Discover Lindsey Andrews' and Lara Crystal's hotel shortlist

  1. Lake Como, Italy

    Grand Hotel Tremezzo

    Style

    Greta Garbo glamour

    Setting

    Edge of Lake Como

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    Tickets to Villa Carlotta botanical gardens. For GoldSmiths, there is also a bottle of Italian bubbles and fresh fruit delicacies in room upon arrival.

    Price per night from (ex tax)$589.31

  2. Santa Monica, United States

    Viceroy Santa Monica

    Style

    Elegant urban beach retreat

    Setting

    Sunny Ocean Avenue

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    Welcome drinks for two; SilverSmith and GoldSmith members get a 2pm late check-out too, subject to availability

    Price per night from (ex tax)$340.00

  3. New Orleans, United States

    Soniat House

    Style

    Colonial-Creole townhouse

    Setting

    Vivacious Vieux Carré

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A copy of La Bouche Creole cookbook by Leon Soniat, and SilverSmith and GoldSmith members receive a free welcome glass of champagne

    Price per night from (ex tax)$245.00

  4. Florence, Italy

    Gallery Hotel Art

    Style

    Classic-contemporary comfort

    Setting

    Oasis on the Arno

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of wine and Salvatore Ferragamo bath products

    Price per night from (ex tax)$165.42