Aman New York – Opening August 2, 2022
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (NewsView) Aman is pleased to announce that the highly anticipated Aman New York will welcome its first guests on August 2, 2022. The culmination of a monumental transformation of Manhattan’s iconic Crown Building, the hotel 83 suites and 22 signature residences bring the peace promised by Aman’s Sanskrit-derived name to the heart of New York City, ushering in a new era for hospitality in one of the world’s greatest cities. The hotel is the second in a pioneering new generation of urban Aman properties, following in the footsteps of Aman Tokyo and bringing the brand to 34 properties worldwide. Located at the corner of 57th Street and Fifth Avenue, the historic Crown Building was built in 1921. Designed by Warren and Wetmore, the architects of some of New York’s most influential buildings, including the train station Grand Central and the Helmsley Building, the building has undergone a major restoration, marking its next chapter as Aman’s urban sanctuary. Through a combination of its original architectural splendor and Aman’s harmonious design language, Aman’s inimitable tranquility is extraordinarily reimagined in this urban environment, transporting guests away from the frantic pace of the city below. Upon entering Aman New York, guests ascend to the hotel’s 14th floor, where a double-height atrium instantly instills a sense of grandeur while connecting exceptional socializing spaces, designed by Jean Michel Gathy of Denniston and guided by the pulse of the city. Restaurants include Arva, Aman’s convivial Italian restaurant, and Nama, Aman’s take on the Japanese culinary tradition of washoku, which features a Japanese Hinoki wooden counter for fine omakase-style dining, alongside a a wine library, all connected by a verdant wraparound garden terrace. Featuring reflective pools and spectacular fire pits, the 650 square meter outdoor space boasts a retractable glass roof allowing year-round access. Meanwhile, the exclusive Jazz Club offers world-class live performances, reimagining a classic New York experience and serving as a nighttime gathering spot.
Elsewhere, a flagship Aman Spa spans three floors (2,300 square meters) defining an entirely new and all-encompassing approach to city rejuvenation. The most comprehensive realization of Aman’s wellness philosophy in the Western Hemisphere, the spa offers a full range of wellness facilities, centered by a 20-meter indoor pool flanked by fire pits and loungers. rest and warmly lit by the glow of magnificent copper light fittings. For those seeking a dedicated wellness experience, two expansive spa houses include dual treatment rooms, Banya and Hammam rooms, and private outdoor terraces with hot and cold plunge pools, day beds, and fireplaces. Available for private use, the Spa Houses are comparable to those in the most remote retreats of Aman and introduce a totally new concept to the city. Ideal for business or leisure travelers, the hotel’s 83 suites are among the largest in New York City and are inspired by the airy architecture of Aman properties in Southeast Asia. An invitation to disconnect from the outside world, each suite also offers a working fireplace, a first in New York, while the bathrooms are sumptuous and oversized with oval bathtubs, marble rain showers and double sinks. Large windows provide dynamic views, and the use of organic, natural materials and soft tones bring a sense of balance and harmony reminiscent of that found in Aman resorts to the East. . On the 11th and 12th floors of the building, 11 large suites can be configured with additional bedrooms to create family spaces, while two Aman Suites offer the ultimate in urban Aman living with views of 57th Street and Fifth Avenue, lounge and dining areas with tables. for six, kitchenettes with counter and large dressing rooms.
In another nod to the brand’s roots, each suite also features a large-scale mural by contemporary Japanese artist Ryoko Adachi and inspired by the 15th-century masterpiece Pine Trees (Shorin-zubyobu) by Hasegawa Tohaku. One of Japan’s most famous works, Pine Trees was designated a national treasure in 1952 and is recognized around the world. Adachi’s recreation of the room perfectly captures its prominent pre-Edo influence and is a tribute to Tohaku, printed on delicate rice paper and covering the walls as a captivating focal point.
Vlad Doronin, Chairman and CEO of Aman, said, “Following the success of the multi-award winning Aman Tokyo, our strategy to bring the coveted Aman lifestyle to urban destinations continues. A landmark opening, Aman New York marks our largest investment in a single destination to date. The hotel introduces an entirely new concept to the city with extensive and unrivaled amenities, which propels the brand forward, delivering an unparalleled guest experience. Aman New York joins Amangani in Wyoming and Amangiri in Utah as the brand’s third destination in the United States. Part of Aman’s strong future pipeline, the trio will soon be joined by Aman Miami Beach (2024). Aman New York hotel reservations open July 25, 2022, with stays beginning August 2, 2022.
Website: amannewyork.com Images: Aman New York Address: Aman New York, The Crown Building, 730 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10019 warm hospitality of a gracious private home. The first, Amanpuri (Place of Peace), in Phuket, Thailand, introduced the concept, and since then Aman has grown to encompass 34 delightfully serene hotels and resorts in 20 destinations around the world, with nine other ongoing projects. In such spectacular settings, Aman has refined its offering with its transformative influence on mind, body, and spirit through harmoniously designed environments that transport guests away from their daily lives. Twelve properties also offer private label residences: sanctuaries that go beyond mundane notions of luxury allowing a privileged few to make the Aman way of life a permanent reality. Over the past few years, Aman has grown to offer its coveted lifestyle beyond the parameters of its havens. In 2018, the introduction of Aman Skincare continued the brand’s holistic influence, offering beautiful scented formulas using powerful all-natural ingredients and inspired by Aman spas. The introduction of Sva – a range of supplements designed to help maintain optimal health – and Aman Fine Fragrance in 2020 continued this journey, bringing Aman to the comfort of home. This sentiment has found an echo in 2021, with the arrival of a new retail collection, The Essentials by Aman, composed of timeless ready-to-wear pieces that meet the needs of each Aman customer. With innovation being the cornerstone of the brand’s philosophy, in 2020 Aman welcomed a new hotel brand, Janu, which means “soul” in Sanskrit. Janu offers a unique vision of hospitality where genuine human interaction, playful expression and social well-being are at the heart of the experience. Janu aims to balance the head and the heart and to revive the soul. Three upcoming Janu hotels are already under construction: Tokyo; AlUla in Saudi Arabia and Montenegro. REP REP
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