While looking for accommodations can simply mean looking for a place to sleep during your travels, there’s something to be said for a hotel with charm and good service. The quality of your stay can make or break your trip, and a stay at a spectacular hotel can mean a spectacular vacation.
A truly charming hotel will have unique décor and furniture, top-notch amenities meant to provide you with the utmost comfort, and knowledgeable hotel staff dedicated to a level of service that will amaze you. While it’s sometimes prudent to save on a hotel room, perhaps you can find a bit of room in your budget for a stay at one of these 76 most charming hotels in America.
Enjoy the best of Southwestern charm at Tanque Verde Ranch, located in the hipster-friendly city of Tucson. On Thursday and Sunday mornings, guests can take a horse ride to the Old Homestead, where they’ll be greeted with a large breakfast featuring blueberry pancakes. On Wednesday and Saturday evenings, the hotel hosts cowboy cookouts and live entertainment. During the rest of the time, you’re welcome to go fishing or mountain biking, as well as take riding lessons or join a guided hike. The ranch also has indoor and outdoor pools, as well as several basketball and tennis courts.
The only high-rise building in New Orleans’ famous French Quarter, Hotel Monteleone is a city landmark. Family-owned and operated, it’s also home to a lovely rooftop pool one of the country’s best bars, Carousel Piano Bar & Lounge, known for its rotating bar. The hotel has 570 guest rooms, including 55 luxury suites and Literary Author Suites, the latter of which are each inspired by and named for famous American authors who were frequent guests, including Ernest Hemingway, William Faulkner, and Tennessee Williams.
Located just three blocks away from the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, Petit Ermitage is located on a quiet street so that you can enjoy a nice peaceful oasis among the hustle and bustle of the city. Stay in one of 80 “boho chic”-style suites, each of which features a balcony, working fireplace, and wet bar or kitchenette, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi. Petit Ermitage’s private rooftop has amazing views of the Hollywood Hills, as well as a heated saltwater pool, cabanas, and beautiful gardens.
The Poconos can be a romantic and relaxing getaway any time of year, especially if you’re staying at a resort like The Lodge at Woodloch, where you’ll find fantastic culinary options, amazing spa offerings, and plenty of luxury. Located on over 400 beautiful wooded acres and with access to a private 15-acre lake, the resort is adults-only and provides its guests with the utmost comfort. Each of its 58 rooms has a private veranda, down comforters, and marble bathrooms featuring oversized showers with rain showerheads. Their TREE Restaurant & Bar has a gourmet menu featuring ingredients from the resort’s farm-to-table garden, and guests can also enjoy cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, fitness classes, and more.
The crown jewel of the Library Hotel Collection, Manhattan’s Library Hotel has a fantastic location in Midtown, as well as a unique and well-executed theme. Each of the 10 guest floors has a theme corresponding with a major category of the Dewey Decimal Classification system used to organize nonfiction library books, such as Science, History, or Literature. Each of the hotel’s 60 rooms is decorated according to a subcategory or genre within the floor’s category — for example, Room 500.004 has a botany theme, whereas Room 800.003 has a poetry theme. In addition to a picturesque stay, for a small per-night resort fee, guests’ stays include a daily breakfast buffet, 24-hour refreshments in the reading room, gym passes, best-selling eBooks, a three-hour wine and cheese reception every evening, and turndown service including bottled water and Belgian chocolates.
You should add Charleston to your bucket list immediately if it isn’t already on there, and a stay in this charming Southern city is best done with a stay at the famous French Quarter Inn. This modern boutique hotel manages to hold a Southern charm with its genteel décor. Fall asleep with your pick of the hotel’s “Sound Sleep” menu, featuring seven different types of pillows, and wake up for a complimentary European continental breakfast. The award-winning hotel also provides guests with free bike rentals for city exploration, as well as 24/7 coffee and tea service in its lobby.
The famous Greenbrier, situated in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, has hosted 26 U.S. presidents in the more than 100 years it has been open. Standing on 11,000 acres of land, the palatial resort has a whopping 710 guest rooms, 36 retail shops, 20 restaurants and lounges (including its award-winning main dining room), and more than 55 sports and activities both indoors and outdoors. Guests can stay in a luxurious resort room, a cozy cottage, or even a lavish estate home, enjoying 24-hour room service. The Greenbrier also has a mineral spa, MedSpa services, and a spiritual healer offering guests guidance with meditation and healing. It’s also home to the Casino Club, where you’ll find live entertainment, boutique shopping, and food from around the world.
