Chile, Mozambique, rural China to join collection

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This month, we’re thrilled to announce the addition of several new destinations to our global collection. We can’t share all the details quite yet, but two new countries will be added to the map: Chile and Mozambique, both home to remarkable beach properties soon to join our portfolio. We will also add new hotels in Jamaica, New York’s Catskills region, and in the Mexican town of Bacalar near the Beliz border. Finally, we’re thrilled to welcome two new phenomenal Chinese retreats, both works by celebrated architects set among the lush hinterlands of rural eastern China.

Watch this space for all the details on these properties and much more…

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Four new properties are about to join the family

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This month, we’re thrilled to announce that four design-driven properties will soon be joining the global Design Hotels collection. We can’t share all the details quite yet, but we’ve signed a hotel on the Greek island of Zakynthos, opening in June, a French alpine chalet in Sallanches that looks across the border to Mont Blanc, a new property in Taipei, and for the first time ever, a property in the lush and alluring country of Vietnam, specifically its bustling southern metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon.

Watch this space for all the details on these properties and much more…

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

23 Chefs. 31 Michelin Stars. 4 Amazing Dinners.

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In 2016 the renowned Dutch chef Marco Westmaas opened Parc Broekhuizen, a culinary hotel (and soon-to-be Design Hotels property) housed in a remarkable castle on lush parklands near Utrecht. The following year it debuted Dinner at the Parc, bringing together some of the world’s most celebrated chefs for several days of cooking, dining and celebration on the gorgeous historical grounds.

Now the culinary event of the year is back, taking place for four days from June 15-18 at Parc Broekhuizen in collaboration with Design Hotels, with a spectacular culinary harvest that features master chefs from all corners of the world along with wine tastings, featuring a variation of unique Vins Naturels, orange wines and wines from Jerez, as well as an introduction to the top three rosé wines of the world.  Continue reading “23 Chefs. 31 Michelin Stars. 4 Amazing Dinners.”

Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

A brilliant hotel for Göttingen’s new culture quarter

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A new culture quarter is emerging in the center of Göttingen, the German city best known for its historic university, one of Europe’s most iconic. Centered on Groner Tor, the district will incorporate Göttingen University’s Forum Wissen (Museum of Knowledge), when it opens in 2020, and this summer it will welcome Hotel Freigeist, a forward-thinking enclave of art, ideas, design, and hospitality.

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Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

A neo-modernist marvel in central Athens

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Beginning this July, anyone visiting the Greek capital will have the chance to stay at a remarkable new boutique property, Perianth. Housed in an interwar modernist structure reshaped by the country’s hottest design firm, K-Studio, the hotel shares the space with the Zen Center Athens, a unique institution devoted to meditation, martial arts, yoga, and Eastern philosophy. Continue reading “A neo-modernist marvel in central Athens”

Sunday, May 6th, 2018