High Drama

Seaside Hotels of the Amalfi Coast

Italy’s Amalfi Coast is storybook Europe. Here, historic houses and gravity-defying villas crawl down cliffs and meet cute with romantic coves and secret grottos in the sea below. It’s pure theater, and thanks to a collection of beautiful hotels, you’re welcome to play a part.

Feel-Good Story

The Pursuit of Healthiness at Six Senses

Six Senses has come a long way. What started as a single spa has evolved into an empire of luxury hotels and resorts in awe-inspiring locations around the world. Theirs is a story of wonder, wellness, and the occasional shaman.

Emerald Isle

The Greatness and Greenery of Hotels in Bali

The first thing you notice about hotels in Bali is the impressive architecture and the spectacular settings. The second thing you notice is all the green.

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Inland Empire

California Hotels That Aren’t on the Coast

California is renown for its coastline, perhaps the most iconic in the world. Yet from Palm Springs to the Napa Valley, the state is blessed with inland travel destinations that rival its famous communion with the Pacific. The hotel offerings are no different.

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Inherit the Wind

Capturing the Desert Breeze at Aire de Bardenas

The badlands of the Bardenas Reales are that rarest of Spanish wonders: one that’s relatively undiscovered. Here, an ancient wind sweeps through desert canyons and blows against a modern hotel — a design masterpiece that’s drawing more attention to this isolated region.

How to Travel

Where to Begin When You Travel Again

This is a simple guide to help answer a complicated question: “I think I want to travel. Where do I start?”

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Midnight Love

Spoor62 Welcomes You to a Restored Railway

In the shadow of a former train station that peaked in the Roaring Twenties, in a region made famous by Marvin Gaye, hotel Spoor 62 gives guests a loving look into a historic railway line that connected Paris to the Belgian coast.

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Living History

A Ryokan Renews the Lost Charm of the Past

The oldest hotel in the world is a ryokan. These traditional Japanese inns date back to medieval times and weary samurai travelers. Some ryokans have turned an eye toward the future. Others, like Nishimuraya Honkan, have not.

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The Odyssey

An Epic Journey to the Greek Islands

Just as the sirens of Greek mythology lured sailors toward their rocky shores, the hotels of the Greek islands attract travelers to their luxurious cliffside accommodations. The latter scenario is far more hospitable, but no less epic.

Sextantio

The Tale of a Town That Became a Hotel

Santo Stefano di Sessanio was destined to become a ghost town. Instead, it became a hotel. And not just any hotel, but Sextantio, a “distributed hotel” that’s spread throughout the ancient Italian village.

Man Alive

New Life for Michelin’s History With Hotels

Michelin was the world’s first hotel curator. Now, more than 100 years later, Tablet is taking over and writing a new chapter in the tire company’s long history of hospitality expertise. Plus, a list of Tablet hotels that were featured in some of the earliest Michelin Guides.

Go Big

A Timely Guide to Booking an Entire Hotel

In an era where tight circles have become exclusive pods and exclusive pods have become entire social lives, buying out an entire hotel is no longer the sole purview of the wedding party or the corporate retreat.

My Austin

Two Decades of Transformation in Texas

From real-estate prices to homelessness and overcrowding, Austin is a city in transformation. Historian, journalist, and long-time resident S.C. Gwynne describes the change as he’s seen it during the past 20+ years.

Tourists Welcome

Big Things Are Happening in the Berkshires

North Adams, Massachusetts was an industrial town. Then it became a museum town. With the recent opening of Tourists, it can now call itself a cutting-edge boutique hotel town.

Executive Decision

Our CEO Selects Her Top Hotels for 2021

On January 1, Lucy Lieberman took over as the CEO of Tablet. She wanted to take a moment to introduce herself via the thing we care about most: hotels. Here are a dozen new Tablet hotels that she’s most excited about for the coming year.

Cousteau

A Luxury Resort and Legacy of Conservation

Fiji is known for palm trees, warm crystal blue seas, coral reefs, and soft sandy beaches. It’s also known for the Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort, a luxury island experience and meticulous model of sustainability created by the son of legendary undersea explorer Jacques.

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Arrival Date: 2021

New Destinations You Should Visit This Year

When a location gets its first Tablet hotel, it’s a good bet that something important is happening there — that a destination has been born. So when it came time to give our picks for where you should travel in 2021, it was only natural that new Tablet hotels drove our selection.

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Bright Future

Our 20 Favorite New Hotels of 2020

Tablet doesn’t play favorites with the hotels on our site. But the writers of the Agenda have a little something called “editorial independence.” Here, as a signal to brighter days ahead for travel, are our favorite new hotels added to the Tablet selection in the past year.

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