By Deeqa Rafle
Occasionally, New Yorkers get stuck in a rut without the desire or knowhow to make travel plans. Whether to travel to some exotic locale or an old-time favorite near a local shore; so many options abound. Yet, an increasingly in-the-know band of New Yorkers are experiencing in the city hotels; a way to Check-in without Checking-Out of our fair metropolis. Well, welcome to Sanctuary Hotel, the standard-bearer of luxury hotels in the city.
As the name suggests, it is a true sanctuary away from the hustle and grind of the city and located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan the hotel is sure to please. Nightlife, resort-like spas, shopping and five-star dining are all in the immediate vicinity. The famous shops on 5th Avenue are steps away, along with all the cutting-edge fun found in the Meatpacking District, Time Square, Rockefeller Center, the Diamond District and Restaurant Row. Madison Square Garden, Central Park and The Empire State Building are a few streets away.
There are two modern, unique bars open for happy hour and late-night cocktails, which cater to the young-at-heart. And the décor in the rooms is also trendy and modern. Unique styled showers, accompanied by eclectic pieces allow a great ambience and peaceful stay. Although in a very fast-paced environment, the staff at Sanctuary Hotel creates a
sense of tranquility.
Unlike other hotels in the Time Square vicinity, Sanctuary offers breakfast included in the standard rate. Breakfast is becoming a rare feature, it goes to show how impeccable and up-to-date the service level is at Sanctuary Hotel. It’s also known to be the perfect post-theatre drink spot. Since it is located right near the theatre district, it only seems right to have a drink at the trendiest hotel in Times Square.
Located on the roof top, Haven bar and lounge is guaranteed to surpass even the highest of standards. It seats 150 and looks over West 47th Street. Haven includes top shelf varieties, and lounge pockets, perfect for social functions. Guests can enjoy a private elevator ride on their way up to Haven, and a surreal view from up above. The outstanding floral and nature accents maintain the serene and tranquil vibe of the hotel. Guests can enjoy the best of both worlds while at Sanctuary because the Haven is enclosed with glass walls, so you get as much Manhattan as you please, without all the noise and traffic of the theatre district.
So if you’re looking to escape without having to leave our island of Manhattan, why not try the Sanctuary Hotel? With its impeccable service, gorgeous and hip interior and sexy lounges, the hotel is sure to satisfy. Beyond that, Sanctuary Hotel will reinvigorate and reignite your passion for New York, so that when you leave, it’s almost like rediscovering
the city all over again.
132 West 47th Street
New York, NY 10036