5 Amazing Hotels For Anyone 18 or Older

It’s often difficult for people under the age of 21 to get hotel rooms, let alone nice ones. It can be difficult but it’s not impossible, in fact, some of the nicest hotels in the United States allow guests 18 and older to reserve rooms and check-in.

At YouthSociable we have found hundreds of hotels across the United States and Canada that set their check-in ages at 18. Here are some of the nicest ones.

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Dream Downtown

Location: New York City, New York

This is one of the nicest hotels in a city full of world class hotels. Most high-end hotels do have pools but this one has a glass-bottomed pool on the ceiling.

But the unusual features don’t end there. Keeping with the building’s history as the National Maritime Union headquarters it has porthole windows in its guestrooms.

JW Marriott Miami

Location: Miami, Florida

This five-star hotel is one the most luxurious and popular hotels on our website. Situated within walking distance of American Airlines Arena and the Port of Miami guest can walk to the biggest events in the Miami downtown area.

Returning to the hotel, guests can choose between a number of dining options before experiencing the hotel spa.

Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara

Location: Santa Barbara, California

Four Seasons is a name synonymous with luxury and this hotel does not disappoint.  Situated along the beautiful Santa Barbara coast guest get both a view from their rooms and a pristine beach within walking distance. Acres of beautiful jungle and gardens surround this hotel as guest walk around the resort.

Standard nightly rates can run into the four digit range although searching for the right time can mean discounts of hundreds of dollars per night.

Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver is home to some of the highest priced real estate in the world as people flock to the city. Like Vancouver housing prices, this hotel soars into the sky above the city’s West End.

This five star hotel is within walking distance of Vancouver attractions including Canada Place, Granville Island, and Stanley Park. Although the hotel is still not cheap, the decline in the Canadian dollar has made visiting Vancouver much more affordable for U.S. residents.

The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

No list of luxury hotels would be complete without the mention of a Ritz-Carlton. Fortunately for travelers under 21, this hotel sets its check-in age at 18 allowing anyone with the money to temporarily stay in the lap of luxury. As a bonus this hotel can be surprisingly affordable if one is flexible on their travel dates.

The hotel is historic yet modernized and offers guests beautiful views of the water while being situated near key New Orleans attractions such as the Audubon Institute’s Aquarium of the Americas and Insectarium, and Park and Zoological Garden and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.