Staying in this 1905 heritage home is like stepping back into the city's Edwardian past. Stained glass windows and antique decorations give the rooms a period-perfect ambiance, while a recent upgrade that included new pillow-top beds, linens, and bathrooms with Jacuzzis provides modern comfort. The hotel sits on a quiet residential corner, a few blocks from the tourist buzz of the Inner Harbour. Its lush grounds and its two large garden suites add to the tranquility of the location. The current managers, Gary Patterson and Warren Bennett, are passionate gardeners who planted 2,400 tulip bulbs in 2013, and there are fresh flowers throughout the hotel. Enjoy a complimentary three-course breakfast in the sunlit conservatory, or an early evening treat of cookies and sherry by the fireplace in the library, where coffee and tea are always available.