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6 Cool Hotels in Los Angeles That Should Be on Your Radar Right Now

Los Angeles is a city known for its cool credentials. After all, Hollywood is home to many A-list celebrities, plus it draws plenty of pretty young things hoping to make it big. So it’s no surprise that L.A. is a beacon for trendy things to see and do, from designer shopping on Robertson Boulevard to…

The Coolest Boutique Hotels in New York City Right Now

New York is a city that has it all: world-class museums, delicious dining destinations, incredible shopping, a vibrant nightlife scene, and the list goes on. The same holds true for its plethora of hotels, which include luxury digs in trendy neighborhoods, affordable boutique accommodations in areas with less foot traffic, and everything in between. Speaking…

The 9 Best Boutique Hotels in Santorini for Honeymoons

You’ve spent months meticulously planning a memorable wedding. The band is booked, the florist is putting the finishing touches on the beautiful bouquets, and the dress is being tailored to your exact proportions. The only outstanding question: where to honeymoon? Santorini is a popular pick among newlyweds, and for good reason — the vertical whitewashed…

Are These the Best Boutique Hotels in Rome Right Now?

Rome is, without a doubt, one of the prettiest cities on earth. Its beauty stretches back centuries, and is matched by elegant luxury properties like Hotel Eden. However, there’s something irresistible about bedding down in a picture-perfect boutique hotel after a day spent exploring this frenetic city. From cool art collections to intimate breakfasts, and…

5 Hotels in Hong Kong That Should Be on Your Radar Now

From classic luxury to budget-friendly, Hong Kong is flush with hotels for all types of travelers. We recently scoured the destination and discovered some of the best accommodation options. Read on for five of our favorite Hong Kong hotels right now, all of which have just been added to Oyster.com.

The Best Budget Beachfront Boutique Hotels in Jamaica

Oyster’s writers and photographers have visited nearly 100 beachfront hotels in Jamaica, from lavish all-inclusives that give Vegas joints a run for their money (hello, Moon Palace) to break-the-bank hideaways (sigh, Round Hill). We’ve found hotels that don’t shy away from extravagance, whether that means 10 on-site restaurants or exorbitant nightly rates, and we’ve seen…

The 7 Best Boutique All-Inclusives in St. Lucia

All-inclusive resorts are often accused of phoned-in decor, mediocre food, and a one-size-fits-all approach to service. We’ve certainly encountered such cons at our share of all-inclusive stays, which is partially why we’ve fallen so hard for boutique-style all-inclusives. Such properties have the perks of the fixed-rate system, but are generally smaller, more cuisine- and service-driven,…

The 7 Best Boutique All-Inclusives in Barbados

We’ve seen a lifetime’s worth of beachfront all-inclusives. But intimate, boutique-style all-inclusive resorts on the beach? Those are another story altogether. The boutique all-inclusive is a rare bird, but trust us, they’re out there. We’ve cast a wide net to find the best ones throughout the Caribbean, and picked up some favorites along the way…

11 Best Budget Beachfront Boutique Hotels in the Bahamas

The hundreds of islands and cays that comprise the Bahamas have long been a tropical playground for the rich, super-rich, and mind-bogglingly rich. Be that as it may, it is quite possible for the non-A-listers of the world to find a quiet slice of Bahamian paradise to call their own — and to do so…

7 Best Boutique All-Inclusive Resorts in Jamaica

Your vacation needs are simple: You want to relax and swim in Jamaica’s teal waters, but you don’t want to share the beach or pool with college kids sporting all-you-can-drink wristbands. You’re down to pay a flat rate up-front (who wants to waste precious vacation time logging every travel expense?), but the thought of staying…