The Carlton: Historic Hotel in Midtown Manhattan

Luxury Hotels: More than a century ago, and just months before the opening of the New York subway system, one particular hotel built in 1904 would prove to stand the test of time. Located on Madison Avenue between 28th and 29th streets, Hotel Seville helped transform what was once an otherwise ordinary neighborhood into a chic, high-rise avenue.

Today, that luxury hotel in Midtown Manhattan is known as The Carlton, and while it may go by a new name, the hotel maintains its original charm and elegance. In fact, after recently undergoing a $60 million renovation, The Carlton is now more opulent than ever. While preserving many of the design elements from the early 20th century, designer David Rockwell has successfully created a new signature look for The Carlton.

Book this hotel now with confidence! Personal Service. Best Rate Guarantee. 100% Luxury Hotels. Book Now! Highlights of the re-design include oiled bronze handrails, herringbone patterned wood floors, distressed paneling and antique mirrors, and a cascading two-story waterfall in the lobby, which showcases an oversized vintage black and white photograph of the hotel taken back in 1924. The Carlton also rediscovered two of its favorite features from the past, including a Tiffany-styled glass skylight on the Mezzanine Level, which for years remained hidden beneath layers of paint in order to deter air raids during World War II, as well as the re-launch of the restaurant’s vintage bar, which was once frequented by the likes of Frank Sinatra.

The 317 guestrooms and suites are among the largest in Manhattan and combine both traditional and modern design elements throughout. Each room is beautifully appointed with custom furnishings, executive work desks, lavish marble bathrooms, 42-inch flat screen LCD TVs, iPod docking stations, and wireless high-speed Internet access.

With spectacular views of the Empire State building, the Empire Suites offer 625 square feet of living space, a bedroom with two full-size beds, and a separate parlor designed for wining and dining.

The Penthouse Suites, located on the Penthouse floor, provide more than 1,000 square feet of unsurpassed luxury. The Penthouse Suites offer a 180-degree view of Manhattan, as well as a separate master bedroom with one king-sized bed, a living room, a dining room, a kitchen, and a bathroom complete with a Jacuzzi tub, stand alone shower and even a flat screen TV.

Additional amenities include an award-winning restaurant, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a first-class concierge team, valet and laundry service, a business center, and more than 6,000 square feet of meeting space. As a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, the AAA Four Diamond hotel is known for its award-winning standards of excellence.

The Hotel Lobby and Cascading Waterfall
The Lobby Entrance
The Mezzanine Overlooking the Lobby
The Main Dining Room on the Mezzanine Level
Penthouse Suite
Penthouse Suite
Bedroom of Deluxe King Suite
Parlor of Deluxe King Suite
Bedroom of Empire Suite
Empire Suite
Living Room of Empire Suite
Guest Room Bathroom
Tiffany Dome on the Mezzanine Level

Main Dining Room on Mezzanine Level
Murray Hill
Seville Board Room
Standard Room
Champagne Lounge

Christina Stewart

In her role as managing editor, Christina has developed a keen eye for all things luxury and is considered by many to be an expert within her field. Christina has covered a wide range of luxury lifestyle topics and finds passion in international travel, fast cars, and fabulous handbags. She graduated from San Diego State University in 2005 with a degree in both journalism and English. While attend...(Read More)

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