Lots of people will be escaping the big city for the 2009 Labor Day weekend this year. But if you’re still deciding what to do between September 4 and September 7, consider heading to New York City. As one of America’s biggest and most exciting destinations, it can be a perfect way to enjoy a quick vacation.
Meander through Central Park and cool down in the water park, enjoy a Yankee’s game or tour Grand Central Station.
Hotels in New York for the Perfect Labor Day 2009 Getaway:
The Standard, New York:
The Standard is one of New York City’s top hotels. You’ll find this modern-style hotel in the trendy meat packing district of the city. This is where the celebs hang out, and is one of the most happening neighborhoods in New York. Be sure to check out SoHo House, Spice Market and Pastis if you stay at The Standard Hotel because you’ll be super close to these fabulous hot spots.
The Standard is a large hotel at 337 rooms. Here, you’ll find unparalleled views of the Hudson River and Lower Manhattan. You’ll approach the reception area on a runway, so be sure to look your best when you arrive!
Other perks of staying here are the uber comfortable rooms – think 300 thread count Italian sheets, deluxe flat screen televisions and “Kiss My Face” organic bath products.
Jumeirah Essex House:
The top spot for enjoying Central Park, great shopping and amazing restaurants, you won’t find a better location in New York than the Jumeirah Essex House for a quick escape this Labor Day.
This hotel has a gorgeous historical flair to it. It opened its doors in 1931, and has been welcoming guests to Central Park South ever since. Recently, the Jumeirah went through $90 million worth of refurbishments to restore its classic Art Deco appeal.
Many rooms have great views of the park and Manhattan, so be sure to ask for one with a view!
And, if you’re in the mood for a great meal overlooking the park, head to Sough Gate restaurant. Wine fans will truly love the huge wine selection (more than 1,200 different wines to choose from).
Other Luxury Hotels in New York for 2009 Labor Day:
Hotel Plaza Athenee: Found on a tree lined street close to Central Park, this intimate boutique hotel is best enjoyed if you want to celebrate Labor Day with your sweetheart!
Trump International Hotel and Tower New York: Found right in the heart of Manhattan at the juncture of Columbus Circle, Central Park West, Central Park South and Broadway, “location” is the best word we can use to describe this fabulous New York Hotel!
Soho House New York: This stunning hotel is a boutique hotel and private members club in the Meatpacking district. Perfect for fashionable guests who want a luxurious and intimate experience in a hotel with only 24 rooms!
60 Thompson: This hotel is the perfect base camp for people who want to explore New York’s nightlife, as well as the trendy shops and boutiques in Soho!
Royalton: A gorgeous design hotel right in Mid-Manhattan. The Royalton is perfect for sightseers, shoppers and night owls who want to explore all of the fun and fantastic ways to spend time in New York City!
6 Columbus: This hotel is found right on Columbus Circle, right across from Central Park and is the newest addition to the Thompson Hotels collection. You’ll love the intimate, modern feel of this great hotel in New York.
Gild Hall – A Thompson Hotel: Found on historic Gold Street, Gild Hall is a hop, skip and jump from Wall Street. Modern, chic and trendy, you won’t find a better place to enjoy the Labor Day long weekend than here.
Smyth Tribeca: A Thompson Hotel: Another great Thmpson Hotel in New York, Smyth Tribeca is a luxury design hotel with a modern flair. Excellent service and attention to detail are what make this hotel truly stand out!
Thompson Lower East Side: If you’re a fan of industrial design, you’ll definitely want to spend your long weekend at Thompson Lower East Side. This gorgeous hotel, full of dark woods and sleek furniture, was conceptualized by Ed Rawlings and designed by Jim Walrod and Dodd Mitchell Design.
The Greenwich Hotel: The Greenwich hotel is a small boutique hotel found in the TriBeCa neighborhood. You’ll be surrounded by cobblestone streets, historical brick warehouses and some of the city’s best restaurants, boutqiues and galleries when you stay here.
The Plaza: Big rooms, posh décor and a swank location make The Plaza one of the best hotels in New York. This is where the show Gossip Girls is filmed, so you’re sure to feel like a star during your stay.