The Mark, New York | Traveller Made

The Mark
25 E. 77th Street. New York
NY 10075 – USA




Independently owned, part of Preferred Hotel Group


Alexico Group

Date of Creation


Hotel General Manager

With over 20 years of experience in international luxury hospitality, Mr. Martinez has held leadership positions at some of the most prestigious hotels in the world. He began his career at The Palace Hotel in Madrid, Spain, later moving to The Essex House and Ritz-Carlton Central Park South hotels in New York City and Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastián, Spain. His extensive experience includes roles as Hotel Manager at The St. Regis New York and General Manager at The St. Regis Washington D.C. Most recently, he was General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton, D.C.

Mr. Martinez is a graduate of Cornell University, where he received a Masters Certificate in Hospitality Management. Additionally, he holds degrees from New York University and Harvard University’s Managing Mentor School. A native of Madrid, Spain, Martinez is fluent in both English and Spanish. A long established leader in luxury hospitality, Martinez has been consistently recognized for his dedication to the highest standards of service, attention to detail and guest satisfaction

Hotel Positioning

Luxury boutique



History & Story

The Mark Hotel is housed beautiful 1927 landmark building at the corner of Madison Avenue and 77th Street. In 2009 The Mark was completely reimagined and given new life and identity for the 21st century. The Mark combines old-world comfort, avant-garde design, up-to-the-minute technologies and an unprecedented level of personal service.

Date Renewal

Jacques Grange re-designed the interior elements of The Mark in 2009.

Main Strengths, Special Touch

Drawing on the expertise of an extraordinary group of talents, foremost among them the designer Jacques Grange, Michelin three star chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, renowned hairstylist Frédéric Fekkai and visionary hotel manager Olivier Lordonnois – The Mark Hotel is a new beacon of high French style, immaculate service and state-of-the-art American technology and comfort.


Upper East Side

Key sites/activities in the area

Central Park (the lake), designer stores on Madison Avenue, museum mile (The Metropolitan Museum) and art galleries.

Fun Facts

• The most dog-friendly hotel in New York City.
• 24/7 Personal Shopping with Bergdorf Goodman
• The Haute Dog Cart by Jean-Georges
• The largest Penthouse suite in the United States

Children’s Corner

• A fleet of custom-designed Maclaren strollers
• A selection of cheerful amenities from coloring pages and stickers to toys from The Mark’s own
Le Shop
• “The Mark Slumber Party” suite special




• 100 rooms and 50 suites
Sophisticated and comfortable rooms overlook beautiful 77th Street, Madison Avenue or the quiet courtyard
• Guest rooms starting at 40 square meters, suites starting at 65 square meters
• Spacious five fixture bathrooms with deep soaking tubs, separate showers, double sinks, finished in floor to ceiling Italian marble • Mirrored televisions in all bathrooms and custom beauty products by La Bottega dell’Albergo
• Uniquely designed private bars with black granite counter top and subzero refrigerated and freezer drawers – bar stocked with premium wines and spirits from Europe.
• Complimentary high-speed WiFi and local calls throughout the entire hotel
• Complimentary shoeshine by John Lobb, New York Times & Wall Street Journal
• 24-hour in-room dining featuring selections from The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges

Restaurants & Bars

• The Mark Restaurant by Jean-Georges
• The Mark Bar


• State-of-the-art Fitness Center (reserved for the clients of the hotel, 24 hours a day)
• Frédéric Fekkai Hair Salon (manicure, pedicure, hair treatments, etc.)

Corporate & Celebration Events

Meeting spaces are available for business functions and private events (up to 14 people)

Extra Notable Features

• Frédéric Fekkai Salon
• The Mark Shoe Shine by John Lobb
• 24/7 Personal Shopping with Bergdorf Goodman
• Pet-friendly amenities
• Complimentary bespoke bicycles with picnics in the park by Jean-Georges
• Complimentary Pedicab rides
• Complimentary house car usage (BMW).

Hotel & Restaurants Awards

• Top Hotels in New York City #4 (2021)
Conde Nast Traveler, Reader’s Choice Awards
• Top Hotels in New York City #8 (2021)
Travel + Leisure

• #1 City Hotel in The Continental U.S. (2020)
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• #1 Hotel in New York City (2020)
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Fodor’s Choice: Best Luxury Hotels in NYC
Forbes Travel Guide: Forbes Travel Guide 2014 Star Ward Winners
US News & World Report: Best New York Hotels

2013 – 2012
Best Hotels USA Award (U.S. News)
Travel Guide Recommended Award (Forbes)
Certificate of Excellence (TripAdvisor)
Best Luxury Hotels in NYC (

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