There are many 20th and late 19th century buildings in New York which has been converted into hotels having the most modern amenities and luxuries.
Most of the historic architectures were purchased and renovated after a lot of expenditure to include all the modern technologies. The resulted structure, having the look of an ancient monument but the feel of the modern world amenities is like heaven for the traveler.
Historic NYC hotels have antiquities all around. Paintings made by artists of high fame decorate the wall. Usually designed wood is used for outer coverings of the walls and ceilings while the floor is of marble. Yellow or peach shade of light is preferred to white shades by designers of the hotels.
The historic NYC hotels have all the latest technologies such as Wi-Fi enabled lobbies and suites, state of the art gyms, a spa and massage center, and pristine suites. The rooms or bathrooms can be shorter in dimension but their immaculate presentation overlooks this weakness. Bathrooms can offer luxuries such as a marble bathing tub.
Eminent personalities prefer to stay in such kind of hotels, thus their value augments with time. Every U.S. President since Truman has been a guest as have royalty, including the Prince and Princess of Wales, and the kings and queens of Denmark, Greece, Italy, Spain, and Sweden at the Carlyle, which will be celebrating its 75th anniversary.
Though millions are spend in renovation, apart from the revenue generated by the costly suits, these are often used by the film industry. These hotels have been setting for scenes in movies such as ` Maid in Manhattan`, `Quiz Show` and `Wall Street`. After a $5 million renovation, the Blakely New York reopened last month as a 17-story, 120-room luxury property. It started its operations in 1929.
Historic hotels like the St. Regis Hotel were built 100 years ago in 1904. It’s a Beaux Arts hotel in the heart of Midtown. The Roosevelt Hotel first opened its doors 80 years ago.
In sync with the traditionally historic NYC, these hotels offer a rich experience.