Quench your autumn wanderlust: Five new hotels to check out

As the summer heat subsides and the air takes on a distinctively crisp quality, many travelers find fall to be the ideal time to embark on their adventures. The season traditionally offers a number of benefits, from cost savings and smaller crowds to stunning natural beauty and favorable weather conditions. If you are experiencing seasonal wanderlust, here are five new establishments that should be on your radar if you plan to travel this fall.

Tempo by Hilton Times Square

Tempo by Hilton New York Times Square

Hilton has recently opened the doors to its first-ever Tempo hotel, a brand-new addition to its portfolio of properties, right in the heart of New York City. Located in the new TSX Broadway, a 46-floor tower with retail and entertainment experiences, the Tempo by Hilton Times Square is a 661-room hotel designed to match travelers’ evolving need for moments of relaxation and inspiration. The hotel’s highlights include expansive city views (some with major close-ups of the famous Times Square Ball), a buzzy restaurant and cocktail lounge with an outdoor terrace, and signature Tempo by Hilton Wellness Rooms featuring Peloton bikes and access to a library of digital content, a yoga mat, and resistance bands. 

Sheraton Waikiki

Sheraton Waikiki 

The Sheraton Waikiki, a landmark hotel in Honolulu, has recently completed a major renovation of all 1,636 rooms and suites at its oceanfront resort. This transformation is the first significant renovation since the hotel was built in 1971. With an investment of $200 million, the renovation project brought significant improvements to the appearance and functionality of all guestrooms and public spaces. Nearly 80 percent of guestrooms at the property offer immaculate ocean and Diamond Head views. In addition, guests have access to four on-site restaurants and two distinctive and unique pools: the adult-only Edge Infinity Pool (North America’s longest infinity pool) and the family-friendly Helumoa Playground pool.

Hotel Dena, Pasadena Los Angeles, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

Hotel Dena, Pasadena Los Angeles, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel

The new Hotel Dena, Pasadena Los Angeles, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel is a 311-room property designed for travelers with an imaginative spirit, featuring touchpoints of art, dance, music, and culture. It especially welcomes guests who are content creators, providing complimentary Broadcast Kits that include ring lights from Lume Cube and microphones. Other featured amenities include an outdoor heated pool, restaurant, and bar. The hotel is ideally located in the heart of downtown Pasadena’s creative scene, steps from iconic institutions like the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena Convention Center, and Old Town Pasadena.

Hôtel Swexan

Hôtel Swexan

Hôtel Swexan is a new boutique luxury hotel located in the Harwood District of Dallas, offering a unique blend of Swiss sensibility and Texan hospitality. The 134-room hotel is housed in a 22-story building designed by renowned Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, who also designed the neighboring twisted Rolex tower. Perched on the hotel’s top floor is the outdoor swimming pool with 180-degree sweeping views of the Dallas skyline. Other amenities include five restaurants and bars and a fitness club that features top-of-the-line equipment, wet and dry saunas, cold plunge, and a large outdoor patio for yoga, boot camps, and outdoor activities, The hotel is conveniently located just an 8-minute walk from the American Airlines Center.

Kimpton Hotel Theta

Kimpton Hotel Theta

Kimpton Hotel Theta is a new luxury hotel located in the heart of New York City within a block of Times Square. The 364-room hotel is housed in a building originally imagined by Morris Lapidus, the famed architect synonymous with the iconic buildings found throughout Miami Beach. It was completely refreshed to blend its modernism roots with a sense of high-design. Focusing on the guest experience, Kimpton’s curated amenities include custom-designed bikes available to rent and take on suggested bike routes, daily evening social hour with wine and light bites, complimentary in-room plants and “Forgot it? We’ve got it!” essential travel items.

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

No Comments Yet

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.