Grand Hyatt, Tokyo
The grand hyatt tokyo is right in the thick of things in Roppongi Hills, an urban development with more than 200 shops and restaurants and the contemporary Mori Art Museum. The neighboring bustle can be felt in the lobby, where bellmen in headsets serve as traffic conductors to a steady stream of stylish guests, including celebrities like Brad Pitt, Norah Jones, and Prince Albert. It’s easy to see the attraction: the 389 rooms are quiet oases of earth tones, mahogany fixtures, and beige limestone baths. The mirrored, mazelike gym and spa is the work of Japanese architect Takashi Sugimoto, a.k.a. SuperPotato. And at the Maduro bar, the bartender crafts a perfect Manhattan, with real rye and a flawless round ice cube for slower melting.