Graced with architecture reminiscent of a Tuscan villa, Hotel Los Gatos is easily one of the most beautiful hotels in the San Francisco Bay Area. Praised for its first-class hospitality, accommodations and dining, it’s also a leading choice for visitors to Silicon Valley. Learn why Hotel Los Gatos is an exceptional option for both the …
Information about hotels primarily in the United States. Covering mostly luxury hotels and resorts. But this category may also feature luxury hotels from around the world. However, there may be a particularly emphasis on hotels near the US, like in Mexico and the Caribbean. Of course, if a hotel is covered outside of the US, such as in Europe or Asia, that article will appear in this category, as well as the default Travel category.
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Although the busy ski season in New Hampshire is nearing an end, that doesn’t mean the hotels will temporarily shut itself down to tourism. Indeed, spring offers a completely different experience for you, with clearer and warmer weather. To make it a complete New Hampshire experience, shouldn’t you stay at one of the remaining few grand hotels? After all, you deserve to stay in one of the best hotels in the Granite State.
2 E. Wheelock St.
Hanover, NH 03755
In Hanover, you don’t have too many options for accommodations. Indeed, if you visit TripAdvisor, you’ll see that there are just two listings. One of those two is the historic Hanover Inn. A popular choice for Dartmouth College visitors, it’s the state’s oldest continually operated hotel. What’s more, it offers outstanding furnishings and its Pine Restaurant is exceptionally good. If you visit Hanover, make sure to hike along the famed Appalachian Trail. Of course, the Ivy League Dartmouth College is among the finest in the country.
Omni Mount Washington
310 Mount Washington Hotel Road
Bretton Woods, NH 03575
Nestled within the breathtaking White Mountains, the Omni Mount Washington is easily among the most distinctive hotels in New England. One of the last remaining grand resort hotels of the Gilded Age. this magnificent structure was completed in 1902 as The Mount Washington. Over its illustrious history, the Mount Washington has hosted several notable people, including three U.S. presidents. Moreover, in 1944, it was the setting for the landmark Bretton Woods Conference, establishing the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.
The Omni Mount Washington Today
Today, the Omni Mount Washington is a member of the Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide. It further features AAA Four Diamond lodging and dining. Furthermore, it has one the best spas in New England. Of course, the world-class skiing is not far away at Bretton Woods. Omni Mount Washington features 200 luxury guest rooms and suites. Additionally are the 9-hole Mount Pleasant Course and 18-hole Mount Washington Course designed by Donald Ross.
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Back when the railroad were the only means of long distance transport, there were railway hotels built to accommodate visitors to a city. What’s more, these historic hotels were owned by railroad companies in an effort to boost local tourism. For example, among those still operating are Canada’s Fairmont Le Château Frontenac and Hotel Roanoke in Virginia. Although railway hotels are still around, many train stations have been demolished or renovated for a different purpose. This includes some early 20th century train stations that now serve as a train hotel. Take a look at some of these old train station hotels, along with another with a clear railroad connection.
Central Station Hotel
545 S. Main St.
Memphis, TN 38103
If you’re arriving by train into Memphis, you’ll love staying at Central Station Hotel. Indeed, not long after you depart the train, you’ll be in the hotel lobby. In other words, Central Station’s building still operates as both a train station and 4-star property. What’s more, you have many room categories to choose from, including a 930-square foot, bi-level suite. If that’s not enough, Central Station Hotel is set in a prime location in downtown Memphis. For instance, the National Civil Rights Museum is just a quarter mile away. Of course, the Mississippi River is also nearby. Furthermore, if you’re looking for nightlife, Beale Street is less than a mile away. Although Graceland is a bit further, you know it’s worth a visit too. By the way, one of the most famous train routes that serves Memphis is the City of New Orleans Amtrak route. It’s a 934-mile railroad trip that connects New Orleans to Chicago.
Chattanooga Choo Choo
92 Choo Choo Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37408
Pardon me, but have you heard of the Chattanooga Choo-Choo Hotel? Capitalizing on the name of a famous 1940s song, this hotel still resembles a train station. That’s because if you walk the hotel grounds, you’ll see vintage Pullman cars on the tracks. In fact, these train cars serve as hotel accommodations, complementing the train station rooms. However, by all accounts, the property is no frills and some say is in need of remodeling. On the other hand, this spot has a solid place in history. It’s also important to point out that the lobby might be the hotel’s most impressive feature. In detail, you’ll find classic 1900s era benches within the Beau-Arts structure. Equally nice is the swimming pool area, occupying another portion of the old station. The existing train station/hotel was built in 1909, on the original site of the pre-Civil War railroad station. Although Amtrak no longer serves Chattanooga, you can still take a train ride on the nearby Missionary Ridge Local.
With its proximity to the U.S., Mexico will be one of the hottest international destinations to visit this year. In fact, the appeal after a challenging year is greater than ever to escape to Mexico’s white sandy beaches and temperate/tropical climate. While travelers already have an abundance of lodging options, some of the newest are …
American travel and hotel overnight stays are expected to get a big boost this year. With the notion bargain rates still being offered travelers are already booking reservations with substantial savings. Coupled with more and more Americans being vaccinated against COVID-19, it’s a great time for that overdue vacation. After covering hot new American hotels …