Hotels in New York
Formerly Jumeirah Essex House
This iconic Park Avenue hotel is located in midtown, just two blocks from Central Park, and recently underwent a facelift that cost a cool $100 million and managed to maintain the property's classic New York glamor.
Formerly the headquarters of the National Maritime Union, this Chelsea boutique hotel is housed in a 12-story white building lined with row after row of porthole windows.
Although nonbibliophiles may find it a tad precious, it's hard not to be charmed by the schtick of this bookish hotel.
Situated behind a gated courtyard and an arched colonnade, the New York Palace is a luxury hotel located directly across the street from St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
This charming little B&B in an 1855 Gothic Revival house on Van Cleef Lake features Victorian antiques and full sit-down breakfasts.
Built in 1911 for real estate maven Robert Goelet on a hill overlooking Glenmere Lake, the pink Tuscan-style mansion was never intended to blend in with its 3,000 wooded acres but rather to make a grand statement.
The Palm Court's famed stained-glass ceiling was re-created pane-for-pane with the help of New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission.
Less glamorous than the Carlyle and less fanciful than the Plaza Athénée, the Lowell at first seems more conservative than its genteel Upper East Side neighbors.
The stone-and-timber modernized hunting lodge was built in the ‘60s. Ask for a room in the Stone Lodges with views of Hessian Lake.