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Oooooh la la Vegas just got a bit sexier. While every new hotel in Vegas is getting bigger and grander, Cosmo is keeping it classy. This place is...
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The Fairmont San Francisco

San Francisco, California
Very elegant old hotel built on one of the highest points in San Francisco. Different events are held here. No pool. Great views from the top...
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Burj Al Arab

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
One of the most amazing hotel structure ever, the shape and the design just breathtaking. Even from distance away it will wow you, inside is...
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Hotel del Coronado

Greater San Diego, California
The Victorian-era hotel del Coronado, is one of the oldest (1888) and biggest hotels in California, sitting on 28 acres at the south end of...
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The Peninsula Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China
Peninsula Hong Kong Hotel is 6-star hotel in Hong Kong, if you wish to see the famous Hong Kong artists or international famous artists, sure you...
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Halekulani

Oahu, Hawaii
A beautiful hotel located along the beach in Honolulu. I came here to attend a wedding. Guests were welcomed on the ground floor and then we were...
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Wynn Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Hands down the best hotel I've ever stayed in. From the service to my room, everything was perfect. My room was huge with a nice view to the golf...
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Hotel Ritz Paris

Paris and Surrounds, France
Closed for renovations! Boo! No Hemmingway Bar until late this year or 2015.
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The Soho Hotel

London, United Kingdom
This is a great hotel and the cocktail bar is fabulous. We went there on the day after Halloween, when Soho was teeming, and found it a refuge....
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If you have reservation at this hotel between Jan-April 2014, Run, do not walk to your travel agent and get rebooked somewhere else! We made...
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Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Greater Miami, Florida
Miami is a city that is quickly becoming the new New York City. It’s skyscrapers, music scene, and citizens make it a popular destination for...
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Taj Mahal Palace & Tower

Mumbai (Bombay), India
The andaaz of hotel, restaurant and rooms are very surprising and so beautifully done the room work.
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Makati Shangri-La Manila

Makati City, Philippines
Whatever you expect from a Shangri-La, you get. I stayed here at this hotel a few years ago and was delighted by the service. A majestic lobby...
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An absolutely stunning resort and casino on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. The food was excellent, the grounds amazing, and the experience as...
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Montage Laguna Beach

Orange County, California
Awesome piano bar, great wine selection.. David the pianist is amazing. I proposed to my wife on the bench over looking the Pacific Ocean here....
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I like the Fours Season Hotel's on my trip I prefer stay there !
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Dream Downtown Hotel

Greater New York City, New York State
Whether you are looking for a great hotel for your family or just a place to wine and dine, the Dream Hotel is rapidly causing a stir and becoming a...
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This review is for the general grounds, restaurants and auditorium, and not as a hotel guest - I've never been in one of the rooms. The Kennedy...
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The Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay, California
This place has the best view in the bay area! The hotel is located in one of the most beautiful beaches in the bay, on top of a cliff, with great...
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You can barely tell that this is a hotel now, and not a palace any longer. Amazing location right on the water and close to historic tourist...
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Peninsula Shanghai

Shanghai, China
Super convenient. Great, classic building. Sometimes occasionally misses the market but is occasionally brilliant.
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We had the most measured expectations coming into staying at this place for spring break. It was one week, no specific plan other than to relax...
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This was a beautiful hotel. I stayed in it the year it opened. It is more towards Fells Point and away from the Inner Harbor. The rooms were nice and...
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Ace Hotel and Swim Club

Palm Springs, California
There's Palm Spring pre-Ace Hotel and Swim Club, and there's post-Ace Palm Springs. You can't really say enough about what the Ace did for this...
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The St. Regis Bora Bora Resort

Bora Bora, French Polynesia
In true St. Regis luxury and style the Bora Bora Resort provides exceptional service and an experience to remember. Offering amazing views of...
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Hotel Monteleone

New Orleans, Louisiana
This is a fantastic hotel located just along the fringe of the French Quarter (right where you want to be). They have valet since parking is very...
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The Aubrey

Santiago, Chile
Testament to how much the Bellavista neighbourhood has changed in recent years - it used to be something of a magnet for tatty students and...
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The Peninsula Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
A night at the Peninsula, it doesn't get much better than that. The rooms are clean, quiet and immaculate. The staff is very helpful, especially...
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Simply an amazing resort to have diner / people watch
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Dusit Thani Hotel

Bangkok, Thailand
Well placed and a good view from there, good food and services and all the personal was very nice. I recomend going here if you can afford it....
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Park Hyatt Sydney

Sydney and Surrounds, Australia
very nice spot to be or just for coffee or lunch...the view!!!
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Liberty Hotel

Boston and Surrounds, Massachusetts
The Liberty is definitely the coolest hotel I've stayed at in Boston. It was literally a prison until 1990 and has been converted into a luxury...
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Perfect location, great, very serviceminded staff and wonderful beds. Why stay anywhere else?
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Alfonso XIII Hotel

Seville, Spain
In 2000 my fiance and I flew to Madrid, leased a car, and drove to Sevilla to get married. While there, we stayed at the Alfonso XIII Hotel. We loved...
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The Carneros Inn

