Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York City
The glamorous Waldorf Astoria Hotel has been emblazoned in popular culture, thanks in no small part to its famous residents such as Cole Porter and Marilyn Monroe, and also lays claim to inventing "Eggs Benedict" and the "Waldorf Salad". With a dinner included and breakfast every day, there is plenty of opportunity to sample the hotel's famous dishes. As well as its selection of restaurants, bars and lounges, the Waldorf Astoria has a fully equipped fitness centre, hairdresser and a spa offering a range of beauty treatments and therapies (payable locally). All rooms are well-appointed, spacious and stylishly decorated for an excellent introduction to New York. Amenities include a telephone, flat-screen cable television, desk and internet access. For your added convenience, the hotel offers a dry cleaning, pressing and laundry service.