Travel + Leisure Names The Carlyle, a Luxury Hotel in Upper East Side NYC, New York's Best Hotel

February 06, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
NEW YORK, NY - (February 6, 2010) - Travel + Leisure has named The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel "New York's Best Hotel" on its annual World's Best Hotels list of 500 properties. Compiled by Travel + Leisure's global team of reporters and editors, the annual World's Best Hotels list, which is voted on by T + L readers, ranks the 500 best luxury hotels, resorts, inns and lodges from around the world.

"The Carlyle has always been recognized for its outstanding service, luxury accommodations and one-of-a-kind guest experiences," said Erich Steinbock, Managing Director of the luxury hotel in Upper East Side NYC. "Our inclusion on Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotels list reflects all of the hard work, ingenuity and care that each employee puts towards ensuring that each guest has a memorable stay."

An oasis of understated luxury, the Upper East Side NYC hotel has become a "home away from home" for sophisticated travelers, including leaders in world affairs, business, society, entertainment and the arts since its debut in 1930. Offering a first-class combination of discretion and grace, the New York City luxury hotel's 188 rooms and suites feature elegant views of Central Park and Manhattan's skyline. Gracious and romantic formal dining awaits guests in The Carlyle Restaurant while legendary entertainers create the quintessential New York cabaret experience in the famed Café Carlyle. Bemelmans Bar, a timeless New York City watering hole that has drawn socialites, politicians, movie stars and moguls for more than five decades, mixes superb drinks and features live pianists.

About The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel

Standing at the corner of 76th Street and Madison Avenue in New York, The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has been an enduring landmark for Upper East Side social life since 1930. The internationally acclaimed luxury hotel has always been ranked amongst the best in New York and the world, and was named one of the top 20 U.S City Hotels by Harper's Hideaway's 2007 and 2008 Reader Survey. The Carlyle's new Sense, A Rosewood Spa® was named one of the top 50 Hottest Spas of 2009 by Condé Nast Traveler. The Carlyle is a 35-story, 188-room luxury hotel that has long understood the aesthetic sensibilities of its clientele and is surrounded by galleries, designer boutiques and the city's most popular art museums. Embracing a passion for the arts, pianos grace many of the suites, and most tower rooms have views of Central Park. For more information about The Carlyle visit

About Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts manages luxurious properties worldwide. Rosewood also offers Sense, A Rosewood Spa® - featuring treatments reflective of the brand's signature philosophy A Sense of Place® - available exclusively at select properties and now open at Jumby Bay. For more information on Rosewood Hotels & Resorts or Sense, A Rosewood Spa®, please call 888.ROSEWOOD or visit