79% Based on 2387 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in the heart of Manhattan awaits you at The Plaza Hotel, a recipient of the prestigious Conde Nast Gold List award in 2014. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find popular attractions like Barney's and Bloomingdale's. Highlights at this family-friendly hotel include 4 restaurants, 3 bars/lounges, and a full-service spa.

All 282 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with cable channels, and you can enjoy sitting areas, WiFi, and DVD players. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and slippers, while premium linens invite a good night's rest. Additionally, in-room childcare, free newspapers, and in-room massages are available.

A relaxing day at Guerlain Spa can include deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with aromatherapy and reflexology. The restaurant, The Palm Court, serves American cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Enjoy the 24-hour fitness center and sauna. 21500 square feet (1997 square meters) of event facilities include conference space, and other business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service. Plus you'll find WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Full breakfast is available daily between 6:30 AM and 11 AM. There's also valet parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 5-star Central New York City hotel include Museum of Modern Art and Carnegie Hall.

Plaza King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$489 per night

Edwardian Suite King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite (Pulitzer 5th Avenue)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite (Partial Park View)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe King

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

79% of guests recommend out of 2387 reviews

Excellent 1517
Good 438
Average 214
Poor 126
Terrible 92
Value <span>3.5</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

Property Features

The Plaza Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, a sauna, and a 24-hour fitness center. There are 4 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 3 bars/lounges and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have WiFi for a fee. Business amenities include a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event space at this hotel measures 21500 square feet (1997 square meters) and includes conference space. Spa services, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the luxury The Plaza Hotel. A roundtrip airport shuttle during limited hours is available for a fee. For a fee, parking is available.

  • 282 guestrooms or units
  • 20 levels
  • 4 dining venues
  • 3 bars or lounges
  • 8 conference rooms
  • 21500 sq ft of conference space
  • 1997 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1907
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • DVD player

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: New York, NY (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) (28.1 km / 17.5 mi)
  • Train station: New York Grand Central Terminal Station (2.1 km / 1.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Plaza Hotel offers 282 air-conditioned accommodations with DVD players and minibars. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and complimentary toiletries. This Manhattan hotel provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include laptop-compatible safes and hair dryers. In-room massages and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • DVD player
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

The Palm Court - This restaurant specializes in American cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Open daily.

Todd English Food Hall - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast only. Open daily.

Champagne Bar - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

The Plaza Food Hall - This delicatessen specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Central Park, across from the hotel, encompasses 843 acres of meadows, woods, cliffs, ravines, 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 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.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Spa Services

Enter the world of Guerlain beauty and savor a spa experience where innovation and performance go hand in hand with customization, luxury, emotion, and sensuality. Guerlain offers facials, massages, and other special treatments.

The Guerlain massage method was born in 1939, which remains unique and exclusive today. It has been enriched with numerous exclusive treatment protocols, all with the aim of offering great beauty expertise. The very essence of the Guerlain experience is to transform your beauty treatment into an event created for you and you alone – a real alchemy between our know-how and our beauty expertise.

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available during limited hours. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 75.00 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets: USD 250 per pet, per stay
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Weight limit: 20 lb

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

This property does not allow photography in the lobby; photography may also be restricted in other areas of the building. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 50 and USD 80 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 14.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 248 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD 248 (one-way), (from 0 to 12 years old)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 95.00 per day
  • Pet fee: USD 250 per pet, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 75.00 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

You should know

  • The Plaza Hotel offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • Up to 2 children 12 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.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

  • The Plaza Hotel is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2014 Travel + Leisure 500.
  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.