We continue our monthly journey across the world’s most popular in terms of visits, interesting and outstanding cities. This month we have decided to look deeper into one of the most diverse, multi-cultured and dynamic cities in the world – New York, also known as Big Apple, a never sleeping city that is also amongst the world’s most popular destinations (16,7 million international visitors in 2018). At its heart lies Manhattan, which is financial and commercial center of the city, also a district that has luxury hotels which are arguably one of the best in the world. With all the variety that New York offers, you should find a luxury five-star hotel that can help you take in the city with comfort. Here we have picked out 5 best hotels for you to stay in. Have a look!
Rooms from $610/night
Luxe from $1800/night
A modern and exciting Asian-inspired hotel in the Time Warner Center has exquisite city views. The Mandarin Oriental New York is one of the rare hotels in Manhattan that offers guests rooms overlooking Central Park or rooms overlooking the Hudson River (park views are slightly more expensive). Guests are welcome to its superb spa which is one of only two Forbes Five-Star spas in Manhattan (the other is the Peninsula New York Spa).
Park Hyatt New York
Rooms from $790/ night
Luxe from $1500/night
This luxury hotel is located in one of the classier and trendier locations in New York, as Carnegie Hall is just down the street, and you take a short stroll to either Central Park or Times Square. The hotel goes for a soothing and neutral atmosphere with earthy beige and brown shades dominating the decorations. For the ultimate bliss, shoot up to the upper floors to the spa, watch New York’s iconic skyline from the massive floor to ceiling windows.
Plaza Hotel New York City
Rooms from $600/night
Luxe from $950/night
This is an independent hotel in a city that is predominantly ruled by large corporations and conglomerates. The location of the hotel is about as well-connected as you could possibly expect. Located on Grand Army Plaza, you can literally treat Central Park as your own personal backyard. This boutique hotel is quite favored by European travelers and celebrities alike. This year hotel celebrates 111 years of excellence, which is a great opportunity to use special offers and enjoy unique experience.
Four Seasons Downtown New York
Rooms from $500/night
Luxe from $1150/night
Found at the crossroads of TriBeCa and the financial district, and only minutes from SoHo, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Hudson River, staying here means you’re in a prime spot to make the most of the city, whether you’re here for work or leisure. Wolfgang Puck has opened an outpost of his famous CUT Steakhouse and lounge on the ground floor of the hotel with a seductive vibe cultivated by designer Jacques Garcia.
Room from $690/night
Luxe from $1340/night
The first hotel from France’s eponymous, centuries-old crystal brand, the Baccarat is a sophisticated and refreshingly modish alternative to Midtown Manhattan’s more venerable high-end retreats. Chevalier must be one of the best hotel restaurants in New York, offering a sophisticated fine-dining experience. Indeed, there are nearly 15,000 pieces of Baccarat stemware found throughout the hotel, along with other crystal fixtures which usually retail for over $1,000 a piece.
Now that we have looked through some of the places for your stay in, now it’s time to take you through restaurants that are definitely worth your visit. Besides having its world-class museums, monuments, and theaters, New York boasts some of the finest dining establishments in the world. From fast-casual fried chicken to the freshest seafood platters and Caribbean from a classically French cuisine, we’ve got wide options for you to consider. Here are few restaurants that you should visit while you are in the city. Please remember that it’s just a small part of what New York can offer you, if you have something else in your mind, do not hesitate to let us now, our specialist will consider your wishes and will come up with the best solution for your stay in every city of the world.
Cuisine: Contemporary French
Chef Daniel Boulud leads more than 30 meticulously-trained cooks to prepare seasonal cuisine. In 2010 Daniel was awarded the three-star Michelin award shared by only five other Manhattan restaurants. Daniel offers a variety of experiences from the tasting menu in the grand dining room, delectable cocktails in the intimate bar as well as private events in the private dining room.
Cuisine: Seafood, French
Ever since the Michelin Guide started sending undercover reporters to New York, Le Bernardin has scored the top, triple-star rating.Both lunch and dinner are flawlessly presented, and the seven-course tasting menu is exceptional. Art fans will love the decor, as the quality of the art pieces give the experience of dining in an art gallery rather than in a restaurant.
Serves up a unique blend of classic and contemporary American cuisine, with chef John Greeley’s menus highlighting locally sourced produce and ingredients.The legendary Prohibition-era Wine Cellar lined with celebrity bottles and hidden behind a heavy stone trapdoor. ‘21’ Club has played host to many notables, from U.S. Presidents to Frank Sinatra to George Clooney and many others, and it’s been featured in more New York films than any other restaurant.
You probably wonder why we chose photo of Chef instead on restaurant interior, answer is simple – it’s all about the Chef. Forget about ordering from a menu as Chef Masa Takayama creates dishes and serves guests as he pleases. The three-Michelin star chef does consider your personal tastes, however, waiting for your response with a first taste of his sushi (the most expensive in the world according to Forbes) before tailoring the rest of your meal.
The Aviary NYC
Experimental cocktail bar
The experts of cocktails have landed in this spectacular 35th-floor lounge, with their sweeping views of Central Park and midtown. There are à la carte offerings for nibbling, a tasting menu of small plate items, a pairings menu or an eight-course Kitchen Table menu.