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Trip Guide to Hotel Living in NYC

Martha Camarillo Joey and Sally Betesh, poolside at their Mandarin Oriental address.

Photo: Martha Camarillo

Although hotels with significant residential components are on the rise around the world, living in hotels is still more common in New York City than anywhere else. Whether it's the room service, the daily maid service, or the celebrity guests, living—really living—in a hotel full-time sounds like a dream to most of us. Remember Eloise, who presided over the Plaza?Although she flouted the common rules of hotel etiquette, the fictional Eloise (as well as her creator, the entertainer Kay Thompson) was embraced by the hotel, which made her part of its legend. Read the article

Inspired by: Real-Life Eloises — by Lisa Birnbach, Published May. 2006

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    Hotel Chelsea

    The hotel also rents out apartments that run from $3,500 to $12,000 per month.

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    The Sherry-Netherland

    Situated directly across from Central Park in the center of midtown Manhattan, this grand-scale boutique hotel has a sumptuous feel, from its opule... More
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    The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York

    The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York refreshes the luxury and exclusivity that have long defined the hotel. From that unparalleled location—at the sou

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    The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel

    A stylish classic, the Carlyle gets all the details right—from the chessboard floors and (still-working!) mail chutes to the new Empire Suite, a ca

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    Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park

    Set at the southern tip of Manhattan, this Ritz may be the only hotel in the city where you'll wake to the morning cries of seagulls. The 39-story

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    Mandarin Oriental, New York

    As sumptuous and plush as the Four Seasons (a few blocks away) is slick and modern, the popular MO occupies the 35th through the 54th floors of the

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