The Waldorf Astoria is a romantic getaway located in the heart of mid-town Manhattan, occupying an entire city block at Park Avenue and 50th street. When the hotel opened in 1931 it was the world's largest and tallest hotel. Today, the remarkable Art Deco building is a city landmark and one of the most famous hotels in the city.
Whether you need a restaurant reservation, or information about any of the attractions such as the Rockefeller Center or Central Park, the Waldorf Astoria's concierges are ready to assist you. The Theater Desk can make reservation for popular Broadway shows and sporting events to see on your romantic vacation, while the Transportation Desk arranges airport transfers and limousine hires. The Business Center at the hotel can assist business travelers with services such as secretarial and courier services.
Kenneth's Salon offers beauty services, including haircuts, manicures and pedicures. The salon and its staff of expert stylists attract numerous repeat guests. If you are celebrating a special occasion on your romantic vacation, the salon can help you get ready.
The fitness center, located on the the 19th floor, offers personal trainers and massage therapists that stand by to help guests create tailor-made fitness programs.
Individually Decorated Rooms and Suites
The hotel has 1,245 individually decorated guest rooms and suites with marble bathrooms. The Astoria Level offers 87 upgraded guest rooms and suites which feature complimentary use of the Astoria Lounge. Those who desire even more privacy can reserve a room at the Waldorf Towers.
Dining and Entertainment
The hotel houses several elegant restaurants, bars and lounges. The Peacock Elley restaurant serves French cuisine and features the famous Waldorf Brunch buffet on Sundays. Bull and bear, famous for its mahogany bar, serves prime steaks, chops and seafood. Oscar's, named after the hotel's famous style-setting maitre d' Oscar Tschirky, has been transformed into an American brasserie. Inagiku offers NewStyle Japanese cuisine in a stylish and exotic setting.
Sir Harry's Bar is a popular meeting spot. Moreover, guests can enjoy an afternoon tea and take in the grandeur of the hotel at the Cocktail Terrace overlooking the majestic hotel lobby.
Waldorf Towers: Luxury on Park Avenue
The Waldorf Towers, a boutique hotel occupying the 28th through 42nd floors of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, offers its guests privacy and personalized service. This is the residence of numerous heads-of-state, royalty, celebrities and corporate moguls. Notable guests have included every U.S. President since Herbert Hoover, Queen Elizabeth II, and quite a few Hollywood stars. Since the hotel opened in 1931, it has been the setting for great historical moments, including treaties, mergers, and peace initiatives.
There are 101 deluxe suites and 79 executive guest rooms. Each guest accommodation is individually decorated with French and English antiques, and museum-quality reproduction pieces. The rooms and suites feature crystal chandeliers which hang from 15-foot ceilings, Oriental rugs, oil paintings, custom-designed wall coverings, drapery and carpeting. Many of the suites offer dining rooms, full kitchens, and maids' quarters. Several residential apartments are available for long-term lease.
The hotel offers 24-hour room service as well as complete banquet services for en-suite catering for cocktail parties, formal dinner parties and business lunches.Guests can dine at several fine restaurants and lounges. Nearby attractions and hotels include the Rockefeller Center, a selection of spas, The St. Regis and Plaza Hotel.
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Location: 301 Park Avenue , New York City , New York , United States , 212-355-3000