Check-In/Check-Out: 3 PM/Noon Rates: From $209 to $399 per night.
A great choice for serious shoppers, the elegant Fitzpatrick Manhattan Hotel on Lexington Avenue stands four blocks from Bloomingdale's, Saks Fifth Avenue and close to other world renown stores. Irish to the core, the Fitzpatrick also is nifty for museum aficionados, being close to the Museum of Modern Art and other history laden museums. The Museum of Television and Radio, six blocks from the hotel, offers exhibits about news, documentary, comedy, sports and children's programming. Built in 1926, the boutique hotel also stands four blocks from 843 acre Central Park, where patrons can walk, jog, boat, bike, hike, play tennis and ride horses. Infused with European elegance and Irish flair, the Manhattan Fitzpatrick is appointed with Waterford chandeliers, original moldings and a marble fireplace imported from Ireland, plush red sofas, gold striped armchairs and dark wood furnishings. The hotel's restaurant and pub serves hearty Irish breakfasts of eggs, Irish bacon, sausage, grilled tomatoes and black and white pudding, and combines traditional Irish, continental and New American cuisines. In addition, the pub stays open late for guests to relax. This Manhattan Fitzpatrick also offers 24 hour room service, concierges, limos or Town Cars, wireless Internet access, tour assistance, video library and complimentary access to a fitness club nearby.
Beamed ceilings, brass fixtures and rosewood furniture form a welcoming, relaxed ambience in the guestrooms and suites. Moderately sized rooms also include coffee makers, data ports, trouser presses, terrycloth bathrobes and video games. More spacious suites feature king sized beds, sitting areas with pullout couches, wet bars, coffeemakers, refrigerator, two cable TVs, three dual line telephones and fax machines.