This brand-new hotel woos with wonderful decor themed around Alexandre Dumas’s adventure novel, the “Count of Monte Cristo.” Stunning hand-painted fabrics combine with antiques, paintings, and beautiful mirrors to create a plush and rather exotic setting for a good night’s sleep. Bathrooms are a contemporary take on Napoleon III-style, with terrazzo tiles mixed with vintage-style porcelain. With a nod to Dumas’ Caribbean roots, you can sample rum neat (there are some one-off vintages worth sipping) or in a lip-smacking cocktail at the rum bar. Don’t forget your swimsuit: the Oriental-themed indoor pool and sauna, rarities in this part of the city, are fab places to wind down after a day of sightseeing.