The Carlyle hotel, the iconic Upper East Side landmark that has been a fixture of New York society and celebrity culture since 1930, is pleased to announce the opening of a new luxury spa. The elegant spa will provide hotel guests and local residents with a tranquil urban escape in the heart of Manhattan, and continue The Carlyle’s legacy of refined and discreet luxury.
The spa at The Carlyle will offer a full menu of indulgent treatments and amenities designed to relax, rejuvenate and pamper. At the heart of the 4,500 square foot space are six specialized treatment rooms, including couple’s suites. Here, guests can enjoy a range of massages, facials, body treatments and more, all using exclusive products by luxury French skincare brand Sisley. The spa will also have separate men’s and women’s lounges, each with its own steam room, experience shower and relaxation area.
What really sets the spa at at luxury hotel apart is the expertise of its team. The spa will be helmed by celebrated hairstylist Yves Durif, who has relocated his exclusive salon on 65th Street into the hotel’s new spa space. Durif is world renowned for his mastery with scissors and French cutting techniques, which allow him to create distinctive, flattering hairstyles tailored to each client. Many style icons, celebrities and New York socialites swear by his sensual, sculptural shorter cuts.
Durif’s passion for his craft is evident throughout the spa – from the luxurious yet welcoming decor, to the synergy between colorists, stylists and makeup artists, to the highly skilled support staff. The Durif philosophy emphasizes making every client look and feel their best through personalized, attentive service. His versatile, talented team will provide guests with everything from cuts and styling to color, makeup services, wedding party styling and more. Whether you’re looking for a whole new look or just want to refresh your style before a night out, the experts at The Carlyle’s spa will take care of you.
In addition to Durif’s services, this hotel is pleased to offer guests access to several other elite beauty and wellness providers. For example, the exclusive Dr. Dessanti skin care line will be available for anti-aging facials and treatments. Massage therapists from the renowned Sha Wellness Clinic in Spain will visit for guest appointments and lead specialized retreats. And fitness guru Tracy Anderson will bring her coveted dance cardio workouts to the spa’s studio space.
Like the hotel’s legendary Bemelmans Bar and Café Carlyle, the new luxury spa will be open to both hotel guests and local residents looking for a refined urban sanctuary. Since its founding over 90 years ago in 1930, The Carlyle has been a focal point for Upper East Side society and visiting celebrities in New York. With picturesque views of Central Park from many of its 181 rooms and suites, this hotel provides guests with an oasis of calm in the midst of bustling Manhattan. Pianos grace many of the finely appointed accommodations, and attentive staff cater to guests’ every need in a discreet, quintessentially Carlyle manner.
In recent years, this luxury hotel has undergone careful renovations to highlight its distinctive historical Beaux-Arts style while updating amenities and technology for the modern traveler. The new spa represents the next phase of this evolution, bringing an elevated approach to wellness and beauty that embodies the hotel aesthetic. Just a quick stroll from Madison Avenue galleries, boutiques and museums, it will be a go-to for locals and visitors alike.
Throughout its storied history, The Carlyle has been host to presidents, royalty, celebrities and New York society members. Woody Allen has played clarinet in the Café Carlyle, and Central Park views from rooms have inspired creatives from Truman Capote to Lady Gaga. Though it retains an air of exclusivity, this hotel welcomes guests with gracious service and cultivated taste. With the addition of the spa, both overnight and local patrons can experience The Carlyle’s singular take on luxury lifestyle. Whether coming for a pampering getaway weekend, red carpet prep with Yves Durif or just a brisk Sisley facial lunch break, guests will find an elevated oasis on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.