Suite Dreams: Hotel Durant, Berkeley, Calif.

By Jenni Olson The smartly designed, green-certified Hotel Durant is a terrific Berkeley getaway, immediately adjacent to the UC Berkeley campus and just steps away from colorful Telegraph Avenue (come on a weekend for the street vendors, people watching and great funky shops). It’s plenty gay-friendly and an obvious choice for visiting Cal sports fansContinue reading “Suite Dreams: Hotel Durant, Berkeley, Calif.”

Suite Dreams: Edgewater Hotel, South Beach, Miami

By Paul VanDeCarr It was a hotelier—Conrad Hilton—who emphasized the importance of “location, location, location” in real estate. The folks at the brand-spanking-new Edgewater Hotel (it opened up in February 2011) must have taken that injunction to heart, as they occupy a fantastic spot right across the street from Miami’s South Beach, at Ocean andContinue reading “Suite Dreams: Edgewater Hotel, South Beach, Miami”