Nobutaka Ashihara Architect designs first Hyatt House in New York

Hyatt House New York/Chelsea, a 150-room extended stay hotel, will open in Chelsea’s Flower District this fall.

Lexin Capital and Real Hospitality Group (RHG) will open this fall the Hyatt House New York/Chelsea, a 150-room extended-stay hotel that will be located in Chelsea’s historic Flower District. The 30-story property will be the first Hyatt House hotel in New York City. It will have with contemporary touches, including floor-to-ceiling windows, lofty guestrooms, apartment-style kitchen suites and views of the city’s skyline.

The building was designed by New York-based firm Nobutaka Ashihara Architect, whose previous projects include Hotel 48LEX and Courtyard New York Manhattan/Central Park.

Hyatt House New York/Chelsea will be within walking distance to the Fashion Institute of Technology, the Macy’s flagship store, Madison Square Garden and Chelsea art galleries and restaurants.

Averaging approximately 340 square feet, 150 guestrooms will have expansive bathrooms with glass walk-in showers. Many rooms will also include couches, 43-inch or larger flat panel televisions and dedicated workspaces. Seventy-four of the rooms will have kitchenettes with stainless steel appliances. All rooms will have a refrigerator and a microwave oven. Communal washers and dryers, as well as 60 connecting units for families and groups, will also be available for those on an extended stay. The floor-to-ceiling windows will allow for natural light to fill into each guestroom, as well as provide views of Manhattan’s skyline. The color palette will consist of chocolate soft gray and ivory hues, complementing floral artwork that evoke themes of Chelsea’s Flower District.

There will also be a 30th floor indoor rooftop fitness center, as well as an outdoor recreational area with gym equipment from Life Fitness and views of Manhattan.

The hotel’s lobby will house 2Beans, a chocolate and espresso shop. To be located on the hotel’s second floor will be the H BAR, a centralized gathering space at the hotel. Meanwhile, the 24-hour H MARKET will be located on the ground floor.