This Japanese-owned boutique hotel, located in Manhattan’s historic Murray Hill district, near the Empire State Building and other world-renowned attractions, blends traditional Asian hospitality and contemporary convenience. While at the hotel, guests enjoy award-winning Kaiseki cuisine at Hakubai, marvel at museum-quality artwork in public areas and guest rooms (including works by Paul Jenkins, Red Grooms, Ed Baynard, Joel Greenberg and Henri Silberman), and bop to the beat of nightly world-class jazz entertainment in JAZZ at KITANO. Guests can shop for the perfect keepsake at Azzurini Fine Art, located in the hotel lobby. If a meeting or event is on the agenda, the hotel features several state-of-the-art meeting rooms and other event venues.
When it comes to slumber, guest rooms and suites feature custom-designed mahogany and cherry furnishings; down comforters and pillows; pillow-top mattresses; double-paned, soundproof windows; flat-screen plasma TVs; high-speed Internet access; minibars; and views of historic Murray Hill, Grand Central Terminal, the Empire State Building, and other New York City landmarks.