Reaching Your Plateau

What does a hotel in the middle of the urban jungle do when it wants to provide a resort experience for its guests? It builds an oasis several stories in the air. And Hong Kong's Grand Hyatt has done so, spending a cool $10 million in the process.

Occupying the 11th-floor podium is its new "hotel within a hotel," Plateau, tel: (852) 2584 7688. This self-contained pleasure zone offers 23 spiffy guest rooms in modern minimalist style (futons, infinity-edge baths, floor cushions) plus a spa, lavish pool area and alfresco dining. If the overall look seems vaguely reminiscent...

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