Enjoy your hotel as a haven and gateway

 Enjoy your hotel as a haven and gateway

Luxurious destinations for extraordinary escapes, L.V.X. Collection hotels and resorts offer an effortless, upscale way to stay in style wherever you travel while easily exploring what’s unique about your environs. From cosmopolitan locales to natural settings, get ready for standout experiences both in and near these hotels.

City sojourns are always exhilarating. Find tranquility and tradition in the heart of Japan’s capital with a stay at the Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo. A serene oasis with lush Meji-era flower gardens, hot springs, and a pagoda, it offers restorative spa treatments, an indoor/outdoor pool, and an onsen, all setting the stage for further investigation of the city. You can partake in a firefly tea ceremony and kimono fitting among other cultural offerings while you’re in Tokyo.

An English sanctuary awaits behind the Edwardian brick façade of The Grand York. The hotel—a heritage building tucked inside York’s medieval walls—offers spacious guestrooms and suites with marble tubs and Molton Brown toiletries. After checking out the sumptuous spa’s pool and sauna, take afternoon tea or sample the highly-lauded cuisine in Hudsons by Craig Atchison before settling into an armchair in the 1906 Bar. Stroll the cobbled streets of this picturesque city, or take a class at the York Cookery School.

Set in the heart of Nob Hill, The Huntington Hotel in San Francisco pairs its Georgian brick frontage with opulent Peranakan (Singapore Straits Chinese) interiors. The Big 4, its renowned restaurant, channels a vintage gentleman’s club. Rejuvenate your body and spirit at Nob Hill Spa or swim in the penthouse infinity pool complete with stunning city vistas. The hotel is perfectly positioned for discovering all the city has to offer. Ride on an iconic cable car or see San Francisco in style with the hotel’s town car service.

At the Hotel Napoleon Paris, a historic romantic retreat in the City of Lights, you can enjoy breathtaking views of the Arc de Triomphe and Eiffel Tower from some suites. Curl up on a comfortable sofa and enjoy a nightcap in the grand Lobby Bar. In the morning, the time-honored delights of Paris await. Enjoy breakfast on the heated terrace by the fashionable Avenue de Friedland before a promenade down the famed Champs-Elysees and beyond.

Stay where the ocean meets the city in Santa Barbara’s Hotel Californian, a re-imagined 1925 hotel with modern Moroccan-inspired décor. Take in views of the Pacific Ocean, the Santa Ynez Mountains, or the intricately-designed courtyard from your guestroom balcony or the rooftop pool. Get pampered at Majorelle Spa or savor Mediterranean-influenced cuisine at Blackbird before going exploring; the hotel is located in the middle of Santa Barbara’s vibrant Funk Zone and is just steps from the beach.

Bask in classic glamour at the Hotel Wellington in Madrid’s stylish Salamanca District. Watch master sushi chefs in action at the Michelin-starred restaurant Kabuki Wellington, indulge in a honey and hot stone massage at Le Max Wellness Club Wellington & SPA, stroll to the lake at Retiro Park, or browse The Prado’s collections at the Triangle of Art before sipping wine and wandering in the rooftop vegetable garden back at your hotel long loved by dignitaries.

When nature calls, you can still find luxury and ease. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Nevada’s Edgewood Tahoe Resort evokes the historic Alpine lodges of the American West. Guestrooms and suites have outdoor terraces and gas fireplaces; you can also lounge in the lakefront heated pool and hot tub and experience epic mountain views. Golf, hike, bike, ski, kayak, and parasail amid the spectacular Sierras before returning to enjoy an Alpine Arnica deep tissue massage in the Spa at Edgewood Tahoe.

The stylish accommodations at the sunny, intimate Hotel de Paris Saint-Tropez feature furniture from designers like Florence Knoll and Vladimir Kagan. Swim in the beachy getaway’s glass-bottomed pool, indulge in cocoon therapy at the Spa by Clarins, or sip bubbly at the rooftop bar. Just a two-minute walk from the harbor, the hotel’s a great base for experiencing the charms of this town on the French Riviera. Take the free hotel shuttle to the white sands of Plage de Pampelonne, or go shopping in chic Saint-Tropez.

With wooden shingles and gabled roofs, The Henderson, a Salamander Beach & Spa Resort, is the perfect perch on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Destin seaside resort’s accommodations boast views of the water or a nature preserve; wellness-focused spa guestrooms have direct elevator access to the Salamander Spa. Dine on dock-to-table seafood at Primrose to fuel up for everything from parasailing and kayaking to paddle boarding—a complimentary day pass grants you access to pristine Henderson Beach State Park.

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