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Boca Beach Club, Boca Raton, Florida

Boca Beach Club, Boca Raton, Florida
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WHY IT'S HOT
This Waldorf-Astoria property boasts rooms for every traveler: poolside lanai, sky deck, ocean vista suites and more.

WHAT TO DO
Indulge in a Sevruga caviar facial, cranberry pomegrate skin polisher or customized tropical sugar scrub at the spa palazzo. For those looking for adventure, arrange for a morning of deep sea fishing at the 32-slip marina.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Jennifer Lopez relaxed by the hotel's oceanfront pool, while Jason spent time at the resort while filming their new movie, Parker. The pair also hosted the film's wrap party in a private cabana on site.

BOOK IT
Visit bocabeachclub.com or call 888-564-1312.

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W South Beach Hotel and Residences, Miami Florida

W South Beach Hotel and Residences, Miami Florida
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WHY IT'S HOT

The W South Beach Hotel and Residences has created quite a niche for itself on South Beach. The hotel offers ocean views from each guestroom, as well as a lengthy list of luxurious amenities such as a state of the art fitness center and private rooftop basketball and tennis courts. Book a reservation in a WOW Cabana and you'll find yourself sun bathing in a private cabana complete with a flat-screen TV.

WHAT TO DO
During the day, make an appointment at W's Bliss Spa, which offers everything from manicures and pedicures to facials and massages. Following your pampering session, grab a bite at one of two restaurants located within the hotel. Come night time, you can visit one of W's elegant bars speckled with VIPs and chic stars.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
The W South Beach has recently hosted a number of ultra-exclusive events attended by celebrities like Jessica Alba, Cameron Diaz and Hillary Swank.

BOOK IT
Visit WSouthBeach.com or call 305-938-3000

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The Standard Spa, Miami Beach

The Standard Spa, Miami Beach
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WHY IT'S HOT

When hotel mogul Andre Balazs was developing The Standard Spa, Miami Beach, he obviously had relaxation in mind. From the crystal clear waters of the secluded outdoor pool, to the zen-like mid century-inspired interiors, the hotel is both chic and tranquil inside and out. Located on gorgeous Belle Isle, The Standard Spa, Miami Beach is removed, but only minutes from the South Beach scene, providing you with the best of both worlds.

WHAT TO DO
Aside from the lengthy list of spa treatments, The Standard Spa, Miami Beach also offers yoga, nutrition consultations, and one-on-one training sessions. Following a day of relaxation, be sure to visit The Standard Lido, the hotel's indoor-outdoor restaurant, which serves delicious all-organic dishes.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Recently spotted at The Standard Spa, Miami Beach were some of Hollywood's hottest transplants: Liv Tyler, Joss Stone and Terrell Owens.

BOOK IT
Visit standardhotels.com, or call(305) 673-1717

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The Water Club at Borgata, Atlantic City, New Jersey

The Water Club at Borgata, Atlantic City, New Jersey
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WHY IT'S HOT
Atlantic City's first boutique-style hotel, The Water Club at Borgata stays true to the boardwalk town's opulent style. This luxe getaway features six retail shops, five heated pools and a two-story spa.

WHAT TO DO
Dance to the DJ's beats at MIXX or groove to a live concert at the Event Center where The Rolling Stones, Black Eyed Peas and Jay-Z played.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler stayed at The Water Club while filming The Bounty Hunter and Samantha and Charlotte Ronson celebrated their 33rd birthday at MIXX.

BOOK IT
Visit thewaterclubhotel.com or call 866-692-6742.

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The Inn at Bedford Post, New York

The Inn at Bedford Post, New York
Marion Curtis/Startraksphoto; Michael Weschler (2)

WHY IT'S HOT
After traveling the world for film, celebrity couple Richard Gere and Carey Lowell put their stamp on Westchester, New York. The result: a stunning, romantic eight-room inn.

WHAT TO DO
Mornings begin with homemade pastries at The Barn and on weekends a wine and cheese cocktail hour sets the tone. Daily visits to The Yoga Loft are a must!

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Tastemakers Ralph Lauren and Martha Stewart have dined on The Farmhouse's contemporary American fare.

