Hilton Secures Landmark Hotel In New York City With Opening Of Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza
Key property located across from the United Nations Headquarters on Manhattan’s East Side welcomes global leaders and guests
NEW YORK - Hilton (NYSE: HLT) announced today that ONE UN New York will join the Hilton network as Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza on August 30 as Hilton Hotels & Resorts' seventh local property. The landmark hotel, situated alongside the United Nations headquarters, has long welcomed both leisure and business travelers, and the world's most esteemed leaders, diplomats and heads of state. The iconic property is now poised to deliver Hilton's flagship hospitality to visitors from across the globe. It has completed a $68 million phased renovation since 2012, which preserved the distinctive architecture and layout of the original Kevin Roche-designed building, while upgrading the hotel's 439 guest rooms and suites, meetings and event spaces, public areas and restaurant.
"At Hilton, we are always looking to be in the heart of the world's top destinations that matter most to our guests and Hilton Honors members, and no city embodies this more than New York," said David Marr, senior vice president and global head, full service brands, Hilton. "The addition of Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza brings our signature hospitality to the east side of Manhattan, and we look forward to providing exceptional guest experiences true to the Hilton brand."
Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza offers panoramic views across the Manhattan skyline to one side, with sweeping views of the East River to the other. Nearby attractions include Grand Central Terminal, Empire State Building, Fifth Avenue, Times Square and the Broadway Theatre district.
Guest and locals alike can enjoy a variety of dining options on-property including:
- Ambassador Grill: a modern, all-day dining destination, which offers fresh, globally-inspired fare including classic dishes and all-time favorites
- Ambassador Lounge: set within the hotel's signature restaurant, the lounge features an extensive menu of wine, beer and spirits for guests looking to unwind in a chic and casual setting
- un café: perfect for the guest on the go, this venue serves freshly-brewed coffee complemented by a wide selection of pastries, salads and sandwiches
With approximately 7,500 square feet of meeting space, Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza is the perfect venue for meetings and events. The hotel offers six adaptable meeting, function and exhibit spaces with natural light and panoramic views of New York City, including the hotel's stunning ballroom, which can accommodate up to 300 guests. Each event space comes with dedicated audio-visual and production support, and the hotel has a specialized catering and events team on hand to provide expert advice for events of any size. Guests seeking exercise have a variety of options, including a 24-hour fitness center and a year-round tennis court.
"We are very pleased that our unique property located on the grounds of the United Nations headquarters will be managed by Hilton as Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza," said Mr. Kwek Leng Beng, Chairman of Millennium & Copthorne, Plc. "With the availability of premier accommodation and event space in midtown Manhattan, Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza will be an ideal choice for many of the Hilton loyal guests. It is a win-win situation for both Hilton and Millennium Group. We look forward to this expanded relationship with Hilton in North America and internationally."
"With stunning skyline views, modern accommodations and amenities and a location in one of the world's most sought-after destinations, we are confident we will exceed our guests' expectations and further establish Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza as one of the city's top hotels. The hotel will join its sister property, Millennium Hilton New York Downtown, which is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, in welcoming many of the Hilton brand's valued guests to this dignified residential area of Midtown East," added Mr. Kwek.
Guests staying at Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza will be eligible for benefits as part of Hilton Honors®, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 14 distinct hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can't be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in and choose their room. To mark the hotel's opening, Hilton Honors members who stay at Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza between August 30, 2017 and September 30, 2017 will earn 1,000 Bonus Points per night.
Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza is located at One United Nations Plaza, New York, NY, conveniently situated 10 miles from La Guardia Airport, 15 miles from John F. Kennedy Airport and less than a ten-minute walk to the Grand Central 42 St. Subway station. The hotel is owned by Millennium Hotels and Resorts and will be managed by Hilton. For more information, or to make a reservation, please call +1 212-758-1234 or visit the hotel's website at http://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/millennium-hilton-new-york-one-un-plaza-NYCUPHH/index.html
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About Millennium Hotels and Resorts
Millennium Hotels and Resorts is the brand umbrella of Millennium & Copthorne Hotels plc, a global hospitality management and real estate group, listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: MLC). The company owns and/or manages a worldwide portfolio of more than 130 hotels, offering over 37,000 rooms in business and leisure destinations in Asia, Australasia, Europe, the Middle East and North America. Millennium Hotels and Resorts consists of nine brands: Grand Millennium, Millennium, Grand Copthorne, Copthorne, Kingsgate, M Hotel, M Social, Studio M and MyMillennium, which are operated throughout Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and North America.
Founded on the philosophy of genuine hospitality, this dynamic hospitality group has an outstanding reputation for excellence, taking pride in exceeding the needs of its business and leisure travelers. The strategic localities of its properties in key gateway cities such as New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Singapore, Auckland and Beijing makes Millennium Hotels and Resorts the perfect address to conduct your business or indulge yourself while on holiday.
For more information, visit www.millenniumhotels.com
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Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 18 world-class brands comprising more than 6,200 properties with more than 983,000 rooms, in 118 countries and territories. Dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company, Hilton welcomed more than 3 billion guests in its 100-year history, earned a top spot on the 2019 World’s Best Workplaces list, and was named the 2019 Global Industry Leader on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices. In 2020, Hilton CleanStay was introduced, bringing an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to hotels worldwide. Through the award-winning guest loyalty program Hilton Honors, the 108 million members who book directly with Hilton can earn Points for hotel stays and experiences money can’t buy, plus enjoy instant benefits, including digital check-in with room selection, Digital Key, and Connected Room. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information, and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.Download Article Photos