Hotel openings: Tokyo Edition Toranomon crowns skyscraper

A guest room at the Tokyo Edition Toranomon.
A guest room at the Tokyo Edition Toranomon.

Hotel Magdalena, the latest project from Standard International's Bunkhouse Group, has officially opened in Austin, Texas. Located within Austin's South Congress neighborhood, the 89-room hotel is Bunkhouse's largest property to date and features amenities like a guests-only swimming pool and a soon-to-open, full-service restaurant.

The Tokyo Edition Toranomon is slated to open on Oct. 20. The 206-room property is housed within the 38-story Tokyo World Gate skyscraper, occupying floors 31 thorough 36. Helmed by award-winning chef Tom Aikens, the hotel's culinary concepts include all-day dining venue Blue Room and Japanese restaurant Jade Room, with the latter featuring outdoor dining offshoot Jade Room + Garden Terrace. The property also features the Gold Bar at Edition lounge and cocktail bar, a lobby bar, a 24-hour gym and a spa.

The White Elephant Palm Beach, a sister property to Nantucket's White Elephant hotel, will open its doors on Nov. 4. The boutique hotel will comprise 32 rooms, including two rooftop suites with outdoor decks. Other amenities include a signature restaurant, called Lola 41 Palm Beach, and a pool and garden area.

The Mamaka by Ovolo resort in Bali will have a soft opening on Nov. 6. Formerly the Citadines Kuta Beach Bali, the revamped property features 191 rooms as well as several all-day bar and dining venues, including a rooftop pool club. Mamaka by Ovolo will be Ovolo Hotels' first flag outside of its home markets of Hong Kong and Australia. 

The Westin Anaheim Resort in Anaheim, Calif., is scheduled to open in December. Located near Disneyland and adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center, the 618-room property will house a variety of dining venues, including a steakhouse, a Mexican restaurant and a rooftop bar. The resort will be Westin's first new property in Southern California in 25 years. Correction: An earlier version of this report incorrectly said the resort was opening in November.

The Westin Anaheim Resort will be Westin's first new property in Southern California in 25 years.
The Westin Anaheim Resort will be Westin's first new property in Southern California in 25 years.

The Beatrice, a 47-room boutique property in Providence, R.I., is planning a November debut. Situated within the city's Westminster neighborhood, the luxury hotel is housed within a 19th-century building and will feature a rooftop bar and restaurant. 

The Margaritaville Resort Palm Springs will begin welcoming guests on Dec. 1. The property, which spans 16 acres and 398 rooms, will be Margaritaville's inaugural West Coast resort. Amenities will include multiple dining options, two pools, a spa and 40,000 square feet of wedding, meetings and event space.

The Ritz-Carlton Reserve at Niseko Village will open this December. Set to debut as part of the Niseko Village ski resort complex in Hokkaido, Japan, the 50-room property will showcase views of Mount Yotei and provide access to 2,191 acres of skiable terrain. A restaurant highlighting locally sourced Hokkaido produce will also be on offer.


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