Best New Hotels In The World

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For Condé Nast Traveler, by CNT Editors.

Our editors vetted hundreds of recently opened hotels and resorts, from West Africa to Miami, and found that what stands out are the properties that combine old-school extravagance and service with just the right measure of modernity. Here is a sampling of the best new hotels in the world. View as a list.

1. 11 Howard, New York, N.Y.

There’s a huge mural spearheaded by Koons, a Calder mobile in the lobby, the buzzy street-level restaurant Le Coucou, all before you get upstairs to the hotel proper — a Scandi-chic oasis of soft pink, dove gray, and blond wood.

2. Hôtel Le Toiny, St. Barts

The only hotel on Côte Sauvage got a breezy design refresh and a new beach club.

3. Hôtel Saint-Marc, Paris, France

A mansion in the heart of the second and the former home of the duc de Choiseul.

4. Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort, Nizwa, Oman

If you can tack on a few extra days to your Persian Gulf business trip, take in the sunsets of Oman's Green Mountain from your private pool at Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort.

5. Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort, Sri Lanka

This serene escape with a split-level pool sits on an epic stretch of southern coast.

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