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With this new edition of Golden Travel Guide's New York's Best, we present the Best Hotels, Restaurants, Real Estate and Events New York City has to offer. Think of our Guide as the Academy Awards of New York. Our team of travel experts and in-the-know scouts have selected businesses across multiple categories.

This New York's Best features a number of improvements over previous editions. More New York hotels and restaurants, more city events and even access to jobs, movies, dating information, real estate and apartments.

All selections are made carefully by New York's Best staff and critics. So, welcome, and explore New York's Best.

New York City's Best Hotels
The Plaza Hotel - A 5-star Hotel Located in Midtown on Central Park South
Fifth Avenue at Central Park South, New York City, NY 10019

The Plaza HotelThe Plaza Hotel is centrally located in New York City, steps from Tiffany & Co., minutes from Barney's and close to Rockefeller Center and Broadway.

282 air-conditioned rooms with minibars and DVD players. Flat-screen televisions with pay movies, wireless Internet access (surcharge), bathrooms with designer toiletries and hair dryers, phones, safes and desks. A spa offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Recreational amenities such as a health club, a sauna, and a steam room are in the hotel. There is concierge service and supervised childcare/activities.

Dining Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or take advantage of the 24-hour room service. In hotel bar/lounge. Business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in.

The Peninsula New York - A 5-star Hotel Located in Midtown
700 Fifth Avenue at 55th street, New York, NY, 10019,

The Peninsula HotelThe Peninsula is steps from Sony Wonder Technology Lab and Tiffany & Co.. This is close to Rockefeller Center and Broadway.

239 air-conditioned rooms with minibars and DVD players, pillowtop bed, flat-screen televisions with premium channels, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Baths have designer toiletries and hair dryers. The Hotel spa offers massages, body treatments, and facials. Health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Childcare/activities, babysitting/childcare, and ski storage.

Restaurant and 24-hour room service. On site bar/lounge. Business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.

The St. Regis New York - A 5-star Hotel Located in Midtown
2 East 55th St, New York, NY, 10022

The St Regis HotelWith a stay at The St. Regis New York, you'll be centrally located in New York. Close to Rockefeller Center and Broadway.

Air-conditioned rooms with minibars, DVD players, flat-screen televisions with satellite programming, wireless Internet access (surcharge). Baths with shower/tub combinations and complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Phones, safes and desks. Full-service spa, with massages and facials. Steam room and a fitness center. Complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare.

Restaurant, bar/lounge. Business center, limo/town car service, and express check-in. A roundtrip airport shuttle is available for a surcharge.

The Chatwal, A Luxury Collection Hotel A 5 Star Hotel Closest to Times Square and Theater Districe
130 W 44th St, New York, NY, 10036

The Chawal HotelThe Chatwal, A Luxury Collection Hotel is in the heart of New York, steps Broadway, Times Square and Rockefeller Center.

Only 76 rooms with iPod docking stations, minibars, pillowtop bed with Frette Italian sheets, complimentary wired and wireless Internet access, and 42-inch LCD televisions with digital programming. Baths have bathtubs or showers with rainfall showerheads and designer toiletries. Spa with massages, body treatments, and facials. Indoor pool, sauna, and steam room. An Art Deco hotel with concierge services, supervised childcare/activities, restaurant, bar, and 24-hour room service.

Full breakfasts are available daily for a fee. Limo/town car service, express check-in, and express check-out. Extended parking is available onsite.

Conrad New York - A 5 Star Hotel Downtown Business District.
102 North End Avenue, New York, NY, 10282

The Conrad HotelWalking distance to One World Trade Center. Close to New York University.

463 air-conditioned rooms with iPod docking stations, LCD televisions, pillowtop bed with down comforters, wireless Internet access (surcharge), cable TV programming. Baths with bathtubs or showers have designer and complimentary toiletries.

Health club and babysitting/childcare. This Art Deco hotel also has gift shop/newsstand and tour/ticket assistance.

