The 14 Hottest New Hotels To Open In 2024

In the world of luxury travel, 2024 promises to be a year filled with anticipation and excitement as a slew of new hotels and restaurants prepare to open their doors.

From the cobblestone streets of Milan to the exotic shores of Morocco, here’s a curated selection of hot new openings set to elevate your travel experiences in 2024.


Palazzo Cordusio Gran Meliá, Milan: A Milanese Marvel

In December 2023, Milan will welcome the Palazzo Cordusio Gran Meliá, a highly anticipated addition to the city’s hospitality scene.

This grand opening marks a milestone for the Gran Meliá brand, as it takes residence in the meticulously restored 19th-century Palazzo Venezia. This historic gem, formerly the headquarters of Assicurazioni Generali, is ideally located near iconic landmarks such as Piazza del Duomo and Castello Sforzesco.

The 14 Hottest New Hotels To Open In 2024

The hotel is a haven for gourmands, featuring a chic patisserie, a bistro, a stylish rooftop bar and a terrace offering spectacular views of the Duomo. Blending Italian flair with Meliá’s signature Spanish hospitality, Palazzo Cordusio promises an unforgettable experience that also offers curated cultural experiences.

Guests can explore the famous Vittorio Emanuele galleries, savour opera performances at La Scala, or witness da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper, firsthand.

Europe Beckons: Rocco Forte House Milan, Italy

In the Summer of 2024, Rocco Forte House will grace the vibrant city of Milan with its presence. Building on the success of Rocco Forte House Rome, this new establishment will be nestled on Via Manzoni, within a beautifully restored 19th-Century Milanese palazzo in the renowned Quadrilatero della Moda neighborhood.

The collaboration between Olga Polizzi, Director of Design at Rocco Forte Hotels, and Paolo Moschino Ltd ensures that each of the 11 unique apartments exudes privacy, comfort, and style while respecting the original architectural details.

The 14 Hottest New Hotels To Open In 2024

Guests can immerse themselves in the historical ambience, with frescoes and marble floors seamlessly blending with contemporary luxury elements in the one and two-bedroom apartments.

For those seeking a homely experience, the spacious living areas, fully equipped kitchens, and dining rooms in these apartments offer a welcoming retreat. Families and large groups can even book two apartments on the third floor to create a three-bedroom residence.

ME Lisbon: Avant-Garde Luxury in Lisbon

In 2024, ME Lisbon is poised to showcase its signature avant-garde design and high-quality service to travellers exploring the vibrant Portuguese capital.

Located in downtown Lisbon, adjacent to Eduardo VII Park and Marquês de Pombal Square, this 213-room hotel boasts a striking semi-transparent glass façade designed by Portuguese architect João Paciênia.

The 14 Hottest New Hotels To Open In 2024

The hotel’s offerings include a Radio Rooftop Bar offering panoramic city views, over 600m² of meeting and event space, and a variety of culinary delights. ME Lisbon promises a contemporary and sophisticated stay in one of Europe’s most captivating cities.

French Riviera Elegance: Zuma Cannes, France

Summer 2024 will witness the grand debut of Zuma in France with the arrival of Zuma Cannes, located in the iconic Palm Beach area. Zuma Cannes is a year-round delight, offering guests the chance to savour Zuma’s signature menu against the backdrop of the stunning Côte d’Azur.

The 14 Hottest New Hotels To Open In 2024

The establishment boasts a full restaurant, a spacious terrace adorned with retractable sails, a sushi and robata counter, a large private dining room, event spaces accommodating up to 400 people, and both indoor and outdoor bars where DJs will serenade you with relaxing beats.

Patmos Aktis, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Greece: Island Paradise Awaits

In the summer of 2024, Patmos Aktis, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, will introduce The Luxury Collection by Marriott to the serene island of Patmos. Following an extensive renovation, this resort will become the only luxury destination on the peaceful Island of Patmos, celebrated for its picturesque coastline and spiritual energy.

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Set against the backdrop of traditional fishing villages, a unique volcanic landscape, and secluded coves, Patmos Aktis offers the ultimate setting for relaxation. Drawing inspiration from the island’s rich heritage, this resort will provide a tranquil escape to the serene beauty of Grikos Bay.

It will feature 56 guestrooms, suites, and villas, a rejuvenating Spa, a signature restaurant, and a bar and terrace with breathtaking bay views.

Sardinian Splendor: Romazzino, A Belmond Hotel, Costa Smeralda

At Romazzino, A Belmond Hotel, the concept of “villeggiatura” takes on a new dimension as you sail along the aquamarine waters of Porto Cervo, surrounded by time-sculpted cliffs. Here, you can indulge in nature-inspired wellness treatments and savour exquisite chef-led cuisine.

The 14 Hottest New Hotels To Open In 2024

Conceived by Italian architect Michele Busiri Vici, the Romazzino resort is a tribute to historical glamour, offering a paradise for relaxation in the heart of the Costa Smeralda.

COMO Alpina Dolomites: Alpine Elegance in Italy

On December 7, 2023, COMO Hotels & Resorts is set to open its latest luxury year-round resort, COMO Alpina Dolomites. Nestled in Northern Italy’s South Tyrol, amid the majestic Dolomites, a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, this resort sits in Val Gardena on the Alpe di Siusi, one of Europe’s largest high-altitude plateaus.

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Featuring 60 thoughtfully designed rooms, COMO Alpina Dolomites prioritizes holistic wellness with the COMO Shambhala Retreat. This wellness oasis includes a 22-meter indoor pool, a 7-meter outdoor pool, a sauna, a fitness centre, and a beauty sanctuary. Guests can relish sweeping views of the renowned peaks in the Dolomite Mountain range.


