Preferred Hotels & Resorts has added 10 properties to its global portfolio in the first quarter of 2023. The new properties range from a modern chalet-style resort in the Austrian Alps to a 39-story skyscraper in New York City’s NoMad district. Highlights include:
- Virgin Hotels New York, L.V.X. Collection
Comprising an entire city block in the NoMad neighborhood, Virgin Hotels New York City—the newest addition to the Virgin Hotels collection—delivers a “vibrant yet sophisticated experience.” With a contemporary design that melds the classic Virgin aesthetic with the dynamism of the Big Apple, the 39-story hotel extends 460 guestrooms, suites and penthouses with floor-to-ceiling windows offering skyline views. Additional highlights include Everdene, a 4,000-sq.-ft. dining and cocktail experience paired with nightly music and entertainment; an outdoor Pool Club exclusive to hotel guests; and more than 19,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space.
- Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol (Telfs, Austria), Legend Collection
Set in the Austrian Alps at 4,200 ft. above sea level, Interalpen-Hotel Tyrol is a secluded chalet-style luxury resort offering 282 guestrooms with 32 suites. Rustic wood accents are accentuated with modern mountain lodge furnishings for an authentic sense of place, while private balconies offer views overlooking nearby peaks and valleys. Guests are invited to immerse themselves in the Alpine landscape and enjoy a host of experiences, including seven dining options ranging from a gourmet restaurant to an alpine mountain hut; mountain wellness at a holistic spa comprising a panorama pool, Finnish sauna, infrared rooms, steam and saltwater baths; and a seasonal program of snowshoeing, sledding, hiking, mountain biking, and more.
- Marino Beach, Colombo (Colombo, Sri Lanka), Connect Collection
Located in Sri Lanka’s capital city, Marino Beach, Colombo combines contemporary design with luxurious hospitality as an immersive coastal escape. A zero-edge, rooftop infinity pool with terrace and garden offers panoramic ocean vistas, and many of the 289 guestrooms also benefit from sea views and private balconies. Additional highlights at the amenity-rich property include six restaurants and bars serving a variety of international cuisines and cocktails; an on-site spa with soothing treatments; privileged access to the Beach Lounge; and a complimentary city tour available to all guests.
- Hotel Villa Real 5* (Madrid), L.V.X Collection
Surrounded by some of Madrid’s most important museums and landmarks, in a neighborhood known for its architecture, Hotel Villa Real 5* is situated in the heart of the Spanish capital. Offering refined warmth, the 115 guestrooms and suites feature traditional furnishings and marble-clad baths, many also benefit from private balconies or terraces with city views. The hotel also has a unique art and archeology collection with more than 100 pieces of ancient art on display throughout the hotel.
Other member properties that joined Preferred Hotels & Resorts in the first quarter include:
- Hotel Balmes 4* (Barcelona) – Lifestyle Collection and Preferred Residences
- BOHO CLUB MARBELLA (Marbella, Spain) – Lifestyle Collection
- Borgo Scopeto Wine & Country Relais (Siena, Italy), Lifestyle Collection
- MYRIAD by SANA (Lisbon), L.V.X Collection
- Hotel Beausite (Interlaken, Switzerland), L.V.X Collection