October 07, 2019
CONDE NAST TRAVELER BEST AWARDS 2019
Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers' Choice Awards, ranking the best in travel. The Beekman was recognized as one of the best hotels in New York City. "…“….and then came The Beekman. The landmark building was built in the 1880s with a nine-story, glass-ceiling atrium, but throughout the past century, the atrium had been covered up as the building functions as just another office. And thank goodness, because when the property was being developed the covers were torn down, revealing the glasswork and wrought-iron railing beautifully intact. Now the glass skylight soars once again above the lobby’s Art Deco bar where New Yorkers flock to - come 6 p.m. it’s nearly impossible to find a free bar stool. The rooms all have vintage furnishings, with dark wood floors and distressed leather headboards – they’re just what you’d want your New York apartment to feel like: comfortable but not so much so that you don’t want to leave and miss out on everything happening around you. The hotel is also home to two restaurants, Keith McNally’s bistro Augustine, a sister restaurant to the perennially hip Balthazar, and Tom Colicchio’s classic American spot Temple Court, both worthy of a dinner reservation. So many hotels like to say they’ve made the neighborhood, but in the case of the Beekman its actually true”.
The Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry, and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel”.