Marriott has expanded its portfolio of hotels in
New York City with a rather unique property.
The $320 million tallest single-use hotel
in North America combines the 378-room Courtyard hotel with the
261-suite Residence Inn hotel in Midtown Manhattan.
owned by G Holdings and managed by Interstate Hotels & Resorts,
the dual-branded hotel will provide employment for 160 people
in the New York area.
Located at 1717 Broadway, the
68-story building is just steps from Central Park and
Times Square. The hotels offer guests convenient access to
Carnegie Hall, the Broadway Theater District, Fifth Avenue,
Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall.
As one of the top
travel destinations in the world, New York City welcomed 54.3
million visitors in 2013.
visitors to New York City, the hotels offer valet parking and
share 6,000 square feet of meeting space, a fitness center located
on the 35th floor with floor-to-ceiling windows and an outdoor
sundeck for stretching, relaxing or seasonal sunning.
rooms also feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of Central Park, Times Square and the Hudson River.
President & Chief Executive Officer of G
Holdings, Harry Gross said, “In
addition to fabulous views, a stellar New York City location and
amenities galore, our 21st century telecommunications, with free
international phone calls, digital systems and hi-tech wiring, set
these hotels far above the standard that business travelers and
tourists expect. We are proud to introduce these spectacular
hotels to New York City.”
Artwork, which includes sculptures to full wall
murals throughout the hotel by renowned abstract expressionist
artist, William DeBilzan creates an unique experience for
travelers staying at the hotel. The artwork traverses five floors
of the hotel and is inspired by New York City, as well as themes
of love and life.
Whether traveling on business or
pleasure, guests are sure to appreciate the complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the
hotel. In addition, each room delivers 1.25 gigabytes of bandwidth
with horizontal and vertical fiber optical cable network that
allows for fast, extensive use on multiple devices at one time.
Smart TVs offer 60 HD channels.
The Courtyard by
Housed on floors 6-33, the Courtyard hotel guest rooms
feature hybrid zones for working, sleeping, relaxing and getting
Large windows offer natural lighting and the chosen color
palette of the walls and bedding offer a soothing and calm
environment. An upgraded and spacious layout creates an enhanced
“The Bistro”, Courtyard’s popular food
and beverage offering, serves up casual, flexible seating; easy
access to food and higher quality, healthier menu options for
breakfast; and light evening fare, including snacks, cocktails,
wine and beer, for guests to unwind. Local beer and wine products
will be featured to allow travelers a taste of the Big Apple.
Courtyard’s award-winning touch-screen concierge, GoBoard
4.0, provides local information, maps, weather and headline news
on a 55-inch, LCD screen. Guests can also obtain immediate
access to detailed flight information for local airports, popular
entertainment and local event information, as well as walking
The Residence Inn by Marriott
Residence Inn hotel is situated on floors 37-65 and offers studio
suites designed for stays of five nights or more.
Each suite has a
custom designed kitchenette with a coffeemaker, microwave oven and
Residence Inn’s complimentary breakfast has a
variety of options, including specially made featured items.
Guests can start their day off right with healthy food choices
and, with a convenient to-go offering, can make sure they do not
miss the most important meal of the day.
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