Fairmont Hotels & Resorts

The Plaza Hotel

Midtown East, New York
  • Has a stamp of approval from The New Yorker and Travel + Leisure
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  • Nicholas B.
    "where Eloise ran amok"(9 Tips)
    "Enjoy The Plaza’s elegance with Afternoon Tea in the Palm Court"(6 Tips)
    Bridget R.
    "Todd English's food court is great!"(4 Tips)
    The New York Daily News
    "Beatles stayed at the Plaza"(7 Tips)
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  • Brad H.
    Brad HagerDecember 31, 2015
    Beautiful, elegant hotel full of history & nostalgia. GREAT food, martinis & wine. The Sunday brunch is AMAZING!! Get a room overlooking Central Park. Awesome chocolate shop downstairs, yummy 😄
  • Jeffrey Z.
    Jeffrey ZeldmanJuly 28, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Where Cary Grant got into trouble in North by Northwest - and Eloise frolicked. Once NYC's most famous luxury hotel, now a hybrid hotel/condo. It was glorious in the 1960s, a bit shabby in the 2000s. Read more
  • Tyler Y.
    Tyler YangAugust 7, 2014
    One of the most well managed and up kept hotels. It's ultra clean, loads of personal touches were added to our stay. The champagne bar is stellar; bar upstairs was lacking in spirit selection.
  • Landmarks Preservation Commission
    This iconic building was designed by Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, a pioneer in the field of luxury hotel design, and completed in 1907. Its exterior was landmarked in 1969 & the interior in 2005.
  • Travel + Leisure
    Travel + LeisureMay 24, 2012
    In the Food Hall, the Market has a demo kitchen for seasonal demonstrations, ranging from wine tasting to cheese- and sausage-making. There’s also a classic olive press for making fresh olive oil. Read more
  • Curbed
    CurbedMarch 24, 2014
    Remains iconic in the NYC hotel world. The hotel, designed by Henry Janeway Hardenbegh, opened in October 1907 after a $12 million, 2-year construction process. At the time, rooms cost $2.50/night. Read more
  • Jacob S.
    Jacob ShemkovitzAugust 31, 2013
    French Renaissance-style building; outstanding example of American hotel architecture; visible from much of lower Central Park; setting for Kay Thompson's popular Eloise series of children's books
  • Signs V.
    Signs VisualJuly 15, 2015
    I love the Plaza Hotel. That's interesting news that the Beatles stayed at this Hotel in 1964. I wonder if though it's  true or if what Lawrence Davis writes is correct.. Read more
  • Bridget R.
    Bridget RyanNovember 8, 2012
    Todd English's food court is great! Good atmosphere for medium size group. Order in spurts and enjoy a huge variety of foods tapas style. Get the lobster guacamole!
  • Elizabeth R.
    Elizabeth RayMarch 31, 2015
    A big choice of different cuisines, a lot of pastries, cupcakes, macaroons, pancakes. Prices are high. Bit everything is delicious.
  • Harumi U.
    Harumi UDecember 23, 2014
    If there is one hotel that represents Manhattan, then it is this one - having been a stage of many movies and stories. Although it is half condo now, this crown belongs to this venue. The Shops is fun
  • The New Yorker
    The New YorkerAugust 6, 2012
    Unfamiliar with the city and hiding out from fans, Charlie Chaplin once stayed here in 1916 because he didn’t know of any other hotel where you could dine. Read more
  • Samsonite
    SamsoniteMay 3, 2011
    Based off the famous children's book series "Eloise," The Plaza’s most famous resident has a real room! The room was designed by Betsey Johnson and is available for booking.
  • Tim H.
    Tim HApril 26, 2011
    Book early for the Afternoon Tea at The Palm Court restaurant in the hotel. The food is magnificent, service excellent and the Rose verve Champaign is tasty.
  • Simon & Schuster
    Simon & SchusterJanuary 14, 2011
    Take your picture with the portrait of ELOISE, the classic children’s book character who lives on the Plaza’s tippy-top floor with her rawther British nanny and finds adventure around every corner! Read more
  • H I.
