Ardent Hotel Management to manage two Manhattan hotels

Ardent Hotel Management Company will manage two institutional, select-service hotels in Manhattan. 

The hotels include the 148-room Hampton Inn United Nations and the 135-room Holiday Inn Express Herald Square. The assignments come on the heels of 1754 Properties’ recent acquisition of an interest in Ardent. 1754 Properties is an institutional investment and ownership company specializing in hotels properties in urban and infill resort areas.

Opened in February 2013, the Hampton Inn United Nations is located between the United Nations and Grand Central Station, the city's transit hub, at 231 East 43rd St. The hotel has a 24-hour business center, fitness center access, complimentary in-room internet service and Hampton's signature complimentary, hot breakfast daily.

The Holiday Inn Express is located at 60 West 36th St. in the heart of the fashion district near Herald Square. The hotel also is convenient to Times Square and Penn Station.  For business travelers, the hotel is within walking distance of headquarters for Bank of America, Viacom, Morgan Stanley, Marsh & McLennan, Google ABC, Verizon and McGraw Hill. The hotel offers a complimentary breakfast buffet, key accessible fitness center, 24-hour business center and complimentary internet service.