A timeless classic, The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has been called home by leaders in world affairs, business and society since its debut in 1930.
Brilliantly positioned on Madison Avenue in Manhattan’s Upper East Side overlooking Central Park, it is a true New York City landmark — a showcase of great art, a purveyor of privacy and a sanctuary of luxury and refined taste. Guests feel truly ensconced in the elegant residential atmosphere of this unparalleled New York City luxury hotel.
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An oasis of luxury and tranquility, Sense® spa has been designed to convey the sophisticated attitude of New York City’s Upper East Side as well as the indelible character of The Carlyle. Partnering with Sisley, the premier brand in high-end skincare products, every treatment offered at the luxury spa is an expression of The Carlyle’s dedication to providing the ultimate in luxury experiences.
The NYC luxury spa features four treatment rooms, a relaxation room, a special Duet suite and separate men’s and women’s changing rooms, each with their own steam room. One of the most prized treatment rooms features a state of the art Kohler DTV shower which provides guests with a total sensory experience: water, sound, light and steam entwine in a completely customizable system. Whether in need of soothing recreations of sunrise or sunset, or energizing washes of cool blue tones, the extraordinary light treatments make this a rejuvenating experience. The spa also boasts its own high-tech fitness center featuring the newest gym equipment from Technogym®, the Italian provider of the world’s most advanced fitness and wellness equipment.
A high-tech fitness studio offers guests the newest gym equipment from Technogym.
Yves Durif Salon
Experience the modern mastery of acclaimed hairstylist Yves Durif and his team, in an intimate boutique salon. Durif’s passion for his craft is evident in the details: luxe yet nurturing surroundings; a synergy between stylist, colorist, and makeup artist that emphasizes the whole person; and a talented staff that shares his dedication to creating beauty and promoting well-being. It’s all part of the Durif philosophy: to make every client look and feel her or his best. Durif’s sculptural and sensual shorter cuts are the best in town. His skill with scissors has earned him a loyal international following among style-setters, socialites, executives, celebrities and artists. The versatile Durif-trained team provides a full range of services, from cuts for women and men, to color, to evening hair and makeup, to styling an entire wedding party. Big event tonight? Come to the salon or request in-room service. Staff is available seven days a week.
Durif shrugs off his personal celebrity: at the salon, the client is the focus. Nonetheless, he has become le chouchou des médias-a media favorite-featured in The New York Times, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle, W, Travel & Leisure, Elle, and other publications, and on CNN, MTV, and E! Fashion Emergency. Hotel guests as well as New York insiders can expect the ultimate in personal service and of-the-minute styling at Yves Durif at The Carlyle.
Rose Buds® is a program designed to provide our youngest guests with special services, amenities and convenience items designed just for them. From kids’ menus to special events and fun activities, we welcome children and families at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts and look forward to hosting your next visit.
The following items are available for use during your stay. Please request specific services when making reservation to ensure availability.
Baby Primrose skincare products
En-suite wireless baby monitors
Full-size cribs and linens
In-room baby-proofing service
Lush velour terry child-sized bath robes and slippers
Changing table, diaper pail, baby bath tub and/or non-slip mat, bed rails, in-room bottle warmers
Children’s menu for in-room dining and restaurants
Meetings and Events
A distinctive Upper East Side landmark since 1930, The Carlyle, with its elegant Art Deco façade and exquisitely ornamented roof, has established itself as the scene for high-powered meetings and high society soirees. Its timeless atmosphere imparts both grace and authority to any occasion. Today, The Carlyle is a favored gathering place for a new generation of movers and shakers, fashion glitterati, A-list celebrities and ladies who lunch.
The hotel features two spacious, well-appointed banquet rooms, a reception foyer and luxury suites for small gatherings. These intimate meeting venues are the ideal setting for social events, intimate NYC weddings and anniversary celebrations as well as board meetings and business entertainment. The Café Carlyle is also available for day meetings and after-hours events.
4,033 square feet of meeting space
The intimate venues, completely renovated by the renowned design firm of White & Web, are ideal settings for parties, weddings and anniversaries as well as board meetings and business entertainment
Dedicated on-site Meeting & Event professionals to assist event planners before, during and after meeting
High-speed Internet access and full A/V services complement both venues.
The ultimate location for a magical wedding celebration in New York City, The Carlyle offers a blend of romance, luxury and old-world charm that will sweep you off your feet. Whether a rehearsal dinner, bridal luncheon or lavish reception, The Carlyle offers unmatched options graced with fine cuisine and impeccable service. The Carlyle is also pleased to offer special packages for those planning a romantic honeymoon escape to Manhattan.
