Midtown Manhattan can be unforgiving and that alone is enough to drive away just about anyone. Thankfully, the lure of the Big Apple is just so hard to resist that visitors are still willing to brave the madness just for a chance to walk along her streets. And within the excitement of Midtown lies a 57-storey high limestone tower that offer peace in the middle of chaos: the Langham Place New York.
Nestled between Bryant Park and the Empire State Building, the Langham Hotel New York is definitely and surely not for those whose trips are prefixed with the word “budget.” But given the luxuries – personalized service, culinary delights and modern interiors – you will be treated to at the Langham Place New York, the asking price seems justified. The rooms bathed in modern luxury coupled with views of one of the most iconic structures in the world.
Other than offering only the best form of luxury that money provides, the Langham Hotel New York is also located in a district that houses the most popular attractions in the Big Apple – Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, United Nations Headquarters, Rockefeller Center, Broadway and Times Square.
Convenience is also a term you can associate with the Langham as its just 25 minutes away from John F. Kennedy Airport, 22 minutes from Newark Airport and 12 minutes from LaGuardia Airport.
Some of the most popular attractions in the entire globe are also within walking distance from the Langham Hotel New York – Grand Central Station is 9 minutes away while Times Square is about 15 minutes’ walk.
Langham Place Rooms and Suites
Each of the rooms and suites at the Langham Place New York is painstakingly dressed in contemporary luxury but also taking into account urban sophistication. The 214 rooms that occupy the property on Fifth Avenue are furnished with only the most indulgent amenities to provide the utmost comfort and relaxation for its guests.
The Swedish Duxiana beds are fitted with Italian Pratesi linens while the large marble-clad bathrooms are designed with rainfall showers. On top of that, many of the rooms offer one of the best sights ever known to man – the iconic Manhattan skyline – which can be viewed from super-sized floor-to-glass windows.
Spacious is also a word you can attribute with the 157 guest rooms and 57 bedroom suites that occupy 22 floors of the Langham Hotel New York. The rooms have an average room space of 750 square feet while the suites range at 1,100 square feet.
Superior Place Room
Occupying the 5th to 10th floors of the Langham Place New York, Superior Rooms offer a peaceful haven amidst the hustle and bustle of New York. With options for King- and Twin-sized beds, as well as being able to connect rooms when staying with a large party, these rooms make a suitable choice for those who travel in groups.
Bathed in soft, neutral shades, each room features a luxurious King bed with a bathroom designed in marble. Fitted with large windows that invite in a ton of natural light, Prime Rooms help provide that homey feeling that guests crave when they’re away from their own home.
Situated on Langham Hotel New York’s 5th to 17th floors, these rooms are not only refreshing, but also offer views of the courtyard, 36th Street or Fifth Avenue. The Deluxe Place guest rooms of the Langham feature a sophisticated colour palette and plush carpeting. The Italian-style furnishings and large desks provide much comfort for any casual or business traveler. Even the bath is inviting enough with deep tubs and a separate rain shower enclosed in glass.
Specially designed with the needs of the family in mind, these rooms feature full walk-in Italian-designed wardrobe as well as walnut drawers with glass fronts. Neutral tones shape the colour scheme of the room and each features two Queen-sized beds. The floor-to-ceiling windows frame Fifth Avenue very well too.
Executive Place Room
Designed with the business traveler in mind, the Executive guest rooms of the Langham Place New York are spacious, have a sitting area and offer the same comforts that a residence brings. A King-sized Swedish Duxiana bed also highlights this dynamically designed space.
Empire State View Executive Place
Providing excellent views of the world-famous Empire State Building, the Empire State View Executive Place is a spacious one-bedroom hotel room that features a sitting area, walk-in closet, soft King bed and a marble bathroom with rain shower.
Located on the 18th to 23rd floors of the Langham Hotel New York, this is a one-bedroom suite that features the amenities of a home. Found in the Langham Suite are a sitting area, private laundry facilities and a modern kitchenette equipped with Miele appliance. The unique layout of the suite give guests the chance to see views of Fifth Avenue or Midtown Manhattan.
Empire State View Suite
Warm rosewood flooring, plush carpeting, a full kitchenette, a separate sitting area and exquisite full-length views of the Empire State Building make this suite fit for those who desire only the highest level of luxury. The Empire State View Suite also features a large master bathroom that has a deep tub, a separate rainfall shower and double vanity sinks.
This apartment-style suite is furnished with contemporary furniture and fitted with a full kitchen equipped with Miele appliances. The inclusion of private laundry facilities and a really large walk-in closet all but give it a sense of home.
