Award-winning chef Michelin-starred restaurateur hotelier and author Charlie Palmer is renowned for his farm-fresh Progressive American cuisine. Spearheading The Knickerbockers entire culinary program he has created the hotels signature Honest American Cuisine inspired by the same principles. With over three decades of experience he is regarded as one of the first adapters of the farm over factory food philosophy an approach that has earned the success of his hospitality group empire which currently includes restaurants boutique hotels and food-forward wine shops throughout the U.S.Built in 1906 by John Jacob Astor IV scion of one of Americas wealthiest families The Knickerbocker played host to the worlds biggest names in entertainment politics culture and high society in the earliest years of the 20th century. Its iconic Beaux-Arts design glamorous European luxury and welcoming American hospitality made it the place to be for glitterati and dignitaries while its legendary barroom became known as The 42nd Street Country Club.
Ensuring a safe clean and inviting environment is the core of our commitment to providing the highest level of hospitality. All food and beverage outlets are suspended indefinitely.
In response to COVID19 we have initiated and are maintaining industry leading and scientifically driven elevated cleanliness standards to safeguard the wellbeing of our guests and colleagues. Our strengthened safety and sanitizing measures incorporate the latest guidance from the worlds leading health authorities including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC and World Health Organization WHO and apply to all guest rooms public and back of house areas.