Club Quarters Hotel, Grand Central
Why We Love This Hotel
- A top-floor club lounge and outdoor terrace provide a commanding lay of the land
- Very small rooms inspire guests to stay out sightseeing -- easy to do when Grand Central and Rockefeller are nearby
- Home to celebrity chef Steve DiFillippo's Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse, which gets 4 stars on OpenTable
- Free Wi-Fi, and exercise equipment and yoga kits are delivered to rooms at no charge
Start a stay at Club Quarters with a visit to the 27th-floor lounge, which opens to an outdoor terrace with skyline views typically only reserved for penthouse dwellers. From here, you'll see that you're right across the road from Grand Central Terminal.
Grand Central Terminal opened in 1871 and exudes history from every square inch. Get lost in the beauty of bronze and stone carvings, triumphal arches and ornamental inscriptions throughout the terminal, and look up for a view of the constellation mural on the ceiling.
Rooms themselves are rather small, and better suited to business travellers than families. For the hard-working, the hotel has free Internet access and workstations with wireless printing -- even refrigerator stocking and garment storage between visits.
At Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse on site, celebrity chef Steve DiFillippo presents handmade pasta, steaks and fresh seafood in a manner that earned him membership in the Massachusetts Restaurant Hall of Fame.