You don’t have to spend
a fortune to enjoy top-level accommodations in New York
venerable Carnegie Hill neighborhood is
home to the former Carnegie, Vanderbilt and Sloan Fifth Avenue
mansions; several major museums including the Metropolitan,
Guggenheim and Cooper Hewitt; and the Hotel Wales.
Overlooking Central Park’s Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis reservoir,
this 87-room (41 suites) refined but comfortable gem features elegantly-milled
moldings and woodwork, richly detailed antique and reproduction furnishings,
topped off daily with elegant fresh flowers. It is deliciously easy
on the eyes, the spirit and the budget.
Recently renovated to it’s current splendor, Hotel Wales combines
traditional Manhattan Upper East Side grace with modern amenities
enjoyed by us comfort seekers including quality Belgian bed linens,
Frette robes, and data port telephones. Hotel Wales, part of the
Boutique Hotel Group (www.boutiquehg.com), is located at 1295
Madison Avenue (at 92nd Street). For reservations call (877) 847-4444.