10 Under 10: The Best Boutique Hotels

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Need a retreat where everybody knows your name? Giant resorts can sometimes feel institutional, so why not go small. The past five years have seen an explosive growth in boutique hotels, from the Spanish Steps in Rome to the shores of Virginia to the upcountry ranches of Hawaii. We've searched the world for 10 of the best gem-like hotels, each under 10 rooms, with stylish interiors, ultra-personalized service, and a very exclusive guest list (and, yes, some high prices).