The Bowery Hotel, New York
Travelers looking to escape the city’s chaos can seek
shelter in this hotel’s lobby, which is soothingly lit by a vaulted Gothic
fireplace. A mural depicting 19th-century New York wraps around the room,
surrounding oversized chairs, sofas and antique wooden newspaper racks
alongside the cozy wood-burning fireplace. The atmosphere is casual and
unhurried, perfect for lingering guests. Rooms,
from $425; 212-505-9100; theboweryhotel.com.