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Hot New UK Hotel Openings To Know In 2022

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It’s time for a UK hotel getaway! The good news is, you’re not exactly short of options when it comes to finding luxury hotels in the UK. But what is the hottest new hotel in London? Where are the fashion crew flocking to in the countryside? Which new London hotel has the design set buzzing? From boutique openings to big name flagships, find out the hot new UK hotels in the capital and beyond with our guide to 2022’s biggest openings. 

New UK Hotels 2022

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Inhabit Queen’s Gardens, London

Inhabit Queen’s Gardens, London

Opening: March 2022

The goal of Inhabit Hotels is to create restorative, environmentally and socially-conscious places to stay in the city. Inhabit Queen’s Gardens will be the brand’s second London hotel, opening in Bayswater this year. Set across a crescent of mid-19th Century townhouses on a tree-lined square near Lancaster Gate, Inhabit Queen’s Gardens will comprise considered social spaces and 159 guest rooms. Public areas include a 70-cover plant-heavy-menu restaurant and bar, comfortable lounge areas for socialising and working, and a noise-free library. The hotel has pledged to work with 100 social enterprises and small, socially-conscious businesses.

BOOK: Nightly rates at Inhabit Queen’s Gardens start from £170, based on double occupancy, room only | inhabithotels.com

Picture: Tim Evan Cook

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Nici Hotels, Bournemouth

Opening: Spring 2022

New five-star hotel concept, Nici Hotels, is opening its first hotel this year in Bournemouth. Transforming what was formerly The Savoy into a new destination resort, the new hotel will play host to 70 bedrooms, a vibrant bar and restaurant, outdoor terraces, landscaped gardens and a feature pool. Taking inspiration from Miami’s South Beach lifestyle, Nici Hotels allows guests to dive right into the resort lifestyle for a fun and relaxing getaway.

BOOK: Rooms will be from £250 per room, per night | [email protected]

The Albion, Aberteifi, Wales

The Albion, Aberteifi, Wales

Opening: 2022

The renowned fforest will launch The Albion in 2022 – a hotel housed in two historic warehouse buildings. Comprising 23 bedrooms with views onto the River Teifi, the property will celebrate the town’s maritime heritage, while retaining as much of the original buildings as possible, leaving parts raw and telling its own story. Each room will have the feeling of a ship, with custom-made furniture from hand-picked reclaimed materials, Welsh wool blankets and textile decor woven to fforest’s own designs.

BOOK: coldatnight.co.uk/the-albion-aberteifi

The Retreat Elcot Park, Berkshire

The Retreat Elcot Park, Berkshire

Opening: Spring 2022

The Retreat Elcot Park is set to be the second hotel by The Signet Collection, debuting in spring 2022 following the success of The Mitre in Hampton Court. Housed in a Grade II listed 18th-century building located between Hungerford and Newbury, The Retreat will offer 55 rooms offering stunning views of the Kennet Valley, the perfect jumping off point from which to visit Downton Abbey’s Highclere Castle and Newbury racecourse. The Retreat will be a destination in its own right with six eco lodge residences, an outdoor infinity pool, tennis courts, croquet lawn and walled garden, landscaped gardens and woodland walks. The Courtyard, a mixed-use retail space will feature a bakery, coffee shop, hair and nail salon, wine store and monthly farmers’ market. There will also be a spa and two restaurants on site.

BOOK: Rates begin at £180 per night | elcotpark.com

The Broadwick Soho

The Broadwick Soho, London

Opening: 2022

Featuring 57 rooms and suits, The Broadwick Soho is the first London hotel designed by Martin Brudnizki, the man behind the beloved interiors at Annabel’s and The Wolseley. The designer describes the new venture as ‘your eccentric godmother’s Soho townhouse’, with many of the higher-tier rooms and suites featuring private balconies overlooking the bustling streets of the city. The rooftop cocktail bar is also sure to be a Soho hit.

BOOK: [email protected]

Fairmont Windsor Park, Windsor

Fairmont Windsor Park, Windsor

Opening: January 2022

Fairmont Windsor Park is set to be a brand-new countryside hotel in Berkshire set beside the 4,800 acres of Windsor’s Great Park. The hotel will house 200 rooms and suits, seven restaurants and bars including an Orchid Tea Room plus a spa with 18 treatment rooms.

