12 Hotel Spas That Take Pampering Seriously

This Mother’s Day, give Mom the gift she really wants — the gift of relaxing. These 12 spas, located in unique independent hotels, offer the perfect setting for her to unwind and reset. And while she definitely deserves it, who says you can’t join her? Take part in the relaxation yourself, there is more than enough […]

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Why Book Direct?

When Online Travel Agents (OTAs) like Expedia and Orbitz entered the scene, they whisked the travel industry off its feet, giving hoteliers visions of a utopia where the playing field was leveled and marketing came easy, and travelers would get a seemingly endless parade of hotel choices at cut rates. OTAs do provide exposure for hotels on […]

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Catch Spring Fever

Spring is here and for those looking to get out into the country and get some fresh air (the only surefire cure for cabin fever) here’s our version of a trail guide for Stash partner hotels that cater to the outdoorsy. Tailwater Lodge | Altmar, NY Think of that 90’s Brad Pitt movie, A River Runs […]

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18 UNIQUE COLLEGE CAMPUS HOTELS

Another year of college is wrapping up and if you’re headed to campus for graduation, you’ll want to hurry and make your reservation at one of these university adjacent hotels. 1. Ambassador Hotel – Milwaukee, WI Marquette University 2. Armstrong Hotel – Fort Collins, CO Colorado State University 3. The Commons Hotel – Minneapolis, MN University of Minnesota 4. Genesee Grande Hotel […]

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In with the new: Partner Renovations

There’s nothing better than a fresh new look, whether it’s a hairstyle or a hotel lobby, we all crave something new. Here are some of your favorite independent hotels that got a face-lift over the last few months. Feel free to tell them how amazing they look! The Inn at Union Square – San Francisco, […]

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Hotel of the Week: Toll House

  Los Gatos, California Looking for a great place to stay while on business, pleasure, romantic getaway, or just passing through? Check out the Toll House Hotel. In a quiet spot just off the main shopping street in Los Gatos—a town known for its boutiques and cafés—Toll House has a relaxed, friendly air, and a completely updated […]

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Hotel of the Week: Priory Hotel

History buffs looking for a well-run Pittsburgh hotel should head straight for The Priory, a former Benedictine monastery that retains architectural detail evocative of 1880’s priory days, but with elegant, modern rooms and high quality service. Rooms range from cozy single bed rooms to apartment-like suites. Many have views of Pittsburgh’s city skyline; others overlook […]

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Seeing Green: The Best St. Patty’s Day Cities & Hotels

On St. Patrick’s Day, everyone is Irish. While some use creative fractions and homemade algorithms to proudly “prove” their Irish heritage. The rest of us proudly fake it.   The pinnacle of St. Patty’s Day pride comes down to which city is the BEST place to celebrate. We rounded up our favorites for you. (And […]

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Hotel of the Week: The Buccaneer

These white sand beaches and verdant hills were settled in the 1700’s—the landmark stone sugar mill on the property dates from sugar plantation days. Sunbathe or set sail for Buck Island Reef for diving or snorkeling. Indulge in an end-of-day massage, then watch the stars come out overhead while you dine on filet mignon with […]

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Behind the Scenes: Happy Hoteliers = Happy Travelers

It’s no secret, at Stash we do things a little differently. For travelers and hoteliers used to the chain programs, our unique redemption model generates some head-scratches at first, but once they get it, they’re hooked. Hoteliers get fully paid for your redemption stay Traveler, this is when you say:  “Why should I care?”  Settle […]

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