is also home to the first brick-and-mortar outlet of Chilte from "Chopped" chef Lawrence Smith, which started out as a food truck serving Mexican street fare.


Omni Tempe Hotel at ASU
Opened: May
On the campus of Arizona State University, this 330-room Omni opened its doors at the beginning of May. Among its amenities are four dining options, several retail outlets and 36,000 square feet of meeting space, making it one of the largest event venues in the city.


Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley
Opening: November
The long-anticipated 215-room Ritz-Carlton, Paradise Valley, finally is scheduled to open on Nov. 15. The 20-acre resort will feature about 20,000 square feet of indoor meeting space and seven outdoor event lawns. Luxury amenities consist of a spa offering outdoor hydrotherapy treatments, an expansive fitness studio, and a 400-foot swimming pool with views of Camelback Mountain.


The Global Ambassador
Opening: November
Scheduled for a mid-November opening in Phoenix, the Global Ambassador has revealed its culinary offerings, including a Parisian steakhouse, a Mediterranean rooftop restaurant, and a Mexican and Peruvian-inspired poolside eatery. The 141-room hotel will have more than 36,000 square feet of meeting space.



Pendry Newport Beach
Opening: Late September
Formerly the Fashion Island Hotel, named for its proximity to the famed Orange County shopping destination, the latest addition to the Pendry Hotels and Resorts brand and the Preferred Hotels and Resorts portfolio will boast 295 rooms with harbor and bay views. Among the amenities are three dining outlets, a spa, an outdoor pool and sundeck, and 14,000 square feet of event space.



Benson Hotel and Faculty Club
Opened: May
Named after the former University of Colorado president Bruce Benson, the 106-room property opened this spring on UC’s Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. Features include a rose garden with outdoor seating, a bar and restaurant, and nearly 4,000 square feet of meeting space. The Faculty Club is a private offering for medical, educational and research staff. 



Amrit Ocean Resort and Residences
Opening: Late 2023
Taking up more than seven acres of oceanfront on Palm Beach County’s Singer Island, Amrit Ocean Resort and Residences, a Preferred Hotels and Resorts property, will welcome guests later this year. With a focus on wellness, the 155-room resort will have a four-story wellness center, tranquility pools, yoga classes and four farm-to-table dining options, including a restaurant by celebrity vegan chef Matthew Kenney. There will also be more than 12,000 square feet of meeting space.



Conrad Orlando
Opening: Fall
Bordering Walt Disney World Resort, the 433-room Conrad Orlando will have plenty of amenities, such as a spa, a signature rooftop restaurant, a 20-acre tropical-beach complex and two 18-hole golf courses. For groups, the hotel will offer 40,000 square feet of meeting space.


JW Marriott Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Opened: May
The JW Marriott Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa features 162 rooms, 36 residences, and more than 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. The property’s restaurants are led by executive chef Inder Suryawanshi and sous chef Soumi Hazra, who won this year’s Marriott International’s Master of the Craft culinary competition. An 11th-floor rooftop pool deck provides views of the Gulf of Mexico and Sand Key.


Nautilus Sonesta Miami Beach
Opened: June
Down the street from the Miami Beach Convention Center, the Nautilus Sonesta Miami Beach began welcoming guests in June. The 250-room hotel has beach access, four food-and-beverage outlets, and 17,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. The opening marks the brand’s 43rd location worldwide and fifth property in Miami. 


Opening: October
A hotel within a hotel, Sunsuites will take up the Lotus and Iris towers of the Sunseeker Resort Charlotte Harbor in the southwest Florida town. The 189 suites, which range from one to three bedrooms, include living and dining areas, a bar and kitchen, and a private balcony. Guests of Sunsuites will have access to all the amenities provided by the resort, such as seven on-site restaurants, priority tee times at the golf course and 60,000 square feet of event space.



1 Hotel Hanalei Bay
Opened: February
On the north shore of Kauai, 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay is now open. The property features 252 rooms, including 51 suites, and more than 29,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space. Seven restaurants serve farm-to-table cuisine sourced from the hotel’s on-site organic garden and neighboring farms.



St. Regis Chicago
Opened: May
A welcome addition to the Windy City, the St. Regis Chicago on the Chicago River offers views of the waterway, as well as Lake Michigan. The 191-room waterfront hotel features nearly 8,000 square feet of meeting space, including a 5,000-square-foot ballroom; there also is an indoor pool and an outdoor sundeck.



Ashore Resort and Beach Club
Opened: May
Formerly the Ocean City Fontainebleau Resort, Ashore Resort and Beach Club has begun welcoming guests just ahead of the summer travel season. The property has 250 rooms, five new food-and-beverage outlets, and more than 57,000 square feet of event space, including a 40,000-square-foot conference center.



