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Upper East Side
Beautifully situated on a treelined street amid historic townhouses, this hotel is 1 block from Central Park and Fifth Avenue, a half-block from Madison Avenue designer shops, and less than 1 mile from theaters.
The hotel's Arabelle restaurant showcases Continental cuisine in an elegant setting illuminated by Murano glass chandeliers. Recipient of numerous honors, Hotel Plaza Athenee is known for its personalized service.
A touch of Europe
Guestrooms are decorated in a refined, traditional style. Beds indulge with ultra-soft Italian linens and down duvets. Marble baths feature fragrant products from Paris. All rooms offer wireless Internet access.Would you like to give us feedback? Share it! Opens in a new window
Hotel Plaza Athenee37 E 64th St New York NY 10065
Located on the fashionable Upper East Side, the Hotel Plaza Athenee is 1 block from Central Park and Fifth Avenue. Barneys New York and designer boutiques such as Chanel, Valentino, and Hermès are within four short blocks.
The expertly staffed concierge desk is open around the clock. Guests enjoy complimentary use of the business center, as well as the newly renovated fitness center, which features natural light and plenty of cardio machines and free weights; both the business center and fitness facility are available 24 hours a day. Overnight shoe shine services, access to the house car, daily newspapers, and the onsite Spa Valmont for Plaza Athenee are also available to guests.
The elegant Arabelle restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and Sunday brunch; a daily tea service is also served. The Bar Seine lounge evokes exotic lands, with its red lacquered walls, onyx sconces, Moroccan olive jars, and leather floor. Seasonal cocktails and light bites are served at the bar.
Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access is available in the lobby and lounge, as well as the guestrooms. Children are given free tickets to the Central Park Children's Zoo.
Small dogs get the royal treatment, including a bag of goodies and use of rattan beds and Ming-style bowls.
- 24-hour fitness facilities
- 24-hour front desk
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Free WiFi
- Full-service spa
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Luggage storage
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 17
- One meeting room
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Spa services on site
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Total number of rooms - 141
- Use of nearby fitness center (discount)
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Wedding services
Family Friendly Amenities
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Free Wi-Fi
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Cable TV service
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Free bottled water
- Free newspaper
- Free toiletries
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Daily housekeeping
- Designer toiletries
- Free WiFi
- Hair dryer
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room massage available
- In-room safe
- Individually decorated
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Pay movies
- Plasma TV
- Premium bedding
- Premium TV channels
- Private bathroom
- Room service (24 hours)
- Turndown service
- Video-game console
Where to Eat
Arabelle - Sophisticated Continental cuisine, with a focus on local organic produce and seasonal menus. Decor includes a domed ceiling with Murano glass chandeliers, vaulted ceiling, graceful archways, and fresh flowers. À la carte breakfast is served from Monday to Saturday. Lunch is available from Tuesday to Saturday. Dinner (prix fixe and à la carte) nightly except Sunday and Monday. Sunday brunch available weekly and on holidays. From 2 PM-5 PM, Arabelle serves daily high tea service.
Bar Seine - Amber-lit lounge decorated with Moroccan, European, and Asian art and artifacts. This lounge is decorated with red lacquered walls, leather floor, rich velvet curtains, onyx sconces, Moroccan olive jars. Bar menu and wide range of wines and specialty cocktails. Open daily from 11 AM-midnight.
Room Service - Available 24 hours a day.
Nearby Things to Do
The Hotel Plaza Athenee's 24-hour fitness center offers cardio machines, each equipped with its own TV, and free weights. Chilled towels, fresh fruit, and magazines are available. Personal training and yoga sessions can be arranged in advance.
Guests enjoy discounted access to a health club with a pool 2 blocks away.
Central Park, 1 block from the hotel, encompasses 843 acres of meadows, woods, cliffs, gardens, paths, and lakes in an emerald setting. Popular walking and running routes include Central Park Drive (closed to traffic during scheduled hours) and the path around the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. The Loeb Boathouse, on a picturesque lake, rents rowboats. The Wollman Rink offers ice-skating in the winter, the Victorian Gardens Amusement Park during the warmer months, and splendid views of the park and city year-round.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
The Spa Valmont for Plaza Athenee features 4 private treatment suites. Each suite houses a dressing room, lounge chair, and a private steam shower. All treatment rooms offer complete spa services, including massages, facials, body wraps, reflexology, manicures, pedicures, aromatherapy treatments and a comprehensive spa menu. Specialty rooms offer Thai massage and couples massage treatments. Advanced reservations are required for massages and treatments.
- Number of treatment rooms 4
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- In-room accessibility
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is 1 PM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Children under 14 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 65 per night.
- Cribs (infant beds) are available.
- Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 125 per accommodation, per stay, plus a deposit of USD 125 per stay
- Dogs and cats only
- 2 per room (up to 25 lb)
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- Pet deposit: USD 125 per stay
- Fee for full breakfast: USD 39 per person (approximately)
- Valet parking fee: USD 65 per day
- Pet fee: USD 125 per accommodation, per stay
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 65 per night
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We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 14 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
- Hotel Plaza Athenee is listed in the 2010 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2012 Travel + Leisure 500.
- The property is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.