Unveiling 2024’s Hottest New Hotel Destinations

The year 2024 promises to be an exciting one for travellers as a slew of luxurious and captivating hotels prepare to open their doors to eager guests.

From the heart of Milan to the wild landscapes of Sri Lanka, here is a roundup of the most anticipated hotel openings for the upcoming year.

Palazzo Cordusio Gran Meliá, Milan

In the heart of historic Milan, the Palazzo Cordusio Gran Meliá is set to open its doors in December 2023.

This iconic establishment will be housed within the beautifully restored 19th-century Palazzo Venezia, a former headquarters of Assicurazioni Generali.

Located near the Piazza del Duomo and Castello Sforzesco, this hotel is a haven for gourmands.

Blending Italian flair with Meliá’s signature Spanish hospitality, Palazzo Cordusio offers an array of culinary delights.

Guests can indulge in a chic patisserie, bistro, cocktail bar, and a stylish rooftop bar and terrace with breathtaking views of the Duomo.

More than just a luxurious stay, Palazzo Cordusio provides a gateway to Milan’s cultural heritage.

Curated experiences include shopping in the famous Vittorio Emanuele galleries, enjoying opera at La Scala, and even witnessing da Vinci’s masterpiece, The Last Supper, first-hand.

ME Lisbon

For those planning a visit to Lisbon in 2024, ME Lisbon is a must-visit hotel. With its avant-garde design and high-quality service, this hotel promises a unique experience.

The hotel features a Radio Rooftop Bar, offering panoramic views of the city, and allowing guests to soak in the beauty of Lisbon from above. Additionally, ME Lisbon offers over 600m2 of meeting and event space.

Unveiling 2024's Hottest Hotel Destinations

Situated in downtown Lisbon, alongside the Eduardo VII Park and Marquês de Pombal Square, ME Lisbon boasts a striking semi-transparent glass façade designed by Portuguese architect João Paciênia, adding a touch of local artistic elegance.

Nobu Hotel Madrid

Nobu Hotels continues its expansion with the opening of Nobu Hotel Madrid, the sixth property in Spain.

Nestled in the Cortes District, between Plaza de Cibeles and Puerta del Sol, this hotel offers a distinctive experience.

Unveiling 2024's Hottest Hotel Destinations

The hotel features a tri-level Nobu Restaurant and bar, along with an expansive rooftop bar that provides breathtaking skyline views.

For those seeking wellness, a state-of-the-art fitness centre and spa are also available.

Renowned Californian architectural group, Studio PCH, oversees the design of the restaurant, marking Nobu’s first venture in the Spanish capital.

Studio PCH has an impressive portfolio, including the highly acclaimed Nobu Malibu and the recently opened Nobu Hotel San Sebastian.

The Residence Douz, Tunisia

Cenizaro Hotels and Resorts have opened their first desert resort, The Residence Douz, in Tunisia.

Surrounded by golden sands and swaying palms, this resort offers a unique experience

Unveiling 2024's Hottest Hotel Destinations

Serving as a gateway to the Sahara, The Residence Douz comprises 50 elegant villas, two gourmet restaurants, and a sprawling Spa by Clarins.

Guests are encouraged to explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites by jeep, camel, or quadbike.

Guest ambassadors are available to arrange various excursions, from visiting the village of Matmata, famous for its troglodyte houses featured in Star Wars, to a luxury camping experience in Tembaine.

COMO Metropolitan Singapore

The COMO Group is launching COMO Metropolitan Singapore, their newest property and the first in their home country, in Q4 2023 with a soft opening.

Situated within COMO Orchard, this immersive experience building combines hospitality, fashion, wellness, and cuisine.

COMO Metropolitan Singapore spans 19 floors in Singapore’s central Bideford Road. It features 156 luxury rooms, a rooftop pool bar, dining venues, a wellness centre, and fashion retail.

The aim is to become a hub for innovators and creatives who appreciate the COMO-curated lifestyle.

Hilton Yala Resort, Sri Lanka

Located just outside Sri Lanka’s Yala National Park, Hilton Yala Resort offers an elevated escape for those seeking adventure and relaxation.

The resort’s distinct, nature-first design encompasses 42 stylish rooms, suites, and villas influenced by the surrounding nature and wildlife.

It offers environmentally sound safari experiences with sightings of elephants, leopards, and the elusive sloth bear.

Unveiling 2024's Hottest Hotel Destinations

Two restaurants at the resort offer contemporary Sri Lankan cuisine and Western favourites.

Guests can also enjoy a bespoke outdoor dining experience between the lush jungle and the lapping waves of the Indian Ocean.

The hotel features a striking outdoor pool, a fully equipped gym, and a state-of-the-art spa.

Nobu Hotel and Residences Toronto

In the heart of Toronto’s vibrant Entertainment District, Nobu will make its Canadian debut in 2024 with the opening of Nobu Hotel, Restaurant, and Residences Toronto.

Rising 45 stories above the historic Pilkington Glass Factory, this urban resort offers panoramic views of Lake Ontario and the city skyline.

It features a private hotel lounge, a wellness facility with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, and a highly anticipated 15,000 sq. ft, two-level Nobu restaurant with a separate bar & lounge, two private dining rooms, a sushi bar, and an outdoor terrace.

Unveiling 2024's Hottest Hotel Destinations


The year 2024 promises to be a remarkable one for avid travellers and luxury seekers, with a constellation of new hotels set to redefine the art of hospitality.

From the heart of Milan to the desert landscapes of Tunisia, these establishments are poised to offer unique experiences that blend culture, cuisine, and natural beauty into unforgettable journeys.

The Palazzo Cordusio Gran Meliá in Milan embodies Italian elegance and Spanish warmth, inviting guests to delve into the city’s rich heritage.

ME Lisbon, with its panoramic views and avant-garde design, beckons visitors to embrace the vibrant spirit of the Portuguese capital. Meanwhile, the sixth Nobu Hotel in Madrid promises to be a culinary delight in the heart of Spain.

The Residence Douz, situated amidst the Sahara’s golden dunes, opens the gateway to a unique Tunisian adventure.

COMO Metropolitan Singapore combines innovation and a curated lifestyle in a single immersive experience.

Finally, Hilton Yala Resort in Sri Lanka brings together nature and luxury, while Nobu Hotel and Residences Toronto offers dazzling urban views.

As the year unfolds, these openings will undoubtedly shape the travel landscape, offering a spectrum of options for discerning guests.

Plan your journeys and prepare to be enthralled by the finest in hospitality as 2024 unfolds its treasures.

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