24 American hotels every luxury traveller should visit in 2019

Post Ranch Inn/FacebookThe Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur California has starting rates of $US1,450/night.
  • Elite Traveller recently published a list of Top 100 Hotels across nine regions around the world.
  • Of the Top 100, 24 were American hotels. The majority were located in New York City, including the well-known St. Regis and Plaza hotels.
  • Others were located near national and state parks, including luxuryresorts near Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Big Sur, California.

This month, Elite Traveller released its annual list of Top 100 Hotels from around the world. Several of these hotels were featured in other national rankings, including reports by Conde Nast Traveller and Travel + Leisure.

The 24 American hotels on the list include seven locations in New York, followed by two in Beverly Hills. Other notable mentions include ski spots in Colorado and Vermont, along with a historic stay in Watch Hill, a popular east coast destination for the wealthy that’s comparable to the Hamptons.

Read more: The 13 best hotels in America that every traveller needs to visit in 2019

If you are interested in travelling overseas instead, consider looking into the 27 best hotels in Europe.

Keep reading to review the top hotels in America. Prices were estimated based on reservations one month in advance, or the first available opening.


Amangani: Jackson, Wyoming

Rates starting at: $US800/night


Baccarat Hotel: New York, New York

Rates starting at: $US900/night


Blackberry Farm: Walland, Tennessee

Rates starting at: $US1,700/night


Four Seasons Hotel: New York, New York

Rates starting at: $US480/night


Four Seasons Resort Hualalai: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Rates starting at: $US1,100/night


Four Seasons Resort Lanai: Lanai, Hawaii

Rates starting at: $US2,730/night


Inn at Little Washington: Washington, Virginia

Rates starting at: $US580/night


Mandarin Oriental: New York, New York

Rates starting at: $US800/night


Meadowood Napa Valley: St. Helena, California

Rates starting at: $US880/night


Ocean House: Watch Hill, Rhode Island

Rates starting at: $US500/night


Park Hyatt: New York, New York

Rates starting at: $US700/night


Peninsula Chicago: Chicago, Illinois

Rates starting at: $US380/night


Peninsula New York: New York, New York

Rates starting at: $US750/night


Post Ranch Inn: Big Sur, California

Rates starting at: $US1,450/night


The Beverly Hills Hotel: Beverly Hills, California

Rates starting at: $US650/night


The Cloister at Sea Island: Sea Island, Georgia

Rates starting at: $US500/night


The Encore at Wynn: Las Vegas, Nevada

Rates starting at: $US790/night


The Little Nell: Aspen, Colorado

Rates starting at: $US1,300/night


The Plaza: New York, New York

Rates starting at: $US570/night


The Point: Saranac Lake, New York

Rates starting at: $US1,750/night


The St. Regis: New York, New York

Rates starting at: $US820/night


The Venetian: Las Vegas, Nevada

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Rates starting at: $US180/night


Twin Farms: Barnard, Vermont

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Rates starting at: $US2,400/night


Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills: Beverly Hills, California

Rates starting at: $US1,000/night

Check out the full list of 100 hotels here ยป

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