BOOK IT
Visit bedfordpostinn.com or call 914-205-3773.

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The Andaz Wall Street, New York

The Andaz Wall Street, New York
Tasos Katopodis/Getty; Courtesy of Andaz Wall Street

WHY IT'S HOT
Tucked away in lower Manhattan, the Andaz Wall Street's a modern alternative to a midtown stay. This cool boutique hotel's spacious loft-style guestrooms feature seven-foot windows for a stunning view of downtown N.Y.C.

WHAT TO DO
Grab a coffee in the Andaz lounge as you're checked in via handheld PC. In a rush? The service is offered en route to your room. Step out for local five-star dining or stay in for Wall amp Water, Andaz's locally sourced restaurant.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Since opening in early 2010, the hotel has built a celebrity following that includes Nicole Richie and Tyra Banks.

BOOK IT
Visit andaz.com or call 877-875-5036.

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The Standard, New York City

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WHY IT'S HOT
After turning L.A. upside down with The Standard, hotelier Andre Balazs brings his signature boutique hotel to Manhattan. The steel and glass structure straddles the recently re-opened High Line, providing a burst of green to the environs.

WHAT TO DO
Take a bath with a view of the Statue of Liberty, watch the sun set over the Hudson River from the rooftop bar, or venture out to one of the hot spots in the surrounding Meatpacking District.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Chloe Sevigny is among the downtown hipsters who have already spent a late night (or two) at the new hotel.

BOOK IT
Visit standardhotels.com or call 877-550-4646.

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Casa Marina Resort, Key West, Florida

Casa Marina Resort, Key West, Florida
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WHY IT'S HOT
Anchoring Key West's tip since 1920, this legendary escape once hosted Ernest Hemingway, Ethel Merman and Rita Hayworth. A recent $43 million facelift restored the Waldorf Astoria resort to its mid-century splendor.

WHAT TO DO
Soak up the sun and surf at the picturesque beach?the largest private stretch of sand on the island. Or spend the evening on famously boisterous Duval Street, jam-packed with shops, galleries and restaurants that serve local fare.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Jennifer Lopez, Cher and Chris Rock have recently flocked to this beachside getaway.

BOOK IT
Visit casamarinaresort.com or call 888-303-5717.

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Keswick Hall, Monticello

Keswick Hall, Monticello
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WHY IT'S HOT
The perfect destination for a romantic couples retreat, Keswick Hall at Monticello is set in the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. Take in the breathtaking views of the Virginian countryside from the mansion's intimate guest rooms or book a stay in one of three decadent master suites.

WHAT TO DO
Guests can enjoy afternoon tea at Villa Crawford or tee off on the estate's 18-hole Arnold Palmer Signature golf course. The more adventurous may hike along the nature trails, or book hot air balloon rides and fly fishing excursions.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Rockers Mick Jagger and Pink have unwound at Keswick while Hollywood's elite, like Julianne Moore and Anthony Hopkins, flock to the hotel where Alan Alda and Carol Burnett shot The Four Seasons.

BOOK IT
Visit keswick.com or call 888-778-2565.

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The Viceroy, Miami

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WHY IT'S HOT
An alternative to the South Beach scene, the latest Viceroy outpost is located in Miami's financial district. Designed by tastemaker Kelly Wearstler, the hotel's dramatic decor is all about opulence.

WHAT TO DO
Treat yourself to the 120-minute "Masterpiece" body and facial treatment in the gigantic 28,000 square-foot spa, swim laps in the pool on the two-acre terrace, or take in the views of Biscayne Bay from 50 stories up with a cocktail at the rooftop lounge.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Selma Blair and Sharon Stone helped celebrate the luxe hotel's grand opening in May.

BOOK IT
Visit viceroymiami.com or call 866-781-9923.

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Donovan House, Washington, D.C.

Hot Hotels - Donovan House, Washington, D.C. - Travel Like a Star
Tammie Arroyo/AP Photo; Courtesy of Donovan House, Washington D.C.

