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Top 9 New York City Luxury Hotels

Indulge your taste for the finer things at these luxurious NYC hotels


New York City boasts some of the most fabulous hotels in the world. Each of these New York City luxury hotels offers a variety of amenities and services that are sure to make your New York City vacation luxurious.

(New York luxury hotels listed below are in alphabetical order.)

1. Four Seasons Hotel New York

A Four Seasons Hotel sign is seen November 6, 2006 in New York City
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All of the 364 guest rooms at the Four Seasons Hotel feature sitting areas, king-sized beds (or 2 twins) and large marble bathrooms. The Four Seasons Hotel has a luxury spa and fully equipped fitness facility, as well as several restaurants on location. The concierge is known for being very courteous and helpful.

  • Address: 57 East 57th Street
  • Telephone: 888-819-5053, 212-758-5700
  • Neighborhood: Midtown East (Map)
  • Subway: N/R/W to 59th Street/Fifth Avenue
  • Price Range: $450 - $2100
  • Website: http://www.fourseasons.com/newyorkfs/

2. Hotel Plaza Athénée

Located on a quiet residential block, this is a great choice if you enjoy the shopping and museums of the Upper East Side. The Hotel Plaza Athénée is within walking distance of the MoMA, the Frick Collection & the Whitney Museum. The hotel boasts 24-hour concierge & room service and features twice-daily maid service & Belgian linens.

3. New York Palace

New York Palace Hotel
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One of New York City's larger luxury hotels, the New York Palace has nearly 900 rooms housed in the landmark 1882 Villard Houses and a 55 story tour. Across the street from St. Patrick's Cathedral, the New York Palace is well located for exploring midtown. In addition to a spa and fitness center, the hotel is home to Le Cirque 2000.

  • Address: 455 Madison Ave.
  • Telephone: 212-888-7000
  • Neighborhood: Midtown East (Map)
  • Subway: F/B/D/Q at 47th/50th Streets/Rockefeller Center.
  • Price Range: $225 - $1600
  • Website: http://www.newyorkpalace.com/

4. The Peninsula-New York

The Peninsula-New York is housed in a 23-story 1905 Beaux-arts building and aims to reflect its elegant history throughout the hotel, with the addition of many modern conveniences. The hotel is unique in that it is one of New York City's few hotels with a pool, and it also has a full-service spa on location.

5. Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park

The only AAA Five Diamond resort in Manhattan, the Ritz-Carlton offers guests seeking luxury accommodations attentive service and world-class comforts. Overlooking the New York Harbor, many guestrooms offer impressive views, but even if your room doesn't overlook the harbor, the Rise Bar offers well poured drinks and an amazing view of the harbor at sunset.

6. Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park

Located on Central Park South, the Ritz Carlton is well-located for pleasure or business in New York City. Traditional guest rooms and suites are all generously sized (400 sq. ft.) & feature luxurious beds with Frette linens & marble baths. Service at the hotel is highly-regarded and though the prices match the level of luxury, you'll feel truly taken care of.

7. St. Regis Hotel

The St. Regis Hotel is housed in a 1904 beaux arts landmark building in Midtown and guest rooms are decorated with Louis XIV style furniture, chandeliers and more. The 256 room luxury hotel has twelve non-smoking floors and a variety of luxury amenities, including everything from robes and slippers to 24-hour butler service.

  • Address: Two East 55th Street
  • Telephone: 888-895-9400, 212-753-4500
  • Neighborhood: Midtown (Map)
  • Subway: E/V to 53rd Street/5th Avenue
  • Price Range: $550 - $1400

8. Trump International Hotel & Tower

If you stay at the Trump International Hotel, you can count many celebrities among your fellow visitors and residents. Located on Columbus Circle, the hotel is well located for visitors interested in Lincoln Center, shopping & Fifth Avenue attractions. Guest rooms, as well as one and two bedrooms suites with kitchenettes are available.

  • Address: One Central Park West
  • Phone: 1-888-44-TRUMP
  • Neighborhood: Midtown West (Map)
  • Subway: A/D, B/D or 1 to Columbus Circle
  • Price Range: $399 - $1575
  • Website: http://www.trumpintl.com/

9. The Waldorf=Astoria

Waldorf=Astoria Night Exterior

The Waldorf=Astoria has a long-standing tradition of providing luxury and comfort to guests, ever since it opened in 1893. When the Waldorf=Astoria first opened in its current location in 1931, it was the world's largest and tallest hotel. Offering an extensive array of amenities to guests, the Waldorf=Astoria continues its luxurious history.

  • Address: 301 Park Avenue
  • Phone: 212-355-3000, 800-WALDORF
  • Neighborhood: Midtown East (Map)
  • Subway: E/V to 51st Street/Lexington
  • Price Range: $219 - $899
  • Website: http://www.waldorfnewyork.com/

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