Napa and Sonoma Valley, California
A lovely place to stay in an exceptional setting. Horses grazing in nearby pastures, a wonderful pool, and rooms with a great deal of privacy....
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I stayed at the Aulani for a night to celebrate a friend's wedding. The wedding ceremony was held outdoors on the Halawai Lawn and then the...
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The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles

Greater Los Angeles, California
Very fancy hotel. Valet parking only, though, which costs $25. Renaissance paintings and furniture add to the classiness of the atmosphere. A...
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The St. Regis is a bit pricey, but well worth it. The rooms are luxuriously appointed with unbelievably comfortable beds. Our room, as well as...
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Hotel Sacher Wien

Vienna, Austria
Didn't stay here but had to try the Sachertorte in its place of creation. It melted in my mouth.
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The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel

Orange County, California
There's no place like the Ritz! drop by for anything you want. Even a free tram ride Salt Creek Beach in the summer. They are very gracious....
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The Beehive

Rome and Surrounds, Italy
A stylish hostel that is steps from Termini station, but feels like a little oasis of modern cool. A vegetarian cafe graces the basement and...
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citizenM Amsterdam City

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Nice hotel, clean but very expensive: coffe 4€. Close to the city, 10 minutes by bus. Room a little bit small but nice design, modern stile....
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A trully beautiful and modern hotel located just by the beach (and next to Potato Head). Can easily spend the whole day in the hotel chilling...
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Bacara Resort and Spa

Santa Barbara, California
This luxury spa is beloved for its brunch, ocean views, toiletries, and attentive service.
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The Broadmoor

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Fantastic hotel with exceptional service! You will not be disappointed staying here.
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Revel

Atlantic City and the New Jersey Shore, New Jersey
Stayed in this beautiful hotel for a bachelorette party and had an amazing time! Our room was immaculate and very spacious. And the bathroom was...
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Hermanus Backpackers

Hermanus, South Africa
Amazing Great White Shark cage diving deal includes accommodation for only R995! You can find out more about the deal on their website or on...
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MotorCity Casino Hotel

Detroit, Michigan
This 400 room Detroit casino hotel is near Masonic Temple & the Fox Theater. The MotorCity Casino Hotel includes a restaurant and a bar/lounge....
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A Japanese bath house and spa with luxurious hot tubs and full spa amenities.
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Hotel Le St James

Montreal, Quebec
Very nice hotel in an old renovated bank. Rooms were quite spacious. Spa is in the old vault of the bank and is a fun place for a massage. The library...
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This is an over the top Marriott, right next to the Grand Ole Opry. The hotel complex is expansive with nearly 20 restaurants/bars/cafes,...
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Atlantis The Palm

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Picture: Atlantis Hotel Palm Jumeirah shot taken from the monorail ride... Atlantis Aqua Park is great as well as the Atlantis Aquarium...
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Disappointed to say the service failed to impress. As the saying goes, looks can be deceiving. It is truly a gorgeous and ginormous hotel,...
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Grand Wailea has enough pools to last a lifetime. Very fun water slides and such right on the ocean. Highly recommend the smoothies. Be sure to...
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Four Seasons Hotel

Hong Kong, China
Killer pool and city view. Located close to everything! Amaaaaaing spa and staff throughout the hotel. Of course the restaurants are...
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Sheraton Waikiki

Oahu, Hawaii
This property is slightly away from the beach, but not enough to care. The location is actually very central for shopping and other amenities,...
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Paradise Point Resort & Spa

Greater San Diego, California
To my surprise, they have done A LOT OF RENOS that makes me happy. New dark wood laminate floors, with bedroom set to match. (No more wicker chair x...
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Four Seasons Hotel New York

Greater New York City, New York State
Those who follow my reviews know that I have no tolerance for snooty staff behavior. I have been staff, and know what it means to provide 5 star...
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Encore At Wynn Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
really loving these rooms and the awesome view of the strip. be prepared for a bit of a wait at checkin (no seating area). spacious, upscale rooms...
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The London West Hollywood

Greater Los Angeles, California
The rooms at the London are very nice, except for the fact that the uber cool showers flood the bathrooms. The food here is excellent, the...
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This prison turned hotel is completely gorgeous from every angle! Perfect location for visiting the sights with Hagai Sophia, Blue Mosque and...
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The Phoenician Resort

Phoenix and Surrounds, Arizona
I feel like I’m in a dream world. No, really, this place is beautiful. It is everything you could want in a resort, except the beach (and the...
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Benson Hotel

Portland, Oregon
Great pet friendly option in Portland when the Hotel Monaco rates are high. This is in an old building with charm and class. Walking distance to...
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Grand Hyatt Santiago

Santiago, Chile
Thinking of a luxury stay, that's your hotel. Rates are expensive, but the service, structure and environment are worth Staff is unique in...
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4 seasons is so consistent - they're great hotels to stay at when traveling. The service is great, rooms are spacious and the location was ok...
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The Palmer House Hilton

Chicago, Illinois
Aside from housing the rich and famous during the 1893 World's Fair, the Palmer House also shares another piece of history with the exhibition....
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The Surf and Sand Resort

