Perched high above Columbus Circle, this Asian-inspired hotel, complete with wood panels, marble floors and artworks inspired by nature, offers luxuriously zen places to stay. We enjoyed the property’s spa and Asiate restaurant, with its floor-to-ceiling vistas of the city’s skyline. Our room was understated, but waking to a view of Central Park was a showstopper.

www.mandarinoriental.com/new-york

80 Columbus Circle, New York City