Here’s a list of my favorites.
St Regis Vommuli Resort
This is in a class by itself.
St Regis New York
St Regis Princeville, Kauai (now the Princeville Resort)
St Regis Dubai (now the LXR Habtoor Palace)
St Regis Deer Valley
St Regis Florence
Ritz Carlton Kuala Lumpur
Gritti Palace, Venice (Sadly, seriously damaged by recent flooding in Venice.)
The Gwen, Chicago
The Nines, Portland
Fairmont Orchid, Big Island, HI
Ritz Carlton San Francisco
Fairmont San Francisco
Manele Bay hotel (Now Four Seasons Resort Lanai)
Royal Hawaiian, Honolulu
Moana Surfrider, Honolulu
Park Hyatt Sydney
Kimpton Canary Hotel, Santa Barbara
Hotel Bristol, Vienna
Convento do Espinheiro, Portugal
Tambo del Inka, Peru
Loi Suites, Iguazu Falls, Argentina
And here are some, that despite the brand name, are just blah.
Four Seasons Austin
Andaz Wall Street
Waldorf Astoria NY
Waldorf Astoria Grand Wailea Maui
And, sadly, I stayed here, but fuck em. It’s a terrible property, far from the strip and no casino. There are so many better options, like The Cosmopolitan, my favorite in Vegas.