- View all PhotosHilton Head Island, SCTripAdvisor (659)Free ParkingFree WiFiRead MoreThe stunning Harbour Town area is a great place to station yourself during a Hilton Head trip. And its standout accommodations, The Inn & Club at Harbour Town (part of The Sea Pines Resort), is certainly one of the most popular resorts on the island. Guests who choose to make the (somewhat long) trek here delight in the lush scenery, the luxurious rooms and the professional, approachable and welcoming staff. Rooms come with large flat-screen TVs, blackout-lined window treatments and spacious bathrooms with soaking tubs and Molton Brown toiletries. Visitors like to venture out of the hotel to eat (particularly at The Quarterdeck, one of Hilton Head's favorites), but most insist that you stick close to home for Sunday brunch. Harbour Town rests in the bottom boot of Hilton Head Island.5.0-star Hotel ClassFree ParkingFree WiFi
- Read MoreThough it's only been open since February 2017, the Pendry San Diego has already made a long-lasting impression on its guests. Reviewers raved about the hotel’s ample amenities, well-appointed interiors and unbeatable location in San Diego's Gaslamp Quarter. Recent guests also praised the chic decor in rooms, which have Fili D'oro bedding, complimentary Wi-Fi access and 50-inch TVs. Other standout hotel amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, a spa, a rooftop pool and six restaurants and bars. Lodgers were appreciative of the on-site dining options (especially the seafood-focused Lionfish), but also suggested guests take advantage of the Pendry's stellar location by visiting the Gaslamp Quarter's trendy bars and restaurants. And since this property is part of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts family, members of the iPrefer loyalty program can apply or accrue points here.
- Read MoreNamed after John Dewberry, one of the South's most polarizing and powerful real estate developers, The Dewberry Charleston is the result of an almost eight-year renovation of a former federal building. Designed to exude old-world Charleston charm, all of the property's 155 guest rooms and suites feature hand-painted wallpaper by a local artist, chandeliers, queen- or king-sized beds dressed in Irish linens, flat-screen TVs and marble bathrooms with glass-enclosed showers. Recent visitors raved about the beautiful and clean accommodations, although some bemoaned the lack of coffee makers and work desks. Should you need to conduct business while staying here, three event venues, including a ballroom and its adjacent pre-function space, are available. Fitness buffs, meanwhile, can work out in the fitness studio, borrow a bike for a ride around town or participate in rooftop yoga classes. Once you've worked up an appetite, sit down for a meal at Henrietta's, where international dishes are served in a mahogany-paneled dining room with Roaring '20s-themed artwork. After filling up on gourmet fare, reserve The Dewberry's Volvo house car to reach sights like The Battery and the Charleston City Market.
- View all PhotosVail, CO0.3 miles to city centerTripAdvisor (906)Free WiFiRead MoreThe Sebastian – Vail, A Timbers Resort has makes a good impression among boutique hotel fans, with many recent guests saying that the customer service is some of the best they've ever experienced. While this Preferred LVX hotel strives to maintain the ambiance of a classic ski lodge, recent visitors love the trendy atmosphere found in both the Leonora restaurant and Frost, the hotel bar. Many visitors also compliment The Sebastian on its common areas, like the outdoor fire pit and the library, as well as its updated rooms. Accommodations house all the luxury amenities you'll need, including a flat-panel TV and 400 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets. Travelers in need of a little more space should book one of the residential suites, each of which is equipped with a full kitchen, a dining area and a gas fireplace. And if you're in need of some extra pampering, you can make an appointment at Bloom Spa, which offers a full menu of massages and skin treatments. There is an expensive daily resort fee here; however, it includes a number of five-star services, such as a ski valet, kids amenities, and access to Wi-Fi and the on-site fitness center.Free WiFi
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According to recent visitors, a stay at the Hotel Californian is worth the high room rates, the $30 daily resort fee and the $38 valet parking fee. Adjacent to the Santa Barbara, California, waterfront in the city's Funk Zone area, this Preferred LVX outpost delivers Spanish colonial-style architecture and modern Moorish decor. Guests will find large flat-screen TVs, Nespresso coffee makers, custom Hotel Californian bath products, stocked cocktail carts, Martyn Lawrence Bullard furnishings, light fixtures and wallcoverings inside all of the stylish accommodations. What's more, the property features a Moroccan-inspired spa, multiple meeting rooms (including a rooftop deck and a ballroom) and two restaurants – Goat Tree and Blackbird. Goat Tree offers casual breakfast fare and picnic baskets with seasonal items, while Blackbird features Mediterranean-influence cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients. No additional facilities are available on-site; however, members of the iPrefer program can earn or redeem points while staying here.Free WiFi
