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Marriott Bonvoy: 10 impressive new hotels to visit in 2023

To the point We present 10 impressive Marriott Bonvoy signature hotels that are now open or will open in 2023.

In 2023, the hotel industry continues to revive to meet the growing demands of travelers. A few months ago, Marriott International announced plans to open no less than 35 new hotels this year.

These new establishments are located in enchanting locations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, in major cities around the world as well as in seaside paradises.

For your vacation or your next business trip, here is some inspiration.

JW Marriott

Stay at Marriott Bonvoy hotels with points

With welcome offers from the Marriott Bonvoy® American Express®* Card and the Marriott Bonvoy® Business American Express®* Card, or by using the cards’ annual free night certificate, you can stay at many of these new hotels for free.

Here are the details of the Marriott Bonvoy® American Express®* Card:

The Marriott Bonvoy® American Express®* Card is the best credit card for free hotel nights.

With this welcome offer, you can earn 50,000 Marriott Bonvoy points by spending $1,500 in the first 3 months after joining.

It’s a Card we recommend keeping because each year at renewal, you get an Annual Free Night Award (for up to 35,000 points at hotels worldwide) and 15 Elite Night Credits per year, counting towards your Marriott Bonvoy Elite status.

With this Card, you earn 5 points per dollar on all purchases at Marriott Bonvoy properties and 2 points per dollar on all other purchases.

Finally, this Card comes with comprehensive insurance: baggage delay, lost or stolen baggage, $500,000 travel accident, flight delay, hotel or motel burglary, rental car theft and damage, Purchase Security, Purchase Protection.

Like all American Express Canada Cards, there is no minimum income requirement.

You also have the option of transferring your Membership Rewards points to the Marriott Bonvoy program by purchasing one of the following cards:

New Marriott Bonvoy Hotels - JW Marriott Hotel Berlin

Opening date: January 2023

Points per night: 24,800 Marriott Bonvoy points

Next door to Tiergarten Park, the opulent JW Marriott Hotel Berlin is ideally located for strolling through the green spaces without leaving the German capital. In harmony with the surrounding nature, the hotel’s 505 rooms and suites feature dark green and warm brown tones.

The facility has six restaurants and bars, including the JW Steakhouse with an outdoor patio. There is also an elegant indoor pool.

New Marriott Bonvoy Hotels - Laïla, Seychelles, a Tribute Portfolio Resort by Marriott

Opening date: April 2023

Price in points per night: 17,500 Marriott Bonvoy points

In the heart of the paradise archipelago of Seychelles, the new Laïla Resort Seychelles, a tribute portfolio hotel, represents an excellent starting point to discover the treasures of the destination.

This boutique hotel is located near the beach, in Anse Royale, 15 minutes from the airport. Several water activities such as surfing, paddle boarding, kayaking or snorkeling are available at the facility.

The 84 soothing rooms echo the islands’ pristine environment, with natural materials and an elegant palette of green hues. At the restaurant, you will be treated to local cuisine, including delicious local seafood.

New hotels Marriott Bonvoy - Tirana Marriott Hotel

Opening date: March 2023

Price in points per night: 17,500 Marriott Bonvoy points

In Tirana, Albania’s elegant capital and an up-and-coming resort, the city’s first-ever Marriott property, the Tirana Marriott, offers panoramic views of the cosmopolitan city center from every room.

This modern and sophisticated 24-story hotel is located within walking distance of Tirana’s Grand Park, the national stadium, and near upscale stores and cafes.

The 155 rooms, including 24 suites, are contemporary and bright, while the gym also has a sauna and steam room.

The Tirana Marriott Hotel is home to the first M Club Albania. Designed to mimic a residential-style living room, the 24-hour lounge is the perfect space to relax, socialize or meet for business.

The M Club is open to Platinum, Titanium and Ambassador Elite Marriott Bonvoy members and guests staying on executive floors, offering complimentary breakfast, all-day refreshments and evening cocktails.

New Marriott Bonvoy Hotels - JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa

Opening date: April 2023

Price in points per night: 39,000 Marriott Bonvoy points

JW Marriott Jeju Resort
JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa Exterior

The new JW Marriott Jeju Resort & Spa is perched on a cliff overlooking the beautiful volcanic coastline of Jeju Island, South Korea. It offers 197 rooms, including 28 suites, all furnished in natural wood and warm tones. Some rooms have large marble bathtubs for two, ideal for a relaxing soak while enjoying the breathtaking views.

Jeju Island is home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The resort is located just off Route 7 of the island’s famous Olle Trail, a 425 km long hiking trail in a breathtaking natural setting. The island is a one-hour flight from Seoul and the resort is a one-hour drive from Jeju International Airport.

