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Historic Hotel Pools

Tablet | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel

Not to knock the underwater sound systems and aquatic light shows of the pool-partying world, but for a little atmosphere, sometimes all that's needed is a good backstory.

Best Hotels for Live Music

Tablet | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel

We've rounded up a few of our favorite hotels for catching some live music, from Stockholm to the Sunset Strip.

Hotels That Redefine Camping

Tablet | Posted 08.10.2013 | Travel

Some of us dream of escaping into the outdoors, but without all the twisting of tent poles, all those roots and rocks pressing against your spine. Here we present seven hotels that take most of the rough edges off the camping experience.

Hotel In a Box

Tablet | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel

Lately we've noticed a profusion of cubes in the world of hotel design -- modern, self-contained pods set in some of planet's most otherworldly landscapes.

Hotels For Personal Space

Tablet | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel

When it's time to really get away, there's nothing quite like the intimacy of a place all your own. These one- and two-room hotels run the gamut from a rural New Zealand farmhouse to a royal Roman residence, and they all come with maximum privacy.

It's Endless Summer At These Surf Hotels

Tablet | Posted 06.01.2013 | Travel

The surf is always up somewhere. Whether it's a sandy little casita in a far-flung Mexican backwater or a high-gloss resort on the cliffs of Santa Catarina you're after, these eight surf hotels can all put you on a wave.

PHOTOS: Hotels For Some Fireside Warmth

Tablet | Posted 05.12.2013 | Travel

With winter upon us in the northern hemisphere, it's time to warm up with some of our favorite hotel hearths. Because whether you're high in the Alps or at the heart of a city, there's nothing quite like sitting by the fire.

Hotels For The Tech Geek

Tablet | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel

The arms race to wire hotel rooms with the latest, highest-tech toys means there's no shortage of options for the gadget geek, the telecommuter or even the gamer. But the best hotels go further than simply plugging in the newest electronics.

PHOTOS: Loud Hotels For Music Lovers

Tablet | Posted 11.27.2012 | Travel

Any decent hotel these days comes with an iPod connector, but for a more immersive musical experience, it's time to see a specialist.

PHOTOS: The Best Art Hotels

Tablet | Posted 11.19.2012 | Travel

Long gone are the days when a hotel could get by with a random smattering of thoughtless watercolors.

PHOTOS: The Best Hotels For Couples

Tablet | Posted 10.19.2012 | Travel

Your hotel choice can say a lot about what you think of your guy or gal. For something more inspired than a run-of-the-mill rendezvous, try one of these

PHOTOS: Stayin' On The Edge

Tablet | Posted 10.04.2012 | Travel

Everyone loves a beach hotel, but for an added bit of drama -- and a much improved view -- there's nothing like a cliffside perch.

PHOTOS: The Best Hotel Beds

Tablet | Posted 09.30.2012 | Travel

Some people book a hotel room for the view, others for the tub, but it's the intrepid traveler who knows that the single most important room amenity is the bed.

PHOTOS: World's Best Hotel Rooftops

Tablet | Posted 09.06.2012 | Travel

Whether it's the fresh air, the towering views or the refreshing libation in hand, life at the top -- the rooftop, that is -- is good.

PHOTOS: 10 Hotels With Awe-Inspiring Architecture

Tablet | Posted 08.15.2012 | Travel

Museums grab the headlines and private homes pay the bills, but for architects, hotels are a unique way to let the audience get up close and personal with the work.

Conquering The Shops Of Marrakech

Tablet | Posted 07.16.2012 | Travel

The Red City will eventually goad you towards the markets.

PHOTOS: The Grandest Of Grand Hotels

Tablet | Posted 07.08.2012 | Travel

Old fashioned doesn't have to be a pejorative. And yes, sometimes bigger is just a little bit better.

An Early Preview Of Lollapalooza 2012

Tablet | Posted 06.25.2012 | Travel

This year's Lollapalooza festival kicks off on August 3 in Chicago's Grant Park, and to get you in the mood, the team at Tablet has created a special 10-song preview of this year's lineup.

PHOTOS: The Best Hotels For Mixing And Mingling

Tablet | Posted 06.15.2012 | Travel

These hotels are social spaces, with lobbies and lounges that are made for mixing. It's easy enough to simply turn up and see who you meet, the old-fashioned way.

PHOTOS: The Best Beach Hotels With Culture

Tablet | Posted 05.28.2012 | Travel

There are times when you want more than just sand and surf.

PHOTOS: 10 Hotels For Detoxing

Tablet | Posted 05.14.2012 | Travel

Whether you're atoning for some winter overindulgence or just trying to find your inner zen, here are 10 handpicked Tablet hotels for a bit of clean living.

PHOTOS: A Trip To Mexico's Be Playa Hotel

Tablet | Posted 04.30.2012 | Travel

This week, we trail Christiane Lemieux, the globe-trotting founder of the home furnishings and decor line, DwellStudio, as she takes us south to Be Playa in Mexico's Playa del Carmen.

PHOTOS: 10 Hotels For Seclusion

Tablet | Posted 04.04.2012 | Travel

Some hotel rooms are just places to lay your head in between adventures. These ten, on the other hand, are our picks for staying in, for days and nights at a time.

Some Like It Hot

Laurent Vernhes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Laurent Vernhes

I have never understood the fixation of the mainstream travel press on "hot destinations."