DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan Hotel is perfectly located at Lexington Avenue (at 51st Street) in the heart of Midtown Manhattan’s fashionable East Side. This newly renovated, iconic New York City hotel is steps from Park Avenue, Bloomingdales, Madison Avenue shopping, the United Nations, Central Park, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Broadway theaters and The Museum of Modern Art. Originally designed by famous Art Deco architect Morris Lapidus, DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan completed a $25 million transformation project in summer 2012 which restored this landmark hotel to its former glory. Grand Central Terminal and all major bus and subway lines are within walking distance.The hotel offers 764 guest rooms (including 22 suites) which were renovated in summer 2012. In-room amenities include 37-inch flat screen TV, cordless telephone and work desk with ergonomic chair amidst contemporary, sleek décor. Met Grill is the hotel’s restaurant open for breakfast; Met Bar is a trendy lounge located in the lobby. Additional hotel amenities include complimentary 24-hour business center, complimentary 24-hour fitness center, room service, salon, gift shop and a Concierge/Theater Ticket Desk. For groups and meetings, the hotel has 12,000 sq. ft. of modern event space which includes a Ballroom, two boardrooms and two glass-enclosed Penthouses with balconies.The hotel is 100% non-smoking. Self and valet parking are available. The hotel allows pets (under 60 lbs). There is 24-hour Security onsite.