Local Haute Hotels

Romance & Charm at Hotel Yountville Resort & Spa

Napa Valley is home to many of life’s greatest indulgences, and one need not venture beyond the tiny and tony town of Yountville in order to experience it all. Often described as…

Graduate Palo Alto Receives Straight A’s

Palo Alto’s buzzy, intellectual energy is palpable, thanks to it being the birthplace of the tech and information revolution. That the town is home to Stanford University also supports the extra-charged vibe.…

Rosewood Sand Hill + Lucid Air = Stellar Sense of Place

Rosewood hotel group is known for its ‘sense of place’ hospitality. No two hotels within its 30 hotel portfolio are the same. Each is a fitting reflection of its location, right down…

Napa’s Meadowood is a Beacon for Luxury Wellness

Tucked into the hillside off of the famed Silverado Trail, Meadowood Napa Valley blends seamlessly and sublimely into its oak and redwood tree-studded terrain. Secluded, romantic, and preternaturally posh, the resort, despite…

Monterey Plaza Hotel is a Dining and Spa Destination

Featuring a world famous aquarium, gorgeous bay and ocean views, and of course the John Steinbeck-memorialized Cannery Row, Monterey attracts tourists from all over the world who are lured by the region’s…

Winter, Wine, and Wellness

Head to the Meritage Resort and Spa for some R&R. The beginning of the year for much of the U.S. means frigid temperatures, puffy coats, seeing one’s breath while speaking, and snowplows,…

Exclusive Four Seasons Napa Valley and Polestar Partnership

From October 27 through 29, Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley hosted a select few top media members for an immersive first look at the resort’s newly debuted Polestar house car program. The…

The Awesome Aura of Auro at Four Seasons Napa Valley

New to the fine dining scene in Calistoga     As rows of grapevines flashed their autumn brilliance, wine country’s newest fine dining experience made its debut at the Four Seasons Resort and…

Hotel Drisco is a San Francisco Favorite

Ask San Francisco residents which local hotel they most often recommend to friends and family, and the answer is invariably “Hotel Drisco.” The slightly under-the-radar (yet always included in top SF hotel…

Vineyard Vibrancy: Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley

Several Napa Valley hotels claim proximity to the region’s iconic grapevines. But only one is actually located within a working vineyard. Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley  encircles Elusa Winery’s organic…

Lafayette Luxe: Lafayette Park Hotel & Spa

Lafayette, California might not be the first place one considers when planning a bit of rest and relaxation. But the quiet East Bay town with its Mt. Diablo backdrop, miles of hiking…

Beauty From the Vine: Vinotherapy Help for the Skin

And you thought wine was for sipping?  As it turns out there’s another use for wine good enough to turn a few heads. It’s called Vinotherapy. Redefining happy hour, the practice doesn’t…

50 and Fabulous: The Lodge at Bodega Bay

The Lodge at Bodega Bay celebrates 50 years, and whether ‘legacy guest’ or first time visitor, the stunning property continues to provide everything one might wish for in a Sonoma Coast getaway.…

Launch Party at The St. Regis San Francisco

The Arts & Entertainment Issue  La vita è bella! Spirits were high and sparkling wine flowed at the St. Regis Bar, venue for Haute Living, San Francisco magazine’s most recent launch party.…

Downtown Napa’s Hidden Jewel: The McClelland House

Napa Valley’s posh resorts may steal a great deal of the region’s hospitality thunder, but equal luxury is found in some of wine country’s more under-the-radar offerings. The McClelland House, for instance,…

Find Summer Wellness at Rosewood Sand Hill

Don’t let the business park façade mislead. Rosewood Sand Hill, though situated within the heart of Silicon Valley’s line-up of venture capital offices, is all about rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation. Located on…

Cottage Inn & Spa

Lounging in the heart of Sonoma It’s all about location. For a traveler, I can think of no truer axiom, especially when it comes to hotels. We want to stay close to…

Montage Healdsburg Highlights the Best of Sonoma County

Set within a verdant 258 acre landscape of vineyards and majestic oak trees, Montage Healdsburg has the qualities of a remote sanctuary. The vibe is aided by the private, slightly uphill drive…