Travel Spotlight: 10 of our Favorite Luxury Hotels in Manhattan

From by Jarone Ashkenazi
Travel Spotlight: 10 of our Favorite Luxury Hotels in Manhattan

Along with going to a show on Broadway, shopping on Fifth Avenue and strolling through Central Park, if you are looking for an ideal NYC, you have to stay in a top hotel in Manhattan. With a plethora of options to choose from all the way from Lower Manhattan to the Upper East and West Sides, hotels in the city offer luxurious accommodations with breathtaking views. When looking for a top luxurious suite or penthouse with the best cityscape or views of Central Park, here are 10 of the top luxury hotels with one-of-a-kind suite offerings.

The Mark HotelPhoto Credit: Scott Frances

The Mark Hotel

Located on New York’s Upper East Side in a beautiful 1927 landmark building, The Mark Hotel is housed at the corner of Madison Avenue and 77th Street. Along with 106 Rooms, 50 Suites and one Penthouse, some of the featured amenities and services at the hotel include: the Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges, Frederic Fekkai Salon at The Mark, 24-hour check-in and 24-hour shopping at Bergdorf Goodman. The 12,000-square-foot, five-bedroom Penthouse (price is $75,000/night) is spread out over two floors and is billed as the largest hotel penthouse suite in the country. With five bedrooms, six bathrooms and a dining room that can seat 24 people, along with a conservatory and library lounge and full-sized kitchen, the Penthouse also has a 2,500-square-foot rooftop terrace offering stunning views of New York. 25 E 77th St, New York, NY 10075 (212) 744-4300

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Four Seasons Hotel New York

Just steps from Central Park and Madison Avenue shopping, Four Seasons Hotel New York recently underwent a $120 million renovation personally overseen by visionary hotelier and design innovator Ty Warner. The modern-deco landmark designed by IM Pei features a number of luxe features like a Rolls-Royce house car for short trips around the city, a world-class spa and a Meals in the Sky private dining experience for those staying in certain studios and suites. Featuring four cantilevered glass balconies and encompassing 4,300-square-foot, the Ty Warner Penthouse takes over the 52nd floor of the hotel, for $50,000/night. At this one-of-a-kind penthouse, enjoy personal-training sessions and L. Raphael spa treatments, given in the suite or in the Spa, a chauffeured Rolls-Royce Phantom, dedicated guest relations manager and more. 57 E 57th St, New York, NY 10022 (212) 758-5700

The St. Regis New YorkPhoto Credit: The St. Regis New York

St. Regis Hotel

The St. Regis Hotel is a Beaux Arts classic landmark built by Colonel John Jacob Astor IV in 1904 and houses the King Cole Bar which was the birthplace of the Red Snapper, also known as the Bloody Mary, in the 1930s. Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan, the Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond hotel offers 16 types of rooms and suites with all guests having access to childcare services, a newly renovated fitness center, the signature 24-hour butler service, the St. Regis Bentley and more. The 3,000-square-foot Presidential Suite ($35,000/night) features a full kitchen and formal dining room along with Waterford crystal chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows that look out on Fifth Avenue and Central Park. Just as it was in 1904 when the first St. Regis hotel opened its doors, reserve a suite and enjoy a second night for just $4. 2 E 55th St, New York, NY 10022 Phone: (212) 753-4500

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Park Hyatt New York

Situated in One57, Park Hyatt New York is the global flagship hotel of the Park Hyatt brand, located across from Carnegie Hall and within walking distance to Central Park, and features 210 luxurious guestrooms. On top of 351, including Random International’s Swarm Study XI, collection-worthy pieces, the hotel allows the best local New York artists, chefs, interior and fashion designers, musicians, and collectors to showcase their specialties, providing the ultimate guest experience. Guests can enjoy Spa Nalai, a 24/7 fitness center, indoor lap swimming pool and gourmet culinary offerings at Bevy along with The Living Room bar. Spanning 2,239-square-foot, Park Hyatt New York's Presidential Suite ($30,000/night) features wall-to-wall stone flooring, floor-to-ceiling windows, a butler’s kitchen, a high-tech media system as well as a rare perspective above Central Park from the master bedroom and bath while the living room offers guests a sprawling cityscape below. 153 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019 (646) 774-1234

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The Peninsula New York

The Peninsula New York is located Midtown Manhattan, walking distance of Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue shopping, excellent restaurants, historic museums and exciting Broadway theatres. Along with 10 selections of rooms and suites, guests can enjoy their signature restaurant Clement, afternoon tea or a night cap at Gotham Lounge or toast from the spectacular rooftop bar and terrace, Salon de Ning. The Peninsula Suite, which starts at $26,000 per night, is located on the 19th floor of the hotel and is a massive 3,300 square feet suite with six rooms. Amenities include round-trip airport transfers in the hotel's bespoke BMW 7-series, premium liquors and beverages and more. This summer, starting at $165 per person and by advanced reservation only, guests and locals alike can choose from a variety of carefully crafted three-course menus at the Sun Terrace, a garden oasis restaurant on the 21st floor rooftop. 700 5th Ave, New York, NY 10019 (212) 956-2888

