HotelChatter's Must-Stay Hotels for Summer 2014: Central Park, New York
The View from The Trump
Introducing our newest hotel guide--HotelChatter's Must Stay Hotels--where we pick four hotels for four different types of travelers in a particular neighborhood of one major city, starting with New York. This is also a seasonal guide so the options may change depending on when you're going. Got a question about where to stay and when? Email us.
Looking for a hotel in New York City? You can troll online review sites, crowdsource on Facebook and comb through endless “Best Hotels” lists but why do all that when we’ve done all the work for you already?
Here are four different hotels to try near Central Park. So whether you’re going for pleasure or work and whether you’ve got cash to throw around or have pennies to count, these hotels will fulfill your needs. One common thread running through these hotel picks? They have all free WiFi. So during your stay, you can write us a thank you email for the recommendation.
: This new hotel has filled their rooms with "quintessential" amenities like Duxiana beds, Sferra linens, Fresh toiletries, in-room Nespresso machines and Evolve technology panels. Downstairs is the stylish, two-story Wayfarer restaurant, a chic place to see and be seen.
$349 a night.
The corner of 57th and 6th.
TRUMP INTERNATIONAL HOTEL & TOWER CENTRAL PARK
: Nothing but the finest for the flagship Trump Hotel, whose address is simply 1 Central Park West. For a really luxe stay, book a two-room suite which has views over the park AND Columbus Circle. Then have your Trump Attaché bring up some take-out from Jean Georges restaurant downstairs.
$725 a night.
1 Central Park West and Broadway.
JW MARRIOTT ESSEX HOUSE
: The hotel is a just a (long) skip across the street from the park, perfect for tourists, but for biz travelers, the hotel also has the JW Marriott Executive Lounge
which serves breakfast, snacks and an honor bar in the evenings, making it a great place for meetings or to do real work.
$309 a night.
160 Central Park South at 58th.
HILTON GARDEN INN CENTRAL PARK SOUTH: This hotel is about five blocks south of the park but in your room, you'll find a 42-inch HDTV, microwave, refrigerator and a Keurig machine. (If you're a Marriott Rewards member, the Courtyard is next door.)
Room Rate: $269
Address: 237 W 54th St between Broadway and 8th.
[Photos: Trump Hotel/Facebook; HotelChatter; JW Marriott; and Hilton Garden Inn]