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The coolest new hotels that have (quietly) opened this summer

The pick of the rooms might be the four First Lady suites, inspired by some of the Presidents' unsung better halves.

The Telegraph
The most enchanting places to stay on the River Thames

Sea Containers feels as if it is almost on the water. Directly on the Thames Path facing St Paul’s, both Lyaness, the ground-floor cocktail bar, and the Sea Containers restaurant make the most of the views.

The Telegraph
The Big Sleep Awards 2020: 48 of the world's best new hotels

There are soaring ceilings, Corinthian columns, leather banquettes and excellent plant-focused fare at the stately Café Riggs. Don’t miss the rooftop views across to the Capitol, and the high-concept cocktail menu in the original bank vault.

National Geographic
The 40 hotels around the world that should be on your radar

In Washington DC, Riggs has been designed by Creative Director, Jacu Strauss, who played on the building’s former incarnation as a bank.

House & Garden
The best London spas

Nestled underneath the Sea Containers London sits the hotel's tranquil agua spa. It's a luxurious, intimate space designed to enhance tranquillity, complete with a calming relaxation area in which a Tom Dixon artwork takes centre-stage.

harpers bazaar
16 of the Most Anticipated Luxury Hotels Opening in 2020

Riggs is sure to be a top destination for those looking to make the most of their stay in the nation's capital.

Veranda
The Best New Hotel Bars & Restaurants in the World: 2020 Hot List

In a capital scene abuzz with newcomers, Riggs easily grabs the attention.

Conde Nast Traveler
MR GOODBAR: JACU STRAUSS

Creative Director of hospitality company Lore Group Jacu Strauss’s latest project has taken him to Washington DC. We spoke to him about the role, how travel broadens the mind and the future of hospitality design.

Architonic
Look Inside the Four “First Lady Suites” at the New Riggs Hotel

You won’t find a typical Presidential Suite at Riggs Washington DC, instead designer Jacu Strauss created a collection of luxury suites inspired by “the eccentricities of a select few Presidents’ unsung better halves.”

Washingtonian
Penn Quarter Has a Grand New Hotel Brasserie That Pushes ‘High-Low’ to the Max

Cafe Riggs serves a caviar grilled cheese and omelets in a stately setting

Eater
Riggs Washington DC: First In

This new D.C. hotel breathes new life into a historic building—and might just have the most inventive cocktail list in the country.

Condé Nast Traveller
Riggs Washington DC: A Historic Bank Is Having A Second Life As A Swanky Hotel

After successes with Sea Containers London on Thames River and the Pulitzer Amsterdam, Lore Group chose Washington D.C. as the third location for its expanding business.

Forbes
Hot Hotel: Inside Riggs Washington DC

A new boutique hotel set in the former 'Bank of Presidents'

The Telegraph
One of the World’s Top Bartenders Is Opening a DC Cocktail Spot With Fancy Jell-O Shots and Microwaved Manhattans

London's Ryan Chetiyawardana is about to debut cutting-edge Silver Lyan in Penn Quarter

Washingtonian
Upscale Hospitality At The Riggs Washington DC Hotel

In the shadow of the capitol, contemporary luxury accommodation that reference a storied past

Cool Hunting
An Airy, All-Day Brasserie Opens in Penn Quarter With Seafood Towers and Caviar Grilled Cheese

Café Riggs debuts inside the luxe new Riggs hotel.

Washingtonian
The Vogue Edit: What We’re Loving This Week

Sea Containers London has come up with a brilliant wellness concept, Spa Social, designed to bring city dwellers together for an evening of relaxation, with a little social interaction thrown in.

VOGUE
The World’s Best Cocktails Are Coming to Washington DC

We talked about the hotel having a feel of a "public place for private affairs”

Vogue
A Legendary Bank in Washington Is Being Reborn as a Swanky Hotel

Both Honest Abe and Tricky Dick stashed their cash here.

Bloomberg
Super Lyan named best hotel bar in Amsterdam

'A hotel bar with international allure, where both locals and foreign guests feel welcome.'

Misset Horeca
Mr Lyan Expands Cocktail Empire to the US and Amsterdam

Ryan Chetiyawardana, the man behind the World’s Best Cocktail Bar, has announced plans to expand his cocktail empire beyond London

The Drinks Business