“The Roof Garden is the quintessential summer experience in New York City. Truly the cross roads of the Upper East side, the perfect balance of our local members and guests of the hotel, sipping rosé against the backdrop of the most iconic skyline and Central Park.”
“The Surrey is one of New York’s best “secret" art galleries. With more than 31 pieces appraised at $30 million dollars, ranging from a tapestry of super model Kate Moss by Chuck Close to a graffiti armoire by Jimmie Martin, the collection speaks to the Upper East Side’s ethos for maintaining its rich cultural history while paradoxically celebrating emerging trends in both fashion and art. To further support the arts, The Surrey features personalized museum and gallery tours with Natasha Schlesinger, an award-winning independent art historian and art consultant.”
“Cornelia Spa is committed to curating customized treatments while creating an environment of pure relaxation. By combining luxurious services and attention to detail, Cornelia’s therapists are able to make ones tension into a distant memory. Allow their skilled therapists and experts In residence ease your stress. Come for an hour, stay the afternoon.”
Spanning some 350 hectares, Central Park in the heart of Manhattan offers a green oasis between the Upper East Side and the Upper West Side of New York. Popular with tourists and for practising sports, Central Park is home to many bodies of water, including the well-known Reservoir, which covers almost 50 hectares. Created in 1858, the Lake immediately started attracting ice skaters when it froze in winter. Various structures punctuate the park, including the remarkable Belvedere Castle, built in the Scottish style and offering 360° panoramic views over the park and surrounding area. Lastly, don’t miss the Bethesda Fountain and Strawberry Fields monument, two essential sights to see when you visit. Hotel guests can take advantage of like picnics, model sail boats for the children, jogging and running year around, Central Park Zoo...
Some of New York's most important museums are located near The Surrey, in the vicinity of Central Park. The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) exhibits art from around the world. At MoMA (The Museum of Modern Art), you can admire Van Gogh's famous Starry Night, Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, as well as works by Malevich, Roy Lichtenstein and the Campbell’s Soup Cans by Andy Warhol. Take in one of Klimt’s masterpieces, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, at the Neue Galerie. Finally, the Guggenheim Museum, located no more than a few blocks from the edge of Central Park is the jewel in the crown of any 20th century architectural exploration! Don't miss the Museum of Natural History on the West side.
Between 5th Avenue and the Upper East Side is The Surrey Hotel, right at the heart of this smart Manhattan neighbourhood. Here, among the tree-lined streets and the brownstones (the red sandstone townhouses typical of this area), is where you’ll find the luxury stores. Surrounded by world renowned couture ranging from Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang to Christian Louboutin, avant-garde designers like Tomas Maeir and Zadig & Voltaire, exclusive jewelry houses like Chopard and Fred Leighton or luxury leather goods purveyors. Madison Avenue features an eclectic collection of stores and boutiques the kind of which is unrivalled.
Internationally renowned for plays and musicals, Broadway is not to be missed when staying in New York. Head to Times Square to catch the best-known shows around, such as Hair, ABBA, Mary Poppins and The Lion King. The theatres’ neon signs look stunning and promise to make you feel like you’ve travelled back to New York in the 1900s. The New Amsterdam Theatre is a must visit and was one of the largest theatres in the area when it opened back in 1903. Other entertainment places in the surroundings of Broadway, The Lincoln Center and the Metropolitan Pavilion in the West Side.