10 Best Hotel Fireplaces to Cozy Up to This Winter

(Photos courtesy of Langdon Hall, Gramercy Park Hotel, and Terranea Resort)

The weather outside may be frightful, but these hotel fireplaces are so delightful that you just may want to hit the road and check them out for yourself. Stay warm, friends.

  1. Gramercy Park Hotel, New York City—With a distinctive custom scent by Le Labo (juniper, sandalwood, cedar, and patchouli are just four of the 26 elements), Gramercy Park Hotel's lobby smells like the sexiest cabin you'll ever be lucky enough to set foot in. The space—a rustic-chic instaclassic dreamed up by eccentric artist Julian Schnabel—is a funky respite from the wintry city streets.
  2. Terranea Resort, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA—What could be finer in January than a beautiful stone fire pit overlooking the Pacific Ocean, where you can sit and think about everyone turning into icicles elsewhere in the country? Not much, we're thinking. To get in on the fun, head to Nelson's, the bluff-top restaurant at this Los Angeles-adjacent resort—it's almost as popular with locals as with visitors.
  3. The Soho Hotel, London—The winding and colorful streets of the capital have their charm, but just as appealing is having a place to retreat to when the crowds and damp, dark winter weather get to be too much. The guests-only drawing room and library areas at this very chic, well-hidden retreat in the middle of one of the city's most enduring neighborhoods feature big, wood-burning fireplaces, comfortable and colorful décor, and a help-yourself honor bar. Who's up for whisky?