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Hotel Plaza Athenee

5 stars
37 East 64th Street, New York, NY 10065
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
46 reviews
Fabulous. Amazing

This hotel always makes you feel like royalty. Very very special See full review

  • Grb super stud
  • Apr 2, 2014
Delightful hotel

Excellent in all ways. They have a superb restaurant. See full review

  • DAVID the humble
  • Feb 10, 2014
Well-respected grand European style boutique hotel in Manhattan
Following a recent multimillion dollar renovation, guests relish staying at the "new" Hotel Plaza Athenee. It is elegant, extremely comfortable, and understated, but pampers guests with outstanding service. Located in a quiet, atmospheric tree-lined residential street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, guests at Hotel Plaza Athenee can live life like a local New Yorker in the surroundings of many traditional New York townhouses.
3 Reasons To Stay:
  • Guests feel like they are staying in an authentic New York neighborhood
  • Complimentary use of the business and fitness centers
  • Exclusive use of the luxurious four-suite spa
Hotel Plaza Athenee Rooms
Each of the 142 rooms at the Hotel Plaza Athenee is individually styled to the highest standards.  Find a comfortable sitting area along with plasma televisions with access to 300 channels and on-demand movies to keep the most ardent viewer entertained. Deep soaking tubs, marble baths, and dual sinks mean that guests are able to spread out in the bathroom. Climb into a turned-down bed and sleep between luxurious Italian Sferra linen sheets at night. Contemporary furnishings, a sitting area, writing desks and sensitive lighting provide an atmosphere to suit most occasions. The suites have living rooms and full kitchenettes that are ideal for a long stay. For an ideal spot to relax after a busy day or a romantic encounter, choose a suite with an enclosed terrace. For even more atmosphere, select one with an outdoor balcony and relax while enjoying the twinkling lights of the Manhattan skyline. All Hotel Plaza Athenee guests feel pampered while staying at this fine hotel, but for ultimate pampering, consider staying in one of the two presidential suites, which are truly palatial.
Things To Do:
  • Central Park (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (0.9 mi/1.4 km) 
  • Times Square (1.4 mi/2.3 km)
  • Ground Zero Museum (3.5 mi/5.6 km)
  • Bloomingdale's Department Store (3.4 mi/5.6 km)
Policies and fees
  • Parking facilities available for a fee
  • Pets are allowed in the property with a $125 per stay pet fee.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Hotel Plaza Athenee Rooms

Classic King
King bedded room with writing desk, 2 chairs and occasional table, marble bathrooms, plasma TV and CD player or ipod docking station. The style is classic European elegance. Some classic rooms have a pantry. These rooms are located on floors 2-4 and the average size is 320 sq ft (30 sq meters).
Superior King
Well appointed king-bedded guestroom featuring new dcor with a European townhouse feel. Fabrics are in either a cinnamon and yellow scheme or a more muted grey, beige and mint green palette. French Beaux-Arts furnishings, plasma TV, CD player or ipod docking station and marble bathrooms, some with stall shower. Some Superior rooms have a pantry. These rooms are located on Floors 2-16 and the average size is 330 sq ft (31 square meters). These rooms have interior and city views.
Deluxe King
King bedded luxury guestroom with sweeping city skyline views or front facing views overlooking the residences of a quiet, tree-lined street. These guestrooms are newly renovated and feature the sumptuous dcor of a European townhouse, French Beaux-Arts furnishings, plasma TV, CD player or ipod docking station, marble bathrooms, some with stall shower and dual sinks. Fabrics are in either a cinnamon and yellow scheme or more muted grey, beige and mint green palette. These rooms are located on floors 3-16 and the average size is 365 square feet (34 square meters).
Classic Suite
Spacious One Bedroom Suite at 670 sq ft (62 sq meters). Elegant European townhouse dcor with front facing views of the residences on this tree-lined street. Master bedroom, separate living room with hardwood floors, fully equipped kitchenettes with microwave, stove, refridgerator and coffeemaker. Master bathroom with dual sinks, separate shower and deep soaking tub and additional half bathroom off the living room area, plasma TV's, Ipod docking stations.
Executive King
King bedded room with writing desk, 2 chairs and occasional table, marble bathrooms, plasma TV and CD player or ipod docking station. The style is classic European elegance. These rooms are located on floors 2-4 and the average size is 295 sq ft (27.4 sq meters).

