Fifth Avenue? Check. Empire State Building? Check. Broadway? Check. Ace Hotel has some of Manhattan’s hottest spots within stomping distance. But New York doesn’t stop at the door of this turn-of-the-century building. The lobby is laptop central and buzzing with energy, though that could have something to do with the in-house coffee bar. Top Brit chef Ms April Bloomfield runs the Michelin-starred Breslin Bar & Dining Room, while the rooms are a mix of industrial chic, slick monochrome and rock ’n’ roll cool.