American travel and hotel overnight stays are expected to get a big boost this year. With the notion bargain rates still being offered travelers are already booking reservations with substantial savings. Coupled with more and more Americans being vaccinated against COVID-19, it’s a great time to start thinking about that long overdue vacation.

After covering hot new American hotels for 2021 alphabetized from A-L a week earlier, this last half will feature five more in N-Z.


Newbury Boston

One Newbury St.
Boston, MA  02116
(617) 356-5700

With an early 2021 expected opening, Newbury Boston will immediately become one of Boston’s finest luxury hotels. Set in the 1927 building that housed one of America’s first Ritz-Carlton hotels, Newbury Boston will feature 286 lavish guestrooms and suites. Newbury Boston will also offer multiple dining options, including its signature glass-enclosed The Rooftop restaurant. The Newbury will also offer 16,000 square feet of event space for weddings and other special events. Just minutes from Boston Common, the Newbury is located in the premier dining and shopping section of Boston’s Back Bay.


Pendry Chicago

230 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL  60601

One of four new Pendry hotels to open in 2021, Pendry Chicago is planning a spring opening. Located within the historic Art Deco Carbide & Carbon Building, Pendry Chicago will offer 364 guestrooms and suites with a “refined sense of modern day luxury”.  Pendry Chicago will also feature a rooftop bar and Venteux, a highly anticipated new French restaurant led by Michelin-starred Chef Donald Young and Andy Masi of Clique Hospitality. With an optimum setting in the Chicago Loop, Pendry Chicago is within walking distance to attractions like Millennium Park and Art Institute of Chicago.


Related: Hottest American Hotels To Open In 2021


Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley (credit: Ritz-Carlton)


Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley

5538 E. Roadrunner Road
Paradise Valley, AZ  85253
(800) 542-8680

Spread across 20 acres just north of Scottsdale, Ritz-Carlton Paradise Valley is expected to open in the first quarter of the year. With famed Camelback Mountain as a backdrop the Ritz-Carlton will feature 215 guestrooms and suites. Guests will also enjoy a 16,000 square foot spa and one of the longest swimming pools in North America. Additionally, 20,000 square feet of event space will be available for weddings and conferences. The first Ritz-Carlton property to be built in over a decade, Paradise Valley will also have a number of private luxury residences.


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Six Senses New York, Inside The New XI Buildings (credit: The XI)


Six Senses New York

76 11th Ave.
New York City, NY  10019

Overlooking the Hudson River, Six Senses New York is the first North American property of this luxury hotel conglomerate. One of the flagship entities to open at the stunning XI, Six Senses NY will feature 137 elegantly appointed guestrooms. Occupying 10 floors of one of the two buildings at XI, Six Senses will also have a 45,000 square foot spa and two upscale restaurants. Set to open in the fourth quarter, Six Senses New York is conveniently located in the vibrant Chelsea neighborhood, near the city’s acclaimed High Line linear park.


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The Inn At Mattei’s Tavern

2350 Railway Ave.
Los Olivos, CA  93441

Set at a 19th century stagecoach stop, Inn at Mattei’s Tavern is a new Auberge Resorts Collection property to open later this fall. Located in the magnificent Santa Barbara wine country, the Inn will feature 67 luxury guestrooms and cottage-style accommodations. Also on the 6.5-acre property is an outdoor pool with cabanas, signature spa and high-end dining. The Inn at Mattei’s Tavern will also offer event space for special occasions like birthday parties and weddings.


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About The Author:

Randy Yagi is an award-winning freelance writer who served as the National Travel Writer for CBS Local from 2012-2019. More than 900 of his stories still appear in syndication across 23 CBS websites, including CBS New York, CBS Los Angeles, CBS Chicago and CBS San Francisco. During his peak years with CBS, he reportedly had a digital audience reach of 489 million and more than 5.5 million monthly visitors. Additional stories have appeared in the Daily Meal,, CBS Radio, Engadget and He is a Media Fellow of Stanford University, U.S. Army veteran and lifelong resident of Santa Cruz County, California.