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18 Best Budget Beachfront Hotels in Florida

Florida’s 1,350 miles of coastline contain some of the country’s best beaches, with velvety sand, clear blue water, and ideal conditions for water sports and wildlife-spotting. However, with picture-perfect beaches comes high tourist demand, and hotel rates often reflect this — especially those at ocean-facing properties with direct beach access and water views. The good…

The 12 Best Destinations for Bookworms

The beauty of reading a good book is that it transports you to a whole different world — without ever costing you a penny. Whether James Joyce guides you through Dublin or Hemingway fixes you a drink from his home in Key West, literature opens pathways to other dimensions that never require a passport. But…

10 Unique European Boutique Hotels

The term “boutique hotel” can be applied to a host of very different properties — whether quaint or trendy, traditional or avant-garde. But they all have at least one thing in common: They’re intimate, and fewer rooms means fewer guests get to experience them, so staying at one can feel like discovering a secret hideaway.…

Have a Ball at These Stunning Hotel Ballrooms

Whether it’s a sweet sixteen, wedding, or 50th anniversary, events held in a ballroom evoke luxury. Gorgeous crystal chandeliers, high ceilings, and ornate gold drapes are just a few things that come to mind when picturing a ballroom; it’s clear why these stunning spaces are popular choices when hosting a soiree. From grand rooms that…

Room With A View Part Two: 13 MORE Hotels With Incredible Vistas

In our original post, we brought you from Nantucket to Kauai and everywhere in between, offering perfectly captured glimpses of our country’s most beautiful vistas. But we’d be biased if we only shared our stunning photos of the United States. So we packed our bags and headed to Europe in search of its best vantage…

What You Get in Europe For…$250/Night

Let’s play a game of “would you rather.” Would you rather stay in a cute boutique in Istanbul or a dated (but canal-side) hotel in Venice? A historic country estate in Ireland or a stylish, woodsy hotel on the fjords in Norway? Everyone’s preferences are different, but one thing is for sure: Not every destination…

11 Itsy Bitsy Hotels: Intimate Boutique Properties with Four Rooms or Fewer

This post originally appeared on Yahoo! Travel. People have long questioned the whole “the bigger, the better” theory. Most have concluded that it really depends on the circumstances, and we’d have to concur. After all, in our area of expertise (hotels, of course), sometimes a megaresort — packed with activities, restaurants, and enough rooms to…

14 Totally Over-the-Top Hotel Suites Around the World

This post originally appeared on Yahoo! Travel. We here at Oyster.com have done all types of travel. We’ve trekked to some pretty far-off places, we’ve slept under the stars, and we’ve pinched pennies at some budget (but nonetheless awesome) locales. But we gotta say, our favorite kind of travel is luxury travel. Of course, there’s…

The 12 Most Beautiful Palace and Castle Hotels in the World

This post originally appeared on Yahoo! Travel. Staying in a hotel is exciting in and of itself; there’s something deliciously indulgent about staying in a room that’s totally different from your one at home… and it doesn’t hurt that it gets cleaned for you. But while the sole purpose of many hotels is nonetheless the…

The 12 Most Luxurious Hotels in Europe

Europe is home to some of the world’s most luxurious properties. From exclusive boutiques to expansive castles, these hotels know how to cater to the rich and famous — if not royalty, itself. Now, you may not own a tiara, but that doesn’t mean you can’t at least dream of laying your head to rest…