Six of the best new hotels to book in 2022 for a city break

What better way to heal the January blues than plan your travel for the year ahead? With hotel openings coming thick and fast now that there’s light at the end of the proverbial tunnel, here's our pick of the most exciting new hotels to head to in 2022. 

One Hundred Shoreditch, London  

One Hundred Shoreditch Hotel Opening in February, One Hundred Shoreditch is from the group behind the Mondrian in Southwark and will occupy the spot left by the previous Ace Hotel. Opening in February, it will be home to six restaurants, including Goddard & Gibbs, an all-day seafood restaurant, wine bar and take-out hatch as well as a rooftop bar and terrace with panoramic views across East London. Rooms are contemporary and minimalist; designed to be a calming retreat from the vibrancy of the city below. 

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Gleneagles Townhouse, Edinburgh  

Gleneagles Townhouse Hotel, EdinburghThe first city hotel from Gleneagles, the Gleneagles Townhouse is due to open in the heart of Edinburgh this spring. With a members’ club, all-day restaurant and roof terrace, this will be an elegant retreat for discerning travellers, designed and dressed with flair. The 33 guest rooms will pay homage to the building’s heritage, deeply comfortable and with all the luxury you would expect from the Gleneagles brand.  

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Aman New York  

Aman New York HotelThis new urban sanctuary from the Aman group, will open in May, breathing new life into an architectural icon — the Crown Building, formerly the Museum of Modern Art, on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. Overlooking central Park, the hotel will have 83 rooms, several restaurants, private members club, and signature three-floor Aman Spa.  

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The Reykavik Edition  

The Reykavik Edition Hotel Edition hotels launches its first luxury stay in Reykavik with this new opening, designed to give guests a taste of its locale. Sitting in the historic, scenic heart of the old town, the hotel welcomed its first guests at the end of last year. Many of the 253 rooms will boast beautiful views of the harbour, Mt. Esja and the legendary Snæfellsjökull glacier. 

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The Julius, Prague 

The Julius hotel, PraguePart of the House of Julius Meini, a multifaceted family-run company that began life in 1862, The Julius is a new hospitality brand designing beautiful spaces in some of Europe’s most vibrant cities. The 168 rooms here are fresh, elegant and minimalist, in an autumnal palette. Natural materials and brass details complete the look — you can book in from the spring.  

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The Hoxton Hotel, Brussels

The Hoxton Hotel, BrusselsOpening in the summer, the Hoxton Brussels will occupy a Brutalist style tower building, with 178 rooms, a double height lobby and rooftop bar and restaurant. The hotel will also be home to Working From_, the Hoxton’s co-working space, sitting alongside outposts in Southwark, London and Chicago. 

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