Check-In/Check-Out: 3 PM/Noon Rates: From $179 to $359 per night.
Location. The Doubletree Metropolitan Hotel is located in New York, N.Y. This Midtown Manhattan property stands three blocks from Rockefeller Center and Fifth Avenue shops. Grand Central Station, the Museum of Modern Art and the United Nations headquarters are located within eight blocks of the hotel. Hotel Features. The Doubletree Metropolitan Hotel was designed by architect Morris Lapidus and was completely renovated in 2004. The lobby features updated 1960s style with marble floors and Danish modern accents. On site dining venues include The Met Grill which prepares American and continental fare, Café Metro, and Tafu New York which serves Japanese tea and sweets. The Met Bar serves appetizers and cocktails. A business center houses four computer stations. A total of 11,000 square feet of function space accommodates events. Wireless Internet access is complimentary in public areas. A complimentary, limited hour fitness center contains television mounted cardiovascular machines, weight training equipment, exercise balls and free weights. The hotel also houses a nail salon and a barber shop.
Guestrooms. This 20 story property offers 760 guestrooms equipped with high speed Internet access for a fee, flat panel televisions and MP3 adaptors. Sweet Dreams Beds are dressed with 200 thread count linens and down pillows. Bathrooms feature slate accents and stainless steel sinks. All accommodations include refrigerators and minibars. Complimentary laptop compatible in room safes are provided.
Expert Tip. Fans of the movie "Seven Year Itch" can retrace Marilyn Monroe's steps in front of the Doubletree Metropolitan Hotel where the famed skirt flying scene was filmed.