The 5 Best Hotels in Manhattan
Looking for a place to stay in Manhattan? We have chosen the best hotels for you to enjoy luxury, comfort, a good view of the city and the finest service, everything you can expect from a 5-starred inn. We assure you will never forget your visit to the heart of New York.
1. Four Seasons Hotel
This hotel creates the impression of walking into a museum as you enter the lobby, designed by IM Pei with marble floors, colossal pillars and soaring ceilings. Aside from its stylish design, the location is perfect to explore the city, it is a few steps from Central Park and the Fifth Avenue. Because of this there’s a chance to get great views from the park in north facing rooms above the 40th floor. In regard to dining you can take delight in two in-house restaurants: Ty Lounge, which serves cocktails, bar bites and Asian inspired dishes; and The Garden Restaurant, offering American cuisine in a cozy atmosphere with tall acacia trees. Some facilities that you can expect are a luxurious spa, a vast fitness center, sauna, whirlpool and steam room. This family friendly hotel has double rooms from $775 in low season and from $1075 in high season excluding breakfast.
2. The NoMad Hotel
Located in Broadway, this hotel is set near the Empire State Building and Madison Square Park. Jacques Garcia was responsible for the design of this beaux-arts building, making you feel at home, as it is inspired in Jacques’ first apartment in Paris, combining elegance with vintage décor like retro-style mahogany desks, faded Persian rugs, framed artwork, and a 200-year old fireplace. Rooms have hardwood floors and soaring ceilings, and the bathroom is equipped with clawfoot tubs. Book one with a view of the city skyline. Their fitness center is no special thing but be ready to taste some of the best food in the on-site restaurant with Michelin-starred Chef Daniel Humm in charge or have a drink at the Library Bar to feel the New York vibe. You can get a double room for an affordable price at $395.
3. The Carlyle Hotel
Housed in a 1930s beaux arts building, the Carlyle has luxury apartment style rooms with Kiehl’s toiletries, all mod-cons and nice views of Central Park. Perfectly situated near the ‘Museum Mile’, it offers great entertainment for guests with a fitness center, spa and live jazz at the Café Carlyle, where Woody Allen plays the clarinet every Monday. You can also dine on French cuisine at the in-house restaurant or enjoy the best cocktails in Bemelmans Bar. Double rooms are from $568 in low season and $826 in high season.
4. Crosby Street Hotel
This Boutique hotel in SoHo with British design is a few steps from Chinatown, Central Park and Times Square, surrounded with various restaurants and theaters. It offers fancy rooms with luxurious furniture, warehouse-style windows and polished stone bathrooms. Some facilities are fireplaces, seating areas, a cinema, a sculpture garden and a fitness center. Also, the Crosby Bar has a wide variety of dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can find a room starting at $625 excluding breakfast.
5. The Greenwich Hotel
The Tribeca hotel owned by Robert De Niro combines Orient with Europe in a unique style through English sofas, Italian Carrara marble, Swedish beds, hand-laid Moroccan tiles and Tibetan silk rugs. Although its 88 rooms are different from one another, each one of them offer a luxurious experience with all the mod cons, if you get one on the high corner there’s a great view of the Hudson River. Besides an Italian restaurant run by renowned chef Andrew Carmellini, the hotel has a lantern-lit swimming pool and a Shibui Spa, both with a Japanese design. Book a double room for $550.
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