A classy hotel with patriotic roots near Union Square.
This grand hotel was built in 1946 as a memorial to the Marines who lost their lives in the Pacific during World War II. The large and traditional lobby is a testament to military history with its display of Marine artifacts. The library and museum are also open to the public and house an admirable stock of military publications and relics. Upstairs, 138 guest rooms come with complimentary high-speed Internet access, bathrobes and comfortable sofas. Thirteen large suites feature décor that spans from Polynesian to Old English, and include fireplaces, wet bars, full kitchens and dining rooms. The on-site Leatherneck Steakhouse & Lounge serves traditional American fare. Meeting and event space is available, as well. Members of the military are eligible for discounted rates.