Hotel Spotlight

Desert Rose

The Bungalows Proves the Power of Positive Thinking

On the edge of California’s Joshua Tree National Park is a national treasure of another sort: The Bungalows, a testament to optimism and a triumph of desert modernism.

Forever Young

25hours Hotels Have an Active Imagination

25hours has expanded its hotel offerings far beyond its home base of Germany. Despite the growth, the group hasn’t forgotten the inventive, irreverent style they started with.

Good Omen

The Quoin Is a Sign That Wilmington Has Arrived

The Quoin is hardly just a boutique hotel. It’s a harbinger. When a hotel of this quality finally arrives in a place like this, it means something is happening. Now’s the perfect time to pay attention.

Unstuck in Time

Domaine des Etangs Is Everything All at Once

Is it a castle? Is it a château? Is it farmhouse? It doesn’t matter. Domaine des Etangs celebrates its history, but isn’t bound by it.

Portrait of the Artist

Castello di Reschio Is a Designer’s Masterwork

Castello di Reschio will never be mistaken for a corporate-run, Disneyfied medieval fantasyland. This 1,000-year-old castle hotel in Italy’s Umbrian hills is the real deal — it’s owned by one family, and it reflects the aesthetic vision of one man.

Way Beyond the Waves

Noah Surf House Is Surf Culture for All

An hour down the Portuguese coast from the legendary break at Nazaré, Noah Surf House is creating its own nucleus of surf culture. Except you don’t have to surf to be a part of it. But you should try at least once. But it’s okay if you don’t.