This glorious Victorian Era landmark, with a 660-foot front porch, is where everyone wants to stay. Rates include lavish meals in the dining room, where jackets and ties are required for men and cocktail dresses are recommended but not required for ladies. (A casual option is available at the Jockey Club.) Several package options are available including a $915-per-couple murder-mystery package which includes meals, accommodations and murder-mystery entertainment. From $254. The best way to experience the hotel on a budget is the $10 tour or the lavish but casual $40 per person lunch buffet, which includes the tour.This hotel has gone green with air-conditioners that cycle water through the pool and boiler composted coffee grounds and lawn clippings.