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Conrad New York opens its doors

Conrad New York opens its doors

Conrad New York has opened its doors to savvy travellers, discerning business clientele and Manhattanites seeking fresh, engaging hospitality and a stylish setting in New York City’s vibrant Battery Park City neighbourhood.

Rising 16 stories along the Hudson River waterfront, the 463 all-suite luxury hotel is the first New York address from Conrad Hotels & Resorts, the global luxury brand of Hilton Worldwide.

“With the opening of the Conrad New York, Conrad Hotels & Resorts is entering the most exciting period in its history, as plans move forward to double the size of our portfolio over the next few years,” stated John Vanderslice, global head, luxury and lifestyle brands, Hilton Worldwide.

“Conrad New York will afford the brand the opportunity to provide its signature world of style, service and connections in the heart of America’s most dynamic city.”

Conrad New York is working with several notable partners, including architects Monica Ponce de Leon, Marianne McKenna of Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg, and Kohn Pedersen Fox, designers Jill Greaves and Peter Remedios, Herve Descottes of lighting design firm L’Observatoire, landscape architect Ken Smith, engineering firm Flack and Kurtz, catering by Danny Meyer’s Union Square Events, and an art collection curated by the Public Art Fund and Elizabeth Gould Vales.

Art Gallery ArrivalGuests are welcomed into a soaring, sunlit, 15-story atrium highlighted by a dramatic blue and purple Sol LeWitt painting rising 13 floors above the registration desk.