From our New York office:
The 5-star New York Palace Hotel rises inside and above a landmarked mansion built in Midtown Manhattan in the 1880s by a railroad tycoon. That posh pedigree extends throughout the hotel, called "iconic" by USA Today.
Visit New York in the summer and save up to 36% on the current prices. Stay Fridays-Saturdays from 20-21 July and 27 July-30 August for £225 ($343.10) per night, including sales tax. 19, 25 July are even lower, at £210 ($320.15) per night.
Rooms are about one-third larger than an average Manhattan hotel, and feature marble bathrooms. Book this deal through Perfect Escapes and receive daily American breakfast for two.
The hotel faces the soaring gothic spires of St Patrick's Cathedral, and is within two blocks of Fifth Avenue shopping and the Museum of Modern Art.
An occupancy tax of $3.50 per night will be charged by the hotel and is not included in prices quoted here.