The Experience

The Surrey, New York City

The Surrey is proud to be New York’s first Relais & Chateaux hotel in 20 years.  Nestled in Manhattan’s Upper East Side at 76th Street and Madison,The Surrey hotel is both a familiar destination and an unexpected delight.  Reinvented with a fresh approach to traditional luxury upon the completion of a 60 million dollar recreation, the Beaux-Arts design hotel is reflective of its Upper East Side neighborhood and evokes the ambiance of a residential townhouse that has evolved over time.  Whether you prefer entertaining in the private roof garden, indulging in a relaxing massage at the Spa, or dining at your favorite table at Café Boulud, personality and guest preferences inform our service.  Explore the art galleries, upscale boutiques and restaurants on famed Madison Avenue or the natural beauty of Central Park on our doorstep.

The Surrey’s lobby showcases coffered ceilings, limestone walls, marble archways and eclectic elements such as the front desk made of hand-tooled leather, and an antique Oriental carpet expressed in mosaic tiles.  Interior Designer Lauren Rottet’s  refined palette of textures and hues of black, white, ivory, and sepia provides a timeless stage for glamour.  Steps away from Manhattan’s Museum Mile, The Surrey’s own private art collection features of over 31 pieces of contemporary works including conceptual artist Jenny Hozer, Chuck Close tapestry and commissioned furnishings by Jimmie Martin.

Our accommodations consist of 189  Salons and Suites, some with private terraces, fireplaces and small kitchens.  Each guest salon and suite features extraordinary creature comforts such as Duxiana beds, custom Sferra bedding, Pratesi towels and robes, Laura Tonatto bath amenities, Waterworks bathroom fixtures and Carerra Italian marble.  The Surrey is ideal for families and extended stay accommodations.

Inspired by Chef Daniel Boulud’s unique twist on time-honored French cuisine, Café Boulud celebrates New York’s café society with award-winning results. The restaurant’s accolades include a star in the Michelin Guide and a 3-star review in The New York Times.  Offering breakfast, lunch and dinner, the restaurant’s menu reflects Boulud’s four culinary muses: classic French cuisine, seasonal delicacies, the vegetable garden, and the flavor of world cuisines.

Named for the beloved French restaurant frequented by Manhattan’s art world elite of the 1970s and 80s, Bar Pleiades combines the elegantly attentive service of a fine hotel bar with the distinctive cocktail menu of a talented mixologist.  The bar and lounge décor – inspired by fashion icon Coco Chanel, features inviting seating areas set in intimate niches.

Perched peacefully on the 17th floor overlooking the Upper East Side and Central Park, the seasonal private rooftop garden at The Surrey is a true oasis. A tranquil, elegant setting for relaxing, a romantic evening or for business entertaining, the seasonal garden features light food by Café Boulud and numerous signature cocktails including our freshly muddled lemonade with your choice of fresh fruit and herbs.

The Spa at The Surrey is an intimate haven with five treatment rooms featuring private showers in each treatment room, including two Spa Suites, one featuring a soaking tub.  Customized treatments are our signature, with a full array of options including massage therapy, facials, manicures, and pedicures.  As the flagship spa of Darphin Paris,  the Spa a features Darphin products along with Lit’ya of Australia.  Located on the second floor, our 24-hour Fitness Center, is a fully equipped with state-of-the-art Life Fitness® cardio machines with individual video screens and headsets for a more private workout experience.  

Situated in Manhattan’s sophisticated Upper East Side neighborhood, The Surrey has won the hearts of style icons, tastemakers and art aficionados the world over. Just steps from Central Park, guests have access to luxurious shopping along Madison Avenue, world-renowned museums and first-class restaurants. As the city of New York’s only Relais & Châteaux hotel, The Surrey showcases amenities like no other. While in residence, guests can relax with a personalized treatment at Cornelia Spa, see inspiring panoramic skyline views from the seasonal Private Roof Garden, delight in a cocktail at Bar Pleiades or enjoy a meal at Café Boulud.
In the Know
Having guests up? Choose your favorite cocktail, and a Surrey mixologist will bring all the accoutrements to your salon, and even concoct the first round.Distance from New York Airport (LGA): 20 minutes Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Continental breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests
    • In-room or Café Boulud
  • $100 USD Resort or Hotel credit, to be utilized during stay
    • (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability

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