The Most Anticipated Openings in 2020
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These hotels have not yet opened their doors, and still, they already make us dream...  From Dubai to Rome, Florence, Paris, Basel or London, discover some very (very) beautiful 2020 openings.

Accor opens 1 hotel every 33 hours. Plenty of choice to select a few addresses that are likely to be a sensation in 2020. Discover our 10 hotels list, so that you can already plan your getaways for the coming year!

MGallery Pompei Habita 79: a view on a historical site

Only 200 metres from the entrance to Pompeii, a UNESCO archaeological site, the MGallery Pompei Habita 79 has been revamped with style and in compliance with the highest current standards. This monumental 19th century building will welcome you in its 79 rooms, its spa, fitness centre, its 2 conference rooms and its 150-seat café. The centrepiece of the property is an incredible rooftop and a bar-restaurant offering a unique view of the ancient ruins of Pompei.

25hours Hotel Piazza San Paolino: a divine address 

In spring 2020, the 25hours Hotel Piazza San Paolino (Florence) will welcome its first customers. You may even be a part of it! It is hard not to be tempted by Florence’s old town, in the heart of which the establishment will open its doors. With its 173 rooms, it will proudly display a design inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy, a masterpiece of literature. Designer Paola Navone, one of the city's most influential designers, was involved in the project and was able to impose her distinctive style within the hotel's walls.

Sofitel Dubai Wafi: the largest Sofitel in the Middle East

595 luxury rooms, suites and residences, 10 flexible venues and one state-of-the-art ballroom with over 2300 square meter of meeting facilities... astonishing figures! And which are even more impressive when you add the hotel's various restaurants and bars, its outdoor swimming pool, spa, gym. Sofitel Dubai Wafi is sure to be magnificent! The hotel will be the largest Sofitel in the Middle East.

It will offer a Cousu-Main stay that will infuse the French Art de Vivre of the brand with Arabic culture and design elements reflective of its location in Wafi.

Adagio London Stratford aparthotel: conviviality as a watchword

Why choose between hotel services and the comfort of an apartment, when you can have both? The Adagio London Stratford aparthotel will open in early 2020! Just a few steps from the international station of Stratford, the property is located on the site of the 2012 London Olympic Games.  A legacy that benefits this popular district, which still lives to the rhythm of the Olympic Park's international sporting events and its many shops - including the Westfield shopping mall with its +350 shops.

The aparthotel will have 136 apartments, Le Cercle communal areas (warm and friendly living spaces for work, fun and shared moments), a grocery store, a library of objects and the brand’s new breakfast: la Manufacture Gourmande. Simply pick, cut, toast and generally dig in!

Novotel Paris Porte de Versailles: well-being & style

The makeover of the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles site is in full swing! By 2024, the area will be completely transformed with gardens on the roofs of its pavilions, a park, a gourmet restaurant, shops, trendy hotels - including the Novotel Paris Porte de Versailles. An address that will not keep you waiting, since it will open its doors at the end of 2019. On the program: 245 rooms, a rooftop, several restaurants, a fitness room, meeting rooms, a juice bar... all surrounded by green spaces. So, looking to escape and explore?

JO&JOE Roma: the dolce vita

All roads lead to Rome... It's true: the brand will be moving there in 2020!  The JO&JOE Roma will open its doors in an old monastery all in marble and wood. In the heart of the city, this property will be only 10 minutes from the magnificent Trevi fountain. For shopping enthusiasts who want to immerse themselves in Italian fashion, the famous Via Condotti, Via Frattina and Via Veneto shopping streets will also be only a few steps from the Open House. She will welcome you in a warm and friendly atmosphere, just like at home. Mamma Mia, we can' t wait for its opening!

ibis Baku: the brand's first address in Azerbaijan

Photo de l'ibis Barcelone, qui possède le design Agora de l'ibis Baku

On the shores of the Caspian Sea, the capital of Azerbaijan combines modern architecture with a medieval fortified old town. Yes, as you will have guessed, ibis will open its first property in the country in Baku. Unconventional destination, the city has an extraordinary cultural diversity and rich traditions. The Tower of the Virgin Mary, its fortifications, its narrow streets full of charm, but also its modernity with the Flame Towers and the lights of Neftchiler Avenue.... It has it all to seduce you! The ibis Baku and its 202 rooms will welcome you in a cosy and warm atmosphere, thanks to its new Agora design concept based on modularity and personalization.

Mövenpick Hotel Basel: the brand's future flagship hotel in 

The Mövenpick Hotel Basel, with its 264 rooms and suites, will bring the brand’s promise of heartfelt service to life in this important cultural and commercial city in Switzerland in 2020. 19 floors of elegant simplicity create a warm welcome, especially in the Mövenpick Wine & Coffee Lounge of the five-star hotel. Floor-to-ceiling windows in the spacious Executive Lounge and its terrace will offer you a breathtaking park views.

On the restaurant side, a show kitchen will serve modern dishes with a twist from the border triangle region of Switzerland, France and Germany.

Swissôtel Kursaal: on the shores of the Aare River

What if we remain in Switzerland? It' s so nice here... Let's  stay in this beautiful country for our next opening: the Swissôtel Kursaal, Bern. The 4-star property will open its doors next year in the Swiss capital. Its charming asset: its panoramic view of the Alps and the medieval old town, which also is a UNESCO world heritage site. The hotel will have 171 rooms with a contemporary design true to its Alpine heritage.

Pullman Paris Montparnasse: the largest rooftop in the capital

Back in Paris to discover the last address of our selection of the most anticipated openings in 2020! And it’s significant… the Pullman Paris Montparnasse. After more than 2 years of closing for a complete renovation, it will make its big comeback next year. The 957-room Parisian giant will be decorated the warm colours of rosewood and will alternate between mineral and metallic materials, for a warm and modern atmosphere.

The hotel's main attractions: its 25th floor rooftop (one of the highest in Europe and the largest in Paris) offering a breathtaking and exceptional view of the French capital, its 740sqm ballroom - a real window on the city, its restaurant with open kitchen offering Italian inspired dishes and its 3,200sqm meeting spaces bathed in daylight, which can be privatised.

So, what is the opening that YOU expect most in 2020?

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