Check-In/Check-Out: 3 PM/Noon Rates: From $269 to $499 per night.
Location. The W New York, located in New York, N.Y., offers a nature inspired oasis within the intense pace of Midtown Manhattan. This trendsetting hotel, the first W Hotel in the world, stands one block from Park Avenue and three blocks from Fifth Avenue, Rockefeller Center and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Hotel Features. The spacious lobby features a fireplace glowing with pillar candles. A serene waterfall and a menu that includes organic selections set the tone at Heartbeat restaurant. Candlelit atmosphere and soft leather sofas invite relaxation at Whiskey Blue, known for its cocktails. Oasis Bar adjoins the lobby living room and maintains late night hours. A fourth floor fitness center provides elliptical trainers, stair machines and treadmills. The two story Bliss49 Spa features manicure pedicure stations with personal headsets, flat screen televisions and DVD players. Locker room workout rewards include wine, beer, cheese and brownies. The Spa also contains aromatic steam rooms, saunas and private massage and skin care rooms.
Guestrooms. The 18 story W New York offers 687 guestrooms inspired by nature's soothing colors and textures and features a custom headboard and abstract art piece. Beds include pillowtop mattresses, 400 thread count linens and goose down comforters and pillows. The popular Munchie boxes may contain umbrellas, CDs and Diane von Furstenberg makeup kits. Rooms offer wireless Internet access for a fee, CD players and DVD players. Bathrooms contain terry/piqué bathrobes, pedestal sinks and a six item Bliss toiletry kits.
Expert Tip. Let's say you want to replace your bath water with steaming hot chocolate. Or perhaps you need a helicopter to pick up your wedding dress at the couture shop because cab transport just won't do. The hotel's Whatever/Whenever policy has satisfied requests such as these, and may honor your heart's desire too.