Think old school, think the Benji, which takes a few Benjamins to get a room in. Lush colors, dark Roman designs harken back to a Gotham of yore with legitimacy to it—hotel just celebrated it... read more
Art Deco institution from way back, down the street from the UN. Old-school style caters to all kinds, and all kinds come. Tiny lobby more than made up for with large rooms (for a New York hotel). ... read more
Slightly under-the-radar lux digs in midtown. Interiors are a little dated, but plenty comfortable. High-end suites with serious views, plenty of square footage. Even has its own yacht: complimenta... read more
Stanford White's Lambs Club becomes posh playpen. Sky's the limit for prices, but then they're hooking up suites and apartments in addition to standard luxury rooms. Deco is the muse, think vintage... read more
Neo-Federal style hotel for the contemporary business traveler. Midtown location equals convenient trips to classic sightseeting locales and easy escape routes to JFK or LGA. 24-hr business c... read more
With about a billion hotels in Midtown Manhattan vying for your head on their pillow, Flatotel makes quite the case. First off, those pillows: luxurious and magnetic. The lobby is modern and sophis... read more
Part of the Starwood fleet, rethinks the modern hotel through the prism of environmental consciousness. Leonardo DiCaprio would be proud. Clean living begins at breakfast, with complimentary yogurt... read more
Space age hotel meets the hospitality and style needs of the hip urban traveler. Clean lines, simple colors, negative space lets you project your dreams and desires. Every "cabin" comes with monsoo... read more
IN PREVIEW. Builds on heritage of circa 1929 Buckingham Hotel, fully updates for lux boutique experience. Emery Roth original livened up with new glass canopy. Interior spaces don’t spare a p... read more
Smack-dab in the center of New York City, for better or worse. Steps from pretty much everything. Forty-four story behemoth offers some calm amid the chaos with spacious-for-Manhattan guest rooms, ... read more
Solid, long-running Hilton holding down a prime corner in midtown. Close to everything a tourist could want, from the MoMA to Central Park. Businessfolk also get plenty of proximity, with Rockefell... read more
Classic Gotham at its most, er, classic. Home Alone, Donald Trump, Eloise, splurging Midwestern tourists - everyone loves The Plaza. Recent renovation/conversion means more lux apartments, but gran... read more
Art Deco landmark has stood sentry over Central Park since 1931, but recent spruce up (to the tune of $90 mill) has elevated it in class. On the formal side, but that's hardly a surprise given the ... read more
Old school boutique vibe in the very heart of midtown, a cellphone's throw from Central Park. Stellar decks, sleek lobby, luxe beds, beautifully designed accents throughout, and great see-thru bath... read more
Theater-centric hotel offers spacious rooms and attention to details. Check out the customized business cards, complete with your temporary address and phone number. They come in handy when meeting... read more
Landmark French Renaissance hotel nods back to the glamour of the Roaring Twenties that birthed it. New owners dropped a cool $40 mill to renovate everywhere from the sweeping lobby, up to the anim... read more
Since 1926, one of NY's best. Long history, site of many Broadway bacchanals, upwardly mobiles gone wild. European sense and charm, mellow yet attentive staff. French provincial rooms indulge both ... read more
Retrofitted Beaux Arts masterpiece holds its own with neighbors Gansevoort Park and the Ace. David Rockwell on the design, bringing elegant distressed mirrors, polished nickel, leather and walnut. ... read more
Marble, gold, crystal, tremendous bouquets, and white-gloved butler service. Built by J. J. Astor, Titanic non-survivor. King Cole might have scared off a few too many bar patrons with his offensiv... read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Michael White of Ai Fiori et al does an Italian steakhouse south of...
South Brooklyn Pizza peeps wrap a stealth Italian spot around their...
Kristi Paras of Zachary's Smile re-ups her Village space with a bou...
Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...