Since its completion in 1930, The Carlyle has always been society’s favorite in NYC. Chic, yet never faddish, the intimately sized hotel has witnessed generation after generation of memorable occasions.
The Trianon and Versailles suites epitomize the ultimate in New York glamour. Taking cues from Dorothy Draper, an early contributor to The Carlyle’s opulent style, the duo of Matthew White and Frank Webb completely renovated the luxurious function spaces using exquisite custom wall treatments, which incorporate muted gilding and shimmering textures. Sporting a faux shagreen backdrop, the imagery is classic Art Deco, but the execution is wittily modern. Between the suites lies a glamorous lobby where the shimmer of gold, the reflection of custom mirrors, and sensuousness of velvet are central elements of the design lending it the aura of a suave, members-only Manhattan club. A full cadre of catering menus and customized services complement the setting, including an on-site floral designer, L’Olivier.
With just 188 rooms and suites distributed among the hotel’s 60 residential apartments, The Carlyle offers the exclusive ambience of an Upper East Side pied-à-terre. The Carlyle owes its refined interior style to an inimitable roster of designers, including past greats Dorothy Draper and Mark Hampton to present-day stars Thierry Despont and Alexandra Champalimaud. Recent updates to the hotel’s accommodations uphold The Carlyle’s venerable design heritage while adding a touch of contemporary panache to this Manhattan legend. Spending one’s stay in New York City at The Carlyle is an experience like no other. The Manhattan legend, situated on the Upper East Side near Central Park, is an exemplar of refined luxury.
The handsomely appointed Classic Rooms, with either a king bed or two twin beds, offer 350 square feet of living space with a quiet courtyard location. All rooms are individually decorated highlighting the hotel’s original hardwood floors, custom fabrics and original Audubon prints with Piranese and Kips artwork adorning the walls. Classic Rooms are located on floors 4 through 18.
The Superior Rooms offer approximately 400 square feet of living space and feature either a king bed or two twin beds for guests. Offering views of either 76th Street or Madison Avenue, all rooms are individually decorated in a classic English style with original hardwood floors, area rugs, custom fabrics and linens, original Audubon prints and Pranesi and Kips artwork adorning its walls. Superior Rooms are located on the 3rd through 19th floors.
Superior Tower Room
Designed by the celebrated interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud, the queen-bedded Superior Tower Rooms are 300 square feet and feature uninterrupted vistas of the Manhattan skyline. Individually designed, each room utilizes elements which exude a modern flair while preserving The Carlyle’s storied past with fine antiques, exquisite wool carpeting and luxurious fabrics. Superior Tower Rooms are located on the 23rd through 33rd floors.
The Premier Rooms, at 500 sq. feet, feature a king bed, gracious foyer, generous closet space, comfortable seating area, views of Madison Avenue and four fixture bathroom with an oversized stall shower and soaking tub. Rooms are tastefully appointed with classic furnishings and Art Deco touches which highlight the hotel’s original hardwood floors, custom fabrics and unique artwork. Premier Rooms are located on the 4th through 12th floors.
Deluxe Tower Room
Designed by the celebrated interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud, the Deluxe Tower Rooms are 400 square feet with king beds and uninterrupted vistas of the Manhattan skyline. Individually designed, each room utilizes elements which exude a modern flair while preserving The Carlyle’s storied past with fine antiques, exquisite wool carpeting and luxurious carpets. Deluxe Tower Rooms are located on the 20th through 33rd floors.
The Carlyle’s individually decorated luxury suites are among New York City’s finest accommodations, offering consummate service and an enviable location on Manhattan’s Upper East Side next to Central Park.
The Superior Suites, with either a king bed or two twin beds, are approximately 700 square feet with a quiet courtyard location, and feature a separate living room and bedroom with the choice of either a small pantry area or powder room off of the entrance foyer. The suites are tastefully appointed with traditional furnishings reminiscent of an English residence rather than a hotel suite with original hardwood floors, custom rugs, luxurious fabrics and original artwork adorning the walls. Superior Suites are located on the 4th through 16th floors.
Individ a comfortable seating area, this accommodation is ideal for guests staying longer in the city. Deluxe Rooms are located on the 3rd through 23rd floors.
The Deluxe Suites are large king-bedded, one-bedroom suites offering views of either 76th Street or Madison Avenue. At 850 square feet of living space, the Deluxe Suite features a spacious living room and bedroom, entrance foyer, ample closet space, one-and-a-half baths and kitchenette while a select few offer baby grand pianos. Tastefully appointed and individually decorated, the decor ranges from the stylings of a traditional English residence to a more contemporary yet timeless living space with hardwood floors, luxurious wool area rugs, custom fabrics and linen and original artwork adorning the walls. Deluxe Suites are located on the 4th through 16th floors.
