Hilton announced that ONE UN New York will join the Hilton network as Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza on Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, as Hilton Hotels & Resorts' seventh local property.
The landmark hotel, situated alongside the United Nations headquarters, has long welcomed both leisure and business travelers, and the world's most esteemed leaders, diplomats and heads of state.
The iconic property recently completed a $68 million phased renovation that began in 2012, which preserved the distinctive architecture and layout of the original Kevin Roche-designed building, while upgrading the hotel's 439 guest rooms and suites, meetings and event spaces, public areas and restaurant.
"At Hilton, we are always looking to be in the heart of the world's top destinations that matter most to our guests and Hilton Honors members, and no city embodies this more than New York," said David Marr, senior vice president and global head, full service brands, Hilton. "The addition of Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza brings our signature hospitality to the east side of Manhattan, and we look forward to providing [experiences]."
Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza offers panoramic views across the Manhattan skyline to one side, with sweeping views of the East River to the other. Nearby attractions include Grand Central Terminal, Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue, Times Square and the Broadway Theatre district.
Guest and locals alike can enjoy a variety of dining options on-property including:
- Ambassador Grill: a modern, all-day dining destination, which offers fresh, globally-inspired fare including classic dishes and all-time favorites.
- Ambassador Lounge: set within the hotel's signature restaurant, the lounge features an extensive menu of wine, beer and spirits for guests looking to unwind.
- un café: perfect for the guest on the go, this venue serves freshly-brewed coffee complemented by a wide selection of pastries, salads and sandwiches.
With approximately 7,500 square feet of meeting space, Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza is an ideal venue for meetings and events. The hotel offers six adaptable meeting, function and exhibit spaces with natural light and panoramic views of New York City, including the hotel's ballroom, which can accommodate up to 300 guests. Each event space comes with dedicated audio-visual and production support.
The hotel also has a specialized catering and events team on hand to provide expert advice.
"We are very pleased that our unique property located on the grounds of the United Nations headquarters will be managed by Hilton as Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza," said Mr. Kwek Leng Beng, chairman of Millennium & Copthorne, Plc. "With the availability of premier accommodation and event space in midtown Manhattan, Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza will be an ideal choice for many of the Hilton [guests]."
Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza is located at One United Nations Plaza and is situated 10 miles from La Guardia Airport, 15 miles from John F. Kennedy Airport and subway access is a 10 minute walk away.