Discover Ted Gushue's hotel shortlist

  1. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    Los Angeles, United States

    Chateau Marmont

    Style

    Louche, luxe and legendary

    Setting

    High on Sunset

    Price per night from (ex tax)$1,290.00

    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, cookies freshly baked by the chef and, subject to availability, a late check-out
  2. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    New York, United States

    Crosby Street Hotel

    Style

    Plucky charm

    Setting

    Cobbled SoHo streets

    Price per night from (ex tax)$625.00

    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

    Cocktails for two in the hotel bar
  3. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    Los Angeles, United States

    Sunset Tower Hotel

    Style

    Updated Hollywood classic

    Setting

    Central on the Sunset Strip

    Price per night from (ex tax)$361.25

    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 and daily breakfast for two
  4. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    New York, United States

    The Bowery

    Style

    Retro glamour

    Setting

    Post-punk East Village

    Price per night from (ex tax)$325.00

    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
  5. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    London, United Kingdom

    Blakes Hotel

    Style

    Orient excess

    Setting

    Secluded SW7

    Price per night from (ex tax)$277.70

    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 Sommelier's choice wine in your room and Continental breakfast for two throughout your stay
  6. Santa Monica, United States

    Palihouse Santa Monica

    Style

    Updated 1920s hideout

    Setting

    Seaside seclusion in the city

    Price per night from (ex tax)$255.00

    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

    Daily breakfast – your choice of avocado toast, house-made granola and berries, or two eggs any style with bacon and toast (all served with coffee, orange juice or tea)
  7. Health & safety New safety measures are in place at this hotel. Read more here

    Austin, United States

    Hotel San José

    Style

    Made-over motel

    Setting

    Stylish South Congress

    Price per night from (ex tax)$205.00

    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