New York City's Most Luxurious Hotels Worth Planning a Trip Around
Historic, modern, or somewhere in between, New York's best luxury hotels are simply the coolest way to travel in style.
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Manhattan spells sophistication and excitement for most visitors. Busy days sightseeing, browsing museums or shops, and walking among the throngs of New York’s citizens make it a pleasure to spend evenings in the serenity and comfort of a quality hotel. Even business travelers—or perhaps especially business travelers—deserve a place to relax in luxurious surroundings after a day in the Big Apple.
The end of the year holidays are wonderful in New York with the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, ice skating rink, holiday markets, twinkling lights on every street, and exquisitely decorated store windows. Those festive times attract thousands of visitors each day for a Manhattan holiday experience. The icing on the cake—or the star topping the tree—is a stay at one of New York’s classic luxe hotels.
From uptown to downtown, east side to west side, New York City offers special places to spend the night. View the city from another perspective as thousands of lights illuminate the skyline while you reflect on your day. Continue creating happy memories at one of these grand hotels, many with histories dating back to the city’s early days, updated for comfort while retaining the marks of their legendary past.
Below, a list of New York's most celebrated luxurious hotels—all American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts properties.