Accomodation

Hotel Information

  • Description
  • Activities
  • Afternoon-tea
  • Kids-club
  • Restaurant
  • Wellness

Description

Situated in the heart of upper midtown Manhattan on West 56th Street near 5th Avenue, The Whitby is just two blocks from Central Park and on the doorstep of some of New York's leading restaurants, galleries and museums, including MoMA. It is surrounded by world-class department stores, luxury designer boutiques and Broadway is just a short walk away.

The Whitby Hotel is a celebration of contemporary art and design. There are 86 individually designed bedrooms and suites, each with floor to ceiling windows, many with a private terrace and stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. Interiors have been designed by Kit Kemp, acclaimed for her individual and unique way of arranging spaces with a colourful and carefree spirit. There is also The Whitby Bar and Restaurant, an Orangery, book-lined Drawing Room, private outdoor terrace as well as three beautifully designed private event rooms, a 130 seat state-of-the-art cinema and a fully equipped gym.

activities

Experiences:

THE HOTEL'S GUEST AREAS

THE LOBBY
The hotel lobby is light and bright with soaring glass windows and striking artwork. Dominated by three stunning marble sculptures by Stephen Cox, the hotel lobby is also home to other impressive art works such as the iconic loom by Hermione Skye O'Hea and a mixed media grandfather clock by Dutch designer Marten Baas.

THE DRAWING ROOM
The Drawing Room is a sumptuous and colourful residents lounge with an elegant fireplace, bespoke library collection, original art and honesty bar. The fireplace is Greek, mid 18th century style and features garlands of leaves and acorns tied by ribbon, representing peace, prosperity and longevity.   It is an ideal space for hotel guests to take afternoon tea or relax with a drink.


SCREENING ROOM AND FILM CLUB
The state-of-the-art screening room has 130 comfortable leather seats, the most advanced Dolby Atmos technology in sound and projection and the latest digital capabilities including 3D. The Theater is perfect for film screenings, corporate presentations and live performances. 

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Afternoon Tea:

The Whitby Hotel is a fun and stylish place to have Afternoon Tea. It is served all day long in The Whitby Bar or in the Orangery. The hotel also offers healthier options free from gluten, dairy, eggs and refined sugar. 

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Kids:

FAMILY FACILITIES
Children's menu
24 hour room service
Blu-rays and popcorn
Children's books
Board games
Connecting rooms
Baby cribs, Sofa & Rollaway beds
Children's slippers, bathrobes & toiletries
High chairs

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The Whitby Bar & Restaurant:

The Whitby Bar & Restaurant is a rich, colourful, airy room with high ceilings, an impressive 30 foot pewter bar and beautifully upholstered banquettes. Tall warehouse-style windows and doors lead through to a sunny orangery with vaulted ceilings and skylight, bathing it in natural light. It's open all day every day from 7am for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner as well as morning coffee and evening cocktails. A traditional afternoon tea is served throughout the day.

The Orangery:

The Orangery provides the perfect setting for breakfast, lunch, dinner and afternoon tea. There is a stunning wall of 40 illuminated porcelain pots by Martha Freud, each etched with a landmark New York building or bridge. It can be hired exclusively and can be transformed from a dining or meeting room to a spectacular venue for receptions and parties.

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Fitness:

GYM
The Whitby Hotel has a private, fully equipped gym comprising various cardiovascular machines, free weights and exercise mats. The gym is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Personal trainers can be arranged on request.

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