Boutique Hotels

From design-forward inns to wellness-themed properties, there are chic boutique hotels for all types of travelers, no matter their taste or budget. Travel + Leisure editors and contributors are constantly on the road, vetting small hotels and rating them based on the quality of accommodations, service, location, food, and overall value. From New York to Tokyo, the best boutique hotels offer the kind of bespoke experience that sophisticated travelers expect.

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The Catskills Are Still the Perfect Fall Escape — Here's How to Plan Yours
Though the woods and mountains of this beloved patch of upstate New York are as wild as ever, the food and lodgings have a welcome new sophistication.
How One Lagoon Is Becoming a Hub for Sustainable Tourism in Mexico
Three new boutique hotels are serving as templates for turning the town of Bacalar—and its iconic lake—into Mexico’s most responsible tourism destination.
The Future of Hotels Is Female — and These 6 Hoteliers Are Changing the Game
When it comes to running hotels, men have traditionally ruled. But a new generation of female entrepreneurs is shaking things up — and changing the face of the industry.
Sometimes True Wellness Means Slowing Down. Way Down.
If you like to plan adventurous, active vacations, it can be hard to prioritize doing nothing at all — but at Piaule, a new landscape hotel in New York's Catskill mountains, it's easy to do just that.
The Newest London Townhouse Hotel Has an Unreal 1920s-inspired Bar — Here's a Sneak Peek Inside
Beaverbrook Town House is quickly becoming a bustling destination for theater lovers, art aficionados, and anglophiles searching for a well-crafted cocktail.

More Boutique Hotels

This Wellness-focused Paris Hotel Doesn't Feel Like Paris — and That's Exactly the Point
Wellness, yoga, and plant-based meals are the focus at HoY, a quiet hotel meant to be an escape from Paris's hustle and bustle.

Everyone Is Welcome to Experience Luxury at Ian Schrager's Newly Reimagined Public Hotel

The pandemic gave hotelier Ian Schrager plenty of time to figure out his next best move.