Steamy Travel

We all like to get loose on vacation, and sometimes that means bringing strangers back to our rooms for afterhours fun (no judgments here, folks). Though many of our steamy hotels make for great couples retreats, a few of our favorites stand out for their one-night-only perks. All of these sexy spots offer up comfy beds and free breakfast, just in case your date — what was their name again? — happens to stick around for bacon and eggs. So whether you’re in the mood for some hot and heavy tub action or a fireplace to cozy up next to — plus the grub to soak up last night’s hangover — each of these hotels offer a little something extra for your perfect one-night stand.

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Bathroom in The Two Bedroom Suite at the Tortuga Bay

  • Ideal Hunting Grounds: Tortuga Bay — Dominican Republic
  • At Tortuga Bay, it’s hard not to get laid. All suites and villas at Tortuga Bay have in-room Jacuzzis, which are converted into private love tubs each night at turndown, complete with scented rose petals and lit candles. The resort also hosts its share of weddings, where bridesmaids and drunk singles are practically begging to go home with whom — or what — ever. And if for some reason, the Jacuzzi and wedding party fall through, prostitution is in fact legal in the Dominican Republic.

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Some hotels aren’t interested in catering to the baby-toting crowd, and we’re totally OK with that. In fact, we think it’s quite sexy that some resorts require their guests to be above the age of 18 — at least you know there’s no pee in the pool, right? (Well, let’s just assume.) Great for couples, empty nesters, or groups of friends looking for a quieter getaway, these five amazing adults-only vacations are sure to make even the lifelong 17-year-old in you crawl back into his bedroom for good. Check out our favorite steamy spots after the jump!

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We’re experts on practically everything hotel-related here at Oyster, and exposing awful hotels is our forte. Recently, we went out of our way to to cover a part of the industry we hadn’t dared to explore yet: the seedy world of by-the-hour sex hotels. We went undercover at three spots: The Kew Motor Inn, busted in a police sting the week after our visit, for promoting prostitution; La Semana, known for its mentally unstable clientele; and The Liberty Inn, a cheesy love den with free porn and a vending machine full of lube. Although we’d done our research ahead of time, nothing could have prepared us for what we found. We arrived armed with a camera, tripod, and enough hand sanitizer to fill a heart-shaped whirlpool tub, and left with shocking photos, as well as the overwhelming desire to scrub clean our bodies — and memories — of all we’d experienced.

After the jump, we’ve compiled a list of the most noteworthy things we learned while out in the field.

If it has a surface, it can have a mirror! From The Kew Motor Inn, New York City

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This is the third part in a series exploring the seedy world of by-the-hour sex hotels. We previously visited the Liberty Inn and the Kew Motor Inn

Just an hour after a vocal run-in with a pimp at the Kew Motor Inn, my fellow reporter Rachel and I were already embarking on a new adventure: an investigation of La Semana Hotel in Manhattan’s Flatiron district. We still had rattled nerves, and unfortunately, the hotel we were about to visit promised to be even worse than the one before: It is widely known for housing drug addled mentally unstable (and occasionally violent) clientele.

Entrance at the La Semana Hotel; New York, NY

A LOCKED ENTRANCE, DISCARDED MATTRESS, AND THE SMELL OF DECAYING MEAT

The fact that the hotel has a locked front entrance with a doorbell and front desk behind thick glass did nothing to put us at ease. Somewhat unsurprisingly, the bizarre fixation with plastic flowers that we had seen at the Kew Motor Inn was also felt here in the lobby and facade of the building. We paid for our room and were given a key with Mario on it, promoting a family-friendly visit to Nintendo World in Midtown. It was a bizarre choice of advertising to say the least.

Hallways at the La Semana Hotel; New York, NY

We had just started towards our room when we immediately noticed a queen-sized mattress practically blocking the hallway. It was when we stopped to find a path around it that the smell hit us. It’s hard to describe, but it was somewhere along the lines of an old swimming pool, overused tanning salon, moldy locker room, dirty microwave, and most terrifyingly, decaying meat. My fellow reporter Rachel’s face immediately squished up. “Zach,” she said, hear eyes tearing up from the stench, “I don’t know whether I should be afraid or if I should throw up.”

The Standard Room at the La Semana Hotel; New York, NY

BARRED WINDOWS AND HEALTH HAZARDS

Upon opening the door to our room, we felt even less safe than we did during check-in. We were on the ground floor, and the only window overlooked an alley and was covered with bars and barbwire. The stained furniture looked like old garage sale patio furnishings. Light switches weren’t conveniently located, leading to a brief struggle to get situated in an already offsetting space. The room’s only phone, an outdated corded unit, was strangely tucked in an inconvenient spot near the makeshift closet. The exposed cord lazily ran up the wall until it reached a small hole in the ceiling tile.

