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Who would stock a Manhattan mini-bar with a harmonica and furnish a bathroom with denim bathrobes?

Zoom up 32 stories in one of the glass-walled elevator cars for one of the best views in the city—you can even spot Alcatraz Island.

Drift off to sounds of nature in one of the Outfitters’ secluded riverfront cabins that sleep six; most have private hot tubs and decks with water views. Sign up for the dinner-and-canoe package and chow down on steaks char-grilled by an open campfire.

Located 12 miles from Lake Geneva, this homey Victorian B&B. Guestrooms—many of which have fireplaces and period detailing—is named after a Victorian Era author (Charles Dickens, Agatha Christie, more). Request a room with a double-Jacuzzi tub.

Seven years and $134 million in the making, Orient Express Hotels’ takeover of the storied El Encanto (the brand’s first West Coast resort) is reinventing a genteel slice of California history.

Tucked in a trio of Victorian row houses on a residential street, the European-style bed-and-breakfast provides a tranquil sanctuary steps from the action on 18th Street.

This understated hotel, like the rest of Springdale, is authentic without trying too hard: reclaimed old-growth Douglas fir floors and a tawny palette of neutrals provide a soothing retreat from the blazing red rock outside.