From Buenos Aires to Zurich, this month’s hottest hotels
IDEAL GUEST: Fitness buffs will get a buzz from the new “Second Floor Sanctuary.” Every guest gets a yoga mat, a 24-hour yoga channel, access to a gym and a free session in the infrared sauna. If you’d rather be healthy outside, ask the running concierge (that’s right) to map you a route through nearby Stanley Park.
UNEXPECTED TREAT: Need to zip over to Yaletown for a meeting? Ask the desk to book you a ride in the hotel’s adorable green and white English taxi. If the weather’s nice, you can borrow a cruiser bike and pedal yourself.
ROOM WITH A VIEW: Vancouver sits between white-tipped mountains and the Pacific. It’s wonderful to explore all that beauty, but it’s also nice to sit on your porch with a beer and just look at it. The Loden’s Halo Penthouse Suite has a wraparound terrace that is arguably the best place in the city to do this.
HOT DISH: If you’re looking to impress potential business partners, step one is to take them to a fancy French restaurant. Step two is to order a dizzyingly expensive seafood tower. You can do both at Marc-André Choquette’s Tableau Bar and Bistro. Alternatively, request the creamy, deep-cup local Kusshi oysters, then move on to the perfectly crusted roasted duck breast over orecchiette soaked in duck confit ragout.