Accommodation update – January 2024

Friday 05 January 2024
An interior shot of a hotel room in W Edinburgh with panoramic views across the city.

From lavish city centre locations to luxury lodges a stone’s throw from Michelin-starred dining, Britain’s accommodation offering continues to expand in 2024. Here’s the latest hotel openings and some hotly anticipated spring additions to look out for.


Recently opened

W Edinburgh

Opened in November 2023

Sitting boldly amid the Edinburgh city centre skyline is the striking circular design of W Edinburgh from the Marriott Hotel group. Located in St James Square, the hotel is comprised of 199 rooms and 45 suites and marks the brand’s first venture in Scotland, and second in Britain, following on from W London in Soho. Guests can expect plush, cosy, fabrics inside, with impressive views across the city from suites. W Edinburgh’s signature restaurant, Sushisamba, features a fusion of Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian cuisine, while the W lounge offers all-day dining. For cocktails, head to Joao's Place – a secret apartment speakeasy serving premium spirits. The fitness centre hosts state-of-the-art equipment, while the Away Spa will ensure that guests are fully pampered and relaxed during their stay.


Opening soon

Hampton by Hilton, London Old Street

Opening in January 2024

Located a short walk from Old Street station, Hampton by Hilton London Old Street is the latest offering from the hotel chain to launch in the city. With 107 guest rooms, a fitness centre, free WIFI throughout, and hot breakfasts, the hotel is designed for business and leisure travellers alike. Other facilities include an Italian restaurant and a conference meeting room. The Tower of London and British Museum are two tourism highlights less than two miles away, while the hotel has an eco-friendly system harvesting rainwater for reuse.


Hotel Indigo, Coventry

Opening in January 2024

From IHG Hotels and Resorts comes boutique-style Hotel Indigo Coventry. The 100-room city centre hotel offers access to the city’s rich heritage and history. Bedrooms reflect a modern and comfortable design, while contemporary food and beverage offerings can be found at the Cogs Restaurant. Other facilities include a gym, board room and laundry service.

Tynecastle Park Hotel, Edinburgh

Opening in February 2024

Owned by Scottish Premiership football club Heart of Midlothian, the Tynecastle Park Hotel will be the UK’s first club-owned hotel, set within a football club. One for football fans, business travellers and leisure travellers, guests can choose from a range of 25 comfortable yet stylish family, executive and accessible rooms. The hotel will also feature a club lounge, plus conference and exhibition spaces. Look out for the award-winning Skyline restaurant, situated on the third floor with views over Edinburgh. Menus are created using seasonal ingredients and aim to highlight the best of local produce.


The Reach at Piccadilly, Manchester

Opening in February 2024

For city centre convenience, The Reach at Piccadilly, Manchester, ticks the box. Found just 90 seconds from Manchester Piccadilly Station, the Marriott Bonvoy Tribute Portfolio Hotel offers a sense of calm from its location alongside the Rochdale Canal. Guest will be able to enjoy views of Lock 84 while they tuck in at The Reach at Piccadilly, the hotel’s onsite restaurant and bar. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, expect a mix of small and larger plates. Other facilities include a fitness centre, dry cleaning service, a gift shop and 24-hour room service.


art’otel Hoxton, London

Opening in March 2024

Found in the cool city hub of Shoreditch, the hotly anticipated art'otel Hoxton will soon open its doors. Part of the Radisson Hotel group, the 357-room hotel will feature signature artworks throughout from artist Dean Stockton, known as D*Face. Guests can also enjoy an art gallery with a rotating calendar of multi-media exhibitions from fresh contemporary talent. Two original Banksy artworks will also be displayed within the public areas. Spread over 27 floors, the 25th floor will host the signature restaurant offering 360-degree views, while the ground floor cafe and bar has an alfresco outdoor terrace. A first-floor lounge bar will offer cocktails and live music, with other facilities including a swimming pool, spa and wellness centre, meeting and events rooms, and wedding and celebration spaces.


