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Hotel Plaza Athenee, Upper East Manhattan

Posted on March 2, 2011 | HotelsNo Comment

Soaked in one of the best appealing architectural styles, Hotel Plaza Athenee is a pure delight for the art lovers. It is the hub of the stately stone architecture reflected via its eye catching red canopy on the facade in European style as well as the inviting pure white marble on the lobby. Not only this, but also its gold domed eatery is the home of many master pieces – murals of pagodas, faux conservatory windows, murano glass, brass chandeliers, and chiffon colored walls and that a blend of north African as well as European décor, rich velvets, and lacquered walls are seen elsewhere.

Hotel Plaza Athenee soars proudly from a residential street edged by the trees as well as the legendary townhouses. It is located in the trendy Upper East Manhattan from where the Fifth Avenue, Central Park, theaters, Radio City Music Hall, and the Madison Avenue designer shops are accessed mere by a short walk. Thanks to this prime location that has rendered the hotel an easy-on-pocket stay of convenience and comfort. All kinds of travelers including the business class and families choosing to explore this area prefer this retreat. With its million-dollar refurbishment that has yet preserved its original European touch, this New York classiness is among the world’s most valued hotels.


At Hotel Plaza Athenee, there are 142 guest rooms as well as suites all of which are soaked in miscellaneous patterns and furnishings. Boasting the classy style of Europe, all the rooms have silky fabrics, big windows, beamed ceilings, ultra-modern beds with down duvets and 370-threaded Belgian linens, and Portuguese marble bathrooms in white as well as pink tints and with scales, phones, robes, mirrors, Paris private toiletries, deep soaking tubs, and dual sinks. The additional common amenities include: Cable television service, pay movies, premium television channel(s), CD player, curtains, in-room childcare (surcharge), cribs, air conditioning, climate control, complimentary newspaper, clock radio, multi-line phone, direct-dial phone, desk, extra towels/bedding, premium bedding, hair dryer, electronic/magnetic keys, housekeeping, in-room safe, Internet access (surcharge and wireless), hypo-allergenic bedding, iron/ironing board (on request), in-room massage, mini bar, microwave and refrigerator (on request), shower/tub combination, video-game console, voice mail, slippers, turndown service, spacious closet space, opening window, and daily delivery of The New York Times.


• Secure/Surcharge/Valet parking  • Limo or Town Car service  • Coffee in lobby  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby

• Air-conditioned public areas  • Restaurant(s) in hotel  • Room service (24 hours)  • Concierge desk  • Business center  • Business services  • Banquet facilities  • Audio-visual equipment  • Multiple conference/meeting rooms  • Multiple small meeting rooms

• Multilingual staff  • Complimentary, high-speed, and wireless Internet access in public areas  • Event catering  • Exhibit space  • Cell phone/mobile rental  • Translation services  • Secretarial services  • Technology helpdesk  • Currency exchange  • Tour assistance  • 24-hour front desk  • Safe-deposit box – front desk

• Doorman/doorwoman  • Express check-in and check-out  • Breakfast available (surcharge)  • Lounge  • Dry cleaning/laundry service  • Elevator/lift  • Medical aid  • Shoe shine  • Umbrella  • Porter/bellhop  • Security guard


• Discounted access to a nearby pool and health club  • 24-hour fitness center with cardio and weight equipment, cold towels, and wall-mounted TV  • Playground  • Swimming  • Tennis  • Ice skating  • Aerobics  • Boating  • Rowing  • Pilates classes/instruction  • Yoga classes/instruction  • Hiking/biking trails  • Bicycle rentals  • Running track/path  • Bird watching

At the Hotel Plaza Athenee, there is also a pampering Spa that boasts steam shower, dressing room, four treatment suites with lounge chairs, and an Asian theme. Expect body wraps, facials, manicures, reflexology, pedicures, massages including the Thai massage, and Valmont as well as Babor Cosmetics.


At Athenee, you have only one option to savor – the Arabelle that is an expert in offering an excellent Continental cuisine made from the fresh organic ingredients produce locally. You will also love to watch the vaulted ceiling, stunning archways, and Murano glass chandeliers. Expect buffet and à la carte breakfast except on Sundays, lunch from Tuesday to Saturday, and dinner daily besides Monday.


From $500 per night.

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