The Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona, opened in November in a former bank building on the city’s main shopping avenue, Passeig de Gràcia, with
Can a sexagenarian still be an enfant terrible?
Amid a sea of skyscrapers on the corner of Walton and Rush streets, the 60-story Elysian hotel opened in December as the newest addition t
From the 33rd-floor helipad at the top of the St. Regis Mexico City, it is easy to overlook the Mexican capital’s flaws.
The Peninsula Shanghai is the first new building in the city’s riverfront Bund district in more than 60 years.
Hôtel Le Bristol occupies an enviable position among Paris’ palace hotels.
Fresh from a top-to-bottom renovation, the Jefferson in Washington, D.C., reopened in August with a new design scheme that is true to the
Caesars Palace has raised the stakes.
For the past four years, New York locals and visitors have watched in anticipation as one of the city’s most famed hotels, The Pie
French architect and interior designer Jacques Granges has transformed New York’s classic Mark Hotel into a stylishly modern neighborhood
For those seeking more intimate, personalized service when in Las Vegas, check out HOTEL32, a new boutique hotel located
From basketball courts to bowling alleys, 20-person hot tubs to rotating beds, Las Vegas hotel suites are in a never-ending arms race of o
Shadow Creek is unlike any other golf club, public or private. The course has no members and was built specifically to woo whales.
Nearly every new development in Las Vegas has a theme, but there is nothing contrived about CityCenter.
Cape Town, South Africa, is often described as the best-kept secret in the realm of travel.
Offering a rare respite on the Strip, the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas is refreshingly free of frills—an atmosphere in line with th
Despite its errant image, the desert resort town to which we enthusiastically retreat to indulge our ids is today a bastion of innocence i
King David might feel at home at the 194-room Mamilla Hotel, which opened in June in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Mamilla, 10 minutes
In 2008 a London penthouse reportedly sold for $200 million—the highest price ever paid for a condo.
Las Vegas may be famous for its nightlife, but those seeking respite and rejuvenation lying poolside at the Palazzo hotel during hot after
What do you do when your 19th-century Heidelberg villa is too big for your family?
Headliners at San Diego’s House of Blues have been vanishing from the venue ever since Sè San Diego, a 184-room high-rise hotel, opened ne
Following a six-month renovation, the Dorchester Spa has reopened in the Dorchester hotel in London with signature facial
Laguna Beach lifeguards used to lug their surfboards around the 30-acre headland above Treasure Island, Christmas Cove, and Goff Cove, bec
The Guerlain Spa (212.872.7200, www.guerlainspa.com) that debuted last S
At 101 stories and 1,614 feet high, the Shanghai World Financial Center is the planet’s second-tallest building, after the slightly loftie
The time is close to 2 am, and we are among the last guests of the evening.
As she hurries through pecky cypress–encased hallways at the Brazilian Court hotel, Leslie Schlesinger rattles off orders and queries to L
Thirteen years in the making—nine of them under construction—the Mandarin Oriental, Boston, finally opened in the city’s Back Bay last Oct
The views at Restaurant Terrazza Danieli—which, from the rooftop of the Hotel Danieli, overlooks Venice’s Grand Canal, the campanile in St