Situated among the Colorado Rockies’ San Juan Mountains, Dunton Hot Springs is a resort with luxury log cabins, gorgeous trails, and natural hot springs located against a stunning backdrop of snowbanks. It’s a wonderful place to detox by the water, and in the winter especially, you’ll find plenty of activities to enjoy the snow in. The resort’s saloon has a delicious menu as well, featuring local and regional ingredients, some of which come from Dunton Hot Springs’ own farm and vineyard.
A stay at Hotel Wailea is a luxurious and romantic trip, as this adults-only resort is specifically designed for couples. Stay in a luxury suite with amazing views of the ocean and surrounding mountains, a deep soaking tub, and flat-screen TVs. The hotel is located on a hillside above the water on 15 acres of gorgeous grounds featuring tropical gardens, beautiful and winding pathways, and stunning waterfalls. Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel before heading out to explore Maui via canoeing, kiteboarding, or on a cocktail cruise or island beach safari.
Charming Asheville is one of the best kept secret travel destinations of North America, and the Windsor Boutique Hotel is the best place to enjoy it, thanks to its location in downtown Asheville, where the top restaurants, shops, galleries, and breweries are within walking distance. Stay in one of 14 unique luxury suites, each with a fully equipped kitchen and living room, and receive an in-room massage.
Located in the beautiful little mountain town of Girdwood in the Chugach Mountains of southern Alaska, Alyeska Resort is the perfect skiing destination, getting about 55 of snow every year and hosting the longest continuous double black diamond ski run in North America. The area tram from the resort to the top of Mount Alyeska gives guests a stunningly scenic ride, and the resort itself has top-tier dining and spa facilities, as well as a saltwater pool, yoga studio, and complete fitness center for indoor recreation.
One of the strangest hotels in the country, Winvian Farm is a 113-acre estate which includes an 18th-century manor as well as 18 individually designed cottages, such as the Camping Cottage with its tented bed or the Charter Oak Cottage, built around a gigantic oak tree. Guests can also stay in a treehouse or a helicopter. The hotel’s five-star restaurant is farm-to-table, utilizing seasonal ingredients sourced straight from the farm’s organic gardens, and their wines come from 13 different countries and 27 regions. Guests can also enjoy themselves at the 5,000-square-foot spa with treatments such as massages, aromatherapy, and hydrotherapy, or take a dip in the 40-foot pool.
This boutique hotel, located in the Orlando suburb of Winter Park, is stylish as well as convenient for those looking to enjoy the nearby amusement parks. The Alfond Inn has more than 100 rooms, each of which is dog-friendly and has in-room dining, as well as concierge service. All hotel proceeds go to the Alfond Scholars program fund, the premier scholarship fund of Rollins College, a local private liberal arts college which actual owns the hotel.
The best place in the state to enjoy winter, Big Cedar Lodge is a lovely resort perfect for lovers of nature and adventure. Stay in a charming cottage, a private log cabin, or one of the resort’s wilderness-themed rooms. Guests will have fantastic views of the surrounding Ozark Mountains and Table Rock Lake lying below the resort, as well as great opportunities for golfing, fishing, horseback riding, and hiking, biking, or walking its trails. Rent boats at the marina if you’re here in the summer or practice your skiing in the winter.
Find Southern hospitality in the mid-Atlantic with a stay at The Southern Mansion, an opulent home built in approximately 1860 and situated on 1.5 acres of award-winning gardens. The rooms and suites at The Southern Mansion are the largest in this romantic city, and each has a bathroom with hand-painted tile showers, as well as flat-screen TVs and evening turndown service. The hotel also has a winery, as well as a full gourmet breakfast every morning.
Palm Springs is a popular winter snowbird destination, with the city’s population tripling during the colder months, but whatever time of year you’re here, a stay at Parker Palm Springs offers some of the most charming luxury in Southern California. You’ll find a mix of 1950s chic and post-modernist décor throughout, including in its 12 private villas and bold, modern rooms, some of which are poolside or include hammocks. Indulge at Norma’s, an open-air restaurant on the terrace with California cuisine, or Mister Parker’s, a more formal dining experience with a great drinks menu, before visiting the Palm Springs Yacht Club where you’ll be pampered with custom spa treatments, massages, and other beauty services.
For a family-friendly ski vacation, head to northern Utah where Park City has earned a name for its slopes, as well as its status as host city of the Sundance Film Festival. Montage Deer Valley is the best hotel there, with 154 guest rooms, 66 suites, and 81 Montage-branded residences. Guests have five different dining options, including a pub with a bowling alley, as well as access to the largest spa in all of Utah, where wellness classes are offered as well as various therapies and treatments by highly-skilled specialists. Thanks to the amazing mountain location, guests are also offered opportunities to go golfing, hiking, mountain biking, fly-fishing, and even attend outdoor concerts hosted by the resort.
