Plan a romantic New York vacation at the historic Algonquin Hotel, enjoy its elegant rooms, central location in Midtown Manhattan, and attend the live Cabaret show at the acclaimed Oak Room. You will be steps away from the theaters of Broadway, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, and the shops of Fifth Avenue.

The hotel cat Matilda it the hotel's most famous resident. She receives letters from hotel guests from all over the world.

There are 174 rooms and suites with modern amenities added in the 1998 historical restoration of the hotel which was originally built in 1902. Each room has dual line speaker phones with data ports, high-speed Internet access and Dorothy Prentice bath amenities. The 24 suites include a fully stocked refrigerator and a complimentary bowl of fruit. Consider booking one of the romantic suites.

The lobby has been restored with writing desks and antique furniture, creating an ideal setting for reading and intimate conversation.

Dining and Entertainment

At night, experience dinner and cabaret at the Oak Room, with performances on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights (seasonally). Dinner seating begins at 7 pm and the show starts at 9 pm. A second Cabaret show is available on Friday and Saturday evenings at 11:30 pm with light supper available at 10:30 pm. Dinner and cabaret rates start at $50 per person. For current cabaret schedule and reservations, call 212-419-9331.

Dining is also available in the Round Table Room and the Blue Bar, while drinks are served in the lobby.

Vacation Tip

If you want to see a particular Broadway show or a sports event while in the city, the concierge (212-840-6800) is a good resource to help you get the right tickets.

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Doubles start at $375 per night; suites from $431.

Location: 59 West 44th Street , Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, New York City , New York , United States , 888-304-2047