Experience The Luxury of NYC's Finest 5-Star Hotels

May 27, 2014 by     No Comments    Posted under: Blog


 Bryant Park in New York City from Stuck in Customs

Bryant Park in New York City from Stuck in Customs

Sleepless in Seattle? Gossip Girl? The Wolf of Wallstreet? Serendipity? Do these movies ring a bell? Among many, many more movies, all  these have something in common. They were all products of different stories that makes New York a magnificent place!

It has been the center of attention of about absolutely everything around the world, be it in movies, business, the night life, parties and the people, “The City That Never Sleeps” has definitely been a place that no one could not have heard of.

New York City is home to majestic buildings, busy streets, world-famous tourist destinations and different kinds of people. It is the center of business transactions for big names in the field as they hold their functions and meetings in the urban city. Also, here resides the richest folks in the entire world such as the heiresses and the Manhattan royalties. This city is surely a place for class and elegance to accompany such luxurious people. If you are one of these people, or one who want to experience the lives of the same, here are the most luxurious 5-Star hotels to stay at while experiencing a glamorous trip to the Big Apple.

Ritz Carlton Central Park

 The Ritz from imageinvader

The Ritz from imageinvader

The Ritz is like New York’s monument as it has been featured as one of the city’s landmarks. It is a 5-star hotel that has been constantly capturing the ageless tradition that is New York City. It has been featured as Forbes Five Star Hotel in 2014 and AAA Five Diamond Hotel. Truly, this place will satisfy that luxurious experience with its tantalizing features.

Here, you can enjoy the captivating view of Central Park, walk along the famous streets of Lincoln Center, Fifth Avenue, Broadway, Rockefeller Center and other Midtown Manhattan attractions.

Its accommodations include exclusively made classy linens, feather duvets, beds and a choice of seven types of pillows, high definition flat-panel television sets, multi-lined cordless telephones with voice mail and data line capabilities, wireless internet connection, in-room safe that accommodates laptops, complimentary morning newspaper of choice, DVD players and a library of Academy Award-winning films featuring Central Park and other children’s movies among others.

Over-sized marble restrooms with deep soaking tubs and a separate glass-walled showers are also available in each room. In these restrooms are lighted make-up mirrors, luxurious Asprey bath amenities and hair driers.

Apart from its lavish rooms, the hotel also has conference and meeting function rooms which offer conference concierge, audio-visual equipment, shipping and receiving services, wireless internet access, security services, electrical services and a wide array of entertainment to satisfy the guests with high-class treatment for special gatherings.

Other amenities of this magnificent hotel is The Ritz-Carlton Spa which has an uplifting oasis to help guests rejuvenate, de-stress, and pamper themselves with age-defying science and skin-care capabilities. Another perk of the hotel is the Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge where guests can enjoy their drinks while having a breathtaking view of New York’s cityscape from the hotel’s second floor. They also have a fitness center, 24-hour in-room dining, an available multi-lingual concierge, limousine service upon request and valet parking without in/out privileges.

For bookings and reservations, click here.

The St. Regis New York Hotel

 NYC: The St. Regis Hotel from wallyg

NYC: The St. Regis Hotel from wallyg

The St. Regis New York has been known for its glamorous characteristics as it is where you will be served by a world-famous New York chef, John DeLucie and its dramatically renovated and redesigned guest rooms, suites and public  room with a touch of class.

Their rooms are stylish, rich in color schemes, textured fabric walls, luxurious fabrics and leather details, marble tiled entryways, custom furniture, equipped with modern technologies and has an extensive art program where photographs of New York City taken by Janet Arsdale and Hampton Hall are featured.

Its restaurant, King Cole Bar, is served by John DeLucie where downtown chic and uptown sophistication are catered with modern glamour into the hotel’s rich culinary legacy and offering a lively dining experience.

For bookings and reservations, click here.

Langham Palace Fifth Avenue

 Dakota Building, Central Park y West Cen from Pablo F. J.

Dakota Building, Central Park y West Cen from Pablo F. J.

Located in the heart of Manhattan along with the most attractive building in New York City, The Empire State Building, lies the Langham Palace of Fifth Avenue. It has been recognized as one of the best-designed 5-star hotel in New York City where its accommodations have spacious and luxurious bedroom residences of about 420 x 1905 feet squared area. Unlike most hotels, the Langham Palace has an apartment-like accommodation where its suites have tailored furnishings, finest materials and has a picturesque view of the Manhattan skyline where you would feel like you actually live there.

Its amenities include a modern designed fitness center, the all too beautiful Langham Palace Spa, the Measure Lounge where you get to relax over modern american drinks and classic cocktails, beautify yourself in the Julien Farel Salon, a 24-hour fitness center and experience culinary excellent dining at Ai Fiori.

Unique as it is, the hotel’s suites are not only for rest time but are also ideal places for intimate dinners, product launches, business meetings, and other corporate events. The suite guests are also offered personal assistants, complimentary internet access, complimentary Nespresso coffee maker, water and soft drinks, pressing of up to five items of clothing, access to the hotel’s house car and a 24-hour business center.