The best of Southern hospitality, The Inn at Willow Grove is a historic hotel sitting on 40 acres surrounded by lovely gardens. Relax at the Mill House Spa, a 3,000-square-foot facility with spa treatment rooms, a fitness center, and a heated indoor pool. Indulge in regional cuisine with locally sourced ingredients on the menu at the hotel’s Vintage Restaurant, where brunch is hosted every Sunday as are gourmet tapas on Wednesdays. It’s also a wonderful hotel for dogs, with oversized hypoallergenic dog beds available, as well as food and water bowls and complimentary dog treats.
A landmark of San Antonio, Hotel Emma is a 146-room boutique hotel that was once a 19th-century brewhouse. Located right on the river, the hotel has a rustic vibe but still offers plenty of modern amenities, as well as access to its rooftop pool and spa which includes a hydrotherapy room in addition to its many treatments and therapies. Enjoy the best of South Texas culture and cuisine at its restaurant, grocer, club room, bar and library.
The Point's log mansions make for a picturesque and romantic getaway up in the Adirondacks of upstate New York, a particularly charming place in the fall. The resort has just 11 guest rooms, each with its own unique style, and activities here will vary with the seasons along with the stunning scenery. Go skating, curling, or ice fishing on the frozen lake in the winter, and if you’re here in the summer months, you can enjoy fishing, waterskiing, hiking, boating, picnicking, and much more.
Located in a building constructed in 1927, Freehand Chicago mixes a bit of nostalgia with a modern vibe in its carefully decorated rooms. You’ll find rooms with comfortable queen and king beds, as well as rooms featuring two sets of bunk beds — perfect for a trip with friends — and two penthouse suites. Guests can also enjoy a coffee shop featuring delicious Nicaraguan coffee as well as the Broken Shaker, an award-winning cocktail bar.
Ocean House has been around in some form since 1868, situated on the bluffs of Watch Hill, a village within the town of Westerly. Enjoy the southwestern Rhode Island shoreline while staying in one of 49 guestrooms and 18 suites, and take advantage of the resort’s indoor saltwater lap pool, 24-hour fitness center, croquet lawn, squash courts, and more. In addition to complimentary resort activities, guests are also treated to afternoon refreshments every day, as well as valet parking and access to one of four Mercedez-Benz convertibles to be used for a self-guided excursion in the area.
Yet another hotel with a retro vibe and world-class, modern amenities, The Verb Hotel is an homage to music located right near Boston’s Fenway Park. You’ll find rock ‘n’ roll artifacts and collectibles throughout the boutique hotel, which also has a big vinyl library for guests to enjoy, as well as record players and earplugs in every room.
Located in the amazing beach town of Cannon Beach, Stephanie Inn is a simple yet stunning hotel perfect for a weekend getaway. Each of the oceanfront hotel’s 40 rooms has a gas fireplace, and a complimentary gourmet breakfast buffet is included in every stay. Also included are daily gatherings in the hotel’s library, as well as wine and beer every afternoon and hand-crafted aperitifs every evening.
The only five-star luxury experience in the state of Vermont, Twin Farms’ 300 acres have 20 unique cottages and suites that are impressively equipped, each with at least one fireplace as well as pieces of artwork from the resort’s private collection. Guests are fully taken care of, with someone to pack and unpack luggage for them, same-day laundry service, and housekeeping twice a day. The resort is only for guests ages 16 and up — with the exception of two annual family weeks — and has a farm-to-table dining philosophy. Wake up to made-to-order breakfasts and get a custom-made lunch for you to take with you where you’re headed for the day, as well as cocktails and canapes to enjoy in the evening.
Owned by Hilton, Hotel Alex Johnson provides guests with top-tier amenities in its guestrooms and luxury suites. Enjoy plenty of food options here at the Irish pub, rooftop bar, hand-dipped chocolates store and Starbucks café. The historic hotel’s Germanic Tudor-style architecture and handcrafted décor make it especially impressive, and the antique atmosphere lends credence to the claim that the hotel is one of the most haunted places in the world.
Natchez is a charming small town like something out of a history book, and a stay at Monmouth Historic Inn & Gardens will only further this impression. Situated on more 26 acres of beautifully maintained gardens, the mansion was built in the early 19th century and is a designated National Historic Landmark. You’ll find antebellum-era furnishings and reproductions in each of the rooms, and some rooms even include a fireplace and spa tub to further the feeling of luxury.
One of the most beautiful hotels in the world, The Hay-Adams is not only a premier place to stay — the Obamas were guests for two weeks prior to the 2009 inauguration — but its beauty has also led it to become a popular wedding venue. The historic hotel is characterized by simple yet elegant furnishings and décor in its deluxe guestrooms and suites, and it offers guests fantastic views of the Lafayette Park, St. John’s Church, and the White House. Dine at The Lafayette, a famed restaurant in the capital, or get a drink at Off the Record, the hotel’s bar which has served as a popular spot for guests, locals, and politicians alike.
