The Most Beautiful Hotel in Every State in America

By: Hannah Huber -

This country is filled with stunning hotels that reflect the remarkable landscape of America and dig into the rich history of each individual state. From sharp modern edges to old Victorian style, each unique accommodation has a story to tell. Below is a diverse collection of the most spectacular hotels in every state.

Alabama: Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa
This gorgeous cabin-style retreat boasts two golf courses, a beautiful pool, and phenomenal views of the marina.

Alaska: The Hotel Alyeska
With stunning mountain and ocean views, Hotel Alyeska is styled like a French château, which blends perfectly with the natural Alaskan landscape.

Arizona: Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa

After a $2 million renovation to the hotel’s spa accommodations, the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain Resort & Spa is the relaxing getaway of your dreams.

Arkansas: The Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa

The breathtaking Arlington Resort Hotel and Spa is as rich in history as it is in design, playing host to hundreds of grand events since 1875.

California: Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay

Perched atop an idyllic bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay treats guests to some of the best views California’s coast has to offer. At sunset, venture out to the resort’s picturesque patio to enjoy a glass of local wine and an authentic bagpiping performance while you watch the sun fade into the waves.

Colorado: Gateway Canyons Resort and Spa

Beneath the shadow of the spectacular Palisade rock formation sits Gateway Canyons Resort and Spa. The warm color palette mimics the natural colors of the hotel’s surroundings, giving each guest an intimate look into Colorado.

Connecticut: Grace Mayflower Inn & Spa

This relaxing country retreat sits on 58 acres of sprawling gardens and is the perfect venue for hitting the reset button on relaxation.


Built in the Italian Renaissance style in 1913, HOTEL DU PONT exemplifies Titanic-era elegance in the modern day.

Florida: The Don CeSar

This millennial pink Mediterranean-style hotel is known lovingly as the Pink Palace, which seems appropriate given that it was birthed at the height of the roaring ’20s.

Georgia: The Cloister at Sea Island

Designed by architect Addison Mizner, the Cloister at Sea Island has played host to numerous dignitaries, including President Coolidge. Situated on an island just below Savannah, the Cloister is the perfect getaway to experience a unique mixture of Southern hospitality and island living.

Hawaii: Halekulani

Aside from the picturesque ocean views, Halekulani is famous for its recipe for the popular island drink the mai tai.

Idaho: Shore Lodge

Nestled in the heart of the Salmon River Mountains, Shore Lodge offers a variety of adrenaline-spiking activities, along with an award-winning spa for those who are less inclined toward adventure.

Illinois: The Blackstone, Autograph Collection

Designed by The Gettys Group, the Blackstone melds early-1900s glamour with a modern flair to create a luxe space led by rich fabrics and inviting colors.

Indiana: The Alexander

As it’s one of the more artistic hotels on this list, guests will find themselves perfectly content just walking the halls of this eclectic space. Even the parking garage was “vandalized” by graffiti artist Nick Walker.

Iowa: Hotel Blackhawk

After undergoing a $35 million renovation, the stunning Hotel Blackhawk was restored to its former glory with a few modern upgrades.

Kansas: The Ambassador Hotel

Housed in an old banking building, the Ambassador greets guests with decor rooted in 1920s Prohibition and still manages to feel like a home away from home.

Kentucky: The Kentucky Castle

What started as an opulent romantic gesture turned into an even more luxurious hotel. Built in 1969, the Kentucky Castle comes complete with the Master Bourbon Steward to teach each guest about the state’s specialty spirit.

Louisiana: The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery

This former warehouse building sports an open design, utilizing its gallery-like walls to showcase local art.

Maine: The Press Hotel

Deviating from the classic New England–style beach hotel, the Press brings a vibrant update to classic Maine by paying homage to its roots as a newspaper building.

Maryland: Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond

This seaside escape is the most picturesque way to experience Maryland’s coast from a perfectly airy room overlooking the marina. With the option to arrive by chartered yacht and on-site sailing lessons, Inn at Perry Cabin is the nautical getaway of your dreams.

Massachusetts: Fairmont Copley Plaza

Opened more than a century ago, the Fairmont Copley Plaza has retained its rich, elegant decor, treating guests to a taste of the hotel’s history while keeping with modern times.

Michigan: Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island

Situated on the coast of Mackinac Island, this charming hotel was decorated by Carleton Varney of Dorothy Draper & Co. Out of the 393 rooms, no two are alike, giving each guest a bespoke experience.

Minnesota – Hewing Hotel

The Hewing Hotel plays on its warehouse roots with playful industrial-chic decor welcoming guests throughout the hotel.

Mississippi: The Roost Ocean Springs

For an authentic and relaxing getaway to the Gulf Coast, the Roost’s chic beach-shack decor will give you vacation vibes upon entry.

Missouri: Hotel Phillips

The intricate metalwork seen upon entry to Hotel Phillips summons its 1930s heritage. After a $20 million renovation, the industrial glamour of the hotel is still the focus point of the hotel’s design, while utilizing modern features to bring it into the 21st century.

