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Top USA Hotels 2018

Amangani, Jackson, Wyoming, USA

Located just a short drive from Jackson Hole, Amangani is an idyllic escape in America’s historic western frontier. The hotel is a modern interpretation of the region’s rustic soul, with natural stone and wood materials, faux-fur decor accents and ambient lighting. High ceilings, large windows and balconies in every room showcase a serene mountain backdrop and views of the land’s […]

Baccarat Hotel New York, New York, USA

Bringing Parisian luxury to the heart of New York City, the Baccarat Hotel exudes French elegance only the best crystal maker in the world could deliver. The Baccarat Suite oozes contemporary glamour with herringbone floors, custom, ivory-hued furnishings and the hotel’s signature red roses in (almost) every room. Embark on the 12-day Heritage Experience and explore the 250-year history of […]

Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel), Beverly Hills, California, USA

What do Elvis Presley, Warren Beatty and Queen Elizabeth II have in common? All have stayed at the Beverly Wilshire. The hotel oozes Hollywood glamour from the second you enter the marble-adorned lobby. Steps from the Rodeo Drive stores, it’s the perfect spot for an indulgent trip, and perhaps reenacting Pretty Woman, filmed in the penthouse. There’s a world-class spa, […]

Blackberry Farm Walland, Tennessee, USA

Every detail of this intimate resort at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains is carefully thought out: Situated on 4,200 acres of rolling hills, it has an on-site creamery, bakery and charcuterie — even a beekeeper. With only 68 guest rooms, the hotel never feels too inhabited but is full of international guests who return time and time again […]

Four Seasons Hotel New York, New York, USA

In 2016, the IM Pei-designed Four Seasons Hotel New York on Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row underwent a $120m restoration; each of its 368 rooms (plus the swanky Ty Bar and The Garden restaurant) have contemporary custom furnishings with an Art Deco feel. Towering 52 stories above Manhattan’s streets, it’s the tallest hotel in New York City, and the one-bedroom Ty Warner […]

Four Seasons Resort Lanai, Lanai, Hawaii, USA

Every corner of the Four Seasons Resort Lanai is better than the last, whether you’re soaking in one of two pools surrounded by tropical plants and towering palms, or teeing off at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Manele Golf Course next to Hulopoe Bay. There’s so much to explore (much of the island is untouched by development); ATV through the island’s ironwood […]

Hotel Bel-Air Los Angeles, California, USA

A Hollywood icon since 1946, Hotel Bel-Air is an oasis in the busy, loud town. Twelve acres of landscaped gardens in the Los Angeles canyons make the property feel more like a secluded resort than a city hotel and create a sense of absolute privacy (perhaps why it is so beloved by A-listers — both Grace Kelly and Marilyn Monroe […]

Inn at Little Washington, Washington, VA, USA

This Relais & Châteaux property at the foothills of the Blue Ridge mountains is a colonial-era hotel that delivers the best of Southern hospitality and exquisite dining under one roof. Chef Patrick O’Connell earned the hotel its third Michelin star in 2018 — a first for the Washington area and a groundbreaking accomplishment (he earned the coveted three stars in […]

Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

This beautifully designed hotel offers a welcome respite from the hubbub of the famous Strip — despite being right in the middle of it. The Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas is casino-free, so it can really embrace the luxurious serenity the brand is known for. All the rooms feature Orient-inspired decor, and the downstairs lobby’s beautiful Chinese artworks are fit for […]

Mandarin Oriental, New York, New York, USA

Just a few steps from Central Park, the Mandarin Oriental, New York has sweeping views of Midtown Manhattan and the Hudson River. Its East Asia origins are apparent in every detail, from Chinese artwork and decor to the perfectly polished Asian-style service. By far the most exclusive accommodation, Suite 5000 spans 3,300 sq ft atop the hotel’s highest floors. The […]

Meadowood Napa Valley, St Helena, California, USA

The 250-acre Meadowood is an idyllic Napa Valley getaway that blends the best of wine country with spectacular cuisine. Of course, you can enjoy exceptional wine tours, daily tastings and a selection of more than 1,000 wines. Let Meadowood’s sommelier choose a wine to pair with your meal when you dine at The Restaurant at Meadowood, a three-Michelin-starred dining experience […]

Park Hyatt New York, New York, USA

Across the street from Carnegie Hall and just one block from Central Park, all 25 floors of the Park Hyatt exude contemporary glamour. Each room is oversized — and those seeking a home away from home should book the Presidential Suite, which mixes sophisticated and high design with comfort and sensibility. It was renovated June 2018 by design duo Drake/Anderson […]

Peninsula Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Bringing East Asian hospitality to the heart of the Midwest, the Peninsula Chicago sits right off the Magnificent Mile, steps away from luxury shopping and Michelin-starred dining. A $37m restoration in 2016 welcomed a redesign of the hotel’s 330 suites, including a technology upgrade with every desire accessible via iPad and bedside remotes. A dreamy neutral color palette and Asian […]

Peninsula New York, New York, USA

Housed in a landmark building dating back to 1905, the Peninsula New York is a lavish slice of the historic city. Modern furnishings and cream-colored interiors complement the Beaux-Arts and Italian Renaissance-style facade, uniting the past and present. The hotel’s prime location on Fifth Avenue provides you with close proximity to Central Park, luxury shopping (Wempe is on its ground […]

Post Ranch Inn Big Sur, California, USA

High on a mountain overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this resort has eight types of rooms, some with suspended decks facing the sea, while some are tree houses hoisted on stilts 12 ft above the ground. Each is inspired by the local flora (such as the redwood trees) and fauna, and seamlessly blends with the region’s natural splendor rather than concealing […]

The Little Nell, Aspen, Colorado, USA

The Little Nell is the only five-star ski-in, ski-out resort in town with direct access to Aspen Mountain, and the excitement of the city is just steps away. Although Aspen is relatively small, the year-round activities will satisfy any traveler. Winter lends itself to impeccable skiing (the concierge will help you map out a day of perfect trails), snowcat adventures […]

The Plaza New York, New York, USA

The Plaza is the only hotel in New York that’s a National Historic Landmark — and since its inception in 1907, it has embodied New York luxury. From the glass-ceilinged Palm Court (where The Great Gatsby’s climactic scene was set) to the lavish Rose Club (Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and Billie Holiday have performed here), every corner has a story […]

The Point Saranac Lake, New York, USA

A cozy hideaway in the Adirondacks, The Point brings your childhood dreams to life. This cabin in the woods was built over a century ago by William Avery Rockefeller, who created the 75-acre property as a summer escape for family and friends. There are 11 guestrooms spread out on the land, and each was renovated in 2017. The Boathouse is […]

The St. Regis New York, New York, USA

Staying at The St. Regis New York makes you feel like a part of its century-old history. The hotel was built in 1904 (it’s a New York landmark) and many aspects of that turn-of-the-century detail remain. Exquisite murals decorate the ceiling of the lobby, which is replete with marble, and lavish crystal chandeliers dangle from the high ceilings. The opulence […]

Twin Farms Barnard, Vermont, USA

For city dwellers seeking a quiet escape, look no further than the Southern Vermont hotel, Twin Farms. With a rustic-meets-prairie feel evoked by charming wood, stone accents and pretty, feminine decor, the property is surrounded by 300 acres of pine trees, lavender fields and small freshwater lakes (perfect for a morning of quiet fishing). People come from around the world […]