The Kitano Hotel New York
Discover a quiet refuge from fast-moving Midtown Manhattan at The Kitano Hotel New York. This elegant luxury hotel beautifully blends traditional East and modern West in one of New York City’s most sought-after neighborhoods. It offers the style and character of a private home, attentive hallmark service, elegant guestrooms and suites, and timeless Japanese cuisine. Enjoy beautiful ikebana floral displays, enchanting live music at the jazz bar, a mix of permanent and temporary works of art, and a unique cultural experience in the Big Apple.
- Choose from 149 spacious guestrooms and suites — some with skyline views
- Book the Tatami Suite, complete with shoji paper screens and tatami mats
- Organize a reception for up to 140 people in the 18th-floor Penthouse Suite
- Admire the in-house art collection, including the bronze dog sculpture by Fernando Botero
- Shop at the boutique, and work out with access to a nearby fitness center
- Savor superlative Japanese kaiseki cuisine at the award-winning Hakubai restaurant
Stay at The Kitano Hotel New York to appreciate the understated elegance of Japanese design and service — a unique contrast to the hustle and bustle of NYC. The hotel is a calm retreat and a rich cultural experience, with live music and art as key fixtures.
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A warm palette of cream and pale gold creates a welcoming ambiance in each of the 149 guestrooms and suites, decorated in custom-made mahogany and cherry furniture. Unwind in a deep bathtub with Gilchrist & Soames products, and enjoy a good night’s sleep thanks to plush pillow-top mattresses and down comforters. For the full Japanese experience, opt for the 17th floor Tatami Suite — wooden floors, futons, tatami mats, shoji paper screens, and a Japanese bathroom create an authentic experience.
The concierge service is distinguished and can provide recommendations and reservations to New York City’s best hotspots. Dry cleaning and laundry services are available, as is valet parking. If you need to liaise with colleagues or clients, head to the business center.
For some of the most authentic Japanese cuisine in New York City you need not venture any further than The Kitano Hotel New York. Dine at its signature restaurant for gastronomical excellence, or head to the more informal Jazz at Kitano for a contemporary American and Asian menu accompanied by live jazz music.
Hakubai – This restaurant is renowned for its perfect execution of kaiseki, an ancient culinary tradition steeped in Zen Buddhism. Enjoy artful dishes created by Executive Chef Yukihiro Sato and his team, presented beautifully in lacquer bowls and porcelain. Try the tofu with shrimp, suimono, assorted sashimi, marinated sea trout with miso sauce, and assorted tempura.
Jazz at Kitano – Tap your feet to the smooth sounds of Tony Middleton and his band while sampling American and Japanese food at what has been described as “one of the best jazz clubs in NYC” by NYC Jazz Record. Start your day with miso soup, seaweed, and Asian pickles; for dinner, choose from dishes such as pan-seared mahi mahi, grilled octopus salad, and 28-day dry-aged steak.
Listen to world-class music in the jazz club with a post-prandial cocktail, and soak up the sounds of the acclaimed resident jazz band, helmed by Tony Middleton. Admire the charming Fernando Botero bronze sculpture in the lobby, plus other works of art throughout the hotel. With a “rotating repertoire” of works on show, there is always something new to see. Work out at the nearby fitness center, dine on Japanese kaiseki cuisine, and enjoy a cocktail or two.
When you are ready to explore the city, head to Fifth Avenue for luxury brands or to the Garment District for designer sample sales. Take in the views from the Empire State Building, be wowed by a Broadway Show, and go in-line skating in Central Park or ice-skating at Rockefeller center. Discover cool cafés and tucked-away speakeasy bars in the East Village, or view the latest exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The Kitano Hotel New York
The Kitano Hotel New York is located in the Murray Hills area of Manhattan in New York, New York, within easy walking distance of many of the Big Apple’s attractions, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, Broadway, and the United Nations. Grand Central Station and the designer shops of Fifth Avenue are both a five-minute stroll away.
LaGuardia International Airport is 9 mi / 14 km away.
JFK International Airport is 16 mi / 25 km away.
Newark Liberty International Airport is 16 mi / 25 km from the hotel.
Valet parking is available.