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Luxe in the City: Best Family Hotels In…

Luxe in the City: Best Family Hotels In…

New York? Las Vegas? Miami? Paris? Read on. All of the Luxe Recess contributors stayed in more than one hundred hotels this year on three continents. We reflected on some of the best city hotels for families, and we wanted to pay tribute to those properties that are doing what they do really, really well. We know this list is ...

17 Things You Must Do For Christmas in New York With Kids

17 Things You Must Do For Christmas in New York With Kids

New York City is far from cozy, but there’s something about Christmas in New York that makes its glamour irresistible.  The first two weekends in December are the most crowded with tourists. New York is surprisingly quiet during the actual Christmas week. The holiday season in New York delivers a special opportunity for families to enjoy parades, markets, holiday ...

A five-star New York weekend at the Mark Hotel and the guide to Central Park with kids

A five-star New York weekend at the Mark Hotel and the guide to Central Park with kids

With a strong Parisian influence, The Mark is a hamlet for the Upper East Side’s most elegant residents and visitors who enjoy being seen. The concierge is infrequently asked to procure tickets to the Lion King. The lounge area of The Mark's lobby. The Mark, A New York Legend Pin for later! The Mark is not for the New York ...

Ritz-Carlton Westchester Cooking Classes for Kids

Ritz-Carlton Westchester Cooking Classes for Kids

For anyone who loves luxury hotels and also loves a bargain, I'll share a secret. I've discovered a favorite family indulgence: the suburban Ritz-Carlton hotels. (My kids adore the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, too, outside Washington.) The Ritz Carlton Westchester is not on the radar of many people visiting New York City with their kids, but if you're driving to ...

The Carlyle Hotel, New York

The Carlyle Hotel, New York

''There are certain things that are just better left alone, and the Carlyle is one of them.'' Woody Allen The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel There’s a memory I have at the Carlyle Hotel that redefined what a luxury hotel really could offer. I was sitting in the lobby on one of their golden velvet sofas in the corner at the peak of ...

The Langham New York

The Langham New York

We pulled up to the The Langham New York on Fifth Avenue for our annual December pilgrimage to New York. As a hotel design junkie, I love seeing how each property interprets Christmas decor. I had never been to The Langham New York, but I have been impressed with their remodeling of the Langham Boston hotel. We started our stay with ...

The St. Regis New York

The St. Regis New York

Stuck in bumper to bumper traffic for hours one day in August en route to New York City, singing the Frozen soundtrack for what I think was six hours straight, I thought to myself, "We should have taken the train." As someone who is on the road a lot, I have a special, meditative place I can access to ...