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A Hedonist’s guide to…

New York

Wythe Hotel
Housed in an old factory building from 1901, The Wythe Hotel is a boutique hotel offering incredible views over the Manhattan skyline and sleek interiors.
Thompson’s Smyth Tribeca opens Toro Bar
Thompson's Smyth Tribeca opens sumptuous Spanish inspired cocktail bar Toro designed by Avroko.
The Whitby
A second New York hotel for the Firmdale Group, The Whitby shows the group has hotel design down to an art, with luxe rooms and an in-house cinema.
The W Union Sq.
W Union Square's landmark 1911 Guardian Life building has the city at it's fingertips.
The Surrey
The Surrey is glamorously reminiscent of the Upper East Side's past.
The Standard East Village
The Standard East Village is striking, stylish and chic. This 21-storey tower has beautiful rooms, super cocktails and one of the best restaurants around...
The Standard
Towering graciously above the neighbouring warehouses and the High Line, this glistening glass wonder offers stunning city views.
The Royalton New York Opens Bar Forty Four
The Royalton New York launches an exclusive new cocktail bar and employs the talents of some of Americas's best known mixologists.
The Royalton
One of the first boutique hotels in Manhattan the Royalton remains one of the best.
The Roxy Tribeca Grand
The exclusive Roxy Tribeca Grand's location is utterly unrivaled.
The Quin
The Quin offers a quintessential New York experience – if you like high-end amenities, amazing dining and location, and sumptuous guestrooms that is.
The Plaza
Found on the southern fringes of Central Park, The Plaza is arguably New York’s most iconic hotel.
The Pierre
No expense has been spared to make this one of the largest and best hotels in this city.
The Peninsula
The fusion between contemporary accessories with old-world grace makes this hotel a special pick.
The Nolitan hotel in New York to open in August
Ond of the Big Apple's trendiest neighbourhoods, Nolita, will be welcoming the opening of The Nolitan hotel in August.
The Muse
Personal pampering for both you and your pooch in the heart of Times Square.
The Mercer
The fact that the owner dates Uma Thurman shouldn't impress you but it should alert you to the credentials of the place.
The Marmara Park Avenue
Light, airy and unexpectedly modern, The Marmara Park Avenue offers a welcome retreat from the busy streets of Manhattan.
The Mark
A recession defying refurbishment has embellished the elegance and exclusivity of this luxury hotel.
The Maritime Hotel
What the Maritime lacks in cutting-edge contemporary design it certainly makes up for in atmosphere.
The Marcel at Gramercy
Inoteca, The Marcel at Gramercy's fine Italian eatery, merits a visit whether you are staying or not.
The Mansfield
Situated in Midtown East the Mansfield blends seemlessly in with its rather grand surroundings.
The Ludlow
Housed in a 20-floor red brick building on the Lower East Side, The Ludlow is a sleek hotel offering boho-luxe style and a buzzy French restaurant.
The London NYC
Here British establishment figures - designer David Collins, chef Gordon Ramsay and concierge service Quintessentially - try and help guide homesick expats through the supposedly baffling maze of New York.
The Loews Regency
A landmark among New York’s collection of classic hotels, The Loews Regency has enjoyed the favour of film stars, socialites and royalty over the years.
The Library Hotel
The smallish rooms are made up for by the Library itself, a great place to unwind after a day hitting the shops.
The Knickerbocker Hotel
A peaceful, sleek hotel overlooking Times Square, The Knickerbocker Hotel has a rooftop bar, cuisine from Charlie Palmer and 350 soundproofed rooms.
The James
A boutique hotel in SoHo, The James has a residential vibe and some seriously stylish outdoor and rooftop spaces, including an urban garden and plunge pool.
The Greenwich
Innovative and imaginative; The Greenwich is a treat for technophiles.
The Empire Hotel
Majestic modernity, happily situated adjacent to Central Park. Guests enjoy the rooftop pool deck, bar and lounge.
The Carlyle
The Carlyle is a timeless classic a showcase of great art and a sanctuary of privacy.
The Bryant Park
A stylish modern boutique hotel this a great choice if you are in town for work or play.
The Broome Hotel
A Parisian-inspired boutique hotel in New York’s SoHo district, The Broome Hotel offers guests a serene setting in which to unwind after a busy day.
The Bowery
This hotel combines eclectic design gadgets galore and one of the trendiest bars in town.
The Benjamin
The Benjamin provides discerning New York travelers with intimacy and comfort.
The Beekman
Housed in a landmark building in Lower Manhattan, The Beekman has been fully restored and is now even more striking than when it was first build in 1881.
Tao Uptown
Specialising in mouthwatering pan-Asian cuisine, Tao Uptown is revered on the New York dining scene for its club-like vibe and high-end clientele.
Take it all in at The Peninsula Hotel’s new Sun Terrace
New York is best seen from above. With that in mind, head to The Peninsula Hotel's new Sun Terrace for one of the city's best views, cocktail in-hand.
St. Regis Hotel launches E Butler App
St Regis's brand new E Butler app enables guests to real time 'chat' with their butler.
Soho House
Chic decadence seeps from every pore of this building a top choice for a trendy media-set.

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