Whether you prefer the quiet solitude of a rural ranch, salty beach breeze, or sophisticated art hotel, this year’s entries for top places to stay fit your lifestyle.

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Salish Lodge & Spa

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NameAddressAward
Monarch Casino Hotel Spa488 Main St, Black Hawk, CO 80422
Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa Rancho Mirage32-250 Bob Hope Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa400 Cannery Row, Monterey CA 93940
Omni La Costa Resort & Spa2100 Costa Del Mar Road, Carlsbad, CA 92009
Rancho Bernardo Inn17550 Bernardo Oaks Dr, San Diego, CA 92128
Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa5921 Valencia Circle
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
Roman Spa Hot Springs Resort1300 Washington Street, Calistoga, CA 94515
Salish Lodge & Spa6501 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie, WA 98065Dinner and a Show
Tetherow Resort61240 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend, OR 97702
The Grand America Hotel555 S Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
The Little America Hotel & Resort Cheyenne2800 W Lincoln Way, Cheyenne, WY 82009
The Little America Hotel Salt Lake City500 S Main Street Salt Lake City, UT 84101
The Little America Hotel WyomingInterstate 80, Exit 68, Little America, WY 82929
The Lodge at Torrey Pines11480 N. Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037
Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas3752 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV, 89158
Wynn Las Vegas3131 Las Vegas Blvd. Las Vegas, NV 89109

Desert Hotels

Castle Hot Springs Arizona desert view
Castle Hot Springs

Thomas J. Story

NameAddressAward
ADERO Scottsdale13225 North Eagle Ridge Drive, Scottsdale, AZ 85268
Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows6114 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort2400 E Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Castle Hot Springs5050 N Castle Hot Springs Rd, Morristown, AZ 85342Superlative Spa Retreats
CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa37220 Mule Train Road
Carefree, AZ
85377
Superlative Spa Retreats
El Monte Sagrado317 Kit Carson Rd, Taos, NM 87571
Element Bend1526 NW Wall St.
Bend, OR 97703
Enchantment Resort525 Boynton Canyon Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336
Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces705 S Telshor Blvd, Las Cruces, NM 88011
Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85258
Inn & Spa at Loretto211 Old Santa Fe Trail, Santa Fe, NM, 87501
Miramonte Resort & Spa45000 Indian Wells Ln, Indian Wells, CA 92210
Mountain Shadows Resort Scottsdale5445 E Lincoln Dr, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253
Oasis Cabin Resort609 S Hwy 197
Maupin, OR 97037
Beautiful Base Camps
Pioneertown Motel & Red Dog Saloon5240 Curtis Road
Pioneertown, CA 92268
Transporting Tables
Raton Pass Motor Inn308 Canyon Drive, Raton, NM 87740
Scottsdale's Royal Palms Resort and Spa5200 E Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018

Hawaii Hotels

Prince Waikiki
Prince Waikiki

Courtesy of Prince Waikiki

NameAddressAward
ESPACIO the Jewel of Waikiki2452 Kalakaua Avenue Honolulu, HI 96815
Halepuna Waikiki by Halekulani2233 Helumoa Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina, HI 96761-1985
Ko’a Kea Hotel & Resort2251 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756
Prince Waikiki100 Holomoana Street, Honolulu, HI 96815
Pure KauaiKauai, Hawaii
SCP Hilo126 Banyan Way, Hilo HI 96720
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa2605 Kaanapali Parkway, Lahaina, HI 96761
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa2552 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
Wailea Beach Resort3700 Wailea Alanui Dr, Wailea, HI 96753

Lodging Near State and National Parks

recycled outdoor furniture Loll designs at auto camp Joshua tree
Autocamp Joshua Tree

Courtesy of Loll Designs and Autocamp

NameAddressAward
AutoCamp Joshua Tree62209 Verbena Rd, Joshua Tree, CA 92252Off-grid Luxury
Château du Sureau48688 Victoria Lane, Oakhurst, CA 93644
Cavallo Point601 Murray Circle, Sausalito, CA 94965
Dave & Matt Vans285 Spring Creek Cir, Gypsum, CO 81637
Evergreen Lodge at Yosemite33160 Evergreen Rd, Groveland, CA 95321
Hotel Jackson120 N. Glenwood Ave, Jackson, Wyoming 83001
Maitland Manor131 E 12th Street Port Angeles, WA 98362
REI San Juan Island HopperSan Juan Islands
Sheldon ChaletDenali National ParkAlaskan Jewels
Tenaya Lodge at Yosemite1112 Highway 41, Fish Camp, CA 93623
The Cloudveil112 Center St, Jackson, WY 83001Great Hotel Groups
The Forbes Family Farm1900 W Sheep Creek Ranch Drive, Manila, UT 84046
The green o4069 Backcountry Road
Greenough, MT 59823
The Wawona HotelWawona Hotel
8308 Wawona Road
Yosemite National Park, CA
95389
Under Canvas Bryce Canyon1325 South Johns Valley Road, Widtsoe, UT 84764Off-grid Luxury
Wylder Hope ValleyWylder Hope Valley
14255 CA-88
Hope Valley, CA 96120
Beautiful Base Camps

