boutique hotels Archive

Las Clementinas in the Old City of Panama

Usually when we highlight a hotel on this luxury travel blog, it’s because we’ve just posted a detailed review of it on the website. In this case, the review is coming in a couple months but we’re welcoming a new advertising partner Las Clementinas. It’s a boutique hotel in the heart of historic Panama City, [...]

LUMA Mountain House, Lakeside in Argentina

With a big drop in visitors due to a natural disaster, we’re still forging ahead and highlighting a new property in Argentina: LUMA. They haven’t had it so well this past year in the normally lovely Argentine region around Bariloche. Last June a volcano erupted so forcefully in nearby Chile that the ash closed the [...]

A Country Estate Alternative in Puerto Varas, Chile

We’ve just posted a review of Quincho Country Home, an intimate, high-service inn just outside of Puerto Varas, Chile. If you’re planning to spend some time in this lake district of Patagonia, we’d recommend this one over our only other featured hotel there, Hotel Patagonico. Our reviewer just stayed in both and found that Patagonico [...]

Posada del Faro in Uruguay

One of our contributors recently popped over to Uruguay from Buenos Aires to review some noteworthy hotels on the coast before the crowds appear in January. First up is Posada del Faro in Jose Ignacio. Like many great hotels right on the beach, this feels like an enlarged version of a rich friend’s vacation home, [...]

Two Great Boutique Hotels in Buenos Aires

It seems like every month or two we get a press release about some new Buenos Aires boutique hotel that has been featured in a magazine’s “hot list” or “it list” some other accolade of trendiness. Very few of these hotels are as good in practice as they are through a magazine photographer’s eyes. I’m [...]