The Most Notable Hotel Openings of 2015

The 15 hotels that dazzled us the most in a year of splashy openings.

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Baccarat Hotel, New York

Opened in March, the first hotel under the banner of the esteemed French crystal purveyor is a tasteful ode to all that sparkles, featuring thousands of Baccarat crystal pieces including a shimmering installation of 2,000 Harcourt goblets in the lobby. In addition to 114 rooms and residences, the hotel offers Chevalier, a classic French restaurant helmed by a Michelin-starred chef, a dramatic bar and two salons, as well as the first U.S. spa operated by La Mer. From $899; 28 W. 53rd St.; 212-790-8800; baccarathotels.com.