Since it opened its doors in 1931, New York City's historic Carlyle Hotel has been a "home away from home" for a number of sophisticated travelers, including presidents, actors and Hollywood producers. Located on Madison Avenue, this luxury hotel offers its guests privacy, attentive service, fitness center and spectacular views of Central Park.
The Carlyle Restaurant offers romantic formal dining while Cafe Carlyle features performances by Bobby Short, Eartha Kitt, Woody Allen and other artists. In public spaces around the hotel, guests can admire museum-quality art and antiques dating to the eighteenth century.
The Carlyle Hotel is located on Madison Avenue and 76th street, near Central Park, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney and the Frick which you can visit on your luxury vacation. Boutique shopping is just steps away on Madison Avenue which is home to a number of international stores, including Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, Versace, Hermes and Prada. A carriage ride is a romantic New York classic, featured in countless movies.
Sense spa at The Carlyle in New York is a tranquil oasis with five treatments rooms, a relaxation room and a special Duet suite for side-by-side treatments. This New York spa has separate men's and women's changing rooms, each with their own steam room.
One of the spa treatment rooms has a state of the art Kohler DTV shower, a customizable system combining water, sound, light and steam. Sense Spa has a high-tech fitness center and a salon.
Guest Rooms at The Carlyle Have a Residential Feel
The hotel offers 128 rooms, 56 luxury suites and 60 residential apartments, ideal for a honeymoon in New York City. Each guest accommodation was individually furnished with rich color schemes such as Chinese red, burnt orange and celadon. Precious pieces of art, such as antique porcelain lamps, vases and Louis XV style furniture, adorn hotel guest rooms.
Dining and Entertainment
The Carlyle Restaurant offers intimate dining in an elegant room furnished with Aubusson rugs, Ampola china, marble mantels, and lavish floral arrangements. The restaurant serves fresh interpretations of French cuisine and features a half million-dollar wine cellar.
Hotel guests can enjoy a light morning breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea at the hotel's famous "living room" The Gallery.
The hotel's romantic Cafe Carlyle features famous entertainers, including Rita Moreno, Woody Allen and Bobby Short.
Bemelmans Bar, named for the artist/satirist Ludwig Bemelmans, is popular with politicians, movie stars and magnates. The bar offers a sophisticated bar menu and a taste of New York glamour. Nearby you will find Conservatory Water, Alice in Wonderland Statue and the Mark hotel. Lincoln Center, the American Museum of Natural History and Strawberry Fields are just across the park.