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The Best Hotel Brands for a Boutique All-Inclusive Stay

Generally speaking, all-inclusive resorts and boutique hotels occupy very, very separate Venn diagram circles, with a tiny slice of gray middle ground. That’s because all-inclusives are often 500-plus-room behemoths large enough to merit their own zip codes, while boutique hotels generally have far fewer rooms (Oyster considers 200 rooms a good cap), as well as…

9 Hotels That Are Hot This Week

Oyster.com’s massive team of hotel photographers and experts can be found all over the world; any given day, we have multiple team members out in the field around the globe so we can continue to add the coolest, newest properties to the site. After all, the more hotels and resorts you have to choose from,…

7 Awesome Hotels on Our Radar This Week

We get a lot of compliments from our fans here at Oyster.com. They love that our experts write extensive, comprehensive reviews of hotel properties around the world. They love that our photographers take hundreds of shots of each hotel, and even include 360-degree imagery. They love that — no matter where they want to go…

6 Luxury Hotels in Paris, and Their Cheaper (But Similar) Alternatives

Whether you’re a high roller after the best the city has to offer or looking to celebrate a special occasion in style, you can’t beat the appeal of a super luxurious hotel in Paris. However, when super luxe is financially out of reach, that doesn’t mean you have to scrap your plans — there’s almost…

The Most Charming Hotels in Prague

Packed with cobblestone streets, Gothic churches, colorful baroque buildings, and the romantic Charles Bridge, Prague is the epitome of a charming European city. And as picturesque as its attractions can be, the destination’s hotels — with their old-school decor and rich history — are equally enchanting. While there are all kinds of accommodations to choose…

The Most Charming Hotels in Paris

Looking for a cozy, romantic place to call home during your next City of Light sojourn? During our travels to the French capital, we’ve seen all types of accommodations. But we’ve come to truly love the ones that feel snug and sweet — with just enough Parisian flair for a chic touch, too. Here are…

9 Hotels Around the World You Need to Know About Right Now

The hotel industry is constantly expanding. And therefore, our hotel coverage on Oyster.com is always growing to include new hotels that have just opened, iconic hotels that have been renovated to their original grandeur, and hotels in exotic, far-off destinations that we’ve just touched down in. Every week, dozens of hotels — with hundreds of…

Buenos Aires Area Guide: 5 Neighborhoods You Need to Know

Forget what the travel guides say — this isn’t the “Paris of South America.” No shade to Paris, but those comparisons don’t even come close to capturing the vibe of Buenos Aires. Sure, the sidewalks are nearly unnavigable and the traffic can be legendary, but Buenos Aires is its own unique destination. With fascinating history,…

The Country’s Best Adult-Only Resorts and Inns for a Sexy Summer Escape

Many see summer as the perfect time to get away with the family: The kids are out of school, and with “summer Fridays” and several long holiday weekends, that family vacation you keep meaning to take can actually become a reality. But we gotta say, there’s something to be said for leaving the kids at…

9 Stylish Boutique Hotels in Austin for $500/Night or Less

Austin is hot right now. Long a destination among well-heeled travelers, it’s now become a popular spot with millennials, thanks in large party to the hipster appeal of Downtown’s lively Sixth Street. Here visitors can find bars, galleries, barbeque joints, and much more – all at a reasonable price. Still, the city is not cheap…