And if you’re looking to impress a client, you don’t have to head farther than the Japanese Koi restaurant and Cellar Bar downstairs, while rooms are available for events, private seated meetings or film screenings.

40 West 40th Street Book Among New York’s trendier stays, the Dream Midtown’s restored Beaux-Arts flatiron building is a sight to behold.

The co-owner and chef of Michelin-starred Eleven Madison Park crafted a weighty American-European dining menu stacked with items like foie gras, blue prawns and suckling pig with an extensive wine and Champagne list, and made the classic-feeling No Mad Bar dashing but approachable, with a chicken pot pie, bacon-wrapped hot dog and popsicle to enjoy alongside a traditional Manhattan. 1170 Broadway Book For such a fancy spot, Le Parker Meridien sure knows how to treat kids.

She has been travelling the world professionally since 2009, from Chile to China, Ecuador to India – and many places in between – but it's Mexico that has captured her heart.

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Built in 1895, the glamorous hotel is a standout example of Neoclassical architecture – an invigorating sight next to the many nondescript skyscrapers surrounding it.

After a $20 million update, rooms now feature colourful violet accents, bathrooms with marble details and furniture with natural wood finishings, as well as a huge rooftop lounge called PHD Terrace (plan to go on a weeknight), dressed-up cocktail lounge The Rickey and dining at the Hollywood-inspired Serafina.

570 Tenth Avenue Book Since its 1904 founding by businessman John Jacob Astor IV (who passed away in the sinking of the Titanic), the St.

Regis has hosted generations of high society members, from Alfred Hitchcock to Salvador Dali, in the gilded halls of its Beaux-Arts landmark building.Book one of the Park rooms and you’ll have blanketed views of the park, even being able to spot the George Washington bridge more than 50 blocks away from some.Be sure to head to the hotel’s newly opened French-American restaurant Perrine, or try afternoon tea at the Two E Bar and Lounge.The hotel’s glowing neon purple entrance is just the start of its on-trend decor, including a lobby bar complete with a pool table, mod-style furniture and and a rooftop pool lit from within.Relax on the Saharan-inspired rooftop lounge or dine with views of the Hudson River at the Chester, pick up extra cosmetic or styling products in your room’s glamour minibar and dance the night away at the Provocateur Nightclub, before you’re seen at other spots around town, of course.Top travel memory: “I was solo-cycling through the maze of temples in Old Bagan, Myanmar desperately trying to find the perfect temple to climb in order to watch the sunset.