The 50 Best Hotels in the USA 2021 Part 3


30. The Cloister at Sea Island

A south Georgia gem, The Cloister at Sea Island has hosted world leaders, championship golfers, couples and various other types of travelers for more than 90 years. Its expansive seaside location makes it perfect for families, groups and anyone hosting an event. Ranked as the No. 1 Best Hotel in Georgia, it offers varying accommodation types to suit the needs of every visitor. Book a room or suite in the main building for easy access to the property’s restaurants and amenities, including a spa, a fitness center and 16 Har-Tru tennis courts. High ceilings, down bedding, wood beams, Oriental rugs and rain showers give the accommodations a comforting, homey feel. Best of all, a stay at The Cloister at Sea Island puts guests across the street from the resort’s private beach.

29. Williamsburg Inn

The Williamsburg Inn blends old-world charm with modern amenities. Located beside Colonial Williamsburg in downtown Williamsburg, Virginia, this hotel is a great place to hang your hat after a day of learning all about the area’s history. Guest rooms and suites are fit for royalty, with plush armchairs, elegant drapery, wooden wardrobes and decorative wallpaper. Outside the accommodations, guests will find a spa, three pools, a fitness center and 48 meeting rooms. Not to mention, this property sits close to the three courses that comprise The Golden Horseshoe Golf Club. Another can’t-miss feature is the on-site Social Terrace restaurant, which offers an ideal setting for winding down with a cocktail or socializing with other guests.

28. Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C.

What was once a Washington, D.C., post office is now a glitzy hotel with guest rooms and suites featuring dramatic touches like 16-foot ceilings, solid wood doors and crystal chandeliers. Accommodations at the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. are decorated in cream and blue tones and boast expansive city views from large windows. While luxury-seeking tourists will enjoy a stay here, this Trump Hotels outpost is equally ideal for business travelers because it offers 38,000 square feet of meeting and event space across 17 rooms. In fact, its main venue, the Presidential Ballroom, is one of the largest ballrooms in the city. The hotel also houses a modern steakhouse and the Benjamin Bar & Lounge, which is appropriately named for Benjamin Franklin, the nation’s first postmaster general.

27. Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

This Four Seasons outpost brings some extra elegance to the Windy City. The No. 3 Best Hotel in Chicago, the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is situated near The Magnificent Mile, giving guests easy access to the city’s best attractions. Visitors can opt for a city- or lake-facing room or suite, but no matter which space they choose, they’ll discover a marble bathroom, designer toiletries, large windows and a private minibar. Travelers staying here can also focus on wellness at the fitness center, indoor pool or on-site spa, which offers treatments like a vintage bourbon massage and a lotus cherry blossom exfoliation.

26. The Breakers Palm Beach

Travelers head to The Breakers Palm Beach in Palm Beach, Florida, to unwind in style. Sun-seekers will enjoy the property’s four pools, five whirlpools and private beach. Meanwhile, golfers will relish the chance to play Florida’s oldest course. Those who crave an adrenaline rush can rent water sports equipment, sign up for a banana boat ride or arrange scuba diving lessons. No matter how visitors choose to spend their stays, they can satiate their appetites at one of 10 on-site eateries. Or, guests can head to their well-appointed digs and order room service; each accommodation features a flat-screen TV, luxury linens and a minibar.

25. Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills

This all-suite member of the Viceroy Hotels & Resorts family is situated within walking distance of bustling Rodeo Drive, but its quiet residential location in Beverly Hills, California, makes it ideal for those in search of rest and relaxation. Suites – which are thoughtfully decorated with neutral, metallic accents – offer balconies, seating areas and marble bathrooms. Access to Amazon Alexa virtual assistants, unique children’s amenities and custom dog beds ensure everyone feels comfortable while staying at Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills. The rooftop pool is a major attraction for visitors who want to kick back on plush lounge chairs and sip beverages from the poolside bar. Plus, guests can treat themselves to gourmet French bistro-inspired bites at Avec Nous and signature massage treatments at the spa.

24. Montage Kapalua Bay

Not only is Montage Kapalua Bay a picturesque beachfront property on the island of Maui, but it also provides a plethora of activities for every kind of traveler. The resort offers two championship golf courses for athletes, a full-service spa for relaxation-seekers, snorkeling tours for adventurers and luaus for anyone itching to experience that special part of Hawaiian culture. The resort also houses several bars and restaurants, including poolside dining options and a cliff-side villa that is available to rent for private events. When night falls, guests can retire to their posh suites, which feature full kitchens, dining areas and private lanais that overlook gardens or the ocean.

23. Hotel Emma

Upon arriving at San Antonio’s Hotel Emma, which is located in the city’s Pearl district, you’ll receive a homemade margarita to sip on while you admire all of the property’s eccentric details. Accommodations are adorned with dark wood and leather furniture, plus throw pillows with colorful patterns. Available in-room amenities range from flat-screen TVs to seersucker bathrobes to in-room pantries stocked with locally made products. Guests can also get a taste of Texas while dining at the on-site restaurant, Supper, or when purchasing items from the hotel’s boutique grocery store, Larder.

22. Twin Farms

This adults-only hotel fosters tranquility, and it’s a popular destination for travelers looking for a bit of luxury and seclusion. Perfect for a romantic getaway, Twin Farms features accommodations with antique furniture, fireplaces, feather beds, minifridges stocked with complimentary goodies and large windows with scenic views. The Vermont wilderness is beautiful in every season, and the all-inclusive hotel’s food is made from fresh local and seasonal ingredients. When it comes to activities, guests can tour the property’s beehives or enjoy all kinds of adrenaline-pumping pursuits, including biking, hiking, skating and skiing on the hotel’s private trails. What’s more, the property houses a spa that uses organic, natural ingredients in its treatments.

21. Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

The Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is the peak of paradise. Situated beside the ocean on the Big Island, the property is the perfect base for a memorable Hawaiian adventure. The resort offers a plethora of excursions, from local coffee farm tours to photography workshops to boat trips. However, it may prove difficult to leave the comfort of the resort considering it features various dining venues, a golf course and a spa. Not to mention, each guest room and suite comes equipped with an illy coffee machine, a Bluetooth speaker, a flat-screen TV and a picturesque view of the ocean, pool or golf course.

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