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The Hazelton Difference: Personalized Service that Elevates Your Stay

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We understand that every guest is different, with unique tastes and needs. That’s why we go the extra mile to get to know you, from your favorite morning coffee to your preferred room temperature. Our team is always on hand to offer recommendations, arrange special requests, and anticipate your needs before you even have to […]

Guest Reviews: Why Travelers Choose The Hazelton Hotel for Luxury Stays

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An award winning luxury boutique hotel, recognized both locally and globally, the Hazelton prides itself in its personalized service, signature amenities, and being a central, quiet oasis within the heart of Toronto’s most stylish district, Yorkville. Our dedication to delivering an unmatched luxury experience is evident in every element, from the stunning architecture and interior […]

Your Perfect Luxury Weekend Itinerary in Toronto

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Toronto, a multicultural metropolis, offers a plethora of experiences for those seeking a luxurious weekend escape. From high-end shopping and fine dining to cultural exhibitions and opulent spa retreats, the city caters to the most discerning of tastes. Whether you’re looking to unwind, indulge, or simply explore, Toronto promises an unforgettable weekend.  Day 1: Arrival […]

Media Coverage: 9 Vanity Fair-approved hotels you can book on the film festival circuit.

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Discover the top Vanity Fair-approved hotels for film festival enthusiasts in this comprehensive guide. From luxurious stays in Cannes to chic accommodations in Toronto, these hotels offer prime locations, exceptional amenities, and a touch of glamour, ensuring a memorable experience for movie lovers attending renowned film festivals around the world.

Media Coverage: View the Vibe – These 60 Canadian hotels receive global Hotels.com 2024 ‘Perfect Somewhere’ award

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This prestigious award from Hotels.com recognizes the hotel’s commitment to providing an unparalleled guest experience through its luxurious accommodations, world-class service, and prime location in the heart of Toronto.

Media Coverage: Forbes – The 12 Best Places To Go In July

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Immerse yourself in luxury, enjoy world-class amenities, and explore the city’s vibrant attractions, all from the comfort of this renowned hotel.

Media Coverage: Wander Eater – Hotel Diaries: The Hazelton Hotel, Toronto

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Join renowned food writer Ivy Knight as she shares her delightful experience at The Hazelton Hotel.

Media Coverage: Foodism – Media Coverage: The 43 best patios in Toronto for summer 2024

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This article highlights ONE Restaurant’s enchanting patio as one of the best in Toronto for summer 2024, perfect for soaking up the sun and savoring delicious cuisine in a stylish setting.

Media Coverage: Tablet hotels magazine – In the spotlight Canada

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Discover why The Hazelton Hotel is consistently recognized as a beacon of luxury in Toronto.

A Night at the Theater: Toronto’s Best Shows from The Hazelton Hotel’s Doorstep

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Toronto’s theater scene is a dynamic and essential part of the city’s cultural fabric, offering a wide range of performances that cater to all tastes—from classic Shakespearean plays to modern musicals and experimental theater. The city’s arts district, located just steps from The Hazelton Hotel Toronto, serves as a focal point for arts and entertainment, […]

Luxury Shopping with a Personal Touch: The Hazelton’s Guide to Toronto Boutiques

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Toronto stands out as a premier destination for luxury shopping, offering a diverse range of high-end boutiques and stores that cater to those with a taste for exclusivity and personalized service. For enthusiasts of luxury goods, Toronto’s shopping districts provide a unique blend of international brands and local designers, making it a dynamic hub for […]

Media Coverage: HGTV – 8 of the Most Accessible Hotels in Toronto

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HGTV Canada highlights The Hazelton Hotel for its commitment to accessibility, ensuring that all guests can enjoy its luxurious amenities and exceptional service.

Media Coverage: Indie 88 – The 5 Best Boutique Hotels In Toronto For An Unforgettable Stay

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Indie88 recognizes The Hazelton Hotel as one of the top boutique hotels in Toronto, offering an unforgettable stay with its luxurious accommodations, exceptional service, and prime location in the heart of Yorkville.

