The James New York is a relatively new property, the design of which is locally inspired. The hotel boasts of an urban garden and a pool deck on the rooftop. The two-storied glass wall in the Lobby gives a stunning view of the surrounding sculpture garden. The rooms in the hotel have good views of the city and the famous Hudson River.
The guest rooms in this hotel are all non-smoking and have a residential pattern to it. The layout of the rooms is very contemporary and the in-room furniture includes a king/queen bed, private work area, 42-inch flat screen TV and wooden floors. The windows are huge which enables the natural light to pass through which makes the room look very bright. The bathrooms are enclosed in glass and feature a rain shower. The standard amenities of the rooms include night turndown service, slippers, free WiFi, snack bar, iPod stations and Turkish towels.
Deluxe King Guestroom
The Deluxe King Guestrooms are non-smoking and they have the same dimensions as the standard guest rooms. The furnishings of the rooms are similar to the standard rooms. The other amenities include night turndown service, Turkish cotton towels, Sony iPod stations and super-comfortable beds.
Corner Queen Guestroom
These rooms are slightly larger than the previously mentioned rooms. The rooms have wooden floors and have a 37-incg flat screen TV. The rooms are strategically positioned in a corner which enables the inflow of abundant light in the room. The bathrooms have rain showers and heated floors. The standard amenities of this category of rooms include Turkish cotton towels, iPod stations, free WiFi and custom robes.
The Corner Studio rooms large at 35sqm and has an abundance of light that comes naturally through the oversized windows. The amenities in the room have been provided keeping in mind the needs of the modern day discerning travelers. The guests are entitled to classic breakfast from David Burke kitchen which will be served in the rooms on a daily basis, night turndown service, complimentary WiFi and Turkish cotton towels.
One – Bedroom Apartments
The non-smoking, one-bedroom apartments are very spacious and are well-equipped. There is an open living area which has the finest furniture and a 42-inch flat screen TV. The bedroom has a king sized bed with natural and high quality linens. The windows not only allow a lot of natural light but you can also enjoy a good view of the Manhattan from these windows. The guests will simply love the in-room breakfast which is served from the David Burke kitchen.
The 16th floor of the hotel houses the most luxurious accommodation in this property – Penthouse Loft. The bleached Oak flooring of the room adds a touch of elegance to this accommodation. The Penthouse has a dining room, wet bar, master bedroom, a huge living room and a bathroom. There and are good views of the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridge from the comfort of the rooms. The Bathroom has a tub with wonderful views of the city. The Penthouse has been designed in a modern manner by the Dutch designer, Piet Boon.
In order to enjoy this luxurious accommodation, you should make use of the special offer being advertised by the hotel – Penthouse Loft: The First Look. The reservation charges are $5,000 per night and the guests can enjoy a range if amenities and services like
• Private Car Service
• Free pantry of snacks
• Commissioned artwork
• Preloaded iPod
• Nespresso Espresso Machine
• 50min in-room massage
The David Burke kitchen is a result of a partnership between Chef David Burke and The James Hotel. The main focus of the restaurant is on American food. The restaurant has been designed in an exemplary fashion with glass walls in the kitchen. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served daily in this restaurant along with the weekend brunch. The in-room dining menu of this hotel is also a creation of the David Burke kitchen. Breakfast is served from 7 in the morning till 10:00 and the dinner starts from 5:00pm till 11:00pm. The signature dish of this dining place is the Fennel Hay Roast Chicken.
The James Rooftop Bar is known as Jimmy. It has a 360-degree view of the Manhattan skyline and provisions for both indoor and outdoor seating. The main features of the bar are the herringbone floors and brick glazed tile walls. The cocktails in the menu are prepared with syrups and bitters from in-house herbs. The bar opens at 5pm every evening and remains open till 1am. The bar can be used for any special events too but an advance reservation is mandatory.
The James New York offers a number of services for the comfort of the guests. These include 24-hour concierge, daily housekeeping twice a day, video conferencing facilities, laundry, shoeshine service and rooftop open pool.
The business travelers will like the different business services extended by the hotel like lounge with computers, printers and fax machine. The WiFi is free throughout the hotel premises and there is also a dedicated conference services manager.
There is a fully equipped health center in the hotel which is open throughout the day for the guests. It is located on the 17th floor and has a stunning view of the Manhattan. There are state-of-the-art cardio equipments too in the fitness center.
Staying in this hotel with kids is a real easy task. The hotel has collaborated with Paul Frank to make the stay for the children as enjoyable as possible. There is a crib for the young guests of the hotel and Paul Frank blankets are provided for them. There are special food items for the kids in the in-room dining menu. You can also avail of the babysitting services provided by the hotel. If the little ones are in a playful mode, then they can watch animations or use the Play Station to play some games.
The James New York has a number of offers of free nights for the travelers. For example, if you stay for three nights, then you need to pay for only two nights and if you stay for five nights, you pay for three nights. This is a good opportunity to stay longer in New York without having to pay for the extra nights.
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