This Bay Area luxury boutique hotel is located right in the middle of downtown Palo Alto, with all kinds of great shopping, award-winning restaurants, and amazing spas within walking distance. Stay in one of 62 charming and chic contemporary-style guestrooms and suites with luxurious amenities, breakfast nooks, fireplaces, and aerated spa tubs.
The historic Wentworth by the Sea is one of the last Gilded Age grand hotels still left in New Hampshire, now a resort and spa owned by Marriott. The resort has more than 160 deluxe rooms and suites, as well as indoor and outdoor pools, a luxury spa, private marina, tennis court, and an 18-hole golf course. The dining options at Wentworth by the Sea are fantastic, as well, particularly their Sunday brunch buffet, which is the best all-you-can-eat-deal in the state.
Triple Creek Ranch is a gorgeous mountain resort situated in the Bitterroot Mountain Range of the Montana Rockies. Guests stay in luxurious log cabins and ranch homes, and the resort’s all-inclusive package contains meals, snacks, and drinks, including packed breakfast or lunch to take along while exploring the ranch’s surroundings. Outside, guests can go on trail rides or guided nature safaris, take fly-casting lessons, or go Alpine or Nordic skiing (depending on the season) Other activities include archery, fly-fishing, snowshoeing, and sapphire panning, and indoor events at the ranch include cooking classes, artist workshops, or vintner weekends for wine lovers.
A beautiful subtropical getaway in the Sea Islands off the coast of Georgia, Jekyll Island is an island vacation you can take without a passport. The best place to stay on the island, the Jekyll Island Club Resort began as a retreat for wealthy Americans in 1888. Have some delicious meals at the Grand Dining Room, where a fantastic brunch is also served every Sunday. Meals can also be taken to other locations on site such as the croquet lawn, where guests can play the popular 19th-century game, the resort pool perfect for lounging, or the fire pit where s’mores are enjoyed at night.
The Charmant Hotel is located in what used to be a candy factory, and as such, a sweets theme is present throughout the 67-room boutique hotel. Named after a line of chocolates produced by the factory, it’s as charming as its name, with retro décor and top-tier amenities, as well as a restaurant, lounge, parlor, rooftop terrace, and a 24-hour chocolate shop offering handmade treats in many different flavors.
Made up of 24 unique and eclectic suites, The Inn of the Five Graces is full of décor from Central and South Asia which, along with the Hispanic heritage of New Mexico present throughout, makes a strong impression on the five senses which the lodging is named after. Enjoy a complimentary New Mexican breakfast, relax with Tibetan-inspired spa treatments, and enjoy the intimate, Instagram-worthy courtyards.
The Henry Norman Hotel has an industrial chic vibe, with 50 rooms that evoke the feeling of a classic New York loft. Each suite is unique in terms of artwork and décor, with vintage furnishings and local artistry, and some also feature private outdoor terraces and kitchenettes, living spaces, and dining tables.
There are only nine guestrooms and nine suites in The Ivy Hotel, each of which has a beautiful four-poster bed, gas fireplace, and heated limestone bathroom floor. Your stay includes afternoon tea, cocktails, midnight snacks, and freshly made breakfast, as well as two complimentary movies per day for your enjoyment in the room. Relax at the state-of-the-art spa featuring the hotel’s own line of skincare products and enjoy a gourmet meal at Magdalena, the hotel’s fine-dining restaurant.
The food at Blackberry Farm is so noteworthy that it inspired an entirely new category — Foothills Cuisine, so named and even copyrighted after the foothills of the Smoky Mountains where this beautiful resort is located. The hotel’s restaurant, The Barn at Blackberry Farm, is award-winning, as is its impressive bar. Luxurious linens and top-quality amenities are featured in the deluxe rooms, suites, and cottages of the resort, which has its own custom-designed interiors.
Jackson Hole is a mountain town that’s enchanting year-round, and a getaway here would only be complete with a stay at Hotel Jackson, where a mix of rustic and Western design influences encapsulate the culture of the city perfectly. Each of the boutique luxury hotel’s 55 rooms contains a natural gas fireplace and some also have a private terrace that provides amazing views of your surroundings. The rooftop spa has to be utilized at least once during your stay, and you’ll be more than satisfied with the authentic Lebanese cuisine at FIGS, the hotel’s flagship restaurant.
