Which Are The Best Hotels In Every State? T+L Says It’s These

by Richard D’Ambrosio
Which Are The Best Hotels In Every State? T+L Says It’s These

Inn by the Sea, Maine


Travel + Leisure has published a list of the top hotels in every state based on its annual reader survey, supplemented by tourism boards and other insiders for states where readers didn’t nominate top accommodations.

You can find the story online here, but we’ve also summarized the list. Let us know if you agree, or suggest your own favorites.

  • Alabama, Orange Beach: Turquoise Place
  • Alaska, Girdwood: Alyeska Resort
  • Arizona, Carefree: The Boulders, a Waldorf Astoria Resort
  • Arkansas, Fayetteville: Pratt Place Inn and Barn
  • California, Forestville: Farmhouse Inn
  • Colorado, Gateway: Gateway Canyons Resort
  • Connecticut, Morris: Winvian
  • Delaware, Wilmington: Hotel du Pont
  • District of Columbia: Rosewood Washington, D.C.
  • Florida, Boca Grande: The Gasparilla Inn & Club
  • Georgia, Saint Simons Island: Lodge at Sea Island Golf Club
  • Hawaii, Kapalua: Montage Kapalua Bay
  • Idaho, Coeur d’Alene: Coeur d’Alene Resort
  • Illinois, Chicago: The Langham, Chicago
  • Indiana, West Baden Springs: West Baden Springs Hotel
  • Iowa, Davenport: Hotel Blackhawk, an Autograph Collection Hotel
  • Kansas, St. Lawrence: Eldridge Hotel
  • Kentucky, Louisville: 21C Museum Hotel Louisville
  • Louisiana, New Orleans: The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandelry
  • Maine, Cape Elizabeth: Inn by the Sea
  • Maryland, St. Michaels: Inn at Perry Cabin by Belmond
  • Massachusetts, Harwich: Wequassett Resort and Golf Club
  • Michigan, Birmingham: The Townsend Hotel
  • Minnesota, Minneapolis: Le Méridien Chambers Minneapolis
  • Mississippi, Greenwood: The Alluvian
  • Missouri, Ridegdale: Big Cedar Lodge
  • Montana, Darby: Triple Creek Ranch
  • Nebraska, Omaha: Element Omaha Midtown Crossing Hotel
  • Nevada, Las Vegas: Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas
  • New Hampshire, New Castle: Wentworth by the Sea, a Marriott Hotel & Spa
  • New Jersey, Cape May: Congress Hall
  • New Mexico, Santa Fe: Rosewood Inn of the Anasazi
  • New York, New York: The Surrey, New York
  • North Carolina, Highlands: Old Edwards Inn & Spa
  • North Dakota, North Fargo: Hotel Donaldson
  • Ohio, Cincinnati: 21C Museum Hotel Cincinnati
  • Oklahoma, Oklahoma City: Colcord Hotel
  • Oregon, Gold Beach: Tu Tu’tun Lodge
  • Pennsylvania, Bradford: The Lodge at Glendorn
  • Rhode Island, Westerly: Weekapaug Inn
  • South Carolina, Charleston: The Spectator
  • South Dakota, Rapid City: Hotel Alex Johnson
  • Tennessee, Memphis: River Inn of Harbor Town
  • Texas, San Antonio: Mokara Hotel & Spa
  • Utah, Park City: Stein Eriksen Lodge
  • Vermont, Barnard: Twin Farms
  • Virginia, Meadows of Dan: The Lodge and Cottages at Primland
  • Washington, Seattle: Hotel Vintage
  • West Virginia, White Sulphur Springs: The Greenbrier
  • Wisconsin, Milwaukee: Iron Horse Hotel
  • Wyoming, Jackson: Amangani
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