Design

Stagecraft

The Inherent Drama of the Desert Hotel

It’s ironic, isn’t it? Deserts are synonymous with emptiness, isolation, hostility. Yet some of the world’s most beautiful, most desirable hotels overlook its barren landscapes. There’s an inherent drama to all that nothingness.

Road Warriors

Restored Motels Have Proven Their Resilience

They seemed like a novelty in the nineties, but refurbished motels have gone from kitsch to cutting-edge, and they play a key role in the future of hospitality. Enjoy this collection of some of our favorites in America.

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Home on the Range

A Wide Array of Amazing Ranch Hotels

There’s a whole range of ranch hotels out there. From those with real, live cattle drives to those with little need for more than a prairie and some single-story structures. And that’s exactly how the people want it.

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In the Treetops

Treehouse Hotels That Won’t Kill You

If you had a treehouse as a kid, you know how special it was — how great it felt to have a place of your own, perched high up and away from the colorless concerns of real life. It was your little world to build and customize and manipulate and modify. It’s a wonder you survived.

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Pitched Perfect

15 Tent Hotels for Camping in Style (Glamping)

Glamping is a controversial word. For reasons we’ll get to shortly, it provokes strong reactions that range from happiness to hostility. Call these tent hotels and luxury camps whatever term you’d like — they’re all supremely stylish, and they offer guests a smoother way to rough it.

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Everybody Wants Some

The Universal Appeal of the Surf Hotel

If there’s one thing nearly everyone agrees on, it’s that surfing is cool. And while you may never attain the skills of Kelly Slater or Stephanie Gilmore, you can at least stay in a hotel that makes you feel like you could.

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