NEW YORK, NY––The Buccini/Pollin Group, Hidrock Properties and Embassy Suites by Hilton celebrated the opening of the 310-room Embassy Suites by Hilton New York Midtown Manhattan with a ribbon cutting, which was officiated by key officials from Embassy Suites by Hilton and development teams. The New York hotel officially opened its doors to the public shortly after New Year’s Day.
Yesterday, guests of the ribbon cutting ceremony enjoyed a celebratory champagne toast at SkyLawn, the hotel’s stunning seasonal outdoor lounge and event space, escorted hotel tours, and innovative, New York-centric refreshments. The 40-story hotel was transformed into an English Garden, with remarkable floral arrangements, rosé tasting stations, a cotton candy machine and a St-Germain cart. Guests took in panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline throughout the event.
Managed by PM Hotel Group, a leading third-party hotel management company, Embassy Suites by Hilton New York Midtown Manhattan is the only Embassy Suites by Hilton in all of Manhattan. The hotel provides business and leisure travelers a refreshing accommodation option when visiting New York City. Only Embassy Suites provides guests with elegant studio suites, many featuring semi-private living areas with full-size sleeper sofa, balconies and city views. All provide complimentary WiFi, large format HDTV, expansive work surface, refrigerator, microwave, and coffeemaker. Luxury bath amenities in a bright, comfortable, guest bathroom make stays that much more special. The smart, contemporary design was developed with local influences, whimsical touches and was inspired by New York City’s pulsating Fashion District. The hotel features jeweled aesthetics, rich textures, vibrant color tones and a unique collection of vintage Barbie dolls and fashion books. Celebrated New York- based designer Campion Platt perfectly captures the essence of the fashion capital of world with his design and décor elements throughout the hotel. A “larger than life” velvet jewel box offers guests a lush seating area for socialization.
Guests can take in The Big Apple with north and south-facing views of the skyline. Of the 310 king studios and king rooms, visitors may choose from several Sky Studios which feature private terraces overlooking midtown Manhattan. In addition to the breathtaking views of the New York City skyline, guests will also enjoy the convenient location. The hotel is a quick walk to Times Square, the Empire State Building and 5th Avenue shopping. Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal are both steps away, making for easy travel through LaGuardia, JFK and Newark airports as well as Amtrak’s NE Corridor.
“We're thrilled to bring the Embassy Suites concept to New York City travelers and residents with an entirely new and energetic, lifestyle twist – it’s the first and only one of its kind in this market,” said Joseph Bojanowski, President, PM Hotel Group. “The Embassy Suites in Midtown is the primary accessory the Garment District has been missing.”
The hotel offers several food and beverage options, including:
• SkyLawn Bar & Social is a large, well-landscaped exterior space with open-air seating featuring hand-crafted cocktails and an American Fare menu with a unique twist to satisfy the most discerning palates. Guests can enjoy spirited refreshments curated by Allen Katz, one of the nation’s leading experts on distilled spirits. Signature cocktails include Dorothy's Ruby Red, made with Dorothy Parker NY Gin, Makers Mark Bourbon, Lemon, Simple Syrup & Grenadine; the Perfect Cut, made with Casa Noble Crystal Tequila, Lemon, Combier, Apricot and Orange Bitters and The Thief's Mojito, made with Bacardi 8 Year Rum, Lime, Mint, Angostura Bitters and Ruffino Prosecco.
• The Heist Bar & Lounge serves Italian fare and chef-led concepts through lunch and dinner. In a playful tribute to the greatest jewel heists in history, the menus are designed for guests to learn and discover throughout their dining experience. The beverage menu features a series of cocktails, each named after an infamous heist with a short description of the historic caper. Mixologist Allen Katz of New York Distilling Company curated the cocktail menu, which is complemented by a selection of local craft beer and international wine selections. The Heist Burger with all the “Crown Jewels” is expected to be a crowd favorite.
• The Embassy Lounge serves complimentary, made-to-order breakfast favorites daily.
SkyLawn can host events for more than 200 people in a dramatic outdoor setting. The Empire room is a 900-square-foot meeting space with natural lighting and views of SkyLawn. The hotel's boardroom, atrium and event spaces are flexible and can accommodate intimate get-togethers or events for up to 150 people.
Donations for the non-profit organizations Dress for Success and Food Bank for NYC were accepted throughout the night. Through these partnerships, the hotel will maintain an ongoing food donor program for Food Bank for NYC and staff-led group volunteer activities with Dress for Success, which includes a wide array of volunteer activities to assist the various continuum of services the organization offers clients, inclusive of but not limited to, workforce development, personal styling and sorting donations.
The Embassy Suites by Hilton New York Midtown Manhattan is located at 60 West 37th Street, New York, New York