WHY IT'S HOT
The perfect antidote to D.C.'s traditional hotels, Donovan House injects a dose of cool into the local landscape. A modern palate of dark wood floors, custom leather canopy beds and space-age bathrooms adds to the hype.

WHAT TO DO
Use your key card-how very L.A.-to gain access to the ultra-exclusive rooftop pool, nosh at Top Chef Masters finalist Susur Lee's restaurant Zentan, or stroll a few blocks to the White House and try to catch a glimpse of the First Family.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
When the stars were in town for President Obama?s inauguration, Rachel McAdams, Anne Hathaway and Leonardo DiCaprio attended the Creative Coalition?s dinner held at Donovan House.

BOOK IT
Visit thompsonhotels.com or call 800-383-6900.

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Four Seasons Resort Maui, Wailea, Hawaii

Four Seasons Resort Maui, Wailea, Hawaii
Michael Buckner/Getty; Courtesy of Four Seasons Maui

WHY IT'S HOT
Built in a U-shape, the Four Seasons embraces its surroundings-most guest rooms have expansive Pacific Ocean views and furnished lanais to take in those famed Hawaiian sunsets.

WHAT TO DO
Indulge in a massage, facial, or Aquacranial, a spine-lengthening treatment administered in the ocean, at the spa recently voted one of the best in America. For dinner, enjoy local fair like mahi mahi and tropical cocktails at Wolfgang Puck?s Spago.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Jennifer Aniston kept toned at the gym while filming her upcoming comedy, Just Go With It and Zac Efron stopped by while in town for the Maui Film Festival.

BOOK IT
Visit fourseasons.com or call 808-874-8000.

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Bardessono, Yountville, California

Bardessono, Yountville, California
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WHY IT'S HOT
Luxury meets sustainability in the Napa Valley. Bardessono's refreshing, green guestrooms are dressed in organic linens and built to accommodate in-room spa services.

WHAT TO DO
Typical of the region, food and wine are the stars. Indulge in the resort's organic menu, which draws from local growers, farmer's markets and the restaurant's own culinary gardens.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
This foodie-approved spot (Ted Allen was a guest) has hosted Ellen Pompeo and E! funnyman Joel McHale.

BOOK IT
Visit bardessono.com or call 707-204 6000.

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St. Regis Princeville Resort, Kaua'i, Hawaii

St. Regis Princeville Resort, Kaua'i, Hawaii
Kristian Dowling/WireImage; Courtesy of St. Regis Princeville

WHY IT'S HOT
Their first foray onto Hawaii, the Princeville combines St. Regis's legacy with the island's spirit. The design, guided by the native principle of the Ahupua'a—a balance with nature—incorporates cascading chandeliers that echo Na Molokama Mountain's waterfall.

WHAT TO DO
The packed calendar includes surfing demos, scuba lessons and performances from local musicians. After a busy day, dine at Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Kaua'i Grill.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Alicia Keys celebrated her 30th birthday at the resort and George Clooney booked a stay while filming The Descendents.

BOOK IT
Visit stregisprinceville.com or call 808-826-9644.

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The Encore at Wynn, Las Vegas

Hot Hotels - The Encore at Wynn, Las Vegas - Travel Like a Star
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WHY IT'S HOT
The all-suite resort caters to visitors with lavish tastes. Over-the-top touches include floor-to-ceiling windows that provide views of the strip, while discreet high rollers place their bets in secluded betting parlors.

WHAT TO DO
Satisfy cravings for American, Italian and pan-Asian cuisines at one of the five restaurants, browse and buy at a range of boutiques including Hermes and Rock and Republic, or catch a show at the Encore Theater.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Beyonce brought her I Am...Yours tour to the Encore Theater, while stars like Leonardo DiCaprio, Sam Worthington and Nicky Hilton have been spotted at the newly opened Encore Beach Club and Surrender.

BOOK IT
Visit encorelasvegas.com or call 877-321-9966.

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The Mondrian, Los Angeles

Hot Hotels - The Mondrian, Los Angeles - Travel Like a Star
Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic; Courtesy of Morgans Hotel Group

WHY IT'S HOT
Fresh from a multi-million dollar renovation, the West Hollywood hotel is hot again. Alice in Wonderland-inspired accents include a Lucite indoor swing and a mushroom-shaped concierge desk.

