Welcome to
The Plaza, A Fairmont Managed Hotel

Since its debut on October 1st, 1907, The Plaza Hotel has remained a New York icon hosting world leaders, dignitaries, captains of industry, Broadway legends and Hollywood royalty.  As an established staple for lavish society affairs, and blockbuster films, The Plaza has welcomed guests from around the world to enjoy its magic at the castle on Central Park South for more than 100 years.

Located on the corner of 5th Avenue and Central Park South, The Plaza Hotel is at the center of it all. Steps from Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys, and an array of the most famous shopping destinations in the world, The Plaza’s address is as convenient as it is luxurious. Other nearby attractions include: Columbus Circle, Central Park, Central Park Zoo, Carnegie Hall, Radio City Music Hall, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, Museum of Modern Art, and Lincoln Center.

Offering 282 distinctive guestrooms including 102 luxurious suites, The Plaza continues to strike the balance between its storied past and limitless future with the launch of the Legacy Suite collection.  Classic crown molding is juxtaposed against contemporary works of art and lavish fabrics, adding vibrant textural elements to The Plaza's guestrooms complete with dramatic lighting and beautifully finished woodwork to amplify the impeccable motif.

From feast to fete, the Plaza's extraordinary portfolio of refined experiences is enjoyed by all who pass through the iconic revolving door.  Revel in the magic of Afternoon Tea in The Palm Court, savor the sites in the elegant Champagne Bar, transport in time through the magic of  The Rose Club, and embark on a culinary journey throughout  The Plaza Food Hall and Todd English at The Plaza.

Activities & Services
Unrivalled luxury and comfort are complemented by attentive and discreet service throughout all areas of the hotel.  In addition to the vast culinary offerings, and luxurious guestrooms, The Plaza offers world-class  Shops at The Plaza, as well as health & wellness facilities including  Guerlain Spa, The Plaza Hotel Fitness Center, and  Warren-Tricomi Salon.

Meetings & Celebrations
With 21,000 square feet of sleek and functional meeting space, The Plaza is a fresh departure from the ordinary. Iconic rooms, thoughtful amenities, and 282 guestrooms and suites to choose from make The Plaza the perfect location to host your next meeting or conference. Exchange vows under the opulent canopy of The Plaza's Grand Ballroom or in the timeless magnificence of The Terrace Room. These exceptional New York ballrooms will set the stage for an unforgettable experience.

Please note: For the comfort of all our guests, flash and professional photography are not permitted in the hotel lobby. At times, you may also be asked to show your room key to gain access to the lobby area over the course of your stay as an added measure to ensure the privacy and exclusivity of the lobby. We thank you for your cooperation and sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

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The passion and uncompromising attention to detail which made The Plaza a legend continues with its timeless grandeur and a new and contemporary spirit.

Map and Directions

Check-in 3:00 p.m. -
Check-out 12:00 p.m. (noon).
  • Driving From John F. Kennedy Airport:
    - Take Van Wyck Expressway North to Long Island Expressway West to Queens-Midtown Tunnel.
    - Go through tunnel.
    - Once through tunnel bear right onto 37th Street. At first traffic light make a right onto 3rd Avenue.
    - Take 3rd Avenue to 60th Street and make a left onto 60th Street to 5th Avenue.
    - Cross 5th Avenue bearing left around traffic circle to light. The Plaza is straight ahead.

    Driving to John F. Kennedy Airport:
    - Go east on 58th Street to 2nd Avenue.
    - Go right onto 2nd Avenue to 36th Street.
    - Take left-hand entrance to Queens-Midtown Tunnel.
    - Go through the tunnel, pay toll and follow onto (495) Long Island Expressway East (LIE).
    - Take the LIE to exit for Van Wyck Expressway South to JFK Airport.

    Driving from LaGuardia Airport:
    - Take Grand Central Parkway west to Triboro Bridge.
    - Exit right for Manhattan, pay toll and bear left for FDR Drive South.
    - Take FDR South to 63rd Street exit.
    - Turn right onto 63rd Street to 5th Avenue.
    - Make a left onto 5th Avenue to 60th Street.

  • Driving from South New Jersey or Philadelphia:
    - Take the New Jersey Turnpike north to exit 16E Lincoln Tunnel.
    - Pay toll and follow signs to Lincoln Tunnel.
    - On the Manhattan side, the road will fork suddenly.
    - Take left fork; go up 3 blocks to 42nd Street.
    - Make a left at 42nd Street, then a right onto 10th Avenue.
    - Take 58th Street to 6th Avenue and make a left.
    - Go one block to Central Park South, and make a right. The hotel is the last building on that first block on the right hand side.

  • Driving from Northern New Jersey:
    - Take George Washington Bridge.
    - At the end of the bridge take the right hand exit for Henry Hudson Parkway.
    - As soon as you can, after the exit, go into the extreme left-hand lane (look out for merging traffic) the road will fork shortly.
    - Once on the Parkway, The Hudson River should be on your right. The Highway goes down to the street level (after 79th Street exit).
    - Take the left-hand exit onto West 56th Street.
    - Make a left onto 6th Avenue and come up 3 blocks to Central Park South.
    - Make a right. The hotel is the last building on that 1st block on the right-hand side.

  • Driving from Connecticut:
    - Take either Merritt Parkway (becomes Hutchinson Parkway) or Connecticut Turnpike into New York.
    - Follow signs for Triboro Bridge.
    - At the end of first part of bridge, make a right before the toll booth.
    - Go through the second set of toll booths, stay to the left, follow the sign for FDR Drive and take a left curving exit down onto FDR Drive South.
    - Take FDR to 63rd Street exit (sign also says Queensboro Bridge).
    - Turn right onto 63rd Street until it ends at 5th Avenue.
    - Make a left on 5th Avenue, come down to 60th Make a right onto 60th Street and follow the traffic circle to the light. The hotel is straight ahead.

  • Our Concierge desk will be delighted to assist with the following transportation arrangements:

    Our house Tesla is complimentary for guests to use within the 10-block radius of The Plaza. This service is offered daily from 9am - 9pm, on a first-come first-serve basis, and can not be reserved in advance.

    Taxis are readily available at the hotel and can be obtained at the 5th Avenue entrance.

    The hotel's parking facility is off-site.

    Valet parking is available at a price of $95.00/night with no in-and-out privileges. A surcharge will be applied to any oversized vehicles.

Guest Services

Unmatched hotel services and amenities, enhanced by today’s foremost technology, create an exceptional luxury experience 


  • Destination Fee
  • Enhance Your Stay
  • Guerlain Spa
  • Pet Amenities
  • Parking
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bell Staff / Door Staff

Guerlain Spa

The magic of Guerlain: In the world of fragrance and beauty, the House of Guerlain has a reputation of unparalleled devotion to sophistication and elegance. The spirit of discovery, handed down from generation to generation, complements Guerlain’s dedication to beauty.


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Sustainable Responsibility

  • The Plaza encourages reuse of towels, sheets, and other linens to reduce wasteful water practices. 
  • Our rooftop is home to a bee sanctuary & herb garden, producing ingredients for our dining outlets.
  • All lighting in The Plaza is provided by energy efficient, LED bulbs.
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