We know 2020 was a public holiday.
But stay tuned because 2021 is almost here and there are some incredible new hotel openings to look forward to in England, from a converted Cornish prison to a swanky hotel in a former courthouse and a London hotel with jaw-dropping Infinity -Pool at a glamping site in a quiet forest.
Get ready to go to bed in style in the New Year …
The Bodmin Jail Hotel in Cornwall
It would be criminal not to visit: the ruins of the 18th century Cornwall Bodmin Prison are being converted into a hotel
The Bodmin Jail Hotel is expected to open on February 12, 2021 and has 70 chic rooms decorated with original features such as stone walls and window bars
The bathrooms at Bodmin Jail Hotel have walk-in showers and free-standing baths
The ruins of the 18th century Bodmin Prison in Cornwall are being converted into a criminally good hotel as part of a £ 40 million renovation project.
The first part of the project, an impressive visitor attraction, opened on October 1st.
The Bodmin Jail Hotel is scheduled to open on February 12, 2021 and will have 70 chic rooms Combine original features of the historic prison such as exposed stone cell walls and window bars with modern luxuries such as Egyptian cotton beds and freestanding baths in the bathrooms.
An “exciting” new restaurant concept is also opening up at the hotel, offering guests the chance to indulge in traditional afternoon tea or sample some “hearty British classics”.
The Carlton Tower in London
The Carlton Tower Jumeirah has turned up to 11 years old with a £ 100 million renovation
What was the money splashed on? “All new exquisite interiors,” says the hotel
As you frolic in the 20-meter-long pool with a glass ceiling, you can ponder the undoubtedly impressive changes
Carlton Tower Jumeirah in London’s fashionable Knightsbridge will reopen in early 2021 after a stunning £ 100 million renovation.
And what was the money injected on? “All new exquisite interiors,” says the hotel. It adds that guests will “book a refined modern classic completely reinterpreted as a beacon of sophistication”.
The promising-sounding highlights include a new “Destination” bar and a restaurant with an “immersive theater kitchen”. We recommend pondering the undoubtedly impressive changes as you frolic in the 20-meter-long pool with a glass ceiling.
The NoMad Hotel in London
The great NoMad restaurant is located in a landscaped atrium with a high glass ceiling. It is open during the day and in the evening
The NoMad London is the first NoMad hotel outside the USA and has 91 rooms (see illustration).
Pictured: The Magistrates Ballroom – a formal private function space set up in the building’s original Magistrates courtroom, with chandelier lighting and ornate murals painted on the walls
NoMad Hotel London is located on the grounds of the old Magistrates’ Court and Police Station on Bow Street and will open its doors for the first time on February 8, 2021.
The hotel will be the first NoMad to open outside of the US. It has 91 rooms as well as four bars and restaurants. One, the Grand NoMad Restaurant, is located in a landscaped atrium with a high glass ceiling.
Another highlight is The Magistrates ‘Ballroom – a’ spectacular ‘private function room set up in the building’s original Magistrates’ courtroom, with chandelier lighting and murals painted on the walls. A museum with rotating exhibitions will honor the history of the Metropolitan Police Force.
The Pan Pacific Hotel in London
One of the highlights of the Pan Pacific London Hotel will be the infinity pool on the fourth floor (see picture above).
The hotel will have 237 rooms and suites with an interior design that will bring together influences from the UK and Singapore, where Pan Pacific is headquartered
The Pan Pacific London is the first Pan Pacific hotel in Europe and is located in the 43-story One Bishopsgate Plaza Tower near Liverpool Street Station. The highest suite is on the 18th floor.
The hotel will offer 237 rooms and suites with an interior design that will bring together influences from the UK and Singapore, where Pan Pacific is headquartered.
The entire fourth floor of the hotel is dedicated to the wellness area. The highlight of this room will be the 18.5 meter infinity pool, which overlooks the bustling Bishopsgate Street.
A specific opening date for 2021 has yet to be announced. Visit www.panpacific.com/de/hotels-and-resorts/pp-london.html.
The Harper, Norfolk
The Harper is located in a former glass blowing factory in the village of Langham and will welcome its first guests in March 2021
One of the hotel’s 32 rooms is shown. All rooms in the hotel have been designed to reflect the heritage of a glass blowing factory. So there is a lot of glass and natural material
Pictured is the main bar at The Harper, which serves drinks as well as a menu of bite-sized British dishes such as Norfolk lamb racks and platters
The Harper is located in a former glass blowing factory in the village of Langham and will welcome its first guests in March 2021.
