#hotel Stories

Italy’s Midcentury Maestros Are Felt All Throughout Casa Brivio

Matteo Thun strikes the ambience of a well-heeled European apartment throughout the centrally...

In London, an Eccentric Boutique Hotel Shakes Up the Scene

Designer Martin Brudnizki fuses retro-glam, Jazz Age opulence, and coastal Italian vibes at...

The Aura of the Swiss Riviera Permeates Locke’s Latest

The European aparthotel brand’s winning recipe stuns in Zurich, where Sella Concept puts a...

Résidence Bouchardon Is Steeped in Seventies Eclecticism

Bernard Dubois leans into retro-cool elements over Beaux-Arts grandiosity for a transportive new...

Every Inch of This Hotel Is Crawling With Color and Pattern

With botanical fabrics, batik carpets, and treasures culled from her travels, Kit Kemp’s lively...

In London, a “Grand” Boutique Hotel Imbued With Coziness

The Grand Bellevue Hotel is a vision of warmth, styled after what Fabrizio Casiraghi imagines as...

The Grande Dame of Carmel Gets a Golden Refresh

Post Company brings the sun-soaked La Playa Hotel into the present with warm touches and subtle...

John Portman’s Legacy Lives On at This Charming San Francisco Hotel

Located in the heart of the city’s Financial District, the Jay subtly references both the late...

Japanese References Coalesce in Paris’s Serene Hotel Hana

Laura Gonzalez and Olivier Leone craft a five-star tribute to the neighborhood’s Japanese...

Palau Fugit’s Contemporary Twist on a Palatial Stay

El Equipo Creativo restores a centuries-old Girona palace with an abundance of color and...

Solar de Vila Meã Boasts the Best of Portuguese Craft Traditions

In the lush vineyards a short distance from Porto, Joana Aranha Studio restores a secluded...

Tara Bernerd Fills a Riviera Maya Hideaway With Artisan Wares

Mexico’s Riviera Maya has its share of accommodations both swaggering and rustic, but its latest,

Casa Alondra Takes Cues From Morelia’s Craft Traditions

Enclosed by the splendor and laid-back elegance of a 17th-century colonial mansion, the newly...

The Faraway Hotel Marks a New Chapter for Martha’s Vineyard

Seamlessly blending midcentury flair with a relaxed vibe, the latest hotel from Workshop/APD pays...

The Hollywood Roosevelt’s Penthouses Enter a New Era

Interior designer Kevin Klein lends his refined touch to restoring some of the entertainment...

At Hôtel Swexan, Kengo Kuma Does Dallas Right

The latest fixture in the city’s burgeoning Harwood District is a decadent fusion of Parisian...

A Boutique Gem Made From the Mexican Terrain

Productora and Esrawe Studio infuse the picturesque Albor Hotel with nods to San Miguel de Allende,

Mollie Aspen Taps Into an Unsung Bauhaus Legacy

With warm wooden touches and branding inspired by Anni Albers, the latest hotel by Post Company...

The Fifth Avenue Hotel Enchants a Gilded Age Mansion

With his signature maximalist flair and textural mélange, Martin Brudnizki forges feelings of...

Tara Bernerd’s Rosewood Munich Captures Bavarian Culture

The globetrotting British designer lends her polish to a pair of carefully restored landmark...

The Lodge at Marconi Redefines a Storied Coastal Site

In the rolling hills of Northern California, Home Studios transforms the former home base of one of

Jouin Manku Brightens Up One of Marrakech’s Most Coveted Stays

La Mamounia celebrates its centenary with total restorations of nine of the hotel’s most beloved...

Meet the “Artsy Aristotle” Behind Greece’s Palatial Calilo Resort

Angelos Michalopoulos has transformed the island of Ios with six hotels and restaurants, none more...

A Beachside Sydney Getaway Debuts a Laid-Back Makeover

Luchetti Krelle imbues the Manly Pacific hotel with breezy cool touches.

