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Boutique Hotels

This Hotel Of Tiny Houses Is Complete Teensy Perfection

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.26.2016 | Travel

When it comes to hotel rooms, bigger does not always mean better. Hence the new Tiny Digs Hotel in Portland, Oregon, an establishment made for those w...

West Elm Is Launching Its Own Collection Of Hotels

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 09.26.2016 | Travel

West Elm is getting into the hotel game. The contemporary furniture retailer announced the launch of “West Elm HOTELS” this week. And you know Wes...

Airbnb Is Great, But It's Being Challenged in One Key Area

Quora | Posted 08.01.2016 | Business

What aspects of the hotel industry can Airbnb not compete with? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling question...

The Most Adorable Farm Stay Inns in America | Posted 06.03.2016 | Travel

By Michelle Rittler for Fall asleep under a sky full of stars and wake up to a table full of healthy farm-fresh fare. Roam vibran...

8 Fairy-Tale Cottages to Stay in This Summer | Posted 05.25.2016 | Travel

By Laura Kiniry for Cottage B&Bs invite travelers to escape to a comforting--yet profoundly charming--home-away-from-home. These...

Kauai Island, Hawaii

David Code | Posted 05.13.2016 | Travel
David Code

My greatest moment of trepidation was when I strapped on my tank and flippers, placed the air regulator in my mouth, and stepped off the edge of the b...

10 Top New and Renewed Boutique Hotels in Northeast US

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 04.18.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Most hotels, if around long enough, go stale after awhile. New, they attract a certain type of traveler and when that type of traveler ages, so does t...

Retreat to the Beach in Style: A Chic Little Gem on Mexico's Riviera Maya

Ronda Carman | Posted 04.13.2016 | Travel
Ronda Carman

Looking to escape the ordinary experience of an all-inclusive chain hotel? Look no further than Hotel Esencia. Roughly forty miles south of Cancun, an...

1 Day in Philly? Here's Your Game Plan

Shoptiques | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel

Philadelphia is not just a destination for American history buffs, cheesesteak enthusiasts, and would-be Rocky Balboas taking a run at the Museum of A...

Miami: Sleeping, Dining and Playing Around

Dwight Brown | Posted 01.07.2016 | Travel
Dwight Brown

All it takes is one arctic blast of cold winter air to make travelers dream of warm weather. If your thoughts are turning to Miami, Florida, you're no...

You Won't Want to Bring Your Kids to These 12 Destinations

Oyster | Posted 11.16.2015 | Travel

Whether you're looking to have a romantic getaway with your significant other, or simply cut travel expenses (and annoyances? maybe we're going too far...), there are plenty of destinations best suited for couples.

These Adorable Animal Innkeepers Will Melt Your Heart | Posted 10.22.2015 | Travel

Whether it's a whiskered face greeting you at the door or an old dog sleeping by your feet on an airy sunporch, innkeeper animals offer travelers a special kind of domestic happiness.

You'll Cry When You Leave: Five Hotels Where You're Not Just a Room Number

Natalie Compagno | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel
Natalie Compagno

(photos courtesy of An old but sturdy seaplane awaits to bounce me over the Pacific Ocean and then ease up into flight over seemingly...

How to Choose the Perfect London Hotel

George Hobica | Posted 09.03.2016 | Travel
George Hobica

Over the past 40 years or so, I've stayed in over 100 London hotels, from grotty bed-and-breakfasts near Paddington Station to the Savoy and Claridge's, and I've never seen a city with so much variety. New York City doesn't even come close.

Lumeria Maui: An Unforgettable Portal in the Pacific

Greg Archer | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel
Greg Archer

Maui. Sunshine. Adventure. What's not to like? After all, the beaches and sites on the Hawaiian Islands' next-to-youngest entity (The Big Island) are a plenty that many writers have been spotlighting them in books and magazines for quite some time.

5 Chic, Under-The-Radar Hotels You'll Want To Live In Forever

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.17.2015 | Travel

There are hotels that look like hotels -- rooms with bland Costco art, curtains that weigh as much as the bed, a minibar with a $7 bag of nuts -- and ...

The 10 Best New Boutique Hotels

Oyster | Posted 06.14.2015 | Travel

Who doesn't love something shiny and new?! We're constantly on the lookout for hot new hotel properties, and we've noticed a recent trend: boutiques are in.

Little Hotel, Big View: 7 Boutiques in St. Thomas With Stunning Vistas

Oyster | Posted 06.02.2015 | Travel

These spots may seem small and basic upon arrival, but many offer absolutely breathtaking, bird's eye views of the islands and ocean from pools, porches, rooms, restaurants and surrounding grounds. Here are our seven favorites.

Caught a Chill? Five Luxuriously Warm Winter Getaways

Duane Wells | Posted 02.16.2015 | Travel
Duane Wells

Though the dog days of winter may well be almost fully upon us, a slew of new properties and hotels in veritable hotspots around the globe have either recently debuted or will soon be opening to help chase away the winter blues. Here are but five of the more luxurious options set to heat up winter 2014-15:

Are Those TripAdvisor Reviews Reliable?

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 01.25.2015 | Travel
Janice S. Lintz

Some reviewers feel entitled and use the reviews to extract or obtain freebies from the hotels. Commenters who have a low number of reviews or a pattern of posting numerous harsh or auspicious reviews are dubious.

This Pantone Hotel Has All Of The Colors

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.18.2014 | Arts

The average hotel experience consists of Berber carpets, a kitschy abstract painting meant to evoke calm vibes, bedsheets that hopefully aren't too di...

The Top 10 Hotel Libraries in the World

Oyster | Posted 12.22.2014 | Travel

We've seen many hotels that offer a small shelf of loaner books, but these hotels went above and beyond in creating a literary oasis for their guests.

These Hotel Guests Fly More Than You

Stash Hotel Rewards | Posted 12.09.2014 | Travel
Stash Hotel Rewards

"This hotel has bees!" might be a headline you'd expect to see on a horrific TripAdvisor review. Today, some hotels are boasting about their bee population as both an environmental practice and an unexpected amenity. (Put the Benadryl down, these bees live far from guests!)

4 New Hotels That Mix Art and Luxury

La Carmina | Posted 10.29.2014 | Travel
La Carmina

I recently stayed in four hotels -- in New York, Taipei and Hong Kong -- filled with memorable pieces by modern artists. These ranged from rickshaws in the lobby, to Little Prince quotes by the elevators, to abstract cocoons next to the bathtub.

Luxe or Budget: How a Great Boutique Hotel Improves Your Vacation

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

I recently spent a few days in Paris, at the height of the summer. It was beastly hot, and the downside of Paris being voted the #1 tourist destination is, well... tourists - an overcrowded, cacophonic abundance of them. Yet I had a fairly blissful trip.