A story of old meets new unfurls in this 19th-century building, with its topiary-peppered Italian courtyard and opulent marble staircase. The Lotte has become synonymous with luxury leisure travel and it’s easy to see why– it boasts sumptuous rooms with marble bathrooms and a 7,000 sq ft (yes, you heard right) wellness centre overlooking St Patrick’s Cathedral.

www.lottenypalace.com

455 Madison Ave, New York City