Inspired by its vibrant Manhattan setting and boutique hotel hospitality, The Muse Hotel, a Kimpton Hotel, offers comfort with creativity, service with style and function with form. Just outside your door, all of Manhattan awaits. The Muse Hotel New York is within easy walking distance to the best of Midtown New York, including Times Square, Broadway, the Empire State Building, Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center and Fifth Avenue shopping. Fresh from a multi-million dollar renovation, the hotel inspires with a chic, timeless design and stunning elements, like the lobby’s dual-sided “fireplace” and the dreamlike forest of trees. The hotel offers travelers a welcome haven, a fashionable NYC boutique hotel with 200 uniquely styled guestrooms and suites that are sinfully spacious by New York City standards.
Features and Amenities
This boutique hotel’s 181 guestrooms and 19 hotel suites are expansive and uniquely styled, featuring the latest in technology and commissioned works of art, making for an inspired New York hotel stay. As described by Frommer’s New York City, “in keeping with the hotel’s emphasis on ‘anticipatory service,’ everything is designed with comfort and functionality in mind.” Guests enjoy soothing ambiance and luxury amenities, including high-speed wired and wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, iHome stereos with iPod/MP3 docking station, complimentary morning newspapers, balconies with city views in select guestrooms, esssential travel items, lighted make-up mirrors, a Mind. Body. Spa/ program that features in-room spa services as well as yoga, Pilates and core strengthening in-room exercise programs, in-room dining, Etro spa-inspired luxury bath amenities, Frette linens, Kimpton Dynasty Plush Pillowtop mattresses, goose down feather beds and pillows, plush towels, plus animal print robes for adults and children (hypoallergenic bedding also available).
Guests also enjoy complimentary morning coffee and tea, hair dryers, irons and ironing boards, 37” or 42” LCD HDTVs with over 150 channels, including HBO, Showtime, and On Demand movies, fully stocked honor bars with Schott Zwiesel glassware, in-room safes large enough to fit laptops, and more. The hotel is both eco-friendly and pet friendly, and offers a 24-hour complimentary on-site fitness center with state of the art machines, weights and personal trainers available. There’s also a business center and meeting/event facilities on site.
NIOS, adjacent to The Muse Hotel near Broadway, is a uniquely New York spot. The creative, vibrant energy of the surrounding Theater District is distilled into a welcoming alchemy of casual sophistication. Whether stopping by for a quick pre- or post-theater bite, lingering over a mouthwatering meal or celebrating a special occasion in the private dining area, NIOS fills you with pleasure.
Seasonal, ingredient-driven small and large plates are perfectly complemented by a remarkable wine list and cocktails that celebrate the eclectic, vibrant energy of the neighborhood. Master Sommelier Emily Wines has created a wine collection for NIOS like no other in the city. Her broad and diverse list includes half and full bottles, wines by the glass and whimsical, informative flights. Equally inspired, Master Mixologist Jacques Bezuidenhout has developed innovative cocktails that incorporate fresh ingredients and premium spirits. Of course, NIOS bartenders shake a perfect classic, too.
Just steps from the energy of Times Square, The Muse Hotel New York pampers you in style – a true sanctuary in the center of Manhattan. This famous NYC neighborhood is one of the most instantly recognizable sights in the world, and gives you ready access to everything the Big Apple has to offer. Spectacular digital advertisements and all variety of illuminated signs help create an intensely modern urban experience. Flagship branded stores, souvenir shops, street vendors and more beckon. The Toys “R” Us, Hershey’s Times Square,M&M’s World, MTV Store and American Eagle Outfitters are just the tip of the iceberg. It’s all here.
Called “the Crossroads of the World,” the junction at Broadway and 42nd Street is the epicenter of Times Square. This very Manhattan spot began gaining its reputation as the entertainment capital of America in the early 1900s. Celebrities such as Fred Astaire, Charlie Chaplin and Irving Berlin made waves here, and Times Square housed some of the city’s finest theaters.
Once a victim of urban decay, 42nd Street and its historic theaters, such as the Shubert Theatre, are being revived and the area is reinvigorated. Entertainment and performances like Jersey Boys, The Phantom of the Opera and Wicked are just a few of the exciting theater, dance and musical works performed regularly. The area also boasts the major network television studios, where you can join the audiences of Good Morning America, Saturday Night Live, the Late Show with David Letterman and The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. Since 1907, the New Year’s Eve ball drop has attracted celebrants from around the world to Times Square. But whatever the time of year, this is an exciting place to visit and The Muse Hotel New York makes your stay all the more memorable.