Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown Earns Highest Travel Industry Honours for Fifth Year in a Row

The luxury lifestyle hotel awarded ten Stars across the Hotel and Spa in Forbes Travel Guide 2023 Star Awards and named “Best Overall Hotel in New York City” by Forbes Vetted editors
February 15, 2023,
New York, U.S.A.

Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown earned a total of ten Stars from Forbes Travel Guide including Five Stars for the Hotel and Five Stars for the Spa, one of just three hotels in New York City to achieve this honour. Forbes Travel Guide is the world-renowned authority on excellence in hospitality and the Hotel has been recognized with Five Stars since 2018. Additionally, Judy De La Cruz, Spa Coordinator, was named a finalist in the Spa Employee of the Year category. 

These prestigious awards follow recent recognition as “Best Overall Hotel in New York City” by Forbes Vetted editors. Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown was also named one of the top hotels in New York City in the U.S. News & World Report Annual Hotels Ranking while earning the “Gold Hotel” badge signifying the property is among the top 10 percent of all ranked luxury hotels in the United States.

“I am proud of our team and the accomplishments we have already achieved this year. Our team continues to push the boundaries to create memorable experiences for our guests that make them want to come back to our Hotel each time they visit New York. We strive for excellence and all of these accolades and ratings are a true testament to the culture and service at Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown,” says Thomas Carreras, General Manager.

Enjoy Life Downtown

Located in the heart of TriBeCa, Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown features an elegant entrance with a beautiful floral installation by Floratorium greeting guests from the first moment of arrival. The inviting, residential style lobby leads to 189 spacious and chic guest rooms and suites; CUT, the first New York restaurant by celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck; and The Spa, the ultimate urban sanctuary. Guests looking to discover Lower Manhattan can take the Hotel’s new all-electric Cadillac LYRIQ house car anywhere they need to be below 14th Street.

The Hotel has added new programming and experiences for guests to enjoy the best of New York City, including the Restaurant-in-Room Chef Series, a new inspiring collaboration the City’s top chefs and restaurateurs.  Four Seasons Executive Chef Maria Tampakis selected New York’s most iconic chefs to team up with to bring the flavour of the city’s best dishes from the restaurant to the room, enhancing the in-room dining experience with a menu that will rotate every few months. First up in 2023 is a collaboration with Andrew Carmellini’s Leucca where Executive Chef Anthony Ricco is creating an Italian-inspired menu. A portion of the proceeds from each menu item with go towards The Damien House, a non-profit selected by Chef Anthony.

Relax in the Best Spa in NYC

The award-winning, Five Star Spa at Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown features seven treatment rooms; a 75-foot (23 metre) indoor heated lap pool; state-of-the-art fitness centre including the latest cardio equipment, Peloton Bike and free weights; eucalyptus steam room; infrared sauna and outdoor terrace.

The Spa’s retail boutique just launched The Edit: a space for pop up retail experiences and meaningful connections featuring New York City’s best fashion designers. The Edit’s first pop up experience celebrates Black-owned businesses and designers bringing together four of New York’s top brands. Next up for Women’s History Month in March will be a collection of the top female designers in the City. Spa Director Eric Smith has elevated the overall experience for guests by partnering with iconic global brands Augustinus Bader, 111Skin, Next Health and Omorovicza on new treatments.

Guests looking for a winter getaway can book an overnight stay with Discover Tribeca and Just for Two packages. Reservations can be made online or by calling 646 880 1985.

For more experiences visit @fsnydowntown on Instagram and check out The Art of Living.


Vanessa Morin
Senior Director of Public Relations

Carley Fowler
Marketing Coordinator
27 Barclay Street
New York, 10007