Experience true relaxation at Post Ranch Inn, the most romantic spot in the state and an adults-only resort where the rooms don’t have televisions or alarm clocks but rather simply stunning views of mountains or ocean. Every stay includes a gourmet breakfast buffet every morning, as well as free Wi-Fi, a mini-bar filled with snacks and nonalcoholic drinks, valet parking, and activities such as yoga, stargazing, garden tours, and guided hikes. Each room has a full-size kitchen and private hot tub, and you’ll also have access to the resort’s infinity and swimming pools.
Relax on the edge of an Alaskan rainforest in this boutique hotel situated along a glacial kettle pond. Pearson’s Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa is perfect for the kind of vacation that’s both relaxing and active, with the hotel providing guests with complimentary bikes, boats to use on the pond, fishing equipment, barbecues, and more. Each one of their rooms has a kitchenette, sitting area, and eco-friendly fireplace, and some even have two-person whirlpool tubs as well as balconies that overlook the pond. Enjoy the wellness and adventure spa with various massage and spa treatments,as well as fitness activities.
The Spectator Hotel has a Southern charm mixed in with a Jazz Age vibe, providing guests with the ultimate luxuriousness and hospitality in its many amenities. In addition to 24-hour valet parking and concierge service, guests will also be catered to by a butler who can provide shoeshining services, as well as light pressing, packing and unpacking, and tea and coffee services. You’ll receive a welcome cocktail upon arrival, and if you so choose, complimentary in-room gourmet continental breakfasts as well as bikes to take with you when surveying the town.
The Inn at Little Washington has 23 quaint bedrooms and suites, all decorated by a London stage and set designer, some of which have balconies, lovely garden views, or even two stories. You’ll be guaranteed a welcome cocktail upon arrival, as well as a house breakfast every morning, afternoon tea, a dining reservation each evening, and free valet parking. The Inn’s restaurant is particularly noteworthy, having earned multiple awards including three Michelin stars, making it one of the best hotel restaurants in the country.
Situated on the Rogue River in southwestern Oregon, Tu Tu’ Tun Lodge is complemented by its natural setting, with an atmosphere like that of a fancy log cabin. Stay in a simple yet charming room or suite with wonderful views of the surrounding Pacific Northwest scenery, enjoying activities such as fishing, hiking, golfing, kayaking, and more.
Cape Cod is a popular vacation spot for the rich and famous, and you can feel like a celebrity too with a stay at Wequassett Resort & Golf Cub. This luxury resort has 120 guest rooms and suites, as well as five great restaurants, four top-tier tennis courts, an Olympic-size lap pool, recreational pool, and an 18-hole golf course. There are also two beaches accessible from the resort, and kids will enjoy the programming at their award-winning Children’s Center.
With a tastefully done giraffe theme, Hotel Giraffe is another gem of the Library Hotel Collection with 73 guestrooms, including 21 suites, located in the NoMad neighborhood of New York City. The rooms themselves have Art Moderne-inspired décor, as well as velveteen upholstered furniture, leather headboards, and high-quality linens. Every stay at Hotel Giraffe includes a deluxe continental breakfast in the mornings, three-hour wine and cheese receptions in the evenings, and coffee and tea service throughout the day in the lobby.
Stay in one of 32 cozy suites at this hotel located in the San Juan Mountains of southern Colorado. You’ll find first-class skiing and snowboarding on the slopes at Inn at Lost Creek in the winter, while summer offers plenty of opportunities to take on the scenic hiking and biking trails in the Telluride area. Take a gondola — Telluride's free transportation system — between the town of Mountain Village and nearby Telluride to enjoy the area’s shopping, dining, and all-around beauty. Guests at the Inn at Lost Creek will also have direct access to the Telluride Golf Club.
Located near the historic Santa Fe Plaza, Eldorado Hotel & Spa has a charming Southwestern quality to its architecture, design, and cuisine. Enjoy delicious New Mexican food and Spanish wines at the hotel’s on-site restaurant and bars, and relax in the Southwestern sun at the rooftop pool.
With a bit of a vintage aesthetic, Rivertown Lodge is a wonderfully charming hotel in what used to be an old movie house, as evidenced by the original white marquee sign that’s still out front. At check-in, you’ll find a record player, as well as other retro décor, furniture, and souvenirs throughout the hotel. The rooms are simplistic but pleasing to the eye with oak floors and bright color accents. The in-house tavern is open in the evenings from Friday through Thursday, serving up North African- and Moroccan-inspired dishes using ingredients from the Hudson Valley.
A beautiful 160-room boutique hotel located in the heart of Dallas, The Joule exudes a modern luxury that has won it quite a bit of recognition locally. Impressive art decorates the walls, and the hotel also has various retail boutiques, multiple options for award-winning food and drink, and an impressive 11,500-square-foot subterranean spa alongside a yoga and fitness center offering classes to guests. The pièce de résistance, however, is the heated infinity rooftop pool, jutting out 8 feet over the edge of the hotel’s façade.
