Best Preferred Legend Collection Hotels in the USA

One of four Preferred Hotels & Resorts collections, Preferred Legend properties provide modern... READ MORE
One of four Preferred Hotels & Resorts collections, Preferred Legend properties provide modern digs that are influenced by their surroundings. All Preferred Legend hotels and resorts – there are more than 80 throughout 25 countries – boast top-notch restaurants and full-service spas, alongside stellar personal service and amenities like pools, archery, golf courses and beach access. And because the Legend collection falls underneath the Preferred portfolio, members of the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program can earn points and perks during their stay, such as free nights and welcome amenities upon arrival. You can find several Preferred Legend Collection properties (listed below) on our Best Hotels in the USA, Best Hotels in Europe and Best Hotels in Mexico rankings lists.

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    Hotel Emma
    San Antonio, TX
    1.8 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Hotel Emma stands out among travelers for its cool culture. This is largely brought on by the hotel's history as a former brewery. In 1916, Pearl's Brewhouse became the largest brewery in Texas, and although its heyday has come and gone, many of the Pearl's original architectural features are still intact. Visitors marvel at the refined industrial elements featured throughout – particularly in the lobby – and are equally impressed with the quality of the accommodations. Guests report rooms to be exceptionally styled and comfortable, thanks to amenities like 48-inch flat-screen TVs, beds with Frette linens and luxury bathrobes. And the food is just as much of a staple here as beer used to be. Foodies can take advantage of the on-site concierge for recommendations in the area, or they can grab some house-butchered meats at Larder, enjoy small plates at Sternewirth or sample the farm-to-table fare at Supper. There is also a rooftop pool, a fitness center, a library and a gift shop on-site. Service consistently wows lodgers, as does the hotel's location just 2 miles north of downtown San Antonio.
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    Montage Beverly Hills
    Beverly Hills, CA
    7.1 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    This hotel looks like it belongs somewhere along the Mediterranean Sea with its classic archways, soaring columns, trickling fountains and polished walkways. But previous guests assure that the amenities found here befit discerning Beverly Hills clientele. Located just a few blocks from Rodeo Drive, the Montage Beverly Hills treats visitors to amenities such as a sprawling spa, rooftop pool and French cuisine at Gilles @ Montage Beverly Hills. Guest rooms here are as sumptuous as the rest of the property: Design elements such as antique wooden furnishings, upholstered chaise lounges and marble and mosaic tiled bathrooms that evoke old Hollywood-era glamour. Plus, rooms include more modern amenities such as in-room tablets, flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. According to many recent visitors, the Montage Beverly Hills is the place to go for L.A. luxury.
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    Baccarat Hotel New York
    New York, NY
    0.9 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Baccarat Hotel takes the age-old style rivalry between New York and Paris and turns it on its head. Instead of declaring a winner, the hotel marries the cities' renowned aesthetics together, creating a grandeur that delights guests. Walk into any one of the 114 accommodations and you'll find it decorated in a minimalist white color palette with sleek wooden four-poster beds, marble-topped nightstands and cashmere throws. Grab a drink at the crystal chandelier-clad bar and you'll be transported to 1920s-era Paris, or get your blood pumping at the fitness center. Whether your preference is old or new, this hotel knows how to do luxury. Along with an indoor pool and gourmet French cuisine, guests can enjoy a chauffeured joy ride anywhere within 15 blocks of the hotel in the property's house car. The hotel is also home to the Spa de La Mer, which as its name suggests, utilizes the expensive French brand in all of its treatments. But what guests love most is the location: The hotel is four blocks north of Rockefeller Center and five blocks south of Central Park, plus the Museum of Modern Art is across the street.
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    The Jefferson, Washington, DC
    Washington, DC
    1.2 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Jefferson, Washington, DC has been catering to Washington's most elite visitors since 1923, providing a taste of European luxury in the heart of the United States capital. The Beaux-Arts era reigns supreme here, with early 20th century paintings and sculptures lining the checkered floors. The Jefferson's elegant accommodations are appointed with iPads, walk-in showers, flat-screen TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi access. (For a little more space, upgrade to a suite, which will come equipped with a coffee maker and, in some, balconies overlooking the Washington Monument.) Recent guests highly recommend making good use of the intimate on-site spa during your stay, and the in-house gourmet restaurants, Plume and The Greenhouse, earn particularly high praise, along with the on-site bar, Quill. Visitors also give props for The Jefferson's location, which is just a short walk from the National Mall.
