Highest-rated green hotels in the US

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Bardessono, Yountville, California: a subterranean geothermal system provides heating and air-conditioning to the sumptuously designed guest rooms, while two on-site gardens deliver fresh produce for the hotel’s gourmet Lucy Restaurant and Bar. (AFP)

Bardessono, Yountville, California: a subterranean geothermal system provides heating and air-conditioning to the sumptuously designed guest rooms, while two on-site gardens deliver fresh produce for the hotel’s gourmet Lucy Restaurant and Bar. (AFP)

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Allison Inn & Spa, Newberg, Oregon: the property boasts a living roof, which provides insulation to reduce energy use. (AFP)

Allison Inn & Spa, Newberg, Oregon: the property boasts a living roof, which provides insulation to reduce energy use. (AFP)

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Hilton Garden Inn Lafayetteville, North Carolina: the hotel exclusively uses energy-efficient appliances and lighting, and the surrounding landscaping was designed to be self-sustaining and is irrigated using rainwater collected on the roof. (AFP)

Hilton Garden Inn Lafayetteville, North Carolina: the hotel exclusively uses energy-efficient appliances and lighting, and the surrounding landscaping was designed to be self-sustaining and is irrigated using rainwater collected on the roof. (AFP)

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Montage Deer Valley, Park City, Utah: built and landscaped using indigenous materials, the resort uses a comprehensive waste management program to limit what it sends to the landfill. (AFP)

Montage Deer Valley, Park City, Utah: built and landscaped using indigenous materials, the resort uses a comprehensive waste management program to limit what it sends to the landfill. (AFP)

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ARIA Sky Suites, Las Vegas, Nevada: high above the Las Vegas Strip, this 442-room hotel implements eco-friendly practices while providing guests with an indulgent experience, including complimentary airport transportation using the world’s first stretch-limo fleet powered by compressed natural gas. (AFP)

ARIA Sky Suites, Las Vegas, Nevada: high above the Las Vegas Strip, this 442-room hotel implements eco-friendly practices while providing guests with an indulgent experience, including complimentary airport transportation using the world’s first stretch-limo fleet powered by compressed natural gas. (AFP)

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Holiday Inn Express Inverness, Lecanto, Florida: automatic systems regulate electricity and hot water for increased efficiency, while recycling bins strategically placed throughout the property help cut down on waste. (AFP)

Holiday Inn Express Inverness, Lecanto, Florida: automatic systems regulate electricity and hot water for increased efficiency, while recycling bins strategically placed throughout the property help cut down on waste. (AFP)

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