Hyde London City

Opening in March 2024

The modern Hyde London City will be situated within an architectural gem on Old Bailey Road. Occupying the site known as the Spiers & Pond hotel, the building dates to 1874 and is just a five-minute walk from St Paul's Cathedral. The revamped offering is set to be a welcome retreat for visitors, a boho-chic hideaway in the heart of the city. There will be 111 rooms over seven floors, with interior design drawing on the building’s rich history, with a festival-inspired twist. Levantine will be the signature restaurant, along with a Japanese influenced speakeasy bar. There will also be a state-of-the-art gym. The development is a joint venture with Accor, under the Hyde Hotels, part of the creative entrepreneurial Ennismore group.


Luxury Lodges at Moor Hall, Aughton

Opening in March 2024

Guests can get back to nature with a luxury cabin stay in the woods at Moor Hall. Adding to its roster of plush rooms within the main house and gatehouse, seven new luxury lodges are due to launch within the grounds. With rustic wood finishes throughout, each lodge will have original features and include a lounge, bathroom, bedroom, and outdoor terrace, offering a peaceful retreat for guests. The two Michelin-starred Moor Hall restaurant offers award-winning, while sister restaurant, The Barn, also holds its own Michelin star. Foodies can also visit a third Michelin star restaurant at So-lo, located a short drive away in the village of Aughton.


Ones to watch

100 Princes Street, Edinburgh

Spring 2024

Positioning itself as a lavish haven of calm in the heart of Edinburgh's tourist hotspot Princes Street, 100 Princes Street is set to open in the former Royal Overseas League building this spring. Offering 30 bedrooms, this boutique hotel from the Red Carnation Hotels group will feature curated furnishings and local artwork. The building’s original features will be respected during the renovation project, while rooms will offer modern luxuries and views of Edinburgh Castle. Look out for the wine wall featuring more than 200 fine wines from South Africa and the extensive wine cellar, with a collection of Scottish whisky. Details of food and beverage options are to follow.


Mandarin Oriental London

Spring 2024

A 50-room new build hotel from the Mandarin Oriental group, the Mandarin Oriental London is scheduled to open in London’s prestigious Hanover Square. Promising urban luxury, with two signature suites, the interior will showcase a vibrant and contemporary design throughout with artwork from local British artists. The food and beverage offering will include the Akira Back restaurant from the Michelin-starred chef of the same name, offering a blend of Korean and Japanese cuisine, as well as the ABar Lounge and a Dosa restaurant. Facilities will include an urban spa with wellness treatments, 25-metre swimming pool, vitality pool, sauna and relaxation room.


Treehouse Hotel Manchester, Manchester

April 2024

With a fun, playful vibe, Treehouse Manchester will offer guests a city centre retreat alongside event spaces with panoramic views. This pet-friendly hotel will feature nature-inspired bright interiors with cosy fabrics and vibrant colours, as well as blackout blinds and free Wi-Fi in all 224 guest rooms. The ground floor restaurant, headed by chef Mary-Ellen McTague, will have all-day dining with British produce. For flavours from further afield, the 14th-floor destination restaurant and bar will serve up South-East Asian fare fused with a British twist from chef Sam Grainger. Lounge and bar The Nest will have snacks and cocktails. There will also be an exclusive option in The Hide Out, with more details coming soon.


The Emory, London

April 2024

Taking reservations from April 2024, The Emory is a 60-room luxury hotel overlooking Hyde Park. Bright contemporary designs from interior architect André Fu await guests, featuring everything from marble and hardwood to glass and pastel palettes. Dining options are taking reservations from January 2024 and includes abc kitchens, with contemporary dishes from chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten. The Emory Bar, found on the ground floor, offers a selection of cocktails, coffee and dishes from the restaurant. Guests will have access to Surrenne, a private members’ club wellbeing sanctuary, as well as an in-suite private bar and access to the private roof top bar, Bar 33.

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