The Mark Hotel, New York City
The Mark is housed, as it has always been, in the beautiful, 1927 landmark building at the corner of 77th Street and Madison Avenue. But inside, The Mark has been completely reimagined, and given a new life and identity for the 21st century. Situated on one of the Upper East Side’s best blocks, surrounded by New York’s premier museums, shops and restaurants, and the splendor of Central Park, The Mark not only surrounds you in luxury and style, it places you at the epicenter of Manhattan’s social and cultural riches.
Designed by Jacques Grange and with impeccable service under the perfectionist eye of veteran luxury hotel manager James Sherwin, The Mark combines old-world comfort, avant-garde design, the latest technologies and an unprecedented level of personal service to create the finest five-star hotel of the 21st-century.
Each of The Mark’s 150 suites and guest rooms is a symphony in understated elegance, with the most luxurious Italian bedding and linen and furnishings in ebony, sycamore and nickel. The black-and-white marble-sheathed bathrooms evoke Art Deco glamour. They feature deep-soaking tubs, Flemish-made towels and heated towel racks, and polished nickel fittings by the British maker LeFroy Brooks; most offer a separate glass-enclosed shower. The private bars in each room feature Sub-Zero refrigeration and black granite bar counters, and can be stocked with a personalized selection of refreshments. The lighting, shades, temperature and audio/visual system can all be controlled with a single touch via a Crestron remote touch-screen. They can also be adjusted manually, if desired. The beds are custom-made for The Mark, the duvet and pillows are filled with American white goose down, and the linens are by Quagliotti, the renowned Italian textile maker.
The latest technologies have been seamlessly integrated throughout every room in The Mark to provide the ultimate in audio-visual connectivity. The system features a 32-inch HD LCD flat screen, and orchestra sound and Blu-Ray DVD. The system is universally compatible with laptop, smartphone, and MP3-players. Internet service is provided via Ethernet/dedicated VPN for the ultimate in speed and technology; complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi is also available. The in-room telephones are NEC 7-inch touch screen via VOIP. A private 212 or 646 direct dial line can be assigned to any guest suite upon request. Local cell phones are available for use at the front desk. Remote and confidential printing services are available, and include the capability of printing from smartphones and other handheld devices. The IT support is provided by iButlers, available to assist via telephone or in the guest room or suite.
Whether guests are in search of a breakfast with colleagues, cocktails with friends, or an extraordinary dinner, The Mark’s facilities meet every desire with high style and faultless service. The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges, features a masterful design by Jacques Grange and an innovative menu specially crafted by Manhattan’s pre-eminent chef, the award-winning Jean-Georges Vongerichten. The Mark Restaurant has its own bar as well as a specially maintained fresh seafood bar. The Jean-George team offer private cooking demonstrations for gastronomic meals of up to 18 guests. These demonstrations are held in the private dining room, via closed circuit TV, from the kitchen of The Mark Restaurant. The chic, lively Mark Bar, designed by Jacques Grange with specially made furnishings by Guy de Rougemont and Vladimir Kagan, is the chicest meeting spot on the Upper East Side, ideal after work, before dinner, or after theater.
The State-of-the-art fitness center, designed by the celebrated fitness expert John Sitaras, is open 24 hours and features special equipment selected by Mr. Sitaras; through the concierge, sessions with personal trainers are available. The Mark houses the new uptown salon of the renowned Frederic Fekkai, who oversees a hand-selected staff of hair and beauty experts; The Mark concierge will arrange any services.
A courtesy car is available to our guests on a first come, first serve basis from 5 to 8pm on Monday to Saturdays and 12pm to 3pm on Sundays. The car is available for drop offs only (no wait and return).
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Travelwizard.com Guests Receive:
- Upgrade at time of booking, subject to availability
- Continental breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests
- Complimentary round of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres platter
- at Mark’s Bar or Lounge at Mark’s Restaurant by Jean-Georges, once per stay.
- “Picnic in the Park by Jean-Georges” – a picnic basket featuring a selection of delectable foods and refreshments for 2, prepared by The Mark Restaurant’s kitchen.
- Early check-in/late check-out
- subject to availability