Lake Hotels

Edgewood Tahoe

Courtesy of Edgewood Tahoe

NameAddressAward
Edgewood Tahoe180 Lake Parkway, Stateline, NV 89449
Lakehouse Hotel & Resort1025 La Bonita Drive, San Marcos CA, 92078

Mexico Hotels

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NameAddressAward
Conrad Punta de MitaCarretera Punta de Mita, Km 2, Litigu, 63734 Sayulita, Nayarit, MexicoRad Mexico Resorts
Hilton Los Cabos Beach & Golf ResortCarretera Transpeninsular, Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, 23400, MexicoRad Mexico Resorts
Playa VivaCarretera Zihuatanejo-Acapulco
Playa Icacos
40834 Juluchuca
Mexico
Rad Mexico Resorts
Villa La Valencia Beach Resort & SpaKm.18.5 Carretera Transpeninsular San José-San Lucas, Col. Lomas del tule, 23405 San José del Cabo, B.C.S., MexicoRad Mexico Resorts
Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos PedregalCamino del Mar 1, Pedregal, 23455 Cabo San Lucas, B.C.S., MexicoRad Mexico Resorts

Mountain Hotels

The Little Nell
The Little Nell

Jeremy Swanson

NameAddressAward
Dunton Hot Springs8532 Road 38
Rico, CO 81332
Dunton River Camp50014 Road 38,
Dolores, CO 81323
Off-grid Luxury
Dunton Town House210 S Oak Street,
Telluride, CO 81435
Five Pine Lodge1021 E Desperado Trail,
Sisters, OR 97759
Glendeven Inn & Lodge8205 N Highway One,Little River, CA 95456
Gravity Haus Breckenridge605 South Park Avenue, Breckenridge, CO 80424
Huttopia Paradise Springs18101 Paradise Drive,
Valyermo, CA 93563
Limelight Hotel Aspen355 S. Monarch St.,
Aspen, CO 81611
Park Hyatt Beaver Creek136 East Thomas Place
Beaver Creek, CO, 81620
Sun Valley Lodge & Inn1 Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley, ID 83353
Suncadia Resort3600 Suncadia Trail
Cle Elum, WA 98922
Taylor River Lodge10931 County Road & 42, Almont, CO 81210
The Broadmoor1 Lake Avenue, CO, Colorado Springs, CO, 80906Consummate Classics
The Hythe715 West Lionshead Circle, Vail, CO 81657
The Little Nell675 E Durant Ave,
Aspen, CO 81611
Consummate Classics
Tordrillo Mountain LodgeJudd Lake, AlaskaAlaskan Jewels
Town and Country Resort500 Hotel Circle North,
San Diego, CA 92108
Viceroy Snowmass130 Wood Rd, Snowmass Village, CO 81615
Viewline Resort Snowmass100 Elbert Ln, Snowmass Village, CO 81615
YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park Center2515 Tunnel Road, Estes Park, CO 80517

Ranch Hotels

*The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch
The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch

Courtesy of Brush Creek Ranch

NameAddressAward
Black Butte Ranch13899 Bishops Cap,
Sisters, OR 97759
Brasada Ranch16976 SW Brasada Ranch Rd, Powell Butte, OR 97753Rad Ranches
C Lazy U Ranch3640 Colorado Highway 125, Granby, CO 80446
Flathead Lake Lodge150 Flathead Lake Lodge, Road
Bigfork, MT 59911
Magee Homestead66 Brush Creek Ranch Road, Saratoga, WY 82331
Oceanpoint Ranch7200 Moonstone Beach Dr, Cambria, CA 93428Rad Ranches
Snow Mountain Ranch1101 Co Rd 53, Granby, CO 80446
Sunriver Resort17600 Center Drive
Sunriver, OR 97707
The Lodge & Spa at Brush Creek Ranch66 Brush Creek Ranch Road, Saratoga, WY 82331Rad Ranches
The Resort at Paws Up40060 Paws Up Road,
Greenough, MT 59823