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Lotte New York Palace

Lotte New York Palace located in Midtown East Manhattan, is just a block away from iconic landmarks St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Rockefeller Center. The hotel features 909 rooms and suites, including 176 spacious Towers accommodations, unique dining venues, and amenities include the Lotte New York Palace Spa and attending resident magician, Steve Cohen’s renowned Chamber Magic show Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m., with an additional show at 2:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Their two opulent suites Jewel Suite by Martin Katz and Champagne Suite encompass 5,000 square feet and are $25,000/night. Designed in collaboration with jewelry designer Martin Katz, the three-story Jewel Suite is an extravagant triplex with jewelry displays, like the two-story “cascading crystal” chandelier, valued in excess of $1.5 million. With a fully-stocked wine cage and 29-foot-wide mural by French artists Alex et Marine, the three-story Champagne Suite offers two-story views of iconic Midtown Manhattan and winding marble staircase. From June 22-August 30, 2017, the hotel is also offering a Summer Like a Local package which provides a curated NYC summer itinerary for local activities, a Palace tote bag with sunglasses, and discounted room rates. 455 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022 (212) 888-7000

The Pierre New York, A Taj HotelPhoto Credit: The Pierre New York, A Taj Hotel

The Pierre, A Taj Hotel

The Pierre, A Taj Hotel is the only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond property on Manhattan’s Upper East Side which is located adjacent to Central Park and just steps from Fifth and Madison Avenue boutiques offering truly luxurious signature amenities. Some of the highlights include:complimentary Jaguar house car, an on-site 24-hour valet and hand-laundry services, a one-hour on site pressing service and an onsite spa therapist upon request for treatments, either in room or in Serenity Suite. Accommodations include the Classic, City View, Park View, Grand Suites and the luxurious Tata Suite, with pricing starting at $20,000/night. Perched on the 39th floor, this 1,980-square-foot suite gives guests exquisite Central Park and Manhattan views with the option to combine with other rooms and suites to offer six bedrooms under one key, creating a completely private rental on the entire 39th floor of The Pierre. 2 E 61st St, New York, NY 10065 (212) 838-8000

The Carlyle, A Rosewood HotelPhoto Credit: The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel

Carlyle Hotel

Built in 1930, The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has been a mainstay in Manhattan’s elegant Upper East Side, just one-block from Central Park. The 35-story, 190 rooms and suite hotel is home to the celebrated Café Carlyle, a one of a kind cabaret style experiences in an intimate setting, and the legendary Bemelmans Bar, where guests can enjoy nightly jazz and cabaret shows by a variety of celebrated artists. Along with the Sisley-Paris spa, the only Sisley branded spa in North America, a plethora of first-class services are offered to guests. Their Empire Suite ($20,000/night) is a 2,600-square-foot three-bedroom duplex located on floors 28 and 29 that affords guests unlimited use of the health club, butler service and several luxe in-room amenities. Valid through September 4, 2017, the hotel is offering their More Rosewood promotion which allows guests to stay an extra night at the hotel for free based on which room purchased. 35 E 76th St, New York, NY 10021 (212) 744-1600

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Mandarin Oriental, New York

The Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, New York is located in the Time Warner Center and features a contemporary design coupled with Mandarin Oriental’s legendary hospitality. Located 280 feet above ground level, the 244 spacious, elegant guestrooms and suites all feature breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline, Central Park or the Hudson River. Some of the hotels features include a five-star spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center and 75-foot lap pool and signature restaurant, Asiate which offers modern American. For guests looking to step-up their experience, try their 2,640-square-foot Presidential Suite which starts at $19,000/night. 80 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10023 (212) 805-8800

Baccarat Hotel New YorkPhoto Credit: Baccarat Hotel New York

Baccarat Hotel New York

Baccarat Hotel New York features 114 guest rooms and suites and glamorous second-story lobby salons and bar. Located across the street from the Museum of Modern Art and centrally in between Rockefeller Center and Central Park, guests can enjoy amenities like an indoor pool, a variety of afternoon tea presentations including a vegan option, the first Spa de La Mer in the country, and a chauffeured joy ride anywhere within 15 blocks of the hotel in the property's vintage Citroën DS. Suite guests can also receive a complimentary hair blowout en-suite (5-7pm) courtesy of Paul Labrecque Salon The 1,780-squrae-foot Baccarat Suite ($18,000/night) comes with a dedicated team of hosts, Baccarat keepsake welcome gift and complimentary airport transfers. The hotel is also is running summer specials from July 1 through Labor Day, which include rates starting at $647 per night, and a third night free promotion is also offered. 28 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019 (212) 790-8800