Skyscraping standards at these 9 luxury hotels in New YorkLast Updated: January 1, 2019
For a business trip to New York, it would be difficult to find a finer degree of accommodation luxury and elegance than is available at the Big Apple’s best hotels.
New York is the city that never sleeps, and its host of award-winning hotels provide unparalleled luxury with a standard in service that’s truly exemplary. Particularly in the busy borough of Manhattan, the ease of access to these establishments, and their proximity to some of the world’s most iconic visitor attractions, makes a hotel stay in the Big Apple a must if you’re travelling to the city, either solo or on a group business expedition. Here then, without further ado, are 9 of the luxury hotels in New York to make your trip to the Big Apple one to remember.
1. Mandarin Oriental
With its bird’s eye view of the iconic cityscape, the Mandarin Oriental is one of the most luxurious hotels in New York. A stunning, elegant theme dominates the building, and the fantastic, panoramic views of Manhattan are matched by the stylish decor, overall luxuriousness, and fantastic service.
2. Baccarat Hotel
Designed by architectural giants Woods Bagot, the Baccarat Hotel is the very embodiment of elegance and class. The hotel has a sophisticated and refreshingly modern feel throughout and its many attractions include a swimming pool and a great hotel bar.
3. Park Hyatt
The luxurious Park Hyatt across the street from Carnegie Hall and a quick stroll from Central Park, was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc. The Park Hyatt has 210 generously-sized guest rooms—including 92 luxury suites, designed by Yabu Pushelberg—with complimentary Wi-Fi, large flat screen TVs, a custom-designed beverage centre and an integrated media hub. There is also a private outdoor terrace with a stunning view of midtown Manhattan.
4. The Peninsula Hotel
The Peninsula Hotel, a midtown jewel on Fifth Avenue and 55th Street is located in the heart of New York’s premier shopping, entertainment and cultural district. Each room exudes tranquility and modernity, with crisp bed linens, stunning marble bathrooms with mood lighting and signature Peninsula technology, including complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi for all guests.
5. Four Seasons Hotel
The 52-storey, newly renovated Four Seasons Hotel, designed by I.M. Pei, boasts 368 luxurious suites and hotel rooms. Reminiscent of a private residence, the rooms are flooded with natural light, and come with contemporary, custom furnishings and state-of-the-art technology. Combined with panoramic views of Central Park and other landmarks, this is one of New York’s finest hotels.
6. The St. Regis New York
Featuring dramatically renovated and redesigned guestrooms, suites, and public spaces along with the new King Cole Bar & Salon, The St. Regis New York has blends the best qualities of uptown and downtown Manhattan to create a fine experience for visitors. The new guest rooms feature chic, textured fabric walls with marble accents, rich colour schemes, custom decors and state-of-the-art technologies.
7. The New York Edition
The New York Edition’s 273 unique guest rooms and suites have oak floors and dark oak-panelled foyers evoking the atmosphere of a cozy, private residential entrance. Large windows capture beautiful city views, ranging from a close-up view of Madison Square Park to the world-famous Empire State Building.
8. Refinery Hotel
Throughout the 12-storey Refinery Hotel, the 197 beautiful, elegant and custom-furnished guest rooms reference the industrial past of the site of this establishment. Each room has dark brushed oak hardwood floors, a walk-in rain shower and Wi-Fi, LCD HD TVs, and guests can also enjoy a great hotel restaurant as well as a simply stunning rooftop bar and lounge.
9. New York Hilton Midtown
Hilton’s award-winning chain of hotels are known for superior service and standards worldwide, and The New York Hilton Midtown is no exception. The hotel is located just seconds from New York’s most popular attractions and shopping destinations. Each room comes with a spacious work desk and Wi-Fi, while the hotel’s Bridges Bar provides another classy amenity for guests.