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PHOTOS: Hotels With Celeb Chef Room Service

Oyster | Posted 03.04.2013 | Travel

The hotels with the most bragging rights are going a step above by not only offering a gourmet experience in the dining room but one delivered to your door as well.

San Francisco's Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Oyster | Posted 02.20.2013 | Travel

San Francisco's restaurants are known for melding Californian cuisine with a broad spectrum of global culinary influences. And this trick has certainly paid off: The city's diverse offerings have earned their fair share of celestial acclaim.

A Hawaii Hotel For Every Traveler

Oyster | Posted 02.20.2013 | Travel

Whether you're on a budget or you're looking for luxury, Oyster has found just the spot to stay for almost every kind of traveler -- and has the perfect Hawaii hotel for you.

6 Things to Do in New York This Holiday Season

Oyster | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

Tons of visitors descend upon New York City during the holidays, and for good reason. After all, few places boast such a cheery holiday spirit with beautiful window displays, Christmas lights galore and holiday pop-up shops on every corner.

Hotel Bel-Air Is Restored And Reopened

Dane Steele Green | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

You can't have a hotel in L.A. and not somehow turn to the silver screen for inspiration, and this place does it in spades, but in such a way as to not look forced or faked.

PHOTOS: Best Hotels In Silicon Valley

Oyster | Posted 02.10.2013 | Travel

Silicon Valley is a major business hub and, as such, most hotels in the area cater to those traveling for work with well-equipped gyms, up-to-date business centers and comfortable rooms.

PHOTOS: America's 15 Most Luxurious Hotels

Oyster | Posted 12.07.2012 | Travel

The time and money for this kind of trip can be tricky to come by, but it's always good to be ready in case the opportunity arises.

PHOTOS: The World's Most Interesting Hotels

Oyster | Posted 12.05.2012 | Travel

These properties may be graceful or strange, eccentric or singular, but not one of them is just one thing. Each has a lot to recommend it and a great deal to offer its sometimes confused clientele.

PHOTOS: The Horrifying Happiness Of Hotel Ads

Oyster | Posted 02.02.2013 | Travel

Hotel websites go a little too far and market their properties by showing "guests" in such an absolutely euphoric state that they seem to be taking recreational drugs by the handfull.

PHOTOS: 11 Charming Hotel Wedding Chapels

Oyster | Posted 01.30.2013 | Weddings

When it comes to destination weddings, the options can seem endless and exhausting.

PHOTOS: 11 Reasons To Love Hotels

Oyster | Posted 01.27.2013 | Travel

Hotel life gives us plenty to be thankful for even if we weren't supposed to steal those robes.

PHOTOS: Secrets Of A Hotel Tea Master

Oyster | Posted 01.26.2013 | Travel

Tea experts, also known as tea masters or sommeliers, are growing in demand at luxury hotels around the globe. Brewing a perfect cuppa isn't as simple as Lipton would have you believe, and that's where experts such as Robert Rex-Waller step in.

PHOTOS: 6 Spas For Pre-Holiday De-Stressing

Oyster | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel

Check out a few of our favorite stateside spas for holiday de-stressing -- and then buckle-up for your in-laws' visit!

PHOTOS: Jaw-Dropping Hotel Gym Views

Oyster | Posted 11.18.2012 | Travel

Some hotels go above and beyond to provide an appealing space for travelers to work out, with large windows overlooking the city, the mountains, even the beach!

PHOTOS: Best Kid-Friendly Hotel Features In Orlando

Oyster | Posted 01.17.2013 | Travel

Come explore the best kid-friendly hotel features in Orlando.

PHOTOS: Celebrity-Approved Hotels

Oyster | Posted 01.12.2013 | Travel

Discover stars' not-too-shabby digs!

PHOTOS: Ski Resorts For Couples

Oyster | Posted 01.09.2013 | Travel

Skiing spots across North America have begun to focus more and more on charming features designed to help inspire some romance. Here are some of our favorites.

PHOTOS: Presidential Hotel History

Oyster | Posted 01.06.2013 | Travel

Given how much time presidents spend on the road, it's no surprise how many noteworthy events -- famous and infamous both -- have taken place at hotels.

PHOTOS: Decoding IHG's Points Program

Oyster | Posted 01.06.2013 | Travel

The IHG Priority Club Rewards is the world's largest loyalty program and covers all of the brand's nearly 4,500 hotels worldwide. Here's what you need to know.

PHOTOS: 5 Awesome Spots For A Corporate Retreat

Oyster | Posted 01.04.2013 | Travel

At, we've covered some resorts that provide truly awesome settings for company getaways. The daily schedule may still be in your boss's hands, but at least the resorts will make the probability of being able to squeeze in some fun much higher.

PHOTOS: The Best Hotel Coffee Bars Across The U.S.

Oyster | Posted 12.29.2012 | Travel

We've found five of the best hotel coffee bars across the states so you can get that jolt you need without having to leave your hotel.

City Confidential: Discovering Detroit

Posted 10.28.2012 | Black Voices

Whatever you thought you knew about the Motor City, think again. America’s comeback city has plenty more to offer folks than just good ol’ Ame...

PHOTOS: New York City's Smallest Hotel Rooms

Oyster | Posted 12.25.2012 | Travel

Ah, New York. There's really no place like it. It's one of the only cities in the world where you can pay hundreds of dollars for a hotel room smaller than your office cubicle.

PHOTOS: Hotel Halloween Parties!

Oyster | Posted 12.24.2012 | Travel

With tons of space and on-site party planners, hotels often host some of the most devilish (in a good way!) Halloween parties around.

PHOTOS: Bar Hopping Like A Politician In D.C.

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 12.23.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Whether you're voting for Obama or Romney, these are the Washington, D.C., hot spots where you can drink like a politician -- and maybe even spot a few in action.