New hotels prepare to open in time for what could be record travel year
Many travelers finally got back on the road this year, reuniting with loved ones, returning to favorite vacation spots, and even taking that long-dreamed-of bucket-list vacation.
According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, the travel surge that began in 2021 will continue in 2022, with travel in the U.S. sector estimated to grow by 28.4% in the new year. International travel is projected to rebound even higher — possibly as high as 228% — as international borders continue to reopen.
Travelers, no doubt, are looking forward to making their vacation dreams a reality in the new year. Dozens of new Hilton properties are set to debut around the world in 2022, just in time to play host to vacation adventures of all kinds.
Here are just 22 of the amazing new Hilton properties that are set to welcome guests with warmth and hospitality in the new year.
Canopy by Hilton Boston Downtown (Opening in early 2022)
Canopy by Hilton Boston Downtown will open in the heart of Boston’s historic Haymarket — America’s oldest outdoor market — in early 2022. Guests can enjoy scenic views of Boston’s Greenway and North End from their balconies and grab burgers at the hotel’s restaurant. The hotel is also within walking distance to the historic Freedom Trail, a must-do for many visitors.
Canopy by Hilton Toronto Yorkville (Opening in fall 2022)
Canopy by Hilton Toronto Yorkville will make its debut in the highly sought-after Yorkville neighborhood of Toronto, an area known for trendy shopping and elegant dining. The hotel, part of a mixed-use residential development, will offer 178 guest rooms, an indoor pool and a restaurant and café.
Conrad Los Angeles (Opening in spring 2022)
Conrad Los Angeles, part of Related Companies’ mixed-use development, The Grand LA, which is designed by famed architect Frank Gehry, will be a new addition to downtown Los Angeles, which is seeing one of the largest development booms in nearly a century. Located in the city’s cultural hub with access to some of the most prominent arts and entertainment venues in the city, the 28-story luxury hotel will offer spacious accommodations featuring a bold and contemporary design, a world-class spa, California-inspired culinary experiences, a rooftop terrace and private pool deck with views of downtown LA.
Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya (Opening in January 2022)
Now open for reservations is Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya. Nestled among verdant tropical vegetation and overlooking the Caribbean Sea's turquoise waters, the hotel will provide a secluded haven for travelers that are inspired by Tulum’s lush landscape and picturesque beaches. The hotel’s selection of accommodations range from contemporary and sophisticated master suites to governor and presidential suites. Guests can explore their palate at eleven world-class restaurants and bars that serve an array of cuisine options from Mediterranean and Asian to a special Chef’s Table dining experience. End the evening by unwinding in one of the hotel’s oceanfront pools.
Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort (Expected to open in summer 2022)
Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort will welcome guests to one of the top-rated beaches in the world — Eagle Beach. As the widest beach in Aruba and known for its pristine and soft white sands, Eagle Beach is the perfect location for taking in the stunning blue waters of the Caribbean or partaking in a variety of water sports. Guests can enjoy Embassy Suites by Hilton Aruba Resort’s spacious suites, multiple restaurants and bars, two pools (including one for kids), and close access to attractions, dining and entertainment.
Embassy Suites Nashville Downtown Convention Center (Expected to open in spring 2022)
Embassy Suites Nashville Downtown Convention Center will open in the heart of downtown Nashville adjacent to Music City Center and next to Bridgestone Arena, making this all-suite hotel a perfect home base for those exploring downtown Nashville. Popular tourist stops like Fifth and Broadway, Nashville’s newest dining and shopping, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Ryman Auditorium and Lower Broadway’s entertainment district are a short walk away. The State Capitol, Vanderbilt and Tennessee State Universities are a short drive away.
Hilton Tulum All-Inclusive Resort (Opening in mid-2022)
The 735-room oceanfront Hilton Tulum All-Inclusive Resort will introduce travelers to an upscale all-inclusive vacation experience. The resort will offer nine pools, 13 restaurants and bars, a luxury spa, a private beach and more. The hotel is also located less than 25 miles from underwater caves, amusement parks, and the Tulum city center.
Hotel Marcel New Haven, Tapestry Collection by Hilton (Expected to open in early 2022)
Talk about going green. Hotel Marcel New Haven, Tapestry Collection by Hilton will open in 2022 as the country’s first Passive-House certified hotel and first net-zero energy hotel. The hotel will generate 100% of its own electricity, powering its 165 guest rooms and suites, an American restaurant and bar, solar parking canopies and more.
Tru by Hilton/Home2 Suites by Hilton Minneapolis Downtown (Expected to open in spring 2022)
This reimagined dual-brand property connects to the Skyway and is just three blocks from Minneapolis’ riverfront parks. For the sports aficionado, Vikings and Twins games are both within a mile.
Waldorf Astoria Cancun (Opening in fall 2022)
Set on 100 acres of secluded coastline, this new 173-rooms and suite luxury resort will deliver a truly unforgettable experience for guests. Expect breathtaking ocean views, plunge pools, private balconies, upscale amenities and more.
Asia-Pacific (APAC) Openings
Conrad Shanghai (Opening in early 2022)
Conrad Shanghai will open as Hilton’s largest Conrad hotel in the Asia Pacific region. Located in People’s Square in the heart of Shanghai, the hotel offers quick access to museums and historical sites during the day and lively nightclubs after dark.
