Located in Midtown Manhattan, The Mansfield Hotel is a luxury hotel that will take you back to an opulent ‘Old New York’ that, until now, you have only read about. Built in 1903, this historic landmark 126-room hotel enjoys a prime location in the heart of the city on 44th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, among Broadway theaters, fine restaurants, shopping and celebrated sites, all within walking distance. For couples looking for the perfect getaway, this quaint hotel that has been named “Most Romantic Hotel” by CitySearch .
Features and Amenities
There are a variety of room sizes and suites at the Mansfield and each is more beautiful than the next. All rooms and suites at the hotel share the same decorating scheme and amenities; you’ll find ebony stained hardwood floors and full-sized beds complemented by luxurious 300-count linens, down comforters and pillow-topped mattresses. Rooms are appointed with customized robes, iHome Alarm Clock Radio for your iPod, Dell Flat-Panel LCD TVs, minibars and Aveda bath products. Perfect for the individual traveler, guest rooms are equipped with a writing desk and complimentary high-speed wireless internet access. Hotel amenities include a 24-hour business center, 24-hour fitness center, complimentary cappuccino/espresso bar, and 24-hour room service. Enjoy in-room safes, on demand movies, fax and copying services available, a full service concierge, complimentary shoe shine, hairy dryers, private car service available…the perks go on and on. The hotel is pet-friendly, so feel free to bring your pooch along for the ride.
The hotel’s M Bar is a great find, even for those who aren’t guests at the hotel. The M Bar is the quintessential New York venue for classic cocktails and live music, featuring a domed skylight, mahogany bookshelves, Beaux Arts lighting, and comfortable lounge seating, creating an intimate and elegant atmosphere reminiscent of days gone by.
The rooms at The Mansfield might be beautiful, but it is perhaps the hotel’s Club Room that is the most exquisite. Located off the main lobby, the Club Room was originally designed as the parlor of the hotel. It has been meticulously restored to an original Beaux Arts library, rivaling some of the most beautiful libraries of the world. In this traditional library setting, guests can relax by the roaring fireplace, play classic table games, have private conversations in the London phone booth room, and enjoy 24-hour complimentary deluxe coffee and cappuccino / espresso service. Recreating turn-of-the-century craftsmanship, the Club Room features honey colored hardwoods, and luxurious furnishings that can serve as a home-like setting for entertaining, sharing cocktails over a match of chess or cribbage, or even in better days engaging in a friendly wager over a game of cards.
The Mansfield has not neglected to recognize our need for exercise. Their Italian-designed TechnoGym boasts state-of-the-art treadmills, elliptical trainers and weights. Hidden light fixtures and an innovative use of colors and lighting creates the illusion of being outdoors, reinforcing the fitness room’s soothing ambiance. Above the equipment area is a stretching loft for warming up, cooling down or private yoga practice.
The hotel also offers special themed packages throughout the year such as Park H at the Mansfield (a vacation for you and your automobile), Picture New York for the shutterbug guests, and Dames Take Manhattan, which can include tickets to shows, comedy clubs, and tourist attractions.
The Mansfield is located on West 44th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues in Midtown Manhattan. It’s just a few blocks east of Times Square and a few blocks north of Bryant Park, placing it in the center of it all. You’re not far from some of the city’s greatest shopping on Upper Fifth Avenue, and you’re a short train ride away from Central Park, Manhattan’s beloved green oasis. Visiting in the winter? Take advantage of the ice skating rink at Bryant Park, or sip a coffee at Bryant Park Cafe and have a look at the skaters without freezing yourself. If you’re looking to take in a show, The Mansfield is the place to be – it’s just a short walk from the famous Great White Way, where many a star has dazzled on stage. The hotel also isn’t far from New York landmarks such as the Empire State Building, Lincoln Center, Rockefeller Center and more. Looking to head downtown? The hotel is a few blocks away from the F and M trains, which cut through the center of the city going crosstown and downtown. Times Square is a transportation hub, so you’ll find all the western subway lines just a few blocks from the hotel. In short, anywhere you need to go, you can get to from the Mansfield – and in a New York minute!