- Read MoreThe smallest and most intimate of the Pebble Beach Resorts, Casa Palmero is an exquisite, 24-room property along the fairways of Pebble Beach Golf Links. The attention to detail is evident throughout this Italian villa-inspired property: Guests claim that staff members bend over backward to make guests comfortable, including delivering breakfast baskets to your room each morning and replenishing flowers in your room daily. Not to mention, there are complimentary cocktails served at the hotel every evening. Should you want to explore beyond the premises, guests are allowed access to the Pebble Beach resort's Beach & Tennis Club, as well as the spa. Keep in mind that you need to stay at least two nights here, at The Inn at Spanish Bay or at The Lodge at Pebble Beach to get a reserved tee time on the course. And be sure to book the tee time when you reserve your room to ensure your spot. As a member of the Preferred portfolio, iPrefer members can earn and use points here.5.0-star Hotel ClassFree BreakfastFree ParkingFree WiFi
- Read MoreSitting just steps from the beloved Boulder Creek Path in downtown Boulder, the St Julien Hotel & Spa earns rave reviews for its beautiful design, ideal location and friendly staff. The majority of guests have nothing but good things to say about St Julien's spacious rooms, which come stocked with a minibar, Italian linen, flat-screen TVs and complimentary wireless Internet access. The on-site spa was also a big highlight, boasting a long list of facials, massages, body treatments and other beauty services. Not only does this hotel shine as a hub for R&R, but it also caters to gourmands with its restaurants – Jill's and T-Zero Lounge.4.5-star Hotel ClassFree WiFi
- Read MoreQuite possibly the most famous hotel in Memphis, The Peabody steals the attention of hotel guests and other tourists twice a day, every day with the Peabody Duck Parade. Dating back to 1925, this hotel is one of the city's oldest and most grand. though some recent visitors say the guest rooms and small bathrooms could use a refresh. Still, travelers do seem to appreciate that The Peabody provides modern amenities, such as 42-inch flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi access, while maintaining its old-timey charm. With multiple on-site restaurants and bars, you can be sure you won't go hungry after a day exploring the city. What's more, the hotel is home to a resort-style spa, a fitness center and a business center. Now part of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the hotel allows I Prefer members to earn and redeem points.4.5-star Hotel ClassFree WiFi
- Read MoreBacked by Under Armour founder Kevin Plank, the Sagamore Pendry Baltimore opened in March 2017. The waterfront hotel enjoys an excellent location in downtown Baltimore's historic Fell's Point neighborhood and sits near must-see sights, including the Inner Harbor and Patterson Park, and numerous restaurants and bars. However, this property's own bar has become a popular haunt for locals and visitors alike. The hotel is also home to the Italian-influenced Rec Pier Chop House and a seasonal pool bar and grill. The outdoor, infinity-edge pool is another selling point for visitors: It overlooks the harbor and is surrounded by lounge chairs and cabanas. Indoors, guests have access to a 24-hour fitness center and ample meeting and event space. (The property is a popular Baltimore wedding venue, too). As far as accommodations go, all of the 128 guest rooms and suites combine Baltimore's heritage and history with modern amenities and design. Rooms feature stocked minibars, marble bathrooms and free Wi-Fi access. Previous guests said their stays here were exceptional thanks to the friendly staff members, great location and well-designed rooms. But room rates are pricey, so iPrefer Hotel Rewards members may want to use points to pay for rooms.5.0-star Hotel Class
- Read MoreA favorite romantic getaway for couples, The Pearl Hotel wins praise from recent guests for its scenic location in Rosemary Beach, Florida – a town found at the eastern end of State Road 30A. The property is surrounded by a network of footpaths and boardwalks that lead to the hotel's private white sand beach, where complimentary beach chairs and oversized umbrellas await guests. Along with the charming locale, past visitors raved about their accommodations, some of which feature balconies with views of the Gulf of Mexico, the pool or Rosemary Beach. Other in-room amenities include Keurig coffee makers, minifridges and Apple iPads outfitted with the Intelity App, which allows guests to request services like restaurant and spa reservations. When you get tired of your room's ocean views, take in the scene from the rooftop lounge, which features shared plates from the Havana Beach Bar & Grill restaurant. Other on-site amenities include an adults-only outdoor pool and the Spa Pearl. The hotel's $45 daily resort fee also covers a glass of sparkling wine at check-in and valet parking. Plus, guests have access to the amenities at the nearby St. Joe Club & Resorts complex, including tennis, golf and complimentary bikes. However, some previous travelers cautioned that these services and accommodations come at a high price tag.