The hotel has been designed to reflect its heritage. Therefore, there is plenty of glass and other natural materials in the 32 rooms, which are available in the sizes “Big”, “Bigger” and “Biggest”.
Dubbed “appealingly unstuffy”, the hotel will also host a bar serving a menu of “bite-sized British dishes” such as Norfolk lamb racks and platters to share, a relaxed loft lounge serving drinks and a casual menu and a fine-dining restaurant named Stanley’s, named after the owner’s grandfather.
The Londoner, London
The Londoner in Leicester Square calls itself “the world’s first super boutique hotel”. The suites offer views of Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square
The Londoner is home to six concept bars and restaurants, including a tavern and a modern Japanese lounge bar with a rooftop terrace and fireplace (picture).
Pictured is the Londoner’s underground retreat spa with pool and private waterfront cabanas
The Londoner in Leicester Square calls itself “the world’s first super-boutique hotel” because it is “boutique in feel and yet breathtakingly large”.
The hotel’s 350 rooms are spread over 16 floors and include a number of suites with views of Leicester Square on one side and Trafalgar Square on the other. The Londoner is also home to six concept bars and restaurants, including a tavern and a modern Japanese lounge bar with a rooftop terrace and fire pit.
There will also be an underground spa called The Retreat, where guests can relax in private poolside cabanas when they are not pampered.
In addition, it is said to be one of the greenest hotels in the world when it opens its doors next year.
The hotel hopes to open in April 2021 and book in March. Visit www.thelondoner.com.
Delamere Forest Cottages, Cheshire
In April 2021, a new collection of plush huts will open in the 2,400 acre Delamere Forest in Cheshire overlooking the rich collection of deciduous and evergreen trees
The ‘White Willow Cabins’ come with double-folded doors to flood the rooms with natural light and spacious patio areas with whirlpools and pizza ovens
On April 2, 2021, Forest Holidays will open a new collection of 67 small footprint plush cottages in the 2,400 acre Delamere Forest in Cheshire.
The ‘White Willow Cabins’ – the first accommodation in the forest – will have double-folded doors that will flood the rooms with natural light and spacious terrace areas with whirlpools and pizza ovens.
Visitors can choose between two- and three-bedroom cabins, all of which come with fluffy robes and whirlpool bathrobes.
Bookings are now being accepted. Visit www.forestholidays.co.uk/locations/cheshire/delamere-forest.
Three Mile Beach self-catering lodges near St Ives, Cornwall
Make yourself comfortable: The makers of the new beach houses at Three Mile Beach describe their new offering as “Comfort for holiday homes in the wilderness of Cornwall”.
Swanky: Pictured is one of the beach house bathrooms. The lodges are equipped with two or four beds
The makers of the new beach houses at Three Mile Beach near St. Ives describe their new offering as “holiday home comfort in the wilderness of Cornwall”.
Each of the 15 beach houses with two to four beds in a hygge design, which are scheduled to open in April 2021, have an open plan living area in the kitchen, a wood-burning stove and a private patio area with a sunken hot tub made of cedar and a barrel sauna.
While the houses are equipped with everything visitors need to cook, private cooking service and visits from a street kitchen cart are offered.
The graduate, Oxford and Cambridge
The Cambridge graduate pictured is set to open on the banks of the River Cam in spring 2021
The Graduate Oxford pictured is close to lively St. Giles Street with its bars and restaurants and has 151 rooms
America’s Graduate Hotels – themed “We’re All Students” – have dozens of hotels in university cities across the United States.
And from spring 2021, his schoolhouse chic will arrive for the first time with two new openings in the country’s largest university cities on the British coast.
Located on the banks of the River Cam in the former Doubletree by Hilton, Graduate Cambridge has 148 rooms and a café-bar and restaurant, all designed to exude the brand’s college-style charm.
Located near lively St. Giles Street, the Graduate Oxford has 151 rooms with interior design inspired by the famous innovators and alumni of Oxford University.
Glamping at The Wave, Bristol
The inland surfing lake opened in November is shown in The Wave near Bristol. The new glamping area is just steps away from the water – see the lower right corner of the picture above
The Wave will launch its new collection of glamping tents in 2021, with each tent seating up to 10 people
Inland surfing destination The Wave in Bristol will launch its new collection of glamping tents in 2021, with each tent accommodating up to 10 people.
The tents are located just yards from The Wave’s huge safe surf lake, so visitors can be surfing within moments of waking up.
For more information on other accommodation options, see www.visitengland.com.