    H IOctober 15, 2012
    Featured in movies like Home Alone 2, the Plaza Hotel is located on 5th Avenue and has a lobby you're free to visit as a tourist.
  • Abu Aya a.
    Abu Aya aka KDAugust 25, 2016
    Great hotel and location is unbeatable
  • Simon & Schuster
    Simon & SchusterFebruary 16, 2011
    Take your picture with the portrait of ELOISE, the classic children’s book character who lives on the Plaza’s tippy-top floor with her British nanny and finds adventure around every corner! Read more
  • Maya R.
    Maya RMay 31, 2013
    For high tea at The Plaza there are absolutely no substitutions and minimal accommodations for those with food intolerances (read: that grilled cheese with cost you $50). Eloise would not approve.
  • Masarra A.
    Masarra AlameriAugust 20, 2016
    The service was average especially for it being the plaza ... the buffet breakfast just on weekends and the breakfast is scarce on menu .. blueberry pancakes are excellent
  • Ben M.
    Ben MartinSeptember 4, 2013
    Great place to stay if you're separated from your family on the way to Miami. Handily, it will accept your dad's stolen credit card as payment. A warning: Mr Hector, the concierge, is a real bastard.
  • New York Habitat
    New York HabitatNovember 2, 2011
    This historic landmark hotel has been seen in dozens of movies. Catch a glimpse through while making your way to Central Park.
  • IrmaZandl T.
    IrmaZandl The OpinionatorDecember 11, 2016
    Great spot for holiday decorations. Palm court looks fabulous but something tells me it would be absurdly expensive and probably only average at best. Recommend looking Vs buying
  • Christina C.
    Christina CastellanaDecember 17, 2015
    Super beautiful hotel right by Central Park! They have so many restaurant options downstairs- from sushi to coffee!
  • Caitlin D.
    Caitlin DickerboomMarch 3, 2015
    A beautiful place for a classy bite to eat with indecisive friends. The ambiance is lovely and the food is great
  • Jackie L.
    Jackie LuoFebruary 1, 2015
    Fell in love at their afternoon tea. The chef's tastings are expensive for a few dishes but worth the price, in my opinion.
  • Max F.
    Max FootlikMay 14, 2012
    Spoil yourself: Grab a seat in the lobby and do some people-watching over a delicious cup of coffee!
  • Carly H.
    Carly HeitlingerFebruary 11, 2015
    Make a reservation for tea here and you won't be disappointed!!!
  • Steven P.
    Steven PereiraJune 13, 2015
    Wow. Everything about this place was amazing. Beautiful, stately... Just amazing. Granted, my yogurt and granola was 25 bucks. :).
  • Seinfeld
    SeinfeldJuly 12, 2010
    Three hours of massage time , twelve in-room movies including several adult features, five shoeshines and four hundred dolars worth of snacks. Not to mention the damage to the room.
  • Renee C.
    Renee CafaroAugust 9, 2010
    Been here 100+ times
    Gossip Girl types and all of their hangouts need to move over! Somehow The Plaza is becoming the mecca of hotness for the under-40 party set. Todd English, Warren Tricomi, lots of young/famous residen
  • Simon & Schuster
    Simon & SchusterApril 1, 2011
    “What writer hadn’t imagined penning their latest masterpiece while overlooking the sweeping green expanse of the most famous park in the world?” - Abby of GOODNIGHT TWEETHEART by Teresa Medeiros. Read more
  • Stella Z.
    Stella ZeeJuly 31, 2015
    Beautiful hotel in the best area. The high tea is perfect!
  • Anna O.
    Anna OhareNovember 25, 2014
    Ask for a cheeky free coffee with your afternoon tea- they will look after you.
