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Top Ten New Hotels for 2014

Last year we reported on the Top Ten New Hotels for 2013 so we thought it only fair to do the same for 2014!

Here we feature a mixture of brand new hotels and re-branded and re-launched classics - take your pick, all of them are or will be available to book through Destinology, best rates in the luxury travel industry!

Park Hyatt, New York
Designed by world-renowned Pritzker Prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc –Park Hyatt will be located at 157 West 57th Street between Avenue of the Americas and Seventh Avenue just opposite Carnegie Hall. The hotel will feature 210 rooms and forms part of a 90 story mixed use tower also lending home to independently owned designer condominiums. Views will be spectacular across to Central Park and the New York skyline. Facilities will include a bar and restaurant, spa with fitness centre and indoor swimming pool. Status: Opening in 2014 (unconfirmed)

Atmosphere Kanifushi, Maldives
A very suave and stylish new resort for the Maldives, Atmosphere Kanifushi will offer a Platinum Plus all-inclusive experience in tropical island setting. Guests enjoy all meals and drinks with cocktails and premium liquors and personal replenished mini bars in rooms. The main restaurant features international buffets as well as themed evenings, and one a la carte fine dining experience is included per guest. There are complimentary water sports, Wi-Fi, kids club, a sunset fishing trip and an additional excursion per guest, too. We just know people are going to love this resort! Status: Opening 15 Dec 2013 – just in time for Christmas.

Avani Atrium Bangkok
The former Amari Atrium on New Petchburi Road is to be re-branded and given a completely new identity. A full renovation will unveil the new look hotel as AVANI Atrium Bangkok which sits under the ownership of the Anantara Group. This sleek city hotel boasts 568 rooms with two executive floors, a fitness centre, ballroom, restaurants and bars and an outdoor swimming pool with sundeck. All guest rooms and public areas will be freshened prior to the re-brand. “Taking over the management of this well established city centre hotel will be a great launch platform for our new AVANI brand here in Bangkok” said Minor Hotels Chief Executive, Dillip Rajakarier. Status: Opening in the latter half of 2014.

Zilwa Attitude, Mauritius
Zilwa Attitude will introduce an all-inclusive 4* concept to Mauritius, which is certain attract a diverse band of clientele to these beautiful Indian Ocean shores. In a cove location sheltered from the trade winds, the hotel features a stunning beach and ocean front as well as a live cooking restaurant, barbecue and several bars and two other main restaurants. A spa, plethora of water sports activities and mini club for those aged 3-12 will attract holidaymakers looking for great standards and value for money. Status: Opening 8 Nov 2013.

Anantara Dubai the Palm Resort & Spa, Dubai
Having opened earlier this year, this delightful all-Villa addition to Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah is now becoming established - with the authentic Anantara Spa expected to open in March 2014. This will feature dry flotation beds, 10 treatment rooms, a traditional Thai massage suite and a private Hammam suite. A uniquely low rise resort intertwined with gardens, pools and water features, guests will find numerous authentic restaurants including an Australian grill, three swimming pools, tennis courts and a gym. Unlike many of its Dubai counterparts, the hotel also features complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas including the pool, beach, lobby and restaurants. Status: Opened on 15 Sept 2013

Sandals La Source, Grenada
As featured on the Destinology travel blog – the all new Sandals Grenada will officially open at the end of 2013. Their concept of replacing balconies with private pools looks an accomplished one! The new resort will feature 3 swimming pools, 2 river pools and the signature Red Lane Spa. Nine restaurants make choice here a premium, and honeymoon couples will feel strong appeal due to the provision of several excellent romantic room types with private pools. As with all Sandals’ resorts, an All-Inclusive board basis ensures everything is covered, including tips! We anticipate this resort to really put Grenada on the map. Status: Opening December 2013

Breathless Punta Cana, Dom Rep
Presented by AM Resorts, this all-Suite luxury resort in the Uvero Alto region of Punta Cana offers an all-inclusive, adult orientated experience close to championship golf courses. Great facilities abound with a full service spa, no less than 13 chic dining venues and 7 different bars as well as a host of pools and a blissful beach. The sports inclined will enjoy the tennis, basketball and paddle courts whilst honeymooners can book the stylish xhale Junior Suites which feature their own dedicated pools. Big screen movies on the beach can be enjoyed by night whilst a diverse selection of evening entertainment adds a classy touch to proceedings. Status: Opening 15 Nov 2013

Centara Ceysands, Sri Lanka
An amazing blend of immaculate countryside and ocean peninsula will greet guests arriving to the new Centara Ceysands in the Bentota peninsula of Sri Lanka. Here you’ll have a choice of half board or all-inclusive board for your stay. Take a trip on board ‘Wayvz’ – the 80 seater cruiser where you can dine along the Bentota, or sample the excellent fish restaurant, 360 Seafood or the all-day dining Café Bem for a mix of cuisine types. The hotel offers equal lure for families with its kids club and teenager zone as it does for honeymooners who all receive a complimentary candlelit meal or one hour couple’s spa treatment. Status: Opening March 2014

Waldorf Astoria, Ras al Khaimah
Joining the existing prestigious names of Banyan Tree, Rotana and Hilton in Ras al Khaimah – the Waldorf Astoria is a gorgeous palace inspired by its Emirati counterparts. In a glorious beachfront location and reached in an hour from Dubai airport, guests will marvel at this majestic grand hotel on arrival. Check in to find generously proportioned, lavish guest rooms (the smallest of which spans 56sqm), an 18 hole golf course, full service spa and health centre along with several stylish restaurants, bars and night venues. The surrounding mountains and desert areas lend opportunity for exploration whilst Al Hamra Village is on your doorstep. Status: Opened in August 2013

Four Seasons, Orlando
Guests visiting the family resort of Orlando in Florida now have the opportunity to stay in the ultimate of luxury surroundings…at the new Four Seasons within the gates of Walt Disney World Resort! Facilities are tailored impressively for families with an adults-only pool or couples massage at the spa whilst the kids lap up the lazy water slides, river and activity centre on their very own island. Just minutes from Magic Kingdom and Epcot – this outstanding hotel is sure to become the ‘go to’ resort for those families who appreciate the finer things in life. Status: To be opened in 2014 (as yet unconfirmed)

Keep checking each hotel's dedicated page on our website for the best offers, or take a look at a comprehensive list of our holiday offers here.

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October 22, 2013 14:11 by Destinology
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