Park Hyatt Mallorca

The new mountainside resort by the ocean flaunts the island's physical beauty and local food

Park Hyatt Mallorca has opened on a part of the beautiful Balearic Island far from the crowds found in capital city Palmaan overrun summer holiday hotspot. About an hour’s drive east from Palma airport is the brand’s first-ever resort in Europe; a smattering of painted pink structures meant to resemble one of Mallorca’s many historic villages. The property itself is not on the coastline, but …

Rivertown Lodge, Hudson

Two hours from NYC, a beautifully designed 27-room hotel awaits upstate

Opened last October in Hudson, New York, Rivertown Lodge doesn’t look like much when you pull up (or walk the 20 minutes from the Amtrak train station). Formerly a 1920s movie theater later converted into a motel in 1958, the new 27-room hotel on Warren Street—a few doors down from Grazin’—preserves a discreet exterior that matches the block. And inside is a relaxed grandeur that …

The Laslett, London

An apartment-like boutique hotel experience in Notting Hill

On the hushed street of Pembridge Gardens, lined with pristine Victorian townhouses, one would hardly have any idea that five of these Notting Hill residences—which date from the mid 1800s and Grade 2 listed—actually conceal a hotel. The exterior of newcomer The Laslett has been preserved so carefully, with no marked signage, in fact, that we had to double back and retrace our path a …