Hotels

By Everett Potter I’ve just returned from Australia’s Silky Oak Lodge where my idea of an eco-lodge was turned on its head. Maybe it was because I could splash in the warm waters of the tropical Mossman River under the canopy of the Daintree Rainforest. Sit on my treehouse balcony undisturbed while

By Mark Orwoll The bedside monkey lamps at Vienna’s new Hotel Leo Grand will either amuse you or unnerve you enough to make you sleep in the bathtub. That is, assuming you can even find your guest quarters in the first place. Room 1, for instance, is on the top

By Ann Abel The best small hotels are nearly always passion projects and labors of love. Lisbon got its latest proof of this in October, with the arrival of Hotel das Amoreiras, a 19-room oasis beside one of the city’s most beautiful small parks. Pedro Oliveira, who founded the new hotel along with his

By Everett Potter The Wyoming ski town of Jackson is known for its steep runs, plentiful snow, and a vibe that is one part cowboy, one part billionaire. The transformation of Mountain Modern gives it an additional attribute: an affordable and stylish property in the heart of downtown. Situated a

By Everett Potter The new Six Senses Crans-Montana is the most exciting luxury ski hotel opening in Europe this winter. It debuts as the sixth Six Senses property in Europe, joining others in France, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. The brand is luxury personified, but the resort may not be familiar

By Steve Jermanok On the edge of Budapest’s Jewish Quarter, a 10-minute walk from the historic Doheny Synagogue, is the latest Anantara property to open in Europe, the Anantara New York Palace. Making its debut in 1894 as the headquarters of New York Life Insurance, the building was bombed in

By David McKay Wilson The Boston area’s charm lies in its longstanding embrace of history and its development on the cutting edge of urban change. That mix makes the Boston metro region an international destination for those looking for history, culture – and it being Boston – professional sporting events.

By Steve Jermanok My initial intention for this column was to write about the Four Seasons Hotel Prague, situated near the historic Charles Bridge on the Old Town Square side of the Vltava River. With an ideal location, spacious rooms, and a contemporary flair, it’s a good choice in town.

By Bart Beeson If The Federal in Brunswick, Maine could talk, you would imagine it would spin long yarns about seafaring days and ocean adventures. The hotel’s original building dates back to the early 1800s and was once the Captain Daniel Stone Inn, named after the well-known sea merchant who

By Everett Potter Manhattan has long been a place where exclusivity reigns. So it seems fitting that it’s home to a new property, The Ned NoMad, which is both a members’ club and luxury hotel that opened a few weeks ago. Situated in the 1903 Beaux Arts Johnston Building, it