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    Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
    Manalapan, FL
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa is a little farther removed from the other luxury oceanfront properties of Palm Beach, Florida; as such, you can anticipate a little more privacy on your beach days. If you stay at this resort in Manalapan, you'll find yourself 12 miles south of West Palm Beach hot spots like Clematis Street. This Preferred Legend property has taken the area by storm, with recent visitors raving about the resort's array of unique offerings. The spacious guest rooms feature beachy yellow and blue hues, plus amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi access, soaking tubs and balconies or terraces overlooking the resort grounds or ocean. Meanwhile, travelers say the spa's treatments and services are worth the extra coin; or, you can get your R&R fix alongside one of the outdoor pools. Eau Palm Beach also offers diversions for children, such as the AquaNuts kids program (with activities for those ages 5 to 12), or the Coast Beauty Salon (with kids hair, nail and makeup treatments). And when you get hungry, try any one of the four on-site restaurants.
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    The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort
    Kiawah Island, SC
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    If you want a quiet, stress-free getaway, The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Golf Resort might be just the place. Sitting right on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, this hotel is a destination unto itself. Sun-seekers will feel right at home here with five championship golf courses and plenty of outdoor recreational activities, while on-site amenities like the spa will make your stay on Kiawah Island rejuvenating. When it's time to sleep, rooms include Italian linens and robes, marble walk-in showers and a balcony with ocean or dune views. Recent guests recommended splurging on an ocean-view room to fully appreciate the hotel's idyllic setting. But if you're hoping to explore Charleston, be warned this hotel is located approximately 25 miles south of the city. Keep in mind that members of the I Prefer Hotel Rewards program can earn and redeem points by choosing to stay here.
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    The Hermitage Hotel
    Nashville, TN
    0.4 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Nashville's most historic and luxurious hotel, The Hermitage is well-appointed and its accommodations feature flat-screen TVs, Molton Brown bath products, complimentary internet access and freshly baked sweets and pastries with the nightly turndown service. The hotel's restaurant, the Capitol Grille, is also quite popular among guests; it serves up scrumptious regional fare with ingredients from a local farm. But what visitors love the most about staying here is interacting with the hotel's employees. Staff members are well-versed in Southern hospitality and are willing to go above and beyond to ensure a pleasant stay. You'll find this century-old hotel in Nashville's downtown area. What's more, members of the I Prefer loyalty program can cash in or earn points for choosing to bed down here.
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    Boston Harbor Hotel
    Boston, MA
    0.5 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    When it comes to this hotel, guests say its excellent waterfront location and elegant decor set it apart from nearby properties. And once you step foot in the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf, you'll see why. The lobby is decked out in marble and vintage chandeliers, while guest rooms overlook the city's beloved harbor. Accommodations feature flat-screen smart TVs, complimentary internet access, marble bathrooms and rainfall showers. However, what keeps guests coming back to this impressive (albeit pricey) hotel is the friendliness of its staff. Some even say the Boston Harbor Hotel offers the best customer service in the area, and visitors particularly highlight the employees' professionalism and warmth. Plus, you'll have access to top-rated eats at on-site dining venues Meritage Restaurant & Wine Bar and Rowes Wharf Sea Grille. What's more, members of the iPrefer program can earn or use points when bedding down here.
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    The Mark
    New York, NY
    2.1 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    According to recent visitors, this fashionable boutique hotel is, as its name suggests, right on the mark. Located on the Upper East Side, one block from Central Park and Fifth Avenue, this European-style retreat places visitors in an enviable location, with easy access to iconic city landmarks and shopping streets. The decor is reminiscent of 1930s Paris, with a calming beige color palette and marble trimmings. But keep in mind, there are modern accouterments here, too, such as HD televisions, complimentary Wi-Fi and a panel that controls lighting, temperature and the room shades. The elegance extends to the stylish Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges, which boasts delectable French fare. In addition to the impeccable cuisine, the gracious staff also earns a nod of approval from recent guests. Most travelers agree: If you're looking for a charming Manhattan oasis, this first-rate hotel is well worth the splurge.
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    Post Ranch Inn
    Big Sur, CA
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    A pristine retreat along the Pacific Ocean less than an hour south of Monterey in Big Sur, the Post Ranch Inn is renowned for its rustic atmosphere and indulgent comfort. Guests delight in the views from their guest rooms, gazing at either rising mountains or the expansive seas. The hotel's 39 rooms were designed for utter relaxation – you won't find TVs here, but rather wood-burning fireplaces, private hot tubs and binoculars to help you see more clearly from your personal deck. Should you need your fix of TV, you can head to the library, although the inn's activities should be enough to keep you busy. When visitors are not taking advantage of the on-site amenities – the pools (some of the world's most beautiful), spa, yoga classes and star-gazing excursions, to name a few – they are appreciating the great outdoors on local hikes or watching the sun set over nearby Pfeiffer Beach. No matter how you choose to spend your stay, previous visitors insist that a meal at Sierra Mar must work its way into your schedule.
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    Windsor Court Hotel
    New Orleans, LA
    1 mile to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Windsor Court Hotel, which underwent a $15 million renovation in 2018, is beloved by New Orleans travelers for a variety of reasons. The view of the Mississippi River, as seen from the higher-up balconies or bay windows, is impressive and the kind and courteous staff members go above and beyond in customer service, according to visitors. That's not to mention the delicious and refined Southern eats served in The Grill Room. Other nice features include Polo Club Lounge's live contemporary jazz performances five nights a week and the housekeeping staff's twice-daily room cleaning. Rooms come equipped with a blend of English and French decor, Italian marble baths, minibars and complimentary Wi-Fi access. You'll also find a full-service spa, fitness center and rooftop pool at this NOLA favorite. Windsor Court is located on Gravier Street, within walking distance of some of the city's top sites like the National World War II Museum. What's more, members of the I Prefer rewards program can earn points for staying here or redeem them for a free night.
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    XV Beacon
    Boston, MA
    0.1 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    If you're looking for extravagance, then the XV Beacon can certainly oblige. This stunning hotel features mahogany paneling and vibrant red accents. Plus, its perch on the edge of Boston Common within walking distance of the Freedom Trail makes the XV Beacon a favorite among history lovers. Add the hotel's wide variety of amenities – which range from in-room massages to complimentary car service within the downtown Boston neighborhoods – and you'll see why recent guests said that a stay at this charming boutique is nothing short of phenomenal. Plus, the well-appointed accommodations are furnished with antique accents, 400-thread-count Frette linens, gas fireplaces and 42-inch flat-screen smart TVs, while the delectable entrees at restaurant Mooo.... (a steakhouse) earn rave reviews.
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    The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston
    Houston, TX
    4.4 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Sleek decor, modern amenities and a standout concierge are just a few reasons why recent guests heap praise upon The Post Oak Hotel at Uptown Houston. The property's 250 rooms and suites are outfitted in warm cocoa, gold and mahogany hues, featuring 50-inch smart TVs, marble bathrooms (also equipped with TVs, plus dual vanities, a tub and a separate shower), free Wi-Fi access and Nespresso coffee machines. Amenities outside the rooms abound as well: The hotel houses a salon, a spa and a fitness center equipped with weight and cardio equipment, including Peloton bikes offering live cycling classes, seasonal wellness events and occasional exercise classes. The pool area, billed as a "tropical sanctuary," is lined with cushioned lounge chairs and cabanas – and travelers say it's another fantastic perk of staying here. When it comes to dining, visitors have their pick of five venues, serving everything from steaks to seafood to French fare. The hotel is also home to a chic lobby bar and The Cellar, which boasts an inventory of 30,000 bottles of wine curated by the property's sommeliers. You'll find The Post Oak Hotel about 7 miles west of downtown Houston. Keep in mind, this hotel is part of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts portfolio, meaning I Prefer Hotel Rewards members can pay for stays with I Prefer reward certificates.
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    The Jefferson Hotel
    Richmond, VA
    2.3 miles to city center
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    First accepting guests in 1895, The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia, is an award winner several times over: Travel experts find what real-life travelers uphold, which is that The Jefferson Hotel's design, furnishings and staff exude Southern charm. Recent visitors rave about the spacious rooms, each appointed with deluxe amenities like custom bedding, Molton Brown bath products and Nespresso coffee makers. For an extra dose of luxury, reserve one of the Ginter Suites, which each sprawl across more than 1,000 square feet and come equipped with a king-sized bed, a dressing area and a kitchenette, among other features. One of the best-loved amenities is this downtown hotel's indoor pool and its sequestered outdoor sundeck. Previous visitors also praise on-site restaurants Lemaire and TJ's. Lemaire is an upscale venue that specializes in new American fare, while TJ's is a casual Southern bistro that boasts an extensive selection of seasonal microbrews. Convenience is The Jefferson Hotel's other perk, as it's centrally located to visit both the Virginia State Capitol and the city's Museum District sites.
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    The Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch
    Saratoga, WY
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    The Lodge and Spa at Brush Creek Ranch is a 4 star hotel. It has a 5.0 overall guest rating based on 179 reviews.