Seaside Hotels

Timber Cove
Timber Cove

The Nomadic People

NameAddressAward
Alila Marea Beach Resort2100 N Coast Hwy 101, Encinitas, CA 92024
Alila Ventana Big Sur48123 Highway One, Big Sur, CA 93920Superlative Spa Retreats
Balboa Bay Resort1221 West Coast Hwy, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Cannery Pier Hotel & SpaNo. 10 Basin Street, Astoria, OR, 97103Stunning Seaside Renovations
Captain Whidbey Inn2072 Captain Whidbey Inn Road
Coupeville, WA 98239
Cormorant Boutique Hotel1110 Prospect Street La Jolla, CA 92037
Dream Inn Santa Cruz175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, CA 95060Cool Coastal Getaways
El Encanto800 Alvarado Pl, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Estancia La Jolla Hotel & Spa9700 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla, CA 92037
Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows101 Wilshire Blvd,
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Hotel del Coronado1500 Orange Ave.,
Coronado, CA 92118
Hotel June Malibu28920 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265Stunning Seaside Renovations
Hotel Maya - a DoubleTree by Hilton700 Queensway Drive Long Beach, CA 90802
Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa21500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Inn at Moonlight Beach105 N. Vulcan Ave, Encinitas, CA 92024Cool Coastal Getaways
Inn at The Mission San Juan Capistrano31692 El Camino Real, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675Great Hotel Groups
Inn at the Pier601 Cypress St, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
Kimpton Shorebreak Resort500 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Kona Kai Resort & Spa1551 Shelter Island Dr. San Diego, CA 92106
L'Auberge Del Mar1540 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014
Lido House3300 Newport Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92663Great Hotel Groups
Malibu Beach Inn22878 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265
Mar Vista Farm + Cottages35101 S Highway 1, Gualala, CA 95445
MARFARM430 Green Gate Rd. San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Marina del Rey Hotel13534 Bali Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Mission Pacific Hotel in Oceanside201 N. Myers St., Oceanside, CA, 92054Consummate Classics
Nick's Cove and Cottages23240 Highway 1, Marshall CA 94940Classic Coastal Charm
Nobu Ryokan Malibu22752 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CA 90265Superlative Spa Retreats
Paséa Hotel & Spa21080 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Portofino Hotel & Marina260 Portofino Way, Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Salishan Coastal Lodge7760 US-101, Gleneden Beach, OR 97388
San Diego Mission Bay Resort1775 E Mission Bay Dr, San Diego, CA 92109
Scopa at the Sea344 N Pebble Beach Dr, Crescent City, CA 95531
SCP Depoe Bay235 SE Bayview Avenue,
Depoe Bay, OR 97341
Cool Coastal Getaways
Seacliff Inn, Aptos7500 Old Dominion Ct, Aptos, CA 95003
Stephanie Inn2740 S. Pacific, Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Surf & Sand Resort1555 S Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Terranea Resort100 Terranea Way, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
The Cassara Carlsbad5805 Armada Drive Building B, Carlsbad, CA 92008
The Cliffs Hotel + Spa2757 Shell Beach Rd, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
The Edgewater2411 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121
The Lodge at Bodega Bay103 Coast Highway One,
Bodega Bay, CA 94923
Cool Coastal Getaways
The Ranch at Laguna Beach31106 S. Coast Hwy,
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
The Ranch Malibu12220 Cotharin Rd, Malibu, CA 90265
The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara8301 Hollister Avenue,
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
The Ritz-Carlton, Half Moon Bay1 Miramontes Point Rd, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
The Seabird Resort101 Mission Ave, Oceanside Beach, CA 92054
The Waterfront Beach Resort21100 Pacific Coast Highway, Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Timber Cove Resort21780 Highway 1, Jenner, CA 95450Cool Coastal Getaways
Turtle Bay Resort57-091 Kamehameha Highway Kahuku, HI 96731
Tutka Bay LodgePO Box 91419, Anchorage, AK 99509Alaskan Jewels
Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club1 Monarch Beach Resort N, Dana Point, CA 92629

