NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Experience true New York City elegance and luxury while staying at the newly renovated Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East, offering rooms that are 40 percent larger than most NYC hotels. Customized for this Midtown New York hotel, the renovations will help guests feel like they are part of the Big Apple.
Leo A Daly designers created a relaxed atmosphere throughout the hotel that features lively pops of art and color to bring the culture of New York's Midtown East neighborhoods indoors. Renovations on the first floor of the Midtown East hotel include an updated lobby featuring a stylish, customized front desk surrounded by unique artwork, including a mural that highlights the neighborhoods of Midtown East. A floral wall depicting aerial views of Central Park is also a must-see for anyone visiting New York.
While walking through the corridor to the elevators, visitors will see framed photographs depicting works of art that can be seen throughout the neighborhoods in Manhattan. Vacationers with a sweet tooth, or those in need of a snack, will love The Market, a 24-hour shop on the first floor that offers various sundries and drinks.
The 12th floor was also transformed during the renovation, adding The Bistro – Eat. Drink. Connect. and upgrading the lounge area. Hungry visitors can go to The Bistro for breakfast and grab food to go or choose a full-service breakfast. Menu favorites include thick-cut french toast, the Morning Scramble or Daybreak fried eggs and the Healthy Start egg whites, roast turkey, spinach and havarti cheese on an English muffin. The casual eatery also features Starbucks coffee. Guests just looking for a place to visit with friends or get work done can utilize the lounge area. Comfortable furniture in the relaxed environment provides a nice backdrop for catching up.
For guests with business needs, the lounge area also provides complimentary high-speed, wireless Internet access and a library enabling easy computer and printer availability. Media pods provide just the right amount of comfort, privacy and productivity with free wireless, high-speed Internet access, plenty of power outlets and flat-screen TVs with personal remote controls.
A state-of-the-art fitness center was also part of the recent renovations at the Courtyard New York Manhattan Midtown East. Open 24 hours a day, the health club contains Life Fitness cardiovascular equipment, free weights and full mirrors for guests wishing to keep up their fitness routines away from home.
The 14th floor is where the guest rooms start. Higher floor rooms feature spectacular views of the NYC skyline and East River. After a full day and exciting night in the city that never sleeps, guests can return to rooms that are 40 percent larger than most hotels in Midtown New York and relax in luxury. Each remodeled room averages 340 square feet to 425 square feet, so visitors have plenty of space to spread in style and comfort. Suites feature 745 square feet of sophisticated peacefulness. All rooms boast thick mattresses topped with crisp linens, custom comforters and plenty of fluffy pillows.
This Courtyard Manhattan is conveniently located near LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports, making traveling to New York City less of a hassle. Guests of the Midtown East hotel are within walking distance of some of the city's most famous and historic attractions. Travelers can easily tour Times Square, go ice skating at Rockefeller Center, visit Grand Central Station and the United Nations, take a walk through Central Park, go backstage at Radio City Music Hall, ride to the top of the Empire State Building and do a little shopping on nearby Fifth Avenue. Visitors also can catch "Annie," "The Book of Mormon," "The Lion King," "Wicked" and other shows in Broadway's Theatre District, just a short distance from the hotel.
About the Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East
The Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East at 866 Third Ave. in New York, NY, is conveniently located near LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International airports. The hotel boasts 317 rooms and four suites on 18 floors as well as a meeting room with 420 square feet of flexible space. The hotel in Midtown New York is close to some of the city's most famous attractions including Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Broadway, Central Park and Fifth Avenue. Recent renovations have updated the first and 12th floor lobbies, added The Bistro and refreshed the meeting space and state-of-the-art health club. For information, visit www.marriott.com/NYCME, call 1-212-644-1300 and add the hotel to a circle on Google Plus.
About Courtyard by Marriott
Courtyard by Marriott offers a refreshing environment that helps guests stay connected, productive and balanced. Intuitive services and design accommodate guests' needs for choice and control. With more than 860 locations in 30 countries, Courtyard is Marriott's largest brand. All Courtyard by Marriott hotels participate in the award-winning Marriott Rewards frequent travel program that allows members to earn hotel points or airline miles for every dollar spent during each stay. For reservations, go to www.courtyard.com or contact a travel professional.
Media Contact: Ronie Nosner, Courtyard New York Manhattan/Midtown East, 1-703-407-2960, Ronie.Nosner@marriott.com
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