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    Montage Kapalua Bay
    Lahaina, HI
    $54.8 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $54.8 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Travelers are hard-pressed to find much to complain about at the Montage Kapalua Bay. Located on the northwest corner of Maui, this 24-acre property offers panoramic views of the beach and ocean. Visitors can spend their time on the water with activities that range from sport fishing to snorkeling. The resort also offers more adventurous pursuits like zip lining and helicopter tours, as well as traditional Hawaiian luau shows. Other activity options include shopping, golfing on two award-winning courses or playing a round of tennis at the hotel's courts. If you're looking to relax, you can enjoy the complimentary beach towels and chairs, take advantage of the poolside Hana Hou Bar & Sunset Patio or indulge in a spa treatment. Accommodations here are one-, two-, three- or four-bedroom suites and each come equipped with separate living and sleeping areas, and furnished lanais. Additional amenities include flat-screen TVs, in-room laundry facilities and bathrooms with separate tubs and showers. To top off their great experiences, recent guests said all staff members, from the pool attendants to the restaurant servers, went above and beyond to ensure they had a pleasurable stay. Plus, since it's part of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts family, it allows I Prefer members to earn or redeem points for stays.
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    Casa del Mar
    Santa Monica, CA
    $34.2 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $34.2 Nightly Resort Fee
    According to recent guests, Casa del Mar meshes a little art deco flair with Mediterranean styling – a mélange that has a beautiful effect. And compared to its sister property, the Cape Cod-esque Shutters on the Beach, this hotel affords a more upscale aesthetic. Count the Italian marble featured in the lobby and guest room bathrooms as proof. And the cool blue decor, intricately carved furniture and luxe amenities like Nespresso coffee machines and MALIN+GOETZ toiletries only add to the experience. One of the southernmost hotels along Santa Monica's pricey beachfront strip, the Casa del Mar has 129 rooms and suites to choose from, as well as the tasty restaurant, Catch, and the gorgeous Sea Wellness Spa.
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    Encore at Wynn Las Vegas
    Las Vegas, NV
    1.1 miles to city center
    $45 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $45 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Recent travelers gave the Encore's casino high marks for style, especially in the lobby and common areas. The rooms feature similar yet more understated esign elements, earning high praise for its floor-to-ceiling windows, spacious setups and overall cleanliness and maintenance. Rooms here start at 640 square feet and feature amenities such as  Wynn Dream Beds and bathrooms with separate showers and tubs and LCD TVs. The Encore also impresses guests with its accommodating staff. Be forewarned: Recent travelers mentioned the hefty fees for partaking in the minibar's treats. But this is the Encore, after all, where most of the guests are high rollers prepared to splurge. If you're having trouble getting a vacancy at the Encore, consider its sister hotel and neighbor, the Wynn Las Vegas.
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    Inn at Perry Cabin
    St. Michaels, MD
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    10% of room rate Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The Inn at Perry Cabin features an understated elegance perfect for a weekend getaway. The manor house sits on some of the oldest manicured gardens in Maryland, as does the state's oldest holly tree. Inside, guest rooms are kept simple with cream linens, dark woods and gray accents. Accommodation amenities include furnished balconies or terraces, desks and Wi-Fi access (which the property's daily resort fee of 10% of your room rate covers). Recent travelers loved the inn's spacious accommodations for their serenity. Still, others suggested burrowing into the common area's many nooks with a good book or arranging a rejuvenating treatment at the Spa at Perry Cabin. When your stomach starts to rumble, head to Stars Restaurant for delectable seafood dishes with a side of spectacular Eastern Shore views. For lighter fare, try Purser's Pub, where you can mingle with other guests while you savor refreshing cocktails. You'll find this Preferred property, which participates in the brand's I Prefer Hotel Rewards program, in the Eastern Shore town of St. Michaels, Maryland.
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    Montage Deer Valley
    Park City, UT
    2.2 miles to city center
    $40 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $40 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Situated less than 4 miles south of Park City, Utah, in Deer Valley, this massive resort places powder hounds right next to the slopes of Deer Valley Resort. What's more, Montage Deer Valley's Spa Montage and ski concierge services will keep you and your equipment in top shape. But its ski-in/ski-out identity doesn't make this five-star property a winter-only escape: A massive outdoor pool, horseback riding and more than 400 miles of hiking trails keep the Montage Deer Valley in season all year round. Guests rave about the spacious rooms, all of which feature cozy gas fireplaces, private balconies or patios and resort or mountain views. And once you've worked up an appetite on the slopes or trails, the resort's five eateries will satisfy a variety of cravings. Visitors also praise the property for its exceptional customer service, claiming they felt like VIPs.