What Makes a Boutique Hotel Experience Stand Out?

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Boutique hotels have become increasingly popular among travellers seeking a unique and personalized experience. Unlike large chain hotels, boutique hotels offer a distinct charm, often characterized by their intimate size, stylish design, and attentive service. These hotels focus on creating a memorable atmosphere that reflects the local culture and history, providing guests with an immersive […]

Media Coverage: Toronto Life – Real Weddings Inside a glamorous Oscars-themed celebration

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Step inside the glamorous Oscars-themed wedding after party of Kimberly Bruce and Jacob Kadar Penner, hosted at the luxurious Hazelton Hotel.

Your Guide to Toronto’s Most Exclusive Neighborhood: Discover Yorkville

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Nestled in the heart of Toronto, Yorkville is a neighborhood synonymous with luxury, culture, and sophistication. Known for its upscale boutiques, fine dining, and vibrant arts scene, Yorkville is a destination for those seeking an exclusive urban experience. This guide will take you through the highlights of this chic neighborhood, helping you discover why Yorkville […]

Rejuvenate Together with a Couples’ Massage at The Hazelton Hotel Toronto

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Indulge in a serene escape with your partner as you both unwind with our exclusive Couples’ Massage at The Hazelton Hotel Toronto. This luxurious experience is designed to rejuvenate the body and mind, offering a shared moment of relaxation and intimacy. Experience Shared Serenity Our Couples’ Massage is the perfect way to connect with your […]

How to Plan a Private Movie Screening Event

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Planning a private movie screening event can be a unique and memorable way to celebrate a special occasion, entertain clients, or simply enjoy a favorite film with friends and family. Whether it’s for a birthday party, corporate event, or a casual get-together, a private movie screening offers a personalized and exclusive experience. Here are some […]

Suite Romance at The Hazelton Hotel: A Valentine’s Retreat in Yorkville

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Valentine’s Day, a celebration of love and affection, invites couples to express their love this year in style and luxury, The Hazelton Hotel in the picturesque Yorkville offers an exclusive Suite Romance package, available from February 2nd to February 29th, designed to provide an unforgettable romantic getaway. Let The Hazelton be your Cupid, crafting a […]

Media Coverage: Ten cutting-edge wellness treatments in Bloor-Yorkville | Toronto Life

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All is the season for pampering, and the cooler weather is the perfect reason to book yourself a series of luxurious services at some of Bloor-Yorkville’s top salons and spas. With lavish treatments ranging from detoxifying massages and smoothing hair care to cutting-edge body therapies and…

Media Coverage: The Best Times to Visit Toronto, According to Local Experts | travelandleisure.com

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Canada’s most cosmopolitan city, Toronto is a cultural hub with museums, street art, diverse neighborhoods, incredible food, and a litany of must-see attractions. Naturally, a destination with so much to offer and such a vibrant atmosphere attracts travelers from near and far throughout the year…

Media Coverage: A Local’s Guide to Toronto | Vogue

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Toronto is hot right now. Locals have long known that New York’s little sister to the north has plenty to offer when it comes to quality of life: green space, walkability, and an overall friendly vibe among residents. Over the past few years, it’s become more than just a great place to live, but

Hazelton Hotel Recognized With Condé Nast Traveler’s 2023 Readers’ Choice Award #1 Best Hotel in Canada, and #5 Best Hotel in the World

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(TORONTO) Oct. 4, 2023 – Condé Nast Traveler yesterday announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with The Hazelton Hotel recognized as the #1 best hotel in Canada and #5 best hotel in the world.  More than 520,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to offer a […]

Media Coverage: I Got a Celeb-Mevel Makeover for TIFF (The Kit)

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The first step is to prime the canvas and relax the mind at a spa. For this, I dropped myself in the middle of star luxury at the Hazelton Hotel Spa by Valmont for a facial.
In the dimly lit treatment room, by the flickering glow of electric candles, my esthetician…

