We chose the Carlton Hotel, a Preferred Hotel and Resort, in the Madison Square Park district of Midtown. The Carlton has a long history, known early last century as the Seville Hotel. The lobby is grand:
It has been updated but keeps its Beaux Art charm, from the rediscovered Tiffany skylight (below) which had been painted over to camouflage the hotel from WWII air raids to the vintage bar that Frank Sinatra frequented when he was in town.
The rooms are stylish and comfortable:
Check back soon for a review of our stay at the Carlton.