The Plaza Hotel – New York, NY, United States

The Plaza Hotel – New York, NY, United States

For over 100 years, The Plaza has been the New York hotel to see and be seen. Kings, presidents, and stars of stage and screen have all gathered and stayed at The Plaza. The most lavish social affairs, as well as classic Hollywood films have all used the legendary hotel as their setting.  Located at Fifth Avenue and Central Park South, this luxury hotel was constructed in the most fashionable residential section of New York City.

From its original 19th century construction to its magnificent $450 million dollar restoration in 2008, the world’s most famous hotel has had a remarkable history.  While traditions remain, such as the opulent grandeur of the Beaux-Arts décor and the iconic Afternoon Tea in The Palm Court, exciting new offerings at this legendary hotel include the elegant Champagne Bar, the stylish Rose Club,  The Todd English Food Hall, and  The Plaza Food Hall. The Plaza Hotel offers 282 distinctive guestrooms, including 102 luxurious suites, which boast the largest square footage of any luxury hotel in New York City.  For suite guests, The Plaza is pleased to offer Butler Service 24 hours a day.

Amenities at The Plaza include the world-class Shops at The Plaza, as well as health & wellness facilities including Guerlain Spa, Warren-Tricomi Salon, and LA PALESTRA gym.

Carved from within the great castle-like landmark, it’s The Plaza’s magnificent public spaces that set it apart as the quintessential grand palace. The opulent Grand Ballroom and Terrace Room have been meticulously restored to their original grandeur. Lavish social and business events and unforgettable weddings continue to be held in these historic landmarks, which are at the heart of The Plaza’s legacy.

The passion and uncompromising attention to detail which made The Plaza a legend continues with its timeless grandeur and a new and contemporary spirit. The refined elegance of each spacious guest room is inspired by the Louis XV style of French décor providing the guest with an experience that is both indulgent and exquisite.
Each elegantly appointed accommodation features a bathroom designed to provide guests with a soothing setting for respite and relaxation.  A graceful inlaid “earth stone” floral wall mosaic brings the tranquil and authentic beauty of the Central Park landscape indoors. The Plaza has the extraordinary honor of being the first hotel in the world to have 24-carat gold plated Sherle Wagner designed sinks and fixtures in every guestroom and suite – these lavish custom designed basins are carefully cradled by hand-crafted solid white marble vanities.

The Legacy Suites are the newest addition to hotel.  Designed to be evocative of an Upper East Side residence, each of the 29 newly renovated top tier suites feature contemporary décor that is elegant and timeless complemented by views that reflect the heart of New York.

The Plaza’s restaurants offer an indulgent selection of authentic New York City dining experiences. We invite you to visit The Palm Court, the city’s iconic destination for Afternoon Tea for more than 100 years.  In celebration of its new and contemporary spirit, The Plaza introduces The Plaza Food Hall and The Todd English Food Hall a European inspired specialty food hall designed by famed architect Jeffrey Beers.  The elegant Champagne Bar and stylish Rose Club embrace the past, present and future of The Plaza and offer experiences that are indulgent and truly unforgettable.  24-hour Private Dining is also available.


You might also be interested in:
Sleep No More – The McKittrick Hotel, NYC – 7 Things you Need to Know
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel – New York, NY, United States
Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue – NY, United States
The Hay-Adams – Washington, DC – United States
Waldorf Astoria Chicago – Illinois, United States

 


New York, United States

Epicenter of the arts. Dining and shopping capital. Trendsetter. New York City wears many crowns, and spreads an irresistible feast for all.

Nexus of the Arts

The Met, MoMA and the Guggenheim are just the beginning of a dizzying list of art-world icons. You’ll find museums devoted to everything from fin de siècle Vienna to immigrant life in the Lower East Side, and sprawling galleries filled with Japanese sculpture, postmodern American painting, Himalayan textiles and New York City lore. For a glimpse of current and future greats, delve into the cutting-edge galleries of Chelsea and the Lower East Side, with their myriad exhibition spaces and festive opening-night parties (usually Thursday night if you want to join in).

The Night Is Young

When the sun sinks slowly beyond the Hudson and luminous skyscrapers light up the night, New York transforms into one grand stage. Well-known actors take to the legendary theaters of Broadway as world-class soloists, dancers and musicians perform at venues large and small across town. Whether high culture or low, New York embraces it all: in-your-face rock shows at Williamsburgdives, lavish opera productions at the Lincoln Center, and everything in between. This is a city of experimental theater, improv comedy, indie cinema, ballet, poetry readings, burlesque, world music, jazz and so much more. If you can dream it up, it’s probably happening in NYC.

Culinary Capital

There’s never been a better time to dine in New York. The city has become a hotbed of seasonal and locally sourced cuisine – with restaurants growing vegetables on roof gardens or their own upstate farms, sourcing meats and seafood from sustainable outfits nearby, and embracing artisanal everything – from coffee roasting and whiskey distilling to chocolate- and cheese-making. Bars have also taken creativity to new heights, with pre-Prohibition-era cocktails served alongside delectable small plates – indeed gastropubs are some of the most creative places to get a meal these days.

Urban Wanderers

With its compact size and streets packed with eye-candy of all sorts – architectural treasures, Old World cafés, atmospheric booksellers and curio shops – NYC is an urban wanderer’s delight. Crossing continents is as easy as walking over a few avenues in this jumbled city of 200-plus nationalities. You can lose yourself in the crowds of Chinatown amid brightly painted Buddhist temples, steaming noodle shops and fragrant fishmongers, then stroll up to Nolita for enticing boutiques and coffee-tasting among the craft-minded scenesters. Every neighborhood offers a dramatically different version of New York City – from the 100-year-old Jewish delis of the Upper West Side to the meandering cobblestone lanes of Greenwich Village. And the best way to experience this city is to walk its streets.

Follow @blackplatinumgold on Instagram

Credits:

http://www.fairmont.com/the-plaza-new-york/

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/usa/new-york-city/introduction

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.