This exciting lineup from the Leading Hotels of the World features a diverse range of new member hotels across Europe, North America, and China.
Whether tucked away in tranquil countryside settings or nestled in vibrant city centres, each property offers a unique blend of luxury and intimacy, ensuring a memorable stay for every guest. These luxury hotels are cherished for their unparalleled hospitality, impeccable service, and attention to detail.
Nine Orchard (New York, USA) - Restored June 2022
Best for: urban explorers seeking a vibrant NYC experience.
Located on the Lower East Side, Nine Orchard occupies the historic Jarmulowsky Bank building. This hip and historic hotel boasts soaring ceilings, mid-century styling, and vintage-inspired rooms.
USP: an exceptional dining experience led by renowned Michelin-starred Chef Ignacio Mattos.
The Georgian (Santa Monica, USA) - Restored April 2023
Best for: travellers seeking a luxurious beachfront retreat with a touch of Old Hollywood glamour.
Situated on Ocean Avenue, The Georgian is a distinguished Art Deco hotel with a vibrant history dating back to the 1930s. With ocean-view rooms and two charming restaurants, it blends coastal chic with timeless elegance.
USP: The Georgian Room and The Restaurant at The Georgian offer a culinary exploration of Italy’s rich heritage.
Hylla Vintage Hotel (Lijiang, China)
Best for: nature enthusiasts and art aficionados seeking a tranquil retreat in the mountains.
Crafted from locally sourced timber and stone, the Hylla Vintage Hotel is a modernist mountain lodge nestled beneath the majestic snow-capped mountains of ancient Naxi. With a collection of mid-century furniture and Chinese antique pieces, it offers a sanctuary for the soul amidst nature’s beauty.
USP: Modernist mountain lodge blending history, art, and nature.
Avant Mar (Paros, Greece) - Newly Opened, July 2023.
Best for: modern Greek chic.
A modern interpretation of Greek hospitality, Avant Mar blends sleek contemporary architecture with serene authenticity. Situated on Paros Island, this graceful Cycladic hotel offers simply stylish rooms, including suites with plunge pools, and an array of dining options inspired by Greek flavours.
USP: Stylish Cycladic retreat with plunge pools.
Palacio Arriluce Hotel (Getxo, Spain) - Newly Opened, September 2023.
Best for: Cliff-top Basque elegance.
Overlooking the Basque coastline, this cliff-top palace seamlessly merges history with contemporary elegance. With 49 graceful rooms and extraordinary grounds, including a scenic pool terrace and championship croquet lawn, the Palacio Arriluce Hotel offers a distinctly designed setting for a memorable stay.
USP: seamless combination of historic charm and contemporary design.
Althoff Villa Belrose (Saint-Tropez, France) - Newly Redesigned, Summer 2023
Best for: Elevated Cote d’Azur luxury.
Perched above the bay of St. Tropez, this Florentine-style country home boasts spectacular sea views and opulent accommodations. With redesigned interiors, including spacious marble bathrooms and sea-view terraces, this 40-room-and-suite hideaway offers an elevated Cote d’Azur experience.
USP: opulence with sea-view terraces.
Violino d'Oro Venezia (Venice, Italy)—Newly Opened, November 2023.
Best for: artistic Venetian immersion.
Located in the heart of Venice, this artistic hideaway celebrates the city’s rich heritage. Featuring a collection of historic and modern art, the hotel offers a romantic ambiance with Venetian charm. Guests can indulge in classic flavours with a contemporary twist at the intimate Piccolo Ristorante and Bar.
USP: romantic hideaway with curated art collection.
Santavenere (Maratea, Italy)
Best for: secluded coastal sophistication.
On a secluded cove of the Basilicata coastline, Santavenere is a perfect destination for those looking for undiscovered peace in sophisticated surroundings. Overlooking the sea, the 19th-century-style Italian house boasts the feel of a grand family home. Each of the 34 rooms features beautifully curated eighteenth- and nineteenth-century period furniture, such as intricate iron headboards and carved wooden dressers. Surrounding the hotel are trails through the forested hillsides, only accessible through the hotel grounds, which house a rare salt-water pool and an exquisite half-mile stretch of private beach. For an intimate hotel, there are plenty of dining options, from poolside restaurant Gli Ulivi to seaside Il Carrubo and fine dining at Le Lanterne.
USP: grand family home ambiance with private beach access.