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Swellegant Stays

The Singluar Patagonia Hotel

We find ourselves traveling outside the obvious as much as we can and here we are in a post-Victorian cold-storage plant built in 1915, smack in the middle of Patagonia. The hotel is called The Singluar, Patagonia – Puerto Bories Hotel. It’s hard to get much cooler than this. Not far from downtown Puerto Natales, […]

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The Chanler at Cliff Walk Newport

Gilded Age mansions abound in Rhode Island. The coastal towns are where it’s at, and the Chanler at Cliff Walk in Newport enjoys a brilliant position perched directly on the water’s edge. John Winthrop Chanler, a New York State Congressman, built what is now an upscale boutique hotel as a private summer residence, the first […]

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The Hermitage, Nevis

In Nevis, you’ll find a special property that feels like a home away from home. It’s The Hermitage and, in fact, it’s the oldest wooden house on the island and notably one of the oldest such structures in the Caribbean. The main house is earthfast-constructed, meaning roofbearing timbers are in direct contact with the ground, […]

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The Sherry Netherland

New York City The city that boasts an array of swanky offerings and elegant stays is the perfect home for the Sherry Netherland. It’s New York…It’s going to be in a tall building. Yet this apartment hotel is hidden in plain sight, right on Fifth Avenue overlooking Central Park. Location, location, location… and space, space, […]

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Alisal Ranch & Resort

Alisal is a spacious ranch: With 10,000 acres, it’s home to cattle, horses, and a full service golf-resort. Enjoy the affectations and ambiance of a dude ranch by day and indulge in elegant dining by night after an expertly performed massage. This is definitely a working ranch and guests can be as much a part […]

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Carlisle Bay, Antigua

Antigua is one of those islands that has always exuded the ever elusive laid-back, under the radar, vibe. That being said, it is home to some fantastic resorts, where the rich and famous can let loose and enjoy the tranquility. Perfect example of that is the classic style with a Caribbean twist at Carlisle Bay. […]

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The ION Hotel – Iceland

Set against the stunning backdrop of mountainous lava fields about an hour’s drive east of Reykjavik, the ION Hotel is designed to inspire, revitalize and allow guests to escape the ordinary. Ion seamlessly blends the rugged exterior of Iceland’s wilderness with contemporary architecture, amenities and self-sustainability; thanks to its floor-to-ceiling windows, it is an ideal place for...

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AKA Times Square

What makes a hotel swellegant? It can be an amazing value for the price or OMG OTT luxury. Mostly it’s the indefinable sense of style that makes us swoon: swanky, swell and elegant. AKA Times Square, New York City, New York

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The Tribal Hotel

Once plagued by tragic violence and civil war, Nicaragua has emerged as the Cinderella of Central America. Beautiful coast lines, lush forests and great surfing have expats, entrepreneurs and tourists flocking here in search of a more authentic Latin American experience. Founded in 1524, the colonial city of Granada is Nicaragua’s crown jewel. Boasting stunning […]

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Grand Ferdinand

The landmark 1950’s Veitscher Magnesitwerke AG headquarters, on Vienna’s stately Ring Boulevard in the heart of the city’s vibrant cultural hub, has been exquisitely transformed into this new hotel. Celebrating all that embodies luxury, the Grand Ferdinand’s fresh interpretation of traditional Viennese fin de siècle elegance offers true gemütlichkeit (warm hospitality) and sophistication with...

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