Flight to New York City Hotels
Housed in a historic, turn-of-the-century building in Midtown Manhattan, Ace Hotel is home to 258 bedrooms, all tastefully furnished to provide modern comforts. However bustling the lobby gets, the hotel is a respite from New York's mayhem — full of local art, thoughtful details and the best beds in the universe. Ace Hotel is an ideal place of stay for travelers seeking charm, comfort and convenience in New York.
Insider Tip: Have a taste of New York's best coffee from the hotel's in-house Stumptown Coffee Roasters.
Located in midtown, Hudson New York is just steps from Central Park, Columbus Circle Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Time Warner Center and the theater district. Born from the innovative vision of design impresario Philippe Starck, this luxury boutique hotel is energetic, beautiful, and architecturally unpredictable.
Insider Tip: Head to Hudson Common, a modern-day beer hall and burger joint with nightly entertainment, for a classic New Yorker experience. Also, try Hudson Lodge (open seasonally), New York's first urban ski-resort themed bar filled with authentic taxidermy, faux-fur throws, and sheep-skin pillows.
The Plaza Hotel offers 282 distinctive guestrooms, including 102 suites, which boast the largest square footage of any luxury hotel in New York City. While traditions remain, such as the opulent grandeur of the Beaux Arts décor and the superb ambience of the legendary Palm Court, New York’s premier destination for Afternoon Tea; exciting new offerings include the elegant Champagne Bar and stylish Rose Club, as well as the acclaimed Todd English Food Hall and The Plaza Food Hall. Old world luxury and elegance are complemented by discreet placement of the latest technology thoughtfully integrated throughout each room, bringing you HD TV and high-speed Wi-Fi.
Insider Tip: Make reservations, communicate directly with the Concierge, check airline schedules and print boarding passes with the iPad provided in every room.
The beautiful and newly built 197-room hotel offers custom furnishings with Wi-Fi, i-Home docking stations, flat-screen LCD HD TVs, full cable and mini bar - all of which exude an atmosphere of total comfort and harmony. Features include Communal areas, prohibition-style “tea” lounge, world-class silver coffee trailer, and a state-of-the-art fitness room.
Insider Tip: Have dinner or drinks at the Refinery Rooftop and dine with the best view of the Empire State Building.
Recapturing a bohemian era rife with artists and poetry is The Jade. With its Georgian-style lower facade, elegant lunette windows and sunken lobby with fireplace, the 113-room hotel blends in with the neighbourhood’s grand townhouses. Art Deco-inspired guestrooms in blue, gold and crimson are decked out with Macassar ebony desks and vintage rotary phones, while the black-and-white tiled bathrooms feature products from nearby apothecary C.O. Bigelow.
Insider Tip: Bookworms should head to the hotel’s library alcove, where they can bury their noses in early-edition tomes from celebrated local authors from W.H. Auden to Mark Twain.
In a burgeoning neighbourhood once named NoMad (North of Madison Square Park) stands the striking circa-1903 Beaux-Arts (a neoclassical style) building that is home to the NoMad Hotel. Appointed like a quirkily lavish Parisian mansion, the 168 art-filled guestrooms hark to the past with velvet and damask, mahogany French writing desks and vintage Persian rugs. Selected rooms feature a free-standing claw-foot bathtub overlooking the skyline.
Insider Tip: At the bar, turn to the “Dark-Spirited” section of the menu and order an Old Alhambra with creme de cacao, sherry, vermouth and Scotch.
For business travellers craving proximity to the financial district, Conrad New York will certainly do. Featuring 463 luxury suites with an average of over 430 sq-ft of room space, the hotel's guestrooms come with a distinct character enhanced with all amenities you expect from a resort of its class. Beyond the soaring atrium lobby, neutral-toned rooms with light wood accents, rain showers — and for those lucky enough — hypnotic Hudson River views, offer sanctuary from all-day meetings.
Insider Tip: Wander in Vintry Fine Wines, New York’s most beautiful wine shop located near the hotel, to peruse the 3,000-bottle-strong collection.
Tucked away on a quiet Upper West Side street, this historic Beaux Arts-meets-Art Nouveau-inspired property features original 20th century highlights like mosaics, intricately carved wooden doors and lofty ceilings. But fresh off a multi-million dollar renovation, it also brims with contemporary appeal. Each of the 230 revamped guestrooms is designed to resemble posh New York apartments, bathed in soft hues of red, chocolate and white, with dark wood floors and Frette linens.
Insider Tip: For a sublime Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip cookie, walk three blocks south to tiny, aromatic Levain Bakery.
In 1901 it was a barrel-making cooperage, and today it’s the Wythe, one of New York’s most vibrant hotels. Located in the Brooklyn neighbourhood of Williamsburg, it is set in a brick building topped with a contrasting glass cube, the site of the terrace bar. Throughout the 72-room hotel, references to its industrial past are plentiful, with original high timber ceilings, custom beds crafted from reclaimed pine and exposed brick walls. Pedestal bathtubs and floor-to-ceiling windows in the lofts make an upgrade worthwhile.
Insider Tip: Reynard, Wythe Hotel’s eclectic modern American restaurant, is mobbed nightly with hotel guests and locals eager to try dishes such as tilefish with mushroom, cabbage, sea urchin and pork broth.