New York is the city that never sleeps, but when it’s time to hit the sack on your next visit to the Big Apple, enjoy a stylish stay at these boutique gems.
The new style of hospitality at this stylish midtown boutique will have you feeling like quite the insider as you enjoy the perks of residency in The Den during a generous three-hour reception of curated cocktails and light fare.
Another breath of fresh air above the bustling city is the complimentary sweet and savory gourmet breakfast served on The Terrace. The 23rd floor outdoor space also hosts guests to an all-day barista bar with non-alcoholic bevvies and High Tea every afternoon (also complementary!).
The professional Pet Concierge ensures that “Special Residents” of the furry variety are treated like family with their own comfortable bed and bowl, along with a welcome basket of plush toys and treats from local New York vendors.
Park South Hotel
Fresh off a $20 million renovation, this elegantly modern hotel offers guests a fabulous staycation experience. Wear your Fashion Week best for incredible Japanese cuisine at o ya, and you’ll be saying “Ohhhh, yeah” after an 18-course Omakase tasting menu by James Beard Award-Winning Chef Tim Cushman).
Then, flash your room key to skip the rope scene like a true VIP and head up to a gorgeous rooftop lounge to unwind, surrounded by an unobstructed sea of city lights. Take in a fashion-themed movie screened on the adjacent building’s façade while your crew relaxes with a growler full of dangerously yummy piña coladas or frozen margaritas.
And if you’re feeling adventurous, go for the frozen gin Duke’s Martini served with a side spoon of caviar.
The High Line Hotel
History meets hip at this former 1895 Seminary Campus. Modern style and comfort throughout the boutique hotel’s 60 individually-decorated rooms is punctuated by eclectic touches like brass embossers and working 1922 rotary phones.
All rooms feature large windows overlooking The High Line or the private Parisian-inspired garden, where guests often sit to enjoy a caffeinated concoction by Intelligentsia. Joe Campanale’s popular outdoor Alta Linea celebrates aperitivi, the Italian tradition of pre-dinner drinks accompanied by small bites.
Head to the Hudson on a loaner Shinola bike to work off the frozen Negroni cocktails, fried artichokes, and roasted beets with whipped goat cheese before getting glam for the next show.
Contributed by Sascha Zuger