John G. Knecht
Laurie Brookins
Sep 2020

From Hong Kong to Paris to Washington, D.C., these properties have caught the attention of travel connoisseurs everywhere.

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Kyoto, Japan
Set amid an 80-acre Kyoto forest, the Aman features just 26 rooms and suites, creating a level of privacy that befits this serene experience. Walk to some of Kyoto’s most iconic temples in the morning, then spend the afternoon relaxing in the baths fed by the area’s natural hot springs.

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Cour des Vosges
Modernist details like a steel four-poster bed are juxtaposed against views of the oldest square in Paris, the Place des Vosges in the Marais district, at this five-star hotel that opened in October. Twelve rooms and suites are housed in this 17th-century Parisian town house, which also offers a Roman bath and popular restaurant and tearoom.

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Washington, D.C.
The latest from Hilton’s Conrad Hotels & Resorts brand is a polished, amenity-rich experience for visitors and business travelers in the nation’s capital. Book a Sakura Club room to access exclusive cocktails, culinary offerings and concierge services, and shop designer labels downstairs at CityCenter DC.

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The Lodge at Blue Sky
Auberge, Utah
Enjoy 360-degree mountain views at The Lodge at Blue Sky, an Auberge Resort that opened in 2019. This stunning nature retreat of 46 rooms and suites includes a restaurant, pool and spa, and curates experiences according to your interests, from fly-fishing and horseback riding to yoga and activities tailored for children and families.

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Hong Kong
Located in the city’s tony Victoria Dockside district, Rosewood Hong Kong may be 65 stories tall, but it’s designed to feel like a private estate. Book one of the hotel’s 91 suites, and in addition to butler service and panoramic views of Hong Kong’s harbor, you’ll discover upon arrival that the pillowcases and robes include your monogram.

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