Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a frequenter of the Big Apple, the spectacular Hilton New York Grand Central is the unique Midtown Manhattan retreat dreams are made of!  And with Hilton having just been named Logo’s most “out and proud brand” of 2017, it is essential for the LGBT community to get in on the action and check out all this wonderful property has to offer. 

Location and History

Nestled on the banks of the East River in Manhattan—just two subway stops from the buzz of Times Square—proudly stands the historic Hilton New York Grand Central hotel.  Located in the residential district dubbed Tudor City in the late 1920s, merely steps away from landmarks such as the Chrysler Building, the United Nations, and Grand Central Station, the 20-story Neo-Gothic structure was originally christened the Hotel Tudor in 1931, the neighborhood’s only transient hotel. Although recently renovated and renamed as a member of the Hilton family of hotels, the property still boasts in its historic charm, all while reflecting the desires and needs of the twenty-first century traveler. 

Services and Accommodations

From the moment guests step into the elegantly recessed lobby of the Hilton New York Grand Central, it’s easy to see why it’s THE choice amongst choices. 

Displaying a rich conglomeration of modern décor and vintage appeal that spans from its entrance to the uppermost floor, the property also prides itself on hospitality services incomparable to any other NYC hotel experience.  Complete with all the necessary conveniences and accommodations (concierge services, valet parking, fully equipped fitness center, luggage hold, international currency exchange, up-to-date business amenities, multilingual staff, etc.), not to mention its outstanding level of accessibility, the Hilton New York Grand Central is certain to exceed anyone’s expectations.

Guest Rooms and Suites

If you’re planning an upcoming visit to the ‘City that Never Sleeps’, rest assured that you will!

With three hundred attentively designed and cared for guest rooms and suites, there is a space at the Hilton New York Grand Central to meet every need and desire.   Furnished with exclusive Hilton Serenity bedding, a spacious workspace to catch up on business emails and the like, wifi, Lavazza Italian coffee, a dual-cup coffee maker, alarm clock, telephone, safe, LCD TVs, as well luxurious bathroom amenities and premium bath products, including complimentary bathrobes and slippers, every guest room and suite is the perfect home away from home.  And for those who book a terraced room or suite, get ready for a view quite unlike any other!  Truly, there’s nothing like sipping a cup of wine in the New York sunshine while overlooking the historic grandeur of Tudor City.  At the Hilton Grand Central, you CAN have your cake and eat it, too.

Dining

Speaking of eating, be sure to please your palate by checking out the in-house dining services at the property’s Herb N’ Kitchen Market.  Conveniently positioned between the front desk and the house’s main elevators, the Herb N’ Kitchen offers a selection of artisan soups, salads, sandwiches, and pizza, as well as a full bar, to be savored either in the restaurant, lobby lounge, or from the comfort and privacy of your guest room—even in BED!   Lose yourself amongst the vast breakfast buffet, daily steaming with delicious savories, morning pastries, and fresh coffees and teas, not to mention crisp fruit, juices, and cereals.   With all this and an array of nearly round-the-clock grab-and-go options, you will never find your tummy aching.  Did we mention there’s pizza?

Customize Your Stay With Logo’s Most “Out and Proud Brand” of 2017

It’s no secret that Hilton has long cherished its LGBT patrons.  Having worked diligently alongside the LGBT community and their allies at both national and state levels, Hilton has been a force to be reckoned with in the constant fight for inclusivity and equality in America and around the globe.  Last year alone, the brand launched a wide-reaching gay-friendly marketing campaign featuring LGBT individuals as well as a microsite, Stay Hilton. GO OUT, which features pertinent information and exclusive offerings for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.  For more information on the specially tailored Stay Hilton. GO OUT package and to enjoy additional perks while visiting LGBT destinations around the world (Especially NYC!), please visit Hilton.com/GoOut to book your stay. 

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