Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Forget About a Room With a View; At the Renaissance New York Hotel 57, the Best Source of Inspiration Is on the Roof

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired)- There are many faces of New York. There's the view from the bridges as people enter the city. There's the view from the street, crowded with buildings, where the only indication you're outside is the blue sky above. And then there's the skyline view afforded by exclusive penthouses, private jets and, in a more egalitarian approach, the Rooftop Terrace of the Renaissance New York Hotel 57. Luckily for travelers this spring, the last of these has just reopened for the warmer months, and its experience is as dramatic as ever.

Located 17 floors above street level, the Rooftop Terrace is enviable among Midtown Manhattan's boutique hotels' offerings. The space reflects the urban chic that pulses through the rest of the hotel. A carefully curated mix of textures -- from bricks, to metal, to wicker, to glass, to fabric -- creates an alchemy that is as inviting as it is breathtaking.

As guests settle in to this richly-appointed rooftop lounge in Midtown on the East Side, they immediately notice something else just as striking as the decor: the view. And while gazing out at the glass-and-steel landscape is inspiring in its own right, at least one perspective will feel familiar. The opening frame of "Sex and the City," which features a snapshot of the Chrysler Building, was shot from this very space.

But reveling in the associated fame of the Terrace is just the first of its attractions. Guests can create their own memories easily enough with a few friends and the handcrafted, specialty cocktails on the menu. Or they can book the Terrace for one unforgettable, super-stylish, private event. And as one of the only rooftop bars in Midtown East to also regularly host performances by New York's best up-and-coming musicians, the Terrace gives visitors something else they crave: an authentic NYC experience.

As part of Renaissance Hotels' RLife LIVE events, the concerts are just one more feature that distinguishes the property from other boutique hotels in Manhattan. And for discerning travelers who want the best location, unparalleled design and one-of-a-kind features like the Rooftop Terrace, only this lofty choice will do.

About the Renaissance New York Hotel 57
With a convenient Midtown East location and a style that's boutique chic, the Renaissance New York Hotel 57 is appealing to everyone from business travelers to families. Guest rooms feature a contemporary European design with signature birch-wood paneling, a marble bathroom, flat-panel TV, high-speed Internet access, premium bedding and scenic views of Midtown Manhattan. Visitors can enjoy a traditional workout in the fitness center or stroll through the neighborhood, home to top attractions like Bloomingdale's flagship store, Central Park, Museum Mile and Carnegie Hall. Get a taste of NYC's dining scene at Opia Restaurant, or gather for cocktails and the big game at Opia Lounge and Bar. During summer evenings, head to the 17th-floor Rooftop Lounge, which is also available for private events. For meetings and other functions, the hotel offers 4,600 square feet of event space.

About Renaissance
Renaissance Hotels represents a diverse collection of more than 155 hotels in 35 countries worldwide. Each property is unique, offering passionate travelers a one-of-kind experience and memories they will be sure to take with them long after they depart. Within every hotel, guests are greeted by an exceptional array of amenities and an inspiring world of local discoveries. For travelers looking to experience something new, innovative and locally driven programs including the industry leading entertainment platform RLife LIVE as well as R Navigator, ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. Renaissance Hotels. Live Life To Discover. To discover more visit

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130 East 57th Street
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