Gaze inside the atrium at Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star The Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia, and a wave of warmth will wash over you. Of course, the two-story venue is opulent, with a stained-glass ceiling and imposing stone columns. But what makes it special is the bow- and bauble-studded garland strung along the staircases and ledges, the poinsettia plants dotting the space and the regal tree sitting in the middle.
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Forbes Travel Guide Recommended The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel decks its halls with bright white lights.
Warm up with whiskey-laden hot chocolate at Five-Star Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London.
When visiting Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco, pop over to the Montepulciano Christmas market for local crafts and food.
It’s no wonder that Five-Star Park Hyatt Aviara Resort executive pastry chef Christophe Rull won Food Network’s 2018 Holiday Wars. This display is made of chocolate and sugar.
We would drink anything that arrived in this sleek cup, especially if it’s Mandarin Oriental, Singapore’s eggnog cocktail.
Go to Balboa Bay Resort for a one-of-a-kind holiday celebration: the Christmas boat parade.
Hotel New Otani Tokyo The Main and Hotel New Otani Tokyo Executive House Zen make a delicious case for adopting Japanese strawberry shortcake as the official seasonal treat.
Buster, the COO (canine operating officer) of Hotel Nikko San Francisco, put on his holiday sweater to welcome you.
Walk in a winter wonderland at Four-Star The Chanler at Cliff Walk.
We want these edible trees from The Ritz-Carlton, Osaka.
The Lodge at Turning Stone Resort Casino dazzles with its Tannenbaum.
At Five-Star Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, surfing is a holiday tradition.
Nothing beats a steaming mug of hot chocolate with oversized marshmallows at Four-Star Çırağan Palace Kempinski Istanbul.
Conrad New York Midtown’s FAO Schwarz Suite is every child’s holiday wish list wrapped in one toy-filled space.
We want to nibble on Four-Star Monterey Plaza Hotel & Spa’s macaron tree.
Conrad Chicago’s décor is only rivaled by its city views.
Snow, wine and Waldorf Astoria Park City make up a festive combination.
Five-Star Fairmont Grand Del Mar throws a winter carnival complete with a Ferris wheel and a merry-go-round.
Four-Star The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City re-created its building in gingerbread.
Five-Star The Langham, Chicago plucks at our heart strings with a video starring adorable children, puppies and Allie Moss’ spare version of “Auld Lang Syne,”
Get festive at Five-Star Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo’s holiday tea.
The Tennessean Hotel goes for the gold in holiday décor.
The Ranch at Rock Creek glows in December.
Santa won’t mind if you leave festive treats from Du’s Donuts at The William Vale in Brooklyn instead of cookies.
Four-Star Rosewood CordeValle makes Christmas romantic with a turndown that includes rose petals, champagne and mistletoe.
We wished our tree was as lovely as these cookies at Four-Star The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, Michigan.
We are stealing Salamander Resort & Spa’s idea of a cabernet tree — adorned with mini-bar-sized wine bottles — next year.
All we want for Christmas is a stay at Five-Star Viceroy L’Ermitage Beverly Hills and a shopping spree on Rodeo Drive.
We’ll let you in on a secret: Santa’s workshop is at Four-Star One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos Resort.