The 271-room Holiday Inn New York-Times Square South, designed by Gene Kaufman Architect and part of the Intercontinental Hotel Group of hotel brands, opened at 585 Eighth Avenue between 38th and 39th Streets. Located in the Midtown Manhattan, the 35-story, 103,100-square-foot hotel was developed by IMDN Holdings.
Guests enter the hotel through a 2,200-square-foot landscaped public plaza with a 33-foot-high green wall and café-style seating, complete with tables and lamps that evoke the area's Garment District history. The 10,000 square feet of bonus floor space created by the public plaza enabled IMDN Holdings to add 25 extra guestrooms to the hotel.
The hotel has views of the city in the double and king-sized rooms; 24-hour business and fitness centers; a 350-square-foot bar/lounge; a function room that accommodates up to 30 people; Internet connectivity; and a full-service, 2,400-square-foot location of Rattle n Hum Craft Beer Bar & Kitchen.
The hotel's interiors were designed by Hotel Depot Services, and the landscape design was by Eberlin & Eberlin.