An insider's guide to the top five-star hotels in New York, including the best for Michelin-starred restaurants, rooftop terraces, Art Deco architecture, lavish bedrooms and the city's best spas, in locations including Central Park, the Upper East Side and Midtown. Park Hyatt New York Occupying the first 25 floors of the 90-storey 'One57' skyscraper in Midtown, Park Hyatt New York offers 210 state-of-the-art rooms. The exterior drama gives way to calm inside: soaring ceilings, polished marble floors, and tall glass dividers. About 300 contemporary works of art line the walls. Standard rooms are among the largest in the city; you have space to roam. All have floor-to-ceiling windows with dramatic views from the higher floors. The sun-drenched three-storey 'aerie' on the top floors houses a heated swimming pool in which underwater speakers play an exclusive soundtrack from Carnegie Hall. Read the full review: Park Hyatt New York • The best hotels in New York … [Read more...] about The best five-star hotels in New York
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Overflowing with architectural treasures, the US capital is a hugely vibrant, artistic and adrenaline-charged city that holds a romantic appeal for many travellers. Filled with atmospheric neighbourhoods, swish hip boutiques and trendy inventive restaurants it’s also arguably one of the most exciting places to visit on the planet. Although it’s such a lively city, it also makes a great place to visit with your furry friend. Take a stroll with all the other dog lovers in the world famous Central Park, take Fido for a stroll across Brooklyn Bridge or gaze at street art together at the Bushwick Collective. Feeling thirsty or peckish and still want your pooch in tow? Then non-service dogs are allowed to dine with you in outdoor seating areas, alternatively, head towards Barking Dog where pups are not just tolerated but enthusiastically welcomed or The Wilson which has a fancy menu for dogs as well as a fine menu for hungry humans. All you need now is to find a great place … [Read more...] about Top 15 dog-friendly hotels in New York
New York City is brimming with show-stopping hotels, so deciding where to stay can often be overwhelming. Which is why we’ve decided to do the hard yards for you and curate our pick of the best. From best design to best icon and best rooftop pool, consider your next trip across the Atlantic sorted. You can find our pick of the best hotels in New York City below. Best for city views: The Ludlow Where? Lower East Side. Towering above eateries and boutiques that have now infiltrated the former tenement district, The Ludlow is a hip new hotel in New York’s Lower East Side. Just around the corner from Katz Deli (of When Harry Met Sally fame) and a 10-minute walk from Chinatown, the location is ideal for exploring. Yet, the Dirty French bistro and the garden bar on the ground floor may just entice you to stay – as will the rooms with stunning views across the city. Be sure to head to the rooftop to watch the sunset as the city turns on its twinkling lights. You can read … [Read more...] about The best hotels in New York City
NEW YORK (AP) — Anna Sorokin traveled in celebrity circles and tossed $100 tips — all the more reason to believe she was the German heiress she said she was. But behind the jet-set lifestyle and pricey threads, prosecutors say, was a fraudster who bilked friends, banks and hotels for a taste of the high life. Sorokin, 28, lived in luxury New York City hotel rooms she couldn’t afford, promised a friend an all-expenses paid trip to Morocco and then stuck her with the $62,000 bill, and peddled bogus bank statements in a quest for a $22 million loan, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office alleges. On Wednesday, the one-time darling of the Big Apple social scene is scheduled to stand trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges alleging she swindled $275,000 in a 10-month odyssey that saw her jetting to Omaha and Marrakesh before landing in a cell at Rikers Island. “Her overall scheme has been to claim to be a wealthy German heiress with approximately … [Read more...] about A woman in New York City lived life as a German heiress. Prosecutors say it was all a sham.
HUDSON YARDS AERIAL VIEW COURTESY OF RELATED-OXFORD Officially open in New York City is the much acclaimed Hudson Yards. The largest private real estate development in the United States since Rockefeller Center, Hudson Yards is made up of 18 million square feet of commercial and residential space. Eight structures containing a mall, residences, first Equinox hotel, office buildings, a cultural facility and 14-acres of open space. Located between 30th and 34th Streets from 10th to 12th Avenues, Hudson Yards sits at the northern terminus of New York City’s elevated park, the High Line. Co-developed by primary developer Related Companies and major equity partner Oxford Properties, architectural firm Kohn Pedersen Fox designed the master site plan Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill, Thomas Heatherwick, Roche-Dinkeloo, and Diller Scofidio + Renfro contributed to the innovative individual structures designs. When Hudson Yards is fully completed, an estimated … [Read more...] about Inside New York City’s Hudson Yards