The Premier Suites, at approximately 850 square feet, overlook 76th Street and feature a king bed and four-fixture marble bathroom with separate soaking tub and rain shower. Designed by Alexandra Champalimaud and DiSanto & Associated, these unique suites are fashioned in a contemporary Louis XVI decor with deep-colored walls, original hardwood floors, spacious closets, custom-made wool carpeting, luxurious linens and beautiful artwork adorning the walls with many of the suites offering both a pantry and powder room. Premier Suites are located on the 3rd through 10th floors.
Superior Two-Bedroom Suite
The Superior Two-Bedroom Suites are elegantly appointed throughout with approximately 1,100 square feet of living space, a king-bedded master bedroom and two twin beds in the second bedroom. These spacious suites provide guests with a quiet courtyard location, two full baths, full pantry, original hardwood floors, luxurious wool area rugs, custom fabrics and linen and original artwork adorning the walls. The unique suites are located on the 15th and 16th floors.
The king-bedded Carlyle Suites are tastefully appointed and individually decorated with decor ranging from the stylings of a classic Anglo-Saxon private home to a more contemporary yet timeless living space. Ranging from 1,000 to 1,400 square feet of living space with views of either 76th Street or Madison Avenue, the exclusive suites offer a spacious entrance foyer, separate living room and bedroom, kitchenette or full kitchen, small dining area, hardwood floors, luxurious wool area rugs, custom fabrics and linen and original artwork adorning the walls while a select few offer baby grand pianos. Several Carlyle Suites may be converted to a two- or three-bedroom suite. The suites are located on the 5th through 18th floors.
Deluxe Two-Bedroom Suite
The Deluxe Two-Bedroom Suites offer approximately 1,300 square feet of living space and feature a king-bedded master bedroom and either a king bed or two twin beds in the second bedroom making this option an ideal choice for the traveling family. The spacious accommodations overlook either Madison Avenue or 76th Street, and are tastefully appointed and individually decorated with decor ranging from the stylings of a traditional English residence to a more contemporary yet timeless living space with two full baths, a kitchenette, ample closet space, hardwood floors, luxurious wool area rugs, custom fabrics and linen and original artwork adorning the walls. The suites are located on the 14th through 16th floors.
Premier Two-Bedroom Suite
Beautifully appointed by Alexandra Champalimaud, Suite 1511 is a king-bedded, two-bedroom suite featuring 1,300 sq. feet of living space with a terrace overlooking the Manhattan cityscape. The suite has two oversized bathrooms, a full kitchen and large living room. Suite 1511 can connect to an adjacent guest room to create a three-bedroom suite.
Central Park View Suite
The Central Park View Suite is handsomely appointed with beautiful antiques, rare prints and rich fabrics. The suite offers some of the best views of Central Park with unobstructed views of the entire park and of the Manhattan skyline courtesy of the living room’s picture window. Furthermore, views of Central Park and the Manhattan vista may also be experienced from the suite’s king-bedded bedroom. The suite is located on the 33rd floor.
Central Park Tower Suite
The Carlyle’s most luxurious one-bedroom suites are king-bedded, individually appointed, beautifully decorated and offer 1,200 square feet of living space. The Central Park Tower Suites feature a large kitchen, exclusive corner bedroom and unobstructed views of Central Park with floor-to-ceiling picture windows providing guests with breathtaking vistas of the Manhattan skyline. Through the foyer, the suites are able to connect to a second bedroom offering either one king or two twin beds thus creating a superb two-bedroom suite.
The Royal Suite is a true New York City residence with all of the conveniences of hotel living with 1,800 square feet of space. The suite features a king-bedded master bedroom and an additional accommodation with two twin beds plus two bathrooms, a full kitchen, dining room and elegant living room with breathtaking 14-foot vaulted ceilings. Graciously appointed by Alexandra Champalimaud, the Royal Suite provides guests with a floor-to-ceiling black marble fireplace, built-in bookshelves, beautiful artwork and rich antiques.
The Empire Suite, a spacious three-bedroom duplex located on floors 28 and 29, truly blurs the line between hotel accommodations and a residential apartment. Designed by famed interior designer Thierry Despont, this one-of-a-kind suite offers 2,600 square feet of living space, king-bedded accommodations, four-and-a-half bathrooms, an office equipped with an Apple computer, full kitchen, separate sitting room and a private art collection. Both the living room and master bedroom feature unobstructed views of Central Park with floor-to-ceiling picture windows.
