Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Fresh on the Scene

Style and substance are at the core of our choices for the Top 10 New Hotels. From renovations of classic New York buildings to a 19th-century jail-turned-hotel in Boston, today's most forward-thinking hoteliers marry innovative design ideas with current in-room technology. Check in and explore the best debuts of the past year.

The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas

Joël Robuchon

Check in, Dine in and Turn Down

A whopping fifteen of the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S.—as detailed in our Annual Restaurant Issue for 2007—are located in hotels! At these palate-pleasing palaces, while you're napping upstairs, one of the world's best chefs can be cooking for you downstairs.

Conservation, Canines and Cars

While some people consider the environment when choosing a hotel, others don’t mind increasing their carbon footprint in order to enjoy a vacation. The latest lodging trends include green hotels for environmentalists, spots where pets can be pampered along with their masters, and packages that include the use of a top-of-the line vehicle.

El Monte Sagrado Living Resort & Spa

The Lowell New York, one of our Top 10 Romantic Hotels in New York

The Best by Location

Whether you're looking to wrap up a deal in London or get a body wrap in Palm Springs, our "Best of" lists are an invaluable resource. We've selected the top hotels in the categories of business, value, spa, boutique, romantic and more in destinations around the world.

The Best by Category

Scuba divers, golfers, yoga enthusiasts and wine lovers can consult our compilations of the World’s Best Hotels to find the top vacation locations, whether you're looking for adventure or relaxation. From castle hotels to heath resorts, we've culled the finest digs for travelers of all types.

Ashford Castle in Ireland

A view of Downtown Los Angeles from the L.A. Convention Center

Business as Usual

There's a lot more that business travelers need than just reservations at the right hotel. Our globe-spanning guides will tell you where to stay, where to take a client to dinner and much more. We realize you can't work 24/7, so we even include where to celebrate when the day is done.


HOTEL SEARCH: From "Top of the Line" to "Practical," we offer thousands of hotel reviews. Search our listings or discover the Hot 10 Hotels around the world.

FEATURED HOTELS: Whether it's located in the countryside of Southern France or the mystical red rock landscape of Sedona, every hotel has a story to tell.

HOTEL & TRAVEL NEWS: Is your favorite hotel closed for renovations? Will that great seaside hotel be open in time for your next vacation? Keep up with the newest openings, plans and trends.

TOP HOTEL RATINGS: From Atlanta to Washington, D.C., Paris and London, find the highest-rated hotels where you want to go.

TOP SPAS & FEATURED SPAS: It's so much nicer to unwind at your local hotel spa instead of losing that good feeling trying to drive through a strange town. These spas—hotel or independent—are definitely worth the trip.

HOTEL & TRAVEL SPECIALS: Discover luxury at value prices, from weekend escapes designed around themes to reduced-rate packages at your favorite properties.

RATING SYSTEM EXPLAINED: Our ranking of the decor, service, amenities and ambience of each hotel is expressed in Golden Keys, from one to five.

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