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Hotel Dispatch: Vault Karaköy

The House Hotel Group’s newest boutique hotel in Istanbul is the Vault Karaköy, a luxurious property in the up and coming Beyoglu neighborhood. The hotel is located on Bankalar Caddesi meaning Avenue of the Banks and indeed the stately building building was a bank during the 19th century.

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Hotel Dispatch: The Surrey Hotel

There’s just something about New York’s Upper East Side. Don’t get me wrong, I love Nolita and Brooklyn as much as the next person, but on my last trip to New York I found myself drawn to to this historic neighborhood with its wide boulevards, unparalleled access to museums and proximity […]

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Hotel Dispatch: The Modern Honolulu

I grew up going on trips to Hawaii with my family, but we would always stay on Maui or Kaui, never Oahu. I had this idea that Oahu and Honolulu were touristy, cheesy, and just not that interesting. Well a recent trip to The Modern Honolulu at the start of Waikiki Beach […]

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Hotel Dispatch: The Sparrows

The 20-room Sparrows hotel in Palm Springs feels delightfully un-retro but owner Doug Smith says it is a throwback to another time “It’s like you’re staying in an old family camp in the desert 60 years ago.” Similar to the architecture at famed Smoke Tree Ranch, a historic enclave of […]