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2017 BEST Staycation

Lokal Hotel

When this tiny—as in six-unit—hotel opened this year, touting its Airbnb likeness and invisible service, we admit, we threw out a little side-eye. We were wrong. The automatic check-ins, quick restaurant delivery, Apple TVs and movie-set-cool decor (brass hardware in the full kitchens; exposed brick walls) are actually what we’ve always wanted in a hotel. We just didn’t know it.

139 North 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA | 267-702-4345 | Website


2013 BEST Staycation

West Chester

Check into a cozy room at West Chesters hospitable new Hotel Warner (120 North High Street, 610-692-6920), where theres fresh popcorn in the lobby after 3 p.m. a well-buttered nod to the locations previous incarnation as a historic Art Deco movie theater. Spend the day lazing around bucolic Chester County; the Brandywine Battlefield is less… Read more »