BOOK: A nightly stay in Fairmont King Room starts at £425 | fairmont-windsorpark.com

The Twenty Two, London

The Twenty Two, London

Opening: Spring 2022

The Twenty Two, a hotel with an all-day public restaurant and a private members’ club, will be opening on Grosvenor Square in London’s Mayfair. Set within aa Edwardian Manor at number 22 Grosvenor Square, the hotel will house 31 bedrooms and suites, including a mews house as well as an all-day restaurant and private members’ club. The food offering will be overseen by Executive Chef Alan Christie, the all-day public restaurant will serve modern-British menus with influence from southern Europe. Members of The Twenty Two and in-house hotel guests will be invited to use the club as a place to collaborate and unwind, with exclusive access to an all-day lounge space with a bar and open outdoor terrace that overlooks Grosvenor Square, an evening dining room with a covered outdoor terrace, as well as a cocktail bar.

BOOK: the22.london

Gleneagles Townhouse, Edinburgh

Gleneagles Townhouse, Edinburgh

Opening: March 2022

The iconic sporting and country estate of Gleneagles is launching its first city dwelling in St Andrews Square, reimagined as Gleneagles Townhouse. Offering 33 bedrooms, the townhouse will also be home to a members club, with access to private spaces and on-site gym and wellness clubs. The rooftop terrace will offer views across the city previously only enjoyed by the rooftop statues on the former Bank of Scotland headquarters.

BOOK: gleneaglestownhouse.com

100 Princes Street, Edinburgh

100 Princes Street, Edinburgh

Opening: 2022

Red Carnation Hotels’ first property in Scotland, 100 Princes Street is set to be a celebration of the beautiful city of Edinburgh, the heritage of Scotland and the exclusive address of the former Overseas League. Led by the design team behind the iconic Ashford Castle in Ireland, Toni Tollman, Philippe Bonino and Brian Brennan, this restoration will look to protect and retain the original heart and soul of 100 Princes Street, restoring the original building and its iconic features. Inspired by Alexander McQueen, the design team sought to create a sense of place, working with local artisans to create bespoke pieces including custom-made tartan designed by Araminta Campbell, and a central staircase which features a hand-painted mural by Croxford & Saunders.

BOOK: 100princes-street.com

Marine Troon

Marine Troon, Scotland

Opened: May 2022

Formerly The Marine Hotel, this 89-key hotel sits in the seaside town of Troon on the Ayrshire Coast. Of particular appeal to golf fans, Marine Troon will boast unobstructed views of the 1st and 18th fairways of Royal Troon’s Old Course, which has played host to nine Open Championships, and features interiors inspired by the sport.

BOOK: marineandlawn.com

Raffles London at The OWO

Raffles London at The OWO, London

Opening: Late 2022

Raffles Hotels and Resorts and Hinduja Group is set to open London’s first Raffles address at the end of 2022, located in the landmark Grade II listed former Old War Office on Whitehall. Once inhabited by Britain’s most famous statesmen and spies from Winston Churchill to Ian Fleming, it will be open to the public for the first time with 120 rooms and suites plus 85 branded residences, 11 restaurants and bars including a rooftop bars with views across Whitehall, The Mall and Buckingham Palace.

BOOK: theowo.london

Beaverbrook

Beaverbrook Town House, London

Opened: September 2021

Beaverbrook partnered with Cadogan Estates to bring the luxury of the award-winning Surrey country house to Chelsea for 2021. The Town House opened its doors last summer on Sloane Street following a £25m restoration of two Georgian townhouses opposite Cadogan Place Gardens, the boutique hotel is home to 14 luxury suites, plus a contemporary Japanese restaurant and bar. Interiors come from designer Nicola Harding alongside Beaverbrook’s creative director Sir Frank Lowe.

BOOK: beaverbrooktownhouse.co.uk

The Londoner

The Londoner, Leicester Square London

Opened: Autumn 2021

Set in London’s Leicester Square, The Londoner was a huge addition to this bustling West End location, with 350 rooms set over eight storeys above ground and six below. One of the hotel’s biggest draws is its culinary offering, with six outlets to choose from. Enjoy Japanese food and cocktails on the rooftop; champagne, tea and caviar at The Stage; pub food and gin drinks at Joshua’s Tavern or head to the Refuel area for post-workout smoothies and poolside snacks.

BOOK: thelondoner.com

The Farmyard at The Newt

The Farmyard at The Newt, Somerset

Opened: summer 2021

Hidden in a secluded corner of the popular country estate hotel, The Farmyard offers 17 rooms and suites housed within the Farm House, Cyder Mill, Apple Loft and Cheese Barns. The new property features an indoor swimming pool, bar and games room and an authentic farm-to-table culinary experience, plus access to the wider estate and facilities.

BOOK: thenewtinsomerset.com

Featured image: Nici Hotels

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