Media Coverage: The 14 Best Hotels in Toronto (CN Traveler)

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As the birthplace of legendary hospitality brands Four Seasons and Fairmont, Canada’s hotel game is strong—particularly in cosmopolitan Toronto. Here, you’ll find everything required for a healthy hotel scene, from a booming media and film industry, excellent museums, and diverse culinary prowess, to a wealth of upscale design and retail offerings and a robust business-travel crowd. In those ways, Toronto is…

Chef Darby Piquette’s Path to Culinary Excellence at The Hazelton Hotel Toronto

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A brief history of Executive Chef Darby Piquette’s culinary journey and its culmination at The Hazelton Hotel Toronto, this article offers insight into his career and philosophy of cooking. Through a meticulous curation of unique menus, Chef Piquette aims to create an immersive culinary adventure for discerning palates. Furthermore, his deep connection with the Yorkville […]

The Hazelton Hotel to Unveil ‘Norman Jewison Cinema’ in Celebration of Legendary Canadian Filmmaker during Toronto International Film Festival

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The Hazelton Hotel to Unveil ‘Norman Jewison Cinema’ in Celebration of Legendary Canadian Filmmaker during Toronto International Film Festival Toronto, ON – The Hazelton Hotel, the only Forbes Five Star independent boutique hotel in Canada located in the heart of Yorkville, today unveiled plans to rename their state-of-the-art screening room as the Norman Jewison Cinema […]

Media Coverage: Top Toronto Hotel to Rename Cinema After Norman Jewison (The Hollywood Reporter)

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The name change at the Hazelton Hotel will pay permanent tribute to Canada’s most celebrated director of movies like ‘In the Heat of the Night,’ ‘Moonstruck’ and ‘Jesus Christ Superstar.’ The Hazelton…

Media Coverage: Toronto screening room to be renamed after Canadian director Norman Jewison (Toronto Star)

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TORONTO – Canadian filmmaker Norman Jewison is getting his namesake on a private screening room in Toronto. The Hazelton Hotel, located in…

Media Coverage: Top Toronto Hotel to Rename Cinema After Norman Jewison (IMDB)

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Toronto’s Hazelton Hotel will pay permanent tribute to Oscar-winning film director and producer Norman Jewison by changing the name of its screening room to honor the iconic Canadian filmmaker…

Media Coverage: Toronto screening room to be renamed after Oscar winning director Norman Jewison (Global News)

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Oscar-winning Canadian filmmaker Norman Jewison is getting his namesake on a private screening room in Toronto…

Media Coverage: Top Toronto Hotel to Rename Cinema After Norman Jewison (Daily Inside Scoop)

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Toronto’s Hazelton Hotel will pay permanent tribute to Oscar-winning film director and producer Norman Jewison by changing the name of its screening room to honor the iconic Canadian filmmaker…

Media Coverage: Toronto screening room to be renamed after Canadian director Norman Jewison (City News)

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TORONTO — Canadian filmmaker Norman Jewison is getting his namesake on a private screening room in Toronto…

Media Coverage: Top Toronto Hotel to Rename Cinema After Norman Jewison (Yahoo! Movies UK)

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Toronto’s Hazelton Hotel will pay permanent tribute to Oscar-winning film director and producer Norman Jewison by changing the name of its screening room to honor the iconic Canadian filmmaker…

Arrive In Style: Valet Parking At The Hazelton Hotel Toronto – Where Convenience Meets Luxury

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Welcome to The Hazelton Hotel Toronto, where we elevate your stay with our first class valet parking service. Inspired by the splendor of the Hollywood era, we invite you to experience a grand entrance. Our professional valet team awaits your arrival, ready to care for your vehicle with the attention to detail you expect. Explore […]

Discover Luxury and Elegance at The Hazelton Hotel Toronto

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Are you in search of a truly exceptional stay in Toronto? Delve into the unique features and offerings that set The Hazelton Hotel apart.  A Historical Gem: The Hazelton Hotel is Canada’s first and only Forbes Five-Star independent luxury boutique hotel situated in Yorkville, Toronto– the epicenter of fashion, art and lifestyle in the city. […]

