Designed by award-winning New York-based, Mexican-born architect, Enrique Norten, the Hotel Americano stands out among its quaint Chelsea neighbors. Sitting alongside some of the world’s premier art galleries and New York’s famed High Line Park, Hotel Americano’s interior accommodations feature a mix of our favorited influences — such as Latin, Japanese, French and mid-century American — represented in timeless materials and warm minimalism, including hardwood, black glass, concrete and marble.
The hotel’s 56 rooms were designed by French designer Arnaud Montigny. Montigny’s design was inspired by an urban ryokan – a traditional Japanese Inn – with wooden platform beds, warm lighting and natural materials. Midcentury, minimal design and an emphasis on technology allow for complete serenity; the woes of big city life abate.
The hotel also boasts a splendid rooftop deck and plunge pool, which only serve to enhance the wrap-around river-to-skyline views — creating an atmosphere where everything feels possible. Quality craftsmanship combined with midcentury design classics, custom amenities and advanced technology provides guests a serene space in which to retreat from the bustle of city life outside.
Arflex’s iconic Elettra chair can be found in the hotel’s restaurant (The Americano) and rooms, featured in bright yellow and forest green linings. The Elettra armchair can be found in the hotel bar (Bar Americano) and in the lobby, featured in a muted brown plaid, a soft crème and burnt orange colour.
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