Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is continuing to build its portfolio with openings in new and established markets this year. The luxury hotel brand will unveil nine new properties that include hotels, resorts, and residential offerings.
“We focus on projects of the highest quality, in the destinations where our guests want to be,” said Christian Clerc, president, worldwide hotel operations at Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, including entry into Greece and Spain and the first resort set within a world-class vineyard in Napa Valley.
Four Seasons will also open its first standalone residences in London as it looks to strengthen its position in the luxury branded residential market. In the next five years, the brand’s residential portfolio is expected to double. Following the opening of the company’s standalone Private Residences at Twenty Grosvenor Square this year, the brand will expand this exclusive collection with standalone Private Residences in Marrakech, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
“Eight of the nine new anticipated openings this year include a residential component, affirming the growing importance of branded residences to Four Seasons’ growth strategy, as well as luxury consumers who want to live with our brand and make Four Seasons their home,” said Clerc.
Four Seasons operates 111 hotels and resorts in 47 countries, including recent openings in Desroches Island, Seychelles; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and São Paulo, Brazil. Further down the pipeline, future projects recently announced include properties in Dalian, China; Makkah, Saudi Arabia; Hanoi, Vietnam; and Caye Chapel, Belize.
Four Seasons will open the following new hotels, resorts and private residences in 2019.
Four Seasons Astir Palace Hotel Athens
This project marks the long-awaited entry of Four Seasons into Greece, with the transformation of the famed Astir Palace on the Athenian Riviera. The hotel will offer 303 rooms and bungalows along three private beaches with three pools, a spa, and seven restaurants and lounges.
Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Bangkok at Chao Phraya River
The fourth Four Seasons property in Thailand, the all-new complex spans more than nine acres of prime river frontage with open courtyards, water features and works of art. Ballrooms offer river views and outdoor spaces, while three restaurants and a Latin American-inspired social club provide ample dining options. With 366 Private Residences and 299 rooms and suites, many with generous outdoor terraces, the property brings the sophistication of a resort to the heart of Bangkok.
Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Bengaluru at Embassy ONE
Set in the heart of India’s technology hub as part of the prestigious new Embassy ONE development, the property will feature 230 rooms, 105 Private Residences and prime commercial retail space. Within the hotel, guests will find warm and inviting restaurants featuring interactive live counters and artisanal offerings. The outdoor pool in the lush, landscaped private gardens lends a resort-like ambience; and the spa is an uplifting hideaway for modern and holistic wellness solutions. Four Seasons Hotel Bengaluru joins its sister property in Mumbai as the second Four Seasons in India.
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Los Cabos at Costa Palmas
This oceanfront resort in the Baja Peninsula will soon be home to the third Four Seasons in Mexico. Located on the East Cape on a stunning, swimmable stretch of the Sea of Cortez, the resort will include 141 rooms, as well as a selection of Private Residences with private yacht slips and a Robert Trent Jones, Jr., golf course, all within the exclusive Costa Palmas development.
Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Madrid
A meticulous restoration and conversion of several historic buildings in the heart of the city’s famed Canalejas district is entering its final stages, with the 200-room Four Seasons as the company’s first location in Spain. The property will also incorporate 22 appointed Private Residences.
Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences Montreal
The company’s fourth property in Canada will open in the heart of Montreal’s best shopping district. Guests can look forward to an all-new 169-room hotel and 18 Private Residences connected to the new Holt Renfrew Ogilvy in the Golden Square Mile neighborhood, as well as the first Canadian restaurant by famed chef Marcus Samuelsson.
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley
Glasses are already being raised in anticipation of Four Seasons’ first resort immersed within an estate winery, in partnership with acclaimed winemaker Thomas Rivers Brown, that will be part of the all-new resort set among the mountains and vineyards of one of the world’s top wine-producing regions. Its 85 rooms and 20 residences will extend the diverse Four Seasons California Collection as its eighth location in the state.
Four Seasons Hotel and Private Residences One Dalton Street, Boston
Four Seasons will open its second Boston property in the prestigious Back Bay neighborhood, steps from the city’s best cultural, sporting, and entertainment venues. The sleek, 61-storey skyscraper will be home to 215 hotel rooms and 160 Private Residences; and will include a Zuma restaurant, the renowned Japanese Izakaya with outposts in London, Miami, New York and Las Vegas.
Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia at Comcast Center
Housed in Philadelphia’s tallest building, the 60-story property has 219 rooms and will showcase advanced technologies from Comcast, as well as world-class dining experiences by top chefs Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Greg Vernick, and florals by celebrated creative director Jeff Leatham.