Gorgeously elegant, the Beijing branch of this luxury chain stands up to the high standards of its brand. Interiors are lush, with prominently displayed Chinese modern art and understated wooden furniture with Chinese motifs. The skylighted atrium is adorned with a vertical wall featuring metallic silver butterflies fluttering their way up. Spacious rooms exude luxury, while huge bathrooms are downright decadent with large tubs that provide city views. The chain's famously attentive service is on display, with staffers greeting guests by name and checking in regularly. Facilities are topnotch, from the indoor pool (with more city views) to the world-class spa with a tea garden beside it. Signature Italian restaurant Mio, helmed by a chef with Michelin credentials, has won raves for its food and splashy décor. Chinese restaurant Cai Yi Xuan offers impeccable Cantonese cuisine. The Four Seasons' legendary hospitality also extends to children. Those traveling with infants are thoughtfully provided with everything from cribs and baby bathtubs to diapers and rubber duck toys. Of course, this level of service doesn't come cheap, but if you can afford to splurge, this is where to do it.