WHAT TO DO
Revisit Sunset Strip hot spots like Skybar and Asia de Cuba without leaving the premises or get a Thai Slimming treatment before heading to the rooftop pool to soak up the California rays.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Jessica Szhor, Ed Westwick, Whitney Port and Carrie Underwood have raised a glass at The Skybar.

BOOK IT
Visit mondrianhotel.com or call 800-697-1791.

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The Thompson, Toronto, Canada

The Thompson, Toronto, Canada
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WHY IT'S HOT
The boutique brand's first international destination, this sleek high-rise stays true to the hotel chain's modern design sensibility while drawing inspiration from the neighboring King West Village's artistic vibe. The panoramic city view isn't half bad either!

WHAT TO DO
Its prime location is adjacent to Toronto's entertainment district, but you won't have to leave the hotel for a show—there's a state-of-the-art screening room inside.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Becki Newton, Kelly Rowan and Drake celebrated the hotel's recent grand opening at the rooftop lounge, Above Toronto.

BOOK IT
Visit thompsonhotels.com or call 416-640-7778.

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Estancia Vik, Jose Ignacio, Uruguay

Estancia Vik, Jose Ignacio, Uruguay
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WHY IT'S HOT
Situated on 4,000 acres of Uruguayan countryside, the Estancia Vik matches a rugged landscape with rustic Spanish architecture. For a modern bohemian appeal, suites showcase local artists and the resort employs environmentally friendly features like wind energy and recycled water.

WHAT TO DO
Stomp the divots on the private polo field or take a horse out for an ostrich and armadillo-spotting ride.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Jason Wu visited the hotel last spring and Shakira, who lives nearby, has dined at the restaurant.

BOOK IT
Visit vikhotels.com or call 877-355-2227.

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Cabo Azul, Los Cabos, Mexico

Cabo Azul, Los Cabos, Mexico
Courtesy of Cabo Azul; Andrew H. Walker/Getty

WHY IT'S HOT
This luxurious oceanfront resort houses 332 private residences, tri-level infinity pools and a private chef for in-villa dining. Bringing the outdoors in with natural design elements like flaming fire sculptures and flowing waterscapes, this serene retreat is the ultimate in beach living.

WHAT TO DO
Zen out at the Asian-inspired state-of-the-art spa, PAZ, where you can take an exhilarating dip in the arctic plunge pool, unwind in the Vichy shower beds and couples can book a crystal bath for two.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Recent guests include Jennifer Esposito, Ali Larter and Victoria?s Secret model, Kylie Bisutti, who was married in the open-air five-story wedding chapel.

BOOK IT
Visit caboazulresort.com or call 877-216-2226.

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The Four Seasons Resort, Nevis, West Indies

The Four Seasons Resort, Nevis, West Indies
Charles Eshelman/FilmMagic; Peter Vitale

WHY IT'S HOT
Tucked away in the Caribbean, this secluded island is best known for golden beaches, lush palms and flawless weather—all of which are steps away from the Four Season's 169 guests rooms' verandas.

WHAT TO DO
Reconnect with nature at the tropical spa or take a dip in one of the resort's three infinity pools.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Mary Louise Parker hit the beach at this island resort.

BOOK IT
Visit fourseasons.com or call 869-469-1112.

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W Retreat and Spa, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

W Retreat and Spa, Vieques Island, Puerto Rico
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WHY IT'S HOT

Located on the pristine shores of Vieques Island off the coast of Puerto Rico, the W Vieques boasts spacious guestrooms, endless amenities and priceless views of incredible sunsets. With its seemingly untouched white-sand beaches, the island of Vieques is truly one of the Caribbean's best-kept secrets.

WHAT TO DO
For the ultimate W experience, make reservations to stay in one of six WOW Suites-the most luxurious accommodations offered by the resort featuring panoramic views of the ocean, a private balcony or patio, and direct beach access.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Mark Salling, Ryan Phillipe, and Jamie Pressley are among the celebrities that have sought refuge at this tropical paradise.

