by Jonathan Vatner | February 01, 2006

Park Hyatt Seoul

In Seoul, South Korea, the Park Hyatt Seoul (, pictured right, is a beautifully ultramodern glass high-rise. One highlight: Each bathroom has an enormous walk-in shower complete with plasma TV and floor-to-ceiling views of the city. (011) 82-2-2016-1234

Argentina’s Palacio DuhauPark Hyatt Buenos Aires ( opens in June in this capital city’s glamorous Recoleta area. The hotel includes a restoration of the  1934 landmark Palacio Duhau.

In Vietnam, the engrossingly detailed Park Hyatt Saigon (, in the center of Ho Chi Minh City, updates the classic Vietnamese aesthetic of dark woods and mother-of-pearl.