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Holiday Type / The Great Gatsby, renews interest in Art Deco Hotels

Baz Luhrman’s The Great Gatbsy stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan. The film is an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where by Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbour, Jay Gatsby. With costumes designed by Prada and a number of scenes famously set at The Plaza hotel, this classic tale is set to create a renewed interest in the Art Deco movement. Here are our recommendations, to help you plan an unforgettable stay in one of the world's most inspirational Art Deco hotels. 

The Plaza

The Plaza, New York's iconic hotel continues to occupy the most prestigious address in the city at the juncture of Fifth Avenue and Central Park. Rooms and suites are elegantly furnished, and bathrooms finished with twenty four carat gold plated fittings. Suite guests have butlers to anticipate their every need.The Legacy Suites are the newest page in The Plaza’s ongoing history book. Named for the iconic locations and celebrated individuals who have been part of The Plaza’s history, The Legacy Suites are firmly rooted in today with décor that ...

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The Ritz-Carlton New York Central Park

With the ambience of an elegant 1930’s New York townhouse, the cosmopolitan Ritz- Carlton boasts a prime location on Central Park South, only a short stroll away from Midtown Manhattan attractions such as Fifth Avenue and Broadway. Opulent guest rooms and suites feature oversized marble bathrooms and telescopes in those rooms with park views. Club Level guests can enjoy complimentary light fare and cocktails in the Club Lounge and a dedicated concierge. Sample fine wines, afternoon tea or cocktails in the Star Lounge or enjoy traditional cuisin...

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The Peninsula New York

Located on Fifth Avenue and 55th Street at the heart of the city’s most prestigious shopping and cultural district, many of the original Beaux Arts features have beenretained at this 1905 landmark building. The spacious and luxurious rooms have Art Nouveau accents, each decorated in an appealing classic yet contemporary style. Suite guests receive a complimentary three hour chauffeured MINI Cooper S experience to explore the city in style. Dining options include Clements, showcasing innovative dining and flavours of North East America, the Goth...

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Four Seasons Hotel New York

Only steps from Central Park, a limestone spire soars above the quintessential Manhattan address: 57 East 57th Street. Four Seasons delivers the ultimate in modern New York luxury courtesy of a 52-storey tower designed by I.M. Pei. There are 368 spacious rooms and suites, and with a maximum of sixteen per floor, it feels more like private apartment living than a hotel. Overlooking the hotel’s towering Grand Lobby is the enchanted forest-like restaurant, The Garden, offering a delicious American menu using locally sourced ingredients for breakfa...

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The Betsy - South Beach

Rubbing shoulders with its Art Deco neighbours, this landmark beachfront property offers a uniquely serene experience. Within walking distance to shopping, culture and nightlife, its relaxed tropical interiors, rooftop pool, spa and wellness garden create a tranquil, low-key ambience. High spec, hi-tech rooms blend modernity with the grace of yesteryear, the plantation style shutters and white lacquer cabinetry are complemented by white marble bathrooms equipped with an in-mirror flat screen TV. The vintage glamour continues into the LT Steak &...

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The Setai

Created by the renowned hotelier Adrian Zecha of Aman Resorts, The Setai Miami is a 5 star oceanfront hotel offering its own private beach and an oasis of calm amongst the bustling South Beach area. Adorned with Asian influences and reflecting the history and style of the Art Deco movement, this luxury resort is an exemplary choice for cultural connoisseurs; famed museums and creative institutions are only moments away. In beautiful juxtaposition, the Ocean Suites are situated within a 40-story glass tower boasting unsurpassable views, whilst t...

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The Peninsula Hong Kong

Arrive by Rolls-Royce Phantom or helicopter at this world-renowned hotel located on the Kowloon waterfront. Commanding legendary ‘Grande Dame of the Far East’ status since 1928, its tastefully renovated rooms showcase bespoke luxury with a classical-meets-modern aesthetic. Each room comprises the latest cutting-edge technology, comfortable beds and views of the vibrant city below. The Peninsula Spa features sumptuous treatment rooms with sweeping harbour views, complete with a sun terrace, a Roman-style swimming pool and state-of-the-art fitnes...

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