BOOK IT
Visit starwoodhotels.com or call (787) 741-4100

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The Viceroy, Anguilla

The Viceroy, Anguilla
Gregory Pace/BEImages; Courtesy of The Viceroy Anguilla

WHY IT'S HOT
The Viceroy's airy design highlights Anguilla's pristine white beaches with unobstructed views and a chic, creamy color palette.

WHAT TO DO
A two-story luxury spa overlooks the Caribbean while the signature restaurant Coba features freshly caught seafood from the ocean.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Will Smith and LL Cool J had dinner and drinks while visiting the island.

BOOK IT
Visit viceroyhotelsandresorts.com or call 888-622-4567.

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The Gansevoort, Turks & Caicos

The Gansevoort, Turks & Caicos
Michael Bezjian/WireImage; Courtesy of Gansevoort Turks & Caicos

WHY IT'S HOT
The first spinoff of the trendy N.Y.C. meatpacking district hotel (a second Manhattan location is slated for late 2010), the fashionable Gansevoort features an outpost of the New York hotspot Bagatelle Bistrot and a staff dressed in Rag & Bone uniforms.

WHAT TO DO
Sip cocktails on the deck day or night at Bagatelle Beach Club or relax on a floating island in the infinity pool.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Ellen Pompeo, Molly Sims, Ashley Greene, Michael Phelps, Rashida Jones and Emmanuelle Chriqui, just to name a few!

BOOK IT
Visit gansevoortturksandcaicos.com or call 888-844-5986.

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Geejam, Port Antonio, Jamaica

Hot Hotels - Geejam, Port Antonio, Jamaica - Travel Like a Star
Courtesy of Island Outpost; WireImage

WHY IT'S HOT
Once a private recording studio complex that provided a creative retreat for No Doubt, Common and Bjork, the property has been re-opened as a luxury resort. The cottages and villas nestled into the hillside may look rustic, but guests are treated to high-tech amenities like in-room Apple TV and cell phones programmed to summon hotel staff at the push of a button.

WHAT TO DO
Sunbathe on the resort's own private beach, take an excursion into nearby Port Antonio to browse the arts and crafts market, or book time in the recording studio to make a little music of your own.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Gwen Stefani and No Doubt recorded the Grammy winning album Rock Steady at Geejam in 2001.

BOOK IT
Visit islandoutpost.com or call 800-407-4776.

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The May Fair, London, England

The May Fair, London, England
Martin Roe/Retna; Courtesy of The Mayfair

WHY IT'S HOT
Just named the official hotel for London Fashion Week, the swank May Fair will host designers, supermodels and industry elite in September 2010.

WHAT TO DO
Catch a show in London?s famed West End. The May Fair?s Theater Breaks program allows you to book your stay and play (even sold out performances) in one click.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
This people-watching hub has hosted Lady Gaga and Freida Pinto.

BOOK IT
Visit themayfairhotel.co.uk or call +44 (0)20 7769 4041.

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The Plaza-Athénée, Paris, France

The Plaza-Athénée, Paris, France
Jemal Countess/Getty; Courtesy of Hotel Plaza Athenee

WHY IT'S HOT
The Plaza-Athenee is all about extravagance. Stay in Carrie's glamorous Sex and The City retreat or a room so impressive it had to be named the Eiffel Suite!

WHAT TO DO
Spend a day at the Dior Institut, a designer spa from the French design house, or book a weeklong experience—The Marry Me package (perfect for honeymooners) comes with champagne and an in-room three course dinner.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Kate Hudson and Matthew Bellamy took their double date with Renee Zellweger and Bradley Cooper into the midnight hour at The Plaza-Athenee hotel bar on a recent trip to Paris.

BOOK IT
Visit plaza-athenee-paris.com or call +33 1 5367 6665.

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Lime Wood, Lyndhurst, England

Lime Wood, Lyndhurst, England
Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic; Courtesy of Lime Wood

WHY IT'S HOT
Tucked-away in New Forest National Park, a visit to Lime Wood feels like a romantic stay at a quiet country home. Once a 13th century hunting lodge, each room has a king-sized bed and many have working fireplaces.

