The hotel has established itself as one of New York city's most alluring and chic hotels. (0506/CH) The hotel is located just off of Fifth Avenue, on West 56th Street, in one of New York's most exciting upscale retail and fashion districts and significantly close to the uptown galleries and cultural highlights of New York. The hotel's ultra-modern guestrooms combine the industrial feel of an artist's loft with the luxuriousness of traditional fabrics; it feels like a wealthy art collector's Manhattan townhouse. Over 500 original artworks from the brightest up-and-coming artists are installed throughout the guestrooms, all part of a permanent collection. Rooms also feature platform beds covered in the finest of linens and cashmere throws. Felt ottomans in modern earth tones are set on Tibetan and Turkish rugs over walnut floors. Modern 14-story building. The hotel has a critically-acclaimed three-star restaurant located on site serving contemporary cuisine. The space is separated into an intimate balcony with low tables and settees, perfect for conversation. The main dining area has soaring 24-foot high ceilings, theatrical lighting, back lit screens, decorative crystal strands and mirrors. A two-story fireplace dominates the hotel lobby, accentuated with leather covered columns and a large ebony and parchment reception desk. Alpaca sofas, oversized wooden and steel doors and distressed plaster walls instill an urban, yet relaxing atmosphere.