New York City Luxury Hotels



The Crème de la Crème of New York City’s Best

There is no shortage of New York City luxury hotels boasting Manhattan’s most decadent rooms and penthouses, city views, services, dining, spas and central locations. Many of these hotels are historical landmarks as well as famous movie and television icons. If you are ready for an all-out splurge, or if money is no object…then definitely check into one of these New York City hotels.

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New York City Luxury Hotels – Midtown East

The Plaza Hotel

5 Star Rating

From: $420

Plaza Hotel NYC

Does The Plaza really need an introduction? This classic and Hollywood famous hotel, offers 282 rooms, including 102 luxurious suites, which boast the largest square footage of any luxury hotel in New York City.

Amenities at The Plaza hotel include the world-class Shops at The Plaza, featuring exclusive luxuries and purveyors of fine food, as well as health and wellness facilities including a Caudalie Vinothérapie® Spa and Warren-Tricomi Salon.

The Four Seasons

5 Star Rating

From: $594

Four Seasons Hotel NYC

Four Seasons Hotel New York offers 368 generously sized guest rooms – including 63 suites. Select accommodations have furnished terraces with views of Central Park or the downtown skyline. The décor is contemporary and understated, featuring the finest handcrafted furniture, English sycamore panelling and imported fabrics. All accommodations offer an oval desk with two leather-upholstered chairs. Standard amenities include wired or wireless Internet access, a refrigerated private bar, CD and DVD players.


St Regis Hotel

5 Star Rating

From: $645

St. Regis Hotel NYC

Overlooking Fifth Avenue, this original 1904 Beaux Art classic landmark, is at the foremost address. As the first St. Regis, the legendary Astor family premiered a timeless legacy, today featuring 24 hour St. Regis Butler Service, an on-site florist, the historic King Cole Bar and Adour Alain Ducasse, a new signature restaurant.

The 164 guest rooms and 65 suites feature custom-made furnishings, including silk wall coverings and antiques. In 2007, The St. Regis received the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award and AAA Five Diamond Award for the 14th consecutive year.

The Peninsula Hotel

5 Star Rating

From: $695

Peninsula Hotel NYC

The Peninsula New York is a fusion of modern efficiencies and old-world grace. Contemporary fabrics, furnishings, and technology merge with many classical elements throughout the hotel. The Peninsula New York has several drinking and dining options, including Fives, the hotel’s fine dining restaurant, the intimate Bar at Fives, the elegant Gotham Lounge and the rooftop bar, Salon de Ning, with dramatic city views. The new Peninsula Spa by ESPA features 12 treatment rooms, a glass-enclosed swimming pool and fitness center.

Waldorf Astoria

5 Star Rating

From: $410

Waldorf Astoria Hotel NYC

The Waldorf Astoria and Waldorf Towers, where every U.S. President as well as hundreds of other diplomats, stays, offer 1,413 guest rooms and select suites, each featuring upscale amenities, services, and furnishings.

Occupying the upper floors of The Waldorf Astoria, The Waldorf Towers is the Luxury hotel, home to celebrities, corporate executives, royalty and every American president since Herbert Hoover. The Waldorf Towers features 181 room accommodations, including 123 configurable suites.

A discreet separate entrance located at the corner of Park Avenue, on 50th Street, enhances privacy. The luxury experience includes complimentary Continental breakfast at the Astoria Lounge.

Langham Place, Fifth Avenue

5 Star Rating

From: $995

Langham Place NYC

Langham Place Fifth Avenue (formerly the Setai) gracefully complements Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue and boldly accents New York City’s famous skyline. The Langham Fifth Avenue is a renewed celebration of sophistication and style, soaring more than 60 stories above the city. Accommodations exude the very essence of luxury and elegance. Duxiana beds, Pratesi linens, and floor-to-ceiling rain showers leave guests breathing easy, if not breathless.

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New York City Luxury Hotels – Times Square

The Knickerbocker

The Knickerbocker Hotel NYC

Newly re-opened in 2015, The Knickerbocker consistently receives rave reviews and is one of the very few luxury hotels in Times Square. The St. Cloud rooftop bar is gorgeous with phenomenal views of Times Square and the New Years Eve Ball. Anything in NYC with the name Knickerbocker (like our NY Knicks) has a long and traditional authentic NYC history associated with it and The "Knick" is no exception, having been in a historical hangout for the John D. Rockefeller and F. Scott Fitzgerald.

