A much-needed dose of style was brought to a bustling stretch of 57th Street when the Viceroy New York opened in late 2013. This property is a triple threat of polished hospitality: a gorgeous rooftop with Central Park views, buzzing street-level restaurant from Chef Marc Murphy, and cozy library with a cocktail happy hour. Tech is a focus, from the Samsung Smart TVs and Beats by Dr. Dre sound system to the smartphone in all rooms that allows guests to text the concierge with the Viceroy Connect app. The little things leave a lasting impression, including in-room Illy espresso makers, the design detail in the chic lobby, and elegant walk-in showers with porthole detail. Come cocktail hour, settle into the library, where a “cartender” stirs and shakes cocktails on a vintage bar cart.