The Oetker Collection is to expand its portfolio
with two new hotels set to launch in São Paulo, Brazil and New
The first is Palácio Tangará in South America. Located
in the heart of the economic capital of Brazil, São Paulo, Palácio
Tangará will open its doors in the spring of 2017.
Built on the
grounds of the renowned Burle Marx Park, whose gardens were
designed by Roberto Burle Marx, the hotel will offer 141
guestrooms including 55 suites all with views overlooking the
Leading Brazilian designers William Simonato and
Patricia Anastassiadis, who have been entrusted with the interior
design, have created a bespoke concept for each space.
acclaimed chef will lead the hotels dining experiences, which
will include a signature restaurant, a chefs table, a bar, a wine
cellar, a lobby and lounge bar, all of which will boast outdoor
Additional facilities will comprise of 11 function
rooms, including a ballroom for up to 360 guests with terraces
overlooking the park. The fitness centre and spa will feature a
private garden, and there will be indoor and outdoor swimming
pools as well as a kids club.
Timo Gruenert, Chief Financial
Officer of Oetker Collection, said, "After our successful
partnership in the Caribbean with Eden Rock - St Barths, the
re-opening of The Lanesborough earlier this year and the prospect
of an opening in New York, we are thrilled to launch a hotel in
São Paulo, which is going to have it all: a unique location, an
exceptional building, creative cuisine and the legendary Brazilian
Palácio Tangará is owned by an affiliate of an
United States-based real estate investment management company. The Tangará name comes from the
paradise Tanager of Amazonia, (Tangara Chilensis) a brilliantly
New York Masterpiece
Further north in the Americas, in
Manhattan, Oetker Collection will open a New York Masterpiece in
the spring of 2018.
Minutes from Central Park, the hotel will be
located in the heart of the city, at 550 Madison Avenue, between
55th and 56th Street. Surrounded by the citys best boutiques and
most admired museums, the development is located in the former
Sony Tower, originally built as the headquarters of AT&T back in
1984. The 37-storey postmodern skyscraper was created by the
famous Philip Johnson and is an iconic New York landmark.
The hotel will feature 170 rooms, including 60 suites set across
eight floors. There will be a cozy bar with a
lounge area, a gourmet restaurant, a spa, a fitness centre and a 25-metre pool.
Located above the hotel, from
floors 21 to 43, the owning company of the building, the Chetrit
Group will create a total of 115 luxury apartments to be sold. These apartments, decorated by world famous designer Robert Stern, will be
serviced by the hotel once it opens.