The air-conditioned city hotel, built in 1903, is an architectural and historical landmark with 126 rooms that embodies the elegance and romance of the early 1900's together with 21st-century style and service. Guests of the hotel appreciate its club-like surroundings and superb craftsmanship, as illustrated by the lobby's detailed illuminated 16-foot ceiling and oval staircases with original terrazzo floors. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which offers a 24-hour reception and lift access to the upper floors. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar and dine in the restaurant. Business travellers can make use of the conference facilities. Wireless Internet access is available and guests can also take advantage of the room and laundry services. There is a car park for those arriving by car.
The hotel is located just off Fifth Avenue on 44th Street in the historic preservation district of Midtown Manhattan, New York. The establishment is deep in the heart of the Theatre District and within a short walk of the finest Fifth Avenue shops, Bryant Park, Times Square, Broadway, Grand Central Station, St. Patrick's Cathedral, the Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden and the Radio City Music Hall.
The hotels rooms are stylish and spacious with ebony-stained hardwood floors. All rooms are en suite and feature a shower and hairdryer, as well as a double or king-size bed, a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, a radio, a hifi and Internet access. Additional amenities include a mini fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, air conditioning and heating.
The hotel houses a sleek, two-storey, contemporary gym with state-of-the-art treadmills, elliptical trainers and weights. Above the equipment area sits a stretching loft with a yoga area with space for small classes and private lessons.
The hotel offers guests complimentary coffee, tea, espresso and cappuccino 24 hours a day. Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast each morning. Dinner is served à la carte or can be selected from a set menu.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
To reach the hotel from JFK Airport guests should travel Northwest on Main Street toward Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Avenue/Jewel Avenue, then turn left onto Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Avenue/Jewel Avenue before turning right onto 136th Street. The merge onto Van Wyck Expressway/Interstate-678 N towards Whitestone Bridge, before merging onto Interstate-495 W via exit 12B towards the Queens Midtown Tunnel (pay toll). Then keep right at the fork in the ramp, turn left onto 37th Street, turn right onto 3rd Avenue and turn left onto 42nd Street. The turn right onto 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas), turn right onto 44th Street and the hotel is located on 44th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue. To reach the hotel from LaGuardia Airport start by going Northwest on Main Street towards Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Avenue/Jewel Avenue, then turn left onto Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Avenue/Jewel Avenue, before turning right onto 136th Street. Merge onto Van Wyck Expressway/Interstate-678 N towards Whitestone Bridge. Merge onto Interstate-495 W via exit 12B towards the Queens Midtown Tunnel (pay toll). Then keep right at the fork in the ramp, turn left onto 37th Street, turn right onto 3rd Avenue and turn left onto 42nd Street. The turn right onto 6th Avenue (Avenue of the Americas), turn right onto 44th Street and the hotel is located on 44th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenue.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
King size bed