The Gramercy Park is in an enviable location facing New York's only remaining private park, Gramercy - to which guests have a key. It sits on Lexington Avenue in an area alive with history and legend. The Gramercy Park Hotel's Bohemian heritage has been honoured and renewed by entrepreneur Ian Schrager. The hotel uses an original combination of styles, with great pieces of furniture and art and the extraordinary use of colour. There are 185 generously sized and well appointed guestrooms and suites. Each is different with its own unique layout, vivid Renaissance colour palette and distinctive collection of art and objects. Rooms feature views of Gramercy Park, Lexington Avenue or Courtyard, customized imported Italian linens with 400 thread count, original, custom hand-made furniture by various artists from around the world, hand-made embroidered chairs, leather-topped hand stitched desks, hand-made imported rugs, luxurious fabrics throughout, original oak wood floors, mahogany English drinking cabinet, mahogany wood blinds and wood details throughout, mahogany wood bathroom and luxury bathroom amenities from around the world.
Distance from Airport:
12 miles - JFK / 16 miles - Newark
All have * bathroom/shower * WC * luxury bedding * flat screen LCD TV's * video on demand * DVD players * CD player * Ipod docking station * extensive DVD and CD library * high speed wireless internet access on request * telephone with voicemail * minibar * fresh flowers * full turn down service * in room safe * ironing facilities * hairdryer * colour cable TV * pay per view movies * Nintendo * AM/FM alarm clock * (certain amenities may be payable locally)
Please note: the Gramercy Park Hotel New York will close its restaurant, Wakiya on December 20th 2008 for refurbishment. Guest may continue full dining options at the Private Roof Club and Garden.
40 to 60 minutes
Location and Resort:
Everything is within walking distance of the Gramercy Park. You can walk to the East Village or the West Village, to Union Square, the Lower East Side, Soho, Noho and the hip boutiques and restaurants of Nolita. It's a healthy stroll directly across town to the art galleries of Chelsea and the Meat Market.
Eating and Drinking:
The Wakiya Restaurant is innovative and offers a new style of Chinese cooking inspired by the traditional food of Shanghai, Szechuan, Canton and Beijing done from a Japanese culinary perspective. Food is dynamically presented through the eyes of Chef Yuji Wakiya and to ensure smooth operation the restaurant is run by the team from Nobu. The hotel's award winning Rose Bar and Jade Bar are two of the most original and exciting public spaces in New York City. These incredible candlelit spaces are unique atmospheres and include custom-designed furniture by Julian Schnabel and masterworks of the 20th century by artists including Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring, Richard Prince, Damien Hirst, and Julian Schnabel. Exotic and delicious cocktails combines with sophisticated, diverse and always evolving music which incorporates custom designed playlists by world-renowned DJ's from New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Montreal, London, Paris and Rome. The Private Roof Club and Garden is an original and unique indoor and outdoor space, with a retractable roof 16 stories above the city. It is suitable for taking breakfast under the open sky within a lushly landscaped garden, enjoying spa services both indoor and out, having a business lunch, late night cocktails or an intimate dinner. An extensive weekend brunch and an all day dining menu featuring Gramercy Park Hotel specialties and Dim Sum by Wakiya is also available for guests enjoyment.
The hotel does not have a swimming pool.
This hotel will appeal to friends, families and couples looking for luxury accommodation taken to a new level. The hotel is modern and very cool with a quirky bohemian boutique style with fantastic dining options, award winning leisure facilities including 2 hip bars and a spectacular roof club.
Friends, Families and Couples