Many of Affinia Gardens’ suites feature private, furnished terraces in addition to their Hollywood-style decor.

Affinia Gardens
“We treat our guests like family, and the design of our hotel makes them feel at home,” says general manager Philip Garcia. The hotel also offers complimentary “experience” kits such as the Stay Fit Kit, which includes a yoga mat, workout DVDs, and more. 215 E. 64th St., 212-355-1230;

Bentley Hotel
Beyond its scenic views of the East River and 59th Street Bridge, the Bentley Hotel features marble bathrooms, Frette linens, and designer toiletries. Its eatery, Prime at the Bentley, serves indulgent entrées such as the Sunrise Seared Salmon Truffle Roll with truffle teriyaki sauce. 500 E. 62nd St., 212-644-6000

The Carlyle
The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, is known for its whimsical and historical flair. Begin a romantic evening with dinner at The Carlyle Restaurant; later, enjoy a nightcap and the large-scale murals of Central Park in all four seasons at Bemelmans Bar. 35 E. 76th St., 212-744-1600

The Franklin Hotel
The Franklin offers the ambiance of a charming European hotel set in Manhattan,” says general manager Klaus Peters. A perfect city hideaway with only 50 rooms, the hotel serves quaint European breakfasts and intimate, complimentary wine and cheese receptions at sundown. 164 E. 87th St., 212-369-1000

Hôtel Plaza Athénée
“Who wouldn’t want to be whisked away to this haven?” asks sales and marketing director Cheryl Plonski. “Your evening begins with a martini in the red-leather-floored Bar Seine, then dinner for two in a secluded banquette in the gold-domed Arabelle restaurant, followed by a nightcap on your private balcony.” 37 E. 64th St., 212-606-4600;

Hotel Wales
Fresh-cut flowers and Belgian cotton linens welcome suite guests at Hotel Wales. This Carnegie Hill hotel retains its historic charm with wrought-iron banisters and a marble staircase preserved for more than a century. 1295 Madison Ave., 212-876-6000

The Lowell
“We are the antithesis of a cookie-cutter property,” says manager Caitlyn Travers of the only hotel in the city with wood-burning fireplaces in each guest room. The Lowell’s 1,000-square-foot Manhattan Suite features a deep-soak bathtub and two private terraces. 28 E. 63rd St., 212-838-1400

The Mark
From the shoe-shine kiosk by John Lobb footwear to the in-house second-floor Frédéric Fekkai Salon, The Mark brings “old-world flair into the modern New York City world,” says general manager Olivier Lordonnois. Perfect for couples, the Love to Indulge package includes a dozen roses upon arrival, Champagne, an artisanal cheese and fruit platter, and continental breakfast for two. 25 E. 77th St., 212-744-4300

The Marmara Manhattan
Steps away from Museum Mile and other treasures of the Upper East Side, The Marmara Manhattan offers breathtaking, panoramic views of the city from the sunlit windows of its suites. Dubbed an “apartment hotel,” The Marmara Manhattan features spacious suites with kitchens and balconies. 301 E. 94th St., 212-427-3100

The Surrey
“Our rooftop terrace is also one of the most romantic places in the city to watch the sun set over Central Park,” says general manager Shan Kanagasingham. “Couples can order Café Boulud in bed or have a Surrey mixologist come to their room and teach them how to shake up their favorite cocktail.” 20 E. 76th St., 212-288-3700

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