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Desert modern, Palm Springs, USA

Desert modern
Palm Springs, USA

Palm Springs is the soothing, sun-drenched Yin to Vegas’ hedonistic Yang. I learnt that while it has only relatively recently become a glo...

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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 c...
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...
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 lear...
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, perc...
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...

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 H...
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 ...
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. Som...
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 press...