- View all PhotosWest Baden Springs, INTripAdvisor (2138)Free ParkingFree WiFiRead MoreThe West Baden Springs Hotel is much more than just a place to stay overnight: It's also a National Historic Landmark, built in 1902. The hotel's domed atrium spreads across 200 feet, leaving some to nickname it the Eighth Wonder of the World. Along with the 243 rooms that overlook the opulent atrium, there's also a spa and the upscale Sinclair's Restaurant, as well as a few casual eateries. Guests express awe over West Baden's appearance and other luxurious extras like access to golf courses and retail shops, plus the on-site spa, pool and fitness center and classes. You'll find the property in southern Indiana, less than 2 miles from the French Lick Resort and about 100 miles south of Indianapolis.Free ParkingFree WiFi
- Read MoreLocated on the edge of Rockland Harbor, about 7 miles south of Camden, Maine, Samoset Resort is a vacation destination unto itself. Here, guests have access to a massive outdoor pool, a full-service spa, four restaurants and 18 holes of championship golf. But despite all of the amenities, previous guests say that it's the gracious hotel staff that makes staying here such a treat: Visitors compliment the front desk and service staff on their friendly personalities. Another crowd pleaser? The spacious accommodations appointed with robes, iPod docking stations, flat-screen TVs and mahogany furnishings. Though some visitors caution that a stay here can cost a pretty penny, they also say that the high level of customer service and picturesque surroundings make it worth the price.4.5-star Hotel ClassFree ParkingFree WiFi
- Read MoreIf you're an art lover, you've met your match in one of Denver's newest hotels. As its name suggests, this hotel devotes nearly every inch of its space to art (it even boasts its own curator). And you'll see it right when you walk in the door, where a 22,000-light art installation by Leo Villareal greets you in the lobby. When you're not admiring the lobby artwork, peruse the two on-site galleries or head over to the Denver Art Museum, located around the corner from the hotel. Of course, you can also marvel at more pieces in the comfort of your room. Each accommodation is decorated with hand-selected art and outfitted with amenities like Gilchrist & Soames toiletries, an Illy espresso machine and complimentary Wi-Fi access. It was these amenities and the particularly well-designed, spacious bathrooms that wowed recent visitors. Another point of praise for travelers: The on-site restaurant, where visitors said you're treated like a friend, not a guest. In fact, according to recent lodgers, the entire staff does a superior job providing attentive and friendly service.Free WiFi
- Read MoreSet in Forestville, California among the Sonoma vineyards and surrounded by gardens, the Farmhouse Inn is a quaint retreat. The inn's 25 rooms and suites feature varied amenities, but most include feather beds, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi access and bathrooms with jetted tubs and steam showers. The property is also home to a spa with treatments that use ingredients harvested on-site, as well as a seasonal outdoor pool and a hot tub. The Michelin-starred restaurant at Farmhouse Inn is lauded for its tasty cuisine and excellent wine program. Many said dinner at the restaurant was the highlight of their stay (though note, you should book reservations several weeks in advance). And those with a sweet tooth can cap off their night with s'mores around the fire pit. While most enjoyed their stays, several noted that a vacation here will cost a pretty penny. As a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, Farmhouse Inn is part of the iPrefer rewards program, meaning members can earn points and redeem perks here.
