World's Best New Luxury & Boutique Hotels 2013

Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou, China 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou, China 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Open August 15, 2012. An icon of style in the sky, Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou claims the top third of the 103-storey Guangzhou IFC – one of the world's tallest skyscrapers.

Fairmont Jaipur, India Luxury Hotel

Fairmont Jaipur, India Luxury Hotel

Fairmont Jaipur is an ode to the pink city through awe inspiring architecture and decor, inspired by the Mughal dynasty and Royal Rajputs of yore.

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania

The 77-room Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti opened in December 2012 and is particularly well-suited for first-time safari travelers, extended families and groups.

Four Seasons Lion Palace St. Petersburg, Russia 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Four Seasons Lion Palace St. Petersburg, Russia 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Within a 19th-century Russian royal palace, its entry guarded by two marble lions, Four Seasons Lion Palace reveals a restored luxury hotel treasure.

Four Seasons Hotel Beijing, China 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Four Seasons Hotel Beijing, China 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The new 313-room Four Seasons Hotel Beijing opened November 2012 in the Liangmahe area of the city's Central Business District, close to the Third Diplomatic Precinct.

Four Seasons Hotel Pudong Shanghai, China 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Four Seasons Hotel Pudong Shanghai, China 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Centrally located in Pudong's Lujiazui business district, Four Seasons Hotel Shanghai Pudong, opened mid-2012.

Gayana Eco Resort - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Gayana Eco Resort - Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Gayana Eco Resort rests at the edges of a lush coral reef island off the coast of Borneo.

Sofitel So Bangkok, Thailand

Sofitel So Bangkok, Thailand

A 30-storey urban design hotel in Bangkok, created by a reputable Thai Architect and five Thai interior designers, linked to French elegance by Monsieur Christian Lacroix.

Hub Porteno - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Boutique Hotel

Hub Porteno - Buenos Aires, Argentina - Boutique Hotel

Hub Porteño designs unique experiences for each individual visitor, based on your tastes and expectations, to connect you to the city itself.

The Official State Hermitage Hotel - St. Petersburg, Russia

The Official State Hermitage Hotel - St. Petersburg, Russia

The Hermitage Hotel will open its doors during the course of 2013 as a new part of The State Hermitage Museum.

Hyatt Capital Gate - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Hyatt Capital Gate - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - 5 Star Luxury Hotel

Hyatt Capital Gate Abu Dhabi is a premium business hotel located in the iconic Capital Gate building, which leans a record-breaking 18 degrees.

Park Hyatt Siem Reap, Cambodia - 5 Star Luxury Boutique Hotel

Park Hyatt Siem Reap, Cambodia - 5 Star Luxury Boutique Hotel

The first Hyatt-branded hotel in Cambodia under the agreement, Hotel De La Paix Siem Reap, one of the country's top-rated hotels, will be rebranded as Park Hyatt Siem Reap.

HOSHINOYA Kyoto, Japan Luxury Ryokan Inn

HOSHINOYA Kyoto, Japan Luxury Ryokan Inn

A stunning mix of the traditional Japanese ryokan and the latest 21st-century architecture, HOSHINOYA Kyoto Hotel is nestled on the steep banks of the Hozugawa River in Arashiyama.

Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa - Easter Island, Chile

Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa - Easter Island, Chile

Hangaroa Eco Village & Spa is set in a privileged location on Easter Island, with an ocean view.

InterContinental London Westminster

InterContinental London Westminster

InterContinental London Westminster opens its doors in November 2012, injecting a new lease of life into an historic former government building, Queen Anne's Chambers.