We’re searching the globe for the latest hotel openings and best revamps. Check out some of our finds below. To see more Arrivals, be sure to check out the latest issue of Quest Magazine.
In 2012, the Hotel De La Paix underwent a 14-month top-to-bottom renovation and rebrand and opened as the Park Hyatt Siem Reap with 108 guest rooms and suites and easy access to the town’s largest old market, night markets, and numerous restaurants. It’s just a short tuk-tuk ride away from the 12th century ruins of Angkor, one of the largest pre-industrial cities in the world, and Angkor Wat, the world’s largest single religious monument.
Mahali Mzuri, Kenya
Sir Richard Branson expanded his already impressive portfolio of properties in 2013 when he opened Mahali Mzuri, his Kenyan safari camp, located on the Motorogi Conservancy within the Masai Mara. The camp, which has 12 stunning tented suites, was set up in collaboration with the local Maasai communities, aims to leave as little footprint on the land as possible, and promotes low density tourism.
London Rosewood, England
After a 130 million dollar renovation of the historic 1914 Edwardian building, Rosewood has reopened the property as a luxury hotel. It’s situated on High Holborn, one of the city’s most historic thoroughfares, and has 262 guest rooms and 44 suites that resemble a stylish London residence. Guests enter through the original carriageway entrance to the arrival courtyard. Inside, the grand Pavonazzo marble staircase that rises over seven stories, has been retained.