Good news for the New York hotel scene: Extell Development Co. will construct the new 54-story Hyatt Times Square in New York City, slated for completion in 2013. An affiliate of Hyatt Hotels Corp. has signed a long-term agreement to manage the property. This follows the recent news that Marriott is currently building the city’s tallest hotel.
Standing at 550 feet high, the four-star Hyatt Times Square will offer 487 luxurious guestrooms, including 26 deluxe rooms and 49 suites. Amenities will include a lobby bar, three-meal restaurant, rooftop terrace, Sky-lounge and meeting space with an oversized adjacent terrace. Other services will include a six-treatment room Hyatt Spa and signature StayFit@Hyatt fitness center.
Located at West 45th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue—the heart of the city’s theater district—the hotel will feature an innovative exterior design by renowned architectural firm SLCE and interior spaces by SPaN of New York.