Preferred Hotels & Resorts recently announced the addition of 25 new member hotels and resorts across eight countries between August and October 2017.
Scheduled to formally open in December after an extensive $115 million renovation project, this 839-room luxury resort will feature oceanfront and Diamond Head views, a destination pool deck replete with a saltwater infinity pool and cabanas, and five culinary concepts that include a signature restaurant, Morimoto Asia, by "Iron Chef" Masaharu Morimoto. The hotel's lobby will feature a 280,000-gallon saltwater oceanarium that will be home to a multitude of indigenous marine life.
Le Bristol Beirut (Beirut, Lebanon)
This hotel is located in the heart of this vibrant city, known as the “Paris of the Middle East,” and offers 157 themed guest rooms - from modern contemporary and 1960’s retro chic to rich Ottoman Empire-inspired designs. When they need to venture outside, travelers will enjoy close proximity to both Verdun Street, one of the city’s most popular shopping destinations, and Hamra Street, the hub of the Beirut’s club scene and nightlife.
H10 METROPOLITAN (Barcelona, Spain)
Located in the epicentre of Barcelona’s Eixample District, this restored 85-room historic hotel was designed by Lazaro Rosa-Violan. Some of the city’s best shopping and dining options in Plaça Catalunya and Les Rambles are a short stroll away, as well as local attractions like UNESCO World Heritage site Sagrada Familia, an unfinished Roman Catholic church designed by Antoni Gaudi. For guests who prefer a more leisurely pace, the hotel offers an outdoor terrace plunge pool with sun loungers and views of its vibrant neighborhood.
Wanda Reign Wuhan (Wuhan, China)
This hotel is strategically located in the scenic East Lake Scenic Area of Wuhan, next to the famous Han Street commercial center and the popular Han Show Theatre, which regularly showcases a collection of aquatic performances. It features 413 guest rooms with views of the surrounding cityscape and the East Lake. In-room options include preferred choices of beverage in the mini bar and in-room fragrances. The hotel also offers one of the best Chinese restaurants in the city, featuring authentic Huaiyang cuisine.
Shahpura House (Jaipur, Rajasthan, India)
Once the royal palace of the ruling Shekhawat clan of the Rajputs, this hotel presents a mixture of Mughal and Indian architecture, with carved stone pillars, domes and artifacts from a bygone era. Located in a residential area of Jaipur, the hotel is flanked by a maze of lanes that include colorful stalls, temples, gardens and lakes. The 65 guest rooms feature Rajput-inspired decorations with marble and semi-precious stones, and come with private verandas and modern amenities. There is also an on-site spa.
Additional member hotels to join Preferred Hotels & Resorts between August 1 and October 31 include:
Cala de Mar Resort & Spa Ixtapa (Guerrero, Mexico)
Royalton Hotel (New York)
The Maritime Hotel New York (New York)
Green Park Inn (Blowing Rock, North Carolina)
Cork Factory Hotel (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
The Commonwealth (Richmond, Virginia)
Alpenhof Lodge (Teton Village, Wyoming)
The Queensbury Hotel (Glen Falls, New York)
Yurbban Passage Hotel & Spa (Barcelona, Spain)
H10 CUBIK (Barcelona, Spain)
Myconian Naia (Mykonos, Greece)
THE BODRUM by Paramount Hotels & Resorts (Bodrum, Turkey)
Pestana Amsterdam Riverside (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Cresta Palace (Celerina, Switzerland)
Turyaa Chennai (Chennai, India)
WelcomHotel Dwarka, New Delhi (New Delhi, India)
Shahpura Haveli (Jaipur, India)
The Primus Hotel Shanghai Hongqiao (Shanghai, China)
The Longemont Hotel Shenyang (Shenyang, China)
Connect Busan (Busan, South Korea)