Smack-dab in the center of the Golden Triangle of Beverly Hills, a credit card's throw from Rodeo Drive, this resort has it all: beautiful rooms, top-notch service, an excellent spa, and a rooftop restaurant and pool with sweeping views of the city. I like the Spanish Colonial decor—it's warm and inviting, serene and plush, just what you'd expect from the Montage. Because it only opened in late 2008, this definitely feels like a contemporary urban resort; if you're looking for history, try the Beverly Hills Hotel . All 201 rooms have balconies, extremely comfortable beds, and ample desk space for business travelers. The suites are worth the extra dollars, especially if you like extra living space to spread out; book a Superior Suite and you'll get a complimentary Mercedes-Benz to drive around town during your stay. Private cabanas around the pool are completely decked out with TVs, refrigerators—pretty much anything you could possibly want, they'll get it for you. Get a treatment in the two-story spa; we found that even the facials are relaxing. There's afternoon tea and libations in the lobby, and two restaurants: Geoffrey Zakarian’s Georgie and the Rooftop Grill, a much more casual indoor/outdoor space with lovely views.