Tag: Design

Never Boring

Our CEO Selects Her Top Hotels to Start 2023

In her annual dispatch, Tablet CEO Lucy Lieberman talks about the remorse of removing hotels from our selection, and shares the newly added hotels she’s most excited about to start the year.

Award Tour

The Best New Hotel Designs of 2022

We’ve sifted through every hotel added to the Tablet selection in 2022. These are our picks for the year’s most exciting designs.

Baroque on the Water

The Canal House Hotels of Amsterdam

The story of Amsterdam’s canal houses is intertwined with the story of how the city became an economic powerhouse and a bastion of liberalism.

The Exhibitionist

Villa La Coste Reveals One Man’s Passion for Art

A lot of people love art. Few people love it, or can afford to love it, as much as Patrick McKillen, who turned an old French vineyard into a striking hotel with a collection of art and architecture to rival the world’s best.

Art of More

Extravagance Gets a Poetic Reprieve in China

It’s no surprise that China’s top hotels have perfected the art of extravagance. These hotels go a step further, pairing luxury with creative passion and a distinctly local point of view.

Serenity Now

The Reinvention of the Ryokan

Thirteen hundred years after the first ryokan opened, the formula for these Japanese country inns remains as appealing as ever, and plenty ripe for reinventing. Not that it needs any.