- View all PhotosHouston, TX4.8 miles to city centerTripAdvisor (879)Free WiFiRead MoreSitting about 7 miles west of downtown, this hotel calls itself "a wooded oasis in the heart of Houston." And with its multiple pools, tennis courts and jogging paths (all set in 18 acres of forest), it's no wonder a lot of recent guests couldn't find a reason to leave the property. Some visitors even say that this is the "perfect place" to stay, praising the spacious guest rooms not only for their space, but also for their amenities. Inside your digs you'll find L'Occitane bath products, Keurig coffee makers and occupancy sensors to let housekeeping know when you're in the room so as not to disturb you. If you're looking to burn some energy, you'll find a rock climbing wall and a gymnasium – where more than 100 fitness classes are held each week – at your service. Meanwhile, The Houstonian houses four distinct eateries. Visitors claim that you need several days just to explore the entire property, but do warn that if business or pleasure takes you into downtown Houston you'll need a car.Free WiFi
- View all PhotosLongboat Key, FLTripAdvisor (2198)Free ParkingFree WiFiRead MoreLocated off the coast of Sarasota, Florida, on a narrow strip of land sandwiched between Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, toasty Longboat Key is often thought of as a wintertime hideaway. And snowbirds aren't the only ones who can appreciate the appeal of the area's Resort at Longboat Key Club. The gigantic property boasts a private cream-colored shore, 45 holes of golf, 20 Har-Tru tennis courts, a spa and a variety of other ways to indulge. Those who vacationed here recently were more than impressed with the friendly and efficient staff. Past guests also raved about the abundance of luxurious amenities. (But remember, two restaurants, the main pool, the lobby and select guest room buildings are undergoing renovations until early 2020.) Guest rooms and suites that are currently available to stay in are dressed in cream and blue hues and come with top-notch amenities like 42-inch flat-screen TVs, Bose Wave radios, minibars and furnished private balconies that overlook the beach, lagoon or golf courses. Keep in mind, a $24 to $36 daily resort fee, which covers additional conveniences like in-room Wi-Fi access, area shuttle service and self-parking, applies. The exact fee varies depending on the accommodation chosen.
- Read MoreThis resort evokes memories of a classic Florida vacation. Located on resort-congested Mandalay Avenue, the Sandpearl Resort boasts plenty of activities for kids. The seasonal Camp Ridley will occupy children ages 5 to 10 with arts and crafts projects and scavenger hunts for half-day sessions, freeing you up to sample a few spa treatments, rent a marina slip for sailing the Clearwater area or enjoy a leisurely lunch at the guest-praised Caretta on the Gulf. And when it's time to bed down, you'll find amenities like a flat-screen TV, a minifridge, a coffee maker and an alarm clock in your room or suite. Although most recent guests raved about the well-appointed rooms, they also bemoaned the tacked-on $29 resort fee and extra charge for parking. The Sandpearl Resort sits on Caladesi Island, a barrier island in Clearwater Beach, Florida. This property is affiliated with the Preferred LVX collection of resorts, meaning I Prefer Hotel Rewards program members can earn points and redeem rewards certificates while staying here.Free WiFi
- Read MoreIf you came to Boston to sightsee, then this isn't the best hotel for you; however, The Charles Hotel offers travelers laid-back luxury in picturesque Cambridge, Massachusetts. And considering its location, you can expect a taste of the Ivy League. The Charles Hotel's guest rooms are adorned with wooden furniture and custom quilts. And right outside your spacious digs are cafes and bars that are popular stomping grounds for young academics and future world leaders. Plus, you'll find intimate bars like Noir and Regattabar and fine dining establishments like Benedetto and Henrietta's Table at the hotel, too. Guests are consistently impressed with The Charles Hotel; some of them even refer to it as their home away from home. The only caveat: The steep price tag. You'll need a thick wallet to enjoy The Charles and all of its luxurious offerings. However, if you're a member of the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program, you can use points to cover your stay.Free WiFi
- Read MoreMany of Los Angeles' hotels celebrate the city's showbiz heritage. The Sunset Marquis specializes in catering to those in the music industry. Billy Idol, Chaka Khan, George Clinton, Ozzy Osbourne, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and many more have cut a track or two in the on-site NightBird Recording Studios. They then stayed after hours to chill at Bar 1200, which serves a long list of trendy cocktails. Recent guests aren't swayed by celebrity but rather by the ultra-cozy beds in the villas and suites, which also feature rainforest showers, minibars, flat-screen TVs and high-speed internet access (for a fee). And when you're not rocking out or hitting the hay, spend some time by one of the hotel's two heated pools or sample the small plate offerings at catavina restaurant. You'll find the Sunset Marquis just off Sunset Boulevard in the hippest part of West Hollywood. What's more, members of the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program can earn and redeem points here.
