This year's top 10 hotels in the Continental United States and Canada, according to a survey of Travel & Leisure magazine readers:

   1. Triple Creek Ranch

Darby, Mont.

   2. Hotel Bel-Air

Los Angeles

   3. Little Palm Island Resort &       Spa

Little Torch Key, Fla.

   4. The Peninsula

Beverly Hills, Calif.

   5. Inn at Little Washington

Washington, Va.

   6. Little Palm Island Resort &       Spa

Little Torch Key, Fla.

   7. Four Seasons Resort The          Biltmore

Santa Barbara, Calif.

   8. Post Ranch Inn

Big Sur, Calif.

   9. Four Seasons Resort

Whistler, British Columbia

   10. Beverly Hills Hotel &             Bungalows

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