Edited by Niloufar Motamed; Reported by Colin Barraclough, Aric Chen, Florence Fabricant, Amy Farley, Mark Graham, Jaime Gross Darrell Hartman, Sarah Kantrowitz, Xander Kaplan, David A. Keeps, Peter Jon Lindberg, Ralph Martin, Connie McCabe, Shane Mitchell, Melinda Page Christopher Petkanas, Maria Shollenbarger, Bonnie Tsui, Leisa Tyler, Valerie Waterhouse, Jennifer Welbel, Sarah Wildman, and Nina Willdorf
Hundreds of hotels open their doors each year, but how many open your eyes?After anonymously road-testing countless contenders, we narrowed the field to an elite group of promising newcomers: 25 hotels that are redefining service, design—even where you’ll be going next. And so that you know what (and what not) to expect, T+L has sussed out the finer points of each. Scoring the coveted reservation?We’ll leave that to you.