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14 of the best hotels in Amsterdam with incredible design and Instagram-worthy decor

FAQ: Amsterdam hotels What is the best time to visit Amsterdam?Summer is the busiest tourist season, which is not surprising given the weather is at its best: warm (but not hot) temps and long days, with the sun setting as late as 10 pmSpring (April and May) attract plenty of visitors as well, who come for the celebrated tulip season; however, it can be cool and rainy. September and October are less crowded, and temperatures are relatively mild.Winters are dark, cold, windy, and rainy with very short days; avoid the...
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16 stunning hotel bathrooms that are the best part of the room — all under $500

FAQ: The best hotel bathrooms What makes a great hotel bathroom?The best hotel bathrooms offers a brief escape from the world. That can translate as deep soaking tubs for a leisurely bath, a rainfall shower that feels like getting caught in a summer storm, or thoughtful design details, fixtures, and amenities, and, of course, good lighting. If you walk into a room and nod at the comfy looking bed, but gasp in awe at the bathroom, you know you're in for a good stay. After all, most of us spend 30 to 60 minutes a day ...
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8 incredible hotels in Costa Rica, from no frills cheap stays to villas with private plunge pools

FAQ: Costa Rica hotels What is the best area to stay in Costa Rica?Costa Rica is small — roughly the size of West Virginia — but it is one of the most biodiverse places on earth, with 12 different ecosystems. So whatever you're looking for, you'll find it here, including rainforests, beaches, mountains , even a bustling city.Where you go depends on what you're looking for on a vacation. If you are an adventurous traveler, consider the Northern Highlands, including Arenal Volcano National Park, Vulcano Tenorio Nation...
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12 of the most incredible hotel suites in Las Vegas for every budget

FAQ: Las Vegas suites How do I find the best deals in Las Vegas? Balance your Las Vegas luck with smart timing to find the best deals. Peak season high prices will be found around holidays and hot summer weekends, but midweek pricing is often a fraction of the weekend price, so a little flexibility in travel dates can help trim costs. Also, keep an eye on resort promotions where suites may be offered at a reduced rate for multi-night stays. Discounts at resort casinos are also offered to those who sign up for a free...
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Find bliss on a budget at these 10 incredible spa hotels, all under $650 per night

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.Spa hotels offer healthy dining, state-of-the-art fitness, and a slew of therapeutic treatments. Despite upscale reputations, many spa resorts offer a wide variety of services at accessible prices. Discover top affordable spa hotels from Fiji to California, with rates beginning from $130 to $650. Whether it's a blissful spa facility for an array of soothing massages and age-defying facials, or mindful wellness classes surrounded by lush jungle foliage, the best spa getaways invite you to slow down and leave daily routines behind.A spa is a feature I always look for when booking a hotel. It's a good...
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There’s still time to summer on the Cape — these are the top hotels in Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard

FAQ: Cape Cod hotels Where is Cape Cod?Cape Cod is a roughly 70-mile-long, crescent-shaped peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic in Massachusetts. It includes two islands, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, and is divided into four regions, each with its own distinct personality and rich history . What is the best area to stay in Cape Cod?Closest to the mainland, the Upper Cape is home to some of the oldest towns in America including Sandwich, which dates back to 1639. Mid Cape is considered the urban hub with the...
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9 of the best hotels in Mexico City, including design-forward boutiques, intimate guest houses, and luxury favorites

 Nneya Richards/Karstin Tannis Summary List PlacementTable of Contents: Masthead StickyLocated in the Valley of Mexico at the center of the country, this centuries-old cultural and financial hub has been drawing more travelers away from the country's well-traversed seaside towns. The mega-metropolis has a reputation as an international hub for art, design, and gastronomy.  You may have seen a lot of tastemakers referring to CDMX, an acronym for Ciudad de Mexico City, formerly known as DF. I've visited cosmopolitan CDMX numerous times over the past few years for work events and to visit local friends, and was just recently back last month checking out the latest hotel scene. Armed with that knowledge, I've rounded up the...
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18 of the best beach hotels in the US for families whether you’re traveling with a baby, teen, grandparents, or pets

FAQ: Family beach hotels What are the best states for family beaches in the US?While everyone's definition of what constitutes a family beach differs, most people with babies and small children agree that coastal states where the water is warm and gentle, like Florida, are ideal. And states that offer waves to surf, such as Hawaii, Oregon, and California, are attractive for teens and young adults.On the East Coast, families fill beaches from Maine to the Carolinas. Depending on what your family lifestyle is like, yo...
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The 8 best hotels in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, from budget family stays with water parks to hotels perched in the hills with hiking trails across the street

FAQ: Visiting Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge Where are Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge?Just seven miles separate Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, twin towns on the eastern Tennessee border with North Carolina. Neither city boasts a population above 6,000, but some 10 million visitors descend every year to both towns for their proximity to the Appalachian Mountains and a multitude of family-friendly attractions and theme parks. Should I stay in Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge?Most hotels in the area are situated on the main tourist ...
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15 of the best hotel pools in the US with gorgeous views, plush cabanas, and top-notch service

More on our methodology for selecting the best hotel pools in the US In addition to the criteria outlined above, we also considered the following factors:Expert sources: I am a New York-based travel writer who visits dozens of domestic hotels on a yearly basis. In order to curate a list that appeals to all — and yes, it was a tough job but someone had to do it — I've personally examined almost all of the pools mentioned here by checking in or touring the properties, or speaking directly to someone who did. I consult...