Country Overview: over 16,000 new rooms to enhance Italy’s hotel scene [Infographic]

by | 07 Jun 2022 | Hotel Projects, Pipeline, Projects

Six Senses Antognalla (Imagery © Mike Jones, Waterline Agency)

According to insight from the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database, Italy expects to welcome 108 new four- and five-star hotels housing a total of 16,769 rooms.

New Six Senses and Hilton hotels are among the exciting properties making their debut in Italy over the coming years.

Countrywide hospitality growth

Of the 60 four-star and 48 five-star hotels scheduled to open across Italy over the next few years, 36 properties with a total of 4,183 rooms are on track to opening in 2022.

Another 31 hotels with 5,308 rooms are to open in 2023, 17 hotels with 3,121 rooms are to open in 2024 and 24 hotels with 4,157 rooms are set to open in 2025 and beyond.

Cities standing out for their hotel pipeline include Rome, which has 21 hotels with a total of 3,238 rooms on the horizon, followed by Milan with 17 hotels comprising 2,376 rooms on track to opening in the city. A significant 13 hotels with 1,893 rooms are set to open in Venice.

Prominent brands for growth across the country then include The Student Hotel, W Hotels and Orient Express Hotel, which all have four projects in the pipeline.

Urban and rural retreats

Notable projects at this time include the early 2023 opening Hilton Rome EUR La Lama and early 2024 opening Six Senses Antognolla.

Hilton Rome EUR La Lama will accommodate guests in the innovative Nuovo Centro Congressi structure known as The Cloud for the shape of its interior space. On completion, this building will house an auditorium, conference and congress halls and restaurants, as well as this 439-room hotel.

Within this complex designed with sustainability in mind, features of the hotel will include a sun terrace, restaurant, 24-hour front desk and meeting room.

The five-star Six Senses Antognolla will then draw luxury travellers to Perugia with an array of features including a Robert Trent Jones Jr designed 18-hole golf course, equestrian centre, cookery school and organic farm.

The hotel’s 197 rooms will span a historic castle and collection of accompanying heritage buildings, with the spa then located in a contemporary wing of the new main building. In total, the property will span an impressive 540 hectares of the Italian countryside.

Many TOPHOTELNEWS articles draw on exclusive information from the TOPHOTELPROJECTS construction database. This subscription-based product includes details of thousands of hotel projects around the world, along with the key decision-makers behind them. Please note, our data may differ from records held by other organisations. Generally, the database focuses on four- and five-star schemes of significant scale; tracks projects in either the vision, pre-planning, planning, under-construction, pre-opening or newly opened phase; and covers newbuilds, extensions, refurbishments and conversions.

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