NEW YORK and MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Hotels & Resorts has opened a property in Brooklyn, NY, in a building formerly housing a rope factory, it was announced Dec. 1.
Located in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill in a 19-storey mixed-use commercial, retail and condominium development, Hilton Brooklyn New York offers 196 guestrooms and suites.
Paying tribute to the area, and the building’s history, are interiors, created by architecture and interior design firm Stonehill & Taylor, that include carpeting patterned with rope imagery running the full length of corridors, and murals of vintage neighborhood maps lining the walls.
The property features 2,300 square feet of dedicated function space that can accommodate up to 140 attendees. Round-the-clock amenities include a 24-hour fitness centre, a business centre, grab-and-go pantry and concierge service.
Helming the signature food and beverage component is chef Rob Newton, whose onsite restaurant, Black Walnut, his fourth in Brooklyn, dishes up interpretations of Southern cuisine filtered through a global lens.
In addition, the hotel is close to attractions including Barclays Center, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Brooklyn Museum and Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and is near 12 subway lines, providing access to Manhattan.
Hilton Brooklyn New York is owned by Flank and managed by Urgo Hotels & Resorts, a Bethesda, Md.-based company that develops, owns and/or operates 34 hotels and resorts in major markets and resorts in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. The company develops, builds and operates for its own account, and provides third-party management and asset management services.
Stonehill & Taylor is a hospitality-focused architecture and interior design firm, based in New York City. The firm’s high-profile portfolio ranges from interior design and renovation, to new building construction, adaptive reuse and historic preservation projects, including Ace Hotel New York, The St. Regis New York, The Camby Hotel, The Asbury Hotel, InterContinental Barclay, The Bryant, The Whitby, and Paramount Hotel’s Diamond Horseshoe.