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Hotels That Will Help You Escape the 2016 Presidential Election

While the temps are starting to cool down around the country, the political climate only seems to be getting more heated. This year’s presidential election — and its whirlwind of jaw-dropping headlines, dramatic debates, dizzying poll data, and barrage of scandals and controversies — has been stressful, to say the least. At every turn —…

8 Awesome Canalside Hotels in Amsterdam

Whether it’s a tiny boutique hotel with a cozy fireplace or a plush property edging the Red Light District, a canal-side stay is quintessential Amsterdam. These eight awesome options might differ in style and amenities, but each one offers charming views of one of the city’s most famed features. Spoiler alert: Many of our picks…

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 Coolest Late-Night Hotel Amenities You Should Know About

For many, traveling to a new destination means packing in as many things as possible into the daylight hours. To those folks, we say, there’s a lot more to be accomplished after the sun sets too. At least that’s what many hotels are thinking these days. In fact, accommodations around the world have started to…

6 Hotel Water Parks in Myrtle Beach That Are Making a Splash

Florida and California may come to mind first when contemplating beach destinations, but don’t ignore Myrtle Beach. Located in South Carolina, the city brings in a high number of tourists every year — 17.2 million in 2015, in fact. Why? Well, there’s an average of 218 sunny days per year, ocean temperatures that reach the…

Are Robots the Future of Hotels?

You’re sitting in your hotel room at 1 a.m., attempting to edit a presentation, when your stomach starts grumbling. You call down to the front desk, but there’s no one else on duty and the hotel doesn’t offer room service. The solution? A 100-pound robot with a cargo bay for a head. In about 10…

8 Amazing Hotels in Dubai for $100 or Less a Night

Dubai is home to many of the world’s most impressive hotels, which can make the dazzling city seem like an intimidating place to visit if you happen to be the owner of a well-worn backpack instead of a well-worn, unlimited American Express card. But a wise traveler knows that, just like other alluring cities in…

5 Weird Hotel Amenities You Never Knew You Needed (Till Now)

Most hotels go out of their way to make sure guests feel taken care of. Although not every property offers evening turndowns and express dry-cleaning, many hotels try to do a little something extra, even if it’s just a morning donut or an elephant-shaped towel sculpture. However, a few properties have taken guest services to…

9 Hotel Features You Would Never Think Actually Exist

Everyone knows the standard features and facilities hotels tend to offer. Smaller properties may only have a lending library, if that. Most chain brands at least boast a tiny fitness center and perhaps a restaurant. In luxury properties, facilities such as spas, indoor pools, and/or gourmet room service are expected. But what about those unexpected…

Free-Spirited Spots For Your Favorite Aquarians

“This is the dawning of the Age of Aquarius…” Our favorite astrological free spirits are celebrating their birthdays, and we couldn’t be happier for them. Possessing a deep social conscience, Aquarians are humanitarian, philanthropic, and dedicated to making the world a better place. And they do so with flair. Known for their wildly inventive and…