Category: History

March 17 2017

Best Wishes to the Waldorf Astoria

Our long-time neighbors at the beautiful, historic Waldorf Astoria hotel in Midtown Manhattan recently closed their doors for renovation. An iconic destination, the Waldorf Astoria is well-known not only within New York City, but around the world. While New York won’t be the same while its doors are closed, the city—and indeed the greater hospitality community—eagerly await the unveiling of the re-imagined Waldorf Astoria. From everyone at Lotte New York Palace, we wish our very best to the Waldorf Astoria … Read More

January 13 2016

Lotte New York Palace Joins the NYC Carbon Challenge

In an effort to help New York City curb greenhouse gas emission levels, Lotte New York Palace has pledged to take part in the NYC Carbon Challenge. The program, introduced in 2007 and expanded over the past several years by Mayor Bill de Blasio, is committed to retrofitting many public and private buildings across the city by 2025. Lotte New York Palace’s commitment to the NYC Carbon Challenge represents another substantial step toward sustainability for the hotel. The citywide program … Read More

March 05 2015

The Palace’s Rare Portal to the Past

Time travel is possible. Tony Perrottet of The New York Times reveals that New Yorkers need only a MetroCard to transport themselves to the past. Our destination today? The incredibly romantic and entirely luxurious Gilded Age. As Perrottet’s article “Regilding the Gilded Age in New York” points out, The New York Palace offers its very own portal to the past, Rarities, an elite member of vintage Manhattan bars and lounges. Opulent, yet refined, Rarities features rich fabrics, ornate décor and … Read More