The sunlit Per L'Ora Gallery at Hotel Per La, Autograph Collection in Los Angeles, California

Lean into luxury with a stay at Hotel Per La, Autograph Collection in Los Angeles. (Photo: Marriott International)

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Ready to Roam? Plan Your Stay at the World’s Hottest New Hotels

Have a favorite destination you want to see with new eyes? Staying at a new, or newly refreshed, hotel can offer a deeper insight into somewhere you’ve never been before or revitalize your perspective on a favorite city.

Check out these hot hotels around the world with atmospheres, activities, restaurants, bars and amenities special enough to write home about.

As always, check for travel guidelines and closures before planning your trip.

Enjoy Italian Villa Charm in the Heart of Los Angeles

With the charm of an Italian villa and the sparkle of the City of Angels, the Hotel Per La, Autograph Collection feels bespoke for all the right reasons. Terrazzo accents, Bellino linens, a showstopping blue-and-gold neoclassical lobby ceiling — Hotel Per La has a luxe residential feel in the heart of Hollywood’s hometown. The rooftop pool, complete with cabanas and daybeds, has a stunning L.A. skyline view.

Of course, every Italy-inspired experience has to have great coffee, and Café Ora features locally roasted coffee and refreshing light bites.

Live Like a Movie Star in Sicily

The pool terrace at Delta Hotels by Marriott Giardini Naxos in Sicily
Enjoy the pool terrace at Delta Hotels by Marriott Giardini Naxos in Sicily. (Photo: Marriott International)

You’ve come all the way to Sicily, so stay somewhere that shows off the island’s natural flair. The newly revamped beachfront Delta Hotels by Marriott Giardini Naxos is within a stone’s throw of the charming city of Taormina (where “The White Lotus,” “The Godfather Part III” and others were filmed) and Mount Etna, Sicily’s active volcano.

A free breakfast buffet is included with your stay at Delta Hotels Giardini Naxos. But if that isn’t enough to tempt you, consider opting for an add-on option, such as a full-board package that includes three meals per day.

Take In the Historic Details in Madrid

A seating area in a guest room at JW Marriott Hotel Madrid in Spain
JW Marriott Hotel Madrid celebrates the long history of the building. (Photo: Marriott International)

A bastion of elegance and calm in the center of one of Europe’s busiest capitals, the new JW Marriott Hotel Madrid is writing a new chapter in a building with a long legacy. Dating back to 1899, the building was formerly home to one of the oldest perfumeries in Madrid.

Today, the hotel features Qú by Mario Sandoval, a contemporary Spanish restaurant by the two-Michelin-starred chef, and personalized wellness experiences, including in-room video workouts, a full-service gym and a serene spa.

Book a room or suite with a terrace overlooking the elegant city and plan your sightseeing day from above.

Live It Up in Downtown Salt Lake City

A dining area at Le Méridien Salt Lake City Downtown
Le Méridien Salt Lake City Downtown has a convenient West Quarter location. (Photo: Marriott International)

During a stay at Le Méridien Salt Lake City Downtown, you’ll feel like you’re near all the action and staying in the lap of luxury. Located in the middle of Salt Lake City’s West Quarter, this new hotel is the place to see and be seen in SLC, and it’s within walking distance of Eccles Theatre, Vivint Area and the Salt Palace Convention Center.

A rooftop pool and fitness center offer breathtaking views of the city and the snowcapped Wasatch Mountains, while dining at the brasserie-style Adelaide offers a funky yet sophisticated take on New Orleans–inspired cuisine.

Surround Yourself in the Beauty of India’s Western Ghats

Bar and tables at Mercara Outpost at Coorg Marriott Resort & Spa in India
Coorg Marriott Resort & Spa has incredible nature views. (Photo: Marriott International)

Immerse yourself in nature at Coorg Marriott Resort & Spa, located in India’s Western Ghats, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set amid rolling hills with verdant foliage, this hotel offers sanctuary to travelers looking for serenity and natural beauty.

Madikeri Kitchen shines a spotlight on Indian and Asian cuisine with its interactive kitchen design, placing guests right in the middle of the gastronomic action. The Karnataka hotel’s two other restaurants, Grills by the Valley and Mercara Outpost, sit high in the trees for close-up nature views.

Have a Posh Stay in Porto

Dining tables at Renaissance Porto Lapa Hotel's a.typical Restaurant
Renaissance Porto Lapa Hotel embraces a sophisticated coastal color palette. (Photo: Marriott International)

Porto is poised to be the world’s poshest place, and Renaissance Porto Lapa Hotel is at its epicenter. A chic place to experience the Mediterranean lifestyle, this hotel is outfitted in shades of blue to reflect the seas outside.

Sip the area’s famed fortified wines at a.typical Bar or grab a drink at the rooftop bar by the city-view heated infinity pool. When you’re ready for a bite to eat, sample modern takes on traditional Portuguese flavors at a.typical Restaurant.

Hop Into an Onsen in Kagoshima

Delve into centuries-old culture in the capital city of Kagoshima prefecture at this family-friendly five-star hotel. Beyond its spectacular location near all the must-sees in the city (including the Tenmonkan shopping district), Sheraton Kagoshima features its own onsen — natural restorative hot springs for which Japan is famous — with waters flowing directly from the Sakurajima volcano.

The luxe restaurant, Flying Hog Grill, features hyperlocal flavors, including traditional Kagoshima black pork, Peking duck and free-range Jidori chicken.

See Where Sleek Meets Southwestern in Tucson

The restaurant at The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Enjoy the sophisticated Southwestern design of The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel. (Photo: Marriott International)

One of Tucson’s most iconic buildings is now home to The Leo Kent Hotel, Tucson, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, a jewel in “the Old Pueblo” (as Tucson is called) offering an upscale, authentic Southwestern experience.

Less than two miles from the University of Arizona, a five-minute walk to the Tucson Convention Center, and near the Fox Theatre, The Leo Kent Hotel is ideally situated for both business and leisure travelers. Outdoor adventures are nearby, as well, including hot air balloon rides, ATV expeditions, mountain biking tours and more.

Go for Glamour in Sydney

Exterior view of W Sydney in Australia
The trendsetting W Sydney overlooks Darling Harbor. (Photo: Marriott International)

Exciting, original, trendsetting: W Sydney is everything you’ve come to expect from the luxury hotel brand. With an indoor infinity pool overlooking Darling Harbor, a stunning rooftop bar punctuated by the metropolis’ twinkling skyline and sleek interior design that reflects the New South Wales way of life, the W Sydney is the must-stay address in the city.

While staying in Sydney, make sure to dine at BTWN, the W’s on-site Australian restaurant featuring local ingredients and native flavors, as well as a dessert bar for late-night sweet cravings.

Enjoy a Welcoming Haven in Washington, D.C.

The Terrace at The Westin Washington, DC Downtown
The Westin Washington, DC Downtown is the ideal home base for exploring the city. (Photo: Marriott International)

Everything you want in an iconic D.C. experience is here at the revamped The Westin Washington, DC Downtown. The head-to-toe renovation of the capital city Westin hotel offers refreshed relaxation in a city that continually reinvents itself. It’s the perfect spot to decompress after days spent exploring or between meetings — and its downtown location places visitors conveniently close to highlights, including the National Mall.

Business and leisure travelers will wake feeling refreshed in the brand’s signature Heavenly Beds, and other wellness-focused amenities include an alkaline water dispensary, Peloton Suites, and a Run Concierge and WestinRUN Maps to elevate your morning jog.