Billed as “a little bit of Paris in the heart of Silicon Valley,” Enchanté Boutique Hotel is a French-style chateau where guests can indulge in a little bit of European opulence. Each room has a fireplace, bathrooms with Carrera marble and oversized showers, top-quality mattresses, silk sheets, high-end toiletries, and wood windows that can be opened. Wake up to a complimentary breakfast with made-to-order hot entrees as well as baked goods and the hotel’s signature granola alongside other buffet items. Enjoy the hotel’s library, where you can enjoy a book by the fire or have some complimentary wine, cheese and charcuterie in the evenings. Dog lovers will especially love a stay here, as Enchanté Boutique Hotel has its very own canine concierge to welcome canine guests.
A relaxing oasis not far from the hustle and bustle of Duval Street, Santa Maria Suites Resort is a fantastic place to enjoy the subtropical weather and laidback vibe of Key West. All suites have two bedrooms, a designer kitchen, spa-like bathroom, flat screen TV, and beautiful French doors that open up onto a patio or balcony with gorgeous views. Get drinks from the bar or enjoy Japanese cuisine at Ambrosia Restaurant on site, and lounge by the dual garden-enclosed heated pools, with smoothies, bottled water, and chilled towels served to you poolside. The resort also has beach access with attendants who provide guests with towels, chairs, and umbrellas.
Built in the Beaux-Arts architectural style and open since 1910, the Hermitage Hotel is a Nashville landmark, with multiple politicians — particularly presidents — and celebrities staying here over the decades. The upscale rooms feature custom-made and hand-tufted mattresses with buckwheat, down and memory foam pillows, as well as Bose docking stations and turndown service every evening.
Stay right in the middle of Times Square, steps away from amazing Broadway shows, at Casablanca Hotel. Yet another one of the Library Hotel Collection, guests are treated to the wine and cheese receptions, coffee and tea service, and daily breakfast buffet available at all other sister hotels. What sets Casablanca Hotel apart, however, is its Mediterranean vibe inspired by the famous film the hotel is named after. The rooms have a more classic look with wooden furniture and neutral wallpaper. Guests will enjoy Rick’s Café, the club room where guests can enjoy their breakfasts and evening wine and cheese in front of the fireplace.
Colonial Williamsburg is a truly historic and patriotic destination, and with so many fascinating attractions in the area, you’ll want to find a place in town that’s the perfect complement to your trip. Overseen in its construction by John D. Rockefeller, Williamsburg Inn has become an iconic part of Williamsburg history, having hosted famous guests such as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Winston Churchill, Dwight Eisenhower, and Emperor Hirohito of Japan. The Regency-style furnishings and décor really elevate the experience to one of luxury, and the resort is also known for its fine dining, with guests enjoying delicious Southern and English-influenced cuisine in its beautiful dining rooms or outdoor terrace.
Self-described as an “eco-chic” boutique hotel, The Oxford Hotel in Bend, Oregon, is the perfect base from which to explore the amazing outdoors of the Pacific Northwest. Throughout the hotel, from the lobby to meeting areas to the 59 guest suites, you’ll find luxury and nature-inspired design, as well as eco-friendly amenities. Of course, Bend is a wonderful foodie town, so you’ll also find delicious organic cuisine at 10below, the Oxford Hotel’s on-site restaurant and lounge. There’s also a fully-equipped workout area, as well as a Jacuzzi spa, sauna, and steam room for you to relax in.
Sonnenalp was established back before Vail rose to become a destination worthy of presidents and travel bloggers. The hotel’s founders owned a ski resort in Germany before setting out to bring the same European hospitality to the U.S. Each one of its 112 luxurious suites and 15 guestrooms has a lovely view of Vail Village or Gore Creek, with each suite including a gas-log fireplace, custom-made Bavarian-style furniture, and heated bathroom floors.
Located in Mobile’s downtown historic district, the Malaga Inn is dedicated to both Southern hospitality and meeting the modern traveler’s needs. Stay in beautiful rooms with hardwood floors and antique decorations, and enjoy a delicious breakfast in the morning as well as a nice cocktail in the evening at the original carriage house. With a romantic courtyard complete with flowers and fountains, the Malaga Inn is a picturesque setting and the perfect base from which you can explore the underrated Mobile Bay.
