Created through a partnership between Ian Schrager and Marriott International, the Edition brand is slated to expand from a collection of four to eleven properties, across three continents, by the end of 2018.
The brand’s expansion is expected to continue with the addition of nine further hotel launches planned across five continents by 2020, reaching a 20-strong property portfolio by the end of the decade. For now, here’s a rundown of the seven properties already slated to open next year:
1. Shanghai – mid-2018
The Shanghai property, on the northeast corner of Nanjing Road East and Henan Road in Puxi, west of Huangpu River, five minutes’ walk from The Bund, will comprise two separate towers with 147 guest rooms. The hotel includes 10 levels of public space including 5 meeting studios and 2 forums, totalling over 2,800 sq. ft.
Food and beverage outlets include a Japanese restaurant on the 23rd floor, a Cantonese dining venue featuring 5 private dining rooms, an all-day dining venue, a lobby bar, a member’s club bar with a screening room, an indoor nightlife venue and a rooftop bar.
2. Bodrum – mid-2018
The Bodrum property will be located 3 km from Plamarina in Yalikavak at the western point of the Bodrum peninsula. The hotel features 99 guest rooms, suites and villas all with views of the Aegean Sea — some with private pools, balconies and gardens.
The hotel includes an infinity pool, garden lounge, spa with Turkish Hammam and fitness center, kids’ club and a beach club with jetty and private cabanas. Dining outlets include a library bar, grill, night club, and an all-day dining venue. The hotel also has over 4,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space including ballroom and boardroom.
3. Times Square – mid-2018
The Times Square hotel, to be located at 701 Seventh Avenue on the corner of 47th Street, features 457 guest rooms with four levels of public space including a 5,000 sq. ft. performance venue, a 1,900 sq. ft. meeting studio, fitness center and a lobby lounge at check in level.
The hotel also features a a signature restaurant leading out onto a 5,800 sq. ft. beer garden and event deck overlooking Times Square, and an all-day dining venue.
4. Barcelona – mid-2018
The Barcelona EDITION will be located in the Ciutat Vella District on the edge of El Born District, 15 minutes from the beach. The hotel features 100 guest rooms, a signature restaurant, lobby bar and cafe, sky bar, swimming pool, fitness centre and a night club.
5. Bangkok – mid-2018
Known as Thailand’s tallest building, this hotel will be located along Naratiwat Road, close to North Sathorn Road junction. The hotel features 155 guest rooms and 5 levels of public space, offering over 5,500 sq. ft. of combined meeting space including a boardroom, main function room and outdoor banquet terrace.
Facilities include two signature restaurants, a lobby bar and pool bar, swimming pool, fitness centre and spa with 4 treatment rooms.
6. Abu Dhabi – late 2018
The Abu Dhabi hotel will be situated in the waterfront district of Al Bateen in the Abu Dhabi Marina. The hotel features 244 guest rooms and 57 exclusive residences. Facilities include 2 signature restaurants, a market, lobby bar, tea lounge, pool bar and 3-story nightclub.
A pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and spa with 7 treatment rooms are also available for hotel guests. The hotel also has over 107k sq. ft. of meeting and event space including several meeting studios, ballrooms and boardrooms.
7. Hollywood – late 2018
The West Hollywood property, to be located at 9040 West Sunset Boulevard on the east corner of West Sunset Blvd. and North Doheny Drive, features 190 guest rooms, 20 luxury residences and over 5,200 sq. ft. of meeting space.
Food and beverage outlets include a signature restaurant, a lobby lounge, rooftop venue and a nightclub. Also available will be a rooftop pool with deck and spa.