Just blocks to the Manhattan Cruise Ship Terminal, the Pier 92-94 Convention Center, the Javits Convention Center and Intrepid Air and Space Museum, Ink48, a Kimpton Hotel, makes its home near the hustle and bustle of New York`s business, shopping, music and theater districts, yet provides just the right respite with its location in Midtown West, also known as Hell`s Kitchen. Convenient to Columbus Circle and the AOL Time Warner Building, Ink48 is only a stroll away from such notable landmarks like Central Park South and the American Museum of Natural History. And for other areas of New York City, easy public transportation to destinations like Wall Street and Battery Park is a few minutes` walk. Easy access in and out of Manhattan via the Lincoln Tunnel and West Side Highway make Ink48 an ideal destination. In addition to its great location, Ink48 takes full advantage of the "preservation area" established in the neighborhood. From 43rd to 56th Streets and between 8th and 10th Avenues, no building can be taller than seven stories, guaranteeing that the sweeping views—Manhattan`s Times Square to the east and the beautiful Hudson River views to the west—will remain unobstructed. Located where 11th Avenue meets 48th Street, Ink48 is set in a former printing house. In the spirit of the occupants here who have long made their impression, Ink48 inspires guests to make their own mark in the world. The hotel`s one-of-a-kind urban retreat features open-air gardens, panoramic city and Hudson River views and the kinds of services and amenities that address the multi-faceted moods and desires of the guests. All the rooms offer style engraved with contemporary elegance: Inspired by the idea of an urban loft, each of Ink48`s 222 guestrooms and suites feature signature Manhattan views and the original high ceilings of this great New York building. A color scheme of snow whites, ruby reds and chocolate browns play up the large scale abstract artwork over the beds, while the panoramic views draw you to the giant windows.