Most-Anticipated Hotel Openings for 2019

Here are our picks for the top new hotels opening in 2019 in the US and Canada. Get them on your radar.
1
Espacio
Honolulu, HI
Why it's hot
Hawaii, so hot right now. Interest to Honolulu is up 22%, making it our #7 Trending Beach Destination. To stay on-trend, book a room in Espacio, one of the city's hottest new hotels. Just plan ahead - this ultra luxe hotel features only 9 rooms (but each have a butler so...).
Anticipated Opening
Summer 2019
2
Rosewood Baha Mar
The Bahamas
Why it's hot
Travel to the Bahamas is booming - it took the #4 spot on our 2019 Trending Destinations list. New flight routes combined with hotel openings like Baha Mar could be what's driving travelers (or, it could be the sun and sand).
Anticipated Opening
December 2019
3
Equinox Hotel
New York City, NY
Why it's hot
Health-conscious travelers will find the perfect fit at Equinox. Dedicated to helping its guests stay fit and eat healthier, this state-of-the-art wellness hotel will be ready for reservations this summer.
Anticipated Opening
Summer 2019
4
Nobu Los Cabos
Cabo, Mexico
Why it's hot
Food + Travel = 2 of our favorite things. And this 200-room property (a joint venture between Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Robert De Niro) is making our food and travel dreams a reality.
Anticipated Opening
Spring 2019
5
Waldorf Astoria
The Maldives
Why it's hot
Not only is travel interest to the Maldives surging (up 21% vs 2018) but also it saw an influx of hotel openings - and 2019 is set to follow suit. With so many hotels planned to open in 2019, it was hard to pick just one - though the Waldorf is a classic.
Anticipated Opening
Summer 2019
6
Sonop Namibia
Namibia
Why it's hot
With travel interest to Namibia up 9% vs 2018, and "glamping" all the rage, it's no wonder more and more hotels are popping up in this Namibian desert. For travel to Africa, KAYAK recommends booking 5 months in advance.
Anticipated Opening
Summer 2019
7
Six Senses Bhutan
Thimphu, Bhutan
Why it's hot
Since last year, we've continued to see travel interest to Bhutan increase. And, with luxe hotels like the Six Senses Bhutan opening up in the area, it's no wonder this region continues to gain momentum amongst travelers.
Anticipated Opening
Early 2019
8
The First Roma Dolce
Rome, Italy
Why it's hot
Rome never goes out of style - in fact, it's our #8 Trending Destination for 2019. See it in style from this boutique hotel set in a converted 19th-century palazzo. The hotel takes the ?sweet life" concept to the next level, housing its own Italian pasticceria, gourmet items for in-room turndown and 24-hour room service.
Anticipated Opening
February 2019
9
Lelewatu Resort Sumba
Sumba Island, Indonesia
Why it's hot
Bali has seen a 65% increase in searches and is the first and only destination to make it on our Trending Destinations list for 3 consecutive years. But, with more and more people visiting every year, you'll want to check out this new resort located about an hour's flight east of Bali.
Anticipated Opening
Mid-2019
10
Selina Lisbon
Lisbon, Portugal
Why it's hot
Lisbon continues to tempt travelers. As our #6 Trending Destination for 2019, this eclectic city is top of mind. Excelling at bringing together design-centric accommodation and a co-working, digital nomad lifestyle, this is one hotel you won't want to miss.
Anticipated Opening
Spring 2019