There is no denying the aura of the hustle-bustle of New York City. Be it a morning run in Central Park or simply a quick stop at Starbucks for a cup of Americano to kick-start the day, if you’re someone who loves a fast-paced life, you’ll almost always find solace in the city. The Upper East Side is honed as the most elite spot in town and the 2000’s favourite TV show Gossip Girl made it a famed spot. However, if you always desired and wondered what life on the Upper East Side in Manhattan looks like, we have some great news for you. Luxury hotel chain Aman has finally opened doors to their newest address Aman New York City.
Transforming the 100-year-old Crown Building that was formerly the first home of the Museum of Modern Art, the iconic building has undergone a monumental transformation. Today, it stands tall as the epitome of luxury. Aman New York celebrates the brands ethos of creating luxury spaces that are beyond the common notions whilst paying homage to the building’s striking architecture and significant history.
Located in the heart of downtown Manhattan at 57th and Fifth Avenue, Aman New York also joins Amangani in Wyoming and Amangiri in Utah as the brand’s third destination in the United States.
Housing a total of 83 suites, said to be among New York’s largest suites. The suites are spread over 815-sq. ft. and are priced from $3,200 and upwards. Each suite also offers a functioning fireplace, a heated bathroom floor, and either a steam or rain shower. In a further nod to the brand’s roots, each suite also features a large-scale art mural inspired by the 15th-century masterpiece Pine Trees (Shōrin-zu byōbu) by Hasegawa Tōhaku. These are one of Japan’s most celebrated works, owned by the Tokyo National Museum and designated as a National Treasure in 1952, making them add to the extravagance and luxury.
However, the rooms constitute only six floors of the building. The hotel also has 2014, 22 urban residences, including a five-storey penthouse, a three-storey holistic wellbeing spa with a tranquil indoor swimming pool,10 treatment rooms, cryotherapy chambers, and fitness facilities including the latest technologies of assessment sciences.
Finally, the hotel satiates your taste buds to perfection. Indulge in refined tastes and memorable nights from the Jazz Club to the year-round Garden Terrace, Arva, the convivial Italian restaurant and Nama an interpretation of Japan’s washoku dining tradition.
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