A fresh crop of luxury and boutique properties is opening this year in some of the United States’ most popular cities, providing the perfect jumping-off point for your clients to discover, or rediscover, a destination.
This summer, Provenance Hotels will open Dossier, a new upscale hotel, in downtown Portland, featuring 205 guestrooms, exceptional service and thoughtfully designed spaces. Guests can expect to be greeted at Dossier by hosts whose job is to realize travelers’ every wish be it nabbing last-minute reservations at a restaurant that doesn’t offer them, planning weekend adventures to the wine country or Mount Hood, or delivering strawberry-honey-balsamic ice cream with black pepper at 3 a.m.
Like all Provenance Hotels, Dossier will feature a deeply integrated art collection. For example, guestrooms will be decorated with iconic images by photographer Slim Aarons. In addition, Dossier will feature Provenance Hotels’ signature pillow menu and spiritual menu, where guests can borrow a religious book, and its celebrated pet program. Restaurant and bar concepts will be announced at a later date. Rates start at $300 per night. For more information, visit dossierhotel.com.
Hotel Zoe San Francisco—San Francisco, California
After an extensive $16 million renovation and rebranding, Hotel Zoe San Francisco is opening this summer as an essentially new hotel. Located in Fisherman’s Wharf near restaurants, diners, seafood stands, retail venues, and popular area attractions including Pier 39, Coit Tower and Ghirardelli Square, Hotel Zoe San Francisco will offer a unique and luxurious experience to its guests with elements inspired by local partnerships. The luxury, boutique property features 221-guestrooms with subtle yacht-inspired furnishings, a redesigned lobby and a full-service bar named Bar Zoe, plus an artisan-styled outdoor courtyard with fireplaces and communal seating. Rates start at $300 per night. For more information, visit hotelzoesf.com.
Ace Hotel Chicago—Illinois
Reservations are now open for Ace Hotel Chicago, which opens Sept. 1, 2017 in the Fulton Market District. In an effort to “contribute to the culinary landscape of the city,” as stated in press materials, Ace Hotel Chicago will feature an inventive full-service restaurant and bar, 24-hour room service, and a culinary collaboration with a soon-to-be-announced local partner, plus a Stumptown Coffee cafe, which marks the Portland-based company’s first outpost in the Midwest. The property also features a rooftop terrace offering with views of the cityscape. Rates start at $219 per night. For more information, visit acehotel.com/chicago.
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge—New York
In February, luxury lifestyle hotel brand 1 Hotels opened the doors of its third property and first sustainable, ground-up development, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. Located at Pier 1, just south of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, in Brooklyn Bridge Park with sweeping waterfront views of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty, the 10-story 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge features 194 guestrooms, including 29 two- to six-bedroom suites and The Riverhouse Presidential Suite. Most rooms offer panoramic views of the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge and the New York City skyline.
Committed to sustainability and preserving the environment, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge was built under LEED guidelines, uses 100 percent wind power energy, and features a 54 percent ratio of regional and reclaimed materials. The property also features a nature-driven art collection, including a textured rubber sculpture titled, “All OVEREACHOTHER,” as well as a lobby that opens to a dramatic 25-ft. green wall, featuring steel grating covered in hand-placed plants and creeping vines. In addition, hotel amenities include a fresh farm stand in the lobby, a botanically driven cocktail program by Arley Marks, complimentary rides in Tesla premium electric vehicles, and valet parking for bicycles.
Additional highlights of the property include a 4,000-sq.-ft. rooftop with a pool and bar, a 9-treatment room Bamford Haybarn Spa, a fitness center, a yoga and barre studio operated by POE Yoga, two restaurants, an intimate 10th floor lounge, a 50-seat screening room, and a picnic-fare cafe and a signature restaurant. Rates start at $350 per night. For more information, call (877) 803-1111 or visit 1hotels.com/brooklyn-bridge.
Hotel Hayden—New York
Hotel Hayden also debuted in New York this February on 28th Street and 6th Avenue, at the intersection of the Fashion District and the Flower District in the Chelsea neighborhood, just steps from the Empire State Building, The Fashion Institute of Technology and Madison Square Garden. Paying tribute to the surrounding iconic Flower District neighborhood, the hotel features living walls (vertical gardens) that line the building’s exterior, border the reception desk in the lobby, and are installed within the onsite, full-service restaurant.
Amenities at the lifestyle-driven, boutique property include a rooftop bar and lounge featuring a menu of small plates and appetizers, a forthcoming late night menu of Greek street food, and a curated drink menu featuring cocktails made with Greek spirits; a new Greek restaurant, Mykonos Blue, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner; and 122 refreshed Double and King guestrooms, as well as King Suites with skyline or street views.
Hotel Hayden is offering a special to travel agents, where guests receive 10 percent off the best available rate, and agents can earn 15 commission on bookings made by July 4, 2017 when using the promo code WHH. Rates start at $299 per night. For more information, call (844) 423-6004 or visit hotelhaydennyc.com.