By Madeline Scharff
Photography by Christian Horan
The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown is a five-star luxury property located in the posh area of Tribeca in Lower Manhattan. It’s a go-to destination for sophisticated travelers looking for convenient access to some of New York’s most charming and notable neighborhoods. Additionally, trendy SoHo boutiques, mesmerizing skyscrapers, and the waterfront are all close by this urban-chic hotel.
HERE’S THE SCOOP
The moment the doorman welcomes you through the grand, front entrance, you’ll notice the exquisite design and décor, and the attentive staff. The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown opened in 2016 and occupies the first 24 floors of the iconic, 82-story tower. Guest rooms and suites are some of the finest in the world featuring spacious accommodations, oversized windows producing an abundance of light, marble bathrooms with inviting soaking tubs, and the most luxurious bedding. During your stay, take advantage of the unique amenities specific to the Four Seasons brand: helicopter tours, personal shopping concierge, VIP access to museum and nightclubs, private gallery tours, dog walking, the 75-foot indoor lap pool, and more.
GET THE DISH
Dine at celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck’s first Manhattan restaurant, CUT, that’s just an elevator ride away for hotel guests. The private dining room offers an elevated culinary experience ideal for celebrating engagements, honeymoons, or for couples seeking an intimate setting. CUT’s signature dish, the Japanese Wagyu New York Sirloin, is 2oz of melt in your mouth goodness and can be paired with a number of equally delicious sides like spring peas with smoked ham hock or crispy whole maitake mushroom. The bar and lounge is a favorite spot for Tribeca locals who come to unwind in a sexy setting and enjoy the expertly curated Cocktails.
BIG DAY DETAILS
The Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown houses ten function spaces, loaded with effortless and chic décor such as hand-forged chandeliers, large window frames, natural lighting, and gold wall coverings that shimmer when the sun hits just right. Most notable though, is the 2,990 sq. ft. Greenwich Ballroom, overlooking Church and Barclay Streets, featuring soaring ceilings highlighting a sweeping sculptural staircase. It’s the perfect combo of glitz and glamour, can easily be divided into two spaces for more flexibility, and accommodates 175-seated guests. Food Network celebrity chef and award-wedding wedding cake designer, Ron Ben Israel, is readily available to create custom flavor profiles for your big day. Or, select his go-to option: a champagne cake with Valrhona dark chocolate buttercream and fresh strawberries.
NOTE TO SELF
Spend a little more time exploring this vibrant city with the hotel’s new NYC Staycation offer. Now through January 2, 2021, guests can receive a complimentary third-night stay when booking two consecutive paid nights in select rooms.