Photos by Christina Emilie
Happy Tuesday everyone! If you were following along on my Snapchat (@retroflame1) and Instagram (@retroflame) over the weekend, you’ll have seen that I checked into the stunning Carlton NY on Friday evening. I mentioned on my snapchat that quite a few of you get in touch with me looking for NYC hotel recommendations and because I actually live here and rarely stay in the hotels, I find it tricky to point you in the right direction. So I wanted to change this! I want to start doing more staycations here in New York so that I can honestly recommended certain hotels to you. Plus it’s a great way for me to explore more of the city myself. So last weekend, I had the very fun opportunity to stay in the Carlton’s New Yorker Penthouse and WOW, it was a treat! You know I love nice hotels so you can imagine how excited I was when I walked into this one!
It’s funny, somebody on snapchat sent me a snap saying that my Kerry accent always comes out when I’m truly excited about something and that’s what happened on Friday when I was showing you the room. Haha! It literally was my dream NYC apartment at the top of a hotel. Motivation at it’s very best!! The modern decor, the insanely comfortable bed, the jacuzzi feature, the views and the space. It was just amazing and we had the absolute best weekend there!
I also had a peak at the other rooms (which you can also see HERE) and they look absolutely beautfiul too. There are two main reasons why I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting New York. A) The location just couldn’t be more ideal. It’s just off Madison Square Park which is one of my favourite areas of the city and is a very short distance to key areas such as Soho, The West Village & Central Park. B) it’s very reasonably priced. Hotels in New York can be so so expensive so I like that this one is genuinely good value for money.
The good news is that if you are planning a trip to NYC soon and do end up staying at The Carlton Hotel (or have stayed there before) you can enter their Picture Perfect Photo Contest which will start on Friday, June 3rd and run through to June 17th. All you have to do is share your “Picture Perfect Photo” from the hotel with them on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for a chance to win a return, two night stay at the hotel! Photos must tag The Carlton and use hashtags #pictureperfect #thecarltonhotelny. If you are lucky enough to win, you win a two-night stay at the hotel, an upgrade to a specialty suite, $100 voucher for food and beverages & a bottle of wine/champagne at check in. Sounds pretty nice, right?
I literally was so sad leaving on Sunday morning, so I will 100% be back too! It’s always great to see more of what NYC has ro offer.
Hope you’re having a great week!