This new pad starts welcoming guests from 23 December. Designed by Jeffrey Beers, it aims to recreate the glamour of the 1920s, with Art Deco flourishes such as crystal chandeliers and polished metal handrails. The 172 rooms are similarly grand, with Venetian linens, beveled mirrors and leather desks, while bathrooms reveal chevron-tiled floors. It functions more like an upmarket apartment block than a hotel, with guests paying a nightly "residents fee" of $30 – which covers breakfast, drinks, newspapers and Wi-Fi.
WestHouse, 201 West 55th Street, Midtown (001 212 707 4888; westhousehotelnewyork.com). Doubles start at $529 (£353), B&B.