California

Kimpton La Peer Hotel, West Hollywood, California, USA

Kimpton La Peer Hotel
West Hollywood, USA

We’ve learned that West Hollywood is the sort of place where both residents and visitors have travelled the world and experienced the very best. So it’s no acc...
Andaz, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA

Andaz
West Hollywood, California, USA

We can’t say that we’ve ever really had the urge to throw a TV out of a hotel window. But when in West Hollywood ... just kidding. In any case, we actually cou...
Solage Calistoga

Solage, an Auberge Resort, Calistoga, USA

Silicon-valley millionaires mix with social-media fashionistas at this country-club style property. A team of cute staff in crisp polo shirts and starched short...
Belmond El Encanto

Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara, USA

Belmond is synonymous with taking something from the majestic, golden-age of hospitality and injecting luxurious, modern vigour into it; and the Belmond El Enca...
Scarlet Huntington

The Scarlet Huntington, San Francisco, USA

On our ascent to the chic and lofty heights of Nob Hill, we were faced with a whimsical Straits-Chinese, boudoir fantasy – a happy confusion (not Confucian) of ...
Post Ranch Inn

Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, USA

This is one of those properties with a reputation that precedes it. Everywhere we went in California, the mere mention that we were visiting was followed by a j...
Auberge Du Soleil

Auberge du Soleil, Rutherford, USA

We knew before we arrived at the Auberge that we were staying at one of Napa’s finest, when the people we told gasped out loud. We soon learnt why – set into th...
Ritz Carlton Half Moon Bay

Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay, USA

If you are a golf fan, you’ll absolutely love this property. But even if you’re not, its setting is dramatic – not to mention romantic, perched on a cliff overl...
Meadowood

Meadowood, St Helena, USA

As if Meadowood is not a spectacular enough a property, the Meadowood Spa would be reason alone to check into the hotel. Set in an exclusive resort that shares ...

The Palace, San Francisco, USA

If like us, San Francisco was your entry point into Burning Man, a great place to top or tail the experience is the newly renovated Palace Hotel right at the he...
Viceroy Palm Springs, California, USA

Viceroy Palm Springs, Palm Springs, USA

I had a perfect moment at the Viceroy. It was my birthday and I was lying there, basking on a sun lounger beside the swimming pool, a paperback on my ...
The London West Hollywood

The London, West Hollywood, USA

It was impossible not to hear a quintessentially La-la-land conversation when soaking up the California sun on the rooftop pool deck of The London – albeit this...
Hyatt Century Plaza LA

Hyatt Century Plaza, Los Angeles, USA

The Hyatt Century Plaza has it all: Spacious, modern rooms with a balcony to catch the sunrise over breakfast, a sprawling pool and jacuzzi area with swinging h...
Standard West Hollywood

The Standard, West Hollywood, USA

On our balcony overlooking the hotel pool, we wake to an up-close-and-personal view, and some of the best people-watching money can buy. Some of our subjects lo...
The Chamberlain, WeHo

The Chamberlain, West Hollywood, USA

From the moment the cab turned down into the lush tree-lined Westmount Drive, a calm oasis from the L.A. traffic, our respective blood pressures began to drop. ...
Mondrian, West Hollywood, LA

Mondrian, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, USA

Years in from its last refurb, this place is still fabulous. Despite becoming somewhat of an LA landmark, it retains so much of the minimalist, sophisticated an...