Coming Back Around

Our Favorite Restorations and Rejuvenations From 2023

As we get ready for the future, let’s take one more look back at the past. These hotels were new to our selection in 2023, but make their home in old buildings that have been lovingly updated.

Fun Size

The Smallest New Boutique Hotels of 2023

Small and New. Two of our absolute favorite things collide in this list with twelve of the tiniest hotels added to our selection in 2023.

100 Percent

The Best New Hotel Designs of 2023

Our editorial team selects their favorite designs from hotels that joined the Tablet selection in 2023.

Get Medieval

Dramatic Hotels From Out of the Dark Ages

Long was the way and hard that out of the Dark Ages led to this suspenseful collection of hotels in carefully preserved medieval-era buildings. They’re not haunted, but they might as well be.

Full Bodied

Sixteen Essential Winery Hotels in Europe

There’s no doubt which countries are the “Big Three” of European wine production. When it comes to winery hotels, however, a new challenger is looking to join the party.

The Spy Who Came in From the Cold

Hostels Have a Stylish New Identity

The hostel reached surprising levels of sophistication in Japan, before returning back to Europe and the U.S. with a stylish new identity that’s infiltrated our hotel selection.