Halekulani, Honolulu, Hawaii – Thanks to the surrounding lush gardens, Halekulani is an elegant Zen-like hideaway on Oahu's popular Waikiki Beach.
Triple Creek Ranch, Darby, Montana – Triple Creek Ranch offers sweeping views of the Montana Rockies. There are plenty of outdoor and indoor activities for guests staying at its 12 secluded cabins.
Casa del Mar, Los Angeles, California – With old-world hospitality and classic palatial design, Casa del Mar has been an icon of Los Angeles for more than eight decades.
Amangiri Resort, Canyon Point, Utah – Concrete walls, rough timber furnishings and a muted brown color palette help Canyon Point, Utah's Amangiri Resort embrace its desert location in style.
Waldorf Astoria Chicago – A departure from Waldorf Astoria's traditional old-world glamor, the Chicago property is all clean lines and sleek decor.
Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea, Hawaii – The adults-only infinity pool is a highlight at Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea. It features an underwater music system, a swim-up bar and unrivaled views over Wailea Beach.
Lotte New York Palace, New York City – It's no surprise that Lotte New York Palace has been the setting for countless television shows and movies. Luxury hotel operator Lotte splurged on a $805-million renovation in 2015.
The St. Anthony, San Antonio, Texas – After a $24 million renovation in 2015, the century-old St. Anthony in San Antonio, Texas, was restored to its original Victorian-era glory, with the addition of quirky modern touches like acid-green velvet.
The Roosevelt, New Orleans – First opened in 1893, Waldorf Astoria's Roosevelt remains the most beautiful hotel in New Orleans -- with its tiered crystal chandeliers, gold-gilded pillars and original floor mosaics.
Montage Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, South Carolina – Montage Palmetto Bluff's 50 clapboard cottages, sitting amid a thick maritime forest in Bluffton, South Carolina, are rustic yet luxurious, outfitted with screened porches, vaulted ceilings, pine floors and working fireplaces.
Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado, Santa Fe, New Mexico – Located at the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near Santa Fe, each casita-style dwelling at Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado is furnished with traditional decor (Native American rugs and pottery).
The Gant, Aspen, Colorado – When you can spare a minute from staring at The Gant's sweeping alpine views in Aspen, Colorado, there are five tennis courts, two heated outdoor pools and three jetted hot tubs at the lodge.
Palace Hotel, San Francisco – After a recent renovation, San Francisco's iconic Palace Hotel is even more palatial. The common spaces are now furnished with golden atrium ceilings, vintage crystal chandeliers and rich carpets.
The Setai, Miami Beach, Miami – The Setai's Art Deco-meets-Eastern architecture makes it feel more like a hip urban hotel than a beachfront resort. But its three pools bring it back to its Miami location.
Ocean House, Watch Hill, Rhode Island – Built just after the Civil War in 1868, the Victorian-style Ocean House in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, is as rich in history as it is in style. The property also boasts a private white-sand beach exclusive to its guests.
The Nines, Portland, Oregon – The retro billiards room stocked with books and magazines is just parts of the charms of the eclectic Nines hotel in Portland.
The Lodge at Sea Island, St. Simons Island, Georgia – The Lodge at Sea Island showcases the epitome of Southern hospitality. After enjoying live music in the evening, guests are treated to warm milk and fresh-baked cookies before bed.
Bellagio, Las Vegas – With a curved Italianate design and iconic fountains, Las Vegas' Bellagio is home to a sprawling casino, countless bars and restaurants and five Mediterranean-style pools.
Manor Vail Lodge, Vail, Colorado – Manor Vail Lodge, perched on the banks of Gore Creek at the base of Vail Mountain in Colorado, houses suites that are individually decorated -- though all are outfitted with wood-burning fireplaces and private terraces.
Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, California – Post Ranch Inn's 39 standalone suites boast dramatic panoramas of the Big Sur coastline. The hotel has two hot clifftop basking pools, a heated swimming pool and an award-winning spa.