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Amenities

Here Are Several Common Airbnb Problems No One Checks for Before Booking

Map Happy | Posted 12.21.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

It's really easy to glance at the rating, scroll through the pictures, check the price and check out. If I was booking a hotel, I'd never have to think twice: I expect all my hotel comforts to be sitting and waiting there for me. But unfortunately, hotel comforts aren't standard in residential buildings.

Austin's Swankiest Hotels (and Their Best Amenities)

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 12.16.2015 | Travel
Deborah Stachelski

W Austin Having just celebrated its fifth birthday in Austin, it comes as no surprise that the W Hotel has its own category in the hotel world....

As Luxury Real Estate Grows, Its Classification Blurs

Toni Haber | Posted 05.04.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Luxury -- defined by Miriam-Webster as both "a condition of great comfort, ease, and wealth" and "something that is not usually or always available." While New York City is without a doubt experiencing a wave of luxury real estate boasting affluence and amenity, the breadth of properties defined by this category lingers as a paradox.

Residential Developers Give Buyers All

Toni Haber | Posted 04.22.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

With so many factors going into a purchase decision, the list of non-negotiables is suddenly not so set in stone, putting the buyer and broker to the test.

Developers Stepping Up With Unprecedented Originality

Toni Haber | Posted 02.02.2015 | New York
Toni Haber

Just when ultra-luxury amenities seem to have reached their peak, developers strive a bit higher. Perhaps the most original feature of newly developed condos is the expansion of the traditional use of floor-to-ceiling windows.

5 College Amenities So Insane You'll Want to Go Back to School

Thrillist | Posted 11.12.2014 | College
Thrillist

College admissions are competitive. Not only are students willing to shiv their best friend if it helps get them on the wait-list at Duke, but colleges have entered a no-holds-barred amenities arms race in an insane attempt to lure the best and brightest to campus.

Get Fit In These Top Metros For Apartment Fitness Amenities

Courtney Craig | Posted 08.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Craig

So where will you find the most apartments with basketball courts, fitness centers, etc.? Here's how the Apartment Guide data shakes out.

The Expenses We Didn't See Coming

Karin Kasdin | Posted 08.23.2013 | Fifty
Karin Kasdin

Perhaps our entertainment moguls might want to reconsider the real cost of excluding a large portion of our population from 90 minutes of escape from reality.

PHOTOS: 7 Cruises That Help You Stay Fit At Sea

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.04.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Enjoy your vacation without taking home extra pounds as a souvenir.

PHOTOS: The Best Hipster Hotel Amenities

Oyster | Posted 04.22.2012 | Travel
Oyster

put down your second-hand paperback, throw on your favorite vinyl record and take a look at some of our favorite "hipster-style" amenities.

PHOTOS: What's Inside First-Class Amenity Kits?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.19.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

One of the best parts about flying in the front of the plane is that the airlines dole out amenity kits packed with all those little things that make long-haul flights more comfortable

Time to Listen to People Who Fly for a Living -- And I'm Not Talking About The Pilots

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

Once upon a time if you had some money to spare you could get on an airplane and get service -- be left alone to nap or watch movies or ponder your next move. Every one of those days is over.