U.S. News & World Report has released its annual Best Hotels in the USA rankings, putting all the information you need to plan your next fantastic getaway in one place. The U.S. News & World Report ranking methodology is the most comprehensive in the business. It ranks only the best of the best in luxury hotels, and bases its determinations on three important elements: hotel class ratings, guest ratings and industry awards and recognition. The U.S. News hotel awards are given out based not only on the highest industry accolades, but also on direct feedback from real people — so you can be confident the top 10 are the peak in both luxury and customer experience.
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Since opening in 2013, the Langham Chicago has rocketed to the top of many industry lists, earning five diamonds from AAA and five stars from Forbes Travel. This towering hotel on the banks of the Chicago River wows guests with its exceptional dining, accommodating staff and convenient location. Find your room today through Booking.com.
The beauty, culture and cuisine of Hawaii are perfectly showcased at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, which is the Big Island’s only AAA Five Diamond and Forbes Travel Five-Star hotel. The exclusive Oceanfront Concierge Service and organic, farm-to-table restaurant keep guests coming back. Book today through Expedia!
The Jefferson, a member of the Preferred Hotels and Resorts portfolio, also appears on best-of lists from Conde Nast Traveler, Frommer’s City Guide and Travel + Leisure. Located just blocks from the White House and historic D.C. landmarks, the Jefferson is a small hotel with just 95 rooms. Standout features include award-winning dining at the three in-house venues, elegant décor and a rich sense of history. Find a great rate at Hotels.com.
The residences at Montage Kapalua Bay include all the amenities of a family beach house along with the sophistication of a modern luxury hotel. But that’s only part of the reason it was rated the best hotel in Hawaii by Travel + Leisure readers and is among U.S. News & World Report’s top five hotels in the United States. Sunset views are available from nearly every residence, and you can partake in adventures such as helicopter rides and luxuries such as a seaweed cocoon at the world-class on-site spa. Book through Expedia!
Set in the resort town of Sea Island, Georgia, the Lodge has received a Conde Nast Traveler Gold award and a Travel + Leisure World’s Best award. The resort complex features three golf courses, five miles of private beach, a yacht club and more. Guests love the family-friendly atmosphere, spacious rooms and excellent hospitality. Find rooms through Booking.com.
Welcoming, personalized service defines the experience at this hotel, located about 11 miles north of Miami Beach. With ocean and bay views, four pools and 98 spacious and modern rooms, Acqualina is a distinct hotel in a popular travel destination. Travelers can’t get enough of this hotel, which explains why it was also included on the Conde Nast Readers’ Choice List and TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards in 2016. Get a great deal on a room through Expedia.
Take in views of the National Mall and the White House from this historic hotel, named for two of its former residents, journalist Henry Adams and Secretary of State John Hay. The Hay-Adams is known for its early American decor, dark wood accents, elegant guest rooms and a general air that’s steeped in history. Book through Hotels.com for a great deal.
As the only ski resort on the list, Montage Deer Valley holds its own in snowy Park City, where visitors can enjoy its ski-in, ski-out location and countless winter activities. The cozy rooms, featuring plenty of space and warming fireplaces, make this the perfect escape for winter lovers. But with kayaking adventures, access to hundreds of miles of hiking and a large outdoor pool, Montage Deer Valley is far from a seasonal stay.
Situated about 30 minutes north of San Diego, Rancho Valencia has the element of seclusion that impresses and relaxes guests at the same time. The resort made it onto the 2016 Conde Nast Readers’ Choice List and Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards for good reason. Gorgeously appointed guest rooms, public spaces and a tequila bar give off a Mexican-hacienda vibe that charms guests throughout their stay. For a deal, try booking through Travelocity.
Primland is set on 12,000 rolling acres amid the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. And its accommodations are just as vast, with a choice among cottages, houses or rooms. But it’s days spent exploring the resort’s outdoor wonderland and evenings stargazing at the hotel’s observatory that are most appealing to all those ready to lose themselves in the meadows of southern Virginia.
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