Top 3 project announcements in October

by | 31 Oct 2022 | Projects

The TOPHOTELPROJECTS team has been beavering away over the last month, adding over 230 entries to the database.

Here we profile a trio of the most major new projects now available to view.


25hours and Morgans Original Trojena

Neom’s Hotel Development division signed a dual-brand site agreement with Accor lifestyle arm, Ennismore, for a science-fiction inspired project in north west Saudi Arabia.

Part of the Trojena mountain tourism destination, with 150 keys each, 25hours and Morgans Original Trojena will be designed by 25hours founder Christoph Hoffmann and Berlin’s Studio Aisslinger. The 25hours hotel will have an in-house cinema, a farm-to-table restaurant, a bike workshop with co-working, as well as a rooftop restaurant with pool.

The Morgans Originals hotel will feature four world-class dining outlets and a 2,000-m destination spa and bathhouse, in addition to a ski slope roof and rooftop pool bar overlooking the Trojena mountains. The hotel will also feature an eight-story vertical core with microclimates and immersive art experiences that will showcase the individuality of the brand. Delivery is scheduled for Q1 2027.


Royal Arena Sport Hotel

Finnish firm Royal Areena is planning a sports centre and associated hotel at the southwestern tip of Helsinki. Royal Arena Sport Hotel will be located in the southern area of the building complex.

The accommodation will feature 350 rooms, with views either of the Baltic Sea or the Finnish capital’s city centre. Amenities will include a spa.

Guests will also have direct access to the recreational facilities offered by the sports centre. These comprise a racquet sports area, a 4,200-capacity sports arena and a versatile fitness, wellness and fitness centre and café.


GrandStay Hotel Johnston Town Center

US Midwestern chain GrandStay Hotels is heading to the city of Johnston, just outside Des Moines, Iowa. Douglas A. Carlson Development and Johnston Hospitality have teamed up to develop the site on the south edge of the city centre.

The 76-room GrandStay Hotel Johnston Town Center is expected to span four storeys and 48,000 sq ft, and has an assessed value of $6 to 7 million. The hotel will offer12 extended stay rooms along with a variety of typical room types. Additional amenities include an indoor pool, conference area, and a breakfast/bar area with a patio overlooking the yard.

Construction is anticipated to begin this autumn and continue through the winter, with completion scheduled by Q4 2023.

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