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The Ref in­ery, New York: Open­ing next month in a former hat fac­tory in the Gar­ment District on West 38th Street; re­fin­ery­hotel­newyork.com. The San­chaya, In­done­sia: Open­ing mid-year as part of the Lagoi Bay devel­op­ment on the north side of Bin­tan Is­land (eas­ily reached by boat from Sin­ga­pore); the­san­chaya.com. Sala­manca Wharf Ho­tel, Ho­bart: This pri­vately op­er­ated 22-room ho­tel is on Castray Es­planade, off Sala­manca Place; com­pet­i­tive rates, es­pe­cially for stu­dios; sala­man­cawharfho­tel.com.au. Alila Ja­bal Akhdar, Oman: A re­mote 86-room ‘‘top of the rocks’’ lodge-style re­treat of flat-roofed ac­com­mo­da­tion, two hours by road west of Mus­cat; due to open third quar­ter of 2013; alila­ho­tels.com. Heckf ield Place, Hamp­shire: Open­ing next month near Read­ing, less than an hour from Lon­don, this 18th-cen­tury grand manor has 60 spa­cious gue­strooms; heck­field­place.com. Ho­tel Indigo, Hong Kong: Open­ing mid-April in the newly fash­ion­able Wan­chai district, this bolt­hole is the shot for cor­po­rate trav­ellers who want funky, de­sign-driven style and com­fort; hotelindigo.com. Baglioni Marrakech, Morocco: Set in groomed park­land and run by the (Ital­ian) fam­ily-owned Baglioni Ho­tels, the pala­tial prop­erty will com­prise an 80-room ho­tel and Six Senses spa; no set open­ing date, but ex­pected to be at the end of the year; baglion­i­ho­tels.com.

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