Tag: Chicago

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.

City Improper

The Unexpected Side of Chicago

Chicago’s famous attractions are as iconic as the Midwestern reputation for niceness. But things are not always what they seem. With help from Atlas Obscura, we’re exposing a lesser-known side of the city — and its residents.

2018 Best Hotel Awards - North America

2018 Tablet Hotel Awards — North America

The Best Hotels in North America

If there’s one thing to understand about Tablet, it’s that our greatest joy in life is handing out well-deserved recognition to the world’s most unforgettable hotels.

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Zoku Boutique Hotel Amsterdam

High Praise

The Top-Rated Boutique Hotels of 2017

Tablet users are known for being sophisticated and discerning hotel guests. So when they say these are the best boutique hotels of 2017, there’s no higher praise.

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Awasi Patagonia Torres del Paine, Chile

Hard Truths

What Your Dream Hotel Says About You

The hotel you choose for your dream getaway reveals a lot about the kind of person you are. Find your dream hotel — and find out what it says about you.

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Changing of the Guard

12 Brands That Rejuvenated Hotel Design

In the years since we launched Tablet the hospitality landscape has continued to evolve. Here’s a look at the hotel brands that changed the game, and the hotels with which they did it.

Andaz Tokyo - boutique hotel spa

City Sanctuary

Urban Spas for the Business Traveler

Business travelers: you owe it to yourselves to slow the hectic pace for at least a few hours and unwind with some “me time.” And don’t just settle for a hot bath — these spas are institutions unto themselves, well worth the pleasure of a dedicated afternoon.

Chicago Athletic Association hotel Chicago

Social Engineering

The Next Big Thing in Hotel Design

If you focus only on visual style, you might miss out on the fact that the biggest change to hit the world of hotels has been a conceptual one. The best hotels these days are social spaces.

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Dear Kanye

An Open Letter to an Aspiring Hotelier

When we heard that Kanye West was talking about adding “hotelier” to his already overstuffed résumé, we thought there’d be no time like the present to arrange an interview. But even though we’re arguably the world’s experts on unique and extraordinary hotels, our calls went unreturned. Nothing personal, we understand; but in the spirit of open collaboration, we offer our advice below.

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