This charming, family-friendly city hotel is housed in a building dating back to 1905 and featuring a Neo-Classical style which is reflected throughout the property. Renovated in 2010, it comprises a total of 239 rooms, including 222 singles, 54 suites and 15 junior suites, and is ideal for business travellers and holidaymakers alike. Guests will relish the classic elegance fused with contemporary style, and the hotel offers the latest amenities including complimentary Internet access in all guest rooms and throughout the hotel. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area with a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility, a cloakroom and lift access. There are 3 bars and a restaurant and guests will appreciate the conference facilities and wireless Internet access. They can also take advantage of the room and laundry services for an additional fee. Covered garage parking is available for those arriving by car (charges apply). Transportation to and from all area airports can be arranged for an additional fee.
The hotel enjoys an ideal location on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 55th Street. It is convenient for all major corporations, designer shops, museums and major attractions, including Central Park and the Rockefeller Centre. Guests will find the nearest metro station just about a 5-minute walk away and it is approximately 15 minutes' walk to Times Square and 20 minutes' walk to the Empire State Building. The Port Authority bus station is some 30 minutes away on foot and Penn Station is about a 15-minute drive. La Guardia Airport is located some 13 km and John F. Kennedy International Airport 24 km from the hotel.
All rooms have operable windows and come with a private bathroom in marble with a shower/bathtub, plush bathrobes and a hairdryer. They offer a king-size or double bed and are equipped with the finest amenities, such as a bedside control panel, a minibar, a silent in-room fax machine with private fax number, CD and DVD players and a work desk with a data port. They have a dual-line telephone, a radio, hi-fi, safe, complimentary high-speed wireless Internet service and voice mail. Furthermore, a minibar/fridge, tea and coffee making facilities and individually regulated air conditioning and heating are provided in all accommodation as standard.
The hotel's glass-enclosed indoor pool is a haven from the hustle and bustle of city life. Guests can enjoy daily aquafit sessions and aerobics. The wrap-around outdoor sun terrace features stunning city views and offers sun loungers. The bright and airy gym provides the ultimate urban workout by combining stunning views with the latest in 'life fitness' cardio vascular and strength training equipment. The spa, with its sauna, steam room and massage and spa treatments, is an urban oasis providing a sanctuary to revitalise mind, body and spirit.
The hotel's restaurants and bars combine the perfect balance of luxury and comfort.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this establishment.
From Franklin D Roosevelt Airport guests should drive south and exit at 53rd Street. Drive to Madison Avenue, then turn right on Madison Avenue to 55th Street and then left on 55th Street to Fifth Avenue. Cross Fifth Avenue and the entrance is on 55th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues.
Transportation to and from all area airports can be arranged for an additional fee.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
King size bed