Discover Ted Gushue's hotel shortlist

  1. 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

    Cocktails for two in the hotel bar

    Price per night from (ex tax)$755.00

  2. Santa Monica, United States

    Palihouse Santa Monica

    Style

    Updated 1920s hideout

    Setting

    Seaside seclusion in the city

    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

    Gourmet treats on arrival, such as a charcuterie board

    Price per night from (ex tax)$375.00

  3. 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)$363.75

  4. 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)$365.00

  5. London, United Kingdom

    Blakes Hotel

    Style

    Orient excess

    Setting

    Secluded SW7

    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

    Price per night from (ex tax)$330.00

  6. 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)$188.33