For bookings and reservations, click here.

Four Seasons Hotel New York

 Lobby of Four Seasons Hotel, New York Ci from Alan Light

Lobby of Four Seasons Hotel, New York Ci from Alan Light

The Four Seasons Hotel New York is the city’s finest and tallest 5-star luxury hotel. It has 368 very wide rooms and suites that are incredibly chic. Along with the hotel’s beauty, you will also get to have a whopping view of the dazzling Central Park and the city’s iconic skyline.

The hotel has a wide array of rooms and suites that have enchanting touches of handcrafted furniture, bedside controls that makes your drapes open with just a touch of a button and full-marble bathrooms. For those who would love to  bring their children to the premises, some rooms also provide toys for them to enjoy with.

The hotel also houses the Arcadia Gallery which is located at the lobby. It is where you can see the works of Michele Harvey, Daniel Sprick and other contemporary artists.

The Avakian Boutique on the other hand is the city’s most exceptional jewelery boutiques. They feature pieces crafted and designed with emeralds, diamonds, rubies or jades chosen by the owner himself which is truly incomparable.

Fine dining may also be enjoyed in the hotel as The Garden restaurant which is designed with real Acacia trees surrounding every table and gives your dining experience like you were having a meal at the forest. The Bar is available throughout the day as well where you get to enjoy a drink of house-infused vodka, an expertly mixed martini or a single malt, whichever you prefer.

Other facilities in this hotel include a fitness center where you get to sweat it out in modern exercise machines or simply indulge yourself in the sauna or whirlpool. The luxury spa also provides a well-earned treatment where you get to relax from the urban life and busy day. Lastly, there is also a Business Center where you can keep  tabs on your agendas, negotiate business deals or meet deadlines. This facility offers faxing, printing and internet connection availability.

For bookings and reservations, click here.

Morgans Hotel New York

 The Morgans, New York City from Bill on Capitol Hill

The Morgans, New York City from Bill on Capitol Hill

Located in Madison Avenue in the Big Apple, this Andree Putman designed building awed the world with its distinguishing designs that gave tremendous reinterpretation of the first “boutique hotel” that propels Morgan’s essence without changing its distinct character. The hotel is also conveniently located  just steps to Grand Central Station, The Morgan Library Museum and Macy’s Herald Square which are three of the city’s tourist hot spots.

The hotel has a wide array of accommodations to choose from such as standard, superior two twin beds, superior queen, loft, one bedroom suite, deluxe suite, balcony suite, window suite, two-bedroom suite and best of all, the penthouse.

The penthouse, named as Manhattan Penthouse at Morgans, is absolutely incredible! If you choose to stay there, you will get to have your own kitchen, own greenhouse, media room, two terraces with magnificent views of the city and a dramatic spiral staircase. The room also has custom-designed lamp, Compas dans l’Oeil and adaptable and modular sofa.

There also lies the Reserve at Morgans where you get a modern take on a classical NY hotel bar that takes you to a journey through time offering classic hospitality to Madison Avenue through dexterly-crafted cocktails. Drinks offered here include 120 varieties of Scotch, aged and rare brown liquors, Bourbon, Whiskey and an innovative list of customized cocktails highlighted by 216 versions of the “old Fashioned”, commonly known as the original cocktail.

The hotel also has a Fitness Center where modern exercise equipment are accessible with your room key and sweat it out starting from five in the morning through ten in the evening.

Its function rooms have a capacity of at least 12 persons to 65 where you get to enjoy your planned meetings, conventions and the sort.

For bookings and reservations, click here.

JW Marriott Essex House New York Hotel

 Part of the pool at the JW Marriott from Roystan

Part of the pool at the JW Marriott from Roystan

As one of the landmarks of New York itself and served as an iconic Central Park Hotel, the JW Marriott Essex House New York Hotel has definitely proven itself as one of the finest five-star hotels in the strip. Its ornate gilded doors and rich would paneling are simply amazing works of art. This hotel have accommodations that have contemporary feel and are both comfortable and lavish at the same time. Located at the heart of New York City, its neighboring attractions include the Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Theater District, Columbus Circle, and world-class shopping on luxurious boutiques.

The hotel is home to the Beaux Arts Grand Salon which is absolutely the perfect setting for weddings, South Gate where you enjoy locally-sourced menu such as tapas and small bites complimented by a generous selection of libations and specialty cocktails, a full-service business center, a fitness center and spa services by PRIMP.

Its services and amenities include buffet breakfast, coffee in the lobby, concierge desk, continental breakfast, local dinner delivery, room service, safe deposit boxes in the front desk and shoe shine.

The room amenities include air conditioning, alarm clocks, bottled water, cribs if you’re taking your little ones with you, electrical adapters, individual climate control, iron and ironing board, luxurious beddings, pull out sofa bed and a safe. Its bathrooms have bathrobes, hair dryer and separate tub and shower. Along with these are CD players, colored television sets, a mini-bar and Plug In Panel.

