The Hollywood Prospect | Los Angeles
Old-school glamour meets 21st-century luxury at this dramatic boutique hotel in Whitley Heights, Los Angeles’ first movie-star enclave. (The two-story building, from 1939, was restored in collaboration with Hollywood Heritage Historical Society.) No wallflowers here: The tropical 1940s-esque lobby, complete with brass palm trees and rattan chairs, is an ode to Billy Haines and Tony Duquette, according to the project’s designer, Martyn Lawrence Bullard.
Silver Lake Pool & Inn | Los Angeles
Located south of Sunset Junction in the heart of the Silver Lake neighbourhood of Los Angeles, Silver Lake Pool & Inn sees an evocative 1980s motel reimagined into an alluring design hotel with 54 rooms, an elevated pool deck, and an Italian restaurant where guests can dine indoors or al fresco.
Mar Monte Hotel | Santa Barbara, California
Previously Hyatt Centric, the 200-room hotel has been reimagined to establish a style of contemporary Santa Barbara with classic Spanish-influenced design. The property offers coastal Italian-inspired cuisine paired with spirited cocktails at the beachside Costa restaurant, all-day dining at the poolside Café Lido, and dynamic social spaces including "The Yard," along with "The Living Room and Oceanfront Terrace," which will be adjacent to the lobby and offer wine tastings.
California Wine Country
Palihotel San Francisco
Palihotel San Francisco is a boutique style property, set in a Mission and Spanish Revival-style hotel from the 1920s located two blocks from Union Square. The hotel’s design emphasizes a rich and diverse mix of classic and contemporary California-Centric styles, highlighted by wood paneling, ceramic tiles, a soft color scheme and mixed-matched furnishings and fixtures.
Generator Washington DC
Situated in the heart of the city between Adams Morgan and Dupont Circle, the hostel boast the brand’s signature elements: ultra-comfortable private rooms and luxury suites, brilliantly designed shared accommodations, trendy F&B outlets and interactive programming, all at affordable price points in one of the hippest neighborhoods in the nation’s capital. Generator is the perfect option for those who want to be in the heart of the city and its social scene, but don’t want to pay a fortune.
Thompson Washington D.C.
Located in the city's southern Navy Yard neighbourhood, the hotel has 225 guest rooms, an Italian restaurant called Maialino Mare and two rooftop bars. The design draws upon the hotel's historic industrial site along the Anacostia River, with interiors that are a soft, warm subtle interpretation of its nautical past.
Riggs Washington DC
Adding to an already buoyant hotel scene for the U.S. capital, Riggs Washington DC is the first U.S. property from Lore Group, the hospitality brand behind the beautiful Pulitzer Amsterdam and Sea Containers London. Opening in the city’s diverse Penn Quarter, the 181-room hotel brings with it a remarkable grand café, and Silver Lyan; a…
The Ben | West Palm Beach, Florida
The architecture, interiors and landscaping are all by Coral Gables architecture firm EoA. There are welcome warm browns and beiges for contrast, rich fabrics, and mid-century inspired lamps. There is wood and there is greenery in this sophisticated mash-up of coastal Florida design.
Miami & Miami Beach
Chicago Athletic Association
The hip Chicago Athletic Association hotel is set in a former Venetian Gothic landmark building from 1893. The location is excellent: the front of the hotel on Chicago's Cultural Mile and the back to The Loop. Docent-led tours of the iconic building are scheduled regularly in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Foundation.
New Orleans & Louisiana
Kimpton Hotel Fontenot | New Orleans
Combining classic and modern design, Kimpton Hotel Fontenot’s interiors are inspired by the city’s iconic southern hospitality and famed jazz musicians, as well as the building’s original architectural details. The lobby features a stunning variety of custom art, including a butterfly installation by Paul Villinski and a seven-foot trombone installation honoring the city’s musical roots.
Blind Tiger | Portland, Maine
Originally built as a residence in 1823, the Federalist-style mansion was later sold to another owner, the Thomas family, who enlarged the abode to accommodate the large and lavish parties they often hosted. In the centuries to follow, the building served as a school, a seminary, and eventually the Danforth Inn, before Lark Hotels purchased it last year and began renovations. All of the suites are filled with bold colors, abundant texture, and a mix of modern and vintage décor.