RIU Hotels & Resorts has just opened the Hotel Riu Plaza Manhattan Times Square, the Spanish hotel chain’s second establishment in New York City. Just like its predecessor, this hotel is a new build and has a highly desirable location in the heart of Manhattan, surrounded by the most famous theatres on Broadway and just a stone’s throw from Times

The Riu Plaza Manhattan Times Square has 656 rooms and its innovatively designed facilities are ready to offer guests the exclusive Riu Plaza service.  The hotel’s decoration aims to submerge guests in the Big Apple’s renowned theatrical world from the moment they walk through the door. This is a clear nod to the hotel’s unbeatable location on 47th Street, just a stone’s throw away from Times Square and Broadway’s acclaimed musicals.

The hotel’s architectural details, interior design and artwork transmit all the excitement and stage design of Broadway. The lobby is a clear example, where huge masks inspired by “The Phantom of the Opera” give customers an elegant and personalized welcome.

The new build housing the hotel has 47 floors that take customers up to the dizzying heights of New York. On the ground floor, we can find the main lobby and the “Grab&Go” cafeteria, as well as spacious relaxation areas. The gym is located on the floor below. The first floors of the building house a car park and a restaurant that serves RIU’s well-known buffet breakfast, while the rooms are located on the seventh floor and above.

This hotel’s more than 650 rooms are designed with the /modern and elegant RIU style and are ready to offer customers all they need to relax after a thrilling day of sightseeing in the big city. What’s more, with the facility fee, guests have access to extra services such as free WiFi, luggage storage on arrival and departure, a bottle of water in the room on the day of arrival and unlimited access to the gym,” RIU says.