Americas Unveiled: Four Seasons Hotel and Residences Cartagena, Colombia

Right at the doorstep of Cartagena’s historic walled city, a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Cartagena is poised to breathe new life into several 16th-Century structures, including the Cloister of Saint Francis (Claustro de San Francisco) and the Club Cartagena, a 1920s Beaux-Arts masterpiece.

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This remarkable property is in close proximity to the Caribbean coast and island beaches, including the famed Colombian archipelago of Islas Corales del Rosario, making it a must-visit for sailing enthusiasts. The hotel offers 131 rooms and 16 private residences, along with six AvroKO-designed dining venues and a rooftop pool with panoramic views of the walled city and Cartagena Bay.

Baja Bliss: Four Seasons Resort Cabo San Lucas at Cabo Del Sol, Mexico

Continuing its innovative expansion in Mexico, Four Seasons welcomes you to the southern coast of Baja California with the opening of Four Seasons Resort Cabo San Lucas at Cabo del Sol.

The 14 Hottest New Hotels To Open In 2024

Nestled amidst the sweeping ocean and mountain vistas, this hacienda-style village features 96 guest rooms and suites. Guests of all ages can enjoy the eight restaurants on the property, engage in conversations with local craftspeople at the Artisan Studio, and bask in the beauty of one of the region’s few swimmable beaches, perfect for whale-watching.

For those captivated by the Cabo del Sol lifestyle, 61 Four Seasons Private Residences are available for purchase.

Nobu Hotel and Residences Toronto: Canadian Debut in 2024

In 2024, Nobu will make its Canadian debut in Toronto’s vibrant Entertainment District. Rising 45 stories above the city, Nobu Hotel, Restaurant, and Residences Toronto will offer a blend of urban luxury and breathtaking views.

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Situated above the historic Pilkington Glass Factory, this establishment features two dramatic residential towers housing 660 units. The hotel, located atop the west tower, boasts a private hotel lounge, a wellness facility with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, and the highly anticipated 15,000 sq ft, two-level Nobu restaurant.

With dazzling panoramic views of Lake Ontario and the city skyline, this urban resort promises an unforgettable experience.


Japanese Elegance: Four Seasons Hotel Osaka, Japan

In the evolving travel landscape of Japan, Osaka is gaining prominence, and Four Seasons is set to make its mark in 2024 with a sophisticated 175-key hotel. Designed by Gwenael Nicolas of Curiosity, the hotel will be part of the One Dojima Project, located in Osaka’s “water capital,” near the thriving art district of Nakanoshima.

Middle East & Africa

The Residence Douz, Tunisia: A Gateway to the Sahara

Serving as a gateway to the Sahara, The Residence Douz by Cenizaro Hotels and Resorts opened its doors recently. Nestled amid glistening golden sands and swaying palms, this desert resort in Tunisia comprises 50 elegant villas, two gourmet restaurants, and a sprawling Spa by Clarins.

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With UNESCO World Heritage Sites waiting to be explored, guests can embark on adventures outside the resort by jeep, camel, or quadbike. The resort also offers excursions to visit the village of Matmata, renowned for its troglodyte houses, including the iconic “Luke Skywalker” dwelling from Star Wars. The Residence Douz promises a blend of luxury and adventure in the heart of the desert.

Majestic Morocco: Four Seasons Hotel Rabat At Kasr al Bahr, Morocco

Rising above the Atlantic Ocean stands the historic Kasr Al Bahr in Rabat, Morocco. Translating as ‘Castle of the Sea,’ this 19th-century property, originally built as a summer palace, will be reborn as a Four Seasons hotel in early 2024.

The 14 Hottest New Hotels To Open In 2024

Nestled on a 12-acre cliffside retreat, the property is undergoing meticulous renovation overseen by Morocco-based architect Karin Chakor, aiming to preserve its original character while elevating it to 21st-century standards. Once complete, the hotel will feature 204 keys, seven restaurants and lounges, a spa, and several outdoor pools.

Royal Retreat in Jeddah: Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Jeddah at the Corniche, KSA

In 2024, Saudi Arabia will witness the arrival of an architectural marvel on the Corniche of Jeddah. The Four Seasons Hotel Jeddah at the Corniche promises breathtaking views of the Red Sea, convenient access to the historic Al-Balad district, and proximity to the Formula 1 Jeddah street circuit.

The 14 Hottest New Hotels To Open In 2024

The property boasts 269 guest rooms and suites, 21 serviced apartments, and 64 Private Residences available for purchase. This establishment is set to redefine luxury in the heart of Jeddah.


In conclusion, the horizon of luxury travel is aglow with the promise of unforgettable experiences in 2024. These highly anticipated hotel openings, spanning from the heart of Milan to the serene shores of Patmos, invite travellers to embark on journeys filled with culture, relaxation, adventure, and culinary delights.

With meticulous restorations of historic palazzos, avant-garde designs, and a commitment to preserving local heritage, these establishments represent the pinnacle of hospitality.

Whether you choose to explore the cultural riches of Milan, the vibrant streets of Lisbon, the tranquil beauty of Patmos, the Sahara’s enchanting gateway in Tunisia, the majestic Dolomites in Italy, or the dazzling cityscape of Toronto, these new destinations offer an unparalleled blend of luxury and authenticity.

As these hotels and resorts prepare to open their doors, they are poised to redefine the very essence of travel. So, keep your travel plans in mind, for 2024 promises to be a remarkable year for those seeking to create lasting memories in some of the world’s most captivating destinations.

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