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Royalton Park Avenue, New York

by Lauren Dana Ellman
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It’s no secret that The City That Never Sleeps is inundated with sleek hotels. One property that stands out from the rest? Royalton Park Avenue. What's more, this swanky hotel is best known for its hip design elements and rooftop pool, bar, and lounge area, which offers incredible Empire State Building views. 

What You Need to Know

The Look of Royalton Park Avenue 

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Upon entering this high-rise hotel, your eyes will instantly be drawn to the bold, edgy, and natural light-filled— albeit cozy — lobby, which is complete with colorful couches, a patterned rug, and lots of indoor plants. The swanky rooftop bar and lounge is outfitted with floor-to-ceiling windows, plush seating, and striking chandeliers. Adjacent to the main rooftop area is the Ivy Room. Open five nights a week, the eclectic space is decorated with greenery-covered walls and anchored by a bright yellow piano.  

The rooms and suites are equally as fun with hot pink throw pillows and drapes, plus colorful artwork. Regardless of which category you book, all accommodations offer a seating area and oversized bathrooms. Most also offer Juliet balconies. Or, for a worth-it splurge, opt for a suite with a soaking tub for a refreshing soak and a large living area where you can lounge on the couch with some room service. 

The Vibe at Royalton Park Avenue 

The Royalton Park Avenue feels more like a posh pied-à-terre than a traditional hotel. Guests are often out and about exploring the city, and the staff — while helpful — sort of blends into the background: Instead, it’s the interiors, rooftop pool, and lounge areas that take center stage. 

Who Will Love Royalton Park Avenue

Trend-forward travelers who have a fond appreciation for design will love it here. 

Who Might Not Love Royalton Park Avenue

The property’s central location — which is crowded with tourists and locals alike — may be a turn-off for those seeking a more secluded or laid-back stay. 

Best Amenity at Royalton Park Avenue

The rooftop pool, which is open year-round and located on the 20th floor, is worth a stay here alone. The buzzy bar and lounge area — where you can sip on innovative cocktails and comfort fare like shrimp tacos, burgers, and more — is a close second. 

Money Matters

What’s Included at Royalton Park Avenue

Wifi and access to the fitness center, rooftop pool, bar, and lounge area are all included in your stay.

Extra Fees & Costs You Should Know About at Royalton Park Avenue

The $40 nightly facilities fee (excludes tax) covers all of the above amenities plus phone calls, luggage storage, in-room coffee, a $25 voucher to Exhale Spa, a Citi Bike day pass, and 35% off CycleBar classes. Valet parking is available for an additional cost, as well. 

How to Get a Deal at Royalton Park Avenue

Book directly via the hotel’s website for the best rate, guaranteed. We also recommend checking the offers tab to view all of the latest packages and promotions.  

Getting There

In the Neighborhood of Royalton Park Avenue

Royalton Park Avenue is located on Park Avenue South between 28 and 29 Streets. Its central location puts you with steps of landmarks like the Empire State Building and Flatiron Building, as well as Madison Square Park, where prime people-watching opps await. Plus, the surrounding NoMad neighborhood is chock-full of drinking and dining options. 

Nearest Airport to Royalton Park Avenue

LGA is less than 10 miles from the hotel. JFK and EWR are approximately 15 and 17 miles away, respectively. 

Nearest Public Transportation to Royalton Park Avenue

The 28 St. 6 train is right around the corner from the hotel, while the 28 St. N, Q, R, and W subway station is about a five-minute walk away. 

The Bottom Line

This edgy hotel offers a central location, upscale accommodations, and a handful of noteworthy amenities including a hip rooftop pool, bar, and lounge. 

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