The Carlyle Restaurant
long-time favorite among prominent eastside neighbors and socialites, The Carlyle Restaurant, designed in the English manor house style by the late Mark Hampton, marries luxury with intimacy. Famous for its Dover Sole and Lobster Thermidor, patrons feel at immediately at home at the restaurant, ready to devote their full attention to a seasonally motivated menu from Executive Chef Jacques Sorci, a member of the prestigious organization, Maîtres Cuisiniers de France.
The larger of the restaurant’s two intimately lit rooms features plush chintz-covered banquettes, Aubusson rugs and mirrored alcoves, set off by a dramatic six-foot-tall floral arrangement. Just off the main room, a smaller dining room shimmers in Fortuny silk. Throughout, English hunting scenes by Fores, as well as engravings by Redoute and Liliacae, complete the country house ambience.
The Carlyle Restaurant presents the perfect opportunity to people watch and take pleasure in the glamour of New York’s chic Upper East Side. Patrons enjoy an exquisite dining experience while bumping elbows with socialites, politicians and fashion magnates alike. Chef Sorci’s exciting signature dishes capture the interest and please the palate of both local patrons and hotel guests.
Breakfast: Mon-Sat 7-10:30 a.m.; Sun 8-10:30 a.m.
Lunch: Mon-Sat 12-2:30 p.m.
Dinner: Mon-Sun 6-10 p.m.
The nightly scene is out of an old MGM classic, camera ready with a backdrop that is pure Manhattan and a soundtrack that is classic cabaret. Café Carlyle is known for headlining incredible talents, including Ute Lemper and Woody Allen, who regularly appears to jam with the Eddy Davis New Orleans jazz band. For the past three decades, Café Carlyle has been synonymous with the legendary Bobby Short, who thrilled sell-out crowds for 36 years. His spirit will live on through the music at Café Carlyle.
Seating up to 70 for dinner and 90 for a performance, the supper club offers a unique intimate space and is highlighted by music-themed murals by Vertès. Café Carlyle remains an exquisitely well-dressed classroom where guests experience and engage in the lost language of elegance and sophistication. Renowned for its traditional elegance, the Café infuses modern elements without sacrificing the history and refinement that are hallmarks of The Carlyle. In addition to the restoration of the murals, the Café features perimeter banquettes in various blue hues, curving along the edge of the room.
Café Carlyle, the New York City bastion of classic cabaret entertainment, continues to draw socialites, politicians and magnates into its distinguished and glamorous setting. Tucked behind a Madison Avenue doorway, Café Carlyle welcomes its guests into a classic cabaret where incredible talent and music are paired with New York elegance and style.
Exotic, elegant décor by legendary decorator Renzo Mongiardino sets the stage for a private retreat favored by the rich, the famous and the beautiful since the hotel’s inception. Inspired by the sultan’s dining room at the Topikapi Palace in Turkey, The Gallery is divided into two tiers.
The upper gallery is wrapped in deep red, hand-painted wallpaper. Banquettes made of antique kilims and red-fringed velvet chairs invite lingering. The lower gallery features an intricate blue-and-gold wallpaper, inset with intaglio-like views of such landmarks as Venice’s Church of the Saulte and Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia.
The Gallery serves an all day a la care menu from 11 a.m. to 12 midnight featuring The Carlyle classic such as Hudson Valley Foie Gras Terrine, Steak tartar (ground a la minute ) or traditional seafood or Caesar salad. The Gallery also serves a complete English tea with exotic teas (including Assam, Lapsang Souchang and Verveine), traditional tea sandwiches, scones with authentic Devonshire cream and fresh pastries. Served from 3-5:30 p.m. daily.
Best remembered as the creator of the classic Madeline books for children, Ludwig Bemelmans once joked he’d like his tombstone to read: “Tell Them It Was Wonderful.” Well, wonderful it was, and still is, at Bemelmans Bar. Named in honor of the legendary artist, Bemelmans is a timeless New York watering hole that has drawn socialites, politicians, movie stars and moguls for more than five decades.
Restored in 2002 by designer Thierry Despont, the bar maintains its Art Deco legacy with chocolate-brown leather banquettes, nickel-trimmed black glass tabletops, a dramatic black granite bar and a 24-karat gold leaf-covered ceiling. Featuring the only surviving Bemelmans’ commission open to the public, the bar combines wit and coziness in unique New York style.
Bar Snacks & Light Meals: 5:30-11:30 p.m.
Entertainment: Sunday to Saturday: 5:30-8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel
35 East 76th Street at Madison Avenue
New York , NY 10021,United States
Tel: 212 744 1600
Fax: 212 717 4682