New York Palace Hotel

5 stars
455 MADISON AVE, NEW YORK CITY, NY 10022
New York Palace Hotel

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Property Description

Palatial hotel across from St. Patrick’s Cathedral:Built in 1882 by railroad baron Henry Villard, the landmark Villard Mansion is the grand entrance of this hotel, which is right across Madison Avenue from majestic Saint Patrick’s Cathedral. :Guests can work out in a 7,000-square-foot health club with views of St. Patrick’s. The hotel also features spa services and the acclaimed GILT restaurant, serving Modern American cuisine in an opulent setting.

This hotel is located on Madison Avenue. This is among the hotels that provide New York accommodation nearby some of the city’s most upscale shopping. Guests will also find Times Square, Broadway and much more within easy reach of this establishment. From Midtown Manhattan, it is approximately 20 miles to JFK International Airport. Taxis and subway stations are widely available. There are just under 900 rooms and suites available at this hotel. They are luxury rooms which are provided with designer toiletries and elegant furnishings. The New York City Palace Hotel has rooms which feature views of the skyline and of nearby St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Internet access is available within the rooms. The New York City Palace Hotel is a luxury establishment that traces its origins and its design to the height of the Gilded Age. The hotel offers guests several different restaurants from which to choose right onsite. The business center at this hotel has its own staff. There is also wireless Internet access available for a fee.

A certified New York institution, this property comprises the six restored Renaissance-style townhouses known as the Villard Houses. Occupying a stately position on Madison Avenue between 50 and 51st Streets, the New York Palace Hotel is every bit the luxury establishment. Located opposite and enjoying views of the neo-Gothic St. Patrick's Cathedral, this hotel sees more than its share of dignitaries, socialites and celebrities, with a courtyard made famous by Gossip Girl. Common spaces in the townhouses are beyond opulent, with heavy gilding, vaulted ceilings and Romanesque objets d'art, while rooms in the tower building are classic New York contemporary and comfortable, some with city views. Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Broadway's theaters and the shops along Fifth Avenue are all within walking distance.

The New York Palace is an opulent combination of traditional and modern hospitality. The hotel is a 55-story tower atop the 19th century Villard House-you have a choice of fantastic views and modern decor, or old-world elegance in a low-rise building. Either way, service and facilities are topnotch, with a large and modern Spa and Fitness Center and complimentary shuttle service to Wall Street.

Location. The New York Palace, originally built in 1882 by railroad baron Henry Villard, is located across Madison Avenue from St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, N.Y. High-end shops line Fifth Avenue, positioned one block away. Two subway stations are located within two blocks. Radio City Music Hall stands three blocks from this historic property. Hotel Features. At the New York Palace, the original Italian Renaissance-style Villard Mansion with an iron-gated courtyard lit by Florentine lanterns leads to a lobby with sweeping staircases, golden chandeliers, bronze doré moldings and Tiffany stained glass. Restaurants include the two Michelin Star GILT, which serves inventive Modern American cuisine. The GILT Bar is open nightly. Istana is an American-style brasserie that prepares bistro-style cuisine and offers fine wines. A staffed business center houses three computer stations and one laptop station. A total of 22,000 square feet of function space accommodates events. Wireless Internet access is available for a fee. A 7,000-square-foot fitness center contains television-mounted cardiovascular machines, weight-training equipment, Pilates balls, eucalyptus-infused steam rooms and yoga mats. The Palace Spa offers massage, facials and waxing services. Guestrooms. The 54-story New York Palace houses 898 guestrooms and suites featuring bathrooms stocked with Aqua Di Parma toiletries. Select rooms afford views of St. Patrick's Cathedral or the New York City skyline. Beds are draped beneath 300- or 330-thread count Annaccini linens. Accommodations offer wireless Internet access for a fee. Complimentary laptop-compatible in-room safes, flat-panel televisions and MP3 adaptors are provided. Tower Rooms offer DVD players. Select rooms include minibars. The New York Palace is listed in the 2008 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world’s best places to stay and the 2009 Travel + Leisure 500. The hotel received the Institutional Investor World's Best Hotels award in 2009. Expert Tip. Added conveniences and comforts offered at the New York Palace include the use of complimentary workout clothing and sneakers. The spa caters to theatergoers with a special pre-theater, 25-minute Quick Relief Massage. Notifications and Fees: Additional fees and deposits may be charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out. Valet parking: US$ 50 per day

Amenities
  • Parking
  • Internet Access
  • Fitness Center
  • Dining
  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Service
  • Meeting Room