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Midtown East

The Peninsula, New York

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Photo: Courtesy of Peninsula Hotels

700 5th Ave.
New York, NY, 10019, United States
TEL: (212) 956-2888
TEL: (866) 382-8388

Of the same vintage as the neighboring St. Regis (both hotels were built between 1904 and 1905), the Peninsula has retained its decorative Beaux-Arts façade—but inside, old-world grandeur meets streamlined modernity. A crystal chandelier dangles in the lobby, illuminating dark-cherry and Carpathian-elm burl woodwork with Art Nouveau carvings; Oriental carpets are spread over white marble floors. The 239 rooms feature goose-feather duvets as well as high-tech touches like bathroom flat-screen TV's (might as well keep up with the financial news while you're soaking in the tub). Afternoon tea service in the Gotham Lounge is a characteristically civilized affair, while the rooftop bar, formerly known as the Salon de Ning, is one of the city's hottest spots for a drink.

Room to Book: If you need to retreat from 5th Avenue's buzz, ask for a courtyard-view room.

Doubles from $975.

Insider Tip:

Take in afternoon tea at the Gotham Lounge, an especially quiet sanctuary from the Midtown bustle.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Business Center
  • Babysitting
  • Childcare
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Hair/Beauty Salon
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Luxury Boutique Hotel
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Maid Service
  • Parking Available
  • Pet Friendly
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • WiFi

Cash Only: 1

Number of Rooms: 240

Number of Suites: 54

Number of Bars: 3

Year Opened: 1904

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