If you’re like us, you’ve already planned out your vacation dates around the public holidays this year and you’ve started scoping out plane tickets. If you’re planning to visit the big US of A this year, we’ve got five hotels you should definitely try to stay at at some of most incredible cities in the country.
1. Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco
Cast your eyes over sweeping views of San Francisco Bay and the city from the sweet comforts of Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco. With its central location, this stylish hotel is within walking distance of the city’s most famous attractions such as Union Square and Fisherman’s Wharf. When you’re done visiting the Alcatraz Island and drinking your weight’s worth of hipster coffee, why not visit Napa Valley during your stay; tasting fine wine amidst lush rolling hills sounds like a good vacation, doesn’t it?
Mandarin Oriental, 222 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA, 94104 USA, +1(415) 276 9888, www.mandarinoriental.com/sanfrancisco
2. The St Regis, Washington D.C.
No other Washington D.C. luxury hotel boasts the impeccable location and grandeur of the St. Regis Washington, D.C. Hotel. A historic hotel favoured by royalty and diplomats, you will appreciate its dazzling design, bespoke service and exquisite amenities. Located just two blocks from the White House, you couldn’t have chosen a finer address, so go on, take a sip of the St Regis signature Bloody Mary and celebrate in royal style!
The St Regis, 923 16th and K Streets, N.W. Washington, District of Columbia 20006, USA, +1(202) 638 2626, www.stregiswashingtondc.com
3. Soho Beach House, Miami
If you’re looking for a sophisticated retreat to kick start your 2015, then Soho Beach House is the place to be. You can while away your time sunbathing by the 100ft main pool surrounded by palm trees and lounge beds or sip colourful cocktails at the Tiki Bar, a 1940’s Cuban inspired and tropical space with a grill and fire pit. An effortlessly stylish and chic property offering the ultimate South Beach experience!
Soho Beach House, 4385 Collins Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA, +1(786) 507 7900, www.sohobeachhouse.com
4. Four Seasons Hotel, New York
With spectacular views over bustling Midtown East in Manhattan, step inside New York’s tallest five-star luxury hotel, Four Seasons Hotel New York. Enjoy some of the city’s most acclaimed fine dining and drinks at The Garden restaurant or treat yourself and your loved one to a signature treatment in their luxurious L. Raphael spa. Be prepared for an exhilarating experience that will get you singing New York, New York!
Four Seasons Hotel, 57 East 57th Street, New York 10022, USA, +1 (212) 758 5700, www.fourseasons.com/newyork
5. Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles
Nestled in 12 acres of lush landscaped gardens, Hotel Bel-Air will win you over with its impeccable service, luxuriously appointed rooms and charming atmosphere. For the ultimate indulgence, delight your taste buds with delicious Californian cuisines combined with European and Mediterranean influences courtesy of Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air. No doubt you will be eating and celebrating to your heart’s content in this exclusive oasis!
701 Stone Canyon Road Los Angeles, CA 90077, USA, (+1) 310 472 1211, www.dorchestercollection.com/los-angeles/hotel-bel-air
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