Conde Nast Traveler has released its 16th annual Hot List - featuring the best new hotels, spas, and restaurants of 2012. Here are some of the hotels that rank supreme:
With views of Lake Ontario or the bustling city streets, the hotel's Ritz-Carlton Suite offers over 2,400 square feet of luxury, with floor-to-ceiling windows, rich African Anigre wood, and Portuguese Estremoz marble. Guests can head to the Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge for sweeping water views, concierge service, and complimentary cuisine and cocktails, or indulge in a Cloud 9 Massage at the 13,000 square feet Ritz-Carlton Spa.
With seven unique penthouse suites - from The Royal Penthouse with a two-story chandelier and a walk-in wine cellar to The Musician's penthouse with its own Steinway grand piano - The corinthia has something to offer every personality.
Brazilian dream team, the Campana brothers, decorated this hotel with custom furnishings inspired from Antiquity and traditional Greek Themes. New Hotel is a true piece of art situated close to Constitution Square and the Acropolis.
This sleek, contemporary resort boasts floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the reflection pool of maze garden and luxurious amenities including freestanding tubs, rainshowers, and silk robes. Guests can even ride in the hotel's private Rolls-royce or BMW for the ultimate VIP experience.
Giorgio Armani's hotel takes luxury to a new level, offering each guest a personal "lifestyle manager." If that's not enough, there is also a rooftop spa with Japanese onsen-style Jacuzzi and gym overlooking the Duomo and La Scala.
An ultimate scenic hotel destination, this hotel is surrounded by the Duero Valley vineyards. Guests can enjoy a peaceful wine-country getaway while enjoying 5-star services.
With unrestricted views of the Arabian Gulf and five miles of environmentally protected natural sand beach, the Park Hyatt, Abu Dhabi is perfect for a peaceful retreat. For added luxury, check out the Royal Villa, a 3,000 square-foot free-standing villa.
This former Ambassador Hotel has seen famous faces like Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra - the one-bedroom suites are even named after them.
For a complete list of Conde Nast Traveler's hottest new hotels, visit http://www.cntraveler.com/hot-list/2012/hotels.