Step out of the hubbub of Midtown Manhattan’s 5th Avenue, pass between the twin Chinese guardian lions and you enter a place of timeless elegance. The historic building is appointed with classic touches, filled with helpful, white-uniformed attendants, and home to an ever-refreshed collection of contemporary art in the upper lobby, lounges, and public spaces.
The 235 rooms include signature suites like the 17th-floor 5th Avenue Suite, with artistic touches like a dining room designed by Hong Kong-based artist David Qian, leather headboards designed by London’s Helen Amy Murray, a glass triptych framing the Jacuzzi tub by Brookly artist Michael Davis, and geometric-motif internal doors designed by Michael Glickman. All rooms feature crisp bed linens, marble bathrooms, and complimentary high-speed WiFi.
Amenities here include a dedicated iPad for your use during your stay, 24-hour check in/check out, round-trip airport transfers in the house car – a bespoke Peninsula Edition BMW. But the Peninsula also offers fun. Guests can explore the city in the house car, or those who have booked a suite can enjoy a complimentary three-hour chauffeur-driven experience in one of two MINI Cooper S Clubmans customized with refrigerators.
The Peninsula Academy offers a collection of bespoke programs introducing both adults and children to the best New York City has to offer, with experiences like….
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