The Peninsula, Midtown
If you’re looking to hit the city in your highest-of-heels and live the superstar-life in New York, there is nowhere quite like The Peninsula to make you feel like an out-and-out A-lister. Ideally situated in Midtown Manhattan, just minutes from Central Park and in the prestigious shopping and entertainment district, you step directly from the chaotic buzz of Fifth Avenue into a rarified world, where porters in white livery greet you by name, the air is scented with fresh flowers, and nothing, but nothing, is too much trouble. Rooms are large by Manhattan standards, and with supremely comfortable beds, and even a pillow menu (yes, it is
a thing), you could be forgiven for forgetting you are in the city that never sleeps. Keep the luxe alive with a visit to the spa, and indulge in a limb-melting Vedic aromatherapy treatment, or head to the Salon de Ning, the hotel’s rooftop bar, where expert mixologists will whip up signature cocktails, such as the Bird’s Eye, a punchy combo of hot pepper-infused tequila, raspberry and lime juice.
Wow Factor Suite guests can take advantage of a three-hour, chauffeur-driven, concierge-designed sightseeing tour in The Peninsula’s Mini Cooper.
Go A Superior Room costs from £632 per night; peninsula.com/new-york
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