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Hotels in U.S.

Tucked in a trio of Victorian row houses on a residential street, the European-style bed-and-breakfast provides a tranquil sanctuary steps from the action on 18th Street.

This understated hotel, like the rest of Springdale, is authentic without trying too hard: reclaimed old-growth Douglas fir floors and a tawny palette of neutrals provide a soothing retreat from the blazing red rock outside.

The 149-room hotel brings the luck and love of the Irish to Capitol Hill. The property is owned by an Irishman and shares the name of the famous park in Dublin. Waterford crystal sparkles in a display behind the front desk.

Built to resemble a South African Dutch Colonial, the three-suite Hidden Valley Bed & Breakfast is the country house you wish you had: set on a hill overlooking Spring Hill Farm, circled by white-oak and beech trees, and filled with proprietor Regine Laverge-Schade’s heirlooms and antiques (p

The all-suites hotel on a quiet street touts such special touches as full-size kitchens, coffee grinders and Potomac River views.

Desert Nights at the Standard hotel is a great way to check out bands in a casual—yet very Hollywood—setting. Wednesday nights.

This 133-room boutique hotel is in the middle of M Street action but set slightly back, insulating guests from the loud street clatter. The property has two standout features: a rooftop pool and, off the lobby, the acclaimed Citronelle restaurant, run by celeb chef Michel Richard.

 mar 17Stylish and compact, this former members-only club is a well-designed secret among midtown hotels. The 65 smallish rooms have combed-plaster walls, chocolate-marble showers, and Honduran mahogany accents; TV's placed behind two-way mirrors are clever space-savers.

People are still buzzing about the “new Brooklyn,” where each artisan establishment seems to out-craft the next. And the Wythe—near the Williamsburg riverfront—has become the crown jewel of the borough’s renaissance.

Who would stock a Manhattan mini-bar with a harmonica and furnish a bathroom with denim bathrobes?

The three-bedroom guesthouse at Apple Pond Farm comes with a fully equipped kitchen and plenty of toys that will delight the kids. Rooms from $420 (five people, two nights).

Of the trio of W Hotels in Atlanta, the 237-room downtown property is geared toward business travelers, offering easy access to the CNN Center as well as to cultural spots like the High Museum of Art.