About the Carlyle - A Rosewood Hotel
Located in New York City's exclusive Upper East Side neighborhood, the Carlyle - A Rosewood Hotel is a sophisticated retreat that offers Art Deco style and luxurious amenities in every room. Guests bask in first-class accommodations, magnificent views of Central Park and Manhattan and romantic dining experiences.
Built in 1930 and named for the British essayist Thomas Carlyle, the 35-story award-winning hotel maintains its original Art Deco influence designed by acclaimed decorator Dorothy Draper. Upon entering through the Carlyle's golden doors, a fashionably regal lobby greets guests with its black-and-white marbled floors, sleek reception area made of rich-colored wood, fine art and goldenrod furnishings.
Aristocratic décor fills the Carlyle's 124 guest rooms, which range from 350 to 500 square feet in size, and features classic Louis XVI-style furnishings in a range of exquisite color schemes. Every room exudes comfort and class with its porcelain lamps and vases, Limoges china ashtrays, designer bedding by Yves Delorme, fine art and marble bathrooms with whirlpool tubs.
In the Carlyle's 64 suites, including the Royal and Empire Suites, which range from 700 to 2,600 square feet, guests enjoy spacious, uniquely furnished accommodations featuring bathrooms with Nero Marquina and Thassos marble finishes, enormous windows, plasma HDTVs and high-speed Internet. Several suites feature Steinway or Baldwin baby grand pianos that are each tuned twice a week.
Guests can get pampered at the high-glamour Sense Spa, which offers several treatment rooms, a relaxation room, a couple's suite and steam rooms. At Yves Durif Salon, guests can experience the expertise of Durif, celebrity hairstylist and owner. Other convenient comforts include excellent service from smartly clad staff, concierge, access to babysitting and pet care and services for children including cribs, linens, baby monitors, Baby Primrose skincare products and Madeline Tea.
The Carlyle is located just steps from Central Park,Fifth Avenue's Museum Mile – featuring the Guggenheim, Metropolitan Museum of Art and Whitney Museum of American Art – and numerous galleries and upscale shops on Madison Avenue.
Did you know?
Every U.S. president since Harry Truman has visited the Carlyle. Royalty, including the Prince of Wales and the late Lady Diana have also visited.
The Carlyle's original owner Robert Dowling always kept the "Kennedy duplex" empty for John F. Kennedy to stay during his administration.
The Waldorf is the place John F. Kennedy Jr. last ate breakfast prior to his fatal plane crash.
The Carlyle's first tenant in 1930 was famed composer Richard Rodgers.
The Carlyle is ideal for art and musicconnoisseurs and those looking for high-end amenities in an intimate, discreet hotel.
The Carlyle - A Rosewood Hotel Location Information:
35 East 76th St.
New York, NY 10021
6 to 77th St. (Lexington Ave.)
The Carlyle Restaurant
Designed in the style of an elegant English manor house, the restaurant features epicurean masterpieces like Lobster Thermidor and Hudson Valley Foie Gras Terrine on a menu designed by Executive Chef Jacques Sorci.
At the swanky lounge, nosh on caviar or Dover Sole as you listen to legendary headliners like German chanteuse Ute Lemper and Woody Allen, who regularly plays with the Eddy Davis New Orleans jazz band.
Whimsical murals painted by the creator of the Madeline books, Ludwig Bemelman, circle the timeless bar. Guests can enjoy cocktails and Croque Monsieur or Madeline's breakfast and lunch buffets.
Café on Madison
Dine outside under umbrellas during summer and mingle with the Upper East Side crowd.
- 24 hour front desk
- Business Center
- Currency Exchange
- Dry cleaning service
- Fitness Center
- Gift Shop
- Jacuzzi or Spa
- Parking - Self
- Parking - Valet
- Room Service
- Security Guard