4.6 out of 5

With a stay at Hotel Plaza Athenee in New York (Upper East Side), you'll be minutes from Sandra Gering Gallery and Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art.

This 5-star hotel is close to Rockefeller Center and Broadway.

Make yourself at home in one of the 143 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring minibars and plasma televisions. Cable programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. Planning an event in New York? This hotel has 0 square feet (0 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and a meeting room.

Hotel Amenities

Located on the fashionable Upper East Side, the Hotel Plaza Athenee is 1 block from Central Park and Fifth Avenue. Barneys New York and designer boutiques such as Chanel, Valentino, and Hermès are within four short blocks.

The expertly staffed concierge desk is open around the clock. Guests enjoy complimentary use of the business center, as well as the newly renovated fitness center, which features natural light and plenty of cardio machines and free weights; both the business center and fitness facility are available 24 hours a day. Overnight shoe shine services, access to the house car, daily newspapers, and the onsite Spa Valmont for Plaza Athenee are also available to guests.

The elegant Arabelle restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch; a daily tea service is also served. The Bar Seine lounge evokes exotic lands, with its red lacquered walls, onyx sconces, Moroccan olive jars, and leather floor. Seasonal cocktails and light bites are served at the bar.

Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access is available in the lobby and lounge, as well as the guestrooms. Children are given free tickets to the Central Park Children's Zoo.

Small dogs get the royal treatment, including a bag of goodies and use of rattan beds and Ming-style bowls.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Computer station 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • One meeting room 
  • Total number of rooms - 143 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 0 
  • Conference center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 0 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hotel Plaza Athenee offers 143 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and video-game consoles. Each accommodation is individually decorated. Beds feature premium bedding. Plasma televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include safes and complimentary bottled water. In-room massages, hypo-allergenic bedding, and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Plasma television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Cribs available
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Gaming console
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Breakfast

You can order up room service around the clock.

Nearby Things to Do

The Hotel Plaza Athenee's 24-hour fitness center offers cardio machines, each equipped with its own TV, and free weights. Chilled towels, fresh fruit, and magazines are available. Personal training and yoga sessions can be arranged in advance.

Guests enjoy discounted access to a health club with a pool 2 blocks away.

Central Park, 1 block from the hotel, encompasses 843 acres of meadows, woods, cliffs, gardens, paths, and lakes in an emerald setting. Popular walking and running routes include Central Park Drive (closed to traffic during scheduled hours) and the path around the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The Loeb Boathouse, on a picturesque lake, rents rowboats. The Wollman Rink offers ice-skating in the winter, the Victorian Gardens Amusement Park during the warmer months, and splendid views of the park and city year-round.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 

Spa Services

The Spa Valmont for Plaza Athenee features 4 private treatment suites. Each suite houses a dressing room, lounge chair, and a private steam shower. All treatment rooms offer complete spa services, including massages, facials, body wraps, reflexology, manicures, pedicures, aromatherapy treatments and a comprehensive spa menu. Specialty rooms offer Thai massage and couples massage treatments. Advanced reservations are required for massages and treatments.

  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Body treatments 

Accessibility

If you need to make requests for accessibility needs, please complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 1 PM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets: USD 125 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 125 per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room (weight limit: 25 lb)

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to hotel policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: USD 39 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 65 per day
  • Pet deposit: USD 125 per stay
  • Pet fee: USD 125 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 65 per night
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Name

  • Athenee
  • Athenee Plaza
  • Athenee Plaza Hotel
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  • Hotel Plaza Athenee New York
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  • Plaza Athenee New York City

You should know

Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 14 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding. Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Hotel Plaza Athenee is listed in the 2010 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

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