Hotels in New York
When trendsetting hotelier Ian Schrager opened the Royalton in 1988, he proved that a hotel could be as hot of a destination as a nightclub.
When Richard Gere and his wife, Carey Lowell, decided to try their hand at the hotel business, some might have expected a flashy, over-the-top scene fit for the Hollywood Hills.
Once a 1930s hangout for the likes of Fred Astaire, Irving Berlin, and John Barrymore, the Lambs Club, originally designed by Beaux-Arts architect Stanford White, has been reinvented as the new 83-room Chatwal.
The 80-year old island staple, where Charles Lindbergh once visited, gave its 107 rooms a multimillion dollar overhaul in 2009. The property has a scaled-down replica of the town’s famous lighthouse, not to mention three pools, four tennis courts, a spa, and a marina.
When design partners Ian Schrager and Julian Schnabel unveiled their reimagined, ultraswanky Gramercy Park Hotel in winter 2006, it brought modern glamour back to this 1925-era property.
The Muse Hotel, located in New York’s Theater District, has an almost whimsical feel.
Situated in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, the Omni Berkshire Place is one block from St. Patrick’s Cathedral and two blocks from New York’s iconic Rockefeller Plaza.
Andre Balazs has made frugality fun at this whimsical Times Square address.
Family-owned and operated since 1869, the 251-room Mohonk Mountain House resembles a Victorian castle—albeit one known for its daily outdoor activities.
Units at this gray-shingled northeastern beach cottage come with their own kitchens for staging private wine-and-cheese wind-downs.