LUMA Hotel Times Square Opens in New York Led by General Manager Kate Martin

/LUMA Hotel Times Square Opens in New York Led by General Manager Kate Martin

LUMA Hotel Times Square Opens in New York Led by General Manager Kate Martin

|2017-05-03T14:33:23+00:00May 3rd, 2017|

NEW YORK (May 3, 2017) – Officially opening its doors May 2, 2017, LUMA Hotel Times Square shines a new light in the neighborhood, proudly welcoming guests with a contemporary and innovative approach to hospitality. A newly built hotel nestled between two pre-war buildings on 41st Street between Broadway and Avenue of the Americas and adjacent to Bryant Park, LUMA is ideally located amongst New York City main businesses and world-renowned attractions, radiating sophistication, modernity, comfort, illuminating the spirit of New York City.

The 28-floor hotel has a sleek façade and transparent glass silhouette – a visual standout on 41st Street. The 130-room LUMA boasts floor-to-ceiling windows encouraging natural light and breathtaking views of Manhattan. LUMA’s rooms were designed to be minimal, soothing and anticipatory of every guest demand – whether for business or leisure. All guestrooms are equipped with complimentary amenities, including incredibly fast Wi-Fi, plush top beds, bath amenities, Nespresso coffee, as well as luxury linens, bathrobes and slippers.

Among LUMA’s many standout features is its signature restaurant, Ortzi. The Basque-inspired tapas restaurant and bar is the latest culinary destination in the neighborhood and a new concept from James Beard Award-winning Iron Chef, Chef Jose Garces. The adjacent bar offers signature cocktails and a robust wine program, as well as ample bar and café-style seating. Ortzi offers a unique and exciting dining experience, appealing to LUMA guests, travelers and locals alike.

“We’re thrilled to open our doors to the public and be a core part of such a vibrant neighborhood” said Kate Martin, General Manager of LUMA. “We look forward to providing guests a place to relax, eat, drink, connect – and ultimately, experience an unforgettable trip to New York City.”

For more information on LUMA Hotel Times Square, please visit

About LUMA Hotel Times Square

LUMA Hotel Times Square is located on 41st Street between Broadway and Avenue of the Americas in the heart of New York City. Bright, innovative and inviting, LUMA shines a light on the best of modern hospitality and illuminates guests with dynamic energy and an independent spirit.  Designed by New York architect Peter Poon, the hotel boasts 130 well-appointed guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows for enjoying natural light and taking in views of Manhattan. Reflecting the ambition and allure of the city, the hotel is ideally situated amongst developing tech firms, and international fashion houses, as well as steps away from New York City landmarks and attractions. LUMA’s ground floor houses acclaimed, James Beard Award-winning Chef Jose Garces’ new restaurant Ortzi, taking its name from the Basque word for sky and inspired by the region’s great tradition of tapas. For more information, please visit

Contact: Stephanie Krajewski / Alison Peters /212.683.2442

About Garces

Garces is a Philadelphia-based hospitality group specializing in personal dining experiences rooted in the rich cultural traditions and culinary vision of the James Beard Award-winning Latin-American Chef Jose Garces. Taking a heartfelt and creative approach to time-honored recipes and dishes, Garces operates more than a dozen restaurants across the country from Chicago to New York City. For more information on Garces, please visit and for more information on Ortzi, please visit Follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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