This boutique hotel built within the historic 1926 Cal Western Life building is dapper and refined, with marble stairs, stripped wallpaper, and plush velvet chairs, lending the place a Roaring '20s charm. It's a favorite overnight roost among visiting politicians, business leaders, and celebs. Try to choose a room on a higher floor—the view back of downtown Sacramento is impressive. Dining in the Grange Restaurant & Bar ($$$) is a treat—the upscale contemporary
restaurant draws plenty of locals, too. If you're here for brunch, try the yummy brisket hash.