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
General
Concierge
Pet friendly
Activities
Fitness Center
Dining
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle

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Hotel Map

40.7666 -73.9683
Area served
New York.
Nearby airports
JFK International Airport.
Area description
Prime location on the fashionable Upper East Side of Manhattan, 5 blocks to Midtown Manhattan, Located on a quiet, tree-lined street surrounded by the lovely townhouses of East 64th Street One block from Central Park Madison Avenue, considered by many as the best shopping street in New York City, is just steps away from the hotel, Walking distance to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Whitney Museum and the Frick Collection, Walking distance to Barney's, Bloomingdale's and Bergdorf Goodman Department stores. 12 miles from LaGuardia Airport, 16 miles from JFK and 23 miles from Newark Liberty Airport. The closest subway stations to the hotel are: 4, 5, 6, N, R, W trains at 59th Street and Lexington F and V trains at 63rd and Lexington N, R, W trains at 5th Avenue.

Nearby points of interest

  • Park Avenue: 0.2 mi
  • Knickerbocker Club: 0.2 mi
  • Council On Foreign Relations: 0.2 mi
  • Bloomingdale's: 0.2 mi
  • Barney's: 0.2 mi
  • Central Park Zoo: 0.2 mi
  • Harmonie Club: 0.2 mi
  • Metropolitan Club: 0.2 mi
  • Fifth Avenue: 0.3 mi
  • Takashimaya: 0.3 mi
  • FAO Schwarz: 0.3 mi
  • The Frick Collection: 0.3 mi
  • Asia Society and Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Frick Collection: 0.3 mi
  • Bloomberg Tower: 0.3 mi
  • Park Avenue: 0.2 mi
  • Knickerbocker Club: 0.2 mi
  • Council On Foreign Relations: 0.2 mi
  • Bloomingdale's: 0.2 mi
  • Barney's: 0.2 mi
  • Central Park Zoo: 0.2 mi
  • Harmonie Club: 0.2 mi
  • Metropolitan Club: 0.2 mi
  • Fifth Avenue: 0.3 mi
  • Takashimaya: 0.3 mi
  • FAO Schwarz: 0.3 mi
  • The Frick Collection: 0.3 mi
  • Asia Society and Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Frick Collection: 0.3 mi
  • Bloomberg Tower: 0.3 mi
  • Bergdorf Goodman: 0.4 mi
  • Trump Tower: 0.4 mi
  • Sony Wonder Technology Lab: 0.4 mi
  • Sony Building: 0.4 mi
  • Henri Bendel: 0.5 mi
  • Victorian Gardens, Central Park: 0.5 mi
  • University Club: 0.5 mi
  • Whitney Museum of American Art: 0.5 mi
  • Lever House: 0.5 mi
  • Municipal Art Society: 0.5 mi
  • 57th Street: 0.6 mi
  • Paley Park: 0.6 mi
  • Citicorp Center: 0.6 mi
  • Tuscan Square: 0.6 mi
  • Museum of Modern Art (MOMA): 0.6 mi
  • Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden: 0.6 mi
  • Carnegie Hall: 0.6 mi
  • CitySpire Center: 0.6 mi
  • Rose Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Museum of American Folk Art: 0.6 mi
  • American Craft Museum: 0.6 mi
  • Museum of Television and Radio: 0.6 mi
  • CBS Building: 0.7 mi
  • New Amsterdam Theater: 0.7 mi
  • Cathedral of St. Patrick: 0.7 mi
  • Paine Webber Art Gallery: 0.7 mi
  • Museum of Arts and Design: 0.7 mi
  • Broadway: 0.7 mi
  • Rockefeller University: 0.7 mi
  • Founder's Hall: 0.7 mi

Dining

Restaurant
Arabelle" is the stunning backdrop for modern American cuisine. This elegant gold-domed room with murano glass and brass chandeliers combines a touch of Europe and Asia. The chiffon colored walls with murals of pagodas and faux conservatory windows create a serene and soothing mood. This highly rated Zagat restaurant features creative, seasonal menus including Seared Ocean Striped Bass, Maine Lobster Salad and Herb Roasted Loin of Lamb. Sunday brunch is an event not to be missed. Guests enjoy a buffet of steamed lobster, chilled shrimp, salads and sliced meats then order off of the Entree menu and are treated to a dessert buffet.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
0300
Check-out:
0100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (46)

Ratings and reviews for Hotel Plaza Athenee

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
46 out of 46
Amenities:
4.3
Room cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.8
Room comfort:
4.6
Location:
4.7
Value:
4.2

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Hotel Plaza Athenee

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Business Traveler FL
Florida
Jul 14, 2014

Room without a view...

