10 Ways to Secure a Hotel Upgrade

What's the secret to getting a hotel upgrade? Our travel editors offer their tips on getting an upgrade at check-in.

9 Previous Hideaways of the Year

As we compiled the 2019 Editors' Choice Awards, we took great pleasure in reminiscing about our stays at previous Hideaways of the Year.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Abruzzo, Italy

Just two hours from Rome lies the little-known region of Abruzzo. Our editor discovered two hideaways, one in a castle, the other in a medieval village.

The Silo: Cape Town’s Modern Masterpiece

The Silo, Cape Town's modern masterpiece of a hotel, is a game changer. Set on the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, it is breathtakingly imaginative and original.

Blantyre Reopens After Multimillion-Dollar Renovation

Blantyre, one of the 12 remaining Gilded Age mansions in the Berkshires, just recently reopened its doors in Lenox after a multimillion-dollar renovation.

Explore & Restore: 11 Great Outdoor Escapes

The great outdoors means different things to different people. Here are 11 of our favorite hideaways where nature takes center stage.

Hideaway Report Hotels That Celebrities Love

The Wall Street Journal asked famous globe-trotters which hotels they love the most, and many were Hideaway Report-recommended. Here are their quotes on why.

The Enduring Appeal of Barcelona

Spain's second city is just as popular as ever and for good reason: It boasts superb restaurants and architecture and several luxury hotel options.

Central America's Most Luxurious New Resort

Nicaragua is blessed with beautiful, unspoiled landscapes and well-preserved colonial cities. It also boasts a splendid new luxury hotel.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Nicaragua

The March 2018 Hideaway Report follows Andrew Harper's travels to Nicaragua, where our editors found two new hotels -- one in the country, one in the city.

Contrasting Costa Rican Hideaways

After leaving San Jose, Andrew Harper editors found one of Costa Rica's newest luxury resorts amid an emerald landscape of forested ridges and low mountains.

Nantucket Hotel Discoveries

The population of Nantucket jumps in the summer, and property values are exorbitant, but the culture of the place remains. Here are two new hotels there.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Nantucket

Andrew Harpers' travels took our writer to Nantucket, Massachusetts, where two intimate hotels of the Harper standard were found.

Bari Hotel Upgrade

Bari is the gateway city to Basilicata and Puglia and offers excellent restaurants. One of the hotels there, Hotel Oriente Bari, recently got an upgrade.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Basilicata, Italy

Follow our travels to Basililcata, one of Italy's best-kept secrets. Our editors discovered four new stunning properties there, including a luxe cave hotel.

Discovering Italy’s Untouched Region of Basilicata

The stunningly beautiful Italian region of Basilicata is emerging as an intriguing offbeat destination. Still virtually undiscovered, it feels timeless.

Hideaway of the Year: Villa La Coste

Our Hideaway of the Year, Villa La Coste, is the most talked about new hotel in France — for good reason. It is a triumph.

Best Amenities: Pools, Spas and More

Hideaway Report editors experienced a number of particularly memorable amenities from the hotels and resorts we visited in 2017.

Cambridge's Oldest Hotel Restored

While not as pretty as Cambridge, Oxford had one thing Cambridge did not: a Harper-recommended hotel. That may soon change.

Exploring England’s North Country

On this trip to England, our editor begins his journey in York and continues through Yorkshire Dales National Park and the Lake District, ending in Edinburgh.

Newly Recommended Hotels in England

The December Hideaway Report follows Andrew Harper’s travels to England, where he finds two new hotels: Devonshire Arms Hotel & Spa and Lord Crewe Arms.

Tuscan Retreat Castiglion del Bosco Expands

The exceptionally glamorous 23-suite Tuscan resort Castiglion del Bosco will now be augmented by the five-bedroom addition of Villa Agresto.

Portland Hotels Strike Out

Portland provides a wealth of attractions: an exciting food scene, gardens, wineries and boutiques, but the hotels don't make the cut.

Letter From the Editor: December 2017

The Andrew Harper editor-in-chief reflects on this month's travels to Portland, Seattle and Whidbey Island, and a road trip in England’s North Country.

Newly Recommended Hotels in the Pacific Northwest

The December 2017 Hideaway Report follows Andrew Harper’s travels to the Pacific Northwest, where he finds three hotels to recommend.

Newly Recommended Hotel in North Carolina

The November Hideaway Report follows Andrew Harper’s travels to North Carolina, where we discovered the Old Edwards Inn and Spa, an elegant full-service hotel.

New Discoveries in Rural Provence

Few places in the world are as irresistible as Provence. A recent visit unearthed three lovely hotels in equally lovely French towns.

Our Editors' 20 Favorite Hideaway Hotels

The Hideaway Report’s team of editors travels far and wide, uncovering the most distinctive hotels in the world. Here are their top 20 hideaway hotels.

Newly Recommended Hotels: South of France

The November Hideaway Report follows Andrew Harper’s travels to France, where he finds eight new hotels to recommend.

Rediscovering the Riviera

The natural beauty that spurred the development of France’s Mediterranean coastline can still be found today, on the Var.

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