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ShermansTravel experts know how to pick a good hotel. Whether in the budget, moderate, or luxury price range, the hotels we recommend always meet our highly selective criteria for what amounts to an unbeatable experience. We look at location, comparing the hotel to other offerings in the area; price range, determining where the hotel falls on the scale of affordability, and whether it merits the expense; and finally, experience, that all-important benchmark covering everything from aesthetics to service. We assess every aspect of the hotel experience, from beds and views to service and that indefinable thing called vibe.

Top Hotels in California

Pebble Beach

When golf great Jack Nicklaus called Pebble Beach's fairways along the rockyMonterey Coast ... more

1700 17 Mile Dr.
Pebble Beach , CA
Tags: luxury | golf | historic
The Garland

The Garland in North Hollywood is one of the best value stays in Los Angeles, providing ... more

4222 Vineland Ave
North Hollywood , California
Tags: moderate | editor's pick
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles

An iconic fixture of the Los Angeles skyline since 1976, the Westin Bonaventure is the largest ... more

404 South Figueroa St.
Los Angeles , California
Tags: moderate | editor's pick
Ventana Inn and Spa

The elegant digs at the Ventana Inn and Spa grant a lavish retreat seamlesslyintegrated into 243 ... more

48123 Highway One
Big Sur , CA
831-667-2331; 800-628-6500
Tags: hiking | kayaking | expensive | spa

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