The Pierre is a luxury hotel in New York City located at 2 east 61st street, owned by Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces of India. Situated on fifth avenue at 61st street, facing central park, the hotel opened in 1930. It stands 160 meters tall.The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, guest rooms are furnished with light colors and state-of-the-art amenities such as iPod docking stations and flat-screen cable TVs. Each room has marble bathrooms with bathrobes and slippers.Only a 10-minute walk from The Pierre are the luxury shops of Fifth Avenue and the Museum of Modern Art. The subway at 5th Avenue and 59th Street is a 5-minute walk away.Dominique Salon and Rene Salon are on site. Guests have access to many services including, postal, babysitting and travel arrangements.