Pet-Friendly Paradise: Discover the Best Hotels for You and Your Furry Friend

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Welcome to The Hazelton Hotel Toronto: A Pet-Friendly Haven .When it comes to planning a vacation or a weekend getaway, finding a pet-friendly hotel is often at the top of the priority list for many travelers. After all, our furry friends are cherished members of the family, and leaving them behind can be a difficult […]

Indulge in Opulence: Experience Hotel VIP Amenities Like Never Before

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The world of luxury hospitality is constantly evolving, presenting extravagant comforts and amenities that make for an unforgettable experience. In the heart of Toronto, Canada, lies the embodiment of this very opulence, The Hazelton Hotel Toronto. The Hazelton stands apart as Canada’s first and only Forbes Five-Star independent luxury boutique hotel, presenting a world of […]

The Key to Unforgettable Experiences: Meet Les Clefs d’Or Concierge

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Luxury hospitality is not merely about opulent surroundings or sumptuous offerings. True luxury lies in the fine details, the intricate nuances that ensure each guest feels pampered and valued at every corner. The Hazelton Hotel Toronto, Canada’s first and only Forbes Five-Star independent luxury boutique hotel, understands this and offers a service that is the […]

Luxury Rejuvenation: Embark on a Journey of Relaxation at a Lavish Spa in Toronto, The Spa by Valmont

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Welcome to a sanctuary of tranquility and serenity in the heart of Toronto, Canada. Imagine stepping into a realm where stress melts away, and the mind, body, and spirit embark on a rejuvenating journey. Welcome to The Hazelton Hotel Toronto, home to an exquisite lavish spa in Toronto. The Hazelton Hotel Toronto: Your Destination for […]

Discover the Ultimate Retreat: Immerse Yourself in Luxury at The Hazelton Hotel Toronto’s Eucalyptus Steam Rooms

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Step into a world of pure indulgence and relaxation at The Hazelton Hotel in Toronto, where luxury knows no bounds. Among its exceptional offerings, The Hazelton Hotel features eucalyptus steam rooms that provide a truly rejuvenating and immersive spa experience. Allow us to take you on a journey through the benefits of eucalyptus and the […]

Dive into Luxury: Experience Bliss in The Hazelton Hotel Toronto’s State-of-the-Art Indoor Saltwater Pool

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The Hazelton Hotel boasts a state-of-the-art indoor saltwater pool that provides a unique and rejuvenating experience for guests

A Cinematic Escape: Enjoy Movie Magic in a Private Screening Room in Toronto

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The Norman Jewison Cinema, masterfully designed by renowned expert Christopher Hansen of Beverly Hills’ Simply Home Entertainment, is equipped with cutting-edge audiovisual equipment.

Media Coverage: Hennick & Company Acquires Iconic Hazelton Hotel

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First Capital has agreed to sell the Hazelton Hotel and its interest in ONE Restaurant for $110 million to Hennick & Company, a private firm that invests in high-quality real estate assets that it can own for the long-term as well as well-managed, growth-oriented operating businesses.

The Ultimate Guide to Hotel Spas: Relax and Rejuvenate in Style

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In this ultimate guide to hotel spas, we’ll explore what makes these havens of tranquility so special and share tips on how to make the most of your hotel spa experience.

The Rise of Boutique Hotels: A Look into the Latest Hospitality Trend

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In this article, we delve into the world of boutique hotels, exploring their defining characteristics, the factors contributing to their growing popularity, and their impact on the overall hotel industry.

Staycation for Couples: Romantic Ideas for a Relaxing Getaway

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A staycation for couples can be a great way to rekindle the romance while exploring local attractions and indulging in luxurious accommodations.

