Independent hotel brand Preferred Hotels & Resorts has welcomed 19 new members into its global portfolio from 1 June through 31 August 2021. Ranging from a highly anticipated new resort opening in Big Sky, Montana to an award-winning seaside retreat in Old Helsinki and a brand new luxury resort in India, these newly available experiences offer something for every type of adventurer in this new age of exploration.
The newest additions include:
The Dupont Circle Hotel – Washington DC, United States
Following a large-scale refurbishment complete with a cutting-edge bar and contemporary restaurant, new lobby and penthouse suite, Washington DC’s latest revamped luxury hotel will offer an atmosphere of Irish hospitality. The 327 guest room and suite property has an extensive art collection and sprawling terraces just off Dupont Circle.
Montage Big Sky – Montana, United States
Scheduled to open its doors in December 2021, this much-anticipated ski resort is centrally located in Big Sky and close to Yellowstone National Park. The luxurious, all-season resort will feature a 3,350 square metre spa with indoor pool, several dining outlets, 139 luxurious guest rooms, suites and residences, a bowling alley, fitness centre, and complimentary Cadillac Escalade transfer services within the area.
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Hotel Haven – Helsinki, Finland
Nestled in Helsinki’s charming South Harbour, this stylish boutique hotel offers 137 spacious rooms, a 24-hour gym and three signature restaurants with sweeping views of the Baltic Sea. Restaurant Haven is located in the city’s second oldest stone building, just metres from the famed Market Square. The hotel offers guests easy access to the city’s most iconic attractions, including Helsinki Cathedral, The Old Market Hall, the National Museum of Finland, The Helsinki Design District and more.
The Leela Bhartiya City Bengaluru – Bhartiya City, Bengaluru, India
Officially opened to guests in early September 2021, this new luxury hotel is located on the northern edge of Bengaluru, in the integrated township of Bhartiya City, and features 281 guest rooms and suites, a world-class spa and state-of-the-art fitness studio, a collection of five indulgent restaurants, and easy access to South India’s best sights and attractions.
Mercer Hotel Sevilla – Seville, Spain
Housed in a former Andalusian manor house in the popular El Arenal neighbourhood of Seville – Spain’s cultural mecca – this intimate, 11-room boutique hotel boasts a minimalist aesthetic composed of white marble accented with natural wood doors and frames. Guests can take advantage of the private rooftop pool and terrace, and enjoy local chef-crafted delicacies and refreshing drinks at the onsite restaurant and cocktail bar.
Quinta Eden Villahermosa – Villahermosa, Mexico
Situated near the Carrizal River in the historic city of Villahermosa, travellers can find an authentic taste of local culture at this hacienda-style hotel. With 114 rooms adorned with contemporary Mexican décor and plenty of natural light, Quinta Eden Villahermosa features pristine views and easy access to the ancient Olmec archaeological site at La Venta Museum Park, located just a short drive away. Other amenities include a pool, gym, and on-demand spa services such as body wraps and facials.
Other member hotels to join Preferred Hotels & Resorts from 1 June and 31 August 2021, include:
- Sommerro – Oslo, Norway
- Hotel Lilla Roberts – Helsinki, Finland
- Capellan de Getsemani – Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
- EME Cathedral Mercer – Seville, Spain
- Bellwether House – Savannah, Georgia, United States
- Grosvenor House Suites – London, United Kingdom
- Alsace Hotel – Los Angeles, California, United States
- Smyth Tribeca – New York, New York, United States
- Marijani Beach Resort & Spa – Zanzibar, Tanzania
- Daytona Grande Oceanfront Resort – Daytona Beach, Florida
- The Scottsdale Plaza Resort – Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
- HS HOTSSON Smart Guadalajara Autónoma – Guadalajara, Mexico
- Hacienda Encantada Resort & Residences – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Lead image: The Dupont Circle Hotel, Washington DC