Once home to John Steinbeck, Thomas Mann and other celebrated writers and artists, The Renwick Hotel, a historic property in the heart of midtown Manhattan, is now open as part of Curio - A Collection by HiltonTM. As the first New York City hotel to join Curio's global set of remarkable upscale properties, The Renwick facilitates travelers' desire for unique discovery and authentic experiences. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161201005249/en/
Hilton's Curio Collection Premieres in New York City with Art-Deco Renwick Hotel (Photo: Business Wire)
Housed in an iconic 1920s brick building, The Renwick Hotel New York City, Curio Collection by Hilton is located just two blocks from Grand Central Station and a short walk to Bryant Park, the New York Public Library and bustling Times Square. Complete with 173 guest rooms and suites, the fully-renovated property takes inspiration from its days as a residence for intellectuals and literati, with unique interiors designed to pay homage to culture and art from the Roaring Twenties. "As one of the world's most vibrant and dynamic cities, New York affords travelers singular moments unlike any other cultural destination in the world," said Mark Nogal, global head, Curio - A Collection by Hilton. "Thus, The Renwick is an ideal hotel for Curio's first foray into Manhattan. Its artful, luxurious design epitomizes our commitment to offering travelers distinctive hand-picked properties, each with its own character and story to tell." Named after acclaimed architect James Renwick Jr. (who designed St. Patrick's Cathedral), the hotel has been completely renovated by renowned New York-based architecture and interior design firm Stonehill & Taylor.