  • Bloomberg TV
    Bloomberg TVAugust 1, 2012
    Plaza Hotel look familiar? It's been prominently featured in a number of movies including "The Great Gatsby", "Crocodile Dundee", "Breakfast at Tiffany's", "Plaza Suite", and "Home Alone".
    USA TODAYJune 3, 2013
    The site of a union between two presidential families: Julie Nixon (daughter of Richard) and David Eisenhower (grandson of Dwight) held their wedding reception here! Read more
  • Fabio
    FabioOctober 15, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Best Hotel in town and country. Among other things breakfasts are great too.
    OMGICUMay 5, 2011
    Countess Luann from Bravo's Real Housewives had lunch here. She was recently spotted loving the carpaccio salad.
  • Delva
    DelvaMay 24, 2015
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  • Rebecca B.
    Rebecca BrownDecember 27, 2012
    The Plaza Hotel was featured in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York. After boarding the wrong flight, Kevin finds himself in New York & manages to use his Talkboy to check into the Plaza Hotel.
  • The NYC Life Coach - New York | Irina Popa-Erwin
    It has the best relaxing vintage "Tea Room" on the first floor of the hotel. Have to check this one out.
  • Betti O.
    Betti OrtegaSeptember 24, 2011
    Great bathrooms if you don't want to use the ones at the park. Located downstairs in the shop area
  • Christie H.
    Christie HatgesFebruary 10, 2014
    Dressing for the seared tuna caesar is a bit on the spicy side - would have been much better otherwise
  • MJB
    MJBOctober 8, 2013
    Stop in at The Rose Club or The Champagne Bar for a cocktail - or two.
  • Saving Places
    Saving PlacesApril 22, 2012
    The Plaza has been the location for major motion pictures, including "North By Northwest," "Plaza Suite," "The Way We Were," "The Great Gatsby," "Crocodile Dundee," and "Home Alone 2."
  • Michelle
    MichelleOctober 20, 2014
    Amazing millefeiulle cake! Green tea was unique (the millefeiulle)
  • Josh M.
    Josh MorrisseyDecember 21, 2011
    The Beatles frequently stayed here, also the spot where they attempted to sign papers dissolving Apple Records. Lennon refused to come instead sending a balloon with the sign ‘Listen to this balloon.’
  • Linds P.
    Linds PantherDecember 17, 2014
    High Tea at The Plaza: a once in a lifetime experience (you'll be broke after the first time).
  • Nicholas B.
    Nicholas BeckDecember 17, 2012
    Is where Eloise ran amok, where Truman Capote held his Black and White Ball in 1966 and where F. Scott Fitzgerald set parts of “The Great Gatsby.”
  • MasterCard
    MasterCardMay 31, 2012
    Enjoy The Plaza’s elegance with Afternoon Tea in the Palm Court from 2pm – 5pm.
  • Anna D.
    Anna DJanuary 11, 2011
    Caudalie spa on the 4th floor is the only one in the states and has a fantastic vinotherapie red grape bath.
  • David S.
    David S.July 17, 2012
    You're not supposed to take pictures in the lobby near the reception desk... maybe you might catch a celeb by accident?
  • The New York Daily News
    The New York Daily NewsDecember 1, 2010
    PHOTO: The Beatles stayed at the Plaza upon their arrival to America in 1964 and snapped this great pic for the Daily News, at the link! Read more
  • The New York Daily News
    The New York Daily NewsNovember 2, 2010
    PHOTO: Beatlemania! In 1964 police held back crowds hoping to catch a glimpse of the fab four outside the hotel! See this great pic at the link! Read more
  • Alanoud M.
    Alanoud MohammedAugust 8, 2015
    Afternoon tea is 👌👌one order is enough for three!
  • Munirah A.
    Munirah AlOqlaAugust 20, 2014
    Can't be more beautiful! (But the AC is too cold and hard to control!)
  • Dan
    DanDecember 25, 2010
    lunching being watched as animals in the zoo by tourists not the best luxury experience you can have for 150$ ahead...
  • Jaycob B.