WHAT TO DO
Mountain bikes are perfect for sunny cycles through the woods. When it rains, guests can borrow Hunter wellies from the boot room.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
When British model Sophie Dahl married musician Jamie Cullum in a winter ceremony at Lime Wood, guests included Keira Knightley, Jude Law and Nicole Kidman.

BOOK IT
Visit limewoodhotel.co.uk or call 023 8028 7171.

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La Réserve Ramatuelle, France

La Réserve Ramatuelle, France
Pixplanete/PR Photos; Courtesy of La Reserve Ramatuelle

WHY IT'S HOT
Perched on a hilltop in the South of France, La Réserve Ramatuelle overlooks the Mediterranean Sea. More secluded than its neighbor St. Tropez, this hideaway boasts pristine white rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows.

WHAT TO DO
Reduce stress, increase energy, or lose weight with The Ultimate Regenerating Experience?a six-day program tailored to you by La Réserve?s specialists.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Chanel impresario Karl Lagerfeld staged the line?s 2010 cruise show along the hotel?s airy bungalows.

BOOK IT
Visit lareserve-ramatuelle.com or call +33 4 94 44 94 45.

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The Connaught, London, England

The Connaught, London, England
Michael Buckner/WireImage; Courtesy of Connaught

WHY IT'S HOT
A mainstay of the posh Mayfair neighborhood, the Connaught is steps away from London's best dining, museums and shopping—Balenciaga and Marc Jacobs are its neighbors—and blends turn-of-the-century architecture with state-of-the-art amenities.

WHAT TO DO
Indulge in a green tea aromatic footbath or a Chakra balancing treatment in the newly constructed west wing's Asian-inspired Aman Spa.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Gwyneth Paltrow moved her family into the hotel while their London home was being renovated.

BOOK IT
Visit the-connaught.co.uk or call 866-599-6991.

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Hotel Missoni, Edinburgh, Scotland

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Juan Rico/Fame; Courtesy of Hotel Missoni

WHY IT'S HOT
Created by the same family behind the Italian fashion house, the Missoni gives a whole new meaning to the term "designer hotel." The label's unmistakable zig-zag print appears on everything from the carpets to the waiters' custom kilts.

WHAT TO DO
Take a stroll along the city's famous Royal Mile to explore historic sites like Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace, or stay in your room, sip espresso and enjoy la dolce vita in your Missoni print slippers and bathrobe.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Lady Gaga had a dinner party at the restaurant Cucina and the fashionable Margherita Missoni has visited, naturally.

BOOK IT
Visit hotelmissoni.com.

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Banke Hotel, Paris

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Trip/Dalle/Startraks;Courtesy of Derby Hotels Collection

WHY IT'S HOT
Guests stay in Belle Epoque style at the classic hotel, located in center of the City of Light. The decor includes a museum-worthy art collection features works from Egyptian, African, pre-Columbian, Roman and Buddhist origins that will impress even the most discerning members of the culture club.

WHAT TO DO
Score tickets to a performance at the famed Paris Opera House, located just steps away, shop in the nearby grands magasins (department stores) on the Boulevard Haussmann, or stay in and dine on Mediterranean cuisine at the Banke restaurant.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Jared Leto and the guys from One Republic have stayed at this Parisian property.

BOOK IT
Visit derbyhotels.com.

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Anantara Phuket Villas, Thailand

Anantara Phuket Villas, Thailand
Matt Baron/BEImages; Courtesy of Anantara Phuket Resort & Spa

WHY IT'S HOT
Looking for a tranquil retreat? Anantara Phuket's Thai water village-inspired pool villas encircle a private lagoon and have a zen decor to ensure a serene island getaway.

WHAT TO DO
This paradise just got a 2010 upgrade! Guests can rent iPads and book massages, schedule diving excursions, or unwind with the evening paper with the touch of a button.

WHO'S BEEN THERE
Kevin Spacey and the ever-stylish Kate Moss have escaped to this secluded Mai Khao Beach property.

BOOK IT
Visit phuket.anantara.com or call +66 0 7633 6100.

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