Finding A Luxury Hotel In The City That Never Sleeps

New York City, the city that never sleeps. But you’ll need to eventually, so we’re going to guide you into the lap of the best luxury hotels in New York City.

When those peepers finally give and you can’t keep those eyelids open any longer, the last thing you’ll see before drifting off is one heck of a cozy room you’re glad you booked.

While you’re out and about, be sure to check out these great New York City restaurants known to be frequented by celebrities!

Hotel Central Park

1414 Avenue of the Americas, New York

Named one of the 10 best Hotels in New York City in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2019 Readers Choice Awards, you’re conveniently located in the heart of Manhattan.

Unlike the luxury hotels of London that offer a butler, you’ll find the concierge service of New York hospitality second to none, you can even refer to them as Jeeves if you’d like.


From this hotel, you can easily discover Central Park’s vast amount of endless fun and discovery. Take a bicycle tour, or travel on foot to explore Strawberry Fields.

Shopping, theater, restaurants, and everything you could want during your visit to NYC. It’s all within reach at 1 Hotel Central Park.

Inside, your stay will be an urban retreat inspired by nature.
Designed using reclaimed materials, you’ll be at one with nature staying in these calming, comfy rooms.

This luxury hotel also has great food. Named “Best Chef in New York City” by the James Beard Foundation, Chef Jonathan Waxman brings his seasonal cooking to the restaurant, Jams. Farm-to-table and handcrafted for you, you’ll experience California cuisine at its finest.

lobby farm stand in a luxury New York hotel

Don’t miss the Farmstand in the lobby where you can forage the seasonal fresh fruits every day!

New York Hotel exterior
Room at 1 Hotel Central Park

Gramercy Park Hotel

2 Lexington Avenue, New York

This landmark New York Hotel, located in the heart of the City, has been home to creative minds and distinguished guests for nearly a century.

This luxury hotel is a modern take on a traditional grand New York Hotel, with its custom-designed, handcrafted furnishings.

There’s also a rotating collection of 20th-century artwork, including masterpieces from Andy Warhol and Jean-Michel Basquiat.

Lobby at the Gramercy Park luxury hotel in New York

Every room in this New York Hotel features unique luxury amenities — imported Italian linens, exquisite Artwork, and luxurious beauty products.

The bold, haute bohemian spirit of the public spaces at the Gramercy Park Hotel is carried on into its 190 guest rooms and luxury suites.

Each of the beautifully designed rooms is decorated in a vivid Renaissance color palette and filled with exquisite furnishings.

This includes velvet drapery, a mahogany wood English drinking cabinet, and hand-stitched leather-topped desks.

Artwork at Gramercy Park Hotel in New York
Toast and jelly at Gramercy Park Hotel
Hotel room at Gramercy Park, New York

The Greenwich Hotel

377 Greenwich Street, New York

At This hotel, furnishings draw from a wide range of cultural influences.
For example, hand-loomed, Tibetan silk rugs, and English leather settees. All beds are Duxiana from Sweden.

The bathrooms are designed in unique patterns of hand-laid Moroccan tile or Italian Carrara marble

Modern technology complements the hotel’s old-world charm.
Rooms feature high-definition flat-screen TVs with the ability to stream personal content, Bose Bluetooth speakers, USB charging stations, tablets for hotel services, and in-room dining orders.

Exterior of the The Greenwich Hotel 

Finally, you get complimentary high-speed wireless internet to make good use of all this technology. In addition, there are thoughtful complimentary services such as packing and unpacking, and grocery shopping,

Feeling adventurous? Use of the hotel’s house car for short trips is all available upon request.

Want to know what we really love about this place? Tribeca Grill. Executive Chef Stephen Lewandowski’s market-driven menu features robust dishes such as Berkshire T-Bone Pork Chop with Homemade Potato Pierogi.

The building itself is cool. This is a historic 1905 warehouse featuring high ceilings, original exposed brick, a mahogany bar, and oversized windows that reflect the industrial roots of Tribeca.

The restaurant, like the Greenwich Hotel, serves as a permanent gallery for the artwork of owner Robert De Niro’s father, the late Robert De Niro Sr. Dinner, and art together again!

Bench at The Greenwich Hotel 

Did we mention The Greenwich Hotel is also owned by Robert De Niro?
He’s not the only one who loves this place (for obvious reasons). All kinds of celebrities have been seen here including Beyoncé, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, and Demi Moore.

Nuff said. If you’re a fan of De Niro, you’ll probably want to catch a good drama flick at one of these top luxury movie theaters in New York.

Pop Singer Pink
Robert DeNiro

The Surrey

20 East 76th Street, New York

The Surrey is New York City’s only Relais & Châteaux hotel, a residential haven and luxury Upper East Side hotel getaway, where guests revel in what makes New York City special—without compromising calm personal space.

The Surrey hotel entrance

Built in 1926 as a residence hotel, the original Surrey was home to many of New York’s most famous faces – JFK, Bette Davis, Claudette Colbert, and others who recognized the allure of exceptional, discreet service.

In re-creating The Surrey, a collaboration was created with acclaimed interior designer Lauren Rottet of Rottet Studio.

Their mission was simple, to maintain the integrity of Surrey’s history while modernizing New York’s most intimate address.

Rottet’s inspiration was a New York City townhouse passed down through the generations. Interior designers are behind-the-scenes artists that bring a space to life, and we love where they draw their inspiration, as we see with our top Chicago-based designers.

The Surrey’s discreet service allows guests to retreat from the public—and keep a low profile in an otherwise high-profile lifestyle.

Hotel room at The Surrey in New York
Afternoon tea

The Mercer

147 Mercer Street, New York

The Mercer is Soho’s foremost luxury hotel, offering 75 guest rooms on six floors of a landmark Romanesque revival building in one of New York’s most exclusive neighborhoods.

The first hotel to offer an authentic taste of loft living, The Mercer is both a home and luxury hotel. Sister hotel to Hollywood’s Chateau Marmont, The Mercer bespeaks elegance, subtlety, and intimacy.

The Mercer Hotel in New York

An all-encompassing philosophy of distinction extends to every detail. At The Mercer, they regard every staff member as the guests’ personal concierge and the front desk as their private secretary-an impeccable level of service that only a small luxury hotel can provide. This is another celeb fave, so you might catch a star if you’re staying here.

The Mercer Hotel kitchen in New York
the-mercer-hotel room

11 Howard

11 Howard Street, New York

Another superb hotel that’s located in the heart of SOHO,  11 Howard’s guiding principle is conscious hospitality.

11 Howard exterior

This means that they approach each aspect of the hotel—from design to the location to amenities to the ultramodern brand of service—with awareness, purpose, and thoughtful consideration.

hotel lounge

11 Howard’s guest accommodations feature light oak floors, custom-crafted furniture, and high ceilings.

You’ll also find natural bamboo area rugs, double-weave wool bed throws, and ceramic wall sculptures by Taiwanese artist Katie Yang.

Bathrooms are stocked with organic bath products and finished in marble and brass. While you’re there check out HigherDOSE. This is an infrared spa dedicated to getting you hot and high.

DOSE stands for dopamine, oxytocin, serotonin, and endorphins.
These are the feel-good chemicals that can get released by your brain when you are inside of an infrared sauna—helping the high off of your own supply. That sounds natural to us!

On a side note, the Pendry Hotel is a rising star in the boutique hotel space, with a location in Manhattan West. Check out what Pendry did in West Hollywood.

11 Howard hotel room
HigherDose spa
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