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Pantai Inn Offers Guests an Enchanting, Balinese-Inspired Oceanside Escape

Sep 19, 2017  |   Contributor: Merilee Kern

With a boast-worthy motto like “America’s Finest City,” you can bet the San Diego region is replete with premium hospitality options proffering top-tier tourism. As the 8th largest city in the United States, San Diego boasts much diversity relative to terrain, climate and more.

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Aspen's The Little Nell Gets A Makeover In Time For Winter

Sep 18, 2017  |   Contributor: Carin von Berg

When the crowds begin to thin out thanks to the end of the winter/spring ski season, many high-end properties take this opportunity to renovate select areas. The Little Nell, Aspen's only ski-in/ski-out, Forbes Five Star, AAA Five-Diamond boutique property, commissioned the New York-based luxury design firm Champalimaud Design, LLC to refresh 52 guest rooms, 26 premium guest rooms, eight junior suites and all guest floor corridors in an "Authentic Aspen" motif. 

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Sleek Style In Siem Reap: Inside The Shinta Mani Angkor

Sep 13, 2017  |   Contributor: Selene Nelson

The Shinta Mani Angkor is a small and sophisticated 39-room boutique hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Thanks to its proximity to Angkor Wat, Siem Reap is Cambodia’s number one tourist destination, and the Shinta Mani Angkor is the ideal base for the discerning, style-seeking traveler.

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Latitude 13 Boutique Luxury Hotel in Malawi Expands With All-New Suites

Jul 4, 2017  |   Contributor: Eric Rosen

Most travelers to Africa tend to focus on well-trod destinations like Cape Town or Zanzibar. However, some of the continent’s most exciting travel developments are happening in its lesser-known cities, where homegrown hotel brands like the boutique mini-chain, Latitude Hotels, are taking root.

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Hong Kong's Artsy, Jewel Box Boutique Hotel

Apr 25, 2017  |   Contributor: Kavita Daswani

It was a telling sign that the concierge at the J Plus Hotel by YOO in Hong Kong offered to wait outside its doors to wave us down so we wouldn't miss it (which we did anyway, three times.)

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Chic, But Quaint: Paris' New Le Narcisse Blanc Boutique Hotel

Apr 12, 2017  |   Contributor: Cheryl Slater

Located in the swanky 7th arrondissement, the five star Le Narcisse Blanc is a new luxury boutique spa hotel in Paris.

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Finding Sanctuary Just a Half Block from Times Square

Mar 8, 2017  |   Contributor: Steve Mirsky

Take a right from Times Square's Father Duffy Square, down West 47th Street and you will find a four-star boutique hotel rising nine stories above the surrounding chaos.

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Step Inside Paris' Chic Le Cinq Codet Hotel

Dec 21, 2016  |   Contributor: Carin von Berg

For the discerning traveler who prefers a more intimate and customized experience, a luxury, boutique hotel is the way to go. Vying for a clientele with an unlimited budget, boutique hotels attract savvy guests by focusing on style, design, lighting, technology, music and personalized experiences. What began as a niche market in the 1980s, the boutique concept is now a global phenomenon that appeals to Millennials and Empty-Nesters alike. According to a recent boutique and lifestyle report conducted by Hotel Analyst, a growth in demand for boutique rooms is expected to exceed that of traditional hotel rooms by the end of 2017.

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The New Luxury V Palm Springs Resort

Sep 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Jill Weinlein

You’d probably never guess that the new luxury boutique hotel V Palm Springs was once a budget Travelodge when you walk into its lobby. Purchased by Los Angeles celebrity criminal attorneys, the property saw a $15 million dollar makeover and was transformed into a 21st-century retreat. Because competition is fierce right now in city—an eclectic array of small boutique hotels sit along Palm Canyon Drive—the hotel needed to standout from day one.

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5 Prisons Turned Luxury Hotels

Feb 1, 2013  |   Contributor: Tara Imperatore  |  3 Comments

Where you were once only allowed one phone call, a bologna sandwich and a rock hard bunk bed, you’re now pampered with concierge service, decadent dishes, and the coziest of accommodations. Gone are the dark days of detaining criminals, as today these former prisons are hosting travelers from around the world in their new life as luxury hotels. Some may downplay their past, while others proudly show off their rich history, but all are still looking for ways to keep their guests from escaping.

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Headed to The Big Game? Hotel Vitale is at the Epicenter of “Super Bowl City”

Jan 25, 2016  |   Contributor: Katherine Bond

San Francisco is about to take the national stage when The City by the Bay plays host to Super Bowl 50 on February 7, 2016. And one thing’s for sure, the NFL didn’t risk its half-century showcase on a dull destination. Anthony Bourdain, the unabashed chef and TV personality recently noted, "Anyone who doesn't have a great time in San Francisco is pretty much dead to me." 

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Sri Lanka's Newest Boutique Hotel Exudes Serenity Within 6 Intimate & Chic Suites

Jan 7, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Sri Lanka is a place of serenity, beautiful landscapes and is still somewhat of an undiscovered destination. This Southeast Asian country is home to endless beaches, lush tropical forests, unique flora and fauna, endless amounts of elephants, Buddhist temples and plenty of delicious fare. Its skies are deep blue and its waters emerald green; it a place where you go to find peace.

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7 Hotels Offering Detox & Wellness Packages to Kickstart Your New Year's Fitness Resolutions

Dec 18, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

The holidays can be rough on our bodies. Nevermind the stress of shopping in crowded malls, getting together with in-laws or heading to endless Christmas parties. The real reason we dread the season is because we know it means lots of unhealthy eating. Don’t get us wrong, we love a good sweet treat as much as the next guy. 

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AC Hotel Nice Offers the Charm of a Boutique Retreat & the Amenities of a Big Brand Property

Dec 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Sean Hillen

A bronze statue of a goddess encased in granite along the length of the façade is the first thing that grabs your attention upon approaching the Marriott’s AC Hotel Nice. The stunning 85-foot tall sculpture is the work of an artist best known as Sosno, and is an impressive introduction to this four-star hotel. Built in 1987 as the Elysée Palace, it was taken over by the Marriott group two years ago.

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From Elegant Resorts to Tableside Tortilla Soup & Recording Studios Within Hotels, This is the New Los Cabos

Dec 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Knowing that last year’s Hurricane Odile did its best to crush the seaside tourist hotspot, I didn’t quite know what to expect on my very first trip to Cabo San Lucas. It turns out that aside for some residual hotel renovations, the city has almost completely recovered from the weather disaster. It became pretty obvious within my first day there that locals and business owners are still trying to get the word out that Cabo is bigger and better than ever, with fun desert adventures to be had and gourmet food to be devoured. 

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