The Hottest Hotel Openings From 2017

Need some travel inspirations for 2018? Here are some of the most incredible hotel openings last 2017 to kick-start every travel adventure you are going to make.

YOTEL Singapore Orchard Road Pool - The Hottest Hotel Openings From 2017
YOTEL Singapore Orchard Road Pool – The Hottest Hotel Openings From 2017

During the past year, the accommodation listings of Agoda have doubled and it is now known as the fastest growing online travel booking platform that offers more than two million properties around the world. With a lot of new options available, Agoda has curated a list based on the most stand-out 2017 property openings around the world that cater to every travel adventure.


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Andrew Edwards, the Global Director of Brand and Communications for Agoda, explains: “There have been some incredible hotel openings in last 12 months. From luxury resorts to quirky motels, the latest hotel openings have something for everyone in 2018.”

“One thing that stands out is that the caliber of new more affordable properties has been particularly high. Travelers are increasingly demanding more for less, and as cash-strapped millennials make up more of the travel market, the industry is tapping into the demand for affordable accommodation that doesn’t compromise on atmosphere and quality.”

By Design

YOTEL Singapore Orchard Road
YOTEL Singapore Orchard Road

Hi-Tech Hotel

YOTEL Orchard Road – Singapore
Book via Agoda
Opened last October 2017

YOTEL is a hotel chain that offers guests with everything they need. From self-service check-in to fully-adjustable Smart beds, a techno wall, and Smart TVs, every capsule has everything that a modern and connected traveler needs.

The hotel, created by Yo! Founder Simon Woodroffe draws inspiration from two extremes: the Japanese capsule hotels and luxury airline longes. Check in to YOTEL and step out right into Orchard Road, the city’s most vibrant shopping and entertainment hub.

Eco-Hotel

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge New York
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge New York

1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge – New York City, USA
Book via Agoda
Opened last February 2017

Nature-inspired 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge is a 10-story eco-conscious waterfront hotel was designed by local artists using native greenery and reclaimed materials. Every room has a coffee machine that uses recyclable pods as well as mattresses with a hemp blend filling and 100% organic cotton sheets.

Every guest also has access to a Tesla vehicle for complimentary rides when exploring the city. Check in at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge and step out to the Brooklyn Bridge Promenade located just 0.6km away to enjoy the sweeping views of the East River and the Manhattan skyline.

Reinvented Hostel

Steel House Copenhagen
Steel House Copenhagen

Steel House – Copenhagen, Denmark
Book via Agoda
Opened last May 2017

Formerly the Danish Union of Metalworkers’ home, the Steel House has been transformed into a hostel without losing its unique raw edge. There are private and dormitory rooms available and you will not feel like a budget backpacker because of the balanced fusion of industrial interiors and soft textures. Check in to Steel House and step out to the Copenhagen Station or the Tivoli Gardens located just 5 minutes away with a lot of places to explore.

Modern Architecture

Park Hyatt Bangkok
Park Hyatt Bangkok

Park Hyatt – Bangkok, Thailand
Book via Agoda
Opened last May 2017

Park Hyatt Bangkok is a popular choice for leisure and business travelers as the hotel offers easy access to all that the city has to offer. The dramatic and swooping architecture was designed by New York-based firm Yabu Pushelberg, that uses art as a focal point for the design.

Inside the hotel, you will find stunning installations created by Japanese artist Hirotoshi Sawada which will leave you in awe, just like the stunning view from the infinity pool that overlooks the bright city lights. Check in to Park Hyatt and step out to the best attractions of Bangkok, which are within two kilometers from the hotel such as the Lumphini Park, Erawan Shrine, Baiyoke II Tower, and the Bangkok Art and Culture Center.

Concept

MACq 01 Hotel
MACq 01 Hotel

MACq 01 Hotel – Hobart Australia
Book via Agoda
Opened last June 2017

Nestled in the heart of the historical Hobart Waterfront, MACq 01 is a luxurious hotel that combines premium accommodation mixed with unforgettable storytelling. Each room is linked to a real character controlling Tasmania’s history which includes heroes, villains, explorers, inventors, and convicts.

Sign up for the Master Storyteller tour and be guided through the history that decorates the hallways of the hotel and beyond in the nearby Wrapping district. Check in to MACq 01 and step out to explore the many sights that Hobart has to offer, which includes Franklin Wharf, Brooke Street Pier, and Sullivans Cove which are all one kilometer away.

By Location

Jungle Hideout

Hoshinoya Bali
Hoshinoya Bali

Hoshinoya Bali – Ubud, Indonesia
Book via Agoda
Opened last January 2017

Combining unique Japanese design with traditional Balinese touches, Hoshinoya is hidden amongst the lush jungle greenery in Ubud, Indonesia. The location is unbeatable with sacred water canals running through the property and are all part of the island’s UNESCO World Heritage recognized water temple network. Check in to Hoshinoya Bali and step out to the historic Ubud Palace, the wide-rangedUbud Market, and the breathtaking Campuhan Ridge Walk, which are all a short bike ride away.

