On your next trip to the Big Apple, combine luxury hotels and sustainability to create the perfect vacation experience. We show you the most exclusive organic hotels in New York
Image by 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
In addition to location, price and facilities, sustainability is becoming one of the most important selection criteria for your accommodation for more and more travelers. Many New York luxury hotels have recognized the trend. As luxury organic hotels, they are increasingly joining the NYC Carbon Challenge - a program for reducing CO2007 emissions that was founded in 2.
Sustainable holidays in the Big Apple
The megacity on the Hudson River captivates millions of visitors every year with its dazzling billboards, captivating Broadway performances and the famous Statue of Liberty. For some years now, New York has also set itself the goal of acting as a global model for ecological urban planning.
Car-free zones join the famous green areas of Manhattan, roof terraces are planted and urban agriculture promoted. Even with the construction of new skyscrapers, more and more attention is being paid to sustainability.
New York luxury hotels are part of a larger movement
Now, the hotel industry has made environmental protection the task. From designer furniture made from recycled materials to zero waste at the breakfast buffet to the timer in the marble bathroom - we present and show you New York's best organic luxury hotels
Our top 5 luxury organic hotels in New York
- The Peninsula New York, Midtown West
- The Benjamin, Midtown East
- 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, Brooklyn
- The Pierre - A Taj Hotel, Upper East Side
- Grand Hyatt New York, Midtown East
2013 has made the eponymous hotel chain behind the smoke-free Bio-Hotel the sustainable guest service a credo. Since then, water and food waste as well as overheated washes are a thing of the past, while of course you do not have to go without the usual high standard and personalized service. There is also a rooftop lounge with breathtaking views over Central Park and Fifth Avenue.
The Peninsula New York
As one of New York's premier eco-hotels, this luxury hotel is an absolute leader in sustainable tourism with its energy-efficient lighting concept, centralized temperature control, eco-friendly soap dispensers and comprehensive recycling program.
In addition, the organic hotel inspires with innovative offers for a better coexistence of people and nature. For example, the "Rest & Renew Program" takes guests away from the hectic city life into a world of holistic relaxation with a pillow menu, 24/7 sleep team, meditation on demand and relaxing wellness treatments. The luxury hotel is also just a few hundred meters from the Chrysler Building and Rockefeller Center.
If you win your electricity to 100% from wind energy, you may also write an 1 before your own name. An hourglass calls in all rooms to be more attentive in dealing with the world's water resources. The use of predominantly regionally produced, such as recycled natural materials and energy-saving lamps underline the future vision of the organic luxury hotel: sustainable tourism as the only justifiable way of traveling.
In addition to a gourmet restaurant, luxury spa, yoga classes and gym, these bright prospects also include a sunny rooftop deck overlooking Manhattan and the iconic Statue of Liberty.
1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge
This proud member and concurrent Gold Medal winner of EarthCheck, an Australian sustainable tourism consultancy, is aware of its impact on the environment. The distinction with the Sustainable Hospitality Award also confirms that in the historic luxury hotel on the southeastern tip of Central Park, apart from environmental protection, social sustainability is also taken to heart.
The Pierre - A Taj Hotel
LED lighting and high-performance boilers should not only set new standards in this organic hotel, but also reduce CO2 emissions. This bold venture, of all things, was launched in the only hotel directly adjacent to the famed New York Central Station - in the middle of midtown Manhattan, in the congested streets around Broadway and Fifth Avenue.
But right here, right on the pulse of the never sleeping city of lights, hopefully the effects of sustainable tourism will beat waves very fast and let more organic hotels sprout out of the asphalt floor.
Grand Hyatt New York