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The Kitano New York

The Kitano New York, USA

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With a smart appearance, this Japanese influenced property has a good range of stylish lounge and dining facilities making it equally popular with business and leisure travellers. Although close to the commercial area, many of Manhattans attractions are easily reached either on foot or by metro. It overlooks the double carriageway of the avenue, along which an attractive landscaped garden runs along the centre.

Exterior

18-storey red brick building. The first 3 levels have a white frontage. A large portico extends across the wide pavement.

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Close to 38th Street

Property type: Hotel

Balcony/Terrace: None

Storeys: 18

Built Year: 1995

Exterior: Block

Interior

The concierge manned doors open onto a spacious 2-tier wooden floored and wall panelled lobby attractively laid out with clusters of soft seating and feature sculptures. The reception counter is to one side with, behind a glass partition wall at the rear, a stylish restaurant adorned with Japanese inspired art and further sculptures. The Kitano in New York has a  sweeping staircase to the side of the elevators leads up to the mezzanine level, which has a series of meeting rooms and a carpeted piano bar overlooking the Avenue. The down stairway leads to a full Japanese restaurant with the traditional separate panelled dining areas.

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Stylish hotel throughout

Rooms: 157

Grounds

There are no grounds.

Location

Area Type: Located on the corner of 38th Street at Park Avenue in Midtown East, this is a predominantly residential area with a few neighbouring hotels and concierge towers. The nearest metro is Grand Central Station, 15 minutes to the N. Times Square can be reached with 20 minutes walk W and the Empire State Building the same distance south. Although there are few restaurants, bars or shops on this particular stretch of the avenue, there is a wide choice in the neighbouring streets.

Facilities

  • Bars
    • Main Bar
  • Eating
    • A la carte restaurant
    • All-buffet restaurant
  • Public facilities
    • Internet terminal(s)
    • WiFi Access
  • In-room facilities
    • Air conditioning
    • Hairdryer
    • Minibar/fridge
    • Room(s) for disabled are on offer at The Kitano
    • Safes
    • TV (English language)