Restaurant, with bar and 24-hour room service. 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and express check-out. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

The Golden Travel Guide Pick for the Best Value in a New York Hotel
TRYP By Wyndham Times Square South - A 4.5 Star Hotel
345 W 35th Street, New York, NY, 10001

The TRYP HotelTRYP By Wyndham Times Square South is in the heart of New York, walking distance from Penn Station and Penn Plaza Pavilion. Close to Macy's and Times Square.

173 air-conditioned rooms featuring iPod docking stations and flat-screen televisions. Comp Wired and wireless Internet with video-game consoles and digital programming. Baths have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Safes, desks, and daily housekeeping. Fitness center and tour/ticket assistance. Restaurant with a bar and a coffee shop/café. 24-hour business center and computer station. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


New York City's Best Restaurants
Eleven Madison Park
11 Madison Ave. New York, NY 10010
Open for dinner seven nights a week and lunch Thursday through Saturday, guests are offered a Tasting Menu for $225. Eleven Madison Park draws inspiration from the incredible bounty of ingredients grown in New York, as well as the centuries-old culinary traditions that have taken root here. Under the leadership of Chef Daniel Humm and Co-Owner Will Guidara, the restaurant has garnered international acclaim: awarded four stars from The New York Times, three Michelin stars, and number four restaurant in the world on the San Pellegrino World's 50 Best list. Set in the historic Met Life Building, the art deco space features 35-foot ceilings, views of picturesque Madison Square Park, and many classic and modern details creating a timeless space that is intimate and comfortable.
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Le Bernardin - Three Michelin stars
155 W. 51st St. New York, NY 10019
Le Bernardin, Zagat's top pick for 2013, and awarded the Michelin Guide's coveted 3-stars as well as The New York Times' highest rating of 4-stars, has maintained its status of excellence for over 20 years and its international acclaim as one of the world's top seafood restaurants. Owner/Chef Eric Ripert continues to set unsurpassed standards with his piscatorial paradise and partner Maguy Le Coze's seamless and unparalleled service.
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Del Posto
85 10th Avenue New York, NY 10011
Diners should be aware there is not an a la carte menu for parties of 5 and larger. A 5 course Il Menu Del Posto and an 8 course Captain's menu are available for these parties. Del Posto respectfully requests that gentlemen refrain from wearing shorts, sandals, sleeveless shirts, and baseball caps. Most men choose to wear jackets, but jackets are not required. Del Posto welcomes younger guests ages 6 and up. Strollers are not permitted and high chairs are not available.
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60 East 65th St. New York, NY 10065
Daniel Boulud’s namesake restaurant features contemporary, seasonal French cuisine in a setting that combines striking neoclassical architecture with elegant modern furnishings. The sophisticated bar and lounge are a welcoming spot for before and after dinner drinks.
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Rainbow Room
30 Rockefeller Plaza 65th Floor New York, NY 10112
The Rainbow Room offers impeccable service and refined contemporary cuisine, reinforcing its standing as a quintessential New York venue. Guests are transported by world class dining, entertainment and dancing, all set within the most elegant and elevated space in New York. The views alone are breathtaking, but the landmark design and grandeur of the room are equally unmatched. The Rainbow Room is open to the public for Sunday Brunch and for à la carte dining and entertainment on Monday evenings.
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Dining - In New York City , there is a great variety of restaurants, bistros, breweries, and taverns offering menus to include great steaksand fresh seafood. In the entertainment district, where you'll discover some top restaurants able to compete favorably in service and food with more famous worldwide establishments. Best Places to Eat in New York City.

With many live music venues featuring local and national acts, there's always something fun to do in New York City. Nightclubs, martini lounges, pubs, music venues, comedy clubs, and pool halls are found throughout the downtown area with a concentration in the entertainment district. Many festivals and events are also found in New York City.

The opportunities to enjoy some great times with a special someone or to meet new friends can easily be yours during your visit or vacation.

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