This is the first straight-friendly boutique urban resort serving mid to upscale domestic and international clientele. Built in 2011 and renovated in 2012, the air-conditioned resort offers 105 chic contemporary minimalist rooms. It has unique public spaces that include the XL Nightclub, a ultra-chic 14,000 square feet lounge, cabaret and dance club and unique outside courtyards for weddings, cocktail parties and brainstorming sessions. Guests are welcomed in the lobby, which offers a 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-out service, as well as a hotel safe. There is a TV lounge, café and a restaurant, and guests will appreciate the conference facilities and wireless Internet access. Guests can also take advantage of the room and laundry services. Those arriving by car may leave their vehicles in the hotel car park.
The property is located at the epicentre of gay life - Hell's Kitchen, steps from Times Square and Chelsea on 510 W 42nd Street. It is only a short walk away from the Empire State Building, The Circle Line and Rockefeller Center. John F Kennedy International Airport is approximately 17 km from the hotel and La Guardia Airport is around 10 km away.
A king or queen-size bed with courtyard or city view, Internet access, a 40-inch flat-screen TV and an mp3 docking station are to be found in the guest rooms. The full-size bunk bed-style bed comes with a personal TV mounted on the wall (earphones included) for each bed. The shower, toilet and sink are all separate. The rooms also come equipped with a direct dial telephone, a radio, hifi, safe, minibar, ironing set and tea and coffee making facilities as standard. Further standard features of accommodation units include individually regulated air conditioning and heating and a balcony/terrace.
The spa is now open which features cabanas, massage and treatment rooms, an aroma steam room, sauna and hot tubs with a 24-hour gym facility. Guests can also relax on the sun terrace.
Breakfast is served each morning at the hotel. Lunch and dinner can be selected from a set menu.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at the hotel.
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Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed