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Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa - Calistoga, California

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Travel Guide

Best Boutique Motels

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Ah, the great American road trip. There's a certain charm in exploring the country the old-fashioned way. Not so charming? The roadside stays. So we've gathered a list of revamped and design-focused motels that exude character and that sense of nostalgia we’re all craving right now. Go on and unwind after a long day on the road at these under-the-radar spots...

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California

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Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa

Three geothermal mineral pools, fed by Calistoga's underground hot springs, are the highlight at this renovated roadside motel. This 55-room lodge also features stylish mid-century interiors, a rotating schedule of group activities, bike trails, and a full-service spa.

SHOP THE LOOK, clockwise from top left:

Bridge Swimsuit
Midi hoops by Machete
Valima shirtdress
Tierra Fresca Blanket by Nipomo

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Florida

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Casa Morada - Islamorada, Florida

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Casa Morada

Take in views of the Florida Bay at this Caribbean-inspired hideaway in Islamorada, with 16 individually decorated suites, all with their own private outdoor living areas. Complimentary paddleboards and kayaks, Mexican antiques mixed with modern accommodations, and a heated freshwater pool are all waiting for you at this chic, serene spot.

SHOP THE LOOK, clockwise from top left:

Cala Bikini Top
Hibiscus Visor by Freya
Shiloh Mid-Length Shorts
Parise Leopard Sneaker

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Texas

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Austin Motel - Austin, Texas

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Austin Motel

A kidney-shaped swimming pool, color schemes inspired by the '50s, and custom Sferra sheets give this quirky motel all the good vibes.

SHOP THE LOOK, clockwise from top left:

Jemila Shirtdress
Small Icon hoops by Jenny Bird
Dixie Sandal
Petite Walakin Eponge Clutch by Lalla Marrakech

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Colorado

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Amigo Motor Lodge - Salida, Colorado

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Amigo Motor Lodge

With hand-woven Oaxacan pillows by the Citizenry and toiletries by Malin and Goetz, this 17-room lodge has a minimalist feel with Southwestern flair. Bonus: This friendly, casual spot in Salida, Colorado, also offers a hot tub and sunroom—perfect for recharging after a long day in the car.

SHOP THE LOOK, clockwise from top left:

Tinzia Dress
Midi Heirloom Claw by Machete
Roz Drawstring Peplum Jacket
Rilla Wedge Espadrille

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New York

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Sound View - Greenport, New York

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Sound View

A private beach, fine dining, and views for days... Greenport's Sound View has it all. Grab a drink at the bar or go straight to your room — details like hand-braided rugs and Carerra marble countertops will instantly take your mind off the road.

SHOP THE LOOK, clockwise from top left:

Salis Halter Swimsuit
Lennox Towel by Mayde
Hazel Skirt
Salva Crisscross Suede Sandal

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