For bookings and reservations, click here.

Intercontinental New York Times Square Hotel

 Hotel Intercontinental Time Square New Y from garybembridge

Hotel Intercontinental Time Square New Y from garybembridge

The Intercontinental New York Time Square Hotel is located at the heart of Time Square where it makes it easily accessible for business or pleasure travelers to Broadwat, Manhattan’s theater, dining, fashion and business districts.

The 36-storey hotel houses 607 guest rooms, 4 suites, 307 single-bedded rooms and 240 double-bedded rooms with 24 hour room service. Designed with a details like that of a stylish Manhattan residence that give vivid views with floor-to-ceiling windows , these accommodations have cable or satellite colored TV, in room video games, stereo, video review, phones and faxes, desk, standard internet service, dressing room, coffee maker, mini bar and closets among other things. Its spa-inspired bathrooms accented by midnight blue mosaic tile along with a private bathroom and bathrobes are sure to make you feel relaxed.

There also lies a business space for guests who wish to hold their events at the Intercontinental including the Gotham Ballroom. These rooms include 35mm slide projectors, cable modems, DVD players, digital projectors, flip chart and markers, stage lights, whiteboard, overhead projector, microphone, laser disc, lectern, group and event packages and four sales and meeting professionals on site.

The hotel’s restaurant, the Ca Va Brasserie is served by the famous chef Todd English. This restaurant has a modern twist on the traditional brasserie serving all the meals throughout the day as well as a pre-theater dining menu.

The Lounge at Intercontinenal New York Times Square is the the ideal place to spend that comfy and intimate atmosphere as you are situated by a magnificent fireplace. It is where guests go for a pre-theater light meal or cocktail.

For bookings and reservations, click here.

Tribeca Grand Hotel New York

 Tribeca Grand Hotel from zio Paolino

Tribeca Grand Hotel from zio Paolino

The Tribeca Grand Hotel New York is situated at a neighborhood where Manhattan’s wealthiest live. The surrounding attractions include the most exclusive restaurants, boutiques and galleries. What more to compliment the lavish neighborhood than this magnificently designed 5-star luxury hotel that has a distinct architectural design and incomparable beauty?

As you enter the premises of this lavish hotel, you will be greeted by a spacious central atrium where the famous Church Bar is located. Here, drinks and cocktails are offered to both guests and New York’s locals.

The hotel’s mid-century modern designed 201 rooms and suites feature custom furnishings and high end fixtures, Egyptian cotton bed and bath linen, have flat-screen television sets, all-day concierge and room service, Sony Sound Docks, designer toiletries, digital safe, DVD player and library, high-speed internet access, Apple’s chic line of digital lifestyle products like iPads, iMacs and iPods.

Adjacent to the neighborhood’s classy characteristic, the hotel offers private screening room and curated film series as guests automatically feel that Tribeca Grand truly deserves to be named as one of the best luxury hotels in the city.

Other facilities of the hotel include a fitness room with wellness equipment bi Techno Gym and, the famous Church Lounge which is designed to cater to the ultimate in sophisticated downtown socializing with an American menu designed exclusively by the hotel’s chefs to signature cocktails of New York City.

For bookings and reservations, click here.

Peninsula New York Hotel

 NYC: The Peninsula from wallyg

NYC: The Peninsula from wallyg

Situated at Fifth Avenue where the city’s most prestigious entertainment, cultural and shopping district is located and is likewise within a walk away from Rockefeller Center, Central Park, historic museums, Broadway theaters and excellent restaurants is the Peninsula.

With over nine rooms and suites to choose from, among the best is the Peninsula Suite. It is the ultimate premiere accommodation in New York. It features the stunning picturesque views of the city comprising six rooms including a wide-area of bedroom and bathroom, dining room with a kitchen, lavish living room, study, second bathroom and bedroom and a guest powder room, you are sure to feel like a royal. You are also given the freedom to choose your own luxurious linens to accompany your exclusively designed bed, provided a round-trip airport transfers in the hotel’s made to order BMW 7-series, iPad and premium liquors and beverages. Also, with a 80-inch LCD television set including unlimited high definition movies-on-demand, premium cable channels and a Blu-Ray 3D player, you would never ever want to leave this hotel!

Clement is the hotel’s restaurant which offers a dining experience that combines traditional and modern elegance of sophisticated dining at any time of the day with contemporary american cuisine. Its Bar offers wines by the glass, a light menu and cocktails.

There also lies a Gotham Lounge where an afternoon tea is mostly enjoyed or go up the rooftop bar and terrace, Salon de Ning as you enjoy a drink or two while gazing at New York’s cityscape, a pool, a sun terrace, Vu Hair New York which is a luxurious parlor for the guests who need pampering, a fitness center, and The Peninsula Spa where therapeutic spa treatments are offered.

For bookings and reservations, click here.

 



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