Raffles Boston Back Bay
Opened: September
The 147-room Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences is the brand’s first mixed-use property in North America. Among the amenities are the stylish Raffles Butler service, a three story sky lobby above Copley Square, six food-and-beverage outlets, a Raffles Spa, a rooftop garden terrace and lounge, and 16 distinct gathering spaces.



West Hotel
Opening: Late 2023
Salt Hotels is debuting its latest property this year in Minneapolis. The West Hotel will have 123 rooms, a signature restaurant by James Beard Award–winning chef Tim McKee and six event spaces totaling 6,500 square feet.



21c Museum Hotel St. Louis
Opened: August
The newest combination hotel and contemporary art museum has arrived to downtown St. Louis. Restoring a former YMCA building, the 21c Museum Hotel  has 173 guest rooms, 4,200 square feet of meeting space, a museum with more than 13,000 square feet of exhibit space, and a roster of cultural programming.



Fontainebleau Las Vegas
Opening: Late 2023
Expanding beyond the shores of Miami Beach, the Fontainebleau brand will land on the Las Vegas Strip late this year with 3,700 rooms. Expecting groups to gather often, the property will have 550,000 square feet of meeting space spread throughout 57 venues, including a 105,000-square-foot ballroom and a 90,000 square-foot theater.

New York


Arlo Williamsburg
Opened: September
Formerly the Williamsburg Hotel, Arlo Williamsburg opened in Brooklyn this September. The 147-room property offers 8,100 square feet of meeting space, and a seasonal rooftop bar and pool lounge with views of Manhattan. The hotel is the fourth NYC location for the brand, which also operates in Soho, Nomad and Midtown.

Photo Credit: Michael Kleinberg

Moxy Williamsburg
Opened: March
The Moxy brand expanded into Brooklyn this winter with the opening of the 216-room Moxy Williamsburg. The property is equipped with four food-and-beverage outlets, including an indoor/outdoor rooftop bar with views of the Williamsburg Bridge and the Manhattan skyline. More than 13,000 square feet of event space is available for groups.


Renaissance New York Harlem Hotel
Opened: August
Paying homage to the Harlem Renaissance era of the 1920s and '30s, the Renaissance New York Harlem Hotel was built in the restored Victoria Theater, designed by architect Thomas W. Lamb in 1917. The property includes 211 guest rooms, retail outlets and more than 9,000 square feet of meeting space. 


Tempo by Hilton Times Square
Opened: August
Hilton is introducing a new lifestyle brand, with the first property having opened in Times Square this summer. The 661-room hotel includes a cocktail lounge with a wraparound outdoor terrace, and six wellness rooms with Peloton bikes. Event space is to be announced.



Ritz-Carlton, Portland
Opening: October
The Rose City soon will welcome the 251-room luxury property, which will be within walking distance of the Pearl District’s eclectic eateries and shops. Several food-and-beverage options will be on-site, including a food hall on the ground floor, and an indoor/outdoor restaurant and bar on the 20th floor, with panoramic views of Portland and the Cascade Mountains. More than 13,000 square feet of meeting space will be available for groups.

Photo Credit: JB McCabe

South Carolina

The Palmetto
Opened: March
A new boutique hotel in Charleston, the Palmetto opened its doors in March. The 45-room hotel is within walking distance of Charleston City Market, Joe Riley Waterfront Park, and Rainbow Row, a street lined with pastel Georgian-style houses. Events will take place next door at Halls Signature Events, which has 6,900 square feet of meeting space and can accommodate groups of up to 250 people.



Hyatt Centric Congress Avenue Austin
Opened: February
Austin's newest hotel, the second Hyatt Centric property in the state, began accepting reservations in February. The 31-story, 246-room hotel features a restaurant by James Beard–finalist Steve McHugh, a fitness center with Peloton bikes and nearly 4,000 square feet of meeting space.


Omni PGA Frisco Resort
Opened: May
In partnership with the PGA of America and the city of Frisco, the Omni PGA Frisco Resort aims to be the home of modern golf. The $520 million property opened alongside the PGA of America’s new headquarters, with two 18-hole championship courses, a 10-hole short course, a putting green, a lounge by Topgolf and an entertainment district. The 500-room resort also features 10 ranch homes, 127,000 square feet of meeting space, three pools and a spa.


Thompson Houston
Opening: November
The Thompson Houston will begin welcoming guests at the end of November. The 172-room hotel will have more than 17,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, including an 8,000-square-foot ballroom that can accommodate up to 800 attendees. Additional amenities include a spa and wellness floor, a one-acre rooftop greenspace with a pool, a restaurant and a lounge, and a private heliport.



U.S. Virgin Islands

Morningstar Buoy Haus Beach Resort, an Autograph Hotel Collection
Opened: May
Morningstar Buoy Haus Beach Resort debuted as part of a $425 million rebuild of Frenchman’s Reef on St. Thomas. The property includes 94 rooms, 13,000 square feet of event space, an oceanfront infinity pool and beach butler service while guests lounge on Morningstar Beach, which will be shared with the Westin Beach Resort and Spa at Frenchman’s Reef. Guests of Morningstar Buoy Haus have access to the amenities of the Westin, such as the pool deck and cabanas, restaurants, retail outlets and meeting space.


