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Seibu Prince Hotels Worldwide Co., Ltd. “The Prince Kitano New York” opens on Friday, December 1, 2023

Seibu Prince Hotels Worldwide Co., Ltd.
“The Prince Kitano New York” opens on Friday, December 1, 2023 Rebranding New York’s only Japanese hotel, “The Kitano Hotel New York” ……
Seibu Prince Hotels Worldwide Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: 1-16-15 Minamiikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Yoshiki Kaneda) is rebranding its flagship brand “The Prince” in New York, USA. The Prince Kitano New York hotel will open on Friday, December 1, 2023 local time.
*Opening dates for each restaurant vary.
“The Prince Kitano New York” has been the only Japanese hotel in New York, USA, “The Kitano Hotel New York” for many years, and has welcomed many world famous people. As we celebrate our 50th
anniversary, we will begin a new journey as The Prince Kitano New York, a hotel bearing our flagship brand, The Prince. The hotel is located in the upscale residential area Park Avenue, and is within walking distance of Grand Central Terminal Station, Manhattan’s terminal station, as well as Times Square and the Empire State Building, which are major sightseeing spots in New York. The area is convenient for both business and leisure. The hotel has 150 rooms, a restaurant/bar and a meeting room. In conjunction with this rebrand, the guest rooms, lobby, and restaurant have been sequentially renovated, with a design that incorporates classic yet modern elements.
In April of last year, our company started in earnest as Seibu Prince Hotels Worldwide, a company specializing in hotel management, with the goal of “From Prince Hotels in Japan to Prince Hotels around the world,” with the aim of becoming a global hotel chain. I am. By inheriting the tradition that The Kitano Hotel New York has cultivated over many years in New York and the spirit of hospitality unique to Japan, and fusing it with the values ​​of The Prince, the flagship of the Prince Hotel brand, The Kitano Hotel New York・Prince Kitano New York will evolve into a hotel that delivers new stay value to the world.
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Renovated lobby
Hotel overview
[Hotel name] The Prince Kitano New York (English name: The Prince Kitano New York)
[Scheduled to open] December 1, 2023 (Friday)
[Location] 66 Park Ave, East 38th St, New York, NY10016
[Number of rooms] 150 rooms
[Auxiliary facilities] 3 restaurants/bars, 3 meeting rooms
[Access] 5 minutes walk from Grand Central Terminal Station
[Site area] 714 square meters
[Legal total floor area] 9,776 square meters
[Scale] 18 floors above ground, 2 floors underground
[Operation] US corporation PRINCE HOTELS USA, Inc.
[Management form] Management contract with Kitano Arms Corporation, a US corporation
[Website] https://www.princehotels.co.jp/kitano/
*The information published in this document is current as of December 1, 2023 and is subject to change.
Equipment outline
Our hotel is located in a quiet residential area in the historic Murray Hill area of ​​New York. The building has a calm atmosphere, with a distinctive exterior featuring brown walls reminiscent of New York, and a dignified, sophisticated interior. In addition to 150 guest rooms and 3 meeting rooms, we have 2 restaurants and a rooftop bar located on the top floor. From the bar on the top floor, you can see the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building in front of you, and enjoy the night view of Manhattan.
1. Guest room
In addition to 19 suites, we offer a variety of room types that you can choose from depending on your purpose and preference, including fully Japanese-style rooms with sliding doors and tatami flooring. All rooms are equipped with deep bathtubs and toilets with hot water washing, allowing you to enjoy a functional and comfortable stay. In line with the rebranding, approximately 100 of the 150 rooms have been renovated, incorporating modern furniture and colors into the classic interior to create a relaxing atmosphere.
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New York cityscape seen from the guest room (image)
2.Restaurant/Bar
(1) Japanese restaurant “hakubai” (B1)
The Japanese restaurant “hakubai” will undergo a major renovation by welcoming a top-class designer in New York who has worked on many Michelin-starred restaurants. It will be reborn as a restaurant offering kaiseki cuisine that even New Yorkers can enjoy in a calm atmosphere with a stylish design. We offer traditional counter seating, spacious dining seating, and private rooms.
[Opening date] Open as soon as it is ready
[Number of seats] 71 seats
[Business hours] 5:00P.M. – 10:30P.M. (Closed on Sundays and Mondays) [Menu/Prices] Omakase course starting from $195 per person
(2) Dining cafe “Hillside Cafe” (1F)
A dining cafe with a contemporary atmosphere has been created, incorporating modern furniture and lighting. We offer light meals such as sandwiches and salads.
[Opening date] Sunday, December 3, 2023
[Number of seats] 58 seats
[Business hours] 7:00A.M.-2:00P.M.
[Menu/Prices] Breakfast (buffet) $40 per person, special lunch set $38, etc.

(3) Rooftop bar “roof at 66 Park” (18F)
On the top floor of the hotel is the rooftop bar “roof at 66 Park.” The outdoor terrace offers views of New York City, including the Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal Station, and the Chrysler Building. It can also be reserved for private use and can accommodate up to 120 people.
[Number of seats] 112 seats
[Business hours] 5:00P.M. – 12:00MID. (Closed on Sundays and Mondays) [Menu/Prices] Cocktails from $22
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Enjoy the night view of Manhattan from the rooftop bar
3. conference room
We have three conference rooms that can be easily used for meetings with 10 to 20 people. It is also possible to prepare meals from the hotel’s room service, making it suitable for business meetings. [Image 5

Conference room (image)
Hotel history
It all started for The Kitano Hotel New York at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. At that time, Ken Kitano
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