Home»Travels with Larry Olmsted»Travels with Larry Olmsted: 10 Great Luxury Boutique Hotels

Travels with Larry Olmsted: 10 Great Luxury Boutique Hotels

CordeValle in California, one of Larry Olmsted's Top 10 Luxury Boutique Hotels
CordeValle in California, one of Larry Olmsted’s Top 10 Luxury Boutique Hotels

Bigger is sometimes better, but that is not usually the case with luxury hotels and resorts. Beyond a certain size they often lose their intimacy, their hands-on service touch and the magical feeling that they know and care about guests as individuals. In short, big resorts often lose the sensation of a true home away from home. But on the other hand, small properties often under deliver, lacking the amenities of a full service hotel that many travelers want, such as multiple restaurant options, a lavish spa and sporting facilities.

There are fantastic boutique hotels all over the world, but these 10 are closer to home, in North and Central America.

Read more …

 

larry   Award-winning travel journalist Larry Olmsted is a Contributing Editor to US Airways Magazine and Cigar Aficionado Magazine and “The Great Life” columnist for Forbes.com.

Previous post

Botswana with Epic Private Journeys

Next post

Steve Jermanok's Active Travels: Scotland's John Muir Way

2 Comments

  1. May 7, 2014 at 2:21 pm — Reply

    That CordeValle is gorgeous! What’s the average rate there?

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *