This luxury, hip apartment hotel is housed within a fully renovated building. Originally built in 1926, it underwent extensive work in 2007 and comprises a total of 76 guest rooms. The property offers a gracious ambiance that is elegant but not overly formal. It is air-conditioned and offers a wide range of amenities including 24-hour check-out, a hotel safe, lift access, a restaurant, Internet access and room and laundry services.
The hotel is located on East 56th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues. It is set in one of the city's most prestigious and exclusive neighbourhoods. Guests will find fantastic shopping opportunities at 5th Avenue, just 10 minutes away by foot, while the Radio City Music Hall and Central Park are both about a 15-minute walk from the hotel.
Grand one and two-bedroom suites with rich mahogany flooring and coffered ceilings are provided. There is a wonderful European charm and grace to the units and all have ultra modern kitchens and large bathrooms. Each comes with a hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, a satellite/cable television, a radio, a hi-fi system, Internet access, an oven, a microwave and a fridge. Also provided are tea and coffee making facilities, a washing machine, an iron and ironing board, a king-size bed, central heating and individually adjustable air conditioning.
On site guests will find a private health club with a spectacular heated indoor pool, sauna and massage (for fee) available, as well as a gym.
There is a lovely lobby restaurant on the hotel premises.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted as methods of payment.
From LaGuardia Airport: Start out going northeast on La Guardia Rd.Turn slight left toward Terminal A/Marine Air Terminal/Rental Car Returns.Turn left toward Terminal A/Marine Air Terminal/Parking Lots 6-7.Take the 1st left onto Central Terminal Dr.Take the Airport Exit ramp.Merge onto Grand Central Pky W toward Manhattan.Grand Central Pky W becomes I-278 E.Take EXIT 45 toward 31 St.Stay straight to go onto Astoria Blvd N/I-278-TRUCK E.Take the 1st left onto 31st St.31st St becomes RT-25A.Turn slight right onto Queens Plz N.Turn slight left onto Queensboro Bridge.Stay straight to go onto Queensboro Brg-Lower Level/Ed Koch Queensboro Brg-Lower Level.Take the 2 Ave-South ramp.Keep left to take the 2 Ave South ramp.Turn left onto 2nd Ave.Turn left onto E 56th St. Hotel is on the left.
FREE: Weekday club breakfast, high-speed Internet access and local calls.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed