The Plaza is a historic 5-star hotel offering luxury accommodation in the heart of New York. Highlights include fine dining, extensive wellness facilities, an iPad in every room, stunning decor and an unbeatable location overlooking the world-famous Central Park. Central Park is a large, green open space located in the centre of Manhattan. Purpose built during the second half of the 19th-century, its numerous recreational facilities include Central Park Zoo, Belvedere Castle, the Delacorte Theater, many cafes, restaurants, lakes, children's playgrounds and sports facilities as well as the city's premier art gallery, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 5th Avenue/59th Street subway station is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular New York destinations. The hotel occupies a stunning high-rise property constructed in 1907. Its charming facade boasts Renaissance-Revival features including intricate, decorative stonework, a red-tiled roof and a grand, columned entrance. Facilities include a modern fitness centre, Warren-Tricomi Hair & Beauty Salon, boutique shopping centre and a luxurious spa complex offering a range of massages and wellness treatments. Chargeable Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Deluxe Courtyard King rooms are 51sqm and decorated in a sumptuous, traditional style with rich, thick fabrics, elegant, antique furniture and charming artwork on the walls. They boast charming views of the hotel’s inner courtyard. Amenities include air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV with on-demand content, iPad, an iPod dock, mini-bar, comfortable sitting area, work desk and safe. The en-suite bathrooms feature a bathtub, separate walk-in shower, bathrobes and complimentary toiletries. The Plaza Food Hall by Todd English serves an array of gourmet international dishes in a stylish, modern space, whilst classic glamour is offered by The Palm Court (as featured in The Great Gatsby), where exquisite contemporary cuisine and the New York's most prestigious Afternoon Tea are served until the early evening. Guests can also enjoy light, fine dining and refined cocktails and wines at the sumptuous Champagne Bar, whilst live jazz, gourmet snacks and stunning drinks are available at the elegant Rose Club. There are also plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel provides 24-hour reception, concierge and room service. Chargeable valet parking is possible.