Preferred Hotels & Resorts welcomed 11 new member hotels to its global portfolio from February 1 through 31 May 2021. These new member hotels, resorts, and residences range from a refurbished chic retreat in New York to an ultra-luxe Swiss chalet.
The additions include:
ModernHaus SoHo – New York, United States
Soho’s newest urban luxury hotel opened its doors in May 2021 following a multimillion-dollar makeover that includes chic interiors inspired by the Bauhaus art movement. The luxury property features 114 rooms and suites with stunning views of lower Manhattan, an extensive contemporary art collection with pieces from some of the world’s foremost names, and signature restaurant Veranda from Michelin-starred chef George Mendes, which features a retractable glass roof for al fresco dining.
The Fives Oceanfront Puerto Morelos – Puerto Morelos, Q.R., Mexico
Nestled on a white sand beach in a local fishing village, 40 kilometres south of Cancun, the laidback retreat opened its doors in July 2020. The property features 93 spacious residential-style suites with one-, two-, and three-bedroom options, some with private pools and ocean views. The hotel boasts a spa, infinity pools, lush gardens, and a range of restaurants and bars.
Haycock Manor – Wansford, United Kingdom
Opening its doors in July after careful restorations to the 16th century listed building, the boutique hideaway features 49 rooms with exposed beams, Elizabethan fireplaces, and four-poster beds. The hotel’s dining offerings include Prévost Restaurant, housed in an Orangery style building with glass atrium overlooking the kitchen gardens, and Haycock Kitchen, which extends a large terrace area and serves relaxed brasserie-style dishes. Guests can enjoy a host of wellness activities including yoga, electric biking, canoeing, and paddleboarding on the adjacent River Nene.
La Esperanza Granada - Andalucia, Spain
Newly opened in May 2021, the enchanting countryside estate is set amongst 12 acres of gardens with ancient orchards, and Alhambra-inspired courtyards, on a hilltop just 30 minutes from Granada. Blending Andalusian style with the elegance of a stately hacienda, the retreat features eight guest suites furnished with authentic art and antiques. The property can also be hired in its entirety or as the ultimate private escape for family and friends.
Ultima Gstaad – Gstaad, Switzerland
Set high up on the slopes in the heart of picturesque Gstaad, the ultra-luxe resort blends contemporary elegance with traditional Swiss architecture. The chalet is comprised of 11 individually styled suites complete with a balcony or terrace offering mountain views, and an additional six adjacent apartments ranging from two- to four- bedrooms with cozy living spaces and sophisticated kitchens.
Other member hotels to join Preferred Hotels & Resorts since 1 February 2021, include:
Pendry Chicago (Illinois, United States): Set in an iconic Art Deco landmark famed for its Champagne bottle design, the new hotel boasts 364 guest rooms and suites, signature restaurant and bar, rooftop space with a seasonal pop-up bar, curated wellness programming, and art collection.
Ultima Corfu (Corfu, Greece): Nestled on a hillside with views of the Corfu coastline, the villa can comfortably host 12 guests with six suites, two infinity pools that are adjoined by a waterfall, state-of-the-art gym, spa, outdoor Jacuzzi, hammam, and access to helicopter transfers and a yacht.
Hotel Villa Barbarich Venice Mestre (Venice, Italy): Located in the heart of Mestre, the 16th century boutique hotel features 31 elegant rooms, an idyllic garden with a patio, a pool and Jacuzzi, and Malipiero restaurant offering authentic regional cuisine crafted with locally produced ingredients.
Artiem Madrid (Madrid, Spain): An urban green hotel located in the heart of Madrid, the hotel is comprised of 83 rooms, an expansive fitness center, and The Green – a warm and welcoming space open 24-hours a day offering breakfast and complimentary “grab & go” snacks and drinks.
Parkhotel Quellenhof Aachen (Aachen, Germany): Set in the heart of Aachen, the Grand Dame hotel is housed in a historical neoclassical-inspired building and boasts 144 stylish rooms, an array of event spaces, a French-brassiere style restaurant, and a unique heritage spa.
THE Park Kolkata (Kolkata, India): An urban contemporary hotel in a prime downtown location, the property is comprised of 149 rooms, seven F&B outlets including restaurants, bars, cafes, a spa with fitness center, meditation rooms, sauna, steam rooms, and whirlpools.
Each of these new member hotels participate in I Prefer Hotel Rewards, the brand’s points-based loyalty program. Complimentary to join, I Prefer members earn points redeemable for cash-value Reward Certificates, Elite status, and other special benefits upon eligible stays at more than 650 participating hotels and resorts worldwide.
Travel advisors and agents can book client stays via GDS using the “PH” and “PV” chain codes.