Choosing a hotel for many can be the hardest part of planning a holiday or vacation. If you’re planning a trip to the United States this year then we’ve got you covered. So your tickets are booked, your bags are packed, plus you don’t need to worry about an e111 health insurance card for America. So here’s our top ten hotels in the USA to consider.
Auberge du Soleil
If you’re planning a getaway to California’s Napa Valley and need somewhere to stay, then look no further than the Auberge du Soleil. This hotel has received back to back Michelin stars for 10 consecutive years and features an Asian-inspired yoga pavilion, spa and a large sculpture garden. A standard room is 520 square feet, room and suite prices range from $600-5,200 per night based on the season and availability.
One of Chicago’s top hotels is renowned for its customer service and expansive rooms which average 890 square feet according to the hotel. Waldorf rooms feature fireplaces, furnished outdoor terraces and bathrooms with a soaking tub, separate shower and dual vanities. Guests also receive complimentary access to the hotel spa. Standard room prices range from $350-700 per night and suites can cost upwards from $1000.
A black sheep in Las Vegas due to its absence of a casino but what it lacks in gambling it makes up for with its two-storey 1930’s Shanghai inspired spa. Located in the heart of the Vegas strip, this hotel features 335 guestrooms and 57 suites ranging from 850-3,100 square feet. The Mandarin Oriental is a Forbes triple five-star luxury hotel. Standard room prices range between $270-550 per night while suites can cost upwards from $1499.
A focal point of the riverfront in downtown Chicago and mere minutes away from popular landmarks like the Loop, Grant Park, Magnificent Mile and Millennium Park. With 286 guestrooms and 48 suites with floor to ceiling windows and priced from $300-500 per night for a standard room but upwards of $1000 depending on availability and season. The Langham has three dining areas, a spa and fitness centre plus 15,000 square feet of event space.
Montage Palmetto Bluff
Situated in South Carolina near a nature preserve, walking trails, a marina and a Jack Nicklaus signature golf course within a 20,000 acre development, the Montage Palmetto Bluff has four restaurants, freshwater and saltwater fishing, a shooting club, spa, gym and a salon. Standard rooms range from $350-750 per night while suites and special offers can cost upward of $2,000.
Peninsula Beverly Hills
If Beverly Hills, California is where you want to be then you’d best book yourself into the Peninsula. This hostel has been rated AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Five Star since 1993 and features 195 guestrooms, 38 suites and 17 private villas. The Belvedere restaurant has won the AAA Five Diamond award for 21 consecutive years and specialises in Mediterranean-inspired dishes. Standard rooms range from $635-1,000 per night but deluxe suites will cost upward of $2,400.
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai
The Four Seasons has been awarded the Trip Advisor Traveller’s Choice Award and has been listed on Conde Nast Traveller’s reader’s choice list. The resort features black lava landscapes and white sand beaches, seven swimming pools, five Oceanside restaurants and a 28,000 square foot spa. Standard rooms range from $890-1,500 per night bus suites and special promotions cost upwards of $5000.
Aria Sky Suites
Another winner of the Forbes Five-Star Award and AAA Five Diamond Award, the Aria Sky Suites in Las Vegas feature private key elevator plus access to 2,000 electronic newspapers and complimentary iPad and laptop use. The hotel suites range from 1,050-2,060 square feet, each with floor to ceiling windows that overlook the Vegas strip. Standard rooms are priced $360-800 per night dependent on season and availability while speciality suites can cost $3,500-7,500.
Just a stone’s throw away from the White House, the Jefferson is a 95 room boutique hotel with 23 suites and a spa. This hotel is nearly 100 years old and pays homage to its namesake with an original collection of documents signed by Thomas Jefferson plus antiques and period artefacts. Standard rooms range from $350-600 per night and upwards of $850 for suites. If you’d like to stay in the Martha Jefferson or Thomas Jefferson suites then you’d need to contact the hotel directly.
The Lodge at Sea Island
An annual recipient of the Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond awards since 2001 and a golfer’s paradise. The Lodge has 40 guestrooms that are surrounded by Sea Island’s gold club’s two 18-hole championship courses. This hotel also has a bagpiper that plays every night at sunset and guests can even take bagpipe lessons on site. Standard rooms range from $375-730 per night and speciality suites can cost upwards from $2,100.