It was when we followed the telephone cord up the wall when we first noticed the air conditioner. There’s dirty, and then there’s downright filthy: This unit looked worse than an overworked lint trap, jammed full of dust, dirt, and stained by an unknown liquid. The dirt and grime-caked TV remote was the only thing disgusting enough to give the air conditioner a run for its money.

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XBurlesque at Bugsy's Cabaret is one of our picks for some naughty bachelor party fun.

XBurlesque at Bugsy's Cabaret is one of our picks for some naughty bachelor party fun.

Bachelor party season is heating up, and we have a feeling a lot of Best Men out there could use a lil help in putting together a memorable bash. No matter if planning isn’t your strong suit; the hotels of Sin City are more than prepared to do all the heavy lifting. Going clubbing is all well and good, and so is hitting the blackjack table until the wee hours — but if you want to make your bachelor party truly epic, read on.

From a private topless show for 300 friends, to a meet and greet with the ring girls at fight night, we’ve got you covered. Because no one wants to plan a mediocre bachelor party, right?

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Liberty Inn Suite

The "Romantic Lighting" was all set when we arrived to our suite.

This is the second part in a series exploring the seedy world of by-the-hour sex hotels. We previously visited the Kew Motor Inn

When my fellow reporter and I walked up to the Liberty Inn, I was practically in disbelief. I had passed the sordid hotel, set a on veritable island of sorts along 14th street and the West Side Highway, on a near daily basis during my runs along the Hudson River. How could I not have known — for the past several years now — that alongside the Meatpacking District’s row of overpriced shops was an hourly hotel clearly designed for those looking to get laid? Read More »

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Find the best hotels for fun in bed (Credit: iStock)

We’ve been to some tantalizing spots over the years — like these adult-only getaways — but some hotels are introducing room service menus that whet more than just your appetite, if you catch our drift. Whether it’s an intimacy kit or an (almost) full-service sexy concierge, these hotels hit the (G) spot by letting guests explore their freakysides. But pleasure-seekers be warned: These thrilling amenities can add hundreds to the final bill.

Check out some of our favorite hot spots after the jump!

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A little too proud? Who cares! Strut your stuff at the MGM Grand.

A little too proud? Who cares! Strut your stuff at the MGM Grand.

We’re taught that we should stay away from vices — but they can be so fun, right?! Get down with your bad self at one of the best hotels for indulging the seven deadly sins. Of course, they’re all in the three wildest, biggest party cities in the states — Miami, Las Vegas, and New York City. And they’re all fabulously luxurious spots, too  — after all, it’s gonna cost you to be bad in more ways than one. We dare you to check ‘em out — just don’t look back!

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Man and woman flirting by pool

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Bros, this one’s for you. Are you traveling with the guys and looking for some female company while on vacation (and perhaps beyond)? These hotel hot spots make it easy to find a new lady friend. What’s hotter than a hotel hook-up, anyway? We found five perfect places to use your most valued pick-up lines. But we can only point you in the right direction — so you better practice your moves ASAP.

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When you’re in college, Spring Break is the ultimate in week-long partying (for us it was, at least). Those seven days or so are reserved for drinking, sun tanning, dancing, and you know, um, making out. But sometimes, things can get really raunchy — think Girls Gone Wild, but without Joe Francis and his camera crew breathing uncomfortably down your neck. If you wanna hit the hottest parties this coming Spring, you’re going to need to book now — and these four spots are perfect for stripping down, boozing hard, and getting your freak on.

Swim with Sexy Bodies (and possibly bodily fluids) at the Sunday Rehab Pool Party at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino – Las Vegas, NV

Throngs of young people hit the Hard Rock Hotel's Sunday Rehab Pool Party each week in Las Vegas.

This fabled party draws hotel guests, other Vegas visitors and even locals — so be weary of the long lines to get in — yes, even if you are staying at the Hard Rock. Luckily, guests enter free (via wristbands) — but otherwise ladies pay a $50 cover fee while the men shell out $100. But everyone has to wait in line. Stare in amazement (or participate) as hundreds of toned, tanned bodies splash, dance and get seriously rowdy to tunes spun by world-famous DJs including Paul Oakenfold and Bad Boy Bill. Thousands attempt to hit the noon-till-eight affair for the “sexy girls” and “hot bodies” visitors have cited, and rightfully so — the party’s been dubbed so scandalous that it even has its own TruTV reality show.

Check out more scandalous situations after the jump!

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