9 UK Hotels Opening In 2023

By Lottie Woodrow | 26th December 2022
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Itching to know the hottest new UK hotel openings arriving next year? Read on to inspire your next UK staycation… 

We are busy looking ahead to next year’s adventures. At the top of our list? A UK staycation packed with luxe, pampering and comfort. From Manchester to Devon, read on to find out the UK hotels to look out for in 2023. 

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UK hotels opening next year…


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Treehouse Hotel, Manchester

Fancy swinging from the treetops in Manchester? You can do all that and more at the Treehouse Hotel group’s new spring launch. 

If you’re well acquainted with Treehouse’s London venture, you’ll already know how beautifully aesthetic this place is. Their Manchester outpost hopes to bring that same carefree, childhood nostalgia to life with every visit. 

Opening in Spring 2023, the hotel is located just moments from the city centre, boasting colourful rooms, suites and adjoining family rooms. 

Heading up the ground floor restaurant is Mary-Ellen McTague, offering a menu of traditional breakfast treats, grab-and-go and all-day dine-in dishes with the best of British produce. While Sam Grainger will be taking over the 14th-floor destination restaurant and stand-alone bar, offering an array of South-East Asian-influenced menus. 

No Treehouse Hotel is complete with The Nest, a cosy bar and lounge with stunning views over the cityscapes.

Opening Date: Spring 2023 

Where: Blackfriars Street, Manchester, M3 2EQ

Website: www.treehousehotels.com

Raffles London at The OWO, London

This one has been on the cards for a while but London’s first Raffles hotel is set to open up in 2023.

Taking over the Grade II* listed former Old War Office on Whitehall, the space will make way for 120 rooms and suites, as well as private residences. In true Raffles style, you can expect the interiors and amenities to be as luxe as they come. 

The OWO will also make way for nine restaurants and three bars, with the first opening set to be Paper Moon, a high-end Italian restaurant that’ll see the country’s famed homely dishes taken up a notch.

Opening Date: Spring 2023 

Where: The Old War Office, Whitehall, SW1A 2EU

Website: www.theowo.london

The Bracken Hide, Isle Of Skye

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Taking glamping up a notch is The Bracken Hide, a new four-star luxury wilderness resort in the heart of Isle of Skye. 

Home to 45 luxury en-suite cabins, each cabin is complete with individual decking outdoor space, underfloor heating for the cooler nights, power showers and Harris tweed headboards. 

Forget what you think you knew about glamping as the resort takes everything to the next level, boasting an on-site restaurant, whisky bar, plunge pool, sauna and cinema room. 


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Opening Date: 31.03.2023 

Where: Struan Road, Portree, Isle Of Skye, IV51 9EG

Website: www.brackenhide.co.uk

The Mole Resort, Devon

New luxury lodges will be making their way to Devonshire’s Highbullen Hotel. Scheduled to open in June 2023, The Mole Resort will be home to 15 luxury lodges, available in both three- and four-bedrooms.

Suitable for up to eight guests, each lodge will be home to a hot tub, balcony and views over the Devonshire countryside. Expect plenty of activities and adventures to be waiting for you, from the pool and spa facilities to countryside woodland walks.

Opening Date: June 2023 

Where: Highbullen Hotel, Chittlehamholt, Umberleigh, North Devon, EX37 9HD

Website: www.themoleresort.co.uk

100 Princes Street, Edinburgh

Red Carnation Hotels have set their sights on Scotland, opening up a brand new hotel in the heart of Edinburgh. Inspired by the rich history of Scottish explorers and adventurers, this hotel encapsulates the true Scottish experience, from its signature dishes and whisky collection to its interiors. 

Renowned for ‘whatever, whenever’ service, expect a stay here to be a home-away-from-home experience, with no questions asked too big or small. 

Located on Princes Street, the hotel boasts prime views over Edinburgh Castle and access to popular tourist attractions.

Opening Date: August 2023 

Where: 100 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 3AB

Website: www.100princes-street.com

Mollie’s, Manchester

Taking over Manchester’s Old Granada Studios next year will be Mollie’s, the British hotel and diner group. Created in partnership with Soho House and developed by Allied London, this will be the third and largest site from the company so far. 

The city centre property will echo Mollie’s work, stay and play motto, complementing high-energy interiors with a lively atmosphere. Home to 130 rooms, expect everything from large suites and studios to bunk and family rooms. 

As well as the rooms, there’ll be Mollie’s signature diner-style restaurant, an extensive cocktail bar with live music, private event spaces, a lounge bar and deli, a private workspace and an outdoor heated terrace, spread across seven floors. The top three floors will boast Manchester’s Soho House, a swimming pool and club.

Opening Date: Late 2023 

Where: Old Granada Studios, Quay St, Manchester, M60 9EA

Website: www.mollies.com

Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, London

Located on Hanover Square, Mayfair’s oldest square is set to be reborn with the arrival of luxury hotel group Mandarin Oriental’s new Mayfair outpost. 

A celebration of the group’s renowned prestige and high class, the hotel welcomes guests with its contemporary interiors and vibrant atmosphere. As expected, the rooms will be reminiscent of the group’s five-star status, boasting a warming palette that reflects the surroundings of the hotel.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Mayfair will offer Londoners a peaceful oasis from city life, featuring an indoor 25-metre swimming pool, sauna, vitality pool, relaxation room and wellness treatments. 

On the food front, the hotel welcomes internationally acclaimed Michelin-starred chef, Akira Back. Drawing on his Korean heritage and travels, the restaurant will specialise in modern Japanese fare.

Opening Date: Spring 2023 

Where: 22 Hanover Square, Mayfair, W1S 1JP

Website: www.mandarinoriental.com

No. 42 by GuestHouse, Margate

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Setting up shop in the quirky seaside town of Margate will be Guest House Hotels. Bringing their lively attitude and attention to detail, No.42 Margate will boast 21 bedrooms, a restaurant, a rooftop and a spa. 

Bringing all of Margate’s quaint charm to life through its interiors, this Victorian building looks out over the sea, with close access to Turner Contemporary and the town. 

Opening Date: Summer 2023 

Where: No.42 Margate, CT9 

Website: www.guesthousehotels.co.uk

The Hobson, Cambridge

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Opening up early next year, The Hobson will sit inside a Grade II listed building a short walk from Parker’s Piece. 

Brought to life by the Rogue City Hotel Group, this luxury hotel will be home to 65 spacious suites, complete with the group’s renowned charisma and class. Think signature mini-kitchens, beautiful designs, handcrafted beds, Egyptian linen and huge walk-in showers.

Opening Date: Early 2023

Where: Downing Place, Cambridge, CB2 3AS

Website: www.thehobsonhotel.com

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