Situated at the corner of Madison Avenue and 76th Street, The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has been a classic landmark of Manhattan’s elegant Upper East Side since 1930. Located just one block from Central Park, The Carlyle is a 35-story, 190-room hotel offering guests a combination of discretion and grace. The Carlyle is surrounded by galleries and designer boutiques on New York’s posh Madison Avenue and located blocks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Guggenheim, the MET Breuer and the Frick. The strong Art Deco influence, introduced by the hotel’s first decorator Dorothy Draper, has been meticulously maintained, from the famed black and white marbled lobby to Art Deco motifs of the hotel’s specialty suites. Many of the accommodations have been updated further with a more contemporary flair from designers such as Alexandra Champalimaud and Thierry Despont. Every American president since Truman has visited and its rich history includes visiting Royals and heads-of-state including HRH, The Prince of Wales; the late Diana, Princess of Wales; TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to the Kings and Queens of Denmark, Greece, Spain and Sweden.
The Carlyle Restaurant is an elegant escape offering superb cuisine, traditional décor and discreet service. Famous for its Dover Sole and Lobster Thermidor, patrons feel immediately at home at the restaurant, ready to devote their full attention to a seasonally motivated menu by the Executive Chef. The Gallery, which leads to the restaurant, is the "living room" of hotel. Envisioned by designer Renzo Mongiardino, The Gallery, which features an upper and lower level, is an exotic Turkish tea parlor with hand-painted navy blue and gold patterned wallpaper featuring vignettes of Turkish treasures. Here guests can enjoy a quick morning bite, a light lunch of salads and entrees and daily afternoon tea. Café Carlyle has made an indelible mark on the entertainment and social landscape of New York City since its opening in 1955. The landmark Café Carlyle, has played host to such legendary talents as Bobby Short, Woody Allen, Elaine Stritch, Eartha Kitt and Judy Collins. Featuring restored Marcel Vertès murals, the Café maintains the integrity of an historic Manhattan destination with a new infusion of modern refinement and style. A favorite neighborhood bar of Upper East Siders and visitors alike, Bemelmans Bar is a special hideaway where artist and author Ludwig Bemelmans’ whimsical drawings come to life. Best remembered for his beloved Madeline series of classic children’s books, Bemelmans was commissioned in 1947 to paint the large-scale murals to depict all four seasons in famed Central Park. Open 356 days a year with live music every evening, the bar maintains its Art Deco legacy with chocolate-brown leather banquettes, nickel-trimmed black glass tabletops, a dramatic black granite bar and a 24-karat gold leaf-covered ceiling. Featuring the only surviving Bemelmans’ commission open to the public, the bar combines wit and coziness in unique New York style.
Guests, residents and locals have access to an oasis of luxury and tranquility at the intimate Sisley-Paris Spa including design elements by Mark Zeff of Zeff Designs. Located on the third floor, the spa also features the Yves Durif Hair Salon that provides guests and prominent locals with the upmost grooming and pampering on the Upper East Side.
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