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The rooftop pool at Washington School House Hotel in Park City, Utah

The rooftop pool at Washington School House Hotel in Park City, Utah


Check out our photo gallery below and then read our in-depth review of Washington School House Hotel.

 

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The exterior of Wine & Roses Hotel in Lodi, California

The exterior of Wine & Roses Hotel in Lodi, California


by Becky Sue Epstein


Surrounded by greenery and stone-clad architectural details, the verdant Wine & Roses hotel resides on seven acres in the middle of one of California’s newest wine regions. Seventy wineries under the burgeoning Lodi appellation near Sacramento are just minutes from this property, which takes full advantage of its location — particularly at its modern, high-end Towne House Restaurant, which features dozens of good local wines and draws both travelers and locals alike.

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A guest room at the Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai

A guest room at the Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai


by Evelyn Chen


Between the busloads of tourists and the history buffs that flock to this Bund landmark to experience a piece of Shanghai’s history, the public spaces at the Fairmont Peace Hotel might not quite embody its name. But what the property lacks in tranquility, it more than makes up for in iconic status, given its storied past as the Cathay Hotel, built in 1929 and then owned by one of the city’s most notable businessmen, Sir Victor Sassoon.

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