Beds Are EVERYTHING (part 1)

Between the fresh-pressed-and-fluffy sheets, the heaps of pillows a skydiver might prefer over a parachute, and the acres of space to do with what you please, wouldn’t you sleep in hotel beds every night if you could?

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10 Jaw-Dropping Hotel Bathrooms

Talk about a game changer. With the right blend of style, functionality, feng shui, and amenities, the hotel bathroom can serve as a stress reliever, a rejuvenator, a haven for self-care, and, of course, a venue to sip bubbly with your hubby.

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Class of 2016: Stash Partner Hotel Superlatives

We often laud our partner hotels for being independent, unique, one-of-a-kind and extraordinary snowflakes that fall from vibrant double rainbows onto pure silica-sand beaches from Maine to SoCal, Washington to Panama. And we mean it. We love our partner hotels. All of them. Equally. In fact, if we could award each of our partner hotels with participation […]

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5 Tips for a Romantic Hotel Room Makeover

You already know what you’re doing. You’ve got this. We know. But just for fun, here are some reminders of how to romantically transform your hotel room for a special night with your special one.

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2015 Partner Hotel Awards Recap

It’s no secret our partner hotels are authentic and personalized. That’s the mission. From rock star havens (Sunset Marquis) to off-the-grid Panamanian eco-adventure lodges (Casa Cayuco), from elite urban oases (Condor Hotel, The Lenox Hotel) and classed-up college town digs (The Hotel at Auburn University) to picturesque Maine-coast cottages (The Dunes on the Waterfront) and white sand beaches in the U.S. Virgin Islands (The Buccaneer), our partners exemplify our Travel Less Ordinary mantra. And we’re happy that Conde Nast Traveler readers, likely some of you, appreciate this mantra, too.

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Stash Hotels: Where the Stars Stay

Like the rest of us, celebs need place to go to get away from it all — sometimes for a few days, sometimes for a few months. And sometimes, as was the case with Hollywood legend Doris Day and mob boss Al Capone, they buy the place.  Hotel Julien Dubuque,  Dubuque, IA When things get […]

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Hotels that Rock (n’ Roll)

Alright, all Stash partners rock, but some truly have a unique history with Rock n’ Roll. Grab your guitar, fire up the old tour bus and stay like rock-royalty. (And remember, trashing hotel rooms was never cool.) “There are places I remember…” Edgewater Hotel most certainly qualifies as a place to remember. Seattle’s only over-water […]

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Dissecting Design at Sunset Marquis

Ever fallen in love with your hotel room? The colors, the bed linens, the twice daily maid service ….  Great design is a big part of the appeal of independent hotels. Our guest contributor Paula Oblen of Hotelements visits Sunset Marquis and tells us how to get that rock royalty feeling at home. It’s perfectly fitting that West Hollywood, […]

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Tie the Knot

A cream puff of a gown, and all the men in morning suits. On the beach at sunset. The rock groupie, the lead guitarist, and a bourbon fountain—hey, it’s your special day! A wedding is a chance to show who you are—as individuals, and as a newly minted couple. These 6 out-of-the-ordinary wedding destination hotels […]

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What you won’t read in Condé Nast about our Readers’ Choice 2013 Award Winners

We get the appeal of luxury here at Stash. Thick carpets, quiet corridors, full attention from expert staff …. But here’s what you’re not likely to read in Condé Nast: the secret ingredients that make our Readers’ Choice 2013 Award Winners an experience beyond traditional pampering. Sunset Marquis, West Hollywood CA If there was ever an […]

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