The Waldorf Astoria is a New York Art Deco landmark and icon hosting dignitaries, presidents and Hollywood celebrities since opening in 1931. Located in East Midtown Manhattan, this hotel is a four-block walk from the Broadway Theater District and Bloomingdale's. Occupying an entire block on prestigious Park Avenue, the Waldorf Astoria is one of the original grand hotels. • Rockefeller Center - 2 blocks • Radio City Music Hall - 3 blocks • Broadway theaters - 4 blocks • Museum of Modern Art - 6 blocks • Times Square - 0.75 mile The Waldorf Astoria offers 1,416 high-ceilinged guestrooms and suites in a 42-story building. the room at the Park Avenue entrance features a 150,00-piece Wheel of Life mosaic floor created in 1931 by French artist Louis Rigal from 181 shades of marble. The Waldorf Astoria's 3,000 square-foot fitness facility includes personal trainers and massage therapists. • Ice skating. • Rowing /squash. • Tennis /Aerobics. • Hiking/biking trails. • Horse riding/rental. • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing. • Check In Time - 3 p.m. • Check Out Time - 12 p.m. • Credit card required - At Check-in. From LaGuardia International Airport: Take Grand Central Pkwy W to Triboro Bridge. Take FDR Drive South to the 49th Street Exit. Turn right on Park Ave, the hotel is on the right. • Peacock Alley. • Bull and Bear Steakhouse & Bar. • Oscar's American Brasserie. • Inagiku Restaurant.