The hotel has a traditional European style, and a gracious lobby. It has an elegant Persian rug, crystal chandeliers, an antique writing desk and leather seating.
The hotel is set amidst the gracious 19th-century townhomes of historic Murray Hill.
The rooms are equipped with flat-screen TV and movies. They also include seating areas and coffee makers. Some rooms have kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwave ovens.
Rare Bar & Grill brings an entirely new concept to casual dining with a high-end approach to one of the most popular foods - the hamburger. Capitalizing on the recent trend toward comfort cuisine and catering to New Yorkers desire for upscale dining, Rare puts a unique spin on this all-Americanfavorite by creating the gourmet burger. The menu features burgers made from unexpected ingredients such as shrimp and crab, barbecued pork, salmon and even vegetables. Unusual toppings include grilled portabello mushrooms, caramelized onions, chili ketchup and Rare's special sauce. The space resembles a cozy steakhouse, with walls in deep red and khaki, a wood-beamed ceiling with recessed lighting, and a beautiful oak bar.
The hotel has a central midtown location on Lexington Avenue not far from Times Square and Grand Central Station. The hotel also offers spectacular views of the Empire State Building and the Manhattan skyline from its unique rooftop garden.