Long gone are the days when lodging choices offered no happy medium. Now, nearly everywhere in the world, travelers aren't limited to either cheap motels or large, nondescript hotels. In a pleasant paradox, boutique properties have become commonplace. Intimate, comfortable and often eccentric in the best of ways, they range from hospitable inns to cozy châteaux. The boutique hotels on our exclusive list were selected for both their intimate size and individual style, ensuring a unique, homey experience with every visit.
GO WHERE THE GRAPES GROW Top 10 Wine Country Inns Worldwide
From Chile's Maipo Valley to a swanky inn between Napa and Sonoma, here is a selection of our favorite places around the world to relax in while we enjoy the fruits of the land.
RISE AND DINE Top 10 Brunch Hotels in the U.S.
Whether you crave scrambled eggs or a rack of lamb in the morning, our selection of the best brunch hotels is sure to leave you full yet satisfied, with or without the mimosa.
PALACES OF PAMPERING Top 10 Spa Hotels Worldwide Soothe your senses at one of our top picks, where you can indulge in an Indian head massage or revive with a Royal Banyan signature treatment before moseying back for a nice nap.