Winter Wonderland Vacation Destinations

If the winter is your favorite time of year and you cannot get enough of the chilly weather, beautiful lights and holiday cheer, these luxury destinations are the perfect settings to experience the magic of the season.


Brown’s Hotel London (above)

Located in Mayfair, the heart of London, the 5-star Brown’s Hotel is a charming and historic establishment. Opened in 1837, it was London’s first ever hotel. Throughout its long existence, Brown’s Hotel has treated guests with unfaltering attention and style. Each room is uniquely designed, and Brown’s is nestled in the heart of all the London action, providing the perfect location for a wintry stroll around the shops, theaters, galleries and landmarks. Also nearby are Hyde Park and Green Park, stunning green spaces to enjoy in the cold. Warm up inside with a cup of tea by the fireplace!


Dream Downtown, NY

There is nothing quite like New York City in the winter time. Between the lights and holiday decorations lining each street, the picturesque park filled with horse-drawn carriage rides or the ice skating rink at Rockefeller Center there is no denying the city’s winter appeal. Dream Downtown is a cutting-edge 4 star hotel located in the Meatpacking District that will provide any luxury traveler with a memorable experience. The imaginative hotel offers guests dazzling amenities and is located in the center of all the most exciting New York neighborhoods. Guests looking for a unique and unforgettable city experience will find themselves at Dream Downtown this winter.


The Fairmont, San Francisco

For travelers who love the winter but may not adore the completely frigid weather, San Francisco is a beautiful compromise. With generally more mild temperatures, all of the activities and sights to see can be more accessible without sacrificing the holiday atmosphere. The grand hotel perched upon Nob Hill is huge, lavish and ideally located. The 591- room hotel offers guests panoramic views of the City and the Bay. We recommend taking the short cable-car ride to Fisherman’s Wharf and walking among the bustling attractions. The Fairmont prides itself on its holiday experience and offers guests a variety of planned activities.


Hotel 1000

Downtown Seattle is a coveted destination during the holiday season. Hotel 1000 is located perfectly on the corner of First Avenue and Madison, dubbed “Walker’s Paradise” due to its close proximity to all of the best activities. Hotel 1000 is not only located in the ideal spot in downtown Seattle, but the hotel is consistently praised for its incredible service and beautiful amenities. We recommend attending the Seattle Center Winterfest from November 29th-January 5th. The 74 Acre Seattle Center Campus transforms into a winter wonderland, providing holiday entertainment for all visitors. Additionally, the Holiday Hideout Pop-up Boutique at Hotel 1000 is so conveniently located, guests do not even have to leave.


Shangri-La Hotel, Beijing

Beijing may not be the first destination that comes to mind when luxury travelers imagine an ideal winter destination, however, at the beautiful Shangri-La Beijing, guests are treated to all of the highest quality service and amenities in a tranquil location that embraces the winter time.  Located in close proximity to the Great Wall and the Forbidden City as well as impressive luxury shopping malls, the Shangri-La provides guests with tranquil escapes combined with the energy of the city. The grand and beautiful suites feature beautiful views of the sprawling gardens, and guests can warm up in the indulgent heated pool. Everything that is already elegant about this Beijing escape is made even more unique and beautiful in the winter.

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