This landmark seven-story, 19th-century building is a genuine luxurious treat. Furnishings and decor throughout are a lavish amalgam of teak, marble, steel, and glass while the opulent gold-leaf ceilinged guest rooms feature wood marquetry and paneling, custom leather furnishings, safes, and some of the city's most sumptuous beds. State-of-the-art electronic accessories are in turn complemented by exotically unusual artwork ranging from Turkish kilims to Hindu sculptures, and the immaculate marble tiled bathrooms are roomy and filled with deluxe toiletries and tub/shower combos. If money is no object, book one of the 20 individually designed duplex units. Other pluses include a small second-floor museum of Egyptian antiquities (from the owner's personal collection), two on-site restaurants and a rooftop swimming pool and garden with panoramic city views.