Six charming bungalows on a deserted Barbuda beach, villas perched upon the narrowest stretch of Santorini, and a beautified farmhouse nestled among the vineyards of wine country. These are just a few of the boutique hotels awaiting travelers willing to venture off the beaten path.
In a mountain resort town famed for all things big -- big air, big hills, big hotels, big price tags -- Nita Lake Lodge is a contrast to the Whistler most of us know. At Nita Lake Lodge, you'll find quiet, relaxation, and a chance to catch your breath before you take on the slopes or the trails.
A couple of weeks before I check in at the Hazelton Hotel, Biebermania strikes -- screaming fans everywhere. While Bieber is probably the celebrity who causes the greatest commotion on the planet, such encounters with fandom are hardly unusual for the Hazelton Hotel. Its staff knows what to do. It opened in 2007 to cater to attendees of the Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF and are gearing up for this season's festival, and their star-studded guest list.
Between the street parties of Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee and the athletic spectacle of the Olympics, London has a lot going on this summer. You don't need to bunk at Buckingham Palace to get an authentic British experience. The boutique hotel experts at Mr. & Mrs. Smith have picked out five one-of-a-kind spots to spend an authentically English evening in the capital.