Park Lane Hotel - A Central Park Hotel

36 Central Park South 59th Street Between 5th Ave & 6th Ave | New York, NY 10019-1600  [SEE MAP]New York, NY  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Prime location with Central Park views
Recent guests thought the rooms were a bit outdated

With its spectacular views overlooking Central Park, Park Lane Hotel - A Central Park Hotel dazzles visitors with its superb location and sophisticated ambiance. But that's not all recent guests are raving about. Most previous visitors cited the sumptuous accommodations, appointed with pillow-top mattresses, work desks, sleek flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi access (which is covered by the property's daily $35.93 facilities fee) as a major draw of bedding down here. Plus, recent travelers highly praise the property's ample amenities, including its fitness center, business center and two sit-down eateries (The Park Room Restaurant and Harry's New York Bar & Grill). Although most past visitors expressed delight with their experience, a few bemoaned the lackluster customer service and outdated room furnishings. Still, previous guests cited the hotel's prime address as a compelling reason to return.

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Location
New York, NY
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Hotel, 628 rooms
Primary View
City center, Neighborhood
Style
Traditional, Historic, Opulent
Best For
Business travelers, Couples, Solo travelers

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  • 4.0Hotel Class

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Critic Reviews

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It's an excellent base for exploring the shopping along Fifth Avenue – from the famous Tiffany & Co. to high-end flagships like Gucci and Versace.

New York Magazine

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The lobby ... echoes with memories of its glorious past. It's easy to imagine a fur-laden Liza Minnelli or Grace Jones rolling in after an all-nighter at Studio 54, or Leona Helmsley strolling the premises belittling the staff and filing fuzzy tax returns.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 8055 have reviewed the Park Lane Hotel - A Central Park Hotel, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 8055 reviews 4.0 (based on 8055 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Rooms at Park Lane Hotel - A Central Park Hotel are large by New York City standards and feature traditional decor with some modern amenities. Standard rooms are found on floors five through 29 (upgraded rooms and suites are on higher floors) and offer views of Central Park or 58th Street. Basic in-room conveniences include pillow-top mattresses, flat-screen LCD televisions and work desks.
  • Nightly facilities fee of $35.93 includes in-room Wi-Fi access for up to six devices, plus local and international phone calls

Standard room size312 to 357 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Overlooking the southeast corner of Central Park, Park Lane Hotel provides impressive views of the park and New York City's skyline. The shopping-centric Fifth Avenue is also situated two blocks from the hotel.
  • Location provides access to multiple subway lines within a four-block radius
  • A mile south to Times Square and Grand Central Station
  • LaGuardia Airport is less than 7 miles east; John F. Kennedy International Airport is 17 miles southeast
  • 24-hour valet parking ($65 to $75)
  • 24-hour self-parking
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The property's main eatery, The Park Room Restaurant, provides upscale dining for breakfast and lunch. Choose from a continental or full breakfast; the lunch menu features American fare, with an emphasis on fresh seafood. For light bites and cocktails, diners can visit Harry's New York Bar & Grill.
  • Room service by The Park Room Restaurant is only available for breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Café on the Green offers coffee drinks and quick bites like pastries, sandwiches and salads

Number of restaurants2

Cuisine TypesAmerican

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Fitness

Park Lane Hotel boasts a 24-hour fitness center on the lower level that includes a variety of cardio equipment and strength-training machines. The property is also across the street from Central Park's walking and bike trails.
  • Wall-mounted flat-screen television inside fitness center
  • Complimentary water, towels and fruit
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

With nearly 13,000 square feet of functional meeting space, Park Lane Hotel can host meetings with up to 220 guests and dinners with up to 350 people. Private meetings can also take place in the hotel's Presidential Suite and Park Lane Suite.
  • Outdoor space
  • Business center with computer, printer and fax machines located on-site

Number of meeting rooms6

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Park Lane Hotel permits dogs that weigh up to 25 pounds to stay for a one-time per pet fee of $100. Two pets are allowed per room, and the fee includes use of a dog bed and other pet amenities.
    • Pets allowed (with fee)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting

    Wedding

    Park Lane Hotel can host weddings with up to 350 people. The Ballroom can also be divided into two spaces to fit the size of the occasion. Ballrooms feature crystal chandeliers and 15-foot ceilings.
    • On-site event planning staff and catering
    • Outdoor space

    Maximum wedding guest capacity350

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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