Naviva Four Seasons Sets a New Standard for Going Off the Grid

Biophilic design, glamping-style tents, a directive to move at your own pace, and an adopted pig...

This Hotel Is Purpose-Built to Solve Travel Woes—But You Can’t Stay There

With Skyview 6, a new hotel tailored for pilots and flight attendants, American Airlines takes a...

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What’s New This Summer, From Our List Members

A new Glossier store in Washington, D.C., Pophouse Pop-Up at the PGA , Idris Khan’s first solo...

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A Fixture of the Manhattan Hotel Scene Is Reborn With Big Bauhaus Energy

ModernHaus SoHo reflags neighborhood stalwart the James Hotel, replete with a gallery-worthy art...

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Ace Hotels Channels Le Corbusier at Its New Brooklyn Outpost

Drawing on the venerated modernist’s creative workspace refuge, Le Cabanon, the brand opens in...

Lehmann Maupin Takes Shelter at the Peninsula New York

The art gallery partners with the famed hotel on an art exhibition of contemporary works.

3 Sun-Filled Interiors to Inspire Your Summer Retreat

Fusing natural materials with site-specific details, each of these bright, vibrant projects offers...

Opening Shot: In Tbilisi, Art Deco Vibes Permeate a Soviet-Era Publishing House

The team behind the artisan-led Rooms Hotels in Georgia repurpose a Brutalist structure for their...

A Restful Staple of the Japanese Countryside, in Kinetic Tokyo

At Hoshinoya’s urban ryokan, the staff is outfitted in kimonos, rooms have shoji sliding doors,...

Where to Escape to After Paris Fashion Week

With designer showcases soon to take over the city, we suggest one stylish new stay to book in...

10 Standout Design Objects at Angama Mara

Steve and Nicky Fitzgerald are done with the steamer trunks and mosquito nets. At Angama Mara, a...

The Warehouse Hotel Harkens Back to Singapore’s Seedier Times

This converted 19th century "godown" may look contemporary, but it hasn't completely shed its...

The New Venice Hotel We’re Dying to Book

Design director Diego Paccagnella engineers a boutique stay with provincial credibility.

Roomers Has It

A storied wellness haven in Germany welcomes a modern newcomer.

A Thompson Hotel With a Music City Feel

Parts and Labor designed the Thompson Nashville to evoke the city beyond its doors.

Letter from Europe
Trump Talk at Maison & Objet and Beyond

Our editor-in-chief finds the U.S. president looming over the design and art worlds in Paris,...

A Catskills Getaway with a Brooklyn Feel

A former motor inn near Hunter Mountain is now the Catskills’ most stylish stay.

San Francisco

Design heft and art world gravitas are giving the City by the Bay a new patina.

Asbury Park’s New Hotel Marks the Revival of a Boardwalk Town

In a strong vote of confidence for the Jersey Shore, The Asbury opens in a city ripe for...

Six Stylish New Design Hotels in Paris

In the capital of France, boutique hotels have made a comeback. These are the best recent openings.

Room Mate Giulia is a Hotel Worthy of Milan’s Fashionable Travelers

A longtime resident of the city, Patricia Urquiola looked to a midcentury Italian aesthetic for the

The Sri Lankan Escape on a Former Tea Estate

Nestled in the green, rolling terrain of the surrounding UNESCO-protected land, Santani, the...

A New Hotel Connects Past and Present in Marfa

Founded by two of the West Texas art mecca's longtime residents, Hotel Saint George is open for...

South Korea’s New Olympics-Ready Resort

The Seamarq harmonizes with Gangneung's seaside landscape and is Richard Meier and Associates'...

The Faena Hotel Ushers in a New Era of South Beach Glamour

Argentinian developer Alan Faena raises the bar in the capital of over-the-top flash.

Sketches of Spain

A craftily conceived hotel arrival in Barcelona sits at the center of an artisan renaissance.