New York

Hotels in New York

Set on the Lower East Side's main thoroughfare, this 22-room brick guesthouse—originally built as a tenement in 1879—perfectly embodies its quirky, eclectic home neighborhood.

To get a true sense of the brand of luxury the Roosevelt Hotel has exemplified since opening in 1924, guests needn't venture past the lobby, where the gilded molding and columns, domed ceiling, Tiffany crystal chandelier, rich draperies, and balconies suggest a confident, dignified air.

One of two lakeside inns in buildings owned by Wells College, the 1858 former residence was reimagined, top to toe, by American Girl doll creator Pleasant Rowland—part of a one-woman beautification campaign in a historic Finger Lakes town.

The cozy Victorian hotel on Signal Hill was built in 1912 and overlooks Mirror Lake. There are 10 tidy, affordable rooms and a stellar restaurant that draws on the region's bounty.

A 1904 Beaux-Arts tribute to 19th-century New York opulence has been pared down for the present, undergoing major renovations in 2008.

Founded by native Italians Margherita and Saffo, Bravo Holiday Residences manages a collection of villas for vacation rentals in Italy. The company rents villas in some of Italy’s most famous and picturesque regions, including the Amalfi Coast and Tuscany.

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.

Formerly Jumeirah Essex House

Although nonbibliophiles may find it a tad precious, it's hard not to be charmed by the schtick of this bookish hotel.