Insider Picks found that "The Peninsula is where you stay in L.A. when you want to feel like a movie star, and have the budget to pay for it too." The Peninsula Beverly Hills was also named as the home of one of the best hotel bars in the US, according to Forbes travel experts.
Hotel Emma was once the largest brewery in Texas — its namesake is the woman who kept the brewery open during Prohibition by prioritizing dry cleaning and auto repair while brewing beer behind the scenes. Today, the hotel features the structure's original industrial design.
Situated on famous Michigan Avenue, the Four Seasons is close to all of Chicago's top dining and shopping. The hotel has a popular upscale restaurant, luxurious soundproofed spa treatment rooms, and rooms with lake views, according to US News.
The Four Seasons in Washington, DC sits in the trendy Georgetown neighborhood. Similar to the other Four Seasons on this list, there is an upscale in-house restaurant and lavish spa. US News also noted that recent guests said "personalized customer service was a large reasons for return visits."
Rancho Valencia is a secluded resort just north of San Diego. US News noted that the property has a "Mediterranean ambiance with hacienda-style architecture." The accommodations have soaking tubs and private balconies or patios.
5. Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World
Another luxe hotel on Chicago's Michigan Avenue, the Peninsula has an award-winning spa and afternoon tea service. Recent hotel guests said the hotel's "friendly service staff" made their stay memorable, according to US News. The Peninsula Chicago also houses one of the top hotel bars in the country, according to Forbes travel experts.
The Langham sits on the Chicago River. It opened in 2013 and occupies 13 floors of a 52-story skyscraper designed by renowned architect Mies van der Rohe. Insider Picks recently described it as "a classic example of luxury, consistently praised for its excellent service and posh appearance." The hotel has an expansive health club, spa, and indoor pool.