Hilton Hiroshima (Opening in autumn 2022)
Catering to both business and leisure guests, Hilton Hiroshima will feature 420 rooms, four restaurants, a fitness center and spa, an indoor swimming pool, a chapel, and more. Located in the central business district of Hiroshima City, the hotel is within short driving distance to Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima Castle, and other historic highlights.
Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa (Opening in early 2022)
Hilton Maldives Amingiri Resort & Spa represents the debut of Hilton’s flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, in the Maldives. Located on Amingiri Island in the Male Atoll, this hotel will offer 109 beach and water villas — each with their own private pool. Large parties can book the hotel’s exclusive six-bedroom villa for celebrations and reunions. All guests can explore the culinary offerings of the hotel’s six restaurants and bars — including an adults-only champagne and gin bar, rooftop “teens-only” zone and more. There’s also a Kids’ Club.
Hilton Singapore Orchard (Opening in March 2022)
After a major refurbishment, the 1,080-room Hilton Singapore Orchard will open in March 2022 in the heart of Singapore’s most famous retail district, as the largest Hilton hotel in Asia Pacific. Already open for reservations, the flagship-branded landmark hotel will showcase botanically-inspired modern rooms and suites, and five curated world-class dining experiences — including the internationally acclaimed Osteria Mozza by Nancy Silverton, award-winning Chatterbox, and two Michelin-starred Shisen Hanten. The hotel is also one of the largest event venues in the city with 16 versatile spaces and two pillar-less ballrooms, making it an ideal destination for business travelers. Guests also enjoy direct access to a four-story shopping gallery.
Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) Openings
Conrad Chia Laguna Sardinia (Opening in spring 2022)
Conrad Chia Laguna Sardinia will have 107 guest rooms, each with their own private garden or terrace and views of the Chia lagoon. Guests have three terrific dining options, La Terrazza, Sa Mesa and Bar Bollicine. The hotel’s Conrad Spa will also offer six treatment rooms, a spa bar, a yoga studio and a state-of-the-art gym.
Conrad Rabat Arzana (Opening in autumn 2022)
Featuring 120 spacious guest rooms, Hilton’s first luxury hotel in Morocco will offer spectacular ocean views. Guests will be able to experience breathtaking surroundings while enjoying locally inspired food and beverage at two hotel restaurants. Conrad Rabat Arzana will also offer a full spa and salon.
Hampton by Hilton Doha Old Town (Opening in winter 2022)
Situated in the Old Salata district, Hampton by Hilton Doha Old Town will feature 221 modern guest rooms, an all-day dining restaurant, juice bar, 24/7 snack bar, work zone and fitness centre. It will be conveniently located close to Doha attractions such as the corniche, the Museum of Islamic Art, the National Museum of Qatar and the famous Souk Waqif. It will also be in close proximity to the banking district and the Emiri Diwan Palace, and just 12 kilometres from Hamad International Airport.
Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah (Opening in spring 2022)
Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah will boast a range of restaurants and bars as well as a spacious eforea spa. With excellent facilities and amenities, a beachfront location and friendly service, Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah promises to become a destination of choice for travelers.
Lost Property St. Paul's London, Curio Collection by Hilton (Opening in spring 2022)
Lost Property St. Paul’s London, Curio Collection by Hilton, will open this spring to offer stunning views of St. Paul’s Cathedral and other London landmarks. Guests can dine at the hotel’s restaurant and enjoy close access to some of London’s most visited tourist attractions.
Motto by Hilton Rotterdam Blaak (Opening in summer 2022)
Motto by Hilton Rotterdam Blaak will provide convenient access to some of Rotterdam’s top attractions, including the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Old Harbour, Maritime Museum Rotterdam and Cube Houses. It’s also just a few minutes’ walk from Rotterdam’s must-see Markthal, where visitors can shop and explore indoor food stalls and restaurants.
Sea Breeze Santorini Beach Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton (Opening in spring 2022)
Sea Breeze Santorini Beach Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton will be Hilton’s first location on the glamorous Greek island of Santorini. The 37-room hotel draws inspiration from Santorini’s iconic blue and whitewashed architecture and incorporates the island’s rugged natural beauty with stone walls and organic wooden textures. Each room will boast private terraces and a hot tub or pool. Guests can choose from two restaurants and two bars for a relaxed bite to eat or cocktail, with two of the outlets being located on the resort’s private beach. With two pools, a spa, fitness facilities and loungers by the beach, guests can alternate between working up a sweat, getting pampered, soaking up the sun, and cooling off in the water.
Waldorf Astoria Kuwait (Opening in spring 2022)
The 200 luxury guest rooms at the new Waldorf Astoria Kuwait will be just feet away from world-class shopping and dining, thanks to its location in Avenues Mall — a destination with more than 1,100 shops and a movie theater. The hotel will also be home to the award-winning Japanese restaurant concept ROKA and will feature an exclusive Club Lounge as well as an awe-inspiring 13,560 sq ft Waldorf Spa. Kuwait City Center, historical and cultural sites, and the Grand Mosque of Kuwait are just a short 15-minute drive away.