Westin Beach Resort & Spa at Frenchman's Reef
Opened: September
The second property on Frenchman's Reef, the Westin Beach Resort & Spa on St. Thomas is now open. The 392-room resort features five restaurants, three pools with ocean views, private boats for excursions and 72,000 square feet of event space.


Washington, D.C.

The Royal Sonesta Washington, D.C., Capitol Hill
Opened: September
The newest member of the Royal Sonesta Portfolio, this 274-room hotel is down the street from the U.S. Capitol and Washington Union Station. Amenities include a French bistro, a yoga studio and 11,000 square feet of meeting space.

Washington Marriott Capitol Hill
Opened: January
A pet-friendly property in the nation’s capital, the Washington Marriott Capitol Hill features 235 rooms, a casual American restaurant and more than 13,000 square feet of event space. The rooftop bar, Yara, opened in late April, offering cocktails, Latin American cuisine and views of the local landmarks.




Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort
Opened: March
The first in Aruba for Embassy Suites began welcoming guests on March 17. The 330-room resort offers fitness classes and al fresco dining. For groups, there are 9,400 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space overlooking the turquoise Caribbean on Eagle Beach.



W Hotel Sydney
Opening: October
Australia’s third W Hotel is scheduled to debut this fall as part of the Ribbon, a mixed-use development that also will have an IMAX theater and retail outlets. The 585-room hotel will feature a rooftop bar and lounge, an outdoor pool, and nine meeting rooms for a total of nearly 11,000 square feet of event space.



Almanac Palais Vienna
Opened: March
On the renowned Ringstrasse Boulevard, the Almanac Palais Vienna offers 111 rooms, nearly 9,000 square feet of meeting space, a signature restaurant, a coffee shop and a spa. The property blends old and new, as the historical 1870s Palais Henckel von Donnersmarck was adapted for the project.



Hilton Santa Marta
Opened: Early 2023
In the first Spanish settlement in Colombia, the Hilton Santa Marta in Magdalena opened its doors on Jan. 5. The hotel features 261 rooms, more than 11,000 square feet of event space and views of the Caribbean Sea. Alma Rosa serves Colombian soul food, and sports bar Arenas welcomes guests on the pool deck. Visitors are able to explore nearby sites, such as the Parque de los Novios the Sierra Nevada mountains and Tayrona National Park — and bask in the sun in this coastal destination favored for incentives.



DoubleTree by Hilton Berlin Ku'damm
Opened: July
The DoubleTree by Hilton Berlin Ku’damm debuted in early July, the brand’s first hotel in Berlin and third in Germany. With 420 rooms and more than 8,600 square feet of event space, the property is one of the largest in the city. Overseen by chef Alexandre Castelain, the restaurant features a zero-waste menu.



InterContinental Rome Ambasciatori Palace
Opened: May
IHG Hotels and Resorts’ newest property in Italy features 160 rooms and nearly 1,400 square feet of meeting space. The property is a transformation of a building constructed in 1900 to host ambassadors staying in Rome before serving as the American Embassy Library in 1946. Dining options include Scarpetta NYC, serving elevated Italian and American cuisine, and Charlie’s Rooftop, the only rooftop venue in the city that is open year-round.



Hilton Monterrey
Opened: March
The 225-room Hilton Monterrey is now open in Neuvo León’s financial district. Guests can take advantage of the Galerías Valle Oriente Mall, which is connected to the property, and the nearby Mexican History Museum, Paseo Santa Lucía, Museum of Contemporary Art and Fundidora Park. The hotel has three on-site eateries and 12,000 square feet of meeting space across eight venues.



JW Marriott Hotel Madrid
Opened: March
JW Marriott has unveiled its first property in Spain. Next to Puerta del Sol, the 139-room hotel has partnered with Michelin-star chef Mario Sandoval to create a unique dining and cocktail concept offering Spanish haute cuisine. The property offers a small event space.



United Kingdom

The BoTree
Opened: September
Part of Preferred Hotels and Resorts’ Legend collection, the BoTree opened this summer at the cross-section of Marylebone and Mayfair, two of the most central neighborhoods in London. In addition to 199 rooms, including 29 suites, the property offers a rooftop restaurant and bar, private screening room and nearly 7,000 square feet of event space.


The Peninsula London
Opened: September
The Peninsula London is now open, marking the first British – and 12th overall – hotel for the brand. Near Buckingham Palace, Knightsbridge and other iconic locations, the property has 131 rooms, three restaurants, and a spa and wellness center. More than 15,000 square feet of meeting space will be available in 2024.