Cape May is a gorgeous destination right along the shore, and the historic Carroll Villa Hotel is the best lodging in town, adding to the simple beach vibe of this wonderful spot. Located just half a block from the beach, the Carroll Villa Hotel has 19 uniquely and carefully decorated guestrooms that mix Victorian-style architecture and furnishings with modern art and décor. The hotel is also known for being the home of the Mad Batter Restaurant, an award-winning breakfast, lunch, and dinner spot known for crab cakes, bloody marys, and freshly squeezed orange juice mimosas.
It’s fitting that you’ll find one of the most romantic hotels in the country in one of the most romantic cities in the world. Indeed, the history and luxury of the Kehoe House — a restored 1892 Renaissance Revival mansion that’s been listed on the National Register of Historic Places — makes for the perfect couples getaway, and the hotel knows this, providing packages that include private elopements, honeymoons, and anniversaries. Stay in one of 13 guest rooms decorated with antique and Southern-style furnishings. In addition to a Savannah-style gourmet breakfast prepared by a chef in the mornings, guests are treated to wine and hors d’oeuvres in the evenings, as well as coffee and homemade desserts.
Discover the country’s top food destination while staying at a 1903 Edwardian hotel located in the city’s famous Pacific Heights neighborhood. Having undergone an extensive renovation in 2017, Hotel Drisco has refreshed its luxurious yet contemproary guestrooms, bathrooms, dining room, and more. Fall asleep on an extremely high-quality mattress, linens, and comforters, and make your selection from an entire menu of pillows before waking up with a gourmet continental breakfast. The hotel also provides bikes for guests to take out into the city, as well as a wine reception for when you return in the evening. Your every need is taken care of, with the morning paper being delivered to your door, weekday morning chauffeur service to certain destinations, and even an overnight shoeshine service.
Adobe Grand Villas is a stunningly Southwestern boutique hotel consisting of private villas located in one of the most beautiful towns in America. Each villa is about 850 square feet or larger and has two fireplaces — one in the bedroom and one by the bathtub — as well as a kitchenette, complimentary snacks and drinks, freshly baked bread every day, and a garden patio or balcony. You’ll enjoy the afternoon hors d’oeuvres, spa, seasonal swimming pool, and year-round outdoor heated jacuzzi so much, you may not even want to leave the hotel.
Have a quiet and beautiful getaway in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas with a stay at Lookout Point Lakeside Inn. Located in one of the most charming towns in the country, every room of this hotel has a lovely view of Lake Hamilton, as well as cozy chairs, fine linens, and in most cases a whirlpool tub. All guests are also treated to a gourmet breakfast in the mornings, as well as an innkeeper’s reception every afternoon that includes appetizers, desserts, tea, and wine.
Styling itself after a 1950s-era motel, the Vagabond Hotel Miami has a retro vibe but with all the modern amenities of any other top boutique hotel. Stay in one of 44 chic guestrooms with 1950s-inspired wall art and custom-made furniture, as well as original terrazzo, wood, or carpeted floors. The rooms all surround a lovely courtyard that has a spectacular pool, as well as a poolside cocktail bar.
A waterfront boutique hotel located in the utterly romantic city of Charleston, HarbourView Inn is dedicated to creating the perfect, intimate stay in this top Southern destination. Sleep on Tempur-Pedic mattresses on a hand-crafted four-poster bed, and enjoy a gourmet continental breakfast that’s delivered straight to you. Evening wine and cheese receptions are also held at the hotel for guests, and your stay will also include your choice of a bottle of premium wine, a $20 restaurant gift certificate, or a $20 Uber credit. Enjoy the Charleston skyline from the charming rooftop terrace — where you’ll also find a cocktail bar — or explore it yourself on a borrowed bicycle.
Inn at the 5th is a luxury boutique hotel located within the historic 5th Street Public Market in Eugene, Oregon. Stay in a luxury guestroom or suite with custom Italian linens, as well as local artwork and bold, contemporary décor. Some rooms also include a fireplace or private balcony, and all guests receive wine upon arrival as well as complimentary Mercedes-Benz shuttle service and cruiser bikes to take out into one of the most bike-friendly cities in America.
While the 42 stylish rooms at The Ivey’s Hotel are all unique, each of them exudes a sense of luxury thanks to reclaimed 400-year-old French oak floors, as well as custom-designed lighting and furnishings. You’ll find a blend of custom-made Art Deco and Parisian-inspired décor and art throughout the Charlotte hotel, which also has a fully-equipped 24-hour fitness center and hosts the Library Lounge, where guests are served a full breakfast as well as snacks throughout the day.