Montana: Triple Creek Ranch

Tucked into the Bitterroot Mountain Range, Triple Creek Ranch is the cabin hideaway that fits perfectly into Montana’s stunning landscape.

Nebraska: The Magnolia

This boutique hotel was designed in the likeness of an Italian palace to honor the builder’s grandfather, and offers an amazing bedtime cookie service.

Nevada: The Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe

While the breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe are the first thing guests notice upon entering the Lodge at Edgewood Tahoe, the focal point is the grand staircase in the lobby crafted from local wood logs.

New Hampshire: Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa

Boasting a spectacular view of the White Mountains, the Mountain View Grand Resort dates back to 1865, when it was just a mere farmhouse. It has grown into a massive estate with everything from a stunning wine cellar to a wind-powered turbine.

New Jersey: The Asbury

This Salvation Army building turned hotel is the newest addition to Asbury Park. Designed by Anda Andrei as creative director and interior design firm Bonetti/Kozerski Studio, the Asbury brings bright pops of color against an industrial interior to create a warm and inviting aesthetic.

New Mexico: Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm

Tap into your inner agriculturalist at this rustic hotel and farm. Outside the beautiful accommodations, treat yourself to a walk through 25 acres of lavender fields right on the property.

New York: The Gramercy Park Hotel

Dripping in decadence, this velvet-clad New York institution is steeped in city tradition with its deep, seductive colors and elegant design.

North Carolina: The Ivey’s Hotel

The Ivey’s Hotel is a welcome departure from the expected Old Southern decor, treating guests to a modern update without sacrificing its rich history.

North Dakota: The Hotel Donaldson

The high ceilings and restored brick walls work in tandem with the unique design of each room, all based around local artists.

Ohio: Hotel LeVeque

As a piece of the Columbus skyline, Hotel LeVeque blends contemporary design with the original Art Deco design of the groundbreaking building. Astrological themes are strewn throughout the hotel, as well as in its logo, to call to the hotel’s unmatched hospitality.

Oklahoma: 21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City

Art lovers, this is the hotel you have been waiting to visit. Showcasing 14,000 square feet of exhibition space, the decor of 21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City is ever-changing, breathing a fresh, youthful vibe into Oklahoma City.

Oregon: Kimpton Hotel Monaco Portland

The evocative color palette of Hotel Monaco is the perfect introduction to Portland’s vibrant art scene. Pay close attention to the colors in each room, as designer Gino Castano strategically placed them to tell a different story about Portland’s history in each room.

Pennsylvania: Renaissance Fulton Pittsburgh Hotel

The decor of the Renaissance Fulton, located in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, carries a rock-star edge, with colorful lighting and pops of color throughout the hotel.

Rhode Island: Gurney’s Newport Resort & Marina

In keeping with the New England style, Gurney’s is a seaside oasis overlooking the water.

South Carolina: The Restoration Hotel

The Restoration Hotel in South Carolina brings a delightful industrial design to enhance Charleston’s rich history. After undergoing a $27 million renovation in 2016, this South Carolina gem includes a brand-new rooftop bar and restaurant and Martone bike rentals.

South Dakota: The Grand Gateway Hotel

Surrounded by the picturesque wilderness landscape of Black Hills, this third-generation family-owned boutique hotel is the perfect venue for exploring everything from Mount Rushmore to the Crazy Horse Memorial. The cabinlike feel gives each traveler an authentic look into the pride of South Dakota.

Tennessee: The Thompson Nashville Hotel

The youthful decor of the Thompson Nashville is wonderfully playful and accentuates the artsy vibe of Music City.

Texas: The Adolphus Hotel

With a perfect view of the Dallas skyline by the stunning Adolphus pool and a $65 million renovation to restore its iconic 1912 design roots, the Adolphus Hotel is the ideal venue for finding out that everything really is bigger in Texas.

Utah: Amangiri

Surrounded by the picturesque views of Canyon Point, the secluded Amangiri brings all the colors of the Southwest right to your window, along with a desert-inspired wellness center and spa.

Vermont: Twin Farms

Tucked into the whimsical woods of Vermont, Twin Farms embodies its natural setting, with tiny cottages complete with wood-burning fireplaces dotting the grounds.

Virginia: The Jefferson

Outside of the opulent decor and rousing historical significance, the weekend champagne brunch alone will impress any patron.

Washington: The W, Bellevue

The W, Bellevue is bringing a touch of grunge back to Washington with plaid accents and other hidden references to the iconic movement.

Washington, D.C. – Melrose Georgetown Hotel

In addition to Melrose’s modern decor, the hotel delights guests with a museum-worthy art collection, which includes works from local artists, giving each guest a taste of the area.

West Virginia: The Greenbrier

Styled by the iconic interior designer Dorothy Draper, the Greenbrier is a design lover’s heaven.

Wisconsin: The American Club

The charming Tudor-style hotel is the highlight of Wisconsin’s tourism scene, boasting a 500-acre nature wildlife preserve, and top-notch amenities in each of its 240 stunning rooms.

Wyoming: Hotel Jackson

Using the great outdoors as inspiration for the interior, Hotel Jackson seamlessly blends a streamlined industrial look with a rustic aesthetic.

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