Windows stared directly into a brick wall 5 feet away. Construction woke us up 2 days in a row before 8 AM. Noise continued all morning. Construction worker watched me change. Tiny bar had broken air conditioning. Spa was great except for the construction drilling in the background. Tub didn't drain on first night until we requested repairs. Bathroom was tiny and old. When you pay top dollar and you feel like royalty it is always worth it. Unfortunately this hotel was unable to live up to the price tag. Definitely not a 5 star experience. If not for the location this would be a 2 star review.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Review of Hotel Plaza Athenee

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Grb super stud
Business
Nj
Apr 2, 2014

Fabulous. Amazing

This hotel always makes you feel like royalty. Very very special

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel Plaza Athenee

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
DAVID the humble
Los Angeles
Feb 10, 2014

Delightful hotel

Excellent in all ways. They have a superb restaurant.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Jojo restaurant

Review of Hotel Plaza Athenee

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Efrosinia
Business
New York, USA
Jan 30, 2014

Nice weekend

It's a real 5* hotel, with good traditions of hospitality. Very nice comfortable rooms, although I don't like the classic style.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel Plaza Athenee

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Southern country girl
ruston, LA
Dec 23, 2013

Very quaint and perfect couple's retreat

The staff was fantastic. I loved the quiet location, yet close to central park and shopping. I would definitely recommend staying here

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Nightlife tip: Long walk from hotel

if you are interested in the busy lights and in the middle of everything, this isn't the place for you. I loved how it was far from times square. once we left the hotel, we were gone for the day

Review of Hotel Plaza Athenee

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
andreia6
Montclair, NJ
Dec 15, 2013

Nice hotel

Highlights from our stay: Great staff! Everyone was extremely friendly & helpful. Room & lobby were just ok, I was not impressed & for the price expected something nicer. Our room was facing the street & at night we were able to hear quite a bit of street noise. Thankfully the hotel is located on a semi quiet street. The bar was over priced: $23 for a cranberry & vodka is over priced even by NYC standards. Overall it is a nice hotel with great staff however for the cost per night I would not return. I would prefer to try a different hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Review of Hotel Plaza Athenee

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
PR EXEC
Business
Boston, MA
Oct 18, 2013

Not a Luxury Hotel

When checking in the hotel, we found the lobby area to be clean but small. Upon arrival, our room wasn't ready however the staff made us feel welcome by offering us a beverage while we waited and they were extremely friendly. After waiting a few hours for our room, we entered and it was quite disturbing. It looked like a college dormitory. It was older, smelly and barely any amenities. Certainly not what one would expect from a luxury brand property. Truly a disappointment.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Hotel Plaza Athenee

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
MGM1960
Philadelphia
Sep 29, 2013

Great hotel on Upper east side

Very nice people work at Hotel Plaza Athenee. Hotel is exceptioanally clean and comfortable. It sits on a wonderful street in a resedential neighborhood.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Many nice dining spots within walking distance

Review of Hotel Plaza Athenee

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Retina Doc
Business
North Carolina
Jun 3, 2013

Simply the best

I have been staying at this hotel for nearly 20 years. It does not get any better - perfect size, perfect neighborhood, perfect staff, perfect city.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Madison Avenue is a delight

Review of Hotel Plaza Athenee

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
TravelDoc01
Seattle
Apr 17, 2013

Best 5 Star Deal in Manhattan

Welcome to the Plaza Athenee! You have stumbled across a real treat, and will not be disappointed. These rooms are some of the largest you will ever find in NYC. And the location - walking distance to Central Park, Barney's NY, FAO Shwartz, and the Vacheron Constantine store make it pretty well situated for anything you need to see, do, or buy! For a price...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
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