Central Travel Guide
Hotels in Central
A stem-to-stern renovation completed in 2006 (to the tune of $150 million) renewed the luster of this legendary property—a decades-long favorite of visiting dignitaries like Margaret Thatcher and Henry Kissinger.
Restaurants in Central
Located in the city's SoHo district, Lotus is self-labeled as modern Thai. The front of the restaurant is open-air, making it great for watching the crowds, while the exposed brick and high ceilings are reminiscent of a big-city loft.
Things to do in Central
Bonnie Groot, the American-born owner of Arch Angel Antiques, is an expert on 5,000 years’ worth of Chinese history—and accordingly, her cavernous shop at the beginning of Hollywood Road carries a spectacularly large range of antiques.