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The Peninsula New York

The Peninsula New York



In a very posh neighborhood, settled right at the heart of New York City is The Peninsula New York, a five-star luxury hotel acclaimed as a landmark resort across the United States. It boasts a brilliant blend of contemporary American style and age-old classical traditions that appear distinct in its services and architecture. Highlights include a modern American restaurant, an indoor pool, and a posh rooftop bar. 

Location

One of the best hotels in New York, the Peninsula is on Fifth Avenue, 55th street in Midtown Manhattan. This location is the perfect spot for visitors with a penchant for shopping. Moreover, at a six-minute walk from the hotel, guests can find subway lines that allow them to explore the beautiful city.

Additionally, art enthusiasts can visit the Museum of Modern Art, just three minutes walking distance. The most popular place in the vicinity – the New York City Center, organizes dance performances and musicals that attract many visitors.

In the same block lie central park and various restaurants. These eating places include Italian mainstay Il Corso, Alain Ducasse's Benoit, and the Dig Inn, where healthy edibles are served. 

History

In 1905, the property was first developed into Gotham Hotel, which shut down shortly due to lack of business profits and prosperity. In the ensuing years, similar events followed where the hotel reopened and closed at a repetitive rate, until finally, in 1988, The Peninsula New York came into being. 

Though many years have passed, and the resort has undergone many renovations, the classic essence of Gotham Hotel is still alive in the modern-day Peninsula New York.

Overview

The grand Beaux-Arts entrance to the resort stands apart in its elegance and design. A well-lit hallway also leads guests to a two-story foyer that exudes grandeur and beauty. As guests step inside, their eyes meet the glimmering chandelier hanging from the ornate high-ceiling. There are also bright seasonal flowers mounted on marble tops.

The intricate interior design of the resort, like all the other Peninsula Hotels, is simply breathtaking. Large, winding staircases guide guests to the restaurant and reception, where stately art pieces occupy the walls. These include renowned artists, such as Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Moreover, the resort is among those that received the Forbes Five Star and AAA Five-Diamond awards.

Furthermore, if you wish to roam around the town and visit new spots, the hotel offers a BMW car service with a chauffeur. Besides, you can also book a Mini Cooper S Clubman and private chauffeur.

Rooms and Suites

The resort includes 239 pretty spacious guest rooms and suites. The lavish interior décor features modern furnishings, neutral shades, textiles, and dark-wooden furniture. Walls are adorned by beautiful paintings that incorporate an aspect of color to the view. Additionally, the king-size bed with soft pillows, closets, and sofas all ensure that guests receive the ultimate level of comfort and ease.

Executive desks in the rooms are a relief for business officials on tour, hoping to get some work done during their stay. Guests also have access to printers, scanners, and fax machines. There are also telephone lines to make necessary calls and have fluid communication with their partners. 

The best feature of all – you can control the temperature and lights from the comfort of your bed - no need to get out of the plush sheets. Just grab the remote control on the bedside, press a few buttons, and you're good to go. Attached to the cozy superior rooms are marble-floored bathrooms with large, deep-soaking tubs. They also have walk-in showers and dressers that allow you to give yourself a glamorous makeover.

Additional amenities include comfy bathrobes, slippers, and Oscar de la Renta toiletries that take the bathing experience to a superior level. 

Restaurant and Dining

For couples looking for a posh, elegant venue to have a romantic dinner date, the Clement Restaurant is the perfect spot! The Yabu Pushelberg-designed interiors offer guests an escape from all the noise and commotion that occupy the streets of New York City. 

Popular dinner dishes include crab cake with avocado on the side, Pavlova of meringue, berries, and Chantilly cream. At this signature restaurant, meals are available throughout the day. Besides breakfast, guests love treating themselves to rancheros, Belgian waffles, porridge, or basic bacon and eggs. On weekends, the restaurant also extends the menu for a lovely brunch. 

Cocktail Bar

Right after dinner, visitors can go for drinks at the Salon de Ning on the 23rd floor. This Shanghai-inspired bar, on the rooftop amidst spindly trees and shrubs, serves delicious quaff cocktails. From this stylish bar, the view of the skyscrapers is ethereal. At nighttime, guests can roam on the outskirts cradling a glass and sipping cocktails under the open starry sky.

Another excellent spot for drinks and snacks is the Gotham Lounge. Visitors love gathering here for afternoon tea. You can also enjoy dishes like seared salmon complemented with grilled vegetables or a turkey club. 

Fitness 

The outstanding fitness center is equipped with advanced machines and training material. A trained professional conduct group classes; hence guests can exercise under proper guidance. Moreover, you can also make demands for Peloton workouts at the sweeping terrace. 

Spa and Pool

Make use of a wide range of facilities, including a well-reputed Peninsula rooftop spa where body treatments, facials, Swedish massages, and reflexology are offered. The spa provides guests with a fantastic opportunity to stretch their legs and relax. 

For an afternoon dip, the visitors can amble to the indoor glass-enclosed pool. The area features sun loungers with umbrella overheads and tiled floors. Moreover, in the pale yellow sunlight, pictures come out fantastic with a beautiful backdrop of clear, blue waters. 

Takeaway

The Peninsula New York is an all-in-one package. The resort caters to every possible customer need, from impeccable service to extensive amenities that include an indoor pool, fabulous spa, and fitness center. Moreover, the exquisite architecture with captivating artwork, crystal lights, and wooden paneling makes the Peninsula stay a dreamy experience that will occupy your memories for many years to come.

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Why we love this hotel

  • Ideally located on Fifth Avenue and 55th Street in Midtown Manhattan, The Peninsula New York is in the heart of the city’s most prestigious shopping, and cultural district.

  • The Peninsula New York is honored to be the recipient of the most prestigious accolades in the hospitality industry - Forbes Five Star rating and the AAA Five Diamond awards.

  • The hotel is within walking distance of Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Fifth Avenue shopping, excellent restaurants, historic museums and exciting Broadway theatres.

Rooms and Suites at The Peninsula New York

From 687 USD
Superior Room

Superior Room ( 370ft2 )

The luxuriously appointed Superior Rooms exude a unique blend of tranquility and modernity, stunningly designed in a soft, neutral palette of soft gra...

From 794 USD
Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room ( 440ft2 )

The Deluxe Room is more spacious than the Superior Room and has either an interior or exterior view. The double-glazed windows ensure every guest enjo...

From 902 USD
Grand Luxe Room

Grand Luxe Room ( 480ft2 )

The Grand Luxe Room is the largest guest room with oversized windows that offer splendid city views of Fifth Avenue or 55th Street. Grand Luxe Rooms f...

From 1,096 USD
Junior Executive Suite

Junior Executive Suite ( 620ft2 )

The Junior Executive Suite is a quiet interior suite with a separate master bedroom and an intimate living room. The suite features a 46-inch LED tele...

From 1,117 USD
Junior Suite

Junior Suite ( 575ft2 )

The stylish Junior Suite is a corner suite with stunning views overlooking Fifth Avenue. The suite is one spacious room with a sofa bed and a coffee t...

From 1,720 USD
Executive Suite

Executive Suite ( 725ft2 )

For those who appreciate total luxury in an atmosphere of calm and tranquility, the Executive Suite offers the perfect retreat right in the heart of M...

From 3,699 USD
Deluxe Suite

Deluxe Suite ( 1050ft2 )

Bask in glorious views of Fifth Avenue from these one-bedroom corner suites. A decorative fireplace, dining table and luxurious furnishings create the...

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