Discover Ted Gushue's hotel shortlist

  1. Austin, United States

    Hotel San José

    Style

    Made-over motel

    Setting

    Stylish South Congress

    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

    Two complimentary drinks in the bar

    Price per night from (ex tax)$183.00

  2. Los Angeles, United States

    Sunset Tower Hotel

    Style

    Updated Hollywood classic

    Setting

    Central on the Sunset Strip

    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 prosecco

    Price per night from (ex tax)$445.50

  3. New York, United States

    The Bowery

    Style

    Retro glamour

    Setting

    Post-punk East Village

    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

    Price per night from (ex tax)$495.00

  4. New York, United States

    Crosby Street Hotel

    Style

    Plucky charm

    Setting

    Cobbled SoHo streets

    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 free cocktail for two; GoldSmiths also receive a welcome gift upon arrival and a room upgrade, subject to availability

    Price per night from (ex tax)$825.00