This downtown hotel is just far enough "off Fifth" to be away from the dining-and-shopping foot traffic but close enough for convenience, and it feels like a lovely Italian villa with its red tile roofs and burnt-ochre stucco. The studios and suites, with earthy hues and marble flooring, huddle three stories high around a beautifully tiled pool, fountain, and courtyard. Cabanas line the pool on two sides, and Zizi restaurant flows out onto a pretty trellis-covered patio
on another. The studios have in-room whirlpool tubs with plantation shutters opening onto the master bedroom so you can watch TV from your bubble bath.