City Hotel

The Silo Hotel
The Silo Hotel

The Silo Hotel – Cape Town, South Africa
Book via Agoda
Opened last March 2017

Located in one of the most breathtaking cities in the world, The Silo Hotel is a city hotel that gives a truly incredible feel, occupying six floors above the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, the home of the largest collection of contemporary African art in Africa.

This luxury hotel’s unbeatable location lets you see the ocean from the comforts of your own private balcony, whilst still being amidst the hustle and bustle of the city life. Check in to The Silo Hotel and step out of the world famous table mountain or take a helicopter tour of Cape Town’s endless beaches.

Island Paradise

Conrad Bora Bora Nui
Conrad Bora Bora Nui

Conrad Bora Bora Nui – Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Book via Agoda
Opened last April 2017

Surround yourself with white sands and clear blue seas in this island paradise tucked in a cove floating between the mainland Bora Bora and coral reefs. With overwater bungalows, two gourmet restaurants, two bars, a private island accessible by boat, and an infinity pool, guests would never want to leave this paradise. Check in to Conrad Bora Bora Nui and step out to the endless blue horizon and amazing sunset views.

Historical Location

Alila Fort - Bishangarh, India
Alila Fort – Bishangarh, India

Alila Fort – Bishangarh, India
Book via Agoda
Opened last July 2017

Located at Bishangarh Village in the Jaipur District, the Alila Fort is a covered warrior fort which is now a historic landmark and heritage resort. Jaipur is rich when it comes to history and developed as India’s first ever planned city — it is surrounded by three forts and countless temples so travelers are sure to get their fill of history from this unique hotel.

The 720 nectar Nahargarh Biological Park is close by where you can take a Jeep safari to see tigers, lions, and panthers. Check in to Alila Fort and step out to a 360-degree view of the Rajasthani landscape.

By Traveler Type

Luxe

Okada Manila
Okada Manila

Okada – Manila, Philippines
Book via Agoda
Opened last January 2017

Carved into 44 hectares of picturesque oceanfront, the Okada Manila is the Entertainment City’s iconic integrated resort. This hotel boasts 993 lavishly fully furnished accommodation, ranging from 50-sqm deluxe rooms to a 100-sqm villa. Guests can check in and immediately check out to the resort’s very own premium amenities which includes a retail boulevard with more than 50 luxury shops, a 3,000-sqm spa, the one-of-a-kind Cove Manila nightclub and indoor beach club, and the world’s largest multi-color dancing and musical fountain.

Family Resort

 The Anam Deluxe Collection

The Anam Deluxe Collection

The Anam Deluxe Collection – Nha Trang, Vietnam
Book via Agoda
Opened last April 2017

Known as Vietnam’s first true 5-star beach resort, the Anam Deluxe Collection has amazing activities to offer for families together with its most luxurious yet family-friendly villas.

Parents can take advantage of the spa facilities and private beaches while the kids enjoy the cinema, windsurfing, kids club, and the three expansive pools. With the incredible activities in this picturesque location, people of all ages will never get bored. Check in to The Anam and step out to the picturesque Bai Day beach or indulge in the 100 Eggs Mud Bath.

Solo Travellers

My Cocoon Mykonos
My Cocoon Mykonos

My Cocoon – Mykonos, Greece
Book via Agoda
Opened last April 2017

Being affordable is not always the word associated with Mykonos in Greece, but My Cocoon provides an option for every traveler as it is located in the heart of Mykonos. Solo travelers cannot go wrong with this hotel as it is easy to venture out and experience all Mykonos has to offer with the bars, restaurants, and shops. Check in to My Cocoon and step out to the outdoor bar with a sun terrace and incredible sea-views, the perfect place to meet new people.

Romantic

The Ritz-Carlton - Langkawi
The Ritz-Carlton – Langkawi

The Ritz-Carlton – Langkawi, Malaysia
Book via Agoda
Opened last September 2017

Set within an ancient rainforest on a secluded beach, the Ritz-Carlton Langkawi offers the perfect location for a romantic getaway. Couples can choose to either enjoy the peacefulness and quietness of the beaches or indulge in luxury hotel amenities that include the island’s only overwater spa or the oversized marble en-suite bathrooms. Check in to The Ritz-Carlton and step out to the uninterrupted rainforest views from every angle.

Business Hotel

The Murray Hong Kong
The Murray Hong Kong

The Murray – Hong Kong
Book via Agoda
Opened last October 2017

The Murray quickly become a popular choice for business travelers, as the property is just one kilometer away from the city center and 35 minutes from the airport. With its convenient location, the property also offers easy access to the must-see destinations of the city.

With Wi-Fi in all rooms, massages, a fitness center, and grocery delivery service, business travelers can surely stay connected while enjoying absolute comfort. Check in to The Murray and step out to Lan Kwai Fong to experience the lively nightlife and hotspots with more than 90 restaurants and bars.

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