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The Pierre New York, Receives 2014 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award






NEW YORK -- (January 22, 2014) -- The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York has been named a 2014 Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel. This distinction is awarded annually to fewer than 60 properties throughout the United States, a coveted recognition that is one of the most sought after and significant in the industry.


“Guests from across the globe have long considered The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York among the world’s best for luxurious accommodations personalized service and for all that New York has to offer,” said Heiko Kuenstle, General Manager, The Pierre.


“This prestigious award confirms our stature and is a great tribute to our team’s unwavering commitment, passion and dedication to provide the finest service and unparalleled guest experiences.  We are incredibly proud to share this accolade with every talented team member at The Pierre, as they are the foundation of our success.”


The Pierre, a Taj Hotel is now the only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond rated hotel in the elite epicenter of Manhattan’s Upper East Side, with curated Five-Star experiences that include:

  • 11 Grand Suites with exclusive service by Taj Royal Attachés, all with extensive experience servicing captains of industry, royalty and New Yorkers alike
  • Home to world-class residents, The Pierre, a Taj Hotel will soon introduce Private Residential Stays for guests who wish a pied-a-terre monthly or longer with options from luxury guest rooms to lavish six-bedroom suites
  • Memorable dining at Sirio Ristorante, New York, the latest namesake from famed Le Cirque restaurateur, Sirio Maccioni, and inventive cocktails and small plates at Two E Bar/Lounge
  • Les Clefs d’Or concierge team to masterfully arrange specialty dining, wine tastings and “impossible” reservations to in-room Jiva Spa services
  • The preferred setting for New York City’s most notable corporate, civic and social events as well as the city’s most glamorous wedding receptions, from intimate to grand, skillfully tailored by The Pierre’s catering team
  • Complimentary Jaguar house car and complimentary Wi-Fi

Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide, has provided comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. An explanation of the compilation of ratings is available here:


About The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York

The Pierre, A Taj Hotel, New York continues to set the standard for elegance and unrivaled hospitality in New York City. Located on Fifth Avenue overlooking Central Park, The Pierre, A Taj Hotel is an exclusive Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond property and a member of Leading Hotels of the World, the only such affiliated hotel in the elite intersection of Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Managed by Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, the iconic hotel underwent a $100 million renovation, updating 189 guestrooms, including 38 suites, as well as the hotel’s banquet and social event spaces. The Pierre’s 11 residential-style Grand Suites come with a private Taj Royal Attaché trained in the palaces of India to flawlessly fulfill every guest request. Two E Bar/Lounge offers light fare, afternoon tea and a stylish bar featuring a no-cover jazz series every Tuesday evening. The Pierre, A Taj Hotel is also home to Sirio Ristorante, the new namesake restaurant from famed Le Cirque restaurateur, Sirio Maccioni.


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