Six Senses is to expand its highly respected
brand to the United States, with the opening of a Six Senses hotel
in New York.
The luxury hotel, scheduled to open in
2019, will be located
on 10th Avenue with the project encompassing the entire block
between 17th and 18th streets in the heart of the city’s vibrant
and artsy Chelsea neighborhood.
The overall project, named The
Eleventh, features two soaring towers designed by award-winning
architectural and design group BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group).
The towers are
approximately 300 and 400 feet (90 and 120 meters) tall, making
them far taller than surrounding buildings and create expansive
vistas of the High Line, Hudson River and Downtown and Midtown
The mixed-use development will feature a five-star hotel,
approximately 240 condominium residences and high-end retail
“This project is a
fascinating and exciting contrast to the typical Six Senses
locations where we operate resorts in settings with azure waters,
UNESCO heritage listings and lush rainforests,” said Six Senses
Chief Executive Officer, Neil Jacobs. “Six
Senses New York will have the same touch-points and DNA, with some
creative adaptation of course, but with no compromises on our
commitment to community, wellness, sustainability and design. We
are delighted to be partnering with HFZ on this fabulous urban development.”
The hotel will be located in the east tower
directly adjacent to the High Line with ten floors and 137 keys
starting at 400 square feet (37 square meters) in size.
popular New York City landmark, the High Line has helped transform
the area into a must-see destination for both locals and tourists.
“We are setting a new precedent for
architecture, design and lifestyle in downtown Manhattan, in a
world-class location squarely between the High Line and Hudson
River,” said HFZ Capital Group Chairman and Founder Ziel Feldman.
“Six Senses will bring something completely unique to the New York
City hospitality space while helping us realize our vision for The
Eleventh. As a company we share in Six Senses' commitment to a
forward-thinking, environmentally-conscious mentality that makes
no compromise on quality and service, making this the perfect
The hotel will feature meeting space, a Six
Senses Spa, two restaurants and there are plans are for a private
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