April 2014 Openings: The Latest List of Luxury Hotels to Open Their Doors

Last month, seven new luxury hotels opened their doors to the public—but some are in places you may not expect. So in order to keep you up-to-date with the latest happenings around the globe, we gathered a list of those properties plus some quick facts about each. If you’re one of the few who’ve already experienced a stay, let us know what you loved (or didn’t love) about it.

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Vault Karakoy, The House Hotel

"Restored by the Agha Khan award-winning Turkish architect Han Tümertekin, the building structure retains original features, while the luxurious modern interiors were designed by Sinan Kafadar who was inspired by its imposing bank vaults, which also gave rise to the hotel's name."

Location: Karakoy, Istanbul

Number of Rooms: 62 guestrooms, 5 suites

Restaurant(s): 2, plus a wine cellar

Spa: Yes, plus Turkish Bath services

Price: $228 per night/weekdays

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Epiphany Hotel

"Get wired in the heart of downtown Palo Alto, surrounded by the hottest VC firms, the fastest-growing companies, plus the creative dynamism of Stanford University—this is where you need to be staying."

Location: Palo Alto, California

Number of Rooms: 86

Restaurant(s): 1

Spa: No

Price: $550 per night/weekdays

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Aloft Atlanta Downtown

"Celebrate your style at Aloft Atlanta Downtown, a hip new hotel where you’ll be steps away from the city’s major attractions. Aloft rooms, feature ultra-comfortable signature beds, walk-in showers, custom amenities by Bliss® Spa, and more."

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

Number of Rooms: 254

Restaurant(s): 1 bar with casual fare

Spa: No

Price: $143 per night/weekdays

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Hilton Santa Fe Mexico City

"The contemporary Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe hotel boasts an ideal location within the dynamic SAMARA complex, which features corporate offices and an extensive shopping mall. This stylish Santa Fe hotel is within walking distance of a number of restaurants, cinemas, shops and entertainment options and is a 40-minute drive from Benito Juarez International Airport and an hour from Toluca Airport."

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

Number of Rooms: 260

Restaurant(s): 2

Spa: No

Price: $159 per night/weekdays

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Hilton Kyiv

"The Hilton Kyiv hotel boasts a convenient location within walking distance of many major Kyiv attractions such as Shevchenko Boulevard and the Old Botanical Gardens. View famous monuments on Sophia Square, shop along Khreschatyk or take-in a performance at the Opera House."

Location: Kyiv, Ukraine

Number of Rooms: 262

Restaurant(s): 1 plus two bars

Spa: No

Price: $570 per night/weekdays

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Hilton Foshan

"Set in the Chancheng District of Foshan, the Hilton Foshan hotel is part of a dynamic, mixed-use development in the rapidly expanding CBD of Dongping New Town. Guestrooms are equipped with modern amenities including an ergonomic desk, Wi-Fi, a 42-inch LCD TV and a plush Serenity bed."

Location: Foshan, China

Number of Rooms:

Restaurant(s): 3 restaurants, 2 bars

Spa: Yes

Price: $115 per night/weekdays

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Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem

"The design of this Jerusalem hotel blends Greco-Roman, Gothic and Ottoman architecture into the preserved 80-year-old façade. Stay at the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem and capture traditional and modern Middle Eastern culture. Enjoy an exquisite position, a few steps from the Jaffa Gate, the majestic entrance to Jerusalem’s captivating Old City."

Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Number of Rooms: 226

Restaurant(s): 2 restaurants, 1 bar

Spa: Open 2015

Price: $570 per night/weekdays