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The Big Apple is a truly global city. The sheer range of cosmopolitan verve and cultural sophistication offered by New York is second to none. While it also has the reputation of being an expensive destination, it does make sense for once to experience the best that the city has to offer. This guide lists out some of the best upscale NYC hotels that allow you to get immersed in luxury yet keeps the expenses within a reasonable limit.
70 Park Avenue Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel
As the name suggests, 70 Park Avenue Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel is located at the Park Avenue and offers a good view of the same. Many iconic NYC attractions including Madison Avenue, Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building are located nearby. The rooms come furnished with work desk, minibar and feather beds. If you opt for a suite, you will also get access to a separate living area and a Jacuzzi bathtub. If you are travelling in a large group, you can also request connecting rooms and yes, it is completely dog friendly.
The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City
If you want to experience the glorious history of the city, The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City should be the best option. The 1920s art-deco rooms of this Madison Avenue hotel blend seamlessly with 21st century amenities including flat screen TVs, coffee makers and high-speed internet although you have to pay extra for the last one. Times Square, Fifth Avenue, Grand Central, no major NYC attraction is too far away from here.
The London NYC
The London NYC is a spacious Midtown boutique hotel with bespoke furnishing, complimentary Wi-Fi, personal bar and in-room safes. Apart from offering bewitching views of the Hudson River and Manhattan Skyline, the location makes it easy to visit the Central Park and shop at the Fifth Avenue while the more eclectic guests can experience the iconic Metropolitan Museum of Art (MoMa).
Park Central New York
Located just opposite the historic Carnegie Hall, Park Central New York comes with complimentary premium channels on the TV, smoke-free guest room, antibacterial telephone, pay-per-view movies and Wi-Fi access for a charge. Although it dates back to the 1920s, the rooms have been refurbished with sleek, modern decor. If you are on a business trip, you can avail the facilities at the business center. If you think you are paying too much for the room, you can opt for their $1 breakfast package at the nearby Central Market or the History Hunters package to visit the most important landmarks of the city.
The Kitano New York
The Kitano New York is a Japanese themed hotel at the Midtown. Rooms draw from the best Japanese traditions with sound proof glasses and minimalist decor complemented by high quality artworks. The restaurant also offers traditional Japanese cuisines. It offers complementary access to a nearby fitness chain but the internet access comes with a small charge. It is located near the Central Park and during the winter the guests can try something more adventurous at the skating rink of the Rockefeller Center.
These luxury options are not your cup of tea? Well, don’t worry. In that case I think you should read this post about exploring New York on a budget.