Each of the 224 guest rooms are decorated in gentle, earthy colours and fitted with high-speed internet access and flat-screen TVs.
The Drake The Drake epitomises old-world glamour in every sense of the word.
Le Méridien Le Méridien stands as testament to a bygone era.
See more hotels on Time Out Chicago Hotel Broadway Built in 1956, Hotel Broadway is a throwback to a time when the split between new and old Delhi wasn't quite as pronounced as it is today.
A few rooms were recently refurbished in what can only be described as a bazaar-kitsch style by Catherine Lévy of Tsé & Tsé Associées of Paris. There are a couple of bona fide Delhi classics on the bottom floors, as well: the Bollywood villain-themed bar, Thugs, is one of the few places in the old city where you can get a drink.
Meeting rooms and lobbies are still adorned with Oriental rugs and chandeliers, high tea is served daily in the Palm Court and lavish weddings for the rich and famous are held in stadium-sized banquet rooms.
But all is not frozen in time: rooms have been updated with high-speed internet access and non-allergenic pillows to ensure twenty-first-century amenities and comfort.
Citizen M (M for 'mobile') is a new concept for those who want luxury on the cheap.
A little way out of town – though definitely bikeable – this design hotel is stuffed full of iconic furniture (Eames recliners and the like) but not unnecessary grinning staff.
By Time Out Editors When it comes to bedding down in one of our favourite cities, we love the hip and the new, but we also value the time-honoured classic.
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See more hotels on Time Out Buenos Aires Hotel Felix The lovely Hotel Felix beats other Chicago hostelries (even trumping nearby Trump's) by having the city's first silver LEED certificate for environmental sustainability.
This eco-chic newcomer is located in a charming brick building dating back to the 1920s.
Guests are greeted by 'Lady American' – a 1920s flapper on the carpet inside each bedroom – and can watch live footage from a webcam on the roof.