new york: the nolitan hotel opening

© the nolitan - a plush lobby with a living room vibe is it tough to pick a cool downtown pad for your next trip to new york city? we don't think so. officially opening its doors on aug 1 is the nolitan, a luxury boutique hotel in - yes indeed - the happening nolita area. the property has an intimate neighbourhood vibe and boasts only 55 rooms in four different categories, all designed to perfection by architecture practice grzywinksi+pons and featuring all the amenities a modern traveler desires, such as a flatscreen plasma television, wireless internet access, and you may even use one of the hotel's laptops if you forgot to bring yours. gourmets get their refined palates pampered at seasonal american restaurant ellabess, headed by acclaimed chef troy unruh. its clever design features two full walls of glass windows, providing natural light throughout the space and an opportunity for dining guests to look out into the bustling neighbourhood. and should there be a reason for a private celebration, there's a space on the top floor aptly called the rooftop. the nolitan goes the extra yard to make you feel right at home, and it has an awesome and unique range of services that reflect that philosophy perfectly. these include complimentary bikes and skateboards, free access to the nearby state-of-the-art equinox gym, and they even have the t.a.i.l.s. program that allows you to bring your pet. now how about that? location: 30 kenmare street [nolita].
© the nolitan - cool room with a cool view