Urban Hotels

Line Hotel San Francisco

The Line Hotel

NameAddressAward
Andaz West Hollywood8401 Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90069
Dream Hollywood6417 Selma Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90028
Egyptian Motor Hotel765 Grand Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85007Mighty Motels
El Capitan609 W Main Street, Merced, CA 95340
Fairmont Century Plaza2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067
HALCYON245 Columbine St, Denver, CO 80206
Holbrooke Hotel212 West Main Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945Great Hotel Groups
Hotel Cerro1125 Garden St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Hotel Chaco2000 Bellamah Ave NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Hotel Citrine750 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
Hotel Figueroa939 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015Most Inspiring Hotel
Hotel Valley Ho6850 East Main Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85251Consummate Classics
Howonquet Lodge at the Lucky 7 Casino350 North Indian Road, Smith River, CA 95567
Hyatt House / Hyatt Place LAX / Century Blvd5959 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Downtown SOMA50 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
Inn at 500 Capitol500 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702
InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90017
JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa5350 E Marriott Dr, Phoenix, AZ 85054
JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa5402 E Lincoln Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Kissel Uptown Oakland2455 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612
Le Méridien Pasadena Arcadia130 W Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91007
LINE Hotel San Francisco33 Turk St., San Francisco, CA 94115
Little America Flagstaff2515 E Butler Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86004
Motif Seattle1415 5th Avenue, Seattle WA 98101
Gordon Hotel555 Oak Street, Eugene, OR 97401
Pendry Park City2417 W High Mountain Rd, Park City, UT 84098Great Hotel Groups
Pendry San Diego550 J St, San Diego, CA 92101Great Hotel Groups
Pendry West Hollywood8430 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069Great Hotel Groups
SCP Redmond521 SW 6th St, Redmond, OR 97756Beautiful Base Camps
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown340 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
TETRA Hotel400 Java Drive, Sunnyvale, CA 94089Great Hotel Groups
The Donella Mansion2304 Donella Cir, Los Angeles, CA 90077
The National Exchange Hotel211 Broad Street, Nevada City, CA 95959Great Hotel Groups
The Garland4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91602
The Oxford Hotel10 NW Minnesota Ave., Bend, OR 97703
The Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco600 Stockton Street San Francisco, CA 94108
The Wayfarer Downtown Los Angeles813 Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90017Drinks With a View
The West Hollywood EDITION9040 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
The Westgate Hotel1055 Second Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
Thompson Denver1616 Market Street, Denver, CO 80202
Thompson Hollywood1541 Wilcox Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Thompson Seattle110 Stewart Street, Seattle, WA 98101
tommie Hollywood6516 Selma Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028
W Los Angeles930 Hilgard Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90024
W Scottsdale7277 E Camelback Road Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Washington School House543 Park Avenue, Park City, UT 84060

Wine Country Hotels

Auberge du Soleil

Auberge Resorts Collection

NameAddressAward
Alila Napa Valley1915 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574
Auberge du Soleil180 Rutherford Hill Road Rutherford, CA 94573Consummate Classics
Carmel Valley RanchOne Old Ranch Road, Carmel, CA 93923
Carneros Resort and Spa4048 Sonoma Hwy, Napa, CA 94559
Granada Hotel & Bistro1130 Morro Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401Wine Country Getaways
Hotel Ynez2644 Mission Drive, Solvang, CA 93463Wine Country Getaways
MacArthur Place Hotel & Spa29 E. MacArthur Street, Sonoma, CA 95476Wine Country Getaways
North Block Yountville6757 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94559Wine Country Getaways
River Terrace Inn1600 Soscol Ave, Napa, CA 94559
Skyview Los Alamos9150 US-101, Los Alamos, CA 93440Mighty Motels
Solage, Auberge Resorts Collection755 Silverado Trail Calistoga, CA 94515
Stoney Bottom13400 Anderson Valley Way, Boonville, CA
Tabula Rasa Farmhouse14820 NW Meadow Lake Road, Carlton, Oregon 97111
The Barn B&B1624 Stovall Road, Walla Walla, WA 99362
The Estate Yountville6481 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599Wine Country Getaways
The FINCH Hotel325 East Main St., Walla Walla, WA 99362Wine Country Getaways
The GG922 Bonsella Ave, Walla Walla, WA. 99362
The Inn at Abeja2014 Mill Creek Rd, Walla Walla, WAWine Country Getaways
The Lodge at Sonoma1325 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476Great Hotel Groups
The Madrona1001 Westside Road, Healdsburg, CA, 95448Wine Country Getaways
The Setting Inn Willamette Valley20300 NW Highway 240, Newberg, OR 97132
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