A rare corner apartment on top of New York City’s famed Plaza Hotel is now on the market for $15.9 million.
The two-story, 4,000-square-foot apartment has four bedrooms and bathrooms and is inside the private residences of the Plaza Hotel on the southeast corner of Central Park.
The historic Plaza Hotel, designed in the style of a French Renaissance chateau and built at the turn of the 20th century, has been featured countless times in pop culture: in movies, TV shows, and books, like Eloise at the Plaza.
In fact, the apartment’s living room is inspired by the eponymous protagonist of Kay Thompson’s book series, which was later made into a movie by Disney. In the books and the movie, Eloise is said to live on the ‘tippy-top floor’ of the building.
The upper floors are private houses and are connected to the hotel and provide access to its many amenities, including twice-daily housekeeping, 24-hour room service, butler service, and a concierge.
A rare corner apartment at the top of New York City’s Plaza Hotel is now on the market for $15.9 million. In the photo, the spacious living room of Residence 1901
The dining room has two doors that open onto the interior courtyard of the hotel.
The Plaza in the southeast corner of Central Park was once owned by Donald Trump after he bought it in 1988 for $407.5 million.
Looking northwest from the apartment is a view of Central Park’s Hewlett Nature Sanctuary and apartment buildings on exclusive Central Park West
The living room is one of the largest in The Plaza, featuring 12-foot ceilings, a gas fireplace, multiple seating areas, and a wet bar, according to harris stevens brownthe agent listing the apartment.
Its spacious dining room has two French doors opening onto the hotel’s landscaped courtyard gardens at the center of the building and the fountains below. The large table can easily seat 12 or more for a seated dinner.
But it’s the master bedroom that may stand out the most to prospective buyers, which the agent describes as “a quiet oasis with substantial closets and a huge spa-like bathroom.”
A small flight of stairs with an ornate balustrade leads to two architecturally disparate rooms, each with its own private bathroom and painted with unique red and pink stripes.
The kitchen has marble countertops and stainless steel appliances.
The living room is one of the largest in The Plaza, featuring 12-foot ceilings, a gas fireplace, multiple seating areas, and a wet bar.
Adjacent to the living room is a library that is said to also serve as a guest bedroom.
Shown is one of the apartment’s four bedrooms on the upper level of the apartment.
The kitchen has marble countertops, stainless steel appliances, and white cabinets.
A small flight of stairs with an ornate balustrade, featuring The Plaza’s signature PP, leads to two bedrooms.
Each of the two bedrooms on the elevated level have their own en-suite baths and are lined with unique red and pink striped wallpaper.
The Plaza was once owned by Donald Trump after he bought it in 1988 for $407.5 million. ‘This is not just a building, it is the latest work of art. I was in love with it,’ he said at the time.
It’s one of the main settings of Home Alone 2: Lost in New York: Trump makes a cameo in the lobby of the Plaza.
More recently, in 2018, it was sold to the state of Qatar for around $600 million through its government fund Katara Hospitality.
The hotel’s main entrance is on Fifth Avenue, on the west side of the building, and the residential entrance is at One Central Park South, also known as 59th Street, on its north side.
In addition, the apartment owner will have direct access to the Palm Court, Champagne Bar, Rose Club, Warren Tricomi Salon, Terrace Room, Grand Ballroom, Guerlain Spa, gym, shops and the hotel’s private gardens and fountains, according to the statement. agent.
“It’s a living room that feels like a ballroom,” said Brian Manning of Brown Harris Stevens. global mansion.
“It’s huge,” Manning said. ‘Going down that stairway to the bedroom is pretty grand.’
“What’s so special about The Plaza is the location,” said Manning’s colleague Christopher Franklin. You are at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Central Park is your backyard.
One of the four bedrooms also overlooks the interior courtyard of the hotel.
The living room of the apartment is inspired by the eponymous protagonist of the book series Eloise at the Plaza
The master bedroom bathroom has its own park views and has what the estate agent described as a ‘spa like bathroom’.
The Plaza’s residential entrance is at One Central Park South on the north face of the building.