Destination Hotels

Revival Meeting

Historic Architecture Comes Alive in California

More than any other state in the union, California is where you’ll find the most hotels that demonstrate the most remarkable range of design styles. Where this really stands out isn’t with newer builds, but with older structures, particularly those erected in the first half of the twentieth century. Come and behold.

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Warm Embrace

The Ski Hotels of the French Alps

You needn’t have ever stayed in a ski hotel to understand why they tend toward interiors that are cozy, warm, and intimate. It’s like a womb welcoming you back after a long day in the cold white snow and blinding sunshine, and nowhere is it accomplished to a more satisfying degree than in the French Alps.

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True Norse

Sixteen Seriously Interesting Nordic Hotels

When we describe a hotel as being interesting, we mean it as the ultimate compliment. The most interesting hotels of the Nordic countries are exactly what you’d expect: monumental meetings of inside and out, influenced by the types of design the region is famous for.

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New Wave

Africa’s Seaside Hotels are Making a Splash

There’s a boutique wave washing ashore on the African hotel scene. High-design hotels are bubbling up throughout the continent in destinations both traditional and trending. We can’t show them all, but we can show the ones with water views.

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Catalonia Wine Mixer

Spain's Unique Blend of Vineyard Hotels

Spain is the #3 wine producer in the world, right behind Italy and France, miles ahead of everyone else. While that made it a top contender for this list, it was the bold mix of design styles at the country’s vineyard hotels that truly sealed the deal.

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Agriturismo!

The Farmhouse Hotels of Southern Italy

Agricultural tourism is fast becoming a major travel trend in Italy. Aiding in the appeal is the masseria, a type of farmhouse hotel found mostly in the country’s southern region of Puglia.

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