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Nizuc Resort & Spa
Cancún, Mexico

The Riviera Maya has come back in vogue with the luxury jet-set after a short hiatus. in recent years, over-tourism of the area by predomina...

Oberoi Amarvilas
Agra, India

The story of the Taj Mahal has melted my heart ever since I was first told it. It’s one of eternal love, its protagonist the Shah Jahan, who...

Belmond Hotel Monasterio
Cusco, Peru

Long the gateway to the Incan motherland, Cusco is a delicious layer-cake – historical at its base, but with centuries of different flavours...


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The world's best places to stay tried and tested by a member of our team

Each and every hotel we feature has been independently road tested by a member of the OutThere team. With over 500 properties across the globe tried and tested, let us inspire your next stay.

the surrey, New York, USA

Hip hotels
New York City

Luxury-hotel aficionado Uwern Jong discusses this year’s OutThere hotel-and-travel trends and what some of New York City’s best hospitality...
The Knickerbocker, New York, USA

The Knickerbocker
New York City

As the New York socialite saying goes, ‘get you a man who can do both’. If that’s what you’re looking for, the Knickerbocker is your man – ...
The Pierre, New York, USA

The Pierre New York
Central Park East

Nothing says old-world Upper East Side eclectism louder than the Pierre – one of the true Fifth Avenue grandes dames. The property’s classi...
The Wagner Hotel, New York, USA

The Wagner Hotel 

Formerly the darling of Wall Street wolves because of its proximity to the Financial District, this once-starchy property is changing thing...
Hôtel Plaza Athénée, New York, USA

Hôtel Plaza Athénée
New York

With elegant rooms in a luxurious house on a brownstone-lined street, the Athénée feels like an intimate, boutique hotel, despite holding 1...
Lotte New York Palace, New York, USA

Lotte New York Palace

A story of old meets new unfurls in this 19th-century building, with its topiary-peppered Italian courtyard and opulent marble staircase. T...

Reykjavik, Iceland

Even in a town as walkable and easy to get around as Reykjavik, Iceland’s largest hotel, the stylish Fosshotel, is ideally situated. Toweri...
Via Rail, Canada

Via Rail

We love travelling by luxury train. There’s just something so ultimately romantic about gliding through rugged countryside in absolute comf...

QT Sydney
Sydney, Australia

You can’t go to Australia without stopping over in its OutThere capital, Sydney. The place we chose on this trip was the QT. Located in the ...

COMO Uma Ubud
Bali, Indonesia

We’re passionate about hotel breakfasts; we find it says a lot about a resort. The spread at the COMO Uma was outstanding – delicious Baline...