Charm Revived: Unveiling the Elegance of Hotel Belleclaire – Where Art Nouveau Meets Contemporary Luxury

Hotel Belleclaire, set in Manhattan’s distinguished Upper West Side neighborhood, combines timeless elegance with modern comfort. This elegant and charming 257-room hotel is housed in a landmark building that blends Art Nouveau and Beaux-Arts aesthetics. Hotel Belleclaire brings its guests to the doorstep of a plethora of NYC’s most coveted places of interest, just steps away from destinations like Central Park, the Beacon Theatre, and Lincoln Center.

Belleclaire F&B Allure Restaurant
Allure Restaurant. Credit: Hotel Belleclaire

Hotel Belleclaire is also a go-to destination for parents and alumni seeking approachable hotels near Fordham University and Columbia University.


belleclaire presidential living room
Belleclaire Presidential Living Room. Credit: Hotel Belleclaire

The building was originally designed by legendary architect Emery Roth. The hotel’s brick and limestone facade have been restored to its original splendor, thus earning the hotel its landmark status. Since Hotel Belleclaire’s opening in 1903, it has provided residence to a number of prominent figures. These include Mark Twain, Maxim Gorky, and Babe Ruth. 

Rooms & Suites

Belleclaire Deluxe 2 Queen headboard
Deluxe Queen Room. Credit: Hotel Belleclaire
Belleclaire Deluxe Queen
Belleclaire Deluxe Queen. Credit: Hotel Belleclaire

Set in the residential Upper West Side neighborhood, Hotel Bellclaire’s rooms and suites accommodations feature spacious layouts, boutique accents, and bold furnishings and decor.

Ranging from affordable rooms for solo travelers to oversized family suites and historically inspired suites, Hotel Belleclaire is designed to be your home on the road on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Guests may choose a room with views of the Hudson River or Broadway.

Hudson Loft
Hudson Loft. Credit: Hotel Belleclaire

There are a total of 17 suites among the 257 guest rooms at Hotel Belleclaire. Connecting rooms are also available, perfect for families and groups of friends. Notable suites include the Hudson Suite that boasts sweeping views of the Hudson River and Upper West Side’s historic architecture, and the New Amsterdam Suite that is designed to invoke a residence of this historic Emery Roth building.


Belleclaire Gym
Belleclaire Gym. Credit: Hotel Belleclaire

Hotel Belleclaire offers an array of amenities, including complimentary Wine Hour every Monday and Wednesday from 5-6pm that can be enjoyed at any of Triumph’s hotels and walking tours of NYC’s notable neighborhoods and attractions. Hotel Belleclaire and Triumph Hotels have partnered with Streetwise New York Tours to guide you through Manhattan’s most vibrant neighborhoods. From Times Square to TriBeCa to the Upper West Side, enjoy a complimentary walking tour from Hotel Edison and their other five sister hotels throughout the city. Neighborhood walking tours currently take place every Monday at 10am.

Additional features include a 24-hour fitness center, a flat-screen TV with on-demand movies and streaming services, high-speed WiFi, and Frette linens, slippers, and robes.


Hotel Belleclaire offers a variety of dining options, whether you are looking for something quick and casual or a more refined and relaxed dining experience.

Located just off the Hotel Belleclaire lobby, Mille-Feuille is a family-owned craft bakery and authentic Pâtisserie française that offers freshly baked pastries, sandwiches, macarons, fresh coffee, tea, and more daily to indulge Hotel Belleclaire guests and neighborhood locals.

Brunch at Allure Restaurant
Brunch at Allure Restaurant. Credit: Hotel Belleclaire

Allure Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge serves globally inspired eats and innovative cocktails. Notable menu items include the Silver Service NYC Dog, Tuna Carpaccio, Crab Papparedelle, and Purple Peruvian Garlic Mash as a side dish.

Allure’s menu by Executive Chef Joshua Vazquez launched in November 2023 and is open 7 days a week for dinner, cocktails and light bites as well as brunch each weekend. For brunch, favorites include the Croque Monsieur, Jumbo Lump Crab Omelette, or ALLURE French Toast, just to name a few. 

Nearby Points of Interest

Notable points of interest near Hotel Belleclaire include:

  • American Museum of Natural History
  • The Shops at Columbus Circle
  • Beacon Theatre
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
  • New-York Historical Society
  • Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial

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Vanessa Gordon
Vanessa Gordon is the Owner and Publisher of East End Taste Magazine. Vanessa is regularly called on as a family travel, personal finance, and Hamptons lifestyle expert. She has been featured in Reader's Digest, Condé Nast Traveler, The New York Times, New York Post, The Daily Beast, The Daily News, and many other publications. Vanessa is also the Founder of the annual Hamptons summer event, the Hamptons Interactive Brunch.