New York City, aside from being the most popular city in the United States, is also known as a center for finance and culture and it attracts more foreign visitors than any other US city. Naturally, it must also have tons of hotels. The list is long and it’s rather difficult to make a top. However, some names are known worldwide and for good reason.
The St. Regis New York.
St Regis New York is situated in the center of Manhattan and it’s basically the hotel to set the standard for luxury accommodation. It’s a very distinguished hotel with unique antique furniture and sophisticated decors in all the rooms and suites.
The refined hotel offers 164 guest rooms and 65 suites and they all have an alluring Victorian charm. The hotel’s guests also have the opportunity to visit the 2 elegant restaurants downstairs which serve classic French and American dishes.
The Mandarin Oriental.
The Mandarin Oriental takes advantage of its prime location and offers only the best in terms of service , cuisine and interior décor. The hotel’s opulent rooms are exquisite and they offer views of Central Park and the Upper East Side which you can admire while relaxing in your suite and looking out the floor-to-ceiling windows. The guests can also visit the Asiate restaurant which offers the finest in French and Japanese cuisine and then relax and 14,500 sq ft spa.
The Four Seasons New York.
Benefiting from a prime location, the Four Seasons New York dominates Manhattan’s shopping and business district. Its interior design is a tribute to the Art Deco aesthetic.
The hotel is very impressive. The tiered marble facade rises over the exclusive neighborhood. Further more, the cathedral-like entryway is imposing as well. The rooms offer marvelous views of Central Park and Manhattan and they all have elegant and calming decors. The Four Seasons New York is also where you can visit the world-renowned L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon.
Famous throughout the world, The Plaza Hotel is one of the most elegant hotels anywhere and one of New York’s great destinations since 1907. It has some of the largest suites of any luxury hotel in the city. Although the hotel has been around for decades, it has been beautifully maintained and updated. Some of its modern additions include the champagne Bar and, the Rose Club and the luxury boutique shops.
The Ritz-Carlton New York.
The iconic Ritz-Carlton offers a total of 261 guest rooms and suites, all with beautiful views of Central Park. The hotel is very elegant throughout, featuring sumptuous accent elements such as the drapes, the carpets and most of the furniture.
Guests also have the opportunity to visit celebrity chef Laurent Tourondel’s BLT Market. Then relax at the spa where you can choose from a variety of treatments. If you’d rather relax in your room, enjoy the privacy, the beauty of the views and the elegant décor.
The Peninsula New York.
Although not as famous as the Plaza or the Ritz-Carlton, the Peninsula New York is very similar in style. It features elegant interior design features such as oriental carpets, crustal chandeliers and lovely Art Nouveau details.
The hotel offers 239 rooms all with state-of-the-art features like flat-screen TVs in the bathrooms. The color palette in all the rooms is soothing and elegant, based on shades of cream browns. Guests can visit the rooftop cocktail bar from where they can enjoy outstanding views.
The Pierre New York.
It offers 140 rooms and 49 suites. The interior decors include features such as handwoven rugs, Asian art and state-of-the-art electronic systems. The service here is impeccable. With a staff-to-guest ratio of three to one you can be certain that you’ll get the best treatment.
The Plaza Athenee.
Hotel Plaza Athenee is located in Manhattan, on the Upper East Side. It’s a European-style hotel where you truly feel like home. It offers 142 rooms and suites, all of which have been refurbished and now feature a classical elegant décor.
The Plaza Athenee is known to house world famous names, many of which you can see in the Arabelle restaurant or at Bar Seine. So enjoy your stay in one of these fabulous rooms and then go out to meet the world.
The Chatwal New York.
The historic Chatwal New York is where all of New York’s theater legends used to spend time and it’s what Charlie Chaplin used to call a second home. The beautiful Art Deco hotel offers 76 rooms with features such as Suede-covered walls and leather-wrapped closets. Guests can visit the spa which has three treatment rooms, steam showers and a salt water pool. This part of the hotel shows its modern side.
The Nomad Hotel.
At the NoMad, as the name suggests, you can embrace a nomadic lifestyle and feel like home in one of the amazing 168 rooms and suites. The hotel has been fully restored and it’s now a luxury destination.
The rooms are serene, inviting and very home-like. The Parisian influences give the hotel a unique look and a classical charm. It’s one of those hotels in which you feel like home although you know very well it’s just a temporary location.