“When I’m in New York, my ideal choice for a quiet and serene retreat within the heart of the city is The Kitano New York. The service is impeccable and the hotel offers the luxury and comfort that makes a stay not just enjoyable, but memorable,” Maria Sharapova.
It’s no wonder why tennis pro Maria Sharapova is drawn to The Kitano New York in Midtown Manhattan – with 149 luxurious guestrooms, including 5 Executive Suites, 3 Townhouse Suites and 10 Junior Suites, the room options seem endless. All Executive Suites are individually appointed, with each one boasting a different personality.
Each of the guestrooms at The Kitano New York has been individually tailored with custom-designed mahogany and cherry furnishings, down comforters and pillows and luxurious pillow-top mattresses, boasting spectacular views of historic Murray Hill, Grand Central and the Empire State Building.
Featured throughout the rooms, guests will find all the accouterments of a world-class hotel including exquisite artwork, double-paned windows, minibars, flat-screen plasma televisions, personal safes, and computers/fax capabilities. The spacious and elegant bathrooms in each guestroom feature marble floors, heated towel racks and special amenities, including Gilchrist & Soames products.
Located on floors 3 through 16, these spacious corner rooms offer 413 square feet of space with abundant natural light. Each room offers one king bed or two separate full-sized beds, a sitting area with loveseat, armchair and coffee table, and full marble bathrooms with combination tub/shower. King Premier rooms offer views of Park Avenue, while Double Premier rooms offer views of the Empire State Building and East 38th Street.
Located on the 17th floor, The Kitano New York features Manhattan’s only authentic Japanese Tatami Suite, offering 805 square feet of space to relax and entertain. This one-bedroom suite provides the authentic experience of Japanese class and hospitality with two twin beds or futon, all-natural wood floors, shoji paper screens, and Tatami mats. Views of Park Avenue framed through soundproof windows further enhance the tranquil atmosphere.
Hakubai Japanese Restaurant
You don’t have to fly to Japan to enjoy the finest in Japanese cuisine. The unique Kaiseki cuisine of the Hakubai Japanese Restaurant has been described by the New York Times as “rarefied” and “excellent.” Kaiseki is a distinctive and delicate cuisine with roots in Zen Buddhism and the traditional Japanese tea ceremony. The multi-course dinner is served on an exquisite array of porcelain, pottery and lacquer dishware at carefully timed intervals.
Located on the Mezzanine level overlooking the lobby, the Bar Lounge seats 70 people and serves light fare and a full selection of cocktails, including rare malt Whiskeys, Champagne and Sake. Menu selections are available from The Garden Café and Hakubai Restaurant. From Wednesday to Saturday, the Bar Lounge offers some of the finest live jazz in one of the city’s most intimate venues.
The Boutique at the Kitano New York
Located just off the lobby entrance is an intimate space filled with creative and unique gift items for every occasion. The boutique features a wide range of merchandise that includes fine writing pens, fashion accessories, kitchen utensils, and accents for the home.