Preferred Hotels & Resorts Announces This Year's Independent Hotel Openings

Independent hotel brand Preferred Hotels & Resorts has announced 26 new properties scheduled to open in 2017. The list offers a multitude of options for city travelers and resort lovers alike. Ranging from Tuscany and Montreal to San Diego and Mallorca, each of the independent properties boasts the best of their respective destinations. 

Pendry San Diego – Launched February 10, 2017

Located in the Gaslamp Quarter, Pendry San Diego has 281 guestrooms and 36 suites. The hotel also has SoCal décor and luxury facilities, such as a rooftop pool with private cabanas, a destination spa and an on-site mercantile selling handcrafts. The property also offers 35,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space. 

Lancaster Bangkok – Launching June 2017

This family-friendly hotel will offer 231 rooms and suites, an all-day restaurant and two bars serving craft cocktails and Thai tapas. Lancaster Bangkok also has a Lancaster Wellness Floor, which has an expansive gym, lap pool, healthy spa cuisine and the Viva Jiva Spa

NOPSI Hotel, New Orleans – Launching June 2017

Formerly the headquarters of the New Orleans Public Service, Inc., the NOPSI Hotel has 217 rooms and suites. The hotel is set to be among the largest in the city. Some amenities include: a lobby bar and courtyard, a rooftop pool, a restaurant serving Louisiana cuisine, and an expansive ballroom – all within walking distance of the French Quarter.

Hotel Monville  – Launching July 2017

Located in Montreal Canada, Hotel Monville will offer guests 269 rooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows just steps away from the Convention Center of Old Montreal. The pet-friendly hotel will also have a lobby bar and restaurant, 4,000 square feet of meeting space, self-check-in and check-out and complimentary Wi-Fi. 

Il Castefalfi – TUI BLUE Selection – Launching March 2017

This hotel is the first new-build, five-star resort to open in Tuscany in 25 years. The resort will sit on 2,700 acres and house 120 rooms. With a focus on the outdoors, food and wine and wellness, Il Castefalfi – TUI BLUE Selection offers a spa, fine-dining restaurant serving Italian classics with ingredients produced on the estate grounds, and eco-friendly biomass heating.

Mountain Shadows in Scottsdale – Launching March 2017

The new-build, 180-room resort has floor-to-ceiling glass and design elements that combine a mid-century modernist approach with contemporary accents. Mountain Shadows in Scottsdale provides views of the Camelback Mountains and originally served as a hideaway for travelers and celebrities in the 1960’s and 1970’s. The relaunch of the hotel will offer thoughtful touches such as in-room cocktail carts, an organic juice bar, two 75 ft. swimming pools and an 18-hole golf course.

Iberostar Grand Hotel Portals Nous – Launching April 2017 

Located on Mallorca’s southwest coast, Iberostar Grand Hotel Portals Nous is an adult-only resort that offers 66 rooms perfectly crafted for spa lovers. Hotel staff are trained by the British Butlers Guild to offer elevated service which includes: unpacking, sleep coaching and even smartphone and tablet cleaning.