Top 10 New hotels

The Bale

At The Hotel Guru we are continually adding to and improving our property collections across the globe. Here is our pick of the top 10 new hotels, all chosen and reviewed by our independent experts. From chic city pads to chillout finds on the beach and family friendly hideaways, there truly is something for everyone.

  • Masseria Le Mandorle Ugento, Puglia 12 rooms from £217

    Local exploring  -  A chic little base for exploring the southern region of Puglia from its beaches and markets to its historical sights.
    Families  -  With its superb facilities including tennis court and pool, and great location, it's ideal for a family break.
    Cooking classes  -  Pop down the road to sister property Castello di Ugento for its top notch cookery school
    Sights nearby  -  Ugento is home to a world class archaeological museum and Gallipoli is very close by.

    A stunning little hotel in the depths of Southern Puglia. Its rooms and suites have been done in a contemporary chic style, plus you'll find a sleek pool and superb sports facilities on site. There's an excellent restaurant championing seasonal local cuisine and sister property for fine dining. See More

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  • Casa Flor de Sal Olhao

    Kayaking  -  Casa Flor de Sal operates guided kayaking tours of the lagoon in front of the property
    Minimum Stay  -  Low Season min stay is 3 nights, but in high season you need to book 7 nights.
    Swimming Pool  -  There are two outdoor pools and a natural swimming lake.
    Full of character

    Seven unique holiday houses in the Algarve located in the UNESCO Ria Formosa Natural Park near the historic town of Olhão. Complimentary yoga and bikes, sandy island beaches and wildlife, activities for all ages. Casa Flor de Sal is a home from home with 24h customer service. See More

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  • The Harper North Norfolk 32 rooms from £175

    Spa  -  With indoor pool, steam room, sauna and hot tub, plus MASAJ therapists to tease out your strains.
    Hideaway  -  Not far from Norfolk's big beaches
    Great walks  -  Beautiful beaches nearby
    Swimming Pool  -  Stone-clad pool

    The Harper is Norfolk’s latest boutique hotel to open. Located in Holt, North Norfolk, this hideaway is a place where anything goes and nothing’s too much trouble. With its restaurant, bar, spa and hot tub, The Harper is setting new standards for luxury hotels in East Anglia. See More

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  • 72 Riad Living Marrakech 13 rooms from £142

    Spa  -  There's a traditional hammam with the best therapist in the medina, Aisha, who has been here for 17 years.
    Sights nearby  -  Shops, restaurants, cafés, souks and Place Jemaa El Fna are all within 5 minutes walk.
    Private Hot Tub  -  Book the Junior Suite or Arte Suite for a private terrace with outdoor hot tub.
    Hideaway  -  Great location hidden away down a quiet street in the medina.

    One of the trendiest riads in the Médina, 72 Riad Living attracts a fashionable crowd who appreciate subtle Italian design, good food and great service. One of the best places to stay if it’s your first time visiting Marrakech. Not suitable for children. See More

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  • Westcroft Guesthouse Torpoint, Cornwall 4 rooms from £130

    Great walks  -  Rame Head is an hour's coastal walk away. Westcroft is right on the south west coast path.
    Four poster beds  -  One of the rooms has a pretty four poster and comes with a large sitting room.
    Surfing  -  You can surf on the beach outside the property.
    Views  -  You can almost touch the sea from the window.

    A stone's throw from the sea, Westcroft Guesthouse is a little hidden gem on Cornwall's South coast. You can expect four poster suites, coffee or tea delivered to your room and a delicious, locally sourced breakfast. Ideal for a romantic getaway or take over the whole house for a self-catering week. See More

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  • The Bale Phnom Penh Phnom Penh (Sangkat Bak Khaeng) 18 rooms from £121

    Hideaway  -  Nestled on the banks of the Mekong River.
    Designer  -  Contemporary Asian Design.
    Swimming Pool  -  Riverside swimming pool.
    Secluded setting  -  For escaping.

    Just eighteen luxury suites make up The Balé Phnom Penh a contemporary Cambodian hideaway that sits on the banks of the majestic Mekong River. Dine under candlelight, cool off in the pool or enjoy a workout in the gym. A luxurious holistic experience. See More

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  • Las Casas B+B Cuernavaca 11 rooms from £67

    Exclusive offer  -  Three for two
    City Style  -  A seriously stylish pad in the centre of Cuernavaca with chic rooms, pool and lively bar/restaurant
    Value chic  -  With rooms from as little as $86 per night including breakfast, it's a steal!
    Local exploring  -  The ideal base for exploring historic Cuernavaca
    Sights nearby  -  You're just two blocks from Cuernavaca Cathedral, and across the street from the Palace of Cortes
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A seriously stylish property in the historic centre of town. Eleven contemporary rooms and suites with a monochrome vibe plus a splash of grey, and luxurious ensuites some with standalone tubs. Charming garden with pool and excellent bar and restaurant for late night entertainment. Lively and fun! See More

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  • Waldo Emerson Inn Kennebunkport (Maine) 6 rooms from £171

    Minimum Stay  -  2 night min during peak season and 3 night min during major holidays
    Great walks  -  There are lots of great trails in the surrounding countryside
    Sights nearby  -  5 mins drive from downtown Kennebunkport
    Restrictions on children  -  No children under 12 allowed

    An historic inn, ideally located for outdoors types or beach lovers. Interiors are traditional with many original features including polished pine floors, hand-painted wedgewood tiles and exposed beams. Gourmet breakfasts come as standard. A cosy, atmospheric property that oozes period charm. See More

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  • Treasury on Collins Melbourne (Victoria) 95 rooms from £146

    Local exploring  -  Enjoying a central Melbourne location so ideally located for exploring the city's highlights.
    Sights nearby  -  With its superb central location Treasury on Collins is within walking distance of many of the best sights.

    Treasury on Collins is an award winning boutique hotel located in a heritage building and offers chic accommodation with suites and apartments in the heart of the city. All rooms benefit from a kitchenette and washer/dryer - ideal for families! See More

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  • Ylang Ylang Beach Resort Montezuma, Puntarenas 21 rooms from £152

    Restaurant  -  The food served is chiefly organic, fresh and local. Amazing fish plus vegetarian, vegan, gluten free all available.
    Great walks  -  Take the 35 min hike to the 3 tier Montezuma Waterfall and enjoy a refreshing swim when you get there.
    Surfing  -  Costa Rica's Pacific coast is great for surfing. Lessons can be arranged locally
    Spa  -  Offering a wide range of massages, facials and body treatments.

    A charming, laid back, beach front resort that caters for both families and couples. Rustic chic rooms and bungalows with either rainforest or beach views and all with private terrace or balcony. There's a small pool, spa, and daily yoga lessons. Plus restaurant championing local organic fare. See More

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Written by Sarah Empson

posted Tuesday, 10th March 2020