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Eat, Stay, Love

Magazine article Out

Eat, Stay, Love

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THE FIVE HOTTEST HOTELS OF THE SEASON

The days of judging hotels by the thread count of their sheets and the presence of iPod docks are over. These new boutique luxury hotels redefine the même, recruiting fashion designers, curators, and allergists.

1. VIEQUES

W Retreats combine all the design-driven charm of the W hotels with copious spa amenities, fitness centers, and wellness treatments. The first one opened In the Maldives In 2006. The second just opened in Puerto Rico on the island of Vieques. There are 157 rooms, more than 30 acres, an Alain Ducasse restaurant, seaside cabanas, beachfront yoga, a state-of-the art gym, and two spas. Retreating never looked so good. StarwoodHotels.com/ WHotels

2. LONDON

Style icon Diane Von Furstenberghas redesigned 20 rooms and suites at London hotel icon Claridge's in her inimitable vibrant style of bold patterned prints. Claridges.co.uk

3. TORONTO

The Thompson chain unleashes itself onto the unsuspecting town withai02-room hotel opening In May. With floor-to-celling windows In each room, a Canadian version of Scarpetta by renowned New York City chef Scott Conant, and a members-only rooftop lounge, the King West Village property Is the coolest thing to happen to Toronto since Crystal Castles. …

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