A luxury golf resort located in the Santa Cruz Mountains of Northern California, Rosewood CordeValle provides a scenic getaway in total luxury. Stay in a bungalow, villa suite, or fairway home with cozy linens, original artwork, and a warm fireplace, as well as separate shower and garden bath. In addition to providing a challenge for both amateur and expert golfers, the resort’s 260-acre, 18-hole championship golf course offers amazing views of the surrounding landscape. You can also get a great view while having a drink at the on-site bar or enjoying some contemporary California cuisine at the resort’s restaurant. When you’re not relaxing by the heated outdoor pool, you can indulge at the spa, located in the resort’s 86-acre winery and vineyard and featuring treatments that take advantage of the region’s herbs, plants, minerals, and fruits.
Located right across the street from Lincoln Park, Hotel Lincoln has Midwestern urban charm present in the local artwork and eclectic furnishing that decorates its guestrooms. Enjoy contemporary American cuisine at The Kennison, the on-site restaurant that’s earned a name for itself in the neighborhood, and have a drink at J. Parker, one of the city’s best rooftop bars.
The Gastonian is made up of two Italianate-style mansions built in 1868, with luxury and Southern hospitality defining the historic inn. Every room features a grand style of décor, with chandeliers and verandahs, as well as bathrooms that include marble showers, a Jacuzzi, and vintage-style clawfoot tub. Guests are greeted in the morning with a gourmet breakfast, and served wine and hors d’oeuvres in the late afternoon, as well as drinks and desserts in the evening.
This colorfully vibrant hotel located on one of the most beautiful beaches in Hawaii is the perfect place to get in touch with the aloha spirit. You’ll be greeted with a package of Hawaiian snacks and beverages and a Hawaiian kukui nut lei necklace upon arrival to your room filled with bold colors and playful décor, as well as a small private balcony with stunning views of the beach. Take part in yoga classes by the beach, swim in the rooftop pool surrounded by neon murals, and dance to live music or enjoy fruit-infused water and tropical shaved ice.
Surrounded by the stunning scenery of Sedona’s red rock formations and situated on an acre of forest and gardens, Casa Sedona Inn is a tranquil escape made more impressive by its own adobe-style architecture as designed by Mani Suba, a protégé of the famous Frank Lloyd Wright. Each room has a gas fireplace, as well as a private balcony, terrace, or juniper-shaded patio, and most also have a double spa tub.
Sitting just 350 feet away from the boardwalk, the Bungalow Hotel in Long Branch is a wonderful Jersey Shore boutique hotel. Enjoy a stay in an over-sized room with a fireplace, soaking tub, and kitchenette and where it’s always 5 o’clock — no, really, every room has a clock that’s permanently set to 5 p.m. Guests also have access to complimentary bikes and a selection of family board games and DVDs, as well as access to a private beach club and pool at a discount.
There’s a lot to love about the city of Austin, and you can familiarize yourself with all of those reasons while staying in the heart of its downtown at The Driskill. The historic hotel has 189 guestrooms that mix Old World charm with a bit of Austin’s characteristic creativity. Enjoy upscale dining at The Driskill Grill, delicious pastries and Texan comfort food at the on-site café and bakery, and live music and drinks at the hotel’s bar, which also hosts a “Blues Brunch” on Sundays.
With a creative and contemporary style reflected in its interior design, Crosby Street Hotel is a stylish place to stay in New York’s equally stylish SoHo neighborhood. The hotel’s 86 bedrooms and suites are brightly lit thanks to the floor-to-ceiling warehouse-style windows, and also feature granite and oak bathrooms with a large bathtub and separate shower. Each of the guest areas is unique, such as the bright lobby filled with striking artwork, the quiet and green oasis of the sculpture garden, and the charming outdoor terrace where guests can enjoy their meals, coffee, cocktails, or afternoon tea during warmer weather. The hotel also hosts a fully-equipped gym and a film screening room featuring 99 seats and the latest sound and projection technology.
Right from its exterior, it’s obvious that Urbanica The Meridian Hotel is dedicated to a minimalist style of luxury. Every room has a nearly all-white color palette accented by natural wood furnishings. Enjoy typical South Beach breakfast fare such as avocado toast, açai bowls, and delicious coffee at The Food Marchand or enjoy a creative cocktail at Minibar, one of the hottest new bars in the trendy city of Miami Beach.
Nantucket is the perfect place to bid farewell to summer, but no matter what season you’re visiting this quaint Massachusetts island, there’s no better place to stay than the Nantucket Hotel & Resort. Originally built in 1891 and renovated in 2012, the family-owned hotel has wonderful shore-themed guest rooms, as well as one-, two- and three-bedroom suites and one- or two-bedroom cottages. With fun for the whole family, hotel activities include children’s programs, swimming in the heated outdoor pools and yoga and fitness classes, as well as treatments at the resort’s spa. The Nantucket is also dedicated to introducing guests to the many local festivals and events that make the island one of the most popular summer destinations.
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