Lists

Automatic for the People

Southern Hospitality (and Songs by R.E.M.)

For our hotels that sit south of the Mason-Dixon line, “Southern Hospitality” isn’t a cliche, it’s a fundamental expectation (like having a bit of heat in your fried chicken). We’ve decided to spice things up a bit ourselves by pairing some great Southern hotels with songs from a great Southern band.

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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.

The Future Is Written

Our Staff Imagines the Hotels of Tomorrow

Here at Tablet, we’ve seen just about everything that the hotel industry has to offer — and we also know what it hasn’t thought to try yet. That’s why we asked our staff to imagine the hotels they hope to see in the future.

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The People Have Spoken

The Highest-Rated Hotels of 2018

We take a look back at the best-reviewed Tablet hotels of the past year — which would place them high in the running for best hotels in the world.

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Azulik Resort Tulum, Mexico

Spice of Life

12 Different Kinds of Caribbean Vacation

There’s a certain sameness to many travelers’ vision of a Caribbean vacation: sun, sand, rinse, repeat. But there’s a surprising amount of variety available throughout the region, especially when it comes to hotel experiences.

Sheer Terra

13 Hotels in Precarious Positions

Forget haunted hotels, you’ve seen that list a million times. This Halloween, we’re focusing on hotels in scarily precarious locations that are not for the faint of heart.

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Under the Influence

Why Hotels Continue to Love Modernism

Hotel design has been heavily influenced by Modernism for a couple of decades now, outlasting other trends along the way. It’s easy to see why.

Infinity and Beyond

Hotel Pools with Awe-Inspiring Views

At many hotels in spectacular locations, the pools are positioned to provide the best possible views of the surrounding scenery. They’re often the star attraction of the property, and as we confirmed recently, Tablet users can’t get enough of them.

Road to Excess

The Pure Opulence of Palace Hotels

William Blake wrote that “The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.” Conversely, there are few better ways to achieve excess — the good, healthy kind — than through the incredible opulence of a palace hotel.

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Houses of the Holy

14 Hotels Made From Old Monasteries

Sometimes you need a little rest and reflection. Sometimes you need a little spirited self-indulgence. These monastery hotels are for when you need quite a bit of both.