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The best hotels in North America and the Caribbean

(CNN) — For more than 80 years, the Wiiliamsburg Inn in Virginia has taken guests back in time. A short walk from the historic Colonial Village, this elegant Regency-style hotel is decorated with fine antiques and artwork—but offers guests soaking tubs and other modern amenities. All that focus on luxury …

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Woljeongsa Temple: Spend the night in a South Korean landmark

(CNN) — This month’s PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games has thrust South Korea’s quiet Gangwon Province, northeast of Seoul, into the limelight. Despite the current flurry of activity, the area is actually best known for its peaceful scenery, from snow-capped peaks to stunning waterfalls. Located in a fir pine forest …

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How to get the perfect hotel room for you

(CNN) — I was recently given the option of paying about $20 more for a hotel room in New York City with a skyline view. It put me at eye level with the Chrysler Building. As the sun went down and the city lights began to twinkle, I savored every …

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The world’s most over-the-top hotel rooms

(CNN) — Thought you’d seen luxury? Think again. These hotel suites, decked out with everything from basketball courts to water slides, redefine the very meaning of luxury. From underwater suites in Dubai to New York penthouses with pianists, we’ve rounded up the 10 most over-the-top rooms you can check into …

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Finding a luxury vacation rental might be easier than you thought

(CNN) — Airbnb is growing up. The popular (and sometimes controversial) home-sharing service announced a new tier of ultra luxurious accommodations in February. Beyond by Airbnb, as it’s called, will offer entire homes in spectacular destinations with full-time concierge services and once-in-a-lifetime kinds of experience. Think private villas, butler service, …

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Inside Sweden’s new floating hotel

(CNN) — A good vacation is an escape from the everyday and this upcoming resort in the Swedish Lapland, couldn’t be further from normal life — it’s literally floating on a river in the middle of nowhere. ArcticBath is a new hotel adrift on the Lule River in the Scandinavian …

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