- Party-season dressing deserves sumptuous
settings and these glamorous, grand hotels are the very thing. By LYDIA BELL
Manhattan, New York
This Fifth Avenue legend has an inimitably NYC brand of elegance: white-glove service, elevator operators and grandiose public spaces. There's Tuscan cuisine at Sirio Maccioni's restaurant; a 24-hour wellness cuisine menu available in-room; and clients of plastic surgeon Dr Robert T. Grant opt for recovery programs here. Ladies who don't lunch will appreciate ultra-high-speed wi-fi and gadget-heavy executive desks.
Insider tip: Guests in the 11 Grand Suites can enjoy a team of Taj Royal Attachés, who are adept at assisting royalty and heads of state. From $765; tajhotels.com
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