The hotel, located near Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, was ranked number 1 in The World’s 100 Best City Hotels Award by the Swiss business magazine Bilanz.
“Our new winner is a beautiful, relaxed refuge on the Upper East Side,” the magazine noted. “The Mark in New York sets the standard worldwide in terms of service; when checking out the receptionist asks, ‘what can we do better for your next stay?’ ”
The Mark Hotel is known for a pretty incredible range of amenities, which includes room service from a Michelin three-star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, the chance for 24-hour shopping at Bergdorf Goodman, and even The Mark Sailboat, a 70-foot Herreshoff S-Boat and one of the last of the brand’s original sailboats built in 1929, which guests can charter for a three-hour journey in the New York Harbor.
Naturally, all that luxury comes at a price, and The Mark also frequently makes lists for having some of the most expensive suites in the world. The Mark’s five-bedroom terrace suite – which costs about $45,000 per night – recently made the top 10 of Elite Traveler’s list of top 100 suites around the world. The suite is 12,000 sq ft and has five bedrooms, six bathrooms and a massive terrace. NewYorkHotels.org also rounded up the priciest suites in the city, with the Penthouse at The Mark coming in first at a cost of $75,000. That room features dive bedrooms, four fireplaces, a grand piano, two bars, a library, conservatory and rooftop terrace.