Finding a parking space in the Big Apple can be a headache. However, several New York City hotels offer valet service and self-parking. The properties are scattered across Manhattan, minutes away from attractions such as the Broadway Theater District, Times Square, Fifth Avenue, Central Park and Chinatown. The lodging choices are as varied as the city itself, ranging from trendy accommodations for young jet setters to luxurious refuges for big spenders.
The nautical-themed Maritime Hotel is a contemporary choice near vibrant nightlife in the fashionable Meatpacking District. Guest rooms are fashioned after ocean liner staterooms with teakwood floors, port hole-style windows and Japanese-style platform beds. Amenity highlights include a rooftop bar, fine Japanese cuisine at Matsuri restaurant and valet parking for a fee. Holiday Inn SoHo Downtown Manhattan is flanked by the SoHo, Chinatown and Little Italy neighborhoods. Standard guest rooms feature traditional decors and pillow top beds, and two-room suites offer separate living areas with sleeper sofas. Amenities include a 24-hour fitness room, a full-service restaurant as well as valet service and self-parking for a fee.
Midtown Manhattan Hotels
The W Hotel Times Square sits in the heart of the city’s most famous district, steps away from the New York Times Headquarters and Bryant Park. Accommodations consist of trendy guest rooms that contain platform beds, mirrored headboards, iHome docks and marble bathrooms with glass-enclosed showers. Facilities and services include a cocktail lounge with DJ, complimentary CD/DVD library, gourmet seafood at Blue Fin Restaurant and valet parking for a fee. Hotel Elysee is an upscale property near shopping on Fifth Avenue and the Central Park Zoo. Guest rooms choices include traditionally decorated standard rooms and two-room suites with full kitchens and decorative fireplaces. Complimentary amenities include high-speed Internet access, hot breakfast and nightly wine receptions. Valet parking is available for a fee.
Upper East Side Hotels
The Bentley Hotel is an intimate boutique property within a few blocks of Bloomingdales and Madison Avenue. Guest rooms blend contemporary and traditional furnishings with leather headboards, iPod docks and oversized windows. Hotel amenities include a rooftop restaurant with views of Queensboro Bridge and Midtown Manhattan, a fitness center and self-parking for a fee. The Courtyard Marriott Upper East Side sits on the northern edge of the neighborhood, minutes away from historic Gracie Mansion and the Spanish Harlem community. Accommodations consist of contemporary guest rooms with pillow top beds and complimentary high-speed Internet access. Hotel facilities include a full-service restaurant, indoor pool, fitness center and parking for a fee.
Upper West Side Hotels
Empire Hotel is a stylish boutique property across from Lincoln Center. Hotel guest rooms are stylish with Belgian linens and warm tones. The amenity-filled rooftop patio is the hotel’s centerpiece. It is home to a bar, pool deck and private cabanas with fully-stocked mini fridges, day beds and HDTVs. Valet parking is available for a fee. Trump International Hotel and Tower is a towering mixed-use facility across from Central Park and Columbus Circle. Hotel guest suites are reminiscent of high-end condos with full-kitchens, Sub-Zero fridges, Blu-Ray DVD players and two-seater Jacuzzis. Dining options include gourmet French-American cuisine at Jean Georges restaurant, while the state-of-the-art fitness facility offers a cardio theatre, circuit weights, yoga classes and a heated indoor pool. Valet parking is available for a fee.