October 4, 2013

The Tuscany NYC

The Tuscany, A St Giles Luxury Hotel in NYC

When Kevin and I were in New York, we stayed at The Tuscany NYC. I really wanted to surprise Kevin and stay here, because I knew the number one thing on his to do list was go to the top of the Empire State Building. The Tuscany offers rooms with a stunning view of the Empire State Building — and the Chrysler Building too!

The Tuscany, A St Giles Luxury Hotel in NYC

The Tuscany is newly remodeled — it just reopened in December. They have outlets right above the nightstand. LOVE this!! :) The rooms were former apartment suites, so they are larger than your typical NYC hotel room.

The Tuscany, A St Giles Luxury Hotel in NYC

It’s in a great location, right by Grand Central Station. Loved the subway tile in the bathroom.

The Tuscany, A St Giles Luxury Hotel in NYC

They upgraded us to a corner suite, and it was so nice to have somewhere to come in and dump our stuff and just sit for a minute. Even the non-suite rooms have two big comfy chairs to relax in. It is The Tuscany’s goal to make their rooms feel like you are coming home.

The Tuscany, A St Giles Luxury Hotel in NYC

Loved this bright breakfast nook!

If you’re a blogger and would like to start a travel section, here’s my little secret for hotels. Before booking a room, I reach out to a hotel’s PR team — I can usually find that info by doing a Google search for “hotel name press” or “hotel name media contact” and a press release with a media contact email will come up. I email them and introduce myself, let them know what dates I’ll be in the area, tell them a little about my blog, and ask them if they have any opportunities for media visits on those dates. In the case of The Tuscany, they were more than happy to help! They emailed me back immediately, gave me their rates, and offered to book it and take care of everything for me. Done and done! They even gave us vouchers for free breakfast every morning. They have a full breakfast, but since we usually prefer to eat out, it was so nice to be able to grab some fruit and bottled water in the morning! They made sure we were taken care of. Everything about our stay at The Tuscany was a pleasure.

The next time you are planning a trip and want to feature it on your blog, definitely try reaching out to the hotel.

Here’s more info on The Tuscany:

The Tuscany – A St Giles Luxury Hotel
120 E 39th St, New York, NY 10016
(212) 686-1600
http://tuscany.stgilesnewyork.com/

Thanks so much for looking!! Happy weekend!! :)



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Averie @ Averie Cooks October 4, 2013 at 2:06 am

Amanda your photos are always just…so inspirational! What a fun trip you guys had & thanks for sharing!

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Anele @ Success Along the Weigh October 4, 2013 at 7:26 am

That’s a beautiful hotel! I’m wondering if the insulation there would be better than most hotels since they used to be apartments? We stay in condos or homes when we travel because most hotel guests are just so loud and rude, we can never sleep. This looks doable!

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Wendy (The Weekend Gourmet) October 4, 2013 at 9:00 am

This place is gorgeous! We’re headed to New York next week to attend the James Beard Taste America event. We won a contest to be guest bloggers…and our host booked us at The Tuscany’s sister property, The Court.

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Angie | Big Bear's Wife October 4, 2013 at 9:26 am

Such a pretty hotel, Amanda! Love the tip about the “hotel name media contact”!

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Sommer @ ASpicyPerspective October 4, 2013 at 9:49 am

Beautiful hotel rooms! And gorgeous photos, as always! :)

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Danny Betz November 22, 2013 at 8:44 pm

What a beautifully decorated hotel room! I love the bathroom, especially that unusual sink. Great pics!

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