Hotel of the Week: Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

For over a century, the grandeur of the Mission Inn has drawn everyone from U.S. Presidents to Hollywood royalty to experience the timeless beauty of this National Historic Landmark. The stunning Spanish Mission-style architecture of this veritable castle features flying buttresses, magnificent archways, secluded garden oases and soaring towers. The Mission Inn features expansive guestrooms all […]

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10 MUST-SEE Beach Hotels

Summer + the beach = fun, every time. Lounging, sand in our toes, while the waves crash on the shore is one of the best ways to spend sunny, summer days. So, we’re rounding up our favorite Stash partner hotels with prime beach locations. The Buccaneer | St. Croix, US Virgin Islands These white sand beaches and […]

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Hotel of the Week: Menger Hotel

When Teddy Roosevelt recruited his Rough Riders in the Menger Bar back in 1898, he may not have known that the taproom, added in 1887, was a replica of the House of Lords Pub in London. The architect’s inspiration lives on in the paneled ceiling, beveled mirrors and glass cabinets, solid cherry bar, and brass […]

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Best (unique) Summer Escapes

Summer is all about taking off work, jumping on a plane, train or automobile, and exploring somewhere new. We’re listing off some of our favorite spots to hit during your summer escape. Whether you’re looking for a foodie adventure or a family friendly vacation, we’ve got you covered. URBAN ESCAPE: The Lenox Hotel – Boston, […]

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Hotel of the Week: Empress Hotel

Experience Southern California beach living with a touch of European style when you stay with Empress Hotel! Their crisp décor and high level of service guarantee an easeful stay. The location—a couple of blocks from the restaurants and shops of Prospect Street and the ocean—is perfect for making the most of La Jolla. Enjoy your complimentary breakfast, […]

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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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Hotel of the Week: Dauphine Orleans Hotel

Strolling distance to Bourbon Street fun but set just slightly apart from “le bon temps”, Dauphine Orleans Hotel is a peaceful hideaway set in a collection of buildings with colorful French Quarter pedigrees. James Audubon painted Birds of America in what’s now the breakfast room, and the Victorian-style bar is named for the madam who […]

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Hotel of the Week: Ethan Allen Hotel

Walk through the massive, finely furnished lobby, peeking into all sorts of ballrooms and meeting spaces, to arrive at the front desk where you’re greeted by a passionate team of top-rate hoteliers. Welcome to the Ethan Allen Hotel. Classic, welcoming décor with a no-detail-too-small, no-ask-too-large approach to service. In addition to the stunning grand ballroom, the hotel’s outdoor courtyard is […]

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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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