The Como Motel, where Candy Montgomery famously met up with Allan Gore, has recently been sold. Locals are organizing to ensure it doesn’t end up as a parking lot.
Exclusive: Auberge Resorts plans a posh new hotel in Houston, one of five properties it will operate around the state.
After watching ‘Oppenheimer,’ cozy up to this West Texas underground bunker turned boutique hotel room.
Guests-only libraries and themed bars beckon lovers of the written word to these three Texas hotels.
The Austin-based hotel group Bunkhouse has brought Edificio San Fernando, a 1940s jewel box of a building, into the modern era.
Expect suite sounds when you check in.
Located along the southern coastline of Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit, Conrad Punta de Mita is home to a Forbes 4 Star luxury resort experience inspired by the local culture. Its harmonious design with the natural environment creates a peaceful atmosphere for guests to form greater connections through a personalized journey. Tucked into
From glamorous resorts to a repurposed storage tank, options abound.
This alcoholic homage to Texas history and San Antonio’s great landmark features a cheeky ingredient—gunpowder tea.
Meet Texas Monthly executive editor (and travel and lifestyle guru) Kathy Blackwell.
Turndown service! Amazing cocktails! Small but expensive soaps! These ten new and renovated hotels (and ten more honorable mentions) know how to treat their guests.
Here’s what half a billion dollars buys in luxury golf amenities.
A local family renovated an abandoned century-old home in their neighborhood, restoring a crown jewel in this border city. Its one of several such projects that are remaking the area into a tourist destination.
When you’re floating on top of the Marriott Marquis in downtown Houston, you might have reached peak Texas.
The small motel has a sliding-roof observatory where people can enjoy some of the darkest skies on the planet.
Entrepreneur and Magnolia Network host Jonathan Morris wants visitors to take a new look at his city.
The historic Stagecoach Inn undergoes its second remodel in three years—this time with a new old name. Overseeing it all is the Austin group known for some of the state's trendiest hotels.
With a creative scene that includes the classic Cadillac Ranch and vibrant downtown murals, this Panhandle city, home to a new boutique hotel, invites you to stay and enjoy the scenery.
Owners and employees of five haunted hotels describe their most unsettling encounters with less-than-corporeal guests.
Where to stay, eat, shop, and play in this borderland city that’s rich in architectural wonders and divine dining.
Plus: guitarist Cameron Knowler’s new album, Connie Britton in ‘The White Lotus,’ and a good ol’ country drive.
She was born into West Texas ranching royalty and found fame by building a hotel empire. Then she was ousted from her company. Now, for her next act . . .
With in-room record players, album lending libraries, and, in one case, a vinyl concierge, hotels around the state are embracing the record renaissance.
La Colombe d’Or reopens with a glistening new tower and redesigned garden bungalows, but the heart of the hotel is its historic 1920s mansion.
With packages designed for Texans, these new luxe lodging options feature museum-quality paintings, sculpture, and other artwork.
This scrappy town on the edge of the Big Bend region has a trendy motel, pistol-packing waitresses, and starry nights aplenty.
The Thompson Dallas hotel has transformed the First National Bank tower into a sleek and sophisticated space. Luxury residences and shops are coming soon, too.
While some interior design seeks to bring the outdoors in, Bunkhouse Group’s eighth hotel encourages guests to luxuriate in Austin’s mild climate year-round.
After a decade-long effort, developers says they’ve secured the funding they need for a $65 million, three-year renovation.
These are some of the places we’re looking forward to checking out over the next year.
Things we loved at other Texas hotels, from the food to the hospitality.
The Statler isn’t the only historic Big-D property to get an overhaul.
Where to Stay Now, 2019: Whether it’s a restored Dallas gem, a coastal B&B, or a pueblo paradise in the Trans-Pecos, it’s choose your own adventure, Texas-style.
Now that the I-35 construction nightmare is over, the newly reopened hotel and restaurant finds itself at the center of this small town’s rebirth.
The El Rey Court offers Southwestern decor and Texan hospitality just off Highway 66.
Historic renovations and new modern developments give travelers and locals alike more options for lodging, restaurants, and shopping.
For an affordable stay in a new city, with built-in friends.
From a high-end winery in Coleman and an art deco hotel in Big Spring to a bookstore in Alpine and an art museum in Canadian, some of the best places to eat, stay, and shop are in our small towns. You've just got to get out and find them.
Some of the most charming small-town escapes in the state.
The most superlative amenities at the state's top getaways.
Hotels on the horizon.
San Antonio’s Hotel Emma and Austin’s South Congress Hotel take prized spots on the list.
Big, breezy porches in Port Aransas, the only heated pool for miles in Marathon: You’ll get more than just a bed and breakfast at these ten appealing places to stay.
As a recent study of hotel booking trends pointed out, us Texans prefer to vacation in Texas. Since our last roundup of the state's most notable lodgings was in 2004, I thought it was high time to revisit the subject. So
So I’ve been MIA from the blog lately, but I think I have a pretty good excuse, as I’ve been busy putting the finishing touches on a Texas travel feature for our November issue. For the latest installment of “Where To Stay Now,” I picked up where
She’s the avatar of cool for the inn crowd’s in crowd. Thirteen years ago the native Odessan, a UT and UT Law grad, purchased a seedy motel on South Congress Avenue, in Austin, and transformed it, with the help of San Antonio’s Lake/Flato architects and designer pals from California, into
Houston’s J.P. Bryan is remaking a West Texas town into what could be the next Taos—and for some locals, that’s a mixed blessing.
Don’t think of the Hill Country Hyatt as just another chain hotel. Think of it as your salvation—especially if you have kids.
Why do reviewers from Condé Nast Traveler to the Zagat and Mobil guides swoon over Dallas’ Mansion on Turtle Creek? I wanted to find out, so I checked in.
summary: What’s the best hotel in Texas? (Hint: It’s not the Mansion on Turtle Creek).