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October 19, 2015updated Oct 23, 2015

The Plaza

By Zahra Al-Kateb

The PlazaThe Plaza is an iconic hotel located at the prestigious corner of Fifth Avenue and Central Park South. The refined elegance of each of the 282 spacious guestrooms and suites features sumptuous furnishings, iPads to customize room environment and access guest services and white-glove Butler Service. Luxurious bathrooms are adorned with 24-karat gold plated Sherle Wagner fixtures and stone mosaics designed exclusively for The Plaza. The Legacy Suites at The Plaza are the newest addition to hotel. Designed to be evocative of an Upper East Side residence, each of the 29 newlyrenovated suites feature contemporary décor that is elegant and timeless complemented by views that reflect the heart of New York. The storied Palm Court is New York’s premier destination for afternoon tea and evening cocktails, while other culinary destinations include The Todd English Food Hall, The Plaza Food Hall, The Rose Club, and The Champagne Bar. Amenities include the only Caudalie Vinothérapie®Spa in the United Sates, a WarrenTricomi Salon and gym by La Palestra.

NEW PREMIER SUITES

Name: The Legacy Suites

Square footage: Range of 1,000 to 2,100

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Number of rooms: The Legacy Suites include one, two and three bedroom suites.

Key selling points: Experience an unparalleled level of luxury in The Legacy Suites at The Plaza. Each of the 29 newly renovated suites feature contemporary décor with a tailored look that is simple and bright, yet elegant and timeless. The residential style of The Legacy Suites makes them the perfect escape for a quick getaway or an extended stay. From each Legacy Suite guests will enjoy views that reflect the heart of New York. Whether it’s the iconic Pulitzer Fountain and fashionable Fifth Avenue or famed Central Park, the views from each of the suites, like The Plaza herself, are as stunning and vibrant today as they have been for the past century. A highly personalized stay in The Legacy Suites can be curated by booking The Legacy Suite Experience.

SPA SERVICES

Caudalie Vinothérapie® Spa at The Plaza

The Caudalie Vinothérapie® Spa is an oasis in which to relax and restore skin, body and mind. The spa melds the signature Caudalie Spa elements – warm precious wood, relaxing dark stones and symbolic vine sculptures – to create a warm ambiance. Fourteen treatment rooms, a Vichy shower, a private VIP room for two, Vinothérapie® Spa signature barrel bath, two Hammams and an exclusive French Paradox Wine Lounge create a unique environment for Caudalie’s renowned skin care rituals.

Signature treatments: Crushed Cabernet Scrub, Facial, Massage

Contact: Anna Marie Devito, spa director Phone: +1 212 265 3182

Email: adevito@caudalie-usa.com

TOP RESTAURANT

The Palm Court For more than 100 years, The Palm Court has been New York City’s premier destination for afternoon tea. Now under the culinary direction of chef Geoffrey Zakarian, serving breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening cocktails.

Contact: Perry Papadakis, manager

Phone: +1 212 546 5300

Email: palmcourt@fairmont.com

BAR/LOUNGE

The Champagne Bar

Located in the hotel lobby, serving an array of champagnes and wines, cocktails, and light fare.

OTHER SERVICES

The Rose Club, which overlooks the lobby, offers cocktails, light fare, and live jazz on Wednesday and Thursday nights. One of a Kind Suites are also available, including The Royal Plaza Suite, The Fitzgerald Suites, The Tower Suite and The Eloise Suite.

AWARDS

Travel & Leisure 500 Best Hotels 2014 US News & World Report Best US Hotels 2014 US News & World Report Best Hotels in New York 2014 2014 US News & World Report Best Hotels in New York City 2014 World Travel Awards North America’s Leading Hotel Suite – The Royal Plaza Suite

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