This hotel boasts contemporary surroundings of quiet luxury. The rooms and suites—208 in all—blend historical architectural details and current technology. Appointed for style and function, they offer businesspeople and travelers a calm place to cool their heels. Located near Central Park, it’s ideal for delightful walks no matter what the season. The bathrooms soothe the soul with rain showers and a touch of marble. The establishment’s Wayfarer restaurant serves fine regional artisanal seafood.