Posts

The Happiest, Merriest Holiday Decorations at New York City Hotels, 2021 Edition

Things aren’t quite normal yet, but New York City is back and so are its hotels, dressed to dazzle and lighting the way to a scintillating  holiday season — inside and out (some of the cleverest decorations adorn building exteriors).  Camera in hand, we captured 10 delectably decked halls, walls, even sidewalks at hotels all over Manhattan — and added a special guest property from California because who doesn’t love gingerbread houses?

Happy Holidays! Read more

The Happiest, Merriest Holiday Decorations at New York City Hotels, 2019 Edition

It’s cold outside. Dark, too. But an army of New York City hotels stands at the ready with an instant antidote to the gloom. Lights! Trees! Ornaments! Photo ops!

Whether it’s in response to the drumbeat of turbulent news or just a reflexive urge to be hospitable, the city’s hotels seem especially merry and bright this year. And that’s reason to cheer. So before the year’s up, take a few minutes to admire the choreographed exteriors, then duck into as many lobbies as you can. Or scroll down and drink in what we saw. Read more

Is that Guest Room A Speakeasy? Living the Suite Life (The Themed Kind) At The Carlton

In the hidden room.

A suite is supposed to have more than one room, but what about a secret room? Read more