The NoMad Hotel
- Style Paris-inspired perfection
- Setting Above the Flatiron district
With an elegant gilded lobby and dark maple floors, The NoMad Hotel is an enchanting New York bolthole with Empire State Building views that recalls Broadway’s golden years. Housed in the beautifully restored National Cash Register Company building, the hotel has airy rooms kitted out with antiques, free-standing claw-foot baths, and travel-themed prints and artwork. The cosy library lounge and top-tier restaurant add to the opulent atmosphere.
Need to know
- Rooms 168, including 14 suites.
- Rates Double rooms from $335.00, excluding tax at 14.75 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional local city tax of $3.50 per room per night on check-out.
- More details Rates usually exclude breakfast (from $12).
- Facilities Gym, Library Lounge, free WiFi throughout. In rooms: flatscreen TV, iPod dock, minibar, Côté Bastide bath products. There’s a stash of laptops and iPads to borrow.
- Check–out Noon, but flexible, subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 3pm.
Children Welcome, with free cots for babies, and rollaway beds for older kids (US$40 a night). There’s a children’s menu in the restaurant. Babysitting can be arranged with a day’s notice for US$40 an hour, with a three-hour minimum.
- Eco‐friendly This city slicker keeps the environment in mind. After a long, intensive renovation, The Nomad was deemed New York’s first hotel to receive LEED certification in a refurbished building.
- Also Pets weighing up to 60lb are welcome for no additional cost, though guests must sign a waiver at check-in, and pay for any damage or extra cleaning.
In the know
- Our favourite rooms Suite 408 has two spacious rooms with panoramic views overlooking Broadway, plenty of light and a generous parlour space. Admire the montage of framed postcards from the deep claw-foot tub, set beside the windows in an Atelier room. Or go big on the Suite Royale. Set on the top floor, this two-level palace includes a dining room and a private roof terrace.
- Packing tips An old-fashioned valise will fit right in with the travel trunks and vintage postcards that make up the journey-themed decor.
- Also Pluck a tome from the dimly lit Library Lounge. The split-level literary haven features floor-to-ceiling bookshelves filled with volumes curated by rare bookstore Juniper Books. Scale the spiral staircase to grab a title, order a cocktail, then curl into one of the stuffed chairs to flip through.
Food and drink at The NoMad Hotel
- Hotel restaurant Three-Michelin-starred Manhattan restaurant Eleven Madison Park has a new sibling in the NoMad’s eponymous eaterie. Run by chef Daniel Humm, the restaurant showcases seasonal ingredients in dishes like seared scallops with sorrel and lemon, truffle-roasted chicken with foie gras, and house-made tagliatelle with king crab and pepper. The wood-panelled Parlour faces an open hearth where the kitchen bakes its own breads.
- Dress code Global glam.
- Top table Take a table in the airy Atrium, under the pyramidal ceiling.
- Last orders Dinner winds down at 10:30pm.
- Room service Order from a menu of ham-and-cheese sandwiches, chicken soup, radicchio salads and omelets anytime, day or night.
- Hotel bar Leo Robitschek, who lured tipplers from around the world to his bar at Eleven Madison Park, is in charge of cocktails – both new and classic – at this dark, 24-foot-long mahogany bar. In the swanky Library Lounge, custom-designed cocktail carts let guests mix their own drinks tableside, using house bitters, fresh mixers and clever garnishes