block and a half north of Canal Street, two blocks south of the superior Crosby Street Hotel, this dreamlike operation sprang from the imagination of the Morgans Hotel Group and is a New York version of the Mondrian in Hollywood. So it's not surprising that this hotel has a movie theme, in this case Jean Cocteau's 1946 film La Belle et la Bete
("Beauty and the Beast
There is little that is beastly here. Instead it looks more like a confectionary dream state—Alice in Wond...