Hotel Spotlight: Hotel Riu Plaza

The Riu Plaza, opened in early 2016, offers sleek suites with modern European sensibilities in the heart of Manhattan.

But perhaps one of the biggest selling features to this hotel is, as any real estate professional might describe, “Location, location, location.”

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Set in the heart beat of iconic New York:  from Central Park to Restaurant Row, Broadway Theatre to extraordinary shopping, the Riu Plaza is a natural springboard for the traveler.  For a total immersion into all that is New York…

I mean, really? Could a better location be had?


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The Riu Plaza sits in the heart of all that is emblematic of New City: a tourist’s paradise for theatre, shopping and site seeing.  Graphics credit: Review page of Riu Plaza New York,











While Riu is typically associated with “sun and sand” hotel locations, the hotel chain has started a new concept:  The Riu Plaza New York Times Square becomes the second urban “city hotel line” in the US, and the first $100MM non-union construction project in New York City’s history.


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The streamlined suites include just enough modern conveniences to keep the connected traveler satisfied: wifi to allow guests to stay in touch with their modern, busy lives, knowing that they’re likely going to be “out and about town” rather than “retreating” or cocooning in their suite.


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