At 760-feet tall with 68 stories, Marriott has opened up what is now the tallest hotel in America in New York City. It is a dual-property hotel, with lower floors occupied by Courtyard and upper by Residence Inn, both of which are chains owned and operated by Marriott Hotels.
The hotel being touted as the tallest hotel in North America is open for business in New York City.
The property, located near Times Square at 1717 Broadway, is really two hotels in one: Floors 6-33 are a Courtyard by Marriott and floors 37-65 are a Residence Inn by Marriott. The 68-story building has 639 rooms in all and stands 760 feet tall.
The decision to divide the space between the two brands was a strategic one. "They are two distinct products that appeal to two different kinds of stays," said Arne Sorenson, president and CEO of Marriott International at a press conference. Read More