For the Most Luxurious New York Experience, Stay Here

When a visitor thinks of New York City, oftentimes they think of the hotels. It's no surprise - after all, New York's hotels have been the stars of countless movies and books throughout the ages. Love stories have blossomed in the halls and celebrities have sipped martinis in the bars. A luxury hotel in New York is unlike any other in the world. But which one is right for your fairytale visit? 

On on hand, you have the classics. The Ritz. The St. Regis. The Plaza Hotel. These tried-and-true gems are legends for a reason. They have opulence on lock, spare no expense in the name of their guests and have delighted patrons for generations. 

On the other hand, newcomers like The NoMad Hotel or The Nolitan wow guests with their modern take on luxury. Effortlessly cool, they exude a confidence in their surroundings that's tough to beat. 

In the list below, we detail out the top ten luxury hotels in New York. All offer a fantastic experience, but the best for you will depend on your personal style, the things you hold near and dear and ultimately, what luxurious and lavish lifestyle you'd like to step into during your stay.

Lower East Side
The Nolitan
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Probably the most modern on the list, The Nolitan Hotel's rooms are warehouse-style conversions overlooking the streets of Nolita. A boutique hotel in every sense of the word, the Nolitan's 57 rooms aren't the largest, but they're still...  Read More

Crosby Street Hotel
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A hip, downtown take on a luxury hotel, Crosby Street Hotel has been attracting the cool kids since it opened in SoHo in 2009. Since then, the neighborhood has exploded, but the hotel has retained its cool factor while still managing to provide...  Read More



Located across from Carnegie Hall, the Park Hyatt is a modern upgrade on the luxurious hotels that dot NYC's streets. With 118 guest rooms and 92 suites, no detail was spared in making this hotel one of the greats. The Presidential Suites are...  Read More



Another corner of Central Park, another luxury hotel. This time, it's the famed Plaza Hotel. The star of countless films and an unprecedented number of love stories, this hotel is perhaps New York's most loved, and for good reason. It's a...  Read More



On the smaller side, the Lowell Hotel is only 74 rooms on a quiet, tree-lined street on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The Lowell is also one of the only hotels in the city with fully functional, wood-burning fireplaces, terraces and kitchens in...  Read More

Flatiron District
The NoMad Hotel
Photo courtesy of The NoMad Hotel


Designed as a modern take on a Parisian flat, The NoMad Hotel calls a fully restored Beaux-Arts building home. Though New Yorkers and visitors flock to the restaurant and the hotel's library bar, the rooms are masterpieces in their own rights....  Read More



The St. Regis in New York is luxuriously appointed and ideally located on 5th Avenue in Manhattan. From enormous floral arrangements in the lobby to your own private butler, there is no detail too small for the staff at the St. Regis. Recently...  Read More



From the minute the doorman greets you at The Ritz-Carlton in New York, you know that you are in very good hands. Central Park is kind of a big deal in New York, so if it is possible for your pocketbook, why not stay steps away in the heart of...  Read More



Located in Columbus Circle, Mandarin Oriental is the place to stay if you're looking to be primped and pampered. As the only Forbes Five-Star spa in the city, the hotel offers guests the chance to relax with one of their signature massages or...  Read More



Located in Midtown Manhattan, the Four Seasons offers travelers sweeping views of the city and Central Park. Rooms and suites are limited to 16 per floor and guests have their pick of baller amenities, including access to a private Rolls-Royce...  Read More


Meet Andrea Wien

Andrea Wien was bitten by the travel bug from an early age, and has lived in New York, Seattle, Cleveland and Sydney, Australia since 2007.

When she's not traveling or planning a trip, you'll...  More About Andrea