Hotel Reviews and Recommendations
Noyo Harbor Inn
Fort Bragg, California
Tucked onto a bluff overlooking Noyo Harbor in Fort Bragg, California, the Noyo Harbor Inn offers a secluded escape with a surprisingly accessible location along Highway 1.
Grass Valley, California
An historic Gold Country California hotel, the Holbrooke Hotel has been the grande dame on Main Street for nearly 170 years. After a meticulous renovation, the Grass Valley hotel now exudes simple elegance with its historic charm for a truly top-notch experience.
Brewery Gulch Inn
If Mendocino is on your Northern California road trip itinerary, then who could ask for a better place to stay than the Brewery Gulch Inn. Arguably one of the best Mendocino hotels with an ocean view, Brewery Gulch Inn offers simple, casual elegance, in a peaceful setting.
The Hotel Marblehead
The historic 14-room Hotel Marblehead , just 16 miles from Boston, is a delightful base from which to explore the picturesque seaside town of Marblehead as well as the nearby villages of Salem and Rockport.
TWA Hotel at JFK
JFK Airport, New York City
I was excited to stay at the retro-themed new TWA Hotel at JFK Airport in the former TWA Flight Center. I really was looking forward to the promised awesomeness. What I got was a night at a not-quite-ready TWA Hotel in room 666 – really. In fairness, we do believe the new TWA Hotel will be awesome — in a few months.
Only one thing could get me to agree to plan an extended visit to Phoenix in (no, really) July – an all-inclusive package deal offer to stay at the historic Arizona Biltmore.
Niagara Falls, New York
If you are visiting the city of Niagara Falls its quite likely you are there to at least see Niagara Falls itself. For overnight accomodations, there is no hotel quite like The Giacomo hotel – billed as a luxury boutique hotel and within easy walking distance of Niagara Falls.
Little River Inn
Overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Mendocino County, California, the historic Little River Inn has 65 rooms, and features a spa, a health club and a restaurant on site. People stay here for the ocean views and keep coming back because of the hospitality.
The Topside Inn
Boothbay Harbor, Maine
If you want a luxurious, yet laid-back hotel in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, then head straight to historic, romantic Topside Inn. Set at the highest point in town, you also get great ocean views from your deck, the lawn, or your window. It is arguably the best hotel in Boothbay Harbor.
Your search for a cozy MidCoast Maine hotel can stop when you look at The Bradley Inn. Located a couple of minutes from the scenic Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, The Bradley Inn offers comfy rooms on a family-run garden oasis, as well as great Maine food.
Searching for a great Maine waterfront hotel? Look no further than the Craignair Inn in Mid-Coast Maine, ideally located on the St. George peninsula, historic, cozy, secluded and yet so close to great sights.
The Inn on Broadway
Rochester, New York
The Inn on Broadway bed and breakfast boutique hotel offers historic, charming accommodations smack in the middle of Rochester, New York. 25 rooms range from traditional to deluxe and even luxury suites.
Harbor Court Hotel
San Francisco, California
The Harbor Court Hotel San Francisco, with its location across the street from the waterfront, a quarter-mile from the Ferry Building and steps from public transportation, is certainly worthy of our nod for being one of the best San Francisco hotels with a view.
Arakur Resort & Spa
The Arakur Resort is a spectacular hotel that overlooks the city of Ushuaia, Argentina, and specializes in comfort, quiet and pampering … which is exactly what you want after making your way to the southernmost tip of South America appropriately dubbed “the end of the world.”
While there are numerous fantastic accommodation options for every taste in Kitzbühel, if you are arriving by train, or simply wanting to base out of a hotel that will also provide amazing food for breakfast and dinner, consider booking your stay at the Q! Resort Kitzbühel.
The Repose in the Salé medina area, one of the best riads in Rabat, Morocco, blends Moroccan tradition with subtle nods to modern Western comforts with the result being a centrally located hotel with never-ending hospitality.
When you visit the sensory-intense souk markets and medina of Fes Morocco, having a quiet, restful, clean escape is a must. We’d recommend staying at the Riad Laaroussa, the best luxury hotel in Fes.
Kasbah du Toubkal
In the hills above Imlil, where there once were kasbah ruins, you find a grand mountain retreat called Kasbah du Toubkal hotel, carefully curated to maintain its historic flavor and local connection with an emphasis on sustainable operations. But Kasbah du Toubkal is much more than a glorious historic hotel on a hilltop.
Riad Dar Manara
Staying in a riad in the medina on a visit to Asilah means convenience: Riad Dar Manara is a cozy choice that is walkable to everywhere. Learn more about our stay at the Riad Dar Manara.
Bab el Oued Ecolodge
The Bab el Oued Ecolodge offers a garden retreat with winding paths, a pool, separate cottages and excellent dinners. From the dusty street, you enter through a gate and into a disparate even lush world filled with plants and seductive scents from jasmine and roses.
Two European luxury hotels that stand out + 3 more
When our travel lodging experts recommend European luxury hotels, it’s not just because the hotel boasts 5-star status and finds its way onto lists of the world’s best hotels each year. The team prefers to be a bit more selective, sending its luxury travel experts to seek out hidden boutique gems you have perhaps never heard of, but should know about. Included in this roundup are Killiehuntly Farmhouse in Scotland, Cotton House Hotel in Barcelona, Kinloch Lodge in Scotland, The Pig near Bath, and the Aman in Venice. Read more here.
Three Asian luxury hotels that stand out + 3 more
When our travel lodging experts recommend Asian luxury hotels, it’s not just because the hotel boasts 5-star status and finds its way onto lists of the world’s best hotels each year. The team prefers to be a bit more selective, sending its luxury travel experts to seek out hidden boutique gems you have perhaps never heard of, but should know about. Included in this roundup are Phum Baitang in Siem Reap Cambodia, Amanemu in Japan, Jamtara Wilderness Camp in India, Villa Mahabhirom in Thailand, The Upper House in Hong Kong, and Jawai Leopard Camp in India. Read more here.
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