How to Choose the Perfect Hotel Meeting Room for Your Next Corporate Event

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Selecting the right hotel meeting room for your next corporate event is crucial to ensuring its success. The venue sets the tone for the event, influences attendees’ first impressions, and plays a significant role in the overall experience.  Choosing the perfect hotel meeting room requires careful consideration of various factors, including location, size, facilities, and […]

The Hazelton Hotel: A Celebration of Art and Design in Toronto’s Yorkville Neighborhood

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Guests of The Hazelton Hotel will be treated to an impressive collection of original artworks, including sculptures, photographs, oils, acrylics, and works on paper, that range from contemporary to classic pieces.

Media Coverage : The Hazelton Hotel Highlighted as a Luxurious Option for Better Sleep by Shondaland

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The Hazelton Hotel is mentioned in a Shondaland article about the benefits of staying in a hotel for better night’s rest. The article highlights the hotel’s unique pillow menu which allows guests to customize their sleeping experience.

Media Coverage :The Hazelton Hotel’s Restaurant ONE Recognized as One of the Best Hotel Restaurants in Toronto by Curiocity

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The Hazelton Hotel’s signature ONE restaurant, is listed as one of the best hotel restaurants in Toronto by Curiocity.

Media Coverage : The Hazelton Hotel Toronto recognized as one of the best hotels in Ontario by Curiocity

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The Hazelton Hotel is featured as one of the best hotels in Ontario on Curiocity’s list of top accommodations in the province.

Media Coverage : Forbes Recommends ONE Restaurant at The Hazelton Hotel as a Top Toronto Restaurant to Visit in 2023

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The Hazelton Hotel’s ONE Restaurant is recommended by Forbes as one of the top five Toronto restaurants to visit in 2023.

Media Coverage : One Restaurant at The Hazelton Hotel Named Among Toronto’s Best in the World for 2023

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Narcity Magazine includes ONE Restaurant in the top 5 list of The Best In The World For 2023

Media Coverage : The Hazelton Hotel Highlighted for Exceptional Customer Experience in Peapack-Gladstone Bank’s Use of Hospitality Techniques in Banking

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Doug Kennedy of Kennedy Training Network is a leading provider of hotel hospitality and sales training services. The Hazelton Hotel team is proud to be among his Five Star clients who believe in white-glove service and creating memorable movements. Read more about the heart of hospitality and Mr. Kennedy’s Five Principles For Hospitality Excellence.

Media Coverage: The Hazelton Hotel Meeting Spaces Highlighted as Best in Greater Toronto Area

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The Hazelton Hotel’s luxurious and unique meeting spaces have recently gained media attention. An article published on EventSource.ca highlights the hotel’s meeting rooms as some of the best in the Greater Toronto Area. From private meetings, and conferences to corporate dinners The Hazelton Hotel‘s variety of extraordinary spaces exceed your expectations

Media Coverage: Curiocity – Toronto hotels & spas among the 2023 Forbes Travel Guide Star Award Winners

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Curiocity reports on The Hazelton Hotel’s recognition as one of the top Toronto hotels and spas to receive the prestigious Forbes Travel Guide Star Award for 2023. The hotel’s luxurious amenities and exceptional service have made it a favourite among travelers visiting the city.

Media Coverage: The Kit – Lainey Lui and Jacek Bring Us Along On Date Night. Plus, two more sweet couples share their love stories and dinner-for-two rituals

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The Kit caught up with Toronto couples on their love stories and dinner-for-two rituals. ONE Restaurant at The Hazelton Hotel was featured as a date hotspot for couples looking to spend a special evening together enjoying innovative cocktails and a seasonal menu.

Media Coverage: US News – U.S. News Reveals the 2023 Best Hotels

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The Hazelton Hotel is proud to be included in the list of “Best Hotels of 2023” released by U.S. News. The list was compiled based on feedback from guests, industry experts, and hotel ratings.

Media Coverage: Thrillist – These Are the Best Hotels in America, According to U.S. News & World Report

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Thrillist recently published their ranking of the best hotels in America, according to U.S. News & World Report. The Hazelton Hotel was included on this prestigious list, showcasing the luxury and exceptional service that guests can expect when staying at this stunning property.