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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.

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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
  • ALL Safe and Well
  • Enhance Your Stay
  • Guerlain Spa
  • Pet Amenities
  • Parking
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge
  • Wi-Fi

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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