Posh accommodation, the legendary King Cole Bar and perfect service prove that St Regis ny lives up to the ballyhoo.On 55th Street, adjacent to the frenzy of Fifth Avenue business, shopping, and tourism. You’ll be in the thick of Midtown and four blocks from Central Park.
Times Square, the Theatre District, and all its pomp and circumstance lie a short 15 minutes away on foot. Meanwhile, stroll to the parade of fashion boutiques on the avenue, the Museum of Modern Art and Rockefeller Center.Subway access is great – you’ll have entrances to 6 lines in six minutes or less.There’s no need to worry about hailing cabs; the St Regis doorman has you covered.
Relish the Beaux-Arts architecture of St Regis New York. Once the tallest structure in NYC, the building – along with its elegant canopied, scarlet-carpeted entrance – is still a standout in this pocket of Midtown Manhattan. As for the interior, scores of marble, elaborate metalwork, crystal chandeliers, gilded moldings, and Trompe-l’oil ceilings set this masterpiece apart from most other city hotels.
This timeless icon swings back to an earlier era; the epitome of glamour and sophistication. John Jacob Astor IV strived to create the “finest hotel in the world” when he opened The St. Regis more than a century ago. Today, this five-star property still aims to offer the best service and amenities, with well-trained and pleasant staff ensuring each visitor receives first-class treatment.
Around-the-clock pantryman service is enclosed for all guests in spite fare class. White-gloved butlers fetch beverages, assist with packing and unpacking, press garments (two free per guest per stay), shine shoes, and more. Health-conscious travelers will want to check out the state-of-the-art fitness center.
A Bentley House Car remains on call for drop-offs within a 10-block radius. All of the 238 rooms boast generous space, Beaux-Arts detailing, luxurious textiles, sumptuous mattresses and bedding, Laboratoire Remède toiletries, ultra-speedy internet, Bose sound systems, and complimentary bottled water.
Large multi-room suites provide every possible bell and whistle one could dream of, including two baths, heated floors, a plethora of closet space, and electronic windows shades. The Royal Suite has a large foyer with a posh powder room ideal for guests. It also features a graceful living space, dining area and kitchen sat on one side of the entrance, with a stylish and cozy master suite on the other. Lofty windows provide superb city views.
According to legend, the Bloody Mary as we know it today was concocted at the King Cole Bar for the first time in 1934 by French bartender Ferdinand Petiot. The bar has been featured in several films and promises a fun – and sometimes raucous – scene packed with the city’s stylish and elite.
Alongside the bar and lobby, Astor Court is a sophisticated lounge and restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch on weekends.
Expect menu classics such as French onion soup, burrata and heirloom tomatoes, a bacon double cheeseburger, and a simple grilled menu of meat and fish. Breakfast here is relaxing and worth the splurge. Omelets, pancakes, a healthy breakfast salad, and various ‘Benedicts’ round out the offerings. For big appetites (or to share), consider the Astor Benedict: seven eggs with Maine lobster, jumbo lump crab, and caviar, served with a virgin red snapper.