Family One Bedroom Suite
Featuring a King-sized bed in the Master bedroom and a Queen-sized sleeper in the sofa, this room occupying the 18th to 27th floors of the Langham Place New York truly is unlike any other. With a large bathroom, oversized closet, private laundry facilities and a Miele-equipped kitchen, this room has everything a family needs to have a home away from home.
Empire State View Two Bedroom Residence
Occupying the top three floors (25th to 27th) of the Langham Hotel New York, these two-bedroom residences truly evoke a sense of home. It is designed to have a formal dining area, a full kitchen quipped with Miele appliances, private laundry facilities and a spacious living area.
The bathrooms – there are two – all feature double vanity sinks, deep-soaking tubs and rainfall showers and small half-baths that guests can use. Top it all off, the floor-to-ceiling glass windows offer the most breath-taking views of the Empire State Building. Each of these Residences can be connected to a one-bedroom suite to create a three- or four-bedroom suite to accommodate everyone in the family.
Dining Options at the Langham Place NY
Whether looking for a full meal or a place to have drinks after dinner, the Langham Place New York offers just the dining options for you. With Measure, you have a place for pre- or post-dinner drinks while Ai Fiori offers a delectable selection of modern European cuisine.
A stylish and comfortable lounge that offers a mix of American and British comfort food but with a modern twist. Chef David Vandenabeele is in command of the kitchen.
Apart from serving known dishes with a unique twist, the seasonal drink menu of Measure has deep connections with classic cocktail culture. Not only that, the drink selection also includes Old and New World wines, as well as an offering of craft beer.
Measure starts serving guests in the morning where they can enjoy a Continental breakfast and continues on towards lunch, snacks and then dinner. At night, diners can delight in live jazz performances as well.
With dishes executed by Executive Chef P.J. Calapa, this Altamarea Group- and Chef Michael White-led restaurant offers an option for fine dining, but one that is not too stiff but slightly playful. The cuisine offered at the restaurant is European and centered on those from the Italian and French Riviera.
Located on the second floor of the Langham Hotel New York, this Michelin-star restaurant is open to serve only the best Mediterranean cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Wellbeing at the Langham Place
Amidst the chaos of the city, the Langham Hotel New York offers an oasis to escape from it all. Within the confines of the building can be found a fully equipped Health Club, with indoor pool and Hamman. All these provide a relaxing and tranquil environment that guests seek from a wellness center.
Langham Place Spa
The spa of the Langham Place Hotel is one of the most sophisticated wellness facilities in Manhattan. The spa comprises of no less than 11 treatment rooms each designed to set a tranquil mood with its contemporary, earthy finishes. In addition, several of the 11 treatment rooms are designed with couples in mind.
The entire ambiance of the spa is further enhanced by the black oak and limestone floors, as well as stone vanities. The Langham Place Spa offers a selection of stress-releasing treatments that leave guests feeling refreshed and rejuvenated. Plus, the spa focuses on the use of natural and organic products which make it the place of choice for luxurious pampering.
Among the treatments offered at the spa include:
- Massage Therapy
- Swedish Massage
- Deep Tissue Massage
- Sports Massage
- Aromatherapy Massage
- Tension Relief
- Pre-Natal Massage
- Thalgo Signature Facials and Body Treatments
The Langham Place New York Spa is the exclusive provider of Thalgo face and body treatments. Thalgo treatments are noted for the amazing results they produce each time using ingredients from the sea. Their facials offer great results when it comes to anti-aging, hydrating, purifying and so much more. On the other hand, their body treatments refine, tone and ease muscle tensions.
- Hand and Foot Therapies
- Even the gentlemen are offered a range of treatment customized for their needs.
Featuring state-of-the-art cardio and strength-training equipment, the fitness center at the Langham Place New York caters to fitness enthusiasts of all levels. Measuring 3,100 square feet, the establishment houses a range of fitness equipment that include cardiovascular machines, strength machines, medicine and stability balls, as well as a functional training area, stretching mats and a group fitness studio.
Julien Farel Salon
The renowned Julien Farel Salon adjoins the Langham Place Spa and offers a range of beauty and grooming treatments. The environment itself screams luxury with a mix of dark wood, marble and walnut accents.
The men’s and women’s salons are separate from each other where highly qualified stylists work on everything from hair to makeup and nails. The Julien Farel Salon specialises in anti-aging hair treatments and also offer waxing services.
You can never go wrong with a Fifth Avenue address what with the sights you can see which are just within walking distance.
That said, you can also avail of the hotel’s offers that allow you to enjoy the experience of staying at the Langham but at a rate with a minimal slash from the original. For one, the Langham Place New York have a Suite Retreat offer which gives guests access to the hotel’s luxurious accommodations, offers a complimentary Continental breakfast from Measure and a $200 spa credit. More information on the range of their offers can be found on their official site.