Choosing a hotel is always a daunting task for any traveler, as accommodations and amenities differ for everyone’s taste. But we all like nice, comfortable, relaxing places to sleep on our travels, sometimes extending our budget a little more just for a few extra comforts. So here is a list of the top 5 hotels in the U.S.
#1 Las Vegas has many options on the strip that can fit any budget but The Palazzo for shoppers (Barney’s department store is ground level) or Encore at Wynn, you can enjoy some sun in an oversized lounger at the 60,000 square-foot beach club. However, take your pick on the Las Vegas Strip (Caesar’s Palace, Stratosphere, Paris, Mandalay Bay, Venetian, Treasure Island, etc.)
#2 Sofitel Chicago Water Tower; this beautiful 32-floor glass prism, Parisian-inspired restaurant (Café des Architectes), and a sleek staircase in the lobby all create an understated elegance. Midwest meets Paris with this hotel; just a comfortable and beautiful hotel.
#3 Raphael Hotel, Kansas City; this grandeur 1920’s European-style property overlooks Country Club Plaza, the first outdoor suburban shopping center in the U.S. With seven style rooms and the Chaz Restaurant and Lounge to choose from. This is a staple hotel that you must stay at whenever in Kansas City.
#4 Windsor Court, New Orleans; I know, the Central Business District is not where you think to stay in NOLA. But trust me, the serene beauty this place boasts is captivating without losing the down-home party of the French Quarter and Bourbon Street. With Jazz bands wailing in the Polo Club Lounge and museum-worthy sculptures, paintings, and tapestries lining the lobby and halls, the hotel is easy to the ears, the eyes, and your soul and your stomach will say thank you to the amazing food at the elegant Grill Room.
#5 Four Seasons Hotel, St. Louis, MO located downtown near the Gateway Arch, the 200-room hotel with streamlined interiors occupies floors 9-19 of a tower, which gives each guest room an unobstructed city view. The Four Seasons is a classic staple hotel across the board, you should expect nothing but the best.