Two St. Charles Avenue hotels named to Travel + Leisure 2021 ‘It List of Best New Hotels’

Two St. Charles Avenue hotels just blocks from each other earned recognition on a list of best new hotels around the globe.

Travel + Leisure magazine announced its annual “It List” of the best new hotels of the year, spotlighting the “73 most remarkable new and newly redone properties around the globe.”

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The Chloe, a 14-room boutique hotel developed by LeBlanc+Smith, and the Columns, the historic hotel recently renovated by hotelier Jayson Seidman, both landed spots on the list.

 

 

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Selected by Travel + Leisure editors, the hotels on this 16th annual list provide experiences that are sure to inspire wanderlust, offering travelers more reasons to make plans to get up and go.

“It’s an honor to recognize each of these standout new properties that offer travelers so much to look forward to. In a year when hotels were challenged to rethink their approach to just about everything, the industry forged ahead. Our list of properties spans the globe, showcasing resilience, determination and hope for the future. The 2021 It List is a reminder of so many of the joys of travel, and this latest crop of openings is as exciting as any we’ve seen in the 16 years of creating the It List,” Jacqui Gifford, editor in chief of Travel + Leisure, said in a release.

 

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“It’s an honor to recognize each of these standout new properties that offer travelers so much to look forward to. In a year when hotels were challenged to rethink their approach to just about everything, the industry forged ahead. Our list of properties spans the globe, showcasing resilience, determination and hope for the future. The 2021 It List is a reminder of so many of the joys of travel, and this latest crop of openings is as exciting as any we’ve seen in the 16 years of creating the It List,” Jacqui Gifford, editor in chief of Travel + Leisure, said in a release.

The hotels are located in 29 countries across six continents and represent a variety of styles from safari lodges to luxury beach resorts. The global list includes 30 properties in the United States, including six in California and five across New York state, as well as in destinations such as Denver, Des Moines, Chicago, Boston, Scottsdale, Austin, New Orleans, Charleston, Palm Beach, among others.

See the complete list from Travel + Leisure magazine here.