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    Montage Laguna Beach
    Laguna Beach, CA
    $50 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $50 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    The Montage Laguna Beach epitomizes the relaxed class and beauty for which Southern California is known for. The property's location (right along the shore just south of downtown Laguna Beach) is a particularly popular perk among guests. Accommodations at the hotel also include feather-top beds and marble bathrooms, not to mention beautiful turn-of-the-century decor and private terraces or balconies that overlook the ocean. But don't plan on spending too much time in your room. In addition to enjoying the large beach area, you can lounge poolside, receive spa treatments and eat gourmet meals at one of three on-site restaurants. If you happen to be here for date night, recent guests say that the intimate atmosphere and the locally sourced California cuisine at Studio will set the tone for a romantic evening. There are also family programs for children, though previous visitors say that the upscale environment at Montage Laguna Beach is better suited for couples.
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    Montage Palmetto Bluff
    Bluffton, SC
    $40 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $40 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Some see Bluffton, South Carolina, as the gateway into Hilton Head Island, which is just 8 miles farther east. But this quaint town is also rife with opportunities to explore the South Carolina low country. And for recent visitors, there's no better place to make your home base than the alluring Montage Palmetto Bluff. You don't even need to leave the resort premises to enjoy the culture – the property's screened-in shabby-chic porches are a prime setting to enjoy a Carolina sunset. You can dine on the area's freshest seafood at the inn's Canoe Club and experience some of the South's trademark charm from the ever-present and accommodating staff members. Guests can choose to stay in a room within the main house, or within a private cottage. There's also a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course on-site, as well as alligator-spotting excursions, day trips to Daufuskie Island and marshland kayaking in the surrounding area. (Though the resort also charges a $40 daily resort fee.) The Montage Palmetto Bluff sits on Village Park Square, right along the May River (about 95 miles south of Charleston and around 20 miles northeast of Savannah).
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    Ojai Valley Inn
    Ojai, CA
    $35 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $35 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Previous guests praise the rejuvenating and romantic powers of the Ojai Valley Inn, located about 40 miles east of Santa Barbara, California. Hosting an 18-hole golf course, several tennis courts and an award-winning spa, the Ojai Valley Inn's sprawling grounds have all the makings of a relaxing getaway. Ojai Valley Inn's 303 guest rooms and suites boast elegant grey and white decor, as well as custom bedding, flat-screen TVs with DVD/Blu-ray players and in-room pantries. (Some rooms also feature private balconies and fireplaces). Between enjoying Ojai Valley Inn's facilities and heading off to bed, travelers recommend sampling the cuisine at one of the on-site eateries; The Oak is the standout, with diners saying that outside seating and tasty lunch and dinner offerings will make you want to return to again and again.
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    Salamander Resort & Spa
    Middleburg, VA
    $39 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $39 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    This resort can be found about 46 miles west of Washington, D.C., in Middleburg, Virginia, but with its acres of rolling fields and relaxed atmosphere, it feels like it's worlds away from the hectic capital. Travelers love the colonial decor, complete with hardwood floors, plantation-style architecture and traditional design accents. Guest rooms are spacious and come equipped with flat-panel TVs, minibars and excellent views. Salamander Resort & Spa also features an expansive equestrian facility, allowing guests to test their horseback riding skills (for an additional fee). For something more relaxing, make an appointment at the Salamander Spa, which also houses an infinity pool and a fitness center. Lastly, finish off your day at Harrimans, which earns praise from guests for its locally sourced cuisine. Some caution, though, that service provided throughout the property is disappointing.
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    Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort and Spa
    Paradise Valley, AZ
    $40 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $40 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Its name describes this resort perfectly: Sanctuary. And its location, lodged on the side of Camelback Mountain, is rife with opportunities for both rejuvenation and physical activity. No wonder this hotel has seen its fare share of Hollywood heavyweights passing through its doors. Guest rooms are bright and beautiful, with exposed, whitewashed brick walls, deep soaking tubs and panoramic views. But for most travelers, Sanctuary's highlights are located outside the rooms. Guests lounge in (or by) the infinity pool and watch their worries drop off the edge of the world. And for an extra dose of pampering, travelers head straight to the resort spa, which boasts a bevy of Asian-inspired treatments. Visitors can also sip a variety of cocktails made from premium liquor and local ingredients at Jade Bar before enjoying a meal at Elements, the hotel's restaurant run by chef Beau MacMillan. And although Sanctuary does charge a $40 resort fee per night (to cover parking and internet access, among other amenities) on top of the general room rate, many guests weren't fazed by the extra cost.

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