Located in the bustling heart of Manhattan, the Upper East Side of New York City is a neighbourhood that exudes timeless elegance and charm. Steeped in history and a playground for the city’s elite, this enclave offers a unique blend of culture, sophistication, and opulence. As you stroll along tree-lined streets, you’ll be greeted by a seamless fusion of classic pre-war architecture and modern luxury residences. The renowned Museum Mile, home to the Guggenheim and the Met, promises art enthusiasts an unrivalled experience. High-end boutiques and gourmet restaurants line Madison Avenue, offering visitors the chance to indulge in a shopping spree and savour culinary delights. Central Park’s eastern edge provides a natural oasis where residents and tourists alike can escape the urban hustle. Read on to discover our favourite luxury hotels in the area.
The Mark Hotel
Join the ranks of Selena Gomez, Emma Watson, Gigi Hadid, Gisele, Kendall Jenner and the Beckhams when you stay at The Mark. The glamorous 16-storey property is situated on East 77th Street at Madison Avenue. Ebony, sycamore, and nickel furnishings, Italian linens by Quagliotti and marble bathrooms punctuate its 141 classic bedrooms. Foodies will love celebrity chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten (a great place to star spot) and the mood-lit Chi-Chi restaurant and bar. And the stylish address caters well to families; Maclaren pushchairs, toys and goodies are provided, with “Woof Woof Kits” for canine guests.
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel
The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel is somewhat of a New York Landmark, conveniently located on Madison Avenue and just one block from Central Park it is the perfect base for exploring the great city. Guests can choose from 189 lavish rooms including 90 suites – all of which are exquisitely decorated and seamlessly combine elegance and comfort. From fine dining or a weekend brunch to creative cocktails and classic Cabaret, the chic restaurant options at the hotel offer guests an unparalleled Uptown dining experience merging culinary artistry with flawless service. With a salon, fitness centre and the Valmont Spa at The Carlyle – one of the best in New York – guests can enjoy relaxation, pampering and a workout with world-class facilities. And with a dedicated and passionate team on hand- a stay at The Carlyle is sure to be a fine one.