New Marriott Bonvoy Hotels - W Sydney

Opening date: October 2023

Price in points per night : Unavailable at the time of writing this article.

W Sydney

The new W Sydney is set to become the largest W in the world. It will occupy a prominent position along Darling Harbour, which also includes entertainment and dining venues. You won’t be able to miss it on the horizon: this new hotel has an intriguing curvilinear shape in the form of a most futuristic sail.

The W Sydney will have a spa, Away, as well as a rooftop terrace with a pool and bar. The décor of its 585 rooms and suites will be inspired by a maritime palette of white clouds and azure blues, reflecting the city’s famous port.

New Marriott Bonvoy Hotels - Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah

Opening date: December 2022

Price in points per night: 39,000 Marriott Bonvoy points

In Dubai, the Marriott Resort Palm Jumeirah enjoys an unparalleled location on the Palm West Beach promenade. It is an exclusive private beach on the Persian Gulf. This new complex has a 75-meter waterfront pool and no less than ten restaurants. Among the activities offered on the site, you will be spoiled for choice between relaxation, entertainment and sports of all kinds.

New Marriott Bonvoy Hotels - JW Marriott Hotel Madrid

Opening date: February 2023

Price in points per night: 39,000 Marriott Bonvoy points

JW Marriott Madrid - Guestroom Terrace

As the first JW hotel in Spain, the JW Marriott Madrid is an inspiring urban retreat in the heart of the city. It is located in the Canalejas area, next to the dynamic Puerta del Sol and just a few minutes away from prestigious art institutions and theaters.

Combining tradition and modernity, the 139 rooms of the establishment are elegant and have terraces with traditional railings. Its lounge bar is also decorated with wrought iron columns from the 19th century. Most suites on the upper floors have large terraces with spectacular views of the city below.

The establishment has a gourmet restaurant, QÚ by Mario Sandoval, a renowned Spanish chef.

New Marriott Bonvoy Hotels - JW Marriott Masai Mara Lodge

Opening date: April 2023

Price in points per night : Unavailable at the time of writing this article.

The JW Marriott Masai Mara Lodge is located in the Masai Mara National Reserve in southwest Kenya. It is one of the most renowned wildlife conservation areas in Africa.

From this sophisticated sanctuary, guests will experience breathtaking views and wildlife, including the opportunity to see the Big Five. Indeed, the Masai Mara is home to lions, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos and elephants.

Between June and September, the Masai Mara Reserve hosts the annual great wildebeest migration, which sees over 10 million animals travel 1,800 miles from the Serengeti in neighboring Tanzania.

JW Marriott Masai Mara Lodge

Each of the lodge’s 20 private tents offers a peaceful sanctuary for rejuvenation and features decks overlooking the Talek River, a source of water and habitat for many wildlife species. The honeymoon suite has a private deep end pool, while two connecting king and twin suites are ideal for families (only children over six are allowed).

New Marriott Bonvoy Hotels - The Ritz-Carlton, Baku

Opening date: December 2022

Price in points per night: 39,000 Marriott Bonvoy points

The Ritz-Carlton, Baku

With The Ritz-Carlton, Baku, the famous Ritz-Carlton brand recently made its debut in Azerbaijan.

This new 190-room and suite facility houses the largest suite in the city, with its own private dining room and gym, as well as six balconies, all with breathtaking views of the Azerbaijani capital.

On the 13th floor is the Ritz-Carlton Club Level, with a dedicated concierge in a refined setting. You’ll find Ritz-Carlton’s renowned services at its spa with two pools, its speakeasy-style cocktail bar, the Blind Tiger, and its trendy restaurant, Tribeca.

New Marriott Bonvoy Hotels - St. Regis Chicago

Opening date: May 2023

Price in points per night: 74,000 Marriott Bonvoy points

The St. Regis Chicago promises dizzying luxury, as it was built in a 101-story skyscraper! Its impeccably appointed rooms and suites offer views of the Chicago River, Lake Michigan, Chicago‘s skyline and downtown’s most famous landmarks, including the Magnificent Mile, Navy Pier, Grant and Millennium Parks.

Channeling Chicago’s unbridled energy, guests are invited to experience the luxury hotel’s expansive wellness floor and distinctive dining destinations, from the The St. Regis Spa to the Miru, a prestigious restaurant with a riverside terrace.

Bottom Line

What are your favorites among these new establishments from the Marriott Bonvoy group? Stay tuned for more openings later this year.

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Marjorie has three passions in life: writing, travel and the world of wellness. The last decade has been full of exploration for her! Her travels have taken her all over the world, from Central America to Asia, Europe and Africa. This former travel consultant loves to inspire us and share her best discoveries. She is also the author of several novels and guides.

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