5 – Park Hyatt New York, New York City (NY)
Starting at USD 725+ per night
This hotel houses 210 spacious rooms and suites, an Asian-inspired Spa Nalai, and a panoramic indoor swimming pool on the first 25 floors of one of Manhattan’s most expensive towers. Being located just south of Central Park and close to Carnegie Hall – in the heart of Midtown – it is only natural that the property includes amazing art: about 300 contemporary works of art curated in a partnership with nearby MoMA.
4 – The Sanctuary Hotel, Kiawah Island (SC)
Starting at USD 510+ per night
The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island, a grand resort resembling an old Southern estate, offers a spectacular beachfront setting, fine dining and first-class spa. Kiawah is an acclaimed golf destination and a nature-oriented community minutes from charming Charleston boasting 5 championship golf courses, 24 tennis courts, and 6 pools. Guests appreciate the warm southern hospitality, Plantation colonial décor and unobstructed Atlantic Ocean views from almost all 255 rooms.
3 – The Peninsula Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles (CA)
Starting at USD 595+ per night
The Peninsula Beverly Hills offers 140 rooms, 38 suites and 17 uber-private villas, nestled among lush tropical gardens in the heart of Beverly Hills. The Roof Garden is a favorite among Hollywood’s finest and serves as the perfect retreat after a day shopping on the nearby Rodeo Drive, or after meetings at Century City. And whatever the room you book, The Peninsula Beverly Hills will check you in and out at your preferred time.
2 – Auberge du Soleil, Napa Valley (CA)
Starting at USD 725+ per night
Auberge du Soleil is an elegant Napa Valley boutique hotel nestled in a 33-acre sunlit olive grove and offering dramatic views of the wine country. The Mediterranean-styled property is famous for its Michelin-starred restaurant, chic rooms and perfect service. Decades after it opened, Auberge du Soleil continues to be a timeless destination where guests return time and again for its natural beauty, tranquility and unmistakable romance.
1 – The St. Regis New York, New York City (NY)
Starting at USD 875+ per night
Founded more than a century ago, The St. Regis New York is located on prestigious Fifth Avenue, in the heart of midtown Manhattan and just a few blocks away from Central Park. At the forefront of design, the hotel features bespoke designer suites imagined in partnership with luxury brands: Dior, Tiffany, and Bentley. Relax with afternoon tea, unwind at the state-of-the-art St. Regis Athletic Club or marvel at top-shelf bartenders at King Cole Bar, the award-winning bar where the original Bloody Mary was invented.
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