Boutique micro-hotels are having a moment with travelers seeking to reconnect with the agrarian lifestyle without sacrificing bespoke luxury.

Dishes with a View

Courtesy of The Harbor House Inn

With travelers continuing to seek intimate experiences as the world reopens, diminutive properties that crib on the craftsmanship of European inns, Italian agriturismos, and Japanese ryokans are poised for their moment. These nano-hotels are rooted in a true sense of place, a connection to the Earth, and an emphasis on cultivating a community among their guests; there is no better way to see the West.

At these emerging farm- and food-focused inns, the room count is as low as the thread count is high. What’s more is that many of the culinary programs go well beyond the rooftop garden, sourcing ingredients from their very own full-fledged farms, giving guests the freshest experience possible during their stays. 

Here are some of the small hotels making big moves in the industry. 

Little Properties/Big Experiences

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