    Jaycob BurnsSeptember 19, 2014
    No idea there were so many great places to eat underneath the plaza. Check it out!
  • Pamela T.
    Pamela TNovember 22, 2010
    Oak Room if you've got $$$ & appropriate dress, fabulous Assouline store, books, incredible candles, etc.
  • Laura C.
    Laura ChiarottiSeptember 21, 2015
    Perfect for afternoon tea! Make a res and bring your friend. Get the Champagne Tea option.
  • R M.
    R MMay 15, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Romantic atmosphere, wonderful setting and friendly service. $$$
  • The New York Daily News
    The New York Daily NewsDecember 1, 2010
    PHOTO: Capital Records presented The Beatles with a set of gold records at the Plaza Hotel in 1964. Check out the pic at the link! Read more
  • Rouba A.
    Rouba A.March 25, 2014
    Tea time, just exquisite atmosphere, food, music and ambiance
  • Meesha K.
    Meesha KhanMarch 21, 2014
    Omg!!!! Can't believe I was in this hotel! Breathtaking!
  • Kimmie O.
    Kimmie OhhOctober 25, 2015
    Come here for the food court! You'll find amazing eats there! ❤️
  • Missie D.
    The Plaza Hotel is everything! Love the ambiance and class.
  • Daniel E.
    Daniel EllisAugust 7, 2013
    If you need to go to the bathroom, the downstairs shops have great ones!
  • Lenny G.
    Lenny GalloJuly 12, 2013
    Very clean old fashioned historic place to stay.
  • Fabio
    FabioMarch 19, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Always charming. Food is wonderful
  • The New York Daily News
    PHOTO: Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand taking directions on the set of "The Way We Were" in 1972, at the link! Read more
  • Mike L.
    Mike LaFortuneOctober 13, 2011
    The Rose at the Plaza Hotel rocks! Great Jazz, Néw York pours! Have fun at a Landmark bar.
  • Najla
    NajlaNovember 4, 2016
    The afternoon tea idea is a scam. For 117$ person for small amount of tasteless sandwiches, tasteless desserts and big pot of tea. Save ur money and stay away.
  • Mary Ann P.
    Mary Ann PorchJanuary 7, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    You can't beat their Dark and Stormies - stop by one summer afternoon to enjoy one. Expensive, but totally worth it.
  • Michael M.
    2nd floor bar is gorgeous and they make a mean Manhattan.
  • barbee
    barbeeJuly 17, 2015
    Gorgeous hotel with stunning architecture
  • Fernando R.
    Fernando RamírezJune 11, 2016
    The best hotel in NYC. Near Central Park.
  • E A.
    E AAugust 31, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    A bit sad the exterior is being restored, thus covered with scaffolding etc. Grand hotel but the management sucks. They charge $10 for kettle 'rental'. My Plaza dream is now a nightmare. :(((
  • Ken A.
    Ken AApril 3, 2013
    Be sure to look out for NYs Kensei Abbot, HipHop.
  • Bethany L.
    Bethany LooiOctober 8, 2015
    Afternoon tea at the Plaza is one of those things you have to do while in NYC!
  • Paul G.
    Paul GalvanApril 27, 2013
    The place is really brilliant. This makes you luxury.
  • Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
    Just take the stairs down to The Food Hall, and treat yourself.
  • Melissa M.
    Melissa Michaud NishanJanuary 3, 2016
    Walk downstairs to the food court!! Great selection!
  • Jenn V.
    Jenn VázquezMarch 2, 2015
    Macarons and coffee 👌👑
  • Vincent B.
    Vincent BoucherFebruary 15, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    The ultimate New York City luxury lifestyle destination
  • Matthew C.
    Matthew CantieriMay 23, 2011
    Get the Imperial Plaza. $26 but a great experience Read more
  • Brett G.
    Brett GarwoodJuly 12, 2015
    Booked our room entirely with a recording on my Talkboy.. In slow-mo.
  • Sherie S.
    Sherie SwerdlowSeptember 18, 2015
    Still beautiful after all these years.
