ALL ABOUT ACCOR: 10 top openings in 2023
French based hospitality company Accor boasts 5,300 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries. And with more than 40 luxury, premium, midscale, and economy hotel brands – names like Raffles, Novotel and Mercure – it stands to reason that there is always something in the pipeline. Among the dozens of properties this year alone, here is a shortlist of 10 new and notable hotels due to come onstream in 2023.
In no particular order:
ibis Styles Copenhagen Ørestad, Denmark (Now open) – The new hotel (banner photo) is designed to combine urban living with the serenity of nature – two themes brought to life in the hotel’s design in stark contrast. The stylish design-led hotel is ideally located within the vibrant island Amager district near Copenhagen city centre. Situated within the popular Nest45 project, the hotel is nestled within an eye-catching hub of offices and small businesses.
Maison Delano Paris (March) – Located in the heart of the ultra-chic 8th Arrondissement, Maison Delano Paris is an oasis within the bustling city. Occupying an 18th century courtyard building at 4 Rue d’Anjou, this is a place to experience exceptional and exclusive culinary concepts by three-star Michelin Chef Dani García, a fresh perspective on wellness and hyper-exclusive curated moments.
Raffles Boston Back Bay Hotel & Residences (Mid 2023) – The first Raffles hotel in North America will open its doors this year, bringing a new level of elegance, glamour, and adventure to the Boston. Located in the prestigious Back Bay neighbourhood, the luxurious hotel features a stunning three-story sky lobby that is the first of its kind in the city. The distinctive 35-storey building offers a unique collection of 147 guestrooms and 146 residences, with pied-a-terre suites, one- to three-bedroom homes and magnificent penthouses.
Mondrian Singapore (Early 2023) – Located in the up-and-coming neighbourhood of Duxton Hill, a stone’s throw from the city’s Central Business District, Mondrian Singapore is nestled among the trendiest cafés, world-class eateries and bars, art galleries and independent boutiques. Rising above the historic and colourful Chinatown shophouses, the hotel is set to have some of the best views of the city skyline.
Raffles London at The OWO (Mid 2023) – This architectural masterpiece, located at the historic Old War Office in Whitehall, London, has seen its share of Britain’s most famous statesmen and spies, from Winston Churchill to Ian Fleming. The landmark building has undergone a monumental transformation and now features 120 lavish guestrooms and suites, 85 spectacular private residences and 11 ultra-stylish restaurants and bars, plus an exclusive Guerlain spa and wellness facility.
The Hoxton, Charlottenburg (Mid 2023) – The Hoxton will be located in Charlottenburg in West Berlin, an area known for its eclectic dining scene and antique stores, and just a few minutes from the popular Kurfürstendamm shopping area. Settling into a former hotel, the brand’s first German outpost has been takes inspiration from the neighbourhood – which was at the heart of the city’s creative rebirth during Berlin’s Golden Twenties era – the hotel’s 234 rooms will be decked out in Art Nouveau-inspired forms, expressive design details and soft, muted tones.
Novotel Mexico City Centro Historico (Late 2023) – Popular mid-scale brand Novotel is bolstering its presence in Mexico City with a fourth property – located in the historic central district. At Novotel Mexico City Centro Historico, business travellers and families alike will find a welcoming, relaxed multipurpose social hub, with spacious rooms, and an elegant, modern design designed to create a warm, friendly atmosphere.
ibis Styles Bangkok Twin Towers (Mid 2023) – The largest ibis Styles hotel in the world will bring its creative and playful energy to the centre of Bangkok, steps away from the business district, shopping, and favourite tourist spots such as MBK, Siam Paragon and Siam Discovery. With more than 600 uniquely designed guestrooms, the trendy and economical hotel will offer three restaurants, meeting rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, and spa.
Novotel New Delhi City Centre (Mid 2023) – For travellers looking to relax and unwind, Novotel New Delhi City Centre will offer a calm place to enjoy a bit of downtime in the midst of the busy city. From the modern guestrooms to the lively social hub and kid-friendly family zone, Novotel is all about contemporary, comfortable spaces for travellers.
Mercure Tokyo Haneda (Late 2023) – The new Mercure Tokyo Haneda will be a sister hotel to the Mercure Tokyo Ginza, providing a dynamic and locally authentic experience of Tokyo. Mercure social hubs offer an all-day-dynamic with flexible places to eat, drink, socialize or work, while the hotel’s common areas and guestrooms are inspired by local Japanese culture and design aesthetics.
First published at Travel Industry Today