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It may not be the ritziest of all Ritz-Carltons, but do expect Ritz-level luxury, service, and amenities, including a stellar spa and the soignée Davenport Lounge. It’s all quite gracious and stately (as was its previous tenant, legendary department store Maison Blanche), though the hotel is a bit confusing to navigate. Room decor leans very traditional; even the smaller rooms have superb bedding. Try for a larger room on the 12th, 14th, or 15th floor, or better yet, the just-renovated Maison Orleans club level. With its plush lounge, handsome library, 24-hour concierge, and food and bev service, it’s the best in town.