Le Meridien Istanbul Etiler Opens

Le Meridien, the design-focused brand under Starwood Hotels & Resorts, has opened its first property in Turkey located in one of Istanbul’s most exclusive neighbourhoods overlooking the Bosphorus Strait. The Le Meridien Istanbul Etiler is housed within a distinct 3-tiered, 34-storey building designed by award-winning Turkish architect Emre Arolat that gradually becomes transparent as it rises towards the sky. The … Continue reading

Now Open: Aloft Bangkok – Sukhumvit 11

Starwood Hotels & Resorts has opened the first Aloft-branded hotel in Thailand. The new Aloft Bangkok -Sukhumvit 11 brings the brand’s stylish urban design, tech-savvy features and social atmosphere to the epicenter of Bangkok thriving Sukhumvit entertainment district, with easy access to the Nana BTS skytrain station.   The 296 guestrooms and suites feature loft-like decor … Continue reading

The Nolitan Opens For Business

New York’s highly-anticipated boutique hotel The Nolitan officially opened yesterday, welcoming its first paying guests after a lengthy development process. Located on the corner of Kenmare and Elizabeth Streets in Manhattan, the 55-room property was designed by local consultancy Grzywinski+Pons, which created an authentic neighbourhood atmosphere integrating the hotel with its surroundings.   8 different accommodation types … Continue reading

Aloft Reaches 50 Hotels With Brooklyn Opening

Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ select service Aloft brand marked a milestone yesterday with the opening of the new Aloft New York Brooklyn, its 50th hotel worldwide. Occupying a prime location in the heart of downtown Brooklyn, the 176-room property is minutes from the world-renowned Brooklyn Academy of Music, the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, as well as dining, entertainment … Continue reading

Starwood’s Aloft Opens In Harlem

New York City is no stranger to hotel openings, but these largely take place outside of the neighbourhood of Harlem. The opening of Starwood’s 124-room Aloft Harlem is therefore a welcome addition and highly-anticipated by locals and visitors alike. Part of a 12-storey mixed-use development, the hotel is situated steps from the legendary Apollo Theater, Columbia University and 125th … Continue reading