The following luxury hotels in New York have received excellent ratings from former clients over the past 12 months.
Updated: July 31, 2015
With a chic midtown setting, the Mandarin Oriental New York soars above the city, lending guests views of Central Park, the Hudson River and Manhattan’s towering skyline. A stay at the Mandarin Oriental New York places guests within walking distance to major New York attractions such as 5th Avenue, Broadway and the Lincoln Center. The hotel boasts 244 chic rooms and suites ranging in size from 800 square feet to 2,640 square feet. Guests can feel right at home with the large suites and their floor to ceiling windows to soak up views of the city. In addition to roomy guestrooms, the Mandarin Oriental includes bars and restaurants with acclaimed cuisine and cocktails and a massive 14,500 square foot spa space.
The Chatwal Hotel resides in the heart of Manhattan’s Theater District, making it easy for guests to catch a show right from the doorstep of the property. Guests are also positioned not just to take advantage of Broadway performances but also to experience Times Square and Rockefeller Center from the iconic Midtown Manhattan address. Originally opened in 1905 as a clubhouse for America’s first professional theater organization, the property has since been restored and modernized. Guestrooms and suites hold on to the past, lending a piece of the golden age of travel. Amenities include butler services, private bars and 400 thread count Frette linens.
The W New York-Union Square hotel occupies a landmark 1911 Beaux Arts building. Across 270 guestrooms and 26 suites, guests are treated to artistic details merging with traditional elements. Amenities include breathtaking views of Union Square, W beds with 350 thread count sheets, Bliss bath products and plush robes. In addition, the W New York Union Square offers a 24 hour gym and in room spa treatments for guests. The hotel ideally positions for exploring New York icons as it sits at the intersection of uptown and downtown in Union Square. Just beyond the hotel, guests can explore the Metronome, Union Square Greenmarket and shopping along Madison and 5th Avenue.
Transfixed at a crossroads of culture and commerce, the Benjamin appreciates its Midtown East location. Guests can explore New York’s top attractions right from the hotel such as Grand Central, the MoMa, Rockefeller Center and 5th Avenue shops. What began in 1927 as the Hotel Beverly, The Benjamin relishes in its past. The Beaux Arts building is the work of famed architect Emery Roth. The Benjamin has been redesigned since its 1920s beginnings to have a residential feel with spacious guestrooms and suites. Guests can enjoy luxuries like a pillow menu, marble bathrooms, an onsite spa, fitness center and the signature restaurant The National.
Perched on a quiet cobblestone street in SoHo, the Crosby Street hotel features 86 contemporary style guestrooms and suites across 11 floors. Guests can appreciate Wi-Fi, flat screen televisions and spacious and light spaces thanks to floor to ceiling windows. The Crosby Street Hotel sweetens stays with a fully equipped gym, meeting and event spaces and a luxurious screening room. The hotel boasts a unique rooftop kitchen as well. Guests are placed right in the heart of SoHo and on the verge of the NoLita neighborhood. The area crowds with plenty of attractions to keep a visitor to New York busy with shopping, bars, restaurants and galleries just outside the hotel.