A myriad of hotels is due to open throughout 2020 in the US ranging from ultra-luxurious new spa hotels in New York City to glamping retreats on the doorstep of America’s most beautiful national parks. You can find a place to relax or learn the art of winemaking under the Californian sunshine, or be on the doorstep of Dallas’ coolest music venues it’s all here.
Hotel Indigo, Coachella, California
In early 2020 Hotel Indigo will be the first-ever hotel to open in the city of Coachella, the home of the eponymous festival. The 244-room hotel, which is part of the Intercontinental Hotel Group, will take its inspiration from the desert and surrounding farmland, with casita-style guestrooms, white-washed walls, neutral throws, rattan rugs and plenty of plants. The huge 10,000-square foot pool will feature a catwalk and its own DJ stage. The hotel’s Playground will host private music performances, art exhibitions, and other events, while a spa, health club and yoga studio will add to the relaxed vibe. ihg.com
Aman New York City, New York
The Aman is due to be unveiled in 2020 is the new Aman New York in the historic Crown Building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street in Manhattan. It will be home to 83 rooms and suites, plus 22 private Aman Residences on the upper floors, the first urban residences from the group. The hotel will also feature a signature Aman Spa, a 2,300 square metre spa that will occupy three storeys and feature a 20-metre indoor swimming pool, fire pits and daybeds. Finally, a subterranean Jazz Bar, Italian and Japanese restaurants and wraparound garden terrace overlooking Central Park will add to the luxurious offerings.
Kimpton® Pittman, Deep Ellum, Dallas, Texas
Mid 2020 will see the opening of the Kimpton® Pittman in the eclectic Deep Ellum district of Dallas, one of the Texan city’s coolest and most historically significant neighbourhoods. The hotel will occupy the building of the historic Knights of Pythias Temple, a building that was designed in 1916 by architect William Sidney Pittman. There’ll be 164 guest rooms, restaurants, bars, lounges, a fitness area and a pool. The design will retain the original Beaux Arts structure of the fourth-floor ballroom where celebrated blues musicians including “Blind Lemon” Jefferson, Robert Johnson and “Lead Belly” Ledbetter once performed. ihg.com
River House at Odettes, New Hope, Pennsylvania
Spring 2020 will see the opening of River house at Odette’s, the first luxury lifestyle hotel to open in New Hope, a small town in eastern Pennsylvania, approximately halfway between Philadelphia and New York. The hotel’s rustic yet contemporary vibe will pay homage to its predecessor, Chez Odette’s, one of the most iconic French restaurants and cabarets of the 1970s; while a piano bar, Art Deco-inspired rooftop bar and lounge and restaurant will add to the fun. The 36 guestrooms and suites will exude vintage glamour with warm, vibrant colours, statement floral wallpaper and locally sourced art. riverhousenewhope.com
The Lake House on Canandaigua, Finger Lakes, New York
Opening in August 2020 is an exciting luxury opening for the Finger Lakes region of New York State – the Lake House on Canandaigua. The family-run property will be home to 125 rooms, a world-class spa, a boat dock for guests to explore the lake and to connect guests with nearby bars, restaurants and activities. It will be an ideal retreat for travellers exploring Rochester, Syracuse or on their way to see Niagara Falls.
Pendry West Hollywood, California
Set to open in April 2020, the Pendry West Hollywood is one of several luxury hotels opening in the Los Angeles neighbourhood. Located at the intersection of the iconic Sunset Boulevard and Olive Drive, the slick and stylish 159-room hotel will feature a private membership club, rooftop pool and bar, a live-entertainment venue, screening room, bowling alley, curated art collection and Spa Pendry. It’s set to be a popular destination for food lovers, with world-renowned LA chef, Wolfgang Puck, opening multiple food and beverage outlets in the hotel. All of this will be just minutes from where Puck first opened his flagship restaurant, Spago, in 1982. Options will range from a casual breakfast spot to a sophisticated rooftop restaurant where guests can try the chef’s innovative culinary creations.