The resort report: what's new in the hotel world
Checking out the latest hotel and resort news from fresh renovations to brand new and upcoming properties ready to welcome your clients.
andBeyond Phinda Forest Lodge, situated in &Beyond Phinda Private Game Reserve, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, is temporarily closed until November 2023 for an extensive refurbishment as its suites and lodge are being “completely re-imagined.”
The property, which is known for being one of the first true eco-lodges at the time of its construction in the ‘90s, will have a new lodge swimming pool with a shaded sala plus the addition of a family suite, outdoor firepit and library.
Throughout the rooms and main guest areas, the interiors will feature new fixtures and finishes drawing inspiration from the surrounding sand forest, blending aspects of Japanese minimalism with local cultural elements.
Germany-bound clients can now check into the NH Collection Frankfurt Spin Tower. The hotel is housed on the first 20 of 31 floors of a new tower designed by internationally renowned German architect Hadi Teherani. The 397-foot Spin Tower redefines Frankfurt’s skyline with its unique rotated design, which creates a visual separation of the upper floors.
The hotel has 414 guest rooms and features 10,764 square feet of state-of-the-art meeting rooms and a wellness area with a gym and sauna.
Guests are welcomed into a 36-foot-high atrium lobby with minimalist design elements and an imposing staircase. The Lobby Lounge offers curated refreshments with comfortable furniture for relaxation or networking. The signature bar, Oaks at Frankfurt Spin Tower, has impressive views of the financial metropolis with high windows and a terrace.
Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay, the luxury resort on the northeast coast of the Greek island of Crete, has officially reopened following the completion of an extensive renovation and redesign. The five-star resort offers a total of 318 rooms, 115 of which have private pools.
Wyndham Grand Crete Mirabello Bay previously underwent two stages of renovation to modernize the rooms and elevate the guest experience.
New for summer 2023, the resort has unveiled an upgraded aesthetic and amenities including an infinity “lagoon” pool overlooking the Mirabello bay, 115 remodelled rooms and suites with private pools, a remodelled hotel entrance, “in water dining” at the hotel’s Elia restaurant, landscaped olive groves and organic vegetable gardens, “Spilia” wine cave and private dining, and a new menu of excursions and experiences for guests.
The 127-room Cambria Hotel Copper Mountain is now open in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. The four-story property is just 70 miles west of Denver on I-70, steps away from Copper Mountain’s skiing and hiking trails.
The hotel features sophisticated guest rooms, immersive spa-inspired bathrooms with Bluetooth mirrors, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, multi-purpose indoor and outdoor spaces for work or relaxation, including hot tubs; mobile check-in option and more.