California is among the most popular destination for travelers from the US and all over the world. It's the home to the beginning of Route 66, Hollywood, Disneyland, amazing Pacific Coast beaches, and major cities such as San Francisco and Los Angeles. As you explore these places, it's essential that you find top-class accommodation, so here's a list of the top 10 hotels in California.
1. The Beverly Hills Hotel
Strategically located on Sunset Boulevard, this Dorchester Collection hotel is popular among discerning travelers thanks to its stylish guest rooms (which feature flat-screen TVs, marble bathrooms, gourmet minibars and high-speed internet access) and business amenities. It's also known for its legendary customer service and attentive hotel staff.
2. The Peninsula Beverly Hills
A preferred hotel among both leisure and professional travelers, this luxury hotel has gained a strong competitive lead against others by truly pandering to its customers. For example, your room is available whenever you need it so you need not wait till 3 p.m. to check in.
3. Auberge du Soliel, An Auberge Resort
Located in the tranquil Napa Valley town of Rutherford, Auberge du Soliel offers a breathtaking showcase of the stunning vistas of its locale. It also features a well-equipped fitness center and spa and offers off-site activities such as golf outings and hot air balloon rides.
4. Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa
People love this Relias & Châteaux property because, in addition to being some ways off the beaten path, it also teems with meticulously manicured greenery and has a wide variety of amenities to entice leisure and business travelers alike.
5. Fairmont Grand Del Mar
For coastal California visitors, the Fairmont Grand Del Mar provides a generous serving of luxury with capacious guest rooms that feature Tuscan décor, Nespresso coffee makers and deep-soaking tubs. Moreover, you also get a Tom Fazio-designed golf course, swimming pools and a five-star spa.
6. Hotel Bel-Air
Another well-regarded Dorchester Collection member, Hotel Bel-Air offers travelers in Los Angeles a taste of romance and respite all within a quick commute from the large sites of the city. Visitors seeking relaxation will love its expansive terraces, Italian linens, an actual Swan Lake and charming gazebos.
7. Calistoga Ranch, An Auberge Resort
Guests at this resort located in northern Napa Valley enjoy lavish amenities that include a private wine cave, a private lake, the Mercedez-Benz drive program and more. For some rest and relaxation, the guests can go get outdoor lakeside treatments at the resort's spa.
8. Montage Beverly Hills
This hotel has a Mediterranean look about it with its soaring columns, classic archways, polished walkways and trickling fountains. Nonetheless, previous guests attest that the hotel's amenities, such as rooftop pool and a sprawling spa, cater to the discerning needs of Beverly Hills clientele.
9. Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills
This Viceroy property accommodates the needs of guests of all ages, as well as pets. It boasts of capacious, upscale suites that feature private bars, complimentary internet access, platform beds and walk-in closets. Not to mention the hotel's full-service spa and 360-degree view rooftop pool.
10. Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel
This palatial resort in the backyard of Los Angeles has numerous rooms with a view of the Pacific Ocean from the balconies. The rooms also have a wide variety of amenities including four-fixture stone bathrooms and LCD flat-screen TVs among others.