Crescent opens the DoubleTree New York Times Square West

(The property is home to the Magnolia Restaurant and Lovage Rooftop Lounge, and is located steps from New York’s Broadway Theater District.)

Crescent Hotels & Resorts opened the DoubleTree by Hilton New York Times Square West. The property is home to the Magnolia Restaurant and Lovage Rooftop Lounge, and is located steps from New York’s Broadway Theater District. The hotel is set to officially open Jan. 17th, 2017.

The newly constructed, 37-floor, 612-room DoubleTree hotel is located on 40th Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue, in the southwest corner of Times Square. The hotel’s guestrooms offer views of Times Square, the Hudson River, the Freedom Tower and the Empire State Building. Each guestroom has a 40-inch HDTV, premium cable, coffee maker, a workspace and blackout curtains. Upgrades are available for a higher floor, prime city views, satellite TV and a walk-in shower.

“We’re extremely excited to debut the DoubleTree New York Times Square West as the newest addition to Crescent’s NYC portfolio” said Michael George, CEO of Crescent Hotels & Resorts. “Crescent’s extensive experience in New York City, along with our history of exceptional service as a major Hilton manager will maximize the potential of this great hotel.”

Magnolia Restaurant, the hotel’s onsite restaurant located on the ground floor, offers American bistro fare and is helmed by executive chef Brian Pancir. Hotel guests and diners alike will have access to Pancir’s New American, seafood heavy, seasonally-focused menus. Magnolia offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as a late night menu.

Lovage, the hotel’s rooftop lounge, is heated and glass-enclosed so that guests can enjoy its unobstructed views year-round. Lovage offers a specialty cocktail menu, appetizers and light bites and top-shelf bottle service.  

“We are excited to become a part of this iconic and dynamic part of New York City, as well as welcome guests from all over the world,” said Richard Hotter, GM of the Doubletree Times Square West. “We look forward to showcasing the hotel and all of its premier highlights to our guests and neighbors.”

Other hotel amenities include a 24-hour business center, a stylish 1,000-square-foot conference room which can accommodate up to 15 people, and a complimentary fitness center. The hotel is also pet friendly, offering a specialized package to accommodate pet owners and their furry friends during their stay. The hotel will also offer specially cultivated packages geared towards families with small children, Broadway goers and romantic getaway travelers.