With just over a month to go to New York Fashion Week Fall 2015, we suggest you book your accommodation now. Baroque Travel takes a look at the hippest hotels where you can lay your head between Feb 12 and 19…
This newly opened ultra-luxurious hotel in Midtown is a heady blend of classic Parisian elegance and contemporary Manhattan magic. Sumptuous and Boissier, the hotel offers 114 spacious, light-filled rooms and suites. This spectacular soaring 50-story skyscraper with its iconic glass facade is home to a contemporary French restaurant called Chevalier, as well as a spa, fitness centre, pool and every other facility necessary to make guests feel pampered and relaxed. Throughout the hotel and the accompanying private residences is an unmatched private collection of superb artworks and photographs collected by connoisseur Frédéric Chambre as well as specially created masterpieces on Baccarat Harcourt glasses by 12 local artists created which are on display throughout the establishment.
20 West 53rd Street, tel: 1 212 765 5300
Located in exclusive Soho, this modern, elegant hotel offers guests an intimate environment in a choice of just 75 spacious high ceiling-ed rooms and suites on six floors. Of course, it boasts an idyllic location in Manhattan, especially for designer shopping and great night clubs, and with its effortless cool, it is a favorite with the fashion savvy. Aside from superb accommodation with spacious en suite bathrooms, guests enjoy a library of magazines and books in the lobby, free Wifi, a laundry and dog walking service and superb contemporary food at the renowned Mercer Kitchen, which is located on two levels. There’s an informal restaurant on the lower level as well as a café on the street level where the fashion and media crowd like to mingle in the evenings.
147 Mercer Street, tel: 1 212 966 6060
The NoMad Hotel
Down the street from the ever-popular Ace Hotel, the unbelievably hip and stylish NoMad is home to a number of spaces frequented by the It crowd. Everything here is chic and hip, from the Maison Kitsune boutique to a choice of 6 different bars and restaurants. The atrium is one of the most popular daytime locations, ideal for a caffeine fix or breakfast, while at night everybody heads for the 2-story bar, which offers a sublime cocktail and food menu. Accommodation is reminiscent of Europe at its grandest, while the food is divine, created by Daniel Humm of the renowned 11 Madison Park. Try the roast chicken, the most popular dish on the menu. 1170 Broadway, Flatiron, Gramercy Park, tel: 1 212 796 1500
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
The pleasures of Fifth Avenue and Broadway are within walking distance, and this stunning hotel, situated on the top of the Time Warner Center building, offers 244 modern rooms with breathtaking panoramic views over lush Central Park, the Hudson River and the rest of Manhattan. Of course, everything here is ultra-plush; facilities include a spa, fitness center, 75-foot indoor pool, a trendy lounge and superb contemporary restaurant. With an unbeatable location in the midst of the action, this hotel is as chic as its surroundings. Whether you’re savoring afternoon tea, a cocktail before dinner, a rejuvenating massage or a private yoga class, this hotel offers a superlative experience during Fashion Week.
80 Columbus Circle at 60th Street, tel: 1 212 805 8800
Robert de Niro’s hip New York hotel in the trendy Tribeca district is another popular choice during Fashion Week – and for good reason. Here you’re far enough away from the noise, but close enough so that you don’t miss out on any of the action of Fashion Week. The 88 bedrooms are beautiful, or choose one of the 12 suites, or even the penthouse. And when it comes to facilities, you’ll find everything imaginable on tap, from a DVD library and drawing room to a fitness center, spa, indoor pool lit by Japanese lanterns and a stunning restaurant, Locanda Verde, where Italian comfort food is the order of the day. Sip Bellinis at the Parisian-style bar, or pore over the wine and vodka menu’s before choosing your choice of tipple.
377 Greenwhich Street, tel: 1 212 941 8900
Four Seasons New York
Located in Midtown East, this plush hotel with its Art Deco lamps and onyx ceiling is as elegant as it is dramatic. Offering beautiful views over Central Park, the five-star Four Seasons New York is stylish and sophisticated. Accommodation is in a choice of 368 plush, spacious rooms service is attentive, and, like all Four Seasons hotels around the world, everything is sophisticated and sumptuous. The restaurant offers a varied contemporary menu, the bar is the place to see and be seen, every facility is available to make guests feel pampered and relaxed. It’s the perfect base from which to enjoy all that Fashion Week has to offer.
57 East 57th Street, tel: 1 212 758 5700
* How to book
To book any of these iconic hotels, contact us at Baroque Travel on 212-726-0711 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.