5. Ritz-Carlton Central Park
With a townhouse style, the tower on Central Park feels like a quiet, peaceful place in contrast with the tumult outside. The rooms offer inspiring views of the Central Park with great features for comfort. At the La Prairie Spa you can move into a world of comfort and leave your daily concerns behind.
4. The Plaza
On the corner of the 5th Avenue and Central Park South there is a New York landmark, it’s called The Plaza. The Beaux Arts-style hotel offers sophisticated and elegant rooms with period decors and chandeliers. A fabulous breakfast is served in The Great Gatsby inspired Palm Court.
3. Four Seasons Hotel
Designed by master architect I. M. Pei this postmodern tower of honey-tinged limestone greets you in a breathtaking lobby with marble floors and onyx ceiling. In it’s soundproof rooms, fabrics of neutral tones and creamy sycamore wood are found along marble bathrooms and soaking tubs. A classy retreat of equanimity.
2. Mandarin Oriental
This exciting and modern Asian-inspired hotel neighboring Central Park offers charming city view. Spacious rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows are furnished with 1940s-inspired desks and paintings of New York bridges. The amethyst-crystal steam bath is a unique feature of a lush urban spa. On the 35th floor, Asiate offers contemporary Asian cuisine.
1. The Peninsula
This oasis of Manhattan with it’s Beaux Arts style, limestone carvings and Doric columns is one of the greats. Grandiose executive suites await you after a day in the Big Apple. The Salon de Ning bar on the rooftop with it’s 1930s Shanghai air, is top-class. The Sun Terrace overlooking Central Park extends on 2700 square foot and the service is irreproachable.