- You don't need any special skills.
- You won't need to spend much, if anything.
- Tackle this in an afternoon.
What distinguishes a 5-star experience from a perfectly acceptable place to stay? Beyond the obvious—an Instagram-worthy view, a sumptuous bed with high-thread-count sheets, and an indulgent turndown service—it’s the absence of conspicuous advertising and branded items that provides a break from magazines, brochures, and other blaring marketing materials.