- Read MoreThe Hotel Monteleone has boarded the who's who of American literati, including Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and William Faulkner, to name a few. Even some of the new class (like Anne Rice, Winston Groom and John Grisham) have stayed here for a night or two. The hotel's revolving Carousel Bar & Lounge has become an icon that features prominently in books and movies about the city of New Orleans. In other words, the Hotel Monteleone is an institution. As such, it's hard to determine whether previous guests' opinions of their stay are based on quality or legacy. Some patrons gush over the hotel's charm, while others complain of cramped rooms and a dated look and feel. Rooms include Keurig coffee makers, HDTVs and iHome radios. Most everyone agrees, though, that the staff here is very personable and the location is superb. The Hotel Monteleone sits on Royal Street in the French Quarter.Free WiFi
- Read MoreOccupying 2,000 acres of southern Pennsylvania near Ohiopyle State Park, the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort comprises a massive selection of accommodations. The suites in Chateau Lafayette were inspired by the famous Ritz in Paris, and feature crystal chandeliers and marble bathrooms. In a very different fashion, Falling Rock pays tribute to Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural style: This boutique boasts a heated outdoor pool, deep-soaking tubs, and stand-alone showers, providing a more secluded, romantic escape, according to recent guests. The Lodge offers ornate decor that resembles an English country inn and evokes a cozier feel. Of the options, many previous guests recommend staying in Falling Rock for its soothing atmosphere, friendly customer service and gourmet Aqueous restaurant. For more fine dining options, check out Lautrec or Autumn. Prefer lighter fare? Dine at The Tavern, The Caddyshack, PJ's or one of the seasonal venues that opens its doors for putters in the summer season or powder hounds in the winter.
- Read MoreWhen you check in at the Huntington Hotel, you'll be be amazed at its opulent lobby. And according to recent lodgers, this five-star treatment extends to the hotel's customer service. Visitors say the hotel staff made them feel as if they were the only people there. And this property's elegance extends from check-in to one of the best spas (if not the best spa) in San Francisco, the Nob Hill Spa, named for the Huntington's trendy location. When you're not out on the town, you can kick back in one of the spacious guest rooms, all of which feature flat-screen TVs, iPod-compatible stereo systems and wireless internet access. The Huntington also houses its own eatery, The Big 4 restaurant, where contemporary American cuisine is served. Should you crave different flavors, the hotel employees can help direct you to a variety of nearby restaurants. Members of the I Prefer program can earn or cash in points for bedding down here.
- Read MoreChâteau Élan makes for a premier meeting destination thanks to its four ballrooms, 12 conference rooms and tiered auditorium. The property's grounds also include a golf course, tennis courts, a winery, and a full-service spa. According to guests, the Château Élan packs quite a punch with the amenities it provides. There are seven restaurants that serve everything from French cuisine to traditional Irish pub fare, making it easy to find a menu that caters to your craving. If there is a perceived drawback to the Château Élan, it would be its remote location: The resort is about 46 miles northeast of Atlanta and a stay here will mean sacrificing an easy commute to Georgia's cities and airports. However, some say its secluded locale makes it all the more charming and relaxing for romantic getaways.Free Parking
- Read MoreFirst opening its doors in 1893, The Pfister in downtown Milwaukee maintains its Gilded Age glamour, sporting period decor and Victorian artwork. However, that doesn't mean this hotel is stuck in the past. The Pfister's 307 guest rooms, though vintage in appearance, offer contemporary amenities such as LCD flat-panel TVs and wireless internet access (for a fee). Visitors praise the hotel's luxurious facilities, which include the WELL Spa + Salon, as well as the delectable Mason Street Grill and swanky Blu lounge. Many diners highly recommend sitting down for Sunday brunch at The Rouge dining room. Though a few recent guests mentioned they had issues controlling the room temperature, most agreed the staff gives everyone the star treatment while here. Guests also recommend making time to meet The Pfister's Artist-in-Residence; through this residency program, the hotel sponsors up-and-coming artists who, in turn, work right on the premises.
- Read MoreThis Cape Elizabeth property is about 9 miles south of Portland, nestled amid Maine's Great Pond and the Crescent Beach/Kettle Cove State Park. Recent visitors describe the inn's location as idyllic, and the guest rooms and amenities as the very definition of laid-back luxury. Appointed with bathrobes, hardwood floors, flat-screen TVs, internet access and soothing red and charcoal accents, the inn's accommodations, beach suites and cottages earn top compliments from recent visitors, as do the friendly staff and pet-friendly amenities. At Inn by the Sea, you can indulge in rejuvenating treatments at the on-site spa, and when dinnertime rolls around, you can savor decadent meals at the Sea Glass Restaurant.
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