New destinations Bahrain, Brisbane and Arizona
Small Luxury Hotels of the World introduced 3 hotels in three new destinations in 2019. These destinations are Bahrain, Brisbane and Arizona.
Each hotel pays homage to its local surroundings, from its history to the social and cultural diversity of the city, giving guests an insight into the local life. Independently minded travelers will also be delighted with new choices in their all-time favourite cities of London and Mykonos.
The Merchant House – Manama, Bahrain
• Opened: January 14, 2019
Located next to Manama’s famous Bab Al-Bahrain, guests at The Merchant House will find themselves fully immersed into local Bahraini life. Just steps away is a maze of market shops that brings to mind the style of commerce from days long past.
Each room featuring open plan areas designed for both business and leisure travelers. The hotel’s interior design is based on a tangible sense of place relating to the location. Artwork is a prominent feature, showcasing Bahraini artists.
Castle Hot Springs – Arizona, United States
• Opens: February, 2019
Castle Hot Springs Resort has rock pool thermal springs hidden along the rugged Bradshaw Mountains, bungalows equipped with its own outdoor room and hot spring tub, and a diverse range of curated activities.
Originally opened in 1896 and now restored to its original glory. Guests can relax in the same historic cottage as past presidents did.
Vintry & Mercer – London, United Kingdom
• Opens: February 14, 2019
Named after the local fine wine (Vintry) and silk trading (Mercer) guilds, Vintry & Mercer is nestled among the historic livery halls and winding lanes of this ancient London district.
This is where the long traditions of trade and commerce come to life in the contemporary style of the rooms and suites. Think bespoke fabrics inspired by merchant tailors of centuries past, and historic navigation maps and photographs on the walls.
Ovolo The Valley – Brisbane, Australia
• Opened: November, 2018
The hotel features spacious, open-plan rooms with a home-away-from-home vibe and full technology. This includes Smart TVs, Google Chromecast, and Amazon’s Alexa. Surprising hints of quirkiness curated throughout the rooms add an element of play.
The sleek rooftop pool gives a bird-eye view of Brisbane’s vibrant culture whilst offering escapism and relaxation after a busy day.
Ovolo’s signature inclusions for every stay:
• Free WiFi
• In-room mini bar
• Self-service laundry
• Daily happy hour drinks
• 24-hour gym
Mykonos Riviera Hotel – Mykonos, Greece
• Opened: August, 2018
Mykonos Riviera Hotel’s tiered Cycladic white buildings bedazzle guests with its island chic vibes, refreshing nautical theme and minimalistic luxury. Each of its rooms offers panoramic ocean views from private terraces.
A lovely short stroll through winding alleyways and the Venetian-style waterfront gets you to the scenic town of Mykonos and beautiful beach of Agios Stefanos.
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