The amenities arms race continued apace in 2018, as hotels vie for room-night dominance with rooftop bars, kitschy theme rooms and even in-house bespoke newspapers. The Bobby raised eyebrows last year by putting a bus on its roof, but its real ace-in-the-hole is Sasha, a black-and-brown rescue dog who acts as the boutique hotel’s greeter, mascot and bona fide good girl. 13/10, would snug respectfully. LANCE CONZETT

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