Orange County, California
Don’t let the petite lobby fool you, this hotel is enormous! It has three large buildings on the property all with oversized rooms, ocean and...
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Blakes Hotel

London, United Kingdom
Everything from the plush red decor to the freestanding bathtub made my room feel more like a boudoir than a place where one stays on a business...
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Le Parker Meridien Palm Springs

Palm Springs, California
Everything about this hotel says luxury. The spa was fabulous and the most zen relaxing experience I’ve ever had. The grounds and gardens of the...
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The Westin Book Cadillac is an iconic hotel that embodies Detroit’s revolution. The Book Cadillac building was built in a neo-classical style...
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The BEST Resort in Bali, service second to none. Staff goes above and beyond to give guests the most pleasurable experience....
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Bellagio Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
rooms are very nice, and a short walk across the street from the awesome Marquee Day & Nightclub!
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The Royal Hawaiian

Oahu, Hawaii
Also known as the Pink Palace, the centrally located hotel in the heart of Honolulu's shopping district is a wonderful place to stay. The...
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We have stayed at this Hotel and it never disappoints . The staff is warm and very helpful without being overly pretentious. We love staying here...
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One of the top high teas are held in the mandarin oriental hotel. The scones are to die for and the strawberry green tea is deliciousness!...
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W New York - Times Square

Greater New York City, New York State
While the W in Times Square is not my idea of the best location, it serves a great purpose for business travelers that are looking for good...
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M Resort Spa Casino

Las Vegas, Nevada
This is for the spa only: Spa Mio was a nice option for me, since it was far enough away from the strip to avoid the crowd. I've been to my share of...
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W Santiago

Santiago, Chile
at walking distance of Providencia, probably the best hotels we ever have been, extreme friendly and helpfull staff, perfect service,...
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Peninsula Beverly Hills

Greater Los Angeles, California
Both humans and their pets are pampered at the Peninsula Beverly Hills. Your dog is sure to appreciate the personalized towels and plush doggy...
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Marriott Marina San Diego

Greater San Diego, California
By far the most convenient hotel we have stayed in while in San Diego. If you are looking a hotel that is walking distance to Gaslamp, Marriott can...
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This hotel is located within the Mandalay Bay building, but is operated as an independent hotel, with separate secured entrances into the...
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This boutique hotel has a popular rooftop bar as well, perfect for summer evenings and weekend afternoons.
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These are lovely condos that can be rented as hotel rooms. The property is what you would expect of a 5-star resort in Las Vegas, and there is...
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Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa Orange County

Orange County, California
What a grand hotel. Whoever did the interior designing got it completely right. All the furniture was of dark high quality wood and most walls...
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The Savoy

London, United Kingdom
a bit out of the major center. very good hotel, very nice lounge to have your perfect afternoon tea. service high standard, room was a bit dark...
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Grosvenor House Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Famous for afternoon tea :) should give it a try !
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Les Suites Orient

Shanghai, China
rated # 1 hotel in Shanghai on trip advisor. If you get lucky with a corner room, you'll have an amazing view on the bund. obviously not cheap. I...
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This is a lovely 5-star resort, located just east of Honolulu. The grounds are lovely, the beach is very private, they have dolphins...
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The Ritz is very nice, but the location is a bit far north for my liking. It is a bit windy on this part of the island, and I have found the beaches to be...
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The St. Regis Hotel, New York

Greater New York City, New York State
We didn't actually stay at this hotel, but we spent seventy dollars drinking tea and eating cookies in the hotel's plush lobby....
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SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills

Greater Los Angeles, California
Sleek and sultry, the SLS hotel embodies everything that you may love or hate about LA. Beautiful and chic interiors, unique aesthetics inside...
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Andaz West Hollywood

Greater Los Angeles, California
The Andaz West Hollywood is a beautiful hotel. As with most hotels in the LA area, you will have to valet park. The service is spot on; the valet was...
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Hostelling International - New York

Greater New York City, New York State
This hostel feels like a summer camp, in the best way! Travelers congregate on the porch outside to discuss their plans for the days and...
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Chic, trendy, and modern is the Modern in Honolulu. The pool side bar is a good choice for sunset watching while the pool itself is great for...
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The Four Seasons in Wailea may be one of the most romantic hotels I have ever visited. They cater to couples and honeymooners, and are well versed...
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W New York - Union Square

Greater New York City, New York State
One of my favorite NYC hotels. Great service, nice sized rooms, my only complaint is that they don't have bathtubs.
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The first time I stayed at this resort was when i was 12 years old. It still looks the same, for the most part, and there are a lot of redeeming...
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This is a very nice resort very close to where I usually like to stay. As you would expect, the pools and amenities are fantastic. The location is...
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THEhotel at Mandalay Bay

Las Vegas, Nevada
I have had several nice stays here. The lobby is gorgeous, it attaches to the Mandalay Bay Casino, and the rooms are quite large and comfortable....
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Less than 5 minutes to more golf! The restaurant is open for lunch and offers gorgeous views. We love the onion rings and fish sandwiches. Ask for...