Design

It Takes All Kinds

The Year’s Most Singular Hotel Designs

As we near the halfway point of 2019, it’s a good time to look at the hotels that have gotten us the most excited so far this year. Since January, we’ve added a crop of thrilling new hotels to the Tablet selection that are especially remarkable for their diversity and range of styles.

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Rule of Three

Sydell Group Is King of Their Corner

It’s hard enough to find success with one line of boutique hotels. To be responsible for three of them, like the Sydell group, is extraordinary.

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Rural Legends

Portugal’s Cutting-Edge Countryside Hotels

Portugal is one of the world’s hottest tourist destinations, due in no small part to the number of exciting new hotels opening throughout the country.

Don’t Call It a Comeback

Art Deco Quietly Returns Again

Art Deco has been back in fashion before, most recently in the 1980s, but its latest return to visibility is quite different from its last.

National Bird

The Overwater Bungalow: At Home in Maldives

The overwater bungalow is one of the most impressive hotel species in the world. The very first were found in Tahiti in the 1960s, but the islands of the Maldives are now their dominant habitat.

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Breakout Season

The Most Exciting New Hotels of 2019

These eleven new hotels are breaking new ground with their service and design, and they’re set to break out big in the coming year.