A View From The Sherry: Anticipating Spring Overlooking Central Park


From our enviable vantage point as a luxury hotel overlooking Central Park, The Sherry-Netherland keeps a keen eye out for signs of spring's arrival. Delicate, yet brave, snowdrops and crocuses are first to poke their heads out, even through the snow.

We know that while Mother Nature may usher March in like a lion, there are other places we can all get our fill of spring blossoms.

Macy’s Herald Square Flower Show

Since its orchids-only launch in 1946, Macy's Herald Square has played host to a profusion of colorful spring flowers in the millions to decorate the world's largest department store. New Yorkers and visitors alike look forward to stepping in the front door on the morning in March, to see what this year's fragrant display will be. Celebrate the arrival of spring as hand-selected flowers bloom in unison.

Orchid Show Returns to New York Botanical Garden

Dazzling chandeliers created from masses of exotic live orchids is one special way to greet spring. The spectacular Orchid Show at the Haupt Conservatory in NY Botanical Garden. Open through April, it's a milestone year for the signature event, as the venue celebrates its 125th anniversary. The Sherry-Netherland's Fifth Avenue neighbor is the founding sponsor via Tiffany & Co. Foundation.

Spring Arrives Early for Fifth Avenue Shopping

Winter ends earlier than the calendar indicates in the fashion stores and boutiques of Manhattan's Upper East Side. Fashion buyers and store executives know that in the run-up to spring, New York City shops can make you think that winter never happened. Fifth Avenue shopping and Madison Avenue shopping experiences are essential for the hottest spring fashion trends presented at least one season ahead.

Fashionistas expressed surprise as Rose Quartz and Serenity were selected as Pantone Color of the Year for 2016. For the first time ever, two different shades share the influential title. They represent a blended palette of soft pastels, "a balance between a warmer embracing rose tone and a cooler tranquil blue,' says Pantone, the color authority. So, complement with silver or hot brights for more splash and sparkle, while thinking cruise wear, sandals, and sunsets to enjoy fashion's unprecedented moment.

Special Offers

Suite Ninety Anniversary

Celebrate 90 years and book The Sherry-Netherland's Suite Ninety Anniversary package and stay in a beautiful one-bedroom suite, daily continental breakfast served via room service and a $300 credit to dine at Harry Cipriani's. Receive a bottle of champagne, a commemorative keepsake box of Louis Sherry Belgian Chocolate, and two plush terry robes to take home.

The Family Getaway

Book The Family Getaway package and receive a stuffed giraffe named Louis, four $10 MetroCard's, four tickets to the Central Park Zoo, and four tickets to the historic Central Park Carousel.

The ABC's of Luxury Shopping

Stay at The Sherry and experience the joys of shopping in our mid-town location. We will give you three $50 gift certificates, one for use at the Apple Store, one for Barneys New York, and one for Coach, to help get you started.

RESERVATIONS Rooms from $559 per night