The Mark Hotel

French architect and interior designer Jacques Granges has transformed New York’s classic Mark Hotel into a stylishly modern neighborhood scene that features a Jean-Georges Vongerichten restaurant, Frédéric Fekkai beauty salon, and the fashionable Bar Mark. Located in the heart of New York’s residential Upper East Side on Madison Avenue and 77th Street, the hotel—where contemporary art and furnishings seamlessly pair with opulent yet unfussy fabrics and finishes—is attracting both visitors and locals.

Following its $140 million, two-year renovation, the Mark reopened in September with 100 guest rooms and 50 suites. (Some of the suites are available for purchase as co-op apartments.) Even the entry-level rooms—which, at 400 to 500 square feet, are spacious by New York City standards—offer marble bathrooms, fine furnishings, and such state-of-the-art amenities as Bang & Olufsen 32-inch flat-screen TVs. All rooms afford views of the elegant stretch of Madison Avenue below or the tree-lined 77th Street. The Mark Hotel, 212.744.4300, www.themarkhotel.com

Each villa has five bedrooms, an infinity pool, and Caribbean-themed décor...
From San Francisco to San Diego, the new tour includes stays at some of the Golden State's top...
The hotel features rooms with baths fed by underground thermal waters…
Among the property’s highlights is a hot tub perched over the sea…
Courtesy of nomad-tanzania.com
The year-round wildlife resort offers personal safari guides, chefs, and more...
The 4,843-square-foot penthouse suite has a personal butler, bespoke furnishings, and a media...
Mountain bike in New Zealand, white-water raft in Bhutan, or fly-fish in Chile...
The resort offers guests the chance to experience the world’s oldest winemaking region…
The $9,000-per-night suite includes three bedrooms and a rooftop terrace with a hot tub...
The Montage Kapalua Bay in Maui will host the charity golf and tennis tournament this October...