A review of the best luxury hotels in New York City.
From Lower Manhattan to the Upper East Side, there are New York City hotels to suit almost any traveler's budget, but where do the rich and famous stay, when money is no object? New York City is home to a number of upscale five star luxury hotels that serve not only those with celebrity status, but the tourist and business traveler on a luxury budget as well.
Four Seasons Hotel, New York
A five star luxury hotel Located in Midtown Manhattan at 57 East 57th Street, the Four Seasons Hotel New York is a prime location for business and leisure travelers alike. From its renowned lobby to its breathtaking views, it carries appeal for the most discriminating traveler.
Guests can work out at the hotel's fully equipped fitness center or relax in the luxury spa.
Guest rooms are among some of the largest found in the city with approximately 600 square feet. All are beautifully furnished with a sitting area, a large desk with genuine leather chairs, vaulted ceilings, and large windows, many overlooking Central Park and terraces can be found in some of the most expensive rooms
In room amenities include pay per view movies, dataport, minibar, and high-speed Internet service. Prices start at $625 for a double and from $1,550 for a suite.
The Mandarin Oriental, New York
Located on the 35th to 54th floors within the Time Warner Center, The Mandarin Oriental is one of Manhattan's newest upscale luxury hotels. This unique hotel, furnished in a serene Asian theme promises its guests an extremely relaxed and tranquil experience. The rooms and suits have impressive interiors and breathtaking views. The Mandarin Orientals location makes this luxury hotel an ideal stay for business or leisure travelers, while its romantic appeal also makes it a perfect getaway for couples.
Each guest room features the latest in modern technology; from a personalized home theater with surround sound stereo and digital video on LCD flat panel televisions, to high speed internet access and more. Prices start at $725.
St. Regis New York
Built in 1904 for the wealthy friends of John Jacob Astor, the St. Regis New York is an historic luxury hotel exemplifying the elegance and grandeur of old New York. Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan the St. Regis has always been the place to stay in New York. Twenty four hour butler service and luxurious rooms and suites cater to the most discerning tastes.
The St. Regis provides the perfect stay for business travelers because of their round the clock business center and it's close proximity to businesses within the city, while vacationers can enjoy the city's many tourist attractions and cultural landmarks. Couples will find the St. Regis New York the perfect romantic stay.
The beautiful and classic rooms and suites also feature the latest amenities such as high speed internet, MP3 players and flat-screen televisions. Prices start at $595.
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park
The Ritz-Carlton New York is located on the edge of Manhattan's 843 acre Central Park. Guest rooms are luxurious and comfortable. Businesses will find the conference rooms and full service business center the perfect solution for corporate gatherings while the hotel's central location provides convenience for business and leisure travelers alike.
The Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park provides the perfect setting for a romantic getaway as well as offering a number of honeymoon packages. This luxury hotel might be considered less desirable for travelers with young children as it lacks the usual family convenient amenities. However, the Ritz-Carlton New York, Central Park's classic elegance will appeal to the leisure tourist traveler, eager to see the sights of New York City.
In room amenities include complimentary continental breakfast, High-speed Internet access, and wireless Internet access. Prices start at $299.
While for most of us a New York City five star luxury hotel may be outside our budget, it may also be a once in a life time dream vacation or the ultimate honeymoon spot and well worth the extravagant expense. The opulent settings, spectacular views and unsurpassed service makes New York City's luxury hotels the destination for travelers the world over.