  • Aditi
    AditiMarch 20, 2016
    Duck breast tartine is amazing!
  • MTV
    MTVOctober 25, 2010
    MTV News: We attended the Blue Scholarship Gala Red Carpet here and it was tough to keep from humming Jadakiss’ ‘We All Made It.”
  • Joseph L.
    Joseph LegastoAugust 17, 2014
    Luke's Lobster Roll with root beer should not be missed.
  • Benjamin D.
    Benjamin DumontJanuary 29, 2012
    Do u remember HOME ALONE2? This is the place Kevin Mc calister was staying in NYC!
  • Zachary M.
    Zachary MartzJanuary 11, 2015
    Try the champagne bar!
  • Luci
    LuciDecember 2, 2014
    Food court is a must. Lady M cakes yummmm
  • Mara
    MaraFebruary 4
    Drinks at the lobby!
  • Andrea K.
    Andrea KaranJune 11, 2015
    You cannot miss out on The Plaza
  • Howcast
    HowcastJuly 21, 2011
    Visiting the Big Apple? Here's how you can blend in with the NYC locals! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAS3Tcli53U Read more
  • Liz S.
    Liz SchutteFebruary 11
    I went for afternoon tea. The tea room is beautiful, but the tea and food were just ok. There are better places in the city for less money.
  • AnnG I.
    AnnG IbarraSeptember 24, 2016
    Grab a lobster roll, Ginger beer and get straight to Central Park :)
  • Fina G.
    Fina GunnyOctober 9, 2015
    The room.... the location.... awesome
  • Brisk
    BriskNovember 8, 2010
    "But come and see me at the Plaza Hotel I might give you a job" - Jadakiss "We Gonna Make It" Sourced from rapgenius.com.
  • Sofia A.
    Sofia AldaoDecember 20, 2015
    Hotel super tradicional. Tiene en el subsuelo un food market buenisimo para comer en alguno de sus restaurants o comprar algo.Si estas alojado usas sus autos para ir a 20 cuadras a la redonda gratis.
  • Botica P.
    Botica PopJanuary 9, 2014
    Ven a desayunar o por una comida ligera al Food Hall (en el sótano). O al menos baja por un cupcake y café! Mi fav: Piada - Delicioso y excelente atención. No es barato pero tampoco es caro.
  • Maria Belen I.
    El mercado del hotel es hermoso. Muy recomendable para tomar un café o chocolate acompañado de algo rico. Muy buenas torras
  • José Eduardo T.
    Hotel mais famoso de NY por seus hóspedes e histórias. Vale a pena visitar.
  • Carlos G.
    Carlos GJuly 5, 2014
    Tomar el te en el hotel Plaza es una hermosa experiencia. Nos lleva al pasado de una época que no volverá. Sólo Glamour.
  • Antonio Luiz
    Antonio LuizOctober 6, 2015
    Vale a pena visitar a praça de alimentação no subsolo, mesmo que for para usar o banheiro lol
  • Dafne O.
    Dafne OsornioJanuary 29, 2016
    Parada inevitable para sentirte como en una película y a unos pasos de la esquina más cara del mundo l
  • Daria L.
    Daria LepinaNovember 7, 2014
    Очень красивый отель! Ты словно попадаешь в фильм "Один дома", который снимался здесь❤️
  • Marcelo L.
    Marcelo LauarOctober 28, 2013
    Você pode tomar cafe da manha no hotel por cerca de U$ 40,00. Vale a visita.
  • José I.
    José IbarraJuly 27, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Tienen un champagne room muy agradable
  • Gekiyasu
    GekiyasuMay 21, 2015
  • Jose M.
    Jose MagalhaesAugust 8, 2014
    Local otimo para almoçar após uma visita a Central Park
  • Kwang Jo K.
    Kwang Jo KimJanuary 17, 2016
    지하 푸드 코트 정말 좋아요..Lady M의 케익은 최고입니다.
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