Viewtastic! Waterfront Hotels

  • The Inn at Perry Cabin in St Michaels, MD

    Housed in a beautifully restored colonial mansion, the Inn at Perry Cabin sits on the eastern shore of Maryland, where you can spend your days sitting in the gardens watching the sailboats glide along. Guests bringing their own boats can dock for free.

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  • Acqualina Resort & Spa, Miami, FL

    Miami teems with waterfront properties, and Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach is one of the best. Situated on Miami Beach, the five star resort is fashioned after a Mediterranean villa, and many of the guest rooms enjoy unobstructed views over the Atlantic Ocean.

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  • The Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver, BC

    Located right on the downtown Vancouver waterfront, the Fairmont Pacific Rim celebrates all things Pacific, from decor to locally sourced cuisine. When you're not enjoying the views from your room, head up to the rooftop pool or unwind at the Willow Stream Spa.

    Photo courtesy of The Fairmont Pacific Rim in Vancouver

  • Surf and Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, CA

    Just steps away from the sands of Laguna Beach, one of America's most iconic waterfronts, you'll find the Surf and Sand Resort. Each of the 167 guestrooms and 13 suites enjoy Pacific views and private oceanfront balconies, perfect for watching the romantic West Coast sunset.

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  • The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa in Savannah, GA

    For accommodation in the heart of Savannah's River District, you'd be hard pressed to find better than the Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa. The location just across the Savannah River from all the action of River Streets offers a tranquil escape, and the free ferry service across the water makes it easy to go explore the charming Southern city.

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  • Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, CA

    Perched 1,200 feet above the Pacific Ocean on the cliffs of Big Sur, the Post Ranch Inn provides one of the most romantic and relaxing places to take in the dramatic Northern California coastline. You'll have amazing views from your room, the pool and the restaurant, and if you start to feel restless, Carmel and Monterey are just a short drive away.

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  • The Westin Chicago River North in Chicago, IL

    If you want to position yourself near all the action in Chicago, you simply must stay on the water, and the Westin Chicago River North is a great option. With a location in the heart of the theater and business districts, you'll be steps away from some of the city's best restaurants, bars and galleries, all while enjoying views of the Chicago River below.

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  • Forty 1° North in Newport, RI

    Forty 1° North sits right on the waters of Newport Harbor in historic Newport, Rhode Island. For the best views, book a suite – they come equipped with floor-to-ceiling windows and gas fireplaces, perfect for curling up and watching a sunset. 

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  • Lodge at Sea Island, GA

    If you want to sleep and golf with a view, then a stay at the Lodge at Sea Island should sit high on your bucket list. This five star resort, located in Georgia's Golden Isles, is home to three championship golf courses, an award-winning spa and some of the country's best tennis facilities.

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  • Conrad New York in New York City, NY

    Located in Battery Park in Lower Manhattan on the banks of the Hudson River, the Conrad New York has been ranked as one of the Big Apple's best hotels. Whether you're a business or leisure traveler, a stay at the Conrad puts you just minutes away from New York's biggest landmarks, including Wall Street and the ferry terminal to the Statue of Liberty.

    Photo courtesy of 2013 Conrad Hotels & Resorts