Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, of which Virgin Hotels is a subsidiary, has opened a brand-new hotel in the heart of New York City. This hotel marks the company’s entry into the New York market, its sixth in the USA, and its seventh in the world.
Ahead of schedule, the doors to the New York City location of Virgin Hotels opened. A press release reveals that the hotel will officially open in the spring of 2023, but guests can already take advantage of the convenient location and modern amenities.
The hotel, which can be found at 1227 Broadway in the middle of the NoMad district, takes up an entire city block, noted Travel Off Path. A dynamic and modern aesthetic permeates its 460 guestrooms, suites, and penthouses throughout 39 floors, which also house a variety of entertainment venues, an outdoor pool club, several dining options, and a co-working area.
The Virgin Group’s cruise ships, airlines, and hotels all provide upscale amenities and personalized service. The new hotel boasts a variety of distinctive services and facilities that will also impress their clientele and echoes some good memories for those who spent their childhoods frequenting the Virgin Megastore, a former city landmark.
“We’ve wanted to open a hotel in New York City since Virgin Atlantic first flew here in 1984. We have had so many milestones in this city, from opening America’s biggest record store to driving a tank through Times Square to lighting up the Empire State Building,” Sir Richard Branson, Founder of the Virgin Group said. “I’m looking forward to even more adventures in the city and having a place to call home at the end of the day. I’m so