According to the latest 2022 Travel Trends Report by award-winning hospitality management developer, Cloudbeds, the rise of premiumisation is set to continue in 2022 with 40% of travellers more willing than ever before to splurge on future travels and 32% planning to visit a bucket-list destination. Here’s a round-up of hotels and properties going the extra mile to make their guests feel extra special.
The 6 Best Luxury Properties You Need to Visit in America
Fairmont Grand Del Mar, San Diego
On the outskirts of San Diego lies the Fairmont Grand Del Mar, a luxurious five-star property that ensures the guest experience is truly one to remember. Amenities include four heated swimming pools, rejuvenating spa, and a range of dining options.
Guests can enhance their stay with a $55 per day resort experience fee which includes a daily digital newspaper, overnight shoe shine, and access to extra activities such as golf, tennis and yoga.
Bardessono Yountville, California
Bardessono Yountville is a luxury five-star, an award-winning hotel nestled in the heart of Yountville, California. “Deep green” with luxury, a subtle aesthetic, privacy, and graciousness, is the Bardessono model. For the ultimate immersion into privacy, there are three signature Villas offering an enhanced and exclusive experience. To add extra to the whole experience and in celebration of cabernet season in Napa Valley, guests are welcomed to experience a vinotherapy service.
‘The Perfect Pairing’ features locally grown and harvested Napa Valley Organics combined with some of the best cabernets in the world. The experience begins with a romantic couple’s massage that is followed by a prepared bath of cabernet and passion fruit by a bath butler and paired with a bottle of cabernet.
Lotte Hotel, Seattle
Lotte Hotel Seattle brings sophisticated luxury to the urban, laidback city of Seattle. Its rustic style pays homage to its outdoorsy, Pacific Northwest surroundings and rooms are thoughtfully designed to include features such as floor-to-ceiling windows, Bose speakers, Nespresso coffee machine and a pillow menu to ensure a restful night’s sleep. Beyond the rooms, guests can benefit from a spa, 24-hour fitness centre and a rooftop restaurant, one of the most sought-after restaurants in the city.
Dunton Hot Springs, Colorado
A firm favourite with countless celebrities, Dunton Hot Springs is one of the most sought-after stays in Colorado. The restored ghost town consists of luxurious, tastefully-decorated log cabins, a saloon bar and restaurant, spa and numerous hot springs framed by San Juan Mountains. Summer stays offer opportunities for horseback riding, guided hikes, mountain biking and rock climbing whilst in winter, guests can enjoy skiing, snowshoeing and sleigh rides. All meals and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the room price, too.
The Westin Monache Resort, Mammoth Mountain
Tucked in the mountains of Mammoth Lakes, The Westin Monache Resort is a beautiful hotel with copious amenities that guarantee skiers and snowboarders a perfect stay. After dropping their skis at the on-site storage facility, guests can enjoy sophisticated cuisine at Whitebark restaurant, bar and lounge or take a dip in the heated outdoor swimming pool. Rooms and suites are lovingly furnished, with cosy beds and fireplaces to ensure a peaceful night’s sleep, so guests are ready for another day on the slopes of Mammoth Mountain.
Kimpton Sawyer, Sacramento, California
The Kimpton Sawyer Hotel brings an entirely new level of sophistication and exclusivity to Downtown Sacramento. Its unparalleled locale on Downtown Commons and one-of-a-kind pool deck overlooking Golden 1 Center make Kimpton Sawyer the social epicentre of Sacramento.
Discerning guests will be drawn to Kimpton’s genuine hospitality and the many curated treasures of this unrivalled urban retreat. Socialise over cocktails and cuisine at Revival at the Sawyer on the chic pool deck. Luxuriate in spacious, serene rooms that celebrate the distinct pioneering spirit and natural beauty of California and provide exceptional amenities and enviable views.