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Access Hotel & Resorts Selected to Manage the 155-room
Distrikt Hotel in Midtown New York City

LAS COLINAS, TEX (OCTOBER 6, 2010) – Access Hotel & Resorts, an independent global hospitality management company, has announced it will manage The Distrikt Hotel in New York City, New York.  Located in midtown Manhattan, the 155-room hotel is centrally located near The New York Times Building and Times Square.  
Opened since February 2010, The Distrikt Hotel boasts cutting-edge technology with comfortable cosmopolitan style, four-star amenities and exceptional cuisine.  The hotel is a brilliant art piece with exquisite architecture and décor that includes a twelve-foot living lobby wall replica of Central Park, an artist’s rendering of Manhattan’s street grid, and unique collages of the various New York districts.  
Access Hotels & Resorts’ Chief Executive Officer Tom Baker believes the company’s growing portfolio of successful independent hotels and resorts and experienced team will help elevate The Distrikt to become one of Manhattan’s most premiere properties.  “As our company has grown, we have searched for the right fit in New York City.  The Distrikt is the ultimate compliment to our growing portfolio,” Baker said.    
Located in midtown Manhattan steps from Times Square, Bryant Park, Broadway, the Theater District, and Madison Square Garden, The Distrikt is a chic enclave settled inside a 32-story sleek skyscraper designed by architects Otte Assemblage.  Built in February 2010, the hotel features 155 luxurious guestrooms, four-star services and amenities including ultra-technologies suitable for serving the most tech-savvy traveler. The 32-story building’s decor is split in three-to-four story design motifs themed after various parts of New York City – The Financial District, Lower East Side, Tribeca, SoHo, Village, Chelsea, Midtown East, Midtown West, Central Park and Harlem.   Perfect for business or pleasure, The Distrikt is a home away from home in one of the world’s most famous cities.  For more information on The Distrikt, visit
Access Hotels & Resorts is a hospitality management company operating independent hotels and resorts with a distinctive entrepreneurial platform.  The firm specializes in partnering with property owners to research and develop viable, unique solutions to increase profitability and operational success.  Led by an extraordinary team of accomplished hoteliers, Access Hotels & Resorts provides hotel owners, developers and financial investors a trusted partner to evaluate and manage all projects and assets.  
Access Hotels & Resorts’ diverse portfolio ranges from independent boutique hotels to large resort properties including The Lodge of Four Seasons, Four Seasons, Mo.; The Palace at Playa Grande, Dominican Republic; The Wilshire Hotel, Los Angeles, Calif.; Woodcliff Hotel and Spa and the Brookwood Inn, Rochester, N.Y.; and, Allegria Hotel & Spa, New York, N.Y.  For more information about Access Hotels & Resorts, please visit or call 469-576-1641.

Tom Baker
Chief Executive Officer and Managing Principal


Also See: Distrikt Hotel, an Ascend Collection Opens in Midtown Manhattan with Design Inspired by the City of New York / February 2010

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