The 3 Hottest Recent and Upcoming Hotel Openings

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Though it’s great to have your favorite hotels to visit, there’s even more fun to be had in exploring new places. Especially when those new places are likely to quickly become new favorites.

From sunny Santa Barbara, California, to the bustling streets of Barcelona, and the calming waters of Cabo, these hotel openings are sure to be the hottest of the season.

Hotel Californian | Santa Barbara, CA

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The historic hotel that was devastated by an earthquake right after being built in 1925 has, nearly 100 years later, been brought back to life, and with a whole lot of life. The Hotel Californian opened its doors again in September of 2017, and has already, in its 6 months of operation, wowed travelers from all over the world.

Right off of the famous Funk Zone, Hotel Californian is ideal for those looking to get a luxurious stay as well as easy access to the wine tasting rooms, stellar beer scene, and more that the area offers.

The hotel’s perfect fusion of luxury and historical class create a dreamy getaway that is set amongst its Spanish Colonial Revival architecture Moroccan-inspired interiors imagined by famous designed Martyn Lawrence Bullard.

And the beauty continues into Marjorelle, the hotel’s luxury spa, as well as its signature restaurant, Blackbird, where locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients are the norm.

Opened September 2017

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Montage Los Cabos | Cabo, MX

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The first international Montage property is just 2 months away from opening, and the hype is tangible.

Spanning a whopping 39 acres of pristine beachfront property, Montage Los Cabos will offer guests some of the most stunning views and ideal access to some of the area’s best diving, snorkeling, and swimming.

Blending the traditional concept of indoor-outdoor living in Cabo, the resort will incorporate the earthy tones of the Baja desert with the calming vibes of the Sea of Cortez to create truly stunning spaces.

At the forefront of the resort’s priorities is ensuring that guests get a personalized and truly authentic experience during their stay. Montage Los Cabos will offer guests exclusive wellness programs and treatments at its stunning 12,000 square-foot Spa Montage. On top of that, guests can also take advantage of the resort’s tennis courts, pools, Fred Couples Signature Golf Course, and much more.

Opening May 2018

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OD Barcelona | Barcelona, SP

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What better place to open the fifth OD Hotel property than right in the heart of Barcelona’s famous L’Eixample District?

The recently-opened OD Barcelona is perfectly located to enjoy all the area’s excitement, including Sagrada Familia and Plaça de Catalunya.

However, there really is no need to leave the hotel, as it has a great deal to offer within its gorgeous walls. The light and airy feeling is perfectly captured with the hotel’s floor-to-ceiling windows and high ceilings that let in that beautiful Spanish warmth.

When guests feel like soaking up some of that sun, they can head to the hotel’s rooftop terrace, featuring a sun deck, a swimming pool, and some fabulous drinks, all set to the tune of local and guest DJs.

When the pangs of hunger hit, head to the hotel’s restaurant for some famous Spanish cold-cuts, or opt for the a la carte services that offer some fabulously healthy and tasty eats.

And sustainability is at the heart of the entire hotel. In fact, OD Barcelona was awarded the Top Sustainable Hotel Development Project in all of Spain for 2017.

Opened August 2017

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