New York City Luxury Hotels – Upper West Side

Mandarin Oriental Hotel

5 Star Rating

From: $900

Mandarin Oriental Hotel NYC

Located high above Columbus Circle and the Time Warner Center, just steps from Central Park, 248 stylishly appointed rooms and suites reflect the oriental heritage of Mandarin Oriental while incorporating contemporary elements of New York City. Every room showcases a breathtaking view of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline, or the scenic Hudson River over which the sun sets.

Amenities include the two-level, Five-Star Spa at Mandarin Oriental, New York and award-winning signature restaurant Asiate.

Trump International Hotel

5 Star Rating

From: $556

Trump International Hotel NYC

Trump International Hotel & Tower, the only Forbes Five-Star and Five-Diamond restaurant in New York delivers the highest level of service, style, and exclusivity. The 52-story New York City hotel is just off Central Park, right at the juncture of Columbus Circle and Broadway and their Five-Star restaurant, Jean Georges, features contemporary international cuisine and was the winner of the 2009 James Beard Foundation Award for Outstanding Restaurant.

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New York City Luxury Hotels – Midtown West

Ritz Carlton Central Park

5 Star Rating

From: $895

Ritz Carlton Central Park NYC

The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park offers all the elegance and charm of a private home a few steps from Central Park. This New York City luxury hotel features 259 lavishly-appointed guestrooms, including 47 suites, and The Ritz-Carlton Club® Lounge experience for guests seeking a heightened level of luxury and privacy. In addition to superlative service and intimate surroundings, The Ritz-Carlton Club® Lounge serves five delectable culinary offerings throughout the day.

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New York City Luxury Hotels

Union Square | Gramercy | Murray Hill

Gramercy Park Hotel

5 Star Rating

From: $256

Gramercy Park Hotel New York

With over 140 rooms and 40 suites, the new Gramercy Park Hotel offers both luxurious accommodations & fine dining on historic Gramercy Park. Steps from Union Square, the hotel boasts the Medieval Rose Bar, exclusive only to guests who have booked a table with the concierge. The rooftop garden, open year-round, provides spectacular city views.

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Luxury Hotels in New York City

Financial District | Tribeca | Battery Park City

Ritz Carlton Battery Park

5 Star Rating

From: $525

Ritz Carlton Battery Park NYC

With striking views over New York Harbor, Ellis Island, and the Statue of Liberty, the AAA Five Diamond Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park offers a superlative cosmopolitan experience. The contemporary hotel is a perfect sanctuary for the business or leisure traveler, with 298 recently renovated rooms and suites; a brand-new club lounge; an award-winning restaurant, 2West; and The Ritz-Carlton spa featuring CARITA treatments. Enjoy a breathtaking sunset from your room or step outside for a stroll along the scenic esplanade of Battery Park.

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Luxury Hotels in New York City – Upper East Side

The Mark Hotel

The Mark Hotel NYC

The Mark Hotel includes a state-of-the-art gym, spacious guest rooms, The Mark Restaurant by Jean Georges, large soaking tubs and many more top of the line luxuries. Reviewers say, "From the bell man to to the front desk and concierge, they were all very hospitable and helpful. Their Tesla house car was a very nice perk too."

The Surrey

The Surrey Hotel NYC

The Surrey offers a seasonal (and highly coveted) private rooftop garden, Café Boulud (very popular restaurant), divine bed linens, a spa and luxury bath amenities.

The Pierre Hotel

5 Star Rating

From: $540

Pierre Hotel NYC

The Pierre, on Fifth Avenue overlooking Central Park, recently completed a $100 million renovation to create new guestroom and bath interiors and reconfigure first floor public areas to include London’s classic brasserie, Le Caprice and Two E Bar/Lounge. Staff outnumber guests by a ratio of three to one. The Pierre’s history is as rich and deep as that of the Vanderbilts, Morgans, Astors, Chryslers and E.F. Hutton, all famed guests of the original restaurant, and much like these names, The Pierre Hotel is a New York City icon.

The Carlyle

5 Star Rating

From: $344

Carlyle Hotel NYC

A recipient of Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Hotel in New York award, The Carlyle Hotel has been called home by leaders in world affairs, business, society and the arts since its debut in 1930. Brilliantly positioned on Madison Avenue in Manhattan’s Upper East Side overlooking Central Park, it is a true New York City landmark — a showcase of great art, a purveyor of privacy and a sanctuary of luxury and refined taste. Café Carlyle, the piano bar, hosts stars like Woody Allen regularly.

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