Escape to New York
Some of the best weekend getaways are right in your own backyard. Tell friends you're leaving town, cancel the paper, and quietly check into a great New York hotel with someone you love.

From the April 22, 2002 Issue of New York

Tribeca Grand Hotel
2 Sixth Avenue

The deal: The Sex in the City weekend deal, $319 a night, includes your own "personalized weekend agenda."
What to do: Your custom "agenda" might include an in-room massage (the concierge has the Eden Day Spa on speed-dial) or a belly dancer in your room.
Extras: TriBeCa's hottest weekend party is the Church Lounge, where D.J.'s like Stretch Armstrong spin regularly -- and it's right in the hotel!

W Union Square
201 Park Avenue South

The deal: The Heart of Off Broadway weekend package, $369 per night for a two-night stay, includes a pair of Off Broadway tickets.
What to do: Sample the barbecue at Danny Meyer's brand-new restaurant, Blue Smoke (212-447-7733).
Extras: The W offers a "whatever, whenever" service. A bath filled with M&Ms at 2 a.m.? No problem.

Chambers Hotel
15 West 56th street

The deal: Weekend rates, from $275, include breakfast at Town, Geoffrey Zakarian's three-star eatery in the hotel.
What to do: Guest phones have direct-dial lines to Henri Bendel, Mario Badescu spa, and the elite Garren salon.
Extras: The concierge can send up the in-house shrink for those out-of-town breakdowns or arrange an in-room yoga session.

Millennium Broadway Hotel New York
145 West 44th Street

The deal: See a Broadway show and deduct the ticket price from your bill. (Applies to rooms in the luxury tower only; $249.)
What to do: The in-house Continental Ticket Service can score you seats to this season's hard-to-see shows.
Extras: Ask the concierge to nab you a post-theater reservation at Esca, Mario Batali's excellent fish restaurant nearby


For more in-town escapes, check out:
Best Spas: The 2002 Report
Boutique Hotel Rundown