20 W. 29th St., at Broadway; 212-679-2222
A hotel for successful rock stars, or their emulators.
The Mark Hotel
25 E. 77th St., nr. Madison Ave.; 212-744-4300
The once-stuffy aesthetic of this storied hotel has been replaced by a new, arty type of Upper East Side style.
848 Washington St., nr. 12th St., 212-645-4646
Amazing views, and a staff that's uniformly young, beautiful, and unbelievably competent.
190 Allen St., nr. Houston St.; 212-460-5300
A downtown meet-up spot heavy on the dark wood and leather, from the clublike lobby all the way up to the double-height penthouse.
246 Spring St., at Varick St.; 212-842-5500
Considering whose name is over the door, the overall feel is pretty sedate.