The Pierre, New York
The Pierre, the iconic U.S. flagship of Taj Hotels on New York’s Fifth Avenue overlooking Central Park is re-open following an impressive $100 million renovation debuting new guestroom and bath interiors.
Even in a city where exclusive luxuries are the norm, there is one hotel that is far more rare and special than the rest. Possessing a fabled Central Park location in Midtown Manhattan and legendary history, The Pierre continues to set the standard for elegance and unrivalled hospitality.
The latest in modern conveniences include interactive flat panel televisions in bedrooms, living rooms and bathrooms, the Bose Home Theatre system with iPod docking stations, high speed wired and wireless Internet access, executive desks with built-in data and power outlets, and electronic safes with power outlets that accommodate laptops.
All guestrooms and suites have been transformed to feature a warm, inviting residential-style decor with a feeling of quiet luxury. High ceilings and abundant natural light evoke a gracious, airy experience that enhances the new interiors. Color palettes, comprised of soft neutrals in pale ivory and taupe with tones or corals or blues, are contrasted with rich woods, tufted leather headboards and matching benches. Richly textured silk and brocade fabrics in elegant neutrals with tasteful accents of color adorn upholstery, pillows, draperies and bed throws. Hand-carved carpets ensure comfort and superb acoustical sound control.
New York’s most iconic hotel offers 140 marvelously renovated guestrooms from which to enjoy sweeping park and city views. Each guestroom features impeccable interiors and classic style, with every amenity one could wish for and the personal attention of the city’s finest hotel professionals. Choose from Superior Rooms, Classic Rooms, Deluxe Rooms, Cityview Rooms, Parkview Rooms and Signature Rooms.
These rooms are between floors 4 to 14 and average 300 square feet (28 square meters). They feature one king bed. The Turkish marble-clad bathroom features a glass shower with oversized showerheads. These rooms are quietly situated in the interior side of the hotel and feature high ceilings.
The Pierre on offerrs 49 gracious suites with striking park and city views. Luxurious new residential-style interiors include sumptuous bedrooms and living rooms awash in abundant natural light and appointed with comfortably elegant furnishings, warm woods, richly textured fabrics and hand-selected artwork. New bathrooms feature marble-clad soaking tubs and separate glass-walled showers with oversized showerhead and steam-free makeup, shaving and wall mirrors.
Executive suites are between floors 4 to 9 and average 700 square feet (65 square meters). They are available with one king bed or two twin beds, and both feature a separate living room. The spacious Turkish marble-clad bathroom features a glass-walled shower with oversized showerheads and soaking tub. They are quietly situated in the interior side of the hotel and feature high ceilings.
Food and wine is essential to the Taj Hotel experience. Our menus are designed for epicures and an evening at one of our restaurants is an exploration into the gourmet intricacies of each cuisine. Dining at the Taj continues to be one of the most innovative gastronomic experiences available, culminating in the most rare treat of all, an exclusive private dining event with Chef Hemant Oberoi.
From globally renowned chefs to iconic restaurants, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces focuses on some of the world’s most revered cuisines, from the rich culinary heritage of the Subcontinent to popular Western, Mediterranean, Italian, French or Japanese dishes. Each restaurant creates a scintillating mix of cuisine and décor so guests can savour the aesthetics of a unique environment along with the culinary bounty on their plates.
Taj not only sets the standard for cuisine in India, it upholds its reputation for culinary firsts. We introduced the first Chinese restaurant, Golden Dragon, the first French restaurant, Zodiac Grill, and the first International restaurant, Pure, to India. Appropriately, we were the first to bring authentic India food to London. The Bombay Brassiere is a stand-alone restaurant that has been patronized by a veritable who’s who of celebrities for 25 years.
Our chefs are international superstars, guided by legendary Executive Chef Hemant Oberoi. The restaurants of Taj Hotels are bestowed with the highest of accolades, from the Michelin-starred Quilon to the multi award-winning Wasabi by Morimoto. Dining at Taj is more than just a meal, it is an unforgettable experience imbued with lasting status.
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