The Zen rooms are the main reason to stay here, but the major bonus is the fantastic selection of restaurants and bars, including the popular after-work hangout Mesh and Mediterranean eatery Sureno.
St Regis With a list of guests that extends to celebrities and heads of state, the St Regis is Beijing’s most prestigious address.
Which would be a mighty triumph of style over substance, if it didn't seem to work so nicely.
Eden Amsterdam American Hotel Spacious rooms have been tastefully refurbished in this grand art nouveau building in the museum quarter.
Citizen M (M for 'mobile') is a new concept for those who want luxury on the cheap.
A little way out of town – though definitely bikeable – this design hotel is stuffed full of iconic furniture (Eames recliners and the like) but not unnecessary grinning staff.
See more hotels on Time Out Buenos Aires Hotel Felix The lovely Hotel Felix beats other Chicago hostelries (even trumping nearby Trump's) by having the city's first silver LEED certificate for environmental sustainability.
This eco-chic newcomer is located in a charming brick building dating back to the 1920s.
Many an important executive has thrashed out a deal in the Press Club Bar, and the Sunday brunch at the Garden Court is for those who prefer quality to quantity – or to put it another way, caviar to a greasy fry-up.
The style is over-the-top elegance, with more marble and chestnut wood than you can shake a stick at: definitely a classy experience.
Guests are greeted by 'Lady American' – a 1920s flapper on the carpet inside each bedroom – and can watch live footage from a webcam on the roof.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in the 'Cafe Americain' – a stunning art deco room with Tiffany lamps, stained glass and recently uncovered murals inspired by 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
Grub is courtesy of Chor Bizarre, an Indian restaurant with an accent on authentic Kashmiri food.