The hotel is situated on Lexington Avenue and 50th Street, close to shops, the Rockefeller Center and other sights.
Guests have a choice of 209 rooms and suites with mahogany furniture and sofas and chairs made of chenille, mohair and linen. Superior rooms are the basic accommodation and start at 250 square feet. One- and two-bedroom suites have sitting areas with plush sofas and colorful pillows as well as small kitchens with a refrigerator, microwave, dishes, silverware as well as stemware. Some suites have private terraces as well. All rooms have 500-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets, bespoke beds, plasma TVs, a choice of 12 speciality pillows and Elemis bath products.
A grand staircase and Venetian mirrors dominate the two-story lobby.
Eating and drinking
The National features cuisine by celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian. The Franco-American bistro features classic dishes such as steak frites in a Parisian-style setting.
Guests enjoy holistic treatments at the hotel's state-of-the-art Wellness Spa. The fitness center is open 24 hours and has a selection of cardio and weight-training equipment.
Porters are available to help you with your bags. The desk clerks are friendly and the service is polished.
Who stays there
Business travelers and families with older children.
Suites are a good value for families. Sundays are always less expensive than other days of the week.
- Business Centre
- Fitness Centre
- High-Speed Internet
- Pets Allowed
- Room Service
- Business travellers
- Families with teenagers
- People watching
Pros & Cons
- Great spa
- A bit stuffy