Relax in style at these four gracious getaways, from Texas to Virginia.
Why We Love It: Originally built as a wedding present from University of Texas founder Thomas Wooten to his son, Dr. Goodall Wooten and his young socialite bride, Ella, the 1898 landmark was student housing before a multimillion-dollar renovation restored its splendor last year. The ground-floor rooms surrounding the cabana-lined pool come with small, private patios perfect for sipping an afternoon drink—such as the West Campus Mule with ginger beer, local vodka, and lime—from the home bar. It's just what the doctor ordered. hotelella.com; $299 and up