Relais & Châteaux is an exclusive collection of 518 of the finest charming hotels and gourmet restaurants in 60 countries. Established in France in 1954, the Association’s mission is to spread its unique "art de vivre" across the globe by selecting outstanding properties with a truly unique character. Relais & Châteaux is also a family of hoteliers and chefs from all over the world who share a passion for and a personal commitment to ensuring their guests are privy to moments of exceptional harmony and unforgettable celebrations of the senses. From the vineyards in the Napa Valley to the beaches in Bali, from the olive trees in Provence, to the lodges in South Africa, Relais & Châteaux offers the finest routes to discover each special place and country.
The Surrey is the first and only New York City hotel to be added to the Relais & Chateaux collection in the past 20 years.