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Will Equinox Hotel give you the best sleep ever for $700 a night?

How much would you pay for a good night’s sleep? Opening July 15, the new Equinox Hotel in Hudson Yards, which promises to “own sleep like no hotel before,” is betting you’ll fork over some $700 a night. “The rooms are designed as a sleep chamber,” says CEO Chris Norton. Among the sleep-promoting amenities you never dreamed you needed are a special room-service menu and body wash with calming chamomile, pepper and tangerine. But sleep doesn’t have to be a luxury, says expert Dr. Allen Towfigh, medical director of New York Neurology & Sleep Medicine. Here, he walks us through the hotel’s over-the-top offerings — and how you can achieve similar results for much cheaper at home. Lutron temperature and lighting system, ...