INTERNATIONAL REPORT—Virgin Hotels is staying active with new hotel openings on the horizon:
Virgin Hotels to Come to Miami in 2023
Virgin Hotels Miami is slated to open in 2023 and will be a 40-story new-build hotel. The hotel will have close to 250 rooms, a spa, more than 15,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space and multiple dining and drinking outlets, including the brand’s signature culinary experience Commons Club, a restaurant, bar and modern social club, a beer garden live music venue and Funny Library Coffee Shop. Virgin Hotels Miami, managed by Virgin Hotels, is being developed by Blue Jay Capital with Blur Workshop as the architect.
Virgin Hotels New Orleans to Debut This Summer
This summer, the Warehouse District of New Orleans becomes home to Virgin Hotels New Orleans. The hotel, located at 550 Baronne St. and near the Central Business District, has new restaurants, galleries and shops. The new-build hotel will have more than 230 rooms, the brand’s centerpiece, Commons Club, a rooftop pool and lounge, gym and dedicated meeting and event spaces. Virgin Hotels will manage the hotel, designed by local New Orleans interior design firm Logan Killen Interiors, Mathes Brierre Architects, CallisonRTKL Architects and Broadmoor Construction and developed by The Buccini/Pollin Group. Virgin Hotels New Orleans will incorporate a Southern residential feel while combining colorful, tropical architectural motifs with Virgin’s signature style of fun and smart design.
Virgin Hotels Edinburgh in Progress Overseas
Making headway is Virgin Hotels Edinburgh, expected to open in 2022. Construction is currently progressing well in both the landmark India Buildings at 1-6 Victoria St. and the new Southern extension, which is nearing completion to the 10-story. The hotel will have 225 rooms and Grand Chamber Suites, multiple dining and drinking outlets, including Commons Club, as well as numerous meeting spaces. In re-envisioning the building the design team will work to preserve its notable elements while adding a sense of style and sophistication. The property will offer a mix of old and new. Virgin Hotels Edinburgh will be completed in partnership with owner and developer Flemyn and managed by Virgin Hotels.