The Waldorf Astoria New York, New York USA
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A New York institution, almost a luxury resort in the city centre, that is recognised across the world as a destination in its own right. This extensive Art Deco property, dating back to 1931 overflows with nostalgia, from the ornate clock in the lobby to the glamorous silver corridor.
Many of the conference rooms and the Grand Ballroom have been beautifully restored to their former glory and represent a time when style and elegance were statement. The fine dining restaurant overflows with charm and the club-like bar must have many stories to tell.
Guests from across the world seeking nostalgia, decorum and a sure sense of respect for 1930s extravagance.
In the heart of the Midtown area, 1km (0.6 miles) to the east of Times Square and alongside a variety of other business orientated properties. This larger than life operation monopolises one whole block in one of New York’s smartest locations. Presentable shops and restaurants all around and the 51st Street subway station is 150m away. Bus stop 100m.
The Rockefeller Center is from 300m to the southwest. Times Square and the Broadway theatre district are 1km (0.6 miles) to the west. Central Park is 400m northwards with the Metropolitan Museum 800m further.
Leisure & Entertainment
No daytime or evening entertainment facilities onsite. There is, however, a variety of bars in the Times Square area where there is often live music during the evening.
Access & Mobility*
Property is wheelchair friendly but some of the communal areas involve stairs.
- One of the world’s most respected accommodation options
- Once the home of statesmen, film stars and royalty
- Popular with guests who have crossed the Atlantic by cruise liner
- Sumptuous carpets and elegant decor throughout
- In two sections with the Waldorf Towers to one side
- A place to see and be seen
- Food Outlet
- Internet Terminal
- Wifi Chargeable
- Wheel Chair Friendly
- Air Conditioning
- Minibar Fridge
- Disabled Rooms
- Internet access(cable)
- iPod Dock