Curated Experiences Await Only At The Palace

At Lotte New York Palace, we’re delighted to welcome you with signature moments to complement your visit. Our “Only at The Palace” experiences have been thoughtfully designed to become treasured memories of your stay with us.

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Behind-The-Scenes at St. Patrick's Cathedral

Exclusively curated for guests of The Palace, this VIP experience takes you behind the scenes of the famed landmark. The tour includes the lower labyrinth of halls and staircases, the main alter, the bishop's crypt, the choir loft, and the heart of the cathedral. 

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Thanksgiving Brunch

Nov. 24 THROUGH  27, 2022

Join us at Villard for your holiday favorites. Our a la carte brunch menu features traditional Thanksgiving fare alongside our signature dishes. Brunch is served from 6:30am until 2pm. Reservations are recommended. 

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A Glimpse of The Gilded Age

Every Saturday, 10:00 am

Join our Palace Historian for a one-hour guided tour of our Villard Mansion, one of New York City’s few surviving Gilded Age mansions. Designed by the revered architectural firm of McKim, Mead & White, this iconic landmark remains virtually unchanged since its construction in 1884.
Complimentary to guests. Please visit the concierge to sign up. Tours gather in the Grand Lobby. 

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Gingerbread Palace

Nov. 28 THROUGH  Dec. 31, 2022

An architectural masterpiece in miniature form, our Gingerbread Palace will once again be on display in the Grand Lobby. This Palace holiday tradition takes the Lotte pastry team more than 300 hours along with 110 pounds of flour and fondant to craft this sweet seasonal salute to our landmark building.

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Letters to Santa

Nov. 27 Through Dec. 25, 2022

Start a holiday tradition your children will treasure at The Palace. Upon check-in, our youngest guests receive personalized postcards to send to Santa in our larger-than-life North Pole mailbox. A hand-written reply "from the desk of Santa Claus" will magically appear in your room during your stay.

rockefeller center ice rink

November at Rockefeller Center

The epicenter of holiday cheer is just steps from our front door. Rockefeller Center kicks off the season with the opening of their world-famous skating rink on November 5th and the annual Christmas Tree Lighting on November 30th. Experience the reinvention of Rockefeller Center with new restaurants, helmed by the city's top chefs, like the acclaimed Le Rock and Lodi.


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The Art of the Martini

Dry or dirty? Neat or sweet? In The Gold Room, we’ve mastered the Art of the Martini in a new collection of extraordinary and inventive cocktails. Where better to raise a toast to the Golden Age of Cocktails than in our gilded and glamorous Gold Room?

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Steve Cohen’s Chamber Magic

Every Friday & Saturday

Be dazzled by the "Millionaire's Magician" each Friday and Saturday evening in our Madison Room. Only at The Palace.