If there's something I love searching out, it's new hotels. Centered around design and style, hotels that bring in local culture are destinations within themselves.
Here's my shortlist, the 12 new hotels I have my eye on for 2017:
1. Keemala, Phuket
Small bird nest villas dot the ridge of a lush jungle, with views that are second to none in Thailand. Luxury and privacy at its finest.
2. Ett Hem, Stockholm
A boutique hotel set in a 20th century building, right in the heart of Stockholm. The rooms are beyond beautiful, and cozy spaces begging you to stay a while.
3. GoldenEye Hotel, Jamaica
A boutique and luxurious hotel on a stunning white-sand beach. Villas are quaint, and incredibly private.
4. C2 Hotel, Marseille
A 19th century building, where bright rooms and history come to life.
5. San Giorgio, Mykonos
Steps away from Paraga Beach, this house has a rustic-chic edge to the design and decor.
6. Hotel SP34, Copenhagen
Where minimalism and amenities come together in a beautiful space, all right in the heart of the Latin Quarter.
7. Washington School House, Park City
Set in a former school house, this small, luxurious hotel features a happening ski lounge with a fireplace.
8. C.O.Q. Hotel, Paris
In the heart of the 13th, this elegant hotel beckons the traveler who craves to live like a Parisian.
9. The Boxer Boston, Boston
A boutique hotel, centered around hip design and historic flare.
10. Niki Club, Nasu, Japan
Set in the Nasu Forest, this retreat features a spa and heavy doses of relaxation.
11. Hotel Emma, San Antonio, Texas
Luxurious hotel in the heart of town that is upbeat and trendy in style.
12. Ace Hotel, New Orleans
Hip hotel has arrived to New Orleans, and in Ace Hotel fashion. It's everything you thought it would be.