Kimpton Hotel Eventi
What We Love
- Floor-to-ceiling windows in every room make the most of the skyline views
- Super pet-friendly; treats and water bowl in the lobby
- Farm-to-table American fare in The Vine restaurant
What To Know
- Surrounding area doesn't have a lot of action, but you’re a short walk to Chelsea and Midtown
- WiFi isn't free unless you join the Kimpton loyalty club (just register your e-mail address)
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
This glass-and-steel tower on a roaring stretch of Sixth Avenue is easy to spot for its rows of neat shrubs and constantly revolving doors. Inside, the enormous lobby is kept cozy with carved wood panels, red marble floors, and a genuinely welcoming staff. The check-in desk is in front of a giant red velvet curtain, from behind which peeks a tiny bit of a Renoir-like painting of a blushy female nude—a coy touch that’s echoed across the property. Ride up the elevator and the playful artwork fades into a very Manhattan palette of grays and blacks. Japanese panels and doors line one side of the 292 guest rooms, each of which has kingsize beds, cushioned headboards and wall-to-wall windows that open the room up to the city. The signature restaurant, The Vine, serves farm-to-table American fare (eggplant caponata crostini, Yellowtail crudo, wood oven roasted chicken etc.) in its pretty indoor-outdoor dining room. The 1,000-square-foot fitness center is open round the clock and outdoor group fitness classes are available occasionally. There’s also a full spa offering massages, facials and even jet-lag recovery. This being a Kimpton hotel, kids and pets are welcomed with personalized gifts and amenities.
In the Area
While the hotel’s immediate vicinity isn’t the prettiest, you’re a short walk from all the restaurants, galleries and nightlife in Chelsea and the lights of the theater district Times Square. For a dose of retail therapy, take your plastic downtown to Meatpacking and hit Diane von Furstenberg’s flagship and such designer stores as Yigal Azrouel, Carlos Miele and Alexander McQueen. If you’d prefer more culinary indulgences, head to Chelsea Market and gather picnic essentials among the cheesemongers, lobster purveyors, bakers and gelato makers before checking out the sunset views of the Hudson from your perch above the city on the High Line, a park built on elevated railway lines.
How to Get There
We stayed at the wonderful Kimpton Hotel Eventi on President's Day weekend and loved everything about it. We were given an upgraded room with a fabulous view of the Empire State Building. Front desk staff member Marilyn was very personable, friendly and helpful with all my questions. The Premier suite was spacious with a separate bedroom, a huge bathroom and two large TV's. The sleeper sofa was uncomfortable to sleep in but the manager Hanna made sure the housekeeper added padding and extra comforters to correct that. All I had to do was ask! The housekeeper did such an excellent job that it was 200% better the next evening. I also asked if it was possible to get contact lens solution (forgot at home!) and was pleased to have some delivered within minutes to my door. We wanted some missing candy from the Mini Bar and I wondered if I could get some from customer service. The housekeeper across the hall immediately stopped what she was doing and got my candy! Sunday brunch at L'Amico restaurant was excellent, both delicious and very filling.. Be sure to order Our Bread on the brunch menu. A sweet treat enough for two or three and delicious doesn't even begin to describe it. Good location only a few blocks from Penn Station for train travellers. This hotel has excellent customer service which extends from housekeepers to front desk staff to restaurant staff to the management. Big thank you to John the manager for going above and beyond our expectations. We will definitely return.
This hotel has become my go-to spot in NYC. It's affordable, modern and has everything you need. The location is great with quick access to the subway. The decor in this hotel is modern and industrial with two great restaurants. They have a delicious breakfast and I'm obsessed with their avocado toast. The service in the main restaurant is always really good. But they also have a good wine list and appetizers. They have a wine happy hour which is a nice bonus. The staff is helpful and friendly. The rooms are average size - seeming spacious for NYC and clean and modern with a walk in shower. The beds are very comfortable and the rooms are quiet. The last trip I was here, the were full and I had to stay somewhere else and missed the Event very much.
Fabulous hotel and service. Room was beautifully decorated. Lobby and common areas are clean and crisp design with modern touches. Breakfast in restaurant was delicious. All staff was friendly and helpful. Highly recommend.
We have stayed at this hotel multiple times on visits to NYC. Just a 5 minute walk from Penn Station, it's location is perfect for people traveling to NYC by train as we often do. Staff are wonderful, rooms and amenities are great, the hotel restaurants are all good, and daily wine happy hour is a treat and perfect before a dinner or night on the town.
We had 5 rooms over 3 nights. Everyone in our group had nothing back great things to say about hotel staff (front door team was awesome), restaurant quality, room quality, etc. Pretty good bar scene in the evenings. We will definitely stay here on our next visits.