The world renowned Waldorf Astoria Hotel is an art deco landmark that has sat on Park Avenue since 1893. Guestrooms are spacious and individually decorated in an elegant classic style and feature the latest facilities for convenience and comfort. The Waldorf Astoria offers 1,245 rooms, including 197 suites and occupies a full city block between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue, and between 49th Street and 50th Street. Guest rooms offer a variety of views from Park Avenue with its wide tree-lined boulevard framed by skyscrapers to a view of St. Bartholomew's Church and its splendid tiled roof, to views of Lexington Avenue and the Chrysler building.
Distance from Airport:
12 miles - JFK / 16 miles - Newark
All have * marble bathroom/shower * WC * high speed internet access * minibar * telephone with voicemail * TV with cable and videos * luxury bedding * complimentary newspaper daily * hairdryer * alarm / radio * (certain amenities may be payable locally)
40 to 60 minutes
Location and Resort:
This luxury hotel is convenient to Grand Central Station (6 blocks) and other attractions including Fifth Avenue shopping, Union Square, Bryant Park, the United Nations, Rockefeller Centre, the Empire State building, museums and nightlife. Times Square and the theatre district are approximately 10 blocks away. When the hotel first opened it was the largest hotel in the world and that was just the start of many ‘firsts' that the hotel has achieved over the years. Recent renovations totaling in excess of 200 million dollars have restored many of the hotel's original Art Deco treasures.
Eating and Drinking:
The Waldorf Astoria offers guests an unrivalled selection of places to eat, drink and relax. Peacock Alley is a modern, elegant restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It has a 30 foot long bar and offers a distinctive lunch of small plates and traditional selections, to an extraordinary a la carte dinner menu, and a sumptuous Sunday brunch. Sunday Brunch is a lavish affair created by 14 chefs; the gourmet experience includes a spectacular array of 12 themed food displays and over 100 gourmet treats from which to choose. The Bull and Bear Steakhouse and Bar is one of the most historic and well-recognized bars in New York City. It offers hearty portions of traditional fare, as well as weekly specials. In addition to its impressive selection of fresh seafood it also serves prime grade certified Angus Beef and a range of specialty beers and cocktails, including the best Martini in the city. Oscars American Brasserie offers an elaborate breakfast buffet along with an eclectic a la carte menu that includes Japanese cuisine and a low carb breakfast. For lunch, diners can choose from an extensive a la carte menu. Finally the stylish and exotic, Inagiku presents New-Style Japanese cuisine in a theatrical setting and was the first fine dining Japanese restaurant in midtown Manhattan. There are also numerous bars including the Peacock Alley Bar, Oscar's Bar, the Bull and Bear Bar, Sir Harrys and the Cocktail Terrace which overlooks the fantastic art deco Park Avenue and serves afternoon tea.
The hotel does not have a swimming pool.
This famous luxury hotel will appeal to friends, families and couples looking for a Park Avenue location from which to enjoy a New York City break. The hotel offers a superb choice of leisure and entertainment facilities, inviting restaurants and bars, relaxing spa services and all in luxurious surroundings brimming with its historical past.
Friends, Families and Couples