Around the world in 10 new luxury hotels


From Mediterranean Europe to the land down under, here are 10 of the best new hotels around the world.

1.Copenhagen, Hotel d’Angleterre

Originally established in 1755, this hotel underwent an extensive refurbishment and has just reopened. Its Royal suite has been crowned the biggest hotel room in Copenhagen.

2.Santorini, Alta Vista Suites

Recently opened Alta Vista Suites takes holiday romance to new heights. Their lavish accommodation comprises only three suites overlooking the beautiful waters of Santorini.

3.Sri Lanka, Vivanta

Located on the southwest coast, Vivanta houses 160 modern rooms, many fine restaurants as well as a huge spa and pool area. Guests can enjoy views of the Indian Ocean.

4.New York, the Refinery

A former millinery factory and a tea salon, the Refinery has been furnished to reflect the hotel’s industrial past. It also boasts a rooftop bar with stunning views of the Empire State Building.

5.Turkey, Prima Donna hotel

An intimate hotel on Turkey’s Lycian Coast, the Prima Donna treats guests to stunning beach views. It also has an outdoor pool with private cabana day beds and a fine terrace restaurant.

6.Scotland, Cromlix House

Owned by Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, the Cromlix House is a luxury hotel due to open in April. This former mansion was built in 1874 and is set in secluded woodlands and gardens.

7.Brisbane, Peppers Dunmore

Set to open later this year, Peppers Dunmore will provide accommodation with sweeping views of the city. It will also have a rooftop bar, a French restaurant and a skyline gymnasium.

8.The Galapagos Islands, Pikaia Lodge

Situated on the Santa Cruz Island, this lodging is cosy and eco-friendly. Guests can enjoy views of mountains, forests, volcanoes and the sea. It even has its own giant tortoise reserve.

9.England, Gainsborough Bath Spa

When it opens in the summer this year, the Gainsborough Bath Spa will become the only hotel in the UK to have direct access to natural thermal waters.

10.Queenstown, Aro Ha

A wellness centre overlooking Lake Wakatipu, the Aro Ha is an exclusive retreat that runs wellness programs to include activities such as yoga, meditation, detox and massage.