12/20/2013 02:41 pm ET Updated Feb 19, 2014

9 Festive Hotels for Holiday Stays (PHOTOS)

Many people will spend the holidays at home or visiting family, but for some, it has become tradition to spend the time on vacation. Just because you're staying in a hotel doesn't mean you'll miss out on holiday cheer; in fact, these amazing holiday hotels around the globe go above and beyond to spread the holiday spirit. Think: welcome mugs of hot chocolate, elaborate Christmas decorations, visits from Santa, carol singing, and more. Feeling Christmas-y yet?

- Kelsey Blodget,

9 festive hotels for holiday stays (PHOTOS)