You won't want to leave your room in these award-winning digs.
- London, England
Located in London's tallest building, The Shard, the Shangri-La will have impressive views of the city's skyline.
The luxurious hotel will occupy Levels 34 to 52 of Renzo Piano's distinctive tower, which is regarded as one of the most ambitious in Europe.
Its 185 deluxe guestrooms, averaging more than 42sq m each, will be among the largest in London, and there are another 17 suites.
Rooms include beds with body-contouring technology, designer LCD televisions and hi-fi equipment.
As well as an infinity pool and fitness centre, the hotel will feature a specialty restaurant, lobby lounge and bar and a "food theatre" cafe with several cooking stations serving cuisine with "a dash of drama".
Parkroyal on Pickering
Adopting the "garden in a hotel" concept, the Parkroyal on Pickering has won a swag of accolades before it has even opened.
Designed by award-winning architectural firm WOHA, the 367-room hotel aims to be an urban oasis in downtown Singapore.
Its sustainable design and green efforts have already earned it Singapore's highest green rating - the Building and Construction Authority Green Mark Platinum award - as well as the Solar Pioneer Award for its innovative solar energy system.
The hotel will be close to bars and restaurants along the Singapore River.
After a "soft" opening this year, it is scheduled to have a grand opening early next year.
- Hong Kong, China
With a rooftop bar and infinity-edge glass-bottomed pool, the Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island will be a dramatic addition to Hong Kong's diverse and historic Wan Chai neighbourhood.
Part of Intercontinental Hotel group's boutique brand, it will have 138 individually styled rooms that aim to capture the history of the neighbourhood through design and artwork, with Wan Chai's shops, markets, restaurants and bars at the doorstep.
- Bali, Indonesia
Fans of the Sentosa resort at Seminyak will be pleased to learn the visionary behind the property, Saxon Looker, has called on designers from around the world to create a series of luxury apartments at Bali's Echo Beach in Canggu.
The result is a blend of contemporary Italian and Balinese design, featuring vertical gardens, a Beach Club and beachfront restaurants. There is also a Sea Sentosa Centre with cafes, a delicatessen, spa and gym.
It will offer one and two-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom penthouses overlooking the beach or the resort lagoon, which spans three Olympic-sized pools.
In an area popular with surfers, the resort is 45 minutes from the airport, 15 minutes from the Greg Norman-designed Nirwana Golf and Country Club and 14 minutes from Seminyak.