New York Introduces Three New Hotels, More Eastern Openings

September 28, 2022
Hotel Indigo Flushing Exterior


AC Hotel Bethesda Guest Room
AC Hotel Bethesda Guest Room

AC Hotels by Marriott recently opened the doors to its newest hotel, AC Hotel Bethesda Downtown, near the nation’s capital. The 18-story hotel brings 220 guest rooms to the area, as well as 11,000 square feet of activated shared space and a signature restaurant.

AC Hotel Bethesda Downtown offers 3,500 square feet of flexible, top-floor meeting space featuring an outdoor terrace overlooking cities including Silver Spring, Maryland; Tysons Corner and Arlington, Virginia; and downtown Washington, D.C. The hotel also has six event rooms, the largest of which can host up to 94 guests.

Guests also have access to a 5,000-square-foot fitness center complete with a full range of weights, cardio equipment and a yoga studio, as well as Corella Café & Lounge, featuring 23-foot ceilings, an abundance of natural light and locally roasted coffee.

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New York

In early September, Thompson Central Park New York began welcoming guests to the Upper Stories, a collection of 174 guest rooms and suites located on floors 26 through 33 of the hotel with views overlooking Central Park and Manhattan.

Hotel Indigo Flushing Balcony
Hotel Indigo Flushing Balcony

Thompson Central Park New York offers 587 total sleeping rooms, and a new third floor meeting space capable of being divided into smaller rooms. The hotel’s largest event space measures 1,653 square feet, and Thompson Central Park New York offers catering options for groups.

Located minutes away from busy Flushing Main Street in Queens is Hotel Indigo Flushing, an IHG Hotel. The 150-room property allows guests to bring pets and features an onsite fitness center and Botanica, a restaurant on the hotel’s third floor open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Hotel Indigo Flushing, an IHG hotel offers 626 square feet of unique meeting space, with sweeping views of the New York City skyline, as well as a private outdoor terrace also available for rental. The hotel’s largest room can fit up to 40 guests.

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Earlier this summer, Joinery Hotel Pittsburgh, Curio Collection by Hilton, welcomed guests with open doors in the Downtown Pittsburgh’s Triangle neighborhood. The hotel, housed in a historic structure, re-imagined 185 rooms through a contemporary lens for a compact and cozy experience.

Joinery Hotel Terrace
Joinery Hotel Terrace

The historic property offers 800 square feet of versatile meeting space, as well as a dedicated events team to help with planning. Joinery Hotel Pittsburgh also offers a 10th-floor rooftop terrace with stationary binoculars for close-up views of Mt. Washington Incline and the Monongahela River, as well as panoramic views of the city itself. 

Guests can also enjoy relaxing with a record, sipping craft beer in the hotel’s library or experience a community art collection showcasing local talent.


Keeping it Kimpton

New York City’s high-end boutique hotel, Kimpton Hotel Eventi, announced a multimillion-dollar refurbishment to its 292 guest rooms and suites, featuring reimagined interiors evoking the ambiance of Manhattan’s NoMad and Chelsea neighborhoods while offering a tranquil feeling of home.
Each guest room and suite has been transformed to encompass an “understated expression” of the energy of

Kimpton Hotel Eventi Suite
Kimpton Hotel Eventi Suite

New York City while providing each guest an escape from the hustle and bustle of life outside the hotel’s front doors. Rooms range between 275 and 1,685 square feet and feature upgraded in-room entertainment systems, floor-to-ceiling windows and city views of the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden and the High Line Park. 

Kimpton Hotel Eventi offers more than 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space, including flexible indoor event rooms, two outdoor terraces and two hospitality suites. The hotel’s 4,000-square-foot ballroom features 16-foot ceilings, while other amenities include a 30-foot outdoor multimedia art screen and completely renovated first floor living room lobby and restaurant. 

The hotel also offers a Business Bar, for guests to borrow an iPad, Bluetooth speaker and other must-have electronics they may have forgotten at home, and catering options are available.

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