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Europe's Newest Hotel Openings 2024

Embark on a European escapade where every hotel stay is a chapter in your adventure tale

Almost one hundred years ago, the English writer James Hilton coined the word Shangri-La to describe a paradise on earth, a place of idyllic beauty where life approaches perfection. Even though it is an imaginary location, some places can make us feel like it is not utopian, but a real destination. We selected five hotels in Europe that are opening in 2024 that promise to provide you with a “paradise on earth” experience. 

The 5 most anticipated hotels opening across Europe in 2024

Hotel Balzac, Paris, France (hotel opening June 2024)

Step into timeless elegance and luxurious comfort at Hotel Balzac, where every living room is a sanctuary of sophistication and relaxation

A legendary stay in the Champs-Elyseé, the Hotel Balzac is being reinvented by the design duo Festen, which uses the tradition of the French hotel trade in its renovation. With 58 rooms and suites, each room will provide a feeling of nostalgia and comfort as it uses the sober elegance of the 1930s. Parisian life at its best is what you can expect at the Hotel Balzac. With an imponent glass ceiling, the hotel's lounge welcomes travelers and the bar provides the perfect atmosphere for the glamor one expects from Paris. A Japanese Spa is also featured and offers a unique experience for the visitors, who can also check out Pierre Gagnaire’s three-Michelin-starred restaurant at Balzac. 

Every step echoes with the whispers of Parisian charm and timeless elegance.

Champs Elysees

Hotel room bedside table with phone and lamp

Collegio alla Querce - Auberge Resorts Collection, Florence, Italy (hotel opening Mid-2024)

This tells a story of Renaissance splendor and timeless allure.

It is said that between 65-70% of the world's cultural and art heritage is in Italy and half of that is located in Florence. Collegio Alla Querce, Auberge's newest European getaway, revolves around this artistry and breaths history. The timeless elegance of the Renaissance is a part of the property, with 81 guest rooms and suites nestled in the north part of Florence's historical center. Those who stay at this stunning retreat will awe in front of the gorgeous landscapes with winelands and Tuscany's sophistication. The resort also features five-level terraced Baroque gardens, a spa, a pool, a curated boutique, a wine-tasting room, and a restaurant. 

From sumptuous bedding to ornate furnishings, every corner exudes an aura of sophistication and charm

spacious soaking tubs to rainfall showers, every element is meticulously designed to elevate your bathing experience to new heights of relaxation.

The Emory, London (April 2024)

From intimate tables bathed in soft candlelight to the bustling energy of the open kitchen, every aspect of the restaurant exudes an atmosphere of culinary excellence and conviviality.

You can already book your stay at London's first all-suite hotel in front of the glorious Hyde Park. A place where luxury is time well-spent, and even better amidst all the carefully designed amenities of the property with 60 suites over nine floors. Each floor has the signature of renowned designers, such as André Fu and Remi Tessier. Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten comes from New York with his brand for the first time and the newest project from the Maybourne Group also features a four-floor spa and a guest-only 360-degree roof terrace overlooking Hyde Park. 

plush bedding to sleek furnishings, every detail is meticulously curated to create a haven of relaxation and style

Hotel restaurant low lights

One&Only Kea Island (May 2024)

It depicts a scene of serene luxury and natural splendor, where pristine white sands meet the azure waters of the Aegean Sea.

To escape from crowded more touristy Greek islands, this resort is located in Kéa, a lush Cycladic island surrounded by the magical deep blue Aegean Sea. With beautiful views of a peaceful bay, here is where one comes to reconnect with nature and nurture with its wonders. The design focuses on celebrating the coastal setting of the island and the villas and residences use local marble and stone. Also, the private gardens ensure the classical Greek experience and the resort promises exciting experiences both on land and at sea. You'll arrive at the property by private boat while you admire, during the 30-minute journey, the endless beauty of the landscape; or on a 15-minute private helicopter flight. The resort also offers restaurants, a spa, a beach, and pools for a remarkable stay.

This picture captures the breathtaking outside view of The One&Only Kea Island, offering a glimpse of the resort's unparalleled beauty and natural splendor.

. Set against the backdrop of the shimmering Aegean Sea, the restaurant exudes an ambiance of relaxed sophistication and culinary excellence.

Floor-to-ceiling windows flood the room with natural light, offering glimpses of the shimmering Aegean Sea beyond.

Hotel Belvedere, Wengen, Switzerland (hotel opening Fall 2024)

the inviting lounge of the Hotel Belvedere

Just like the description of Shangri-La, a paradise in the mountains, the Hotel Belvedere brings to reality the dream of an idyllic stay. Away from every other sound, except from nature, at Hotel Belvedere you'll be in total synchrony with the Alps around you. It is the perfect place for skiing and hiking, making it an all-year excellent destination. The property is being reborn and will offer a plethora of experiences visitors can have, ranging from canoeing and yoga to mountaineering and ice-climbing. In the hotel's Spa you'll find a brutalist space facing the Jungfrau mountain and restaurants and bars will complete your luxurious stay. In each of the 90 rooms and suites, one will have unmissable and unforgettable views of the peaks and furniture from local artisans.

Plush sofas and armchairs beckon guests to sink into luxurious comfort, while chic décor accents add a touch of sophistication to the surroundings

 Each room exudes an aura of refined sophistication

Lobby of Belvedere Wengen

Bonus: Four Seasons Hotel Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr, Rabat, Morocco (2024)

Image of Morocco building

Ok, we know we are talking about Europe. But only one hour from Spain can get you to this historical and mesmerizing hotel. Located in what previously was a Sultan's residence, the property sits on 12 acres and features landscaped gardens and oceanfront views. Your stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Rabat at Kasr Al Bahr will be like traveling in history, revisiting Rabat's beauty, and stepping into an Arabian fairy tale. In this Palace by the Sea, you'll explore vibrant dining places, a spa designed for utmost luxury, and activities that will amuse you greatly. 

Sophisticated rooms of the hotel
Dine in the restaurant


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