NEW YORK

Ibis Styles, an economy brand from AccorHotels, announced its debut in the United States with the opening of ibis Styles New York LaGuardia Airport. It will serve as the brand’s flagship hotel in the U.S.

Located at the former site of the LaGuardia Airport Hotel, the property has undergone a major renovation to cater to leisure and business travelers that plays off the culture of the city.

"As the AccorHotels portfolio grows in North America, I am very proud to announce the first ibis Styles hotel in the United States," said Kevin Frid, COO, North & Central America, AccorHotels. "ibis Styles has already seen much success in Europe and South America, and we anticipate [the same in New York].”

Located just across Grand Central Parkway from LaGuardia Airport, the singular design of the 93-room hotel is inspired by the New York City Subway. Design details include in-wall lobby seating and artwork that takes cues from the colorful emblems, stations and route maps found throughout the underground.

Guest rooms were inspired by different subway lines—green, yellow, red, blue—with furniture suited to today's lifestyles, a desk area for work. walls decorated with